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I try to plan some looks if I am going for a wedding or some planned parties…otherwise just pack some colors according to place (beach or otherwise).

A little bit. I tend to just bring my basics and a few new things to play with on weekend trips.

For super long trips like when I went to Australia for 2 1/2 months, I planned excessively lol. I thought of everything I could possibly need and probably brought a little too much makeup. D:

Vacation, what’s that? If I ever was to actually go somewhere I would not plan out looks, just grab stuff and gtfo of town.

I plan my outfits first and then try to bring some eye shadows that either go well with a few different things or are just neutral. Eye shadows are really the only thing I change on a daily basis – everything else is just basics and I don’t really wear lipstick. I have to plan my nail polish though!

I try to have an idea of what I will wear along with the occasion(who are involved) and I will bring makeup to fit those plans. If it’s for a long period I will bring a larger collection, but if it’s family I keep it minimalistic.

If it’s going to be a long vacation, I’ll take a good variety of shades to match whatever I’m wearing. If it’s just for the weekend, I’ll know exactly what I’ll be wearing each day, so I’ll probably just take one palette that will match those outfits.

It depends on the vacation. For anything beach/camping/nature oriented I usually don’t either bother wearing it. If I do, it’s usually nothing more than mascara. If it’s a more touristy/ritzy vacation, I’ll usually come up with a vague idea of what I want to wear based on the outfits I’m bringing.

oh yeah, defintely! I take the location, weather and planned activities into consideration. I also try to get my variety out of lipsticks because they’re easier and faster too apply for that “pop of colour” – I’d hate to spend excessive amounts of time applying make up when I’m supposed to be out and enjoying myself!

Ive never been anywhere other than my parents home country, bangladesh. but when we go there, i buy seperate drugstore makeup. I never take my mac/nars/ or anything i would consider premium makeup, as what i tend to to do is leave all my makeup behind for my less fortunate family. They dont usually wear makeup unless its a really special occasion, so its best just to give them drugstore makeup.

I plan a few looks, but I also bring enough to play around with. I’ve used Z Palletes to make some basic makeup mini kits that I can throw into a suitcase and go. If I’ve been craving a specific color or look, I throw the shadows that will get what I want into one of those palletes.

Yes. After I pick out what clothes I’ll be wearing and know what the weather will be like (at least if it’ll be dry versus wet/humid weather!), I hand pick each item based on what will go with everything best. It tends to be my favorite basic products, unless I know I’ll be going to a certain party in which case I might bring something specifically for that night and outfit (like glitter eyeliner for New Years for example!). I’ve come to realize most of my vacations aren’t the makeup wearing kind though, like when I went to India and it was SOOO HUMID and HOT all the time and we were just sight seeing and walking (and sweating) all day… makeup just doesn’t work with those sorts of vacations!

If it’s a quick trip or to a place where I won’t wear much (like a ski trip) I’ll just bring the basics like foundation, concealer, powder, a neutral blush, bronzer, my Covergirl shimmeing sands eyeshadow trio, an eye primer, a pencil eyeliner, mascara and tinted lipbalm. Enough to look “done” if necessary, but not a ton to lug around.with me.
If its a longer trip, I bring the UD Naked palette for eyeshadows, another liner, a face primer, an extra blush or two, and a gloss and lipstick. Basically enough to have some more variety so I don’t get bored!

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