The 5 Products Every Bride Needs to Pack in Her Honeymoon Beauty Bag

Hair & Beauty, Honeymoons & Destination Weddings
Must-Have Honeymoon Beauty Products

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It doesn't matter what you score on a 'how high maintenance are you' quiz, there are a few beauty must-have items that every bride needs to pack for her honeymoon. So whether your first days as newlyweds involve a whole lot of sand and sun, backpacking through Europe, or a cozy cabin at a very high altitude, here are five products every bride should pack.

Colorescience Bronzing Face Primer

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Vacation is all about taking a break from life, and after the stress of wedding planning, you know you need that rest! So pare down your full makeup routine and keep things simple with Colorescience Skin Bronzing Face Primer SPF 20. This hybrid blurs the look of fine lines and pores, adds a sun-kissed glow and offers sun protection — and on days you do want more makeup, it's the perfect primer. (Bronzing primer, $49, Colorescience)

Mineral Fusion Brush-On Defense

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We've all figured out just how damaging the sun is to our skin, but that doesn't change the fact that thick, greasy sunscreen just doesn't fit into our non-beach combing days. Enter Mineral Fusion Mineral SPF 30 Brush-On Sun Defense. This transparent powder can be used over any makeup, on bare skin and even dusted into your hairline and part to protect you from the sun with zero mess. ("Brush-On Sun Defense" powder, $16.54, Mineral Fusion available on Amazon)

It Cosmetics Brow Pencil

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When your brows are done, your entire look is elevated, and you don't have to be a makeup pro to get flawless brows with It Cosmetics Brow Power Universal Eyebrow Pencil. The unique formula adjusts to the shade of your brows, and it's easy to get a subtle or glamorous look out of the same pencil. ("Brow Power" universal eyebrow pencil, $24, It Cosmetics)

Glossier Generation G

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Take it from us — you're going to be doing a lot of kissing on your honeymoon! So while there's no reason to complicate things with heavy lipsticks or thick glosses, you do still want a little bit of color. Glossier's Generation G offers the look of a stain but glides on as effortlessly as a balm, which means you can apply it anytime, anywhere, no mirror required. Plus, it's buildable, so it can easily work for a multitude of occasions. ("Generation G" matte lipstick, $18, Glossier)

Triple Threat Color Stick

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One product that can work just about anywhere makes packing easy and vacation makeup application foolproof. Thrive Causemetics Triple Threat Color Stick offers a flush of color (or highlighter) anywhere you need it plus, for every one you buy, another is donated to a woman battling cancer. ("Triple Threat" color stick, $36, Thrive Causemetics)

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