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09th Aug 2017

The Essentials You Need For A Weekend Trip Away


Weekends away are beautiful things. 

Providing excitement to the weekend prior, giving you stories for the weekend ahead and allowing you to get the fullest out of your two days abroad – there’s nothing quite like them. 

However, trying to pack effectively after work on a Thursday sometimes finds us forgetting the bits and bobs that we really need only to spend a fortune abroad and have to do without in the time being. 

But – when there’s a will, there’s a way – and we’ve asked upon Boots to help us out with compiling the perfect list of weekend getaway essentials, ensuring you’re never stuck again. 

1. Original Source Lavender & Tea Tree Shower Gel

Weekends away can be as relaxing or as active as you want them to be – but if it’s a big sleepy getaway you’re craving, then this lavender and tea tree shower gel is just the ticket. 

Cure those aching limbs, bud. 


2. Flight socks

Not the sexiest item on the list – but oh so necessary.

Get these babies while they’re on sale, because they’ll last you forever. 

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3. Hypoallergenic suncream

Irish skin is sensitive skin – and sometimes your average sun cream can wreak havoc with our delicate features.

This one is the business, and is even totally water resistant. 

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4. This gorgeous false tan

Skinny Tan is a streak-free, paraben-free, cruelty-free and vegan friendly tan that doesn’t scrimp on quality. 

Boasting gorgeous colour, easy application and a heavenly scent – this is the perfect pick-me-up for tired looking skin after the working week. 

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5. A heavy duty eye cream

Big weekend ahead? You may need to give your peepers a heads-up that they’ll be tired come morning. But no one has to know with this stellar eye cream from No7.

Light, teeny and suitable for sensitive skin – you can’t really go wrong with this dream product. 

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6. An incredible mascara

True to form, this Maybelline number does exactly what it says on the tin. As versatile as it is dainty, you can wear this mascara day or night without looking overdone. 

Sensational lashes, step right up!

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7. And finally, a mini speaker

Whether at the gym, sleeping in or going out on the town – a mini speaker always adds to the moment. This nifty little number is the perfect size as well as the perfect loudness – ie the perfect combination. 


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So, there you have it.

Not so hard, eh?

Now all you need to do is choose where to spend a long, luxurious weekend away…

Gwan, you deserve it.