If you are anything like me, packing a suitcase requires military precision. Cover all bases with these hero products we can’t leave at home!

Elizabeth Arden's GREAT 8 Eight Hour Daily Defence Moisturizer SPF 35

Elizabeth Arden's GREAT 8 Eight Hour Daily Defence Moisturizer SPF 35, €40

An 8-in-1 product that protects and perfects skin, this is a gamechanger for daily moisturisers. With an ultra-light gel-like consistency, it absorbs instantly into the skin with no residue and nourishes while giving protection from UVA/UVB, infrared, blue light and pollution. It also comes in a 45ml tube, thus making it perfect for the jet-set!

GHD flight

GHD flight, €65

The thought of sub-par hotel hairdryers leaves me in a cold sweat and a frizzy head of hair. This pocket rocket will tame your tresses without taking up space and weight in your case. I swear by their regular size hairdryer and this mini-me comes at 50% of the size with an impressive 70% of the power and reaches temperatures of 65 degrees. This is the first thing in my case!

Kerastase Soleil range

Kerastase Soleil range, from €22.60

Protect yourself from dry, brittle lacklustre locks with Kerastase’s Soleil range, comprising of shampoo, a mask, CC crème and sun & UV protector spray. Each wash will rid your hair of sand, salt and products to leave hair soft and supple.

Clarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil

Clarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil, €21

With a combination of long flights and the warm weather, it’s a given that our lips will pay the price. Avoid dry, chapped lips with this luxurious comfort oil which gives an injection of nourishment whilst plumping your pout. Moisturising and not at all sticky, this is a must-have for your handbag. Available in eight subtle shades and flavours, mint is my go-to choice.

Tom Ford Bask Soleil Contouring Compact

Tom Ford Bask Soleil Contouring Compact, €90

This beautiful compact contains two highlighters and a bronzer and works to give skin the most gorgeously seductive, natural glow. The three shades can be used either together or individually, and on both the face and eyelids. A perfect dual function product for your honeymoon!

Kate Somerville UncompliKated SPF 50

https://www.katesomerville.com/anti-aging-products-uncomplikated-spf-makeup-setting-spray Kate Somerville UncompliKated SPF 50, €36

A fine-misting make-up setting spray that delivers serious sun protection in a fuss-free fashion. A broad-spectrum SPF, the inclusion of both light-diffusing silicone powder and hyaluronic acid work together to soften the appearance of lines and wrinkles while reducing shine and providing a matte finish. Perfect for busy brides on the go!