A girls summer holiday is a rite of passage after stressful start to the year. When the time comes around it’s all about planning what you’ll get up to when you’re there, sightseeing you’ll be doing, and of course exploring the nightlife. But, before all of that, you’ll need to get packing. Check out our list of essentials for a girl’s holiday:
Having a well-equipped makeup bag is a girl’s best friend during the holidays. You need to bring enough for some amazing looks, but not go overboard! Try a light BB cream or powder for during the day instead if foundation, this avoids clogging up your pores that can damage your skin in the sun. Also, always opt for a waterproof mascara and eyeliner, even if you don’t wear makeup when swimming in the sea, the humidity can case your makeup to rub off. The waterproof element gives it that staying power.
There’s nothing like a good book to read whilst your sunning yourself on the beach to put you in the holiday mood. If you’re a speedy reader, then why not take a couple, including all the reading you’ll be doing on the flight. If your friends are all keen readers too, then it’s a great idea to all bring a book, and swap during the holiday when you’re finished.
If you’ve got limited space in your suitcase, you’ll need to be picky about your outfits! Choose a few staple pieces that you can mix and match with all of your outfits. Shorts, dresses and coloured tops can all be adaptable when it comes to putting together an outfit. Simple dresses that can be built upon with accessories are perfect for a weekend away, especially as they won’t take up too much room in your suitcase.
For comfort during your stay, bring a few treats from home. A travel neck pillow can help you get a good rest on the flight where drifting off may be difficult, plus travelling pillows can help with discomfort and gets rid of soreness that trying to sleep on a cheap pillow may cause. Bring plenty of magazines, sweets, and water for the plane journey.
Packing the right accessories for your holiday can be tough, especially if you’re working a small hand-luggage suitcase! Flip flops and wedges are safe bets when it comes to footwear. Just one pair of strong reliable flip flops is all you need for the beach and pool. When it comes to glamour for the evening, a neutral pair of heels that will match with all your outfits is ideal, just make sure they’re comfortable for after you’ve been on your feet exploring all day!
So, there you have it. A guide to packing all the essentials for your girls holiday. It’s a fantastic idea to create a checklist so you don’t forget all the necessities, and anything you’ve made a note of to bring. Wherever you’re jetting off to this summer, you’ll wan to make memories for the rest of your life, so why not pack a travel camera to capture all the best bits?