It doesn't matter where you are heading on holiday- packing space is always a consideration. Fashion items that fold neatly, and miniature beauty products reign supreme on our shopping lists. We've rounded up the best compact travel essentials for you to pack for your vacation.
These foldable ballerina slippers, that come in a handy drawstring bag, are beyond cute and comfortable. Whether you want them to keep your feet cosy in a hotel room, or for comfort on a plane trip, these little gems are perfect. The come in a variety of colour-ways; but the light denim and baby pink is definitely our favourite, and they are only £15 from Bedroom Athletics.
We all know that shaving our legs is a pain, and having to pack a full-size razor securely is even more so. The Gillette Venus Snap With Embrace razor (£9.99 from Boots) has solved all of our travel de-fuzzing woes- the adorable miniature 5-blade razor comes in a very helpful plastic box. You can literally take this anywhere for whenever a stray hair may appear.
Yes, you can de-pot your favourite moisturisers and cleansers into mini temporary containers; but how handy would it be to have a complete miniature skin, body and hair care line-up already made up for you in a handy clear pouch. You get 8 brilliant products in the REN Grab & Go Kit for just £20. It contains more than enough to see you through your vacation, and includes their Rose Centifolia Cleansing Gel, Vita Mineral Daily Supplement Cream, Vita Mineral Lip Balm, Vita Mineral Active 7 Eye Gel, Oat & Bay Shampoo, Pro-Vitamin Conditioner, Neroli & Grapefruit Body Wash and Neroli & Grapefruit Body Cream.
All hotel rooms have hairdryers now, or you can just let it dry naturally in the sun; however, where your hair usually comes-a-cropper on holiday is in the straightening department. Heat can do terrible things with frizz. These small and slim compact BaByliss Pro 200 Nano Hair Straighteners, £15 from John Lewis, are fuss-free to take away with you.
There is nothing worse than tangled necklace chains, an there is no neater and more convenient way to store them when travelling than in a space-saving jewellery roll-up. The Ted Baker Opulent Bloom Travel Jewellery Roll is £25,49 at Flamingo Gifts. It has a gorgeous print, and has pierced earring holes, zip pouches and a ring holder.