Departures: Travel Size Beauty To Pack On The Go

Life on the go doesn’t have to mean giving up your beauty routine. Plenty of your favorite brands make travel-sized versions of your must-have products that you can easily pack into your travel makeup bag. What’s even better is that many beauty brands make products specifically for women on-the-go. Below, a few of our favorite beauty products for frequent fliers. They’ll keep you glam from the security line all the way to a night out in your new destination.

Wander Beauty Mascara

 Wander Beauty Unlashed mascara

Unlashed Volume And Curl Mascara | $24 | Wander Beauty

This travel-inspired beauty phenomenon changed the game when it comes to colorful, cruelty free cosmetics. Wander’s Unlashed mascara is an Allure beauty award winner, one of the brand’s most popular products, and one of our favorites.

Fresh Tinted Lip Treatment

Fresh sugar lip treatment in rose extreme

This best-selling lip treatment with SPF protection goes on soft and smooth, with just a hint of color. It’s perfect for swiping on as you step out of a cab or deplane after a fourteen-hour flight. Our recommendation: Pick up a tube in every shade.


Nars Lip Pencil

Nars Velvet Matte lip pencil duo
Nars lip pencils have the consistency of lipstick, but are more precise to apply and are more compact than most tubes of lipstick. Most importantly, it stays on all day long, no matter where your travels take you.

Peter Thomas Roth Gold Eye Gel Patches

Peter Thomas Ross lift and firm gold eye patches

Pop on these gold-infused eye patches after a long day in flight and feel instant rejuvenation.

Wander Beauty Blush And Illuminator

Wander Beauty On The Glow blush and illuminator makeup

This compact, glossy tube will keep you glowing around the clock without taking up much space in your makeup bag.

Nail Polish That Stays Put

Julep nail polish in blushing
Julep’s box-shaped nail polish bottles take up very little space in your beauty bag compared to round polish bottles. And their range of colors are totally vibrant.

Tarte Wide Awake Eye Set

Tarte Wide Awake eye set with mascara and eye patches
This travel-sized combo of refreshing eye patches, eye treatment, and mascara keep you bright-eyed and fresh no matter how jet-lagged you are.


Stowaway Cosmetics

Stowaway Cosmetics every day beauty kit

All of Stowaway’s products are designed to be small enough to fit snugly into your makeup bag and comply with all TSA regulations. It’s good for the planet and good for your carry-on.


Drunk Elephant Rise + Glow Duo

Drunk Elephant Rise and Glow Duo with hydration gel and serum

The B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel and C-Firma Day Serum will get your skin through any long-haul trip. The winning combination of hydrating power and vitamin C will keep your skin happy and healthy.

Naked Basics Palette

Urbay Decay Naked Basics eyeshadow palette

Whether you’re a devotee of Urban Decay’s popular Naked palette or just love to have basics with you on the go, this is the kit for you. This pared-down version of the Naked palette offers the core favorites of the full-sized option, so you’ll never go without on the road.

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