Ready, set — GO! Travel light and without a care in the world with this roundup of TSA size-approved handy items. Now you won’t find your favorite shampoo, conditioner or perfume at the bottom of the no-carry-on trash bin. We want to make the last hurrah for summer or your Labor Day plans go as smoothly as possible. Bon voyage!
#1 GO GREEN
Giovanni will take you on a first class ride wherever you’re going with this affordable Eco Chic Cosmetics kit. Appropriately called Flight Attendant, this collection of beauty products will get you through security in a flash. The convenient plastic bottles contain Tea Tree Triple Treat Invigorating Shampoo and Conditioner, Cleanse Moisturizing Body Wash and Hydrate Lotion in Cucumber Song. The whole kit and caboodle is only $9.99 at www.giovannicosmetics.com.
#2 HAIR ON THE GO
In the Travel Kit from Jane Carter Solution you’ll find five of their best selling styling and hair care products in TSA approved 2 oz. bottles in a handy travel bag. The travel kit includes: Moisture Nourishing Shampoo, Nutrient Replenishing Conditioner, Revitalizing Leave-In Conditioner, Condition & Sculpt, Wrap & Roll, and Nourish & Shine. The Travel Kit retails for $25 at www.janecartersolution.com.
#3 VAPOR TRAILS
Travel light, travel right with Travalo — a finger-sized perfume atomizer that’s great for jet setters. Travalo is a travel essential that is TSA approved and available in a variety of colors. Perfume easily transfers from almost any large bottle into the small spray bottle so you’ll always have your favorite scent on hand. No matter where you’re headed, you’ll smell lovely. $15.99 from www.us.travalo.com.
#4 PROTECT YOUR SKIN
The sun can suck all the fun out of your vacation. But Neocutis can help you treat it with care with Journee, an anti-aging day cream with UVA/UVB protection SPF 30+ to rejuvenate, protect and hydrate while you have fun. Journee contains PSP, anti-oxidants and hyaluronic acid for maximum overdrive. The .5 fl oz container is $75 at www.neocutis.com.
#5 THE EYES HAVE IT
Travel can be exhausting with planes to catch and partying to do. So look refreshed and rested with Neocutis Lumiere Biorestorative Eye Cream. The convenient .05 fl oz travel size allows you to slip it in your pocket to reduce dark circles and puffiness. The PSP revives the delicate skin around your eyes so you look bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. It’s fragrance-free and ultra-gentle. It retails for $80 at www.neocutis.com.
#6 DON’T SWEAT THE BRUSHING
Lugging around a toothbrush and keeping it clean is a royal pain in the mouth. So try these clever Colgate Wisp Portable Mini-Brush Toothbrushes. They’re ideal for traveling or freshening your mouth anytime. You don’t need toothpaste – a bead is already infused. And you don’t need to rinse! They even have a soft pick at the bottom for hard-to-reach places. Carry in your purse or pocket. These clever toothbrushes come in cinnamint, spearmint or peppermint flavors. They retail for about $9 nationwide.
#7 GO TROPICAL
You don’t have to go to Hawaii to enjoy the benefits of Ola Tropical Organics Travel Kit. Each convenient kit contains Coconut Lemongrass Creme Lotion, Vanilla Ginger Creme Lotion, Passion Fruit Citrus Body Wash, Coconut Lemongrass Sugar Scrub, Passion Fruit Citrus Salt Scrub all in the 2 oz. size and packed in a re-usable zipper pouch. It’s $32 at www.hawaiianbodyproducts.com
#8 GLAM IT UP
Why lug all your makeup when you can use the Shany Deluxe Makeup Travel Kit. This super convenient kit contains 24 eye shadow shades, 9 blushers, 5 pressed powders and a cover cream, plus 8 lip glosses, mascara and a lip and eye pencil. This is a highly pigmented makeup kit with colors picked by professionals in the beauty industry to make sure you have everything you need, no matter what your skin tone. Best of all, it’s only $25 from www.beautytravelkits.com or Amazon.com.
#9 NO MESSY SUNSCREEN
Somebody is a genius. Since most vacations include sunscreen, somebody has come up with the brilliant idea to skip the bottle and wipe on protection with Supergoop! Each wipe contains SPF 30 Everyday UV Protection Sunscreen. The swipes aren’t greasy, so sand won’t be sticking all over you. The formula is perfect for sensitive skin with a combination of zinc oxide, green tea extract and vitamin E to help soften and protect skin. Packs of 30 wipes are $34 at www.supergoop.com.
#10 NAIL IT
Keep your nails looking fabulous with Sally Hansen’s Color Quick Nail Color Pen when you’re away from the salon. Simply click the button at the top of the pen to dispense the color, then paint. The toluene- and formaldehyde-free formulation dries quickly and includes antioxidants and UV protection to keep nails conditioned and looking their best. It’s perfect for touching up your manicure to keep your nails chip-free through your trip. It retails for $8.49 wherever Sally Hansen products are sold.