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Travel Must-Have #2 // Avene Lip Balm with Cold Cream

Whenever I go overseas, I’m always armed with a lip balm or chap stick. The change in humidity, air-conditioning, cabin air, hectic schedules, and sometimes, drinking less water than usual, causes my lips to peel so bad that I wish there is an immediate solution to relieve the pain and the discomfort. Trust me, I’ve used so many sticks, tried too many brands and even resorted to the hassle of scrubbing my lips and moisturizing every night during trips, when time could have been better used to catch up on beauty sleep. My friend recommended this amazing Avène Lip Balm with Cold Cream when I admired her nice, matte lips. From then on, there was no looking back. This emollient lip balm immediately moisturizes my cracked lips without that icky oiliness that I absolutely hate, and without that fake fruit smell. And because it’s so good, I hardly have to reapply as often as I do with other lip balms. In other words, one stick lasted long. Its antioxidant formula protected my lips as I …


Travel Must-Have #1 // Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream

A fresh-smelling savior for dry and painful cuticles! pling thinks….that Burt’s Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream is a travel must-have. I’ve recommended this to so many of my friends, or given them as gifts to pamper those hardworking hands. There is always 1 canister of this in my bag – be it traveling or at home. Are you one of those people who suffer painful, dry and peeling cuticles when you travel? I’m one and I understand the pain. Crafting, detergents, air-conditioning and travel might have all contributed to this eventual state. On the plane, the dry cabin air always get them started. And when I touch down at my destination, they would have started to get those red and sore feeling. Enriched with Vitamin E and 100% natural, a quick rub of this cuticle cream smooths, moisturizes and comforts those naughty cuticles – instantly. And it has no oily after-feel. The smell? Fresh lemons so invigorating that it dispels the stale air. It has even come into great use when sitting in buses, or …