10 Travel Essentials for Summer Beauty

by Jessi Wilson

10 Travel Essentials for Summer Beauty
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Take advantage of our top beauty travel essentials for worry-free packing this season. These 10 must-haves, including double-duty face products and the perfect travel-size dry shampoo, are flawless fits for your carry-on, tote or duffle bag—and, yes, they are TSA-approved. From functional to fab, we have you covered.



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Cosmetic Bag


A stylish cosmetic bag is a must-have for toting your travel essentials. This paisley weekender can fit inside a carry-on or be carried on its own. Check out this video for tips on how to pack your toiletries.

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Travel Bottle Set


When packing a carry-on, store liquids in a travel bottle set. Not only does this kit contain four, 3-ounce bottles, but the clear, 1-quart pouch meets TSA's requirements for housing liquids. Use colorful washi tape to label and secure each bottle.

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Curling Iron Cover


For those who cannot go a day without a curling or flat iron, use a heat-resistant cover for safe and efficient packing. Choose one with a back pocket to neatly store your iron's cord.

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Wide-Tooth Comb


A wide-tooth comb is a versatile hair tool you should not travel without. It can be used to comb knots, distribute deep conditioner or soften freshly curled hair.

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Dry Shampoo


Dry shampoo is key for getting ready on the go. This mini bottle is the perfect size for a carry-on and has a fresh, floral scent that will liven up second-day hair.

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CC Cream with SPF


Save space in your carry-on with a CC cream, which combines the properties of moisturizer, foundation and sunscreen in one tube. This oil-free formula color-corrects and moisturizes the skin with a bonus of SPF 30.

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Tinted Lip and Cheek Stain


When traveling, always remember that double-duty products are your friends. This multi-tasking tinted stain works on cheeks and lips, providing an allover sun-kissed glow.

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Waterproof Mascara


Because summer traveling can be unpredictable, using a waterproof mascara can prevent makeup from smudging in the heat or getting wet at the beach. This one combats water while maintaining a soft feel.

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Travel-Size Cotton Swab Pack


Add a small pack of cotton swabs to your list of travel essentials. Cotton swabs can be used to clean ears, remove nail polish, touch up eye makeup, apply eye shadow—the list goes on.

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Moisturizing Razor


When traveling, eliminate unnecessary items and steps from your beauty routine when possible. This razor has a moisturizing bar surrounding the blade which takes place of shaving cream and moisturizer.