20 Beauty Bloggers’ Faves: Must-Have Travel Skin and Hair Products

Traveling can be hard for the beauty lover. Do you bring your normal moisturizer or a heavier-duty product in case your skin gets dry? Should you bring your weekly intensive hair mask? What about paring down your routine to fit into a 3-1-1 bag?

I asked some of the most beauty-obsessed women you’ll ever meet, beauty bloggers, for their favorite, must-have travel skin and hair products. While they might need variety in their everyday lives, once away from home these bloggers have favorite products that they depend upon for glowing skin or a good hair day!


  • Beauty Products to Travel With 1 of 21

    What are your must have-items for travel? Everyone has their own favorite products that they must bring with them when they go out of town.  I asked beauty bloggers for their favorite products for skin and hair while they're on-the-go. Do you spot your favorite product on the list?


    Image: Robert S. Donovan via Flickr

  • Mini Spray Bottles and Pointed Q-Tips 2 of 21

    "I always bring a mini spray bottle for fragrance, often my Travalo. Hefting around a wonky glass bottle is terrifying! I also have to have my pointed q-tips for applying or removing makeup, applying gels, touching up cuticles... They're incredibly versatile."
    - Stephanie, Stephanie Louise All Things Beautiful


    Travalo Classic Spray Bottle $20
    Q-Tips Precision Tips $3.49

  • Embryolisse Moisturizer 3 of 21

    "When I travel, I bring along my Embryolisse Lait Creme Concentre. It's a cult favorite moisturizer that helps ward off the general drying qualities that air travel wreaks on my skin if applied before and after my flights."
    - Mai, Portrait of Mai


    Embryolisse Lait Creme Concentre $28

  • Supergood, Paula’s Choice, and Luna Skin Savers 4 of 21

    "I go the extra mile for my skin when traveling. I love my Luna! I use it both as a facial massager and a sonic skin cleanser. It does a wonderful job of removing makeup and gently exfoliating my skin without irritating my rosacea. I've been wearing Supergoop SPF 35+ Save Face Oil-Free AM Moisturizer non-stop for months now. It's amazing and doesn't ever irritate my eyes. I use Paula's Choice RESIST Super Antioxidant Serum under my daytime and nighttime moisturizers for an extra bit of skin nourishment. Finally, I need to keep my lips hydrated and Supergoop Lip balm is amazing."
    - Phyrra


    Supergoop SPF 35+ Save Face Oil-Free AM Moisturizer $28
    Paula's Choice RESIST Super Antioxidant Serum $25.50
    Foreo Luna $199
    Supergoop!® 'AcaiFusion' Lip Balm SPF 30 $8.50

  • EOS Hand Lotion 5 of 21

    "I always take EOS Hand Lotion because soaps in hotels/airports can be so drying."
    - Krystle, Baking Beauty


    eos Refresh Everyday Hand Lotion $1.69

  • Smith’s Rosebud Salve 6 of 21

    "I always bring Smith's Rosebud Salve. It's a lifesaver for chapped lips and dry skin overall."
    - Krystal, PolishGalore


    Smith's Rosebud Salve$6

  • Philosophy and Sephora Cleansers 7 of 21

    "I carry a Philosophy Purity Made Simple cleanser, and Sephora Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover."
    - Jen, Raging Rouge


    Philosophy Purity Made Simple Cleanser $10
    Sephora Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover $7

  • Jurlique, Boots and The Face Shop Mists 8 of 21

    "Facial mist to keep my skin whenever, wherever. Right now, I'm enjoying Jurlique, Boots and The Face Shop."
    - Kath, The Fabzilla

    The Body Shop Vitamin C Energizing Face Spritz $18
    Jurlique Herbal Recovery Mist $49
    Boots Botanics Organic Rosewater Toning Spritz $8.39

  • It Cosmetics, Nars, Neova, and Fresh SPF 9 of 21

    "Tinted moisturizer or BB/CC cream with SPF is a must-have! A couple of my favorites are It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream with SPF 50 (excellent coverage!) and NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30. Neova DNA Damage Control Everyday SPF 44 is great for my dry, sensitive skin! And for night time hydration, Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment is a must!"
    - Harshleen, BeautyTidbits


    IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream with SPF 50+ $38
    NARS 'Pure Radiant' Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 $42
    Neova DNA Damage Control Everyday SPF 44 $39
    Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15 $22.50

  • Eucerin Aquaphor 10 of 21

    "I always bring a tube of Aquaphor. It's perfect for a multitude of reasons and helps cut down on the amount of beauty products I would otherwise have to carry around. It serves as an eye cream, facial moisturizer, body moisturizer, heel cream, cuticle cream and lip balm!"
    - Sheila, Painted Ladies


    Aquaphor Healing Ointment $5.99

  • DermOrganic Haircare 11 of 21

    "I always bring travel sizes of DermOrganic Shampoo, Conditioner and Leave In Treatment. I can't live without them!"
    - Jen, My Beauty Bunny


    DermOrganic Daily Conditioning Shampoo $6.99
    DermOrganic Daily Hydrating Conditioner $6.99
    DermOrganic Leave-in Treatment w/ Argan Oil $9.99

  • Coconut Oil 12 of 21

    "I travel with a small container of my Dr. Bonner's or Carrington Farms Pure, Virgin, Unrefined Coconut oil because it is what I use for my moisturizer on my face (I have very sensitive skin) and because it is a staple in what keeps my skin on point. I have not needed to use foundation in 2 years because of it."
    - Honey, Honeygirl's World


    Carrington Farms Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil $7.99

  • Kiehl’s Creams and L’Occitane Oil 13 of 21

    "I always bring the most moisturizing skincare that I'm currently testing with me whenever I travel. Recently it's Kiehl's Super Multi-Corrective Cream or Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream. If I'm traveling in the winter, I want to be able to protect my skin against the elements no matter where I'm at- outside in the cold and windy climate, or inside in front of the heater- both manage to dry out my skin.

    For hair, I always bring my L'Occitane Aromachologie Repairing Hair Oil. The bottle is small and tucks into my overnight bag easily. A couple pumps of this in damp hair makes my hair so soft and smooth. I also bring a blowdryer. I don't like to assume that where I'm staying will have one, and I don't like to share or wait my turn when I've got wet hair, so I always bring one with!"
    - Justina, Justina's Gems


    Try: Kiehl's Super Multi-Corrective Cream $62
    Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream $26.50
    L'Occitane Aromachologie Repairing Hair Oil $26

  • Origins Shower Combo 14 of 21

    "Origins Gloomaway shower & souffle, no other shower combo gets me up & moving like it and that's needed for crack of dawn starts on trips."
    - CherrySue, CherrySue Doin' the Do


    Origins Gloomaway Grapefruit body wash/bubble bath $23
    Gloomaway Grapefruit body souffle $31

  • Absolutely Makeup Cleaning Tissues 15 of 21

    "I always bring Absolutely Makeup Cleaning Tissues so I've always got an easy way to remove my eye makeup. Cucumber is my favorite kind. I'm always sure I have mascara. Whether or not I have eyeshadow or eyeliner, mascara is a must. I also bring tinted lip balm of some sort. Hydration and color in one."
    - Destany, Manifest Destany


    A! Absolute! Makeup Cleansing Tissues in Cucumber, $6.99

  • A Girl’s Gotta Spa! Lotion and Goat Milk Stuff Lip Balm 16 of 21

    "A Girl's Gotta Spa! Energizing Citrus Body Wash is amazing! Whether its been a long night of endless meetings or a late night with friends, the uplifting scent of citrus helps to wake up my senses in the morning. A Girl's Gotta Spa! Energizing Citrus Body Lotion has a blend of olive oil, African shea butter and unprocessed natural cocoa butter, smoothes, hydrates and helps to keep my skin looking amazing. Goat Milk Stuff Lip Balm is with me whether I am home or traveling, and this brand has delicious scents like Vanilla and Honey, and they are highly moisturizing."
    - Shannon, A Girl's Gotta Spa!


    A Girl's Gotta Spa! Body Wash and Body Lotion, $35 and $36
    Goat Milk Stuff Lip Balm $3.50

  • Always Be Prepared 17 of 21

    "Tweezers are a must. The new lighting in the hotel bathroom will accentuate any stray hairs you may have missed in your own home. There's nothing worse than spotting a rogue hair on your face and nothing to pull it with!"
    - Kristie, Blushing Basics


    Anastasia Tweezers $28

  • HydroShield Face Serum 18 of 21

    "I always travel with a hydrating skin cream. Right now, I'm loving HydroShield Ultra Moisturizing Face Serum. It's light and hydrating. Perfect for after a flight!"
    - Kelly, Gouldylox Reviews


    Dr. Denese HydroShield Ultra Moisturizing Face Serum $49

  • May Lindstrom Cleanser 19 of 21

    "I am completely obsessed with the May Lindstrom The Clean Dirt cleanser. It is a powder, and you activate the cleanser by adding a few drops of water to it. So basically, it is super easy to travel with! And it exfoliates really well, so I don't have to bring my Clarisonic with me."
    - Brianna, Brikasia


    May Lindstrom The Clean Dirt cleanser $60

  • Alterna Dry Shampoo 20 of 21

    "Alterna Bamboo Beach Refreshing Dry Shampoo. This dry shampoo is eco-certified organic, has UVA/UVB protection and doesn't feel gritty. The mango and coconut scent is so fresh, you may want to use it every day!"
    - Cindy, Prime Beauty


    Alterna Bamboo Beach Refreshing Dry Shampoo $20

  • Sexy Hair Big Sexy Hair Spray 21 of 21

    "I love to take a good hairspray like Sexy Hair Big Sexy Hair Spray & Play Volumizing Hairspray. I never know how my hair is going to act when I'm away so I always like to carry a good hair spray and volumizer just in case!"
    - Noelle, XO, Noelle


    Sexy Hair Big Sexy Hair Spray & Play Volumizing Hairspray $17.95


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