When travelling, you want the easiest and mess-free beauty products with you. We have selected our edit of the best stick beauty products so that your routine is super portable yet doesn't compromise on quality...
11 of the best stick beauty products for summer
The contour stick
Benefit's Hoola Quickie Contour Stick is ideal for travelling as it comes in a portable tube and delivers immediate colour to the face that can be blended out easily. It's both perfect for contouring and bronzing, and has a powder-like finish which lasts on the skin for hours.
The priming stick
If you have trouble keeping your makeup in place during the warm, summer months, you will want to try MAC's Prep & Prime Pore Refiner Stick. It's both oil and silicone free, and helps to minimise the appearance of shine, fine lines and visible pores for perfect makeup application.
The highlighter stick
One of the newest products from bareMinerals, the Crystalline Glow Highlighter Stick in Shimmering Crystal is perfect for packing for your summer holiday. It has a beautiful light sheen that can either be worn sheer for a radiant light or built-up for a more visible and luminous finish.
The foundation stick
Nobody wants to travel with messy, glass foundation bottles, which is why we love Bobbi Brown's Skin Foundation Stick. One of the brand's original products, it glides on easily and melts into the skin to even out tone and pigmentation and make the skin appear flawless and perfected.
The blusher stick
If you love a pop of colour on your cheeks during the summer months, you will adore Clinique's Chubby Stick for Cheeks. Each colour is subtle but adds a lovely depth of colour and glow to the skin. We even love to apply a little on our lips if we forget our lipstick.
The eyeshadow stick
So creamy and easy to blend, Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Cream Shadow Stick makes it easy to create a super chic eye look. Used as either an eyeliner close to the lash line or all over your lid, the pigmented shadow sticks can be used alone or blended together and last up to eight hours on the eyes.
The multitasking stick
If you are truly limited on space and don't want to pack both blusher and highlighter sticks, make sure you invest in By Terry's Glow-Expert Duo Stick. We love shade Amber Light for the summer months, which is a shot of coral and rose-gold shimmer, perfect for sunset strolls.
The festival stick
If you're heading to a festival at home or abroad this summer, you will need to pack Urban Decay's Holographic Disco Stick Highlighter. It has a silky and lightweight formula that melts into the skin and can be built-up to reveal a shimmering formula that looks perfect at any festival.
The concealer stick
If you find that you need to touch-up your makeup throughout the day, make sure you pack Shiseido's Perfecting Stick Concealer. It hides everything from dark circles to pigmentation and everything in between. It also contains moisturising agents, which mean it never creases.
The eye makeup remover stick
If you love to wear long-lasting eye makeup, you will need an equally tough eye makeup remover, but travelling with it can prove tricky. Which is why we love Clinique's Take the Day Off Eye Makeup Remover Stick. It's super gentle yet effectively removes all manner of impurities ready for application the next day.
The cleansing stick
Remove all manner of makeup, SPF and impurities with the Yes to Coconut & Coffee Scrub Cleanser, which gently cleanses and exfoliates the skin, all in a handy and portable stick formula. Enriched with coconut and coffee, the cleanser effectively moisturises and energises dulling complexions.
and of course...the lipstick
Who could forget the most famous stick of all? For summer, we love Chantecaille's Lipstick, which comes in a gorgeous poppy red shade, perfect for pairing with a simple white dress and pulled back hair on a warm summer night.