The 10 Best Travel Size Toiletries

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This wiki has been updated 20 times since it was first published in March of 2018. No matter how often you're away from home, figuring out exactly what to pack and how to take it where you want to go without getting held up at security checkpoints isn't easy these days. To save you some trouble, we've compiled a versatile assortment of travel-size toiletries and accessories, so you can spend less time fretting over which items to take and focus on making the most of the trip. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Surviveware Wipes

2. Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go

3. Gum Foldable Toothbrush

Editor's Notes

May 13, 2020:

We've kept a wide range of toiletries here to keep you clean, comfortable, and smelling good on your travels, wherever they may take you. Because each individual packet is just a bit too small, we removed the Squeeze Pods; we think the Convenience Kits International Women’s Premium is a better bet. It has a wide range of items inside, including shaving cream and mouthwash, from popular brands that most travelers are already familiar with, such as Dove, Eucerin, and Colgate. If you need to clean up in a faster, simpler manner, the Surviveware Wipes make a fine alternative. You can count on them for camping, backpacking, and more. Or, if you'd rather bring the grooming products you have on hand, but in small amounts, try the Humangear GoToob+. They're easy to fill, but they can leak if treated roughly — as with most bottles of this type — so you'll probably want to stick them in a plastic zippered bag before shoving them into your luggage.

As for options to hold your goops, creams, and tubes, the eBags Pack-it-Flat remains a popular toiletry organizer, even though its pockets are a touch small. If you have a lot of cosmetics to pack, you might consider a makeup bag, instead. For your razor, there's the Radius Case. Safe and secure, it's a favorite with both men and women, but you can't choose the color you receive — a deal-breaker for some. Finally, if you're more concerned with medical rather than grooming emergencies, there's the Adventure Medical World. It has enough stuff to keep up to four users safe for multiple days, but it's a bit pricey, although your safety is worth it.

Special Honors

Pack Simply Sure, you could buy a pre-made toiletry kit and hope that it has the products you prefer — or you could try Pack Simply and create your own kit with exactly what you need. You'll find all of the newest and most popular grooming products to select from, delivered to your home or destination for the ultimate in convenience.

Scully & Scully Calfskin Manicure Set A pair of tweezers, a nail-file, or some clippers may not seem that important until they're needed for minor emergencies, like removing a splinter before it gets infected, or dealing with a painful hangnail on a long hike, which makes packing the Scully & Scully Calfskin Manicure Set a smart move.

Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube The Tom Bihn 3D Organizer Cube is a clear toiletries holder that's sized to meet the requirements set forth in the TSA 3-1-1 liquids rule. Made to high quality standards, each one boasts a robust urethane front and back, as well as a water-repellent zipper that can take some abuse.

4. Adventure Medical World

5. Humangear GoToob+

6. Neutrogena Cleansing Towelette Singles

7. eBags Pack-it-Flat

8. Louise Maelys Pop-up Compact

9. Radius Case

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10. Convenience Kits International Women’s Premium

Melissa Harr
Last updated by Melissa Harr

Melissa Harr is a language-obsessed writer from Chicagoland who holds both a bachelor of arts and master of arts in English. Although she began as a TEFL teacher, earning several teaching certificates and working in both Russia and Vietnam, she moved into freelance writing to satisfy her passion for the written word. She has published full-length courses and books in the realm of arts & crafts and DIY; in fact, most of her non-working time is spent knitting, cleaning, or committing acts of home improvement. Along with an extensive knowledge of tools, home goods, and crafts and organizational supplies, she has ample experience (okay, an obsession) with travel gear, luggage, and the electronics that make modern life more convenient.

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