Let’s face it, sometimes traveling can be stressful, with worrying about catching your flight on time or packing the right things to bring in your suitcase. But you don’t want to have to look stressed or be uncomfortable while traveling. Here I have rounded up 10 must-have travel beauty essentials and products to help avoid some of that stress.
These are essentials that I like to take with me during my travels and a few other popular must-have products that will keep you or your friend looking beautiful.
All of the beauty essentials mentioned will keep you looking fabulous through those short or long-haul flights. These items are multi-purpose you can also use them at the gym, keep some products like make-up remover wipes, in the car. You could also take and use some of the items on road trips. For all the essentials of what to pack for a Road Trip check out my post here.
Not only that, take these travel beauty essentials to work with you, and keep some of these in your purse or bookbag. There are just so many different ways to use beauty travel products.
Continue reading as we go through the list of must-have travel beauty essentials for you or your wanderlust friends.
Let’s jump into it.
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1. Travel Toiletry Bag
Take the Hanging Travel Toiletry bag with you while traveling. The travel bag is used to hold all of your toiletries, soap, shampoo, lotion, etc. It has 2 large zippered pockets on the sides where you can slide in make-up brushes or other products. This bag is compact in size but can hold a lot.
For instance, there’s the tall bigger section in the middle, that’s made with mesh inside. It’s stylish and the outside is lined with beautiful fabric. This bag was made to keep all of your toiletries standing upright with 18 vertical pockets, and mesh pockets. It’s water-resistant too, so when you take it in the bathroom, you won’t have any worries about ruining the fabric. If there is not a lot of counter space, then you can use the attached metal hook to hang up the bag. This will be a good travel companion to keep your essentials in one place.
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2. Travel Nail Kit
This Nail Kit will be perfect for travel and beauty needs while on the go. When traveling you never know when you will need to cut a hangnail or use a fingernail file to smooth the nails. This is a 12-piece set that includes all the essentials for your hands and feet. These include nail files, cuticle trimmer, nail clippers, and more. Not only that, it comes with tools for your face as well like tweezers and scissors for your eyebrows.
The entire kit comes in a convenient case that is ready to take with you on your travels or anywhere. This is also the perfect gift for your mom, friend, or spouse.
3. Makeup Remover Wipes
Instead of bringing a big bottle of liquid make-up remover, just bring some disposable makeup remover wipes. The make-up remover wipes by Neutrogena are very convenient especially while traveling. You can use it while on the plane just in case you accidentally smear your make-up. Also can use the wipes after landing to clean your face and refresh your make-up. The individually wrapped wipes are so handy, you can stick them just about anywhere. Including a cosmetics bag, purses, beach bags, etc.
4. Origins Ginzing Refreshing Eye Cream
The Origins GinZing Eye Cream is the truth. It brightens your under-eye and makes you look amazing. I love to use this in the morning especially after I’ve had a long night and couldn’t sleep well. It helps depuff your eyes too. You guys I am serious, it literally brightens your eyes and takes the dark circles away without having to use under eye makeup. It’s thick and silky, and it sometimes can be sticky so you have to be careful when applying it on and make sure that you are padding it in full so that it can absorb into your skin.
5. Fancii LED Lighted Travel Makeup Mirror
This travel Makeup Mirror is a practical beauty accessory to take with you on the go. This mirror is compact, yet bigger than most, it is 5 inches wide yall. It is 2 sided with 1X and 10X magnifying glass in it. This enables you to do your make-up and actually see the full outline of your face. The magnifying glass comes in handy to tweeze your eyebrows or put eye make-up on. Use the compact mirror while traveling on the plane, instead of getting up to go to that tiny bathroom.
The LED light is an extra bonus to help you see your face in natural light to do your make-up and look your best. Sometimes the hotel’s lighting isn’t that good, so the LED light comes in handy. Because in bad lighting your make-up could look good, but once you get outside, omg it looks like clown makeup sometimes. LOL. If you gifted this to a friend, I’m sure they’ll appreciate it.
6. First Aid Beauty FAB Faves to Go Kit
Here is another beauty cleansing product to travel with. First Aid Beauty FAB Faves includes travel size (2 oz) bottles of Pure Skin Face Cleanser, Facial Radiance Pads, and Ultra Repair Cream. This cleansing set is used to wash away the dirt and impurities from your face. It can be used for all skin types and safe for sensitive skin. It hydrates the skin, helps to balance uneven skin tone, fade dark spots, and relieves dryness. This is excellent for those with eczema too. The Ultra Repair Cream is a good moisturizer to use especially during the winter months. The convenient sample size bottles are ideal for traveling and could make an excellent gift. Who’s doing a White Elephant gift exchange at work?!
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7. Burt’s Bees Fabulous Minis Travel Set
The Burt’s Bees Fabulous Minis Travel Set comes with all the essentials needed for body care. These beauty travel products are awesome for pampering yourself while on the go. Just because you’re traveling doesn’t mean you can’t still moisturize and be pampered. Especially these days while traveling, you will need extra moisturizing because of the constant hand washing and use of hand sanitizer. This set includes Intense Hydration Cream Cleanser, Intensive Hydration Day Lotion, Soap Bark and Chamomile Deep Cleansing Cream, Milk & Honey Body Lotion, Coconut Foot Cream, and Shea Butter Hand Repair Cream.
The bottles are small enough to keep in your carry-on bag or in your purse. This is also a perfect set to gift to a friend for Christmas. It doesn’t have to be just for travel either. Getting a mini gift set also allows you to test out the different products without having to buy the full bottles individually. Pretty clever right?
8. Gillette Venus Snap Razor
Take this Gillette Venus Snap Compact Razor on your travels. It has a mini handle and comes with 1 refill blade that can fit any of the other Venus razors. The razor comes in a compact case that protects the blade and can keep you from getting cut. Venus Razors are always my go-to beauty essential for everyday use. The water-activated gel that is inside the razor helps to glide across the skin effortlessly preventing cuts while shaving and keep your skin moisturized too. It can be easily put in a travel bag without taking up too much space. It’s just about the same size as a bar of soap.
9. MZOO Sleep Eye Mask
Take a Sleep Eye Mask with you on your travels to get some rest, especially on a long flight. This 3D mask by MZOO is made to block out light. This mask consists of soft silk fabric and made of memory foam, that allows it to contour to the face. Additionally, there is no added pressure on your face while wearing the mask and it allows you to blink freely.
This mask comes with an adjustable strap and fits closely to the face. The eye mask comes in a variety of 4 colors and is a good accessory to have while traveling. These masks can be worn by anyone, men, women, and children. So you can get the entire family one as a gift. To add, by the time you get off that plane, you will be well-rested and ready to explore.
10. Pixi Beauty Glow Peel Pads
The Pixi Glow Peel Pads contain 20% Glycolic acid formula and are used to get rid of dead skin to reveal a brighter more youthful-looking skin. The serum is pre-soaked in the pads and it helps to exfoliate and shrink enlarged pores to help your skin GLOW. The Rose Water helps to hydrate the skin and repair. The Glow pads are an ideal beauty travel essential because it comes in pre-soaked pads. You don’t have to worry about any liquid serum spilling in your bag with these pads.
So, to use all you have to do is swipe on your face, neck, and hands after cleansing, then rinse with cool water after 2-3 minutes, and viola. Your skin will be glowing the next morning you wake up, and it’ll be softer, more even tone.
So there you have it. My top 10 Must-Have Travel Beauty Essentials. Is there anything on this list that you’re going to try or give to a friend? What are some of your go-to travel beauty essentials?
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