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If you travel as much as we do, you’ll need a host of easy to grab, easy to fly with beauty products that are TSA-approved. All of these are amazing, because they don’t even need to go in that annoying plastic bag!

myfaceworks-I-Need-to-Replenish.jpgSheet Masks
We’ve waxed poetic on the topic before, and we’ll say it again — we love a good sheet mask. 15 minutes with one on your face and it’s smoother, firmer and unbelievably moisturized. You can find them at the drugstore or high-end boutiques, so there’s definitely one for every budget. We find them imperative while traveling — they eliminate dry skin in a jiffy!
Try myfaceworks I Need to Replenish, $55 for 6 at

The-Body-Shop-Tea-Tree-Cleansing-Wipes.jpgCleansing Wipes
Forget the bulky, oversized cleanser bottles at home. With a cleansing wipe, your makeup comes off and your skin looks and feels fresh in seconds! And, an added bonus? They can be thrown in any purse, laptop bag or suitcase without a TSA agent breathing down your neck.
Try The Body Shop Tea Tree Cleansing Wipes, $12 at

Deborah-Lippmann-The-Stripper-To-Go.jpgNail Polish Remover Towelettes
We have a nail polish problem — we like to change it up way too often for our own good! Who wants to carry around nail polish remover? Luckily, these remover-soaked pads remove every trace of polish in under three minutes and majorly cut down on the bottles and jars we have to fit in our carry on.
Try Deborah Lippmann Stripper to Go Lavender Remover Mitts, $12 for 6 at

Sephora-by-OPI-Chic-Prints-For-Nails.jpgPress On Nail Polish
In keeping with the changing nail polish theme, leave the polish bottles at home, too! Tons of brands are now coming out with sticker-like polish applicators that are sized for multiple fingers. From basic pinks and reds to crazy patterns, there’s definitely one out there for you.
Try Sephora by OPI Chic Prints for Nails, $15 each at

Help-Remedies-Pack.jpgHelp Remedies Packs
The perfect travel companion? The seven different packs of meds, bandages and more within the Help Remedies line. We’re completely enamored of every single one, like “I can’t sleep” (16 dyphenhydramine caplets) and “I have a blister” (hydrocolloid bandages perfect for those pesky bumps).
Try Help I Need a Lot of Help, $28 for a pack of 7 at
Model turned actress Brooklyn Decker has recently debuted a new much shorter ‘do, and we’re kind of in love with it. Sure, her long, wavy golden locks were probably a man’s dream, but her cropped, wispy haircut is so chic, fun and flirty. It reminds us of Meg Ryan’s haircut in You’ve Got Mail that everyone was flipping for (you know, before the terrible plastic surgery?) 

Celebrity hair stylist Ted Gibson reportedly cut off about 10 inches! We wanted to know if she donated any of it to Locks of Love, but because her hair is so dyed and processed, they wouldn’t accept it, though she says she would have love to give to the cause. 

Every time spring or summer rolls around, starlets of all ages chop it off, and we can’t wait to see who’s next…maybe it’s you!

Tell us, which look do you prefer on Brooklyn, and would you consider taking off so much length in the name of spring?

L'Occitane-Cherry-Blossom-Shower-Gel.jpgThat saying, “Life is just a bowl of cherries?” We were never really sure we understood what that meant … until now. Because our newfound love affair with L’Occitane Cherry Blossom Bath & Shower Gel has most definitely sealed the deal.

We’ve long been a fan of the L’Occitane brand. The shower gels, shea butters, hand washes, skincare … you name it, we’ve tried and loved it. But ever since trying this luxurious, luscious shower gel, we’re fairly certain we’ve found the pinnacle of our obsession.

The scent of cherry blossoms — containing cherry extract from Luberon, France — is delicate yet sensuous, flirty yet feminine. It also lathers and foams incredibly well with just a dime-sized amount upon a pouf or washcloth.

And the piece de resistance? We’re in love with the simple yet beautiful bottle — and the gorgeous color of the shower gel held within.

L’Occitane Cherry Blossom Bath & Shower Gel retails for $20 at
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Mineral makeup had us at our first swirl and tap. We will never deny that. But some kabuki brushes, especially in drugstore brand mineral makeup, leave much to be desired. 

So when we first discovered Tarte’s Glam on the Go kabuki brush (it came as a free gift at Ulta), we were excited to see if it lived up to our high standards. Oh, let us tell you…it did. 

When you first feel the bristles, you almost can’t believe how soft they are. Your next thought is how dense the brush is. We knew that with such a dense brush, we were going to get fantastic, full coverage with our mineral makeup - which we did. When we apply the right amount of makeup, we get a beautiful airbrushed finished that is hard to find with other kabuki brushes. 

Plus, Tarte is such a wonderful cosmetics company. All of their products are cruelty free, phthalates and sodium lauryl sulfate free, wrapped in biodegradable packaging. 

And above all, one of the most notable things about Tarte’s Glam on the Go brush is how well built it is. We washed this brush out about one or twice a week for quite some time, and never lost a bristle. Now that’s solid construction. 

The perfect size for stowing away in an already-jam packed makeup bag, cute reusable faux croc (we like to use it for lipsticks or change) and a perfect dome top for beautiful blending, we find it hard to think we’d find another kabuki brush for the price that we loved more! $29,
Lather-Spearmint-Tea-Tree-Lip-Protector-SPF-15.jpgWe’re constantly trying new lip balms. Scented, flavored, pot, stick, it doesn’t matter — we never have less than 10 in our rotating arsenal. But, recently, one has definitely surfaced above the rest — Lather Spearmint & Tea Tree Lip Protector SPF 15.

This paraben-free, protective lip balm is formulated with tons of good-for-the-lips ingredients that help to keep them soft and smooth. Ingredients like royal jelly, B-vitamins and pure beeswax ensure that lips stay nourished and hydrated — and, thankfully, chap-free.

We love the scent and taste of this balm, too. The spearmint and tea tree oils within make it refreshing, cooling and just a touch zesty — and they just make it feel so luxurious.

Truth be told, our lips haven’t felt this good in weeks. And we hardly ever need to reapply!

Lather Spearmint & Tea Tree Lip Protector SPF 15 retails for $6.50 at

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