23 Travel-Size Hair Products For All Your Summer Getaways
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It’s summer! And we love summer! While the beach and sun are probably at the top of most summer-lover lists, don’t sleep on these teeny tiny super cute travel products. Let’s indulge for a moment in the amazing greatness of travel products. Not only are they bite size and sooo qute, they are also a fraction of the price and take up way less space—they’re also the best way to try out a product you’re not 100% sold on. Here’s all the tiny haircare we’ll be packing in our not so tiny suitcase, because–guess what—they all fit.
The Easy OUAI: $25
When it comes to haircare, who doesn’t want to take the Easy OUAI? It has everything you need to keep it together under extreme summer frizz conditions. Pro tip – slather the rose oil everywhere before boarding —it’s just what it takes to win against your moisture-deprived plane.
SEXY HAIR Big Mini Trio: $10
Bang for your buck is the name of the travel product game, and this one’s a total life-saver. It’s all you need to keep hair big n’ sexy on the road.
Lululemon Selfcare No-Show Dry Shampoo Mini: $18
This invisible, aluminum free dry shampoo by cult athletic brand Lululemon works wonders on hair when sweating it out.
Christophe Robin Cleansing Volumizing Paste with Pure Rassoul Clay and Rose Extracts Mini: $19
Does traveling stress you out? Not anymore, it doesn’t! Your spa is now available in mini, so you can hit the hotel tub and srsly chill.
Bumble and bumble. Thickening Spray Mini: $11
Pump up your strands in spite of any thinning conditions (like it being so hot that your hair literally starts to fall out) with this thicc staple from Bumble and bumble.
DryBar Prep Rally Prime & Prep Detangler Mini: $13
Knots got you down? ::Everyone in the entire world raises their hand:: Well, now there’s a cure and it’s available on-the-go. Seriously, take this detangler with you everywhere because there’s no worse time for a knot to strike than during your influencer-esque travel photo opp.
Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray Strong Hold Mini: $10
If there’s one thing your hair craves when traveling, it’s hold. You don’t have the time or the haircare bandwidth to deal with a total hair-fall emergency sitch when you’re away, so just avoid the risk of it altogether with some seriously strong hairspray, like this surprisingly gentle one by Moroccanoil
DevaCurl ULTRA DEFINING GEL Strong Hold No-Crunch Styler Mini: $10
If you’ve got curls, you need gel. Forget that scrunchy stuff from JHS, gel is the key to control—and if you need further convincing, sample this mini from DevaCurl and prepare to be game changed.
NatureLab.Tokyo Repair Travel Set: $9
This three in one repairs and fortifies as effectively as the best of the full-size products. Made from a blend of pear seed oil, bamboo-stem technology and keratin, you can pretend you haven’t spent the day abusing your hair (hello, sun and ocean) and live your best life post-shower.
dpHUE Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse Mini: $15
Don’t neglect an invigorating cleanse just because you’re not home. dpHue’s ACV mini is the answer to product build-up and salt, naturally.
R+Co’s HIGH DIVE Moisture + Shine Crème Travel Size: $16
Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize —it’s as important for your hair as it is for your skin and body. With R+Co’s HIGH DIVE, it doesn’t matter your altitude, hair stays happily hydrated and healthy.
R+Co DART Pomade Stick: $19
Cuteness overload! The DART Pomade Stick is the ultimate take it everywhere hair sculptor and flyaway tamer that we always need in our purse.
Oribe Straight Away Smoothing Blowout Cream Travel Size: $18
Before you turn on the heat, layer in this cream to keep hair protected, not to mention much tamer, post blowout.
Oribe Royal Blowout Heat Styling Purse Spray: $22
Oribe’s newly launched on-the-go styler repairs split ends and provides UV and heat protection—perfect for those long days in the sun.
SEEN Travel Kit: $29
Think of SEEN as skincare for your hair. Developed by dermatologist Dr. Iris Rubin, the brand’s customizable travel kits are clinically proven to not clog pores, preventing breakouts any and everywhere.
Kevin Murphy Night Rider Travel Size: $11.25
Have all of the fun on your vacay night out, without ever once feeling like you’ve left something behind. Kevin Murphy Night Rider Travel Size is the perfect pomade to keep locks under control from 9pm-5am.
Rahua Classic Jet Setter Travel Duo: $16.50
Rahua, the Amazon-origin oil-based product line is catering to your jet setting self with this shampoo and conditioner starter kit.
amika Not So Basics Travel Set: $29
Whether your hair is straight or tightly coiled, there’s something for everyone in this totally non-basic kit, that allows you to detangle, mask, prime, texturize and volumize.
Living Proof Full Thickening Cream Mini: $16
Add thickness and body to air-dried hair (the easiest way to wear it on vacay) for an effortless, relaxed look.
Olaplex Traveling Stylist Kit: $83
Are you a stylist (or basically a stylist) and want to prepare for a major hair event while OOT? Make sure you pack Olaplex, the bond building treatment go-to that actually repairs hair while it’s being worked on.
VERB Leave-In Mist Mini: $8
Prep an out of control mane with this hydrating mist, which gives locks instant shine while conditioning.
Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk Mini: $10
Add volume and eliminate oil with this award-winning dry shampoo, sourced from botanicals.
IGK Summer Favorites Kit: $25
All you need to summer is available here, from a texturizer and primer to the most necessary hydrating shampoo and conditioner.
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