Beauty Travel Essentials You Shouldn't Leave Home Without

14 December 2016

Beauty Travel Essentials

Everyone loves a holiday, but there's no denying that packing can be stressful.

We'd like to take some of that stress away, with our top beauty travel products, as curated by Jaki, our inspiring leader, and intrepid traveller.

Here are her top 10 must-have beauty products that she would not leave home without.


  • Avene Thermal Spring Water Spray 50ml

    Avene Thermal Spring Water Spray 50ml, $12.95

    This nifty little spray is an absolute essential.

    It is hydrating, cooling, sets your makeup and relieves sunburn and rashes.

    Small enough to fit into your hand luggage, it's one of the first items I pack, no matter where I'm headed.

  • Trilogy Everything Balm 45ml

    Trilogy Everything Balm 45ml, $18.95

    Another hard-working multi-tasker, this can be used absolutely everywhere for a boost of hydration and nourishment.

    I use it as a foot cream on dry heels, a hand cream (don't forget to rub it into your nails and cuticles), lip balm and even an eye cream to counteract the air-conditioning on flights.

    And as if that's not enough, you can even use it to remove makeup after long day of sight-seeing.

  • Jurlique Moisturising Hand Sanitiser

    Jurlique Moisturising Hand Sanitiser 50ml, $10.00

    Even when you're off the beaten track, you don't need to sacrifice cleanliness.

    This gel disinfectant can be rubbed into the hands and does not need to be washed off with water.

    I love the smell and the fact that it is moisturising and hygienic.

  • La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF 50+ Nutritive Oil Comfort

    La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF 50+ Nutritive Oil Comfort 200ml Pump Bottle, $36.95

    A great non-sticky, water-resistant sunscreen with a high SPF for all-over sun protection.

    Nothing worse than spending your holidays sunburnt and sore!

  • Klorane Laboratories Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk 50ml

    Klorane Laboratories Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk 50ml, $7.95

    Sometimes you just don't get to time to wash your hair on holidays, so a few sprays of this dry shampoo adds texture and volume and removes oiliness, all without getting your hair wet.

    It's also great in humid climates.

  • Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10

    Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup SPF 10 $52.00

    This best-selling liquid foundation is buildable and sweat-proof so is perfect if you're heading to tropical regions.

    It lasts for up to 15 hours, so you can wear it all day and night, without worrying about your foundation.

  • Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream SPF 30 Hydrating Colour Corrector

    Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream SPF 30 Hydrating Colour Corrector $49.00

    For lighter coverage, I love this CC Cream by Clinique. 

    It lasts, is oil-free and contains a sunscreen and I love how it evens out my skin tone, without being too heavy on my skin.

  • Christian Eyebrows Eyebrow Kit

    Christian Eyebrows Eyebrow Kit $42.00

    Good brows are absolutely essential for any look, and this kit gives me perfect brows every time.

    It's also waterproof and sweat-proof so no need to worry, even if it's hot or if you're going for a swim.

  • Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara

    Eye of Horus Goddess Mascara $34.95

    This is a great mascara which I rave about to everyone who listens.

    It makes my lashes longer and thicker, doesn't smudge, and yet easily comes off with warm water and a cloth.

    It's even suitable for sensitive eyes.

  • Shay & Blue London Framboise Noire Natural Spray Fragrance 30ml

    Shay & Blue London Framboise Noire Natural Spray Fragrance 30ml, $60.00

    This is a gorgeous fragrance, rich and rare, made with real flowers, fruits and spices, that lingers all day and well into the night.

    The 30ml size and slim bottle make it the ideal travel companion.


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Best Beauty Buys for Your Next Holiday

7 July 2016

Holidays are fantastic at any time of the year, but especially in the middle of Winter as the weather gets colder, clouds get greyer and the days get shorter.

Whether you're one of those smug, clever people that booked a holiday months ago, or you've spontaneously decided you need to escape, our team at Kiana Beauty has you covered with our favourite travel beauty essentials matched to your holiday style.



Fleeing the cold for warmer climates? There's something so appealing about a tropical holiday at the beach or a resort to refuel the soul.

But don't forget to look after your skin and hair while you are enjoying those cocktails at the swim-up bar!

Kiana Beauty guide to Beauty Travel Essentials for a Beach Holiday



For protection from the sun

La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF 50+ Nutritive Comfort Oil, $35.95

It goes without saying that you need a quality sunscreen to prevent those harmful UV rays from damaging your skin.

This is one of our favourites because at SPF 50+, it provides the maximum sun protection factor available in Australia and it is suitable for all skin types including sensitive skin. Plus, the spray oil is super easy to use and rub in.

La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF 50+ Nutritive Oil Comfort



For a radiant and glowing complexion

Napoleon Perdis Bronze Patrol, $60.00

Long-lasting, streak-free and with a light shimmer of gold, a swipe of this bronzer will give you radiant, glowing skin and have people wondering what your secret is.

Napoleon Perdis Bronze Patrol


To revive your hair from the salty ocean and swimming pool chlorine

Olive Skincare Moisture Renewal Hair Masque, $23.95

We all love a swim in the ocean or the pool, but salt water and chlorine can damage your hair, making it dry and brittle. This deep conditioning treatment is packed with botanical extracts, and after just five minutes, your hair will feel soft, nourished and revitalised.

Simunovich Olive Skincare Moisture Renewal Hair Masque



Hitting the slopes this year? Pack the right skincare products along with your snow gear to ensure you are ready to hit the bar for some apres ski.


Staying Cool in the Snow




Keep those lips kissable

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Nourishing Lip Balm With Sunscreens, $26.00

Packed with vitamins, minerals and sunscreen, this lip balm will fit in your jacket pocket and keep lips soft and smooth all day long.

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Nourishing Lip Balm with Sunscreens


To relax those tired muscles

L'Occitane En Provence Roses et Reines Silky Shower Gel, $29.00

After a hard day on the slopes, what could be better than a steaming shower or a long soak in a hot bath? This silky shower gel will leave you clean, relaxed and smelling gorgeous.

L'Occitane En Provence Roses et Reines Silky Shower Gel


Protect skin from the wind and cold

Avene Hydrance Optimale Rich Hydrating Cream, $54.95

Exposure to the wind and cold can wreak havoc on your skin. Make sure you skin stays hydrated and soft with this daily moisturiser from revered French skincare brand Eau Thermale Avene, specially formulated for dry to very dry skin, including sensitive skin.

Avene Hydrance Optimale Rich Hydrating Cream



Holidaying with the kids? Along with the unbelievably large quantities of clothes, nappies, toys and books you'll no doubt be packing, don't forget about their bath and body products.

We've chosen natural Australian products which are gentle enough to use on delicate skin yet effective enough to wash away the remnants of a full day of play and adventure.


Kiana Beauty guide to Beauty Travel Essentials for Mini Jetsetters


To keep little bodies and hair clean

Mustela Bebe 2 in 1 Hair and Body Wash, $17.95

Gentle enough for even the youngest members of your family, this soap-free cleansing gel doubles as a body wash for the bath or shower as well as a shampoo. Won't cause irritation or dryness, won't sting eyes and will leave hair silky and soft, the spill-proof flip top lid also makes this product perfect for the beach bag or swimming bag.

Mustela Bebe 2 in 1 Hair and Body Wash

For soft and smooth skin

Milk & Co. Milk Baby Moisturising Qweam, $9.95

Non, greasy, super absorbent and 95% naturally derived, this moisturiser will keep your kiddies' skin soft, smooth and cuddly.

Milk & Co. Milk Baby Moisturising Qweam


The easiest baby kit to throw straight into your suitcase

GAIA Skin Naturals Natural Baby Starter Kit, $19.95

This super cute miniature set of GAIA Natural Baby body and hair products has everything you need to keep baby clean and smelling sweet when travelling. The pack comes in a handy reusable zip lock wet pack and the bottles can even be refilled for future trips.

GAIA Skin Naturals Natural Baby Starter Kit


With skincare, makeup and fragrance for women, men, children and babies, our team here at Kiana Beauty have got you covered, whether you're at home on on holidays.

Got a question? Contact us here and we'll be in touch.

Happy holidays!

Kiana Beauty Travel Guide

5 January 2016

Oli2015 was a momentous year for the team at Kiana Beauty

We proudly launched our online store, had two children start school, welcomed two new babies, become a Grandmother again, watched one of our sons get married in stunning Sorrento - Italy, and experienced some magical moments with loved ones in Sri Lanka, Maldives, Italy, Switzerland and Greece.  It has been an exhausting yet truly beautiful year.

We're all looking forward to slowing down the pace a bit over the summer and spending time with our families -  with long lazy lunches, chilled champagne, siestas, and sand between the toes.

Here are our travel must-haves.  The things we personally love to use in the summer holidays when it's all about minimal effort.  But don't stress!!  We're staggering our holidays so that it's still business as usual at Kiana Beauty.

Clockwise, from left: 

Milk & Co. Milk by Lindy Klim Beauty Wipes, $9.95
These dual-sided beauty wipes offer exfoliating micro beads on one side to clear away the muck and grime, whilst offering the perfect cleansing tool on the reverse side.

Jurlique Essence of Rose Roll-On Fragrance Oil, $28.00
100% natural fragrance, alcohol-free and suitable for all skin types. Convenient sized bottle with easy-to-use roll on applicator.

Klorane Laboratories Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk, from $8.95 
Ideal for people with little time to wash their hair.  Adds volume and texture to hair.

Olive Skincare 100% Natural Lip Balm, $8.95

Olive Lip Balm with extra virgin olive oil and other carefully selected natural ingredients helps guard against dry, cracked and damaged lips.

Avene Thermal Spring Water, from $10.95
Gentle enough for use on face and body.  Suitable for infants and adults.

Clinique High Impact Waterproof Mascara, $38.00 
A waterproof mascara that provides instant volume and length.

La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF 50+ Spray, $34.95
Very high face and body protection for children & adults.  High broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection.
Ultra light, non greasy texture.

L'Occitane En Provence Lavender Hand Cream, from $13.00 
This smooth, light-textured cream gently helps to nourish the hands and leaves skin pleasantly scented.

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