Spring is just around the corner and summer will be here before you know it. Chances are, you’ve got travel plans coming up, even if it’s just a long weekend getaway. It’s true that life moves at a more casual pace on vacation, but just because you’re keeping it loose while you’re away from home doesn’t mean you want to look like you just crawled out of the ocean. To stay sleek on vacation, you’re going to need some pack-worthy travel grooming products. To ensure what you’re toting is carry-on-friendly and won’t weigh you down, choose multi-purpose formulas and pocket-sized versions of your favorite products. Here we’ve rounded up everything you need to look good from head-to-toe without having to sacrifice precious suitcase space.
Olivina Men Bourbon Cedar Solid Cologne – $20
If you haven’t gotten a whiff of Olivina Men’s Bourbon Cedar scent yet, you’re honestly missing out. The natural fragrance is sophisticated, distinctly masculine, and completely unique. Notes of cedar, smoke, and vanilla blend together to create a veritable symphony for your senses. Now you can take it wherever you go with the company’s new TSA-approved, completely hassle-free solid cologne.
Spongellé Travel Men’s Super Buffer – $14
When you’re trying to cull your grooming arsenal down enough to fit into your suitcase, combo products are a life-saver. Luckily for all of us, Spongellé makes all their luxurious Body Buffers in convenient travel sizes so you don’t have to settle for hotel washcloths and sample-sized body wash while you’re away from home. The Travel Super Buffer scrubs, cleans, and hydrates all without the need to tote around a bunch of bottles. The loofa is infused with a vegan-friendly body wash that is released slowly over time so you can get 12-plus washes out of a single buffer. As if the convenience factor wasn’t enough, the scent combines ingredients like apple, pineapple, rum, clove, sage, sandalwood, amber, and vanilla to create an aroma as rich and complex as any high-end fragrance.
Every Man Jack Volcanic Clay Facial Wipes – $6
When you’re out on the road, you want to show that handsome mug to the world, not be worried about dry, oily, or just plain grimy skin. These facial wipes from Every Man Jack have every face covered with a gentle, paraben- and fragrance-free formula. Wipe one over your face, and aloe and vitamin E will protect and moisturize while the volcanic clay and activated charcoal absorb dirt and oil from your skin. A dash of added witch hazel helps to mattify your skin so you stay clean but not shiny.
Fatco Fat Stick – $10
It’s a nice gesture, but let’s be real: those little custom lotions they give you in your hotel room usually don’t cut it. You could always bring your favorite moisturizer from home, but squeezing it into a 3-ounce container isn’t ideal either. Enter the Fatco Fat Stick, a multi-purpose moisturizer packed into a handy 0.5-ounce tube that can easily ride along in your pocket. The stick combines ingredients like beeswax, coconut oil, cocoa butter, shea butter, and almond oil for a nourishing formula that can be used as a lip balm, lotion, cuticle repair, and more.
Goodwipes Below the Belt Wipes – $8
Anyone who’s ever had the trying experience of using an airplane bathroom is going to be glad to see these flushable, biodegradable wonder wipes. Below the Belt Wipes from Goodwipes are big, thick, and soft — a far cry from the fine grit sandpaper that passes for TP in way too many public restrooms. The pH-balanced, hypoallergenic formula (with an ever-so-subtle cedar scent) will have you leaving even the most questionable lavatories with both your derrière and dignity still intact.
Pacific Shaving Company Single Use Mini Shaving Cream Pods – $8
If you’re rocking some scruff, you know that shaving supplies can be one of the most frustrating things to pack. Your ideal kit may have several tools, and most standard shaving cream containers can’t be taken on a plane. Pacific Shaving Company has a clever little solution to this problem: single-use shaving minis. Just wet one of these water-soluble, waste-free pods and lather it up into a rich, moisturizing shaving cream. The pods are completely TSA-friendly, so no matter where you’re headed or how you’re getting there, you can toss ‘em in your bag without worry.
Aesop Resurrection Rinse Free Hand Wash – $10
Travel is great, but doesn’t tend to be super hygienic. Carrying your sink or shower through airport security probably isn’t the best idea, but with the right product you can still give your hands that just-washed feeling even while traveling on public transportation or roaming the great outdoors. This gel from Aesop contains ingredients like Mandarin Rind and Rosemary Leaf and moisturizes while cleansing so it won’t dry your hands out like those ubiquitous sanitizers.
Kiehl’s Ultimate Man Eye Alert – $22.50
Between jet lag, climate swapping, and the rigors of exploration, it’s easy for even the most excited eyes to start looking droopy when traveling. Kiehl’s Ultimate Man Eye Alert has a caffeine-infused formula to perk up tired peepers and have you feeling re-energized after long flights and exhausting adventures. Cucumber and alfalfa extracts help hydrate the skin under your eyes and reduce dark circles over time. If you find yourself frequently time-zone-hopping, this one is a must-have for your travel grooming kit.