The Best Travel Size Hair Products for your Next Trip

The Best Travel Size Hair Products for your Next Trip

Summer is almost here. And that means long nights, fun in the sun, and (best of all!) travel plans. Is your on-the-go toiletry bag of haircare products ready for your summer vacation? No worries, we’ve got you covered.



The Best Travel Size Hair Products For Your Next Trip


No matter where you are planning to go on your summer vacation, certain items are an absolute must for your packing list. You could rely on those hotel mini shampoos and conditioners, but we’re betting you want your mane to look as fabulous on holiday as it does when you’re at home.


That’s where travel toiletries of your favorite haircare products come in. Here’s our pick of hair care travel essentials for any destination, including some TSA-friendly options that meet the 3.4 ounces limit.

Beach Vacation Packing List


Salty ocean water, chlorinated pool water, and time spent under the sun all lead to excessive drying of your hair. Maintaining essential hydration not only keeps hair feeling soft and resilient, but it can also visibly reverse the appearance of sun-damaged strands. To ward off dryness, wet your hair down and apply a leave in conditioner before entering the water. Double up on your moisturizing efforts and apply a hair treatment, then wrap hair up in a top bun to beat heat damage and maintain sexy beach hair.

The Best Travel Size Hair Products for your Next Trip


Oway Sunway After Sun Hair Mask

An after-sun hair mask that doubles as an ultra-restorative conditioner to replenish sun-stressed hair.


O&M the Original Detox Hair Shampoo

Deeply cleanse and exfoliate your scalp and hair while helping to detangle and moisturize locks.


Oway Sunway Sun Protective Elixir

Shield hair from damaging sun, salt, and chlorine with this natural UV filter that guards against color fading and dryness.


Olaplex No.3 Hair Perfector

A concentrated formula hair mask to lend a feeling of strength to stressed strands, while reducing the appearance of breakage and improving the overall look and feel of hair.


Tangle Teezer The Original Detangling Brush

Detangle wet or dry hair with this two-tiered regular-flex brush that glides through locks without pulling or breaking.


European Vacation Packing List


Trains, planes, and automobiles? Yep, all of that travel and outdoor touring (and did we mention humidity?) wreak havoc on your hair. Make sure you pack the hair care essentials along with hair styling products to see you through busy days and into luxury dinners out.

The Best Travel Size Hair Products for your Next Trip


Davines Nourishing Shampoo

This sulfate-free shampoo is a top seller for dry and damaged hair, and leaves your locks feeling nourished and healthy.


Davines Nourishing Conditioner

Our go-to for hair that’s in serious need of repair, this conditioner moisturizes strands and makes styling a breeze.


Evolvh Total Control Styling Crème

A silicone-free, strong hold styling cream that creates soft, touchable volume and fullness that lasts for days.


Cult and King Tonik Scalp and Hair Purifier

A multi-use, lightweight leave in conditioner/scalp treatment in one that also delivers natural UV protection.

Camping & Hiking Vacation Packing List


Whether you’re hiking Patagonia or camping in the mountains of Washington, take advantage of your time away to give your hair a break too. Braid in a hair treatment, use dry shampoo instead of washing, and be sure to bring along uber-nourishing leave ins.

The Best Travel Size Hair Products for your Next Trip


Evolvh Ultra Repair Reconstructing Masque

An intensive hair treatment designed to lend a feel of hydration and protection while keeping the frizzies at bay.


Oway No Rinse Moist Hair Leave In Conditioner

A versatile leave in conditioner, detangler spray, and moisturizing hair treatment in one. Use to smooth and control your mane in any setting.


Cleo + Coco Dry Shampoo + Body Powder

The perfect on-the-go essential for use as a dry shampoo or body powder. It doesn’t get simpler than this.


Goomee Hair Loop

No hair kinks or breakage. Just water-resistant hold for all of your vacation activities.

Family Cross-Country Vacation Packing List


Keep the whole family’s hair looking fresh and healthy with the right hair care products. Think all-in-one hair and body wash, a couple of good detanglers, and no-fail hair ties. Road trip essentials for everyone.

The Best Travel Size Hair Products for your Next Trip


Cult and King Body Wash & Shampoo Bar

Shampoo bar, face wash, and body wash in one. Convenience for keeping the whole crew clean and fresh.


O&M Know Knott Detangling Spray

Detangle and nourish strands with a simple spray that leaves hair looking shiny and perfectly styled.


Tangle Teezer the Large Ultimate Detangler Brush

Pain-free detangling, this brush keeps it simple. A crowd-pleaser for brushing on the fly.


Aquis Hair Towel

Make drying hair a breeze with this fast-drying, super delicate travel towel. Pick one up for every member of the family.



There’s no reason for your hair care regimen to take a backseat on your next getaway. Ensure your toiletry bag includes what you need to keep your hair looking fresh and healthy all vacation long. 



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Haircare Products Packing List for Your Summer Vacation


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