Saturday, 15 December 2018

Travel Essentials

Skincare is heavy and not always easy to bring a long when travelling especially shorter trips.
I usually buy travel sized friendly items in Korea and Japan because they always have them. And I also have empty containers so I can fill them up with my fave products.
In Korea and Japan they also sell a lot of the products in smaller travel sizes, even at convenient stores sometimes. Some items that are my essentials are these:

For the past years there have been a boom of various pads, pre-soaked with goodies.
These kinds of pads are great when travelling, can have them in your carry on!
Many companies have released their versions of pads and some of the ones I love are these.
I use them both at home and travelling

TIP: It is convenient to wipe off and fix makeups during the day. You can also use as a mini sheet mask on specific dry areas such as cheek or chin.

These daily pre-soaked exfoliating pads gently wipe out excess oil and keep the complexion clear, refined, and well-balanced.

HOW TO USE: Swipe the embossing side across the face avoiding eye area after cleansing.
Swipe the softer side across the face to pick up the remaining debris.
Replace the lid tightly to make sure the pads stay wet and clean.

Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Betaine Salicylate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Arginine, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Panthenol, Allantoin, Ethyl Hexanediol, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Hyaluronate

It is a daily moisturizing pad presoaked in a toner of Propolis Extract and Hyaluronic Acid. It helps to fight against main features of dehydrated, delicate and flaky skin.

HOW TO USE See above.

Propolis Extract, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Betaine, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Betaine Salicylate, Panthenol, Allantoin, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Hydroxide, Xanthan Gum, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil

3. MISSHA Super Aqua Moisture Essence Pad

These daily pre-soaked pads gently wipe out excess oil and keep the complexion clear and refined.

HOW TO USE See above.

Water, Glycerin, Dipropylene Glycol, Methylpropanediol, Butylene Glycol, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Aphanothece Sacrum Polysaccharide, Copper Tripeptide-1, Pseudoalteromonas Ferment Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Tripeptide-10 Citrulline, Tripeptide-1, Lecithin, Propolis Extract, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Ceramide NP, 1,2-Hexanediol, Hydroxyacetophenone, PPG-26-Buteth-26


There are many tissues, most of us know make up removing tissues, which are great as you can also have them on flights without any problem. But, have you every heard of shampoo tissues? In Korea they also have Hair tissue which brings same effect as dry shampoo!

1. Missha Pposong Hair Dry Tissue

Keep your hair oil-free with tissues! Cleansing + Conditioning + Volume Up.
Easy to take on the go and to freshen up hair at any moment.

HOW TO USE: Take out a tissue Wrap the tissue around the hair and sweep downward, let it dry and you are good to go.

Water, Alcohol, Dipropylene Glycol, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil, Polysorbate 60, Dimethicone, Trideceth-10, Phenoxyethanol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract, Fragrance

2. Missha Super Aqua Perfect Cleansing Oil In Tissue

Provides a perfect cleanse of makeup and impurities. Textured embossing helps cleanse deep inside pores. Blue lotus purifies without irritating.

HOW TO USE: Gently wipe cloth over the face and eyes to remove makeup, dirt, and oil.
No need to rinse.
*Tightly reseal package after use.

Water/Aqua, PolySorbate 80, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Hexamidine Diisethionate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethyl Lauroyl Arginate HCl, Hexylene Glycol, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Trideceth-9, Glycerin, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Phenoxyethanol, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Fragrance/Perfume, Water/Aqua, Glyerin, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Ceteth-10, Ceteth-20, Glyceryl Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Citric Acid, Butylene Glycol, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Butylene Glycol,, Propanediol, Nelumbo Nucifera Flower Extract, Prunus Mume Fruit Extract, Caprylyl Glyceryl Ether, Vitis Vinifera(Grape)Seed Oil, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Serenoa Serrulata Fruit Extract, Sesamum Indicum(Sesame) Seed Oil, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Tocopherol, Camellia Sinensis Seed Oil, Camellia Japonica Seed Oil

3. Simple Sensitive Skin Experts Facial Wipes

Simple Cleansing facial wipes are merciless on make up, even waterproof mascara, but gentle on skin.
The wipes leave no residues and contain no alcohol, no colour or dyes, no perfume and no harsh chemicals that can upset the skin, even the most sensitive.

HOW TO USE: With one side gently wipe over your eyelids and lips. Use the other side on your cheeks, chin, forefront and neck. If needed hold the wipe for a few seconds in areas where make up is more intense before wiping

Aqua, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Benzoic Acid, Ceteareth-12, Ceteareth-20, Cetearyl Alcohol, Citric Acid, Dehydroacetic Acid, Disodium EDTA, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, Panthenol, Pantolactone, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Citrate, Tocopheryl Acetate

Multi step facial masks

I always bring a facial mask for my long hauls. For the last years many Korean brands released masks divided in three steps - cleansing, tone/essence and face mask!
As you can hear, great to have on a flight to keep you moist and healthy ^^

A few brands providing these: