5 Essential Beauty Products for Travel in 2020

essential beauty products

When you’re traveling the world, you’ve got to look your best. 

Unfortunately, you can’t bring all of the beauty products you rely on every day with you on your next jaunt. Odds are most of these products aren’t travel-sized, and even if they were, you might not have enough room in your bag to pack everything

Don’t sweat it: To make it easier for you to look and feel your best when you’re in a new environment, we’ve teamed up with our friends at LATHER — a one-stop-shop for beauty products—to suggest five essential beauty products you need to take with you on your next trip.

LATHER’s products are a natural beauty brand. They don’t include any sulfates, mineral oil, parabens, or synthetic fragrances. They’ve never been tested on animals, either. Hooray!

Without further ado, here are five beauty products by Lather that you should consider packing for your next vacation.


1. Hand Therapy

We all know how rough airport travel can be on your hands. Germs are everywhere, which means you’ll have to deal with frequent hand-washing and sanitizer use. We won’t even get into how dirty your tray table is. 

Thankfully, LATHER has developed a premium hand moisturizer that can soothe even the driest of hands.

Lather’s Hand Therapy cream is made from a blend of moisturizing shea butter, oat kernel extract, and olive fatty acids. The result is a luxurious, silky smooth hand cream that restores moisture to your hands and keeps them feeling great while you travel. 

The cream was formulated with all skin types in mind, so don’t hesitate to give it a whirl. 


2. Day and Night Duo

LATHER’s Day and Night Duo kit feature two aromatherapy balms that are designed to keep you feeling balanced throughout the day. 

When the sun is shining, apply a dab of the Revive and Thrive Awakening Balm to your wrists, temples, and under your nose. Inhale and let rosemary, eucalyptus, and spearmint aromas stimulate your senses. Exhale and let the sweet citrusy scent of mandarin orange lighten your mood. 

At night, apply a dab of the Quiet Night Relaxing Balm to your temples, forehead, and back of your neck. The essential oils from calendula, lavender, and ylang-ylang soothe your senses and help you wind down—no matter how hectic your travel schedule was that day.  


3. Moisture Magnet

LATHER Moisture Magnet might come in a small, travel-sized bottle. Don’t let that fool you: It absorbs more than 1,000 times its weight in moisture. 

This oil-free facial serum is made from a unique blend of ultra-hydrating sodium hyaluronate and panthenol, which has been shown to help repair tissue damage.

When you apply this scent-free serum—which was designed for all skin types—you’ll notice an immediate, wrinkle-removing plumping effect. 

LATHER Travel Kits

LATHER offers two super-convenient, premium quality travel kits that contain everything you need to pamper your hair and skin—wherever life takes you. 


4. Fly Away Travel Kit

LATHER’s Fly Away kit contains travel-sized items of their top-selling products. The contents include:

  • Mint Thyme Hair Wash (2 oz.)
  • Yuzu Bergamot Crème Rinse (2 oz.)
  • Bamboo Lemongrass Body Wash (2 oz.)
  • Lavender Lime Moisturizer (2 oz.)
  • Unscented Lip Balm, with a 100% mineral formula and 15 SPF (0.15 oz.)
  • Hand Therapy (0.5 oz) 


What’s more, Lather’s travel kit items come neatly packed in a clear zippered travel bag—saving you one extra step in the security line. 

It’s easy to tote and packs quite the punch. What’s not to like? 

Simply put, no matter where you’re headed, the Fly Away kit is the perfect travel companion. 


5. Baobab & Shea Exploration Kit

LATHER’s Baobab and Shea Exploration Kit features rejuvenating, protein-rich products that are sustainably sourced from ancient African Baobab and Shea trees. In this exploration kit, you’ll find the following items:

  • Baobab & Shea Hair Wash (2 oz.)
  • Baobab & Shea Conditioner (2 oz.)
  • Baobab & Shea Body Wash (2 oz.)
  • Baobab & Shea Moisturizer (2 oz.)
  • Clear Zippered Travel Bag

When you purchase this kit, you’re also giving back to the very roots from where the products were grown. With every sale, LATHER donates $1 from each purchase to the Baobab Foundation’s Baobab Guardians—an organization dedicated to empowering women in South Africa and preserving the awe-inspiring Baobab tree. 

The last thing you want to do is to show up wherever you’re headed next looking like a scrub or feeling grubby. 

The good news is that by adding a few beauty products from Lather into your luggage or carry-on, you won’t have to worry about that kind of experience.

Instead, you’ll be looking your best around the clock—even when your flight lands on the other side of the world.

Here’s to having a great trip!



  • Kyle Maltz, COO & Partner

    Kyle’s an adventure loving Seattleite who’s busy skiing or traveling the world when he’s not helping DFC move mountains. His favorite trips have been to Thailand, Turks and Caicos, and Costa Rica. Kyle stays busy connecting us with some of the best brands in the world and working on new ways for DFC to be the best in the business for helping travelers explore more and pay less. Kyle oversees daily operations and growth strategy for Dollar Flight Club, including the Flight Alerts product as well as the media publishing side of the business.

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