Beauty Essentials List: 7 Amazing Products You Should Always Pack

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Pack these 7 beauty essentials in your suitcase whenever you’re traveling.

Beauty essentials are important to bring with you when you travel because they help give your skin a natural glow. And who doesn’t want to put on their best face when traveling?

Read on to learn 7 beauty essentials to enhance your natural beauty. These products will make you look and feel great, wherever you are!

Beauty Essentials

CONTENTS – In this article, you’ll learn the following 7 beauty essentials to pack in your suitcase before traveling:

Beauty Products You Should Always Pack

You’ll discover below that there are some beauty essentials you should always pack in your suitcase. 

Finding the right products your skin loves can take some time.

Whenever possible, opt for the most natural beauty products. They will be kind to your skin.

Of course, you may want to look for travel-size containers to pack light. Some brands even offer travel-size portions or small samples you can take along with you.

And, with a little extra planning, you’ll put your skin and beauty routine in the best possible state for traveling, which is always worth it!

Here is a list of beauty essentials you should always pack.

1. Face Moisturizer

It’s no secret how vital face moisturizer is for your skin, especially as you age.

Many find that traveling causes the skin to be drier and dehydrated than normal.

Not only is dry skin uncomfortable and unflattering, but dry skin can lead to the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

That’s why a good face moisturizer is a product you’ll want to bring with you. I like this moisturizer by Clinique because not only does it rehydrate, but it helps make your skin look tighter and smoother.

Having this handy can make all the difference when you need a little refresher in the morning, evening, or throughout the day.

Look for a product that is light and non-greasy so it will give your skin a boost whenever you apply.

2. Body Lotion

Don’t stop moisturizing at your face. Your whole body can feel dry and itchy when you’re traveling.

That’s especially true when you spend time in the sun, in windy cities, or arid climates.

So, you’ll be grateful to have a body lotion product on hand while you travel.

Slather up and it will help combat any dryness from traveling.

 Blue Lagoon body moisturizers are great options when they are high-quality and nourishing.

This product is a great addition to your skincare repertoire!

It’s really important to keep your skin hydrated while traveling if you want to look and feel your best.

3. Detox Mask

Bringing a detox mask with you when you travel will help your skin reset.

They are usually made with clays or charcoal that deeply cleanse your pores.

I especially like this purifying mask made with volcano ash and charcoal because it clarifies and soothes skin, but also because they travel easily. They are very affordable and come in a pack of 10.

That’s why it’s a good idea to bring detox masks to remove any impurities that build up during your travels.

A little detox mask reset can also help your skin absorb other products better and reduce any inflammation due to airplane air and other pollutants.

This trick can be a game changer for looking your best while traveling.

4. Hydrating Sheet Mask

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Give your skin a moisture boost with a hydrating sheet mask and it will thank you!

A sheet mask makes this skincare step easy – and fast.

It’s also good reminder to practice self-care on vacation when may have a little more downtime.

Sheet masks usually come in a small package, so you can easily fit them into your travel bag.

This affordable pack of 24 masks provides a variety of fun scents and ingredients to suit your mood and needs.

Pop one on the evening you arrive at your destination and your skin will feel so much better.

Bonus points if you apply it after a detox mask. That’s a one-two punch to help your face recover from the travel stress!

5. Spot Treatment

For any blemishes that pop up while you travel, you’ll want a spot treatment you know works for your skin type.

Everybody’s skin is different, so you may want to try a few before you travel.

You’ll find many spot treatments out there, ranging from benzyl peroxide creams, to salicylic acid, sulfur, and other.

This is one of those products you’ll want to have available to quickly resolve blemishes.

6. Dry Shampoo

Dry shampoo gives your hair an instant refresh when you don’t have time to spend time on hair care.

It absorbs the oils and dirt that accumulate in your hair while traveling and gives the volume a boost.

Whether it’s during long days exploring or when you just want a little boost, this dry shampoo by Living Proof can make a big difference in how you look and feel.

Plus, it doesn’t leave a residue or film on your lovely locks like some other dry shampoos.

It’s also good for both men and women.

Trust me, it really can be a lifesaver when you’re on the go!

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7. SPF Lotion

An SPF lotion is always an essential product to have on hand while traveling.

That’s because nobody wants a sunburn while traveling. Ouch!

Worse, sunburns can cause lasting skin damage.

You can take steps to protect your skin by wearing a hat and clothing that covers your body.

But be sure to have an SPF lotion with high protection for your face and body on hand as well.

This is especially important if you’re traveling to a sunny place in the winter when your skin isn’t used to the sunshine.

It’s also a good idea to opt to reef-safe sunscreen to help protect wildlife while you travel, too.

Sun Bum is a trusted brand, and their UVA/UVB sunscreen also moisturizes your skin with Vitamin E

Final Thoughts on Beauty Essentials

These beauty essentials will always help you present your best look when you travel.

You might be surprised to know you’re exposed to pollutants that affect your skin while traveling.

However, the above-mentioned 7 beauty essentials can really make you feel great throughout your day. To take things a step further, look to this easy guide to planning your travel glow-up.

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About Jackie Gately, editor-IN-CHIEF

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