If you’re heading out on a trip, skip the low-quality, no-name mini drugstore shampoos and conditioners (and don’t risk using whatever it is they provide at your hotel!) and pick up one of our favourite travel kits:
Mé¨readesso Travel Ease Kit “ This mini-pack of all of Mereadesso’s best mineral-, antioxidant- and vitamin-rich products has everything you’ll need for up to two weeks of travel: face cleanser, a cleansing cloth, headband, moisturizer and body balm, all in a slim pouch with extra room for your lip balm or makeup brushes. All of the liquids come in under airline restrictions, so you can toss it in your carry on and freshen up in the airport, too. Visit Mereadesso.com to order.
Aesop Jet Set Kit “ This charming set of four products will have you addicted to Aesop products in no time. It contains 50 mL bottles of Classic Shampoo, Classic Conditioner, Geranium Leaf Body Cleanser and Rind Concentrate Body Balm. $35 from Aesop.com.
Aloe Starter Kit “ If you’re headed somewhere hot and have a history of (oops!) staying in the sun too long, cover all your bases with these aloe products. Calm your skin with facial cleanser, toner, day cream and night cream, so you don’t have to hide in the shade for the rest of your trip. $25 from The Body Shop.
Philosophy Happy Travels Set “ Frequent fliers will love this little set with six pieces, including fragrance, 3-in-1 cleanser for face and eyes, shampoo, bath and shower gel, firming body emulsion, refreshing and depurifying eye gel and moisturizer. See, you can get the full treatment (including depuffing those tired eyes after long travel days) wherever you are “ even in an airplane bathroom! $32 from Sephora.
Elizabeth Grant mini skin care products “ While Elizabeth Grant doesn’t make a travel kit, you can buy your favourite products in mini sizes “ 15 mL, to be exact, which is way under the 100 mL limit most airlines enforce. Whether you need Collagen Tinted Moisturizer, Golden Angel Bath & Shower Gel, Vitamin C Body Cream or you want to give yourself a facial with a mini face mask on the go, all of the best EG products are available for travel. Shop at ElizabethGrant.com.
Know a travel junkie? All of these kits make great gifts, too!