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Think about it: How many times have you been on the move all day and then your friends call you to meet up after work? Now you’re sitting there wondering why you didn’t throw that lipstick or mascara in your bag before you left the house.
Or you may be the person who actually brings their makeup or skincare items with you and now everything is weighing down in your bag and you’re annoyed.
Regardless of which person you may be, travel-size beauty kits are a lifesaver when you’re on the go or have limited space. Now that places are slowly opening up post-COVID-19, you may have the urge to book that flight or even pack up the car for a day in the sun at your local beach. And thanks to these travel-size beauty kits I found on Ulta, you now can have some of your favorite beauty products at a fraction of their cost and small enough to throw in your bag and go.
I also love curated beauty essential kits because it gives you the opportunity to try new products before committing to the full-size product and price. For example, the summer travel essentials kit (which is now sold out) was only $12.50, but the full-size Laura Mercier translucent powder, an item that came in the kit, alone is $39 (which I highly recommend, but that’s beside the point).
So whether you’re strapped for cash, want to try new products without committing or need travel-friendly options, check out these beauty kits we found on Ulta. And if you’re ready to take the deep dive, you can also buy the full-size version of any of the items below:
The Summer Travel Essentials Kit was $12.50 and is now sold out. I know, bummer.
But don’t fret! You can still buy everything that came with the kit (which will hopefully be stocked up again soon!):
- Anastasia Beverly Hills Eye Primer (0.06 oz)
- Bare Minerals Dew Mist Setting Spray (0.33 oz)
- Buxom Lash Volumizing Mascara (0.2 oz)
- It Cosmetics Brow Power Universal Pencil (0.0018 oz)
- Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder Deluxe (0.12 Oz)
- Pür Forever Clean Gentle Cleanser Mini (0.5 oz)
- Too Faced Hangover Replenishing Face Primer (0.16 oz)
- Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray (0.50 oz)
Shop: Skincare & Chill Set, $12.99
The Skincare & Chill Set includes travel-size versions of these popular items:
- Acure Seriously Soothing Blue Tansy Night Oil (0.3 oz)
- CeraVe Daily Moisturizing Lotion (1.0 oz)
- Derma E Vitamin C Concentrated Serum (0.05 oz)
- E.l.f. Holy Hydration Daily Moisturizer (0.39 oz)
- Freeman Cosmic Holographic Peel-Off Mask (1.18 oz)
- Garnier Skin Active Micellar Cleansing Water (1.05 oz)
- Heritage Store Rosewater (2.0 oz)
- La Roche-Posay Lipikar Balm Ap+ Intense Repair Moisturizing Cream (0.5 oz)
Shop: Summer Mini Travel Essentials Kit, $7.50 (Orig. $15)
The Summer Mini Travel Essentials Kit includes travel-size versions of these popular items:
- Anastasia Beverly Hills Mini Clear Brow Gel (0.085 oz)
- Cover FX Mattifying Primer (0.16 oz)
- Grande Cosmetics Grandelips Hydrating Lip Plumper Gloss (0.04 oz)
- Tarte Double Duty Beauty Shape Tape Stay Spray Setting Spray (0.24 oz)
Shop: Summer Splash Skincare, $19.99 (Orig. $40)
The Summer Splash Skincare sampler includes travel-size versions of these popular items:
- Boscia Cactus Water Moisturizer (0.53 oz)
- Dermablend Loose Setting Powder Translucent (0.11 oz)
- Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant (0.14 oz)
- First Aid Beauty Hello Fab Coconut Skin Smoothie Priming Moisturizer (0.75 oz)
- Juice Beauty Green Apple Peel Full Strength Exfoliating Mask (0.5 oz)
- Lancôme UV Expert Aquagel Defense 50 Deluxe Sample (0.17 oz)
- Mamonde Rose Water Toner (0.84 oz)
- Peter Thomas Roth Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel (1.0 oz)
- Tula So Polished Exfoliating Sugar Scrub (0.39 oz)
Shop: Poolside Essentials, $14.99
The Poolside Essentials includes travel-size versions of these popular items:
- Australian Gold Botanical Sunscreen SPF 30 (1.0 oz)
- Bare Republic Mineral SPF 30 Holographic Shimmer Sunscreen Lotion (0.3 oz)
- Coola Organic Sunless Tan Anti-Aging Face Serum (0.3 oz)
- St. Moriz Professional Tanning Mousse (2.5 oz)
- St. Tropez Gradual Tan Watermelon Infusion (1.6 oz)
- Tan Towel The Mitt (0.5 oz)
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