Tuesday 26 July 2016

The Holiday Preparation Routine

So, my holiday is very rapidly approaching and I'm a solid 10/10 excited. I've mentioned a bit more about what I'm doing in this post if you're interested in having a read, but I'm sure I'll be tweeting as and when I can, so if you're interested to see what I get up to, that's definitely the place to be. 

I always find myself doing the same sort of, albeit basic, beauty routine before a holiday. It's not the most complex of things, and doesn't take much time at all, but I end up doing it nonetheless. I like to make sure my skin is as smooth and soft as can be before I hop on the plane. You may think that sounds strange, but what's the first thing you want to do when the plane touches the ground in a hot country? Put on a bikini and head to the beach or pool. So prepping my skin way in advance definitely aids that happening, as you don't want to be hunting through your suitcase for a razor and body butter while everyone else is out having fun.

Another thing I like to do before I go away is tan. My boyfriend thinks I'm ridiculous for doing this, but where I'm so pale I do tend to stick out like a sore thumb and I'd much rather fake it than burn myself to a crisp.

My hair is always pretty dry, but spending a fortnight on the beach in the sun brings a whole new level of dryness. So, before (and while there) I like to apply a hella lot of hair mask and try and make my hair as strong and shiny as possible. At the moment I'm quite enjoying this Tresemme one, but I'll often just slather my hair in argan oil instead.

Finally, I like to redo both my fingernails and my toenails in a 'holiday colour'. This year I'm definitely into bright corals, and I haven't reached for a white or black polish all summer (these are my usual go-to's), which is pretty crazy for me. 

Do you have a holiday beauty routine too?


  1. I don't have any!
    Mia x | my-world-vibes.blogspot.com

  2. I got this lovely coral colour for my nails when I went to Madeira this year and it made me so excited and feel so summery.

    Making sure my legs are smooth and soft is a must for me, as well as a little bit of build up tan to feel slightly bronzed. I use a dove build up tan and it is literally my life. Another thing I do is spend too much time planning my outfit ahahaa!

    I hope you have a lovely holiday girl! Would love to hear stories and see photos!


  3. hair masks are the best I'll definitely be using them on holiday soon! Love your blog becca x
    Morgan | www.justmorgs.com