Best travel-size products offer luxury in small packages

Anna Hecht, CNN Underscored
Updated Fri October 12, 2018

Story highlights

  • A beauty routine on the go doesn't have to mean lugging around full-size products
  • Here, you'll find a list of products from fan-favorite brands that are worth the investment

If you love to travel but hate sacrificing your beauty routine, these products are for you.

Even if you're not traveling out of town, but you're on the go, there's no reason to be lugging around full-size beauty products. All of these conveniently sized products will fit easily into your purse or gym bag for an easy touch-up — wherever, whenever.

We've rounded up a whole list of best-sellers and top products from beauty brands we all know and love. The best part is, with a lot of these travel sets, you get a deal when you buy several of a brand's products, so they cost less than if you bought them individually.

Bobbi Brown Nudest Nudes Lip Gloss Kit ($39; bluemercury.com)

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We're not kidding when we say that everyone should have this kit. That's because these Bobbi Brown lip glosses (in travel-friendly sizes) come in colors that will match your every look. Originally an $82 value.

Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Concentrated Recovery Eye Mask ($40; nordstrom.com)

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Catching a red-eye flight? Then this night repair eye mask is for you. Infused with Estée Lauder's Advanced Night Repair technology, these masks will ensure that the skin around your eyes remains hydrated. They come in packs of four.

Laura Mercier Prime Set Glow Set ($45; nordstrom.com)

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This luxurious Laura Mercier set contains translucent loose setting powder, foundation primer in radiance, matte radiance baked powder, a velour puff and a fan brush. All the products are under the standard limit of 3.4 ounces, so you'll make it through TSA without any issues. Originally a $56 value.

MAC Basic Brush Kit ($39.38; nordstrom)

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Not everyone has room in a carry-on for a set of full-size makeup brushes. Thankfully, with this brush set, you don't have to worry about it. This kit includes a travel-size version of every brush needed for a full face of makeup. Originally a $172 value

Slip for beauty sleep Sleep on the Go Set ($119; nordstrom.com)

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This luxurious silk pillow and sleep mask set is the ultimate way to get some rest while on the go. The pillow, which is marketed by Slip as the "anti-aging, anti-sleep crease, anti-bed head pillow," will help ensure you can sleep comfortably without tangling your hair or creating friction on your skin. As for the mask, it's also crafted from pure silk, meaning it'll be gentle to wear directly against shut eyes.

Sephora Collection Face Mask ($6; sephora.com)

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This best-selling face mask only costs $6 and is the perfect thing to put on to turn your flight into a spa-like experience.

Origins 'Our Best of the Best' set ($45; sephora.com)

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For those who value skin care, this is the ultimate set to bring along on your next trip. This set by Origins is good for normal, dry, oily and sensitive skin. In it, you'll get the Origins Super Spot Remover blemish gel treatment, Checks and Balances frothy face wash, Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins mega-mushroom relief & resilience soothing treatment lotion, GinZing energy-boosting gel moisturizer, GinZing refreshing eye cream to brighten and depuff, Clear Improvement active charcoal mask to clear pores, and the Drink Up intensive overnight mask to quench skin's thirst. Originally a $68 value.

Burt's Bees Fabulous Mini's Travel Set ($9.50; amazon.com)

Nothing dehydrates skin quite like flying. That's why you'll be glad you packed along this mini travel set with six separate lotions for hands, feet and body.

Note: The prices above reflect the retailers' listed prices at the time of publication.