Headed off on a mid-year holiday?
I’m sure you already know that we are potentially the most helpful humans in the WORLD, giving you a slew of vacay content already…
- Packing & Travel Hacks – How to pack ALL OF THE THINGS!
- Essential Packing List
- What To Do For A Stress-Free Trip
- How To Survive Long Haul Flights
But if you’re not going anywhere, you’re about to get crazy pissed at all the vacay content splashed across your insta feed, as your friends clink a glass in Barcelona or embark on a camel ride in Morocco.
So beat the no holiday blues by injecting some bold prints and tropical inspired hues into your life. I rounded up my fave styles and beauty prodz for ultimate vacay vibes 🌴🍍
PRETTY IN PINK
Lime Crime Venus XL Palette – This is a palette for the romantics with rich and pigmented warm hues mixed with some stunning shimmers to shine at night. $74.95 AU
Jeffree Star Cosmetics Skin Frosts –These highlighters are intensely pigmented made to last hours and made for the babes that want to glow to the gods. $43
OPI Nail Lacquer – These polishes are inspired by the warmer months to bring intensely pigmented sunset colours to your fingertips whilst being super long-wearing and easy to apply.
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick – These colours are bold and meant to make a statement whilst being creamy and long lasting so you can rock for hours. $29 AU
L’ORÉAL Paris Glow Mon Amour Highlighting Drops – This totally affordable product makes your skin look naturally radiant and luminous with little to no blending effort; which makes it great for a little no-makeup makeup look! $20 AU
NAPOLEON PERDIS COLOUR DISCS (PINK SLINK) – Give eyes a boost with our pigment-rich, head-turning eyeshadow collection. The stellar formula goes on smooth, is easy to blend and lasts for the ultimate colour surge. $29 AU
BED HEAD QUEEN BEACH SALT INFUSED TEXTURE SPRAY – Provides long-lasting beachy texture and body for up to 24 hours. Minus the ‘crunch’, thank eff. $12.50 AU
MAC Powder Blush (Modern Mandarin) – A blush that provides fantastic colour with ease and consistency; easy to blend and good colour payoff without clown cheeks. $42 AU
Maybelline Fit Me Blush – So compact, this blush is so pretty and offers the perfect amount of pigment.
TARTE Rainforest Of The Sea Palette – An eyeshadow palette with textured foil formulas that are so plush and pigmented, they’re best applied with your fingers! $55 AU
MAC Risk Taker Eyeshadow Palette – This palette is GORGEOUS and has all the ingredients for creating the prettiest, pink and bronze eye look your peepers have seen. $79 AU
Elizabeth Arden Blurring Loose Powder – This light (seriously light, I usually can’t use powders due to the heaviness I feel from them) powder perfects skin, blurs imperfections and brightens the complexion. $70 AU
High Tropics Two Piece Set – So on-trend with the sleeves and shade. I’m loving this limited edition style sick.
Chantilly Maxi Dress – The perfect piece to pop over your bathers and go from beach to bar. The fabric is super lightweight so great for balmy weather.
Angels Dress – Prepare for serious cleavage with this hot as hell summery frock. The polka-dot print keeps it cute and the pale pink shade is oh-so-pretty.
IT COSMETICS YOUR SKIN BUT BETTER CC+ ILLUMINATION – I’m a massive fan of the original, this bad boy is perfect for glowy skin as whatever they’re included in the formula for illumination works WONDERS. $61 AU
Sunbum Lip Balm – Smooth SPF 30 sunscreen lip balm that tastes as delicious as it looks. $3.99 AU
WE ARE FEEL GOOD Inc. Sensitive Sunscreen Lotion – If you suffer from skin reactions easily, this SPF50+ is formulated to protect the most sensitive of skins. $27.95 AU
Bite Beauty Amuse Bousche Lipstick – Possibly one of the smoothest, creamiest lipsticks I’ve ever used. And the colour is INSANE! $40 AU
PERSONAIL Nail Polish Strips – Literally the best thing ever for anyone who looks down at their hands and has a small heart attack at the state of their nails. Stickers that don’t come off! $17.99 AU
ROCK & RUDDLE Mini Hairbrush – PERFECT for your travels, gym bag, handbag etc as it’s such a great size! A good hairbrush is worth buying as your strands will thank you for it.
O&M Mini Minerals – Styling – A cute trio (only 2 featured) of styling travel buddies, perfect for keeping your hair primped and perfect no matter your latitude and longitude. $27.95 AU
RAWW Coconut Splash Lipgloss – A peachy drink for your pout. $19.99 AU
DOSE OF COLOURS MÍRAME Highlighter – Ugh both the highlighters from the DESI X KATY collection beam like no other. I wish they weren’t LE! $37.58 AU
MAC MATTE LIPSTICK Tropic Tonic – Drooling over this matte, soft peach tone. Perfect for the nude-lover who wants to dip their toes into colour. $36 AU
Sisley Photo-Lip Delight Sweet – Make this your new signature shade, it’s glossy, peach dreaminess is what #poutgoal dreams are made of. $62 AU
Napoleon Perdis Colour Discs – Give your lids a boost with these pigment-rich, head-turning eyeshadows. $29 AU
Sweet Desire Dress – Phwoar, prepare for jaws dropping everywhere in this bad boy. The watermelon shade brings ultimate Tropicana vibes and the figure-hugging fabric shows off every curve.
If You’re Over Me Dress – Potentially the cutest, most ‘holiday’ dress you could possibly own.
Mind Tricks Two Piece Set – If you can’t see yourself flouncing around cobbled European streets in this bad boy, don’t even bother going.
Knot A Moment Dress – The mustard polka dots take this simple style to a whole new level of awesomeness and it looks seriously kewl with a cane-style bag.
LOVE THAT RED
Kylie Cosmetics Liquid Lips – A phenom AF red that stays and lasts all day. $29 USD
Kat Von D Studded Kiss Crème Lipstick – A creamy and mega-pigmented red that is both vegan and cruelty-free. $29 AU
MAC Retro Matte Lipstick – An incredibly long-lasting formula with a pigmented matte finish. $36 AU
Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick – This liquid lipstick is completely matte and opaque, it lasts for hours and its 100% vegan & cruelty-free. $27.95 AU
Bobbi Brown Lip Colour – This is a creamy, semi-matte lipstick that is full-coverage and super comfortable. $47 AU
OPI Nail Lacquer – This polish is super long-wearing, gorgeous and easy to apply. I’m loving the mini sizes in the Grease Collection as TBH I never finish one shade and there are SO MANY to choose from. $49.95 AU
Kat Von D Beauty 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade – A super long wearing and waterproof brow pomade with intense colour for a bold look. Wait till you see it in action, we used it in a recent shoot and it looks SICK! $28 AU
3CE Lip Colour – This lip colour is pigmented and comfortable with a long-lasting matte finish. $33 AU
Givenchy Rouge Interdit Vinyl Lipstick – This gorgeous formula is comfortable to wear with intense colour and shine. $47 AU
Erre Due Full Color Lipstick – This lip formula moisturizes and plumps your lips whilst having great pigmented. $33.20 AU
Sorrento Dreaming Dress – This linen-look dress may look exxy AF but at only $79.95, it’s a dang steal.
Happy With Me Two Piece Set – Two piece sets are such great items to have in your styles arsenal as you can mix and match the separates with other items for diff looks.
Homebound Dress – I really don’t understand peeps who aren’t into prints, they are so fun, this dress would still be cute without the floral accents splashed across it, but not as cute amirite!?
Renewed Jumpsuit – Pale, dusty pink goals. Just make sure you wear nude undies, these light shades can err on the sheer side!
GIVE ME A PINA COLADA
Jeffree Star Cosmetics 24 Karat Pro Palette – This palette is a go-to for all your glow needs, use it on your face AND body for a godly glow. $59.95 AU
Jeffree Star Cosmetics – Thirsty Eyeshadow Palette – This palette is a mix of highly pigmented shades that blend out like a dream and look hotter than summer. Read our full review here. $74.95 AU
MAKE UP FOR EVER Pro Sculpting Duo – Super easy to use product for every day sculpting. $39 AU
Designer Brands Vivid Glow Illuminator Palette – A gorgeous highlighter palette with creamy shades with a blendable formula and intense glow. $14.99 AU
Benefit Cosmetics Posietint Cheek & Lip Stain – This product gives your cheek and lip a natural-looking flush and lasts for hours! $55 AU
Marc Jacobs Beauty Re(cover) Perfecting Coconut Setting Mist – A long-lasting setting spray that gives you a fresh dewy look whilst hydrating your skin. $61 AU
Arbonne Sheer Glow Highlighter – Easy to use product for a natural glow and easily blendable to give a radiance to your skin.
Shiseido Synchro Veil Lasting Foundation – This foundation is super oily (not in a bad way, great for dry skin) so it gives you a dewy glow without rubbing off. $72 AU
RIMMEL Good to Glow – This liquid illuminator is an easily blendable product that brightens your face and adds a natural glow. $12.95 AU
Charlotte Tilbury Brightening Youth Glow Primer – This primer is your holy grail for anti-ageing, colour-correcting, and it makes your skin GLOW. $76 AU
Ella Bache Great SPF50 Sunglow Spray – This rich shimmer spray moisturises and protects your skin whilst making it luminous. $49 AU
ICONIC LONDON Illuminator – These illuminator drops are versatile and absolutely gorgeous to use on top OR in your foundation to add a luminosity to your skin. $68 AU
Sephora Collection High Coverage Concealer – This creamy concealer brightens and conceals your under eyes to hide the evidence of late night parties. $24 AU
On A Roll Dress – Who knows where all these plumes of fabric are coming from but every gal needs a floaty magical number like this.
True To You Dress – The perfect, casual, summery LBD. Wear over your bathers or pop on heels to dress it up.