We all know how packing for a big trip can seem daunting at first and it will most likely be put off until the very last minute (if you’re like the rest of us?) but with our travel essentials survival kit, it no longer has to be so scary.
No matter where you are going, packing wisely (and light) is the key to a successful travel grooming kit, don’t overcomplicate things by packing every single grooming product that you ‘think‘ you may possibly need, just in case of that mud face mask emergency!… Keep it simple! Pack your basics and know what works for you, if in doubt and you feel that an intensive cooling eye rejuvenating mask is a must, then pack it in handy travel sizes, to leave room for key essentials.
The Essentials List
1- Marvis Toothbrush £3.95
You may be surprised but this is one of the most forgotten travel essentials out of any other product. The morning before your trip, its often the one that gets left in the bathroom however pack this handy and stylishly chic Marvis toothbrush to save any embarrassing garlic moments before a big date or meeting.
Keep a dedicated travel wash bag to one side for all last minute travel plans with this Marvis brush inside to save yourself from any forgetfulness.
This Marvis triple pack is enough to keep you minty fresh, trip after trip whilst the stylish packaging will sit enviably on your hotel’s sink. The beauty of Marvis toothpaste is their iconic Italian beginnings and not to mention the amazing range of flavours from Ginger to Liquorice that Marvis travel the world to find. It only seems right then for any stylish traveller to have this in their holdall.
3 – Tweezerman Tweezers £20.95
If Tom Ford considers these a must have item for any stylish guy then how could we disagree? There’s a common misconception amongst the male population that tweezers are for girls and girls only. If you hold this opinion then throw it away and embrace the tweezer phenomenon. Investing in a pair of tweezers does not mean your Saturday mornings are to be spent painting your girlfriends nails and discussing this weeks MIC but it does mean those stray hairs will be kept at bay and any potential mono-brow moments will be avoidable.
These tweezers from Tweezerman have been awarded the Best Beauty Buy by InStyle and have been loved by celebrities and make-up artists for over 25 years. If you are a tweezer trainee then these are perfect, with hand finished tips, perfectly aligned to grab every hair, it wont take a degree to know how to use them.
The Jack Black Jet Set Traveller bundle does all the work for you. It comes with a 2-in-1 facial cleanser and toner, a supreme shaving cream and a double duty face moisturiser. The cleanser and shaving cream both come in generous 88ml size travel compacts with a smaller moisturiser that will last you multiple trips.
5 – Headblade Travel Shell £12.95
To maintain that perfect shave whether you’re big on the beards or a clean shaven smoothy make sure you pack the Braun Pocket Go Shaver, its small enough to fit in your case but powerful enough to give you that clean shave in an instant. For those who want to keep their barnet in check whilst away, do not fret, the Headblade Travel Shell and Scalp Razor will do the trick! This is neat enough to keep your hair trimmed but without taking up the valuable room in your suitcase.
6 – 6630 Night Cycle £15.30
Whether you’re on a business trip or a well deserved weekend break, travelling can take its toll on your skin, long flights and polluted cities mean that your skin ends up craving a moisture surge. This intense night cream by 6630 does all the work for you by regenerating, repairing and revitalising your skin whilst you sleep to leave you with a youthful complexion the next morning.
So whether you’re heading to Coachella this weekend or you’re simply being called on yet another business trip, make sure to pack these travel essentials and make your grooming routine as simple as possible to leave more time for the fun stuff.