Once I got used to the constant heat, I knew what I really needed on my face, and what I didn't. I went with the tinted moisturiser, it accentuated my tan but also protected me from the last of the suns rays before it set. I also like the fact that although it contained SPF, none of my holiday photos came back with ghost face! I used the Laura Mercier concealer under my eyes and around my nose to hide red patches - it was much lighter than the collection 2000 concealer, but also much darker as my tan became too dark for shade 3! I popped it on with the contour brush from Real Techniques, it's not the most conventional brush but it gets in to all the small curves on my face.
I then popped on my usual collection 2000 fast stroke eyeliner, and did a mini cat eye shape! Even when I say minimal make up, I still use this, as I don't have big eyes and this makes the world of difference! I then pop on my Maxfactor false lash effect mascara (after a quick curl with my boots eyelash curlers - they're pretty good ones actually!) it seriously is my all time favourite. I do feel a bit like i'm wearing false eyelashes, but without the fear of having them falling off... If that's not a winner I don't know what is. I also had to stop using my eyebrow pencil on holiday as it was so warm the pencil was melting!
I probably would have continued this routine when I got home, if it wasn't for the fact I'm now quite brown and I have a whole host of Chanel Mat Lumiere in my drawer to use as I can only use it when I'm tanned as I have the shade 40 Beige. (Note: I definitely saw some being sold at the airport in Tenerife if you're a massive fan and are going on holiday soon - keep your eyes peeled!).