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    27 Tiny Beauty Products You’ll Want To Take With You Everywhere

    Small but mighty beauty products are the best beauty products.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A lightweight oil booster that's packed with spinach, kale, rosemary, and neem oil to add some nourishment to your skincare routine. This oil absorbs quickly and is meant to be used in conjunction with your favorite moisturizer.

    the small glass bottle of garden greens oil booster on a white countertop
    Crabtree & Evelyn

    Promising review: "I just love this oil especially as a booster to my face cream. It makes my skin feel amazing!" —Susan B.

    Get it from Crabtree & Evelyn for $36.

    2. A cute lil' lip stain pen ideal for anyone who wants a subtle but gorgeous lip color. Reviewers say it also makes their lips look more plump.

    Promising review: "I'm happy I waited to write this review. When I first opened and tried this gloss bar I thought, 'Eh, it's adorable but no better than any other lip balm.' There was nothing special about the color, smell, or flavor. Then I applied it a few times over the course of the day as I would with any lip balm and it gave me this beautiful, natural-looking lip stain. My lips looked plumper too. It was so pretty. My boyfriend complimented me on my 'lipstick' and he almost never notices that kind of thing. I would buy these again or a multi-pack to try different shades." —Kimberly Boyadjian

    Get it from Amazon for $8 (available in two shades).

    3. A retractable makeup brush so you can apply foundation anywhere, anytime without taking up too much room in your bag!

    a hand holding the brush to powder foundation
    Bare Minerals

    Promising review: "Love how this brush feels and it’s perfect for my bare pro powder foundation!!! It’s a perfect travel brush too." —Trishw

    Get it from Bare Minerals for $30.

    4. A small panada-themed under-eye cooler designed to soothe puffy eyes. Everyone will want to know where you got this tiny babe!,

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this product. It's great for puffy eyes and it has a really nice cooling effect. The scent is barely there, which I like since I have sensitive skin and I don't like to use any harsh products around my eyes." —Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    5. A lightweight Mario Badescu rosewater facial spray that'll refresh your skin with aloe vera gel and rose extract. Keep this by your desk for a midday hydration boost when working from home! It doubles as a makeup setter as well.

    @mariobadescu / Via

    Read my colleague's review on the Mario Badescu spray to learn more about why she loves it so much! (#1)

    Promising review: "I will admit that I am not the best when it comes to knowing what skincare products to buy (and that the only reason I chose this one was because I heard that the Kardashians use it), but I swear by this stuff. I even find my boyfriend stealing it from me. It gives your face the perfect day look while setting your makeup. I always feel so much more refreshed with just a spray or two of this. I keep a travel-size version in my purse for mid-day work spritz ups." —Jennifer

    Get it from Amazon for $5.25+ (available in a variety of size packs).

    6. A dual-ended eyeliner stamp to ensure you get a perfect wing-tipped look in the car, on the train, or just at home for those of us with shaky hands (me).


    Promising review: "OK, so I am as shaky as shaky gets when it comes to putting eyeliner on...but this is a miracle sent from above! It honestly is the most amazing eye makeup product I own at the moment. It is as easy as it sounds. Literally. I like that it is double-ended and you have two pens: one for the left eye and one for the right. The opposite end on both is just every day liquid liner pen, but it goes on soooo much smoother than any other liquid liner I've tried or owned." —ˑMerkuryˑVolkanicˑ.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.97 (available in two sizes).

    7. A pack of small but mighty transparent spiral hair ties to give you a strong ponytail hold without pulling and prying on your hair. Once you try these you may never use another hair tie again!

    a model with their hair half up and a clear spiral hair tie around their wrist

    Promising review: "I’m obsessed with these! I have thick curly hair so rubber bands and the ribbon elastics always dent my hair. Even when I straighten my hair, those type of hair ties also dent my hair. With these coils, my hair is secure whether it’s straight or curly. When I remove it, my hair is easily fixed back into place. These do stretch out after you use it for a while, but it is easily fixed. If you blow-dry them, the heat will cause it to shrink back to its original size and it is as good as new!" —Stephanie S.

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $5.98.

    8. A vegan, cruelty-free probiotic gel moisturizer designed to reduce redness and rosacea, and strengthen your skin's natural barrier. Reviewer's with sensitive skin swear by it, and it can help reduce redness and dried-out skin for those of us who shave on the daily 👀.


    I shave my face just about every day now to help with mask safety, and my skin gets super irritated and red from it...I need to give this a try!

    Promising review: "Unexpectedly amazing! I have sensitive skin, so I’ve never been able to shave my head more than once a week or it gets red, irritated, and painful. Since I started using probiotic moisturizer, I’ve been able to shave my head every day. My scalp feels smooth, soft, and how I always wanted it to feel on a daily basis. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!" —Christan

    Get it from Biossance for $16.

    9. A creamy and subtle mini Milk highlighter you'll carry with you everywhere to give your cheeks and jaw line a natural glow.

    a bunch of the mini milk highlighters
    @milkmakeup / Via Instagram

    Promising review: "I really enjoy this highlight. But if you are into blinding highlight this isn’t for you. This highlight is subtle and natural-looking. I wear it for an everyday look. I have gotten compliments on how my skin looks while wearing this. It’s not glittery. It is creamy, not sticky." —crysssss

    Get it from Sephora for $15.

    10. An oil-absorbing volcanic face roller I need in my shopping cart like yesterday, as will anyone who struggles with oily or combination skin problems! Say goodbye to wasteful oil blotting sheets and hello to your new BFF.

    a model using the roller on their forehead

    Promising review: "First off if you have extremely oily skin, this. is. it. I was so tired of getting blotting powder/wipes. It felt wasteful and always left residue on my face. I saw this on TikTok and NEEDED it. Not only is it affordable, but it's washable which helps you save money and be less wasteful. After my first use, I was in love. It felt like the holy grail had been delivered to my front doorstep. Now, it doesn't pick up everything but it does make it more matte and gives you a natural look. I am so excited this product exists and I already feel more confident." —Kelsey B.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    11. A 100% petroleum-free vegan rose lip balm with ceramides and hyaluronic acid to keep lips hydrated and shiny. This babe is free of synthetic fragrance as well — I see a new "always in my purse" item in your future.

    a close-up of the lip balm showing creamy lightweight texture

    Promising review: "I bought one of the starter sets for travel and this lip balm came with it. I have used the same lip balm By Terry for years and will now only use this one! I thought it would be calming and beneficial, but it gives a lovely subtle shine and plumps my lips, so I use it throughout the day. Highly recommend." —Margaret M.

    Get it from Biossance for $18.

    12. A trio of mini mascaras to give you dark, defined, and luscious lashes (minus any clumps or flakes) in a tiny size.


    This set includes the Lights, Camera, Lashes four-in-one mascara, the Maneater Mascara, and the Big Ego mascara; all in travel-size.

    Get them from Tarte for $25.

    13. A precious octopus-shaped blackhead scrubber you'll use to exfoliate your skin at home to soften your face and get rid of breakouts. I personally swear by this little guy!

    squid shaped scubber stick / Via Instagram

    Goodbye giant tubs of exfoliator and hello little friend!

    Get it from Revolve for $13.

    14. A small yet powerful tube of hair lotion that'll keep your hair ends smooth, hydrated, and shiny (according to reviewers). A teeny dab goes a long way so you'll get your money's worth out of this one.


    Promising review: "This is great for a blowout or daily use on damp towel-dried hair. Apply a small amount to damp hair ends (as in fragile areas that are prone to breakage) and dry the strands. I have mid-back length hair and apply only a dime-sized dab mostly to the ends of my hair. It will keep the ends smooth and shiny. It smells great and keeps your hair smooth and supple. I was introduced to this by my hairdresser who is top-notch." —Goldie Locks

    Get it from Amazon for $28.

    15. A universal daily peel made with glycolic acid, salicylic acid, and lactic acid to reduce pore blockages, give you a more even skin tone and support natural collagen production. I have sensitive skin and swear by these; they give me much needed exfoliation and help with my breakouts in compact, travel-friendly packets.

    the peel packets and box of 30 treatments

    Step one gently exfoliates your skin and supports skin cell renewal, and step two is packed with retinol for smooth, hydrated skin.

    Promising review: "The best skincare product I have ever used! After my first use, I noticed a large improvement. My skin was smoother, I had a more even skin tone, my skincare penetrated deeper, and my makeup went on so much smoother. I have used it a few more times since and I am so pleased. I will definitely be using this product for life!" —bridgetsid

    Get it from Sephora for $88.

    16. A compact duo blush in a magnetic case so you can add a *hue or two* of color to your cheeks without even having to get up and go find a mirror.

    the duo blush with two different tones of makeup, one tone is bright pink and the other is a shimmery coral tone
    BH Cosmetics

    Promising review: "This comes with two distinct colors that blend well, or you can use them separately depending on the mood and occasion. A little goes a very long way!" —Fonda T.

    Get it from BH Cosmetics for $3.20 (available in four shades).

    17. An adorable and rich hand cream that'll moisturize your hands all winter long and help you stay in a ~peachy~ mood., Amazon

    Promising review: "My friend bought this before and it looked really cute in the peach container and it also smelled great! I really love the peachy scented makeup/beauty care items, they smell fruity and fresh. The cream was surprisingly really moisturizing too! I have super dry hands so this is good LOL." —Jessica Wang

    Get it from Amazon for $12.

    18. A set of colorful glass nail files reviewers adore for filing down nails without weakening or over-filing. Truthfully I had no idea glass nail files existed, and these sound like a dream!

    a hand holding four of the nail files which are clear and ombre colored

    I love colorful products because I am prone to losing EVERYTHING and bright shiny things help LOL, I need to give these a whirl!

    Promising review: "Very pretty and very good quality glass nail files. I love the variety of colors in the files and the fact that they each came in their own plastic sleeve. The files themselves are etched and I look forward to a long-lasting product. Glass files hold out much, much longer than your standard emery board file and run a finer grit as well. There is less splitting and peeling than an emery board. I am perfectly happy with a fine-grit that promotes healthy natural nails in such a nice array of colors." —Erica Lemieux

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

    19. A small tin of organic pomade so you can stop cowlicks and stuck-up hairs in their tracks when they start acting up midday. This pomade is shea-butter based and has a medium hold.

    a reviewer's photo of the open pomemade showing a creamy texture

    Promising review: "I love this organic hair pomade. It is so hard to find a quality organic hair product. I keep my hair fairly high and tight but need a thick pomade to help shape it and give it a sharp finished look, and I need it done in five minutes or less. This pomade is perfect in that it meets all my's organic, feels good, no flaking, smells good, and looks good. So yeah, I love it... Thank you for an awesome product!" —ST

    Get it from Amazon for $13.

    20. A compact beauty mirror with surprisingly bright lighting for its size. Now there will be nothing stopping you from applying a full-face of makeup or touch-ups on-the-go!

    a model using the compact mirror in rose gold

    Promising review: "Great mirror. Gives a good amount of light. Perfect for traveling. I would definitely recommend this mirror. Most of the ones I’ve seen out there in this size don’t have very bright light. You will be surprised by this one, it's very bright." —Esme Caz

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    21. A lightweight, vegan, fragrance-free skin tint that'll give your look a dewy finish and moisturize your skin at the same time. Reviewers adore this tint and say it works even better than heavy foundations in terms of coverage.... Get this in my shopping cart now pls!


    Promising review: "I'm surprised I don't see this recommended for older skin all the time. I love the way this floats over my pores instead of highlighting them like foundations with more coverage. I can't believe it took me so long to figure out what I needed was LESS coverage to fix that issue. This evens out my skin tone just enough. It still looks like my skin, freckles, and all. It is pretty dewy by the end of the day, but it still looks beautiful, and I'm learning to embrace the dew. I highly recommend this for any age." —Dawn

    Get it from Glossier for $26 (available in 12 shades).

    22. A set of colorful beauty sponges ideal for blending liquid, cream, and powder foundations. You just may love these over the more pricey name-brand.

    a reviewer photo of the five colorful makeup sponges

    Promising review: "They're just what I needed. Much better than paying $10 for one branded product. They feel a lot denser than the Eco Tools blender i was using before. They are a nice size too and I love the colors. Would definitely buy again!" —gaimanite.pkat

    Get a five-pack from Amazon for $8.99.

    23. A double-sided edge brush for gently laying down and shaping your edges. Reviewers swear by it working better than a toothbrush could ever dream of.,

    Promising review: "I didn't see the point in buying an edge control brush with a comb attachment. I figured I could just go to the dollar store and get a soft bristle toothbrush and call it a day. Boy was I wrong! I brought this product on a whim due to the price. I'm glad I did. I will be buying another one for my daughter. I especially love the comb attachment. It makes swooping the tiniest baby hairs a breeze. The brush is a bit hard for my taste but it's gentle enough not to grab and rip out hair." —Tina

    Get it from Amazon for $1.59.

    24. A universal gloss with a slight blue tint that comes in a compact glass tin. Use it as an eye shadow, lip gloss, highlighter, or all of the above! I have the universal gloss in Elysium and I'm obsessed with it.

    A model wearing the universal gloss which has a slight blue tint

    Fluide is a queer-run, trans-friendly beauty brand on a mission to make makeup and beauty products accessible and fun for folks of all skin-tones and genders.

    Promising review: "I fell in love with the Roxy gloss a few weeks ago so just had to try this shade too. It is totally different than Roxy! Not as shimmery/glittery and more of a neutral-blue tint than the rosy glow of Roxy. I like them both and this is more subtle, which is nice for those days when you don't feel like sparklin' so bright." —Chloe T.

    Get it from Fluide for $15.

    25. A cruelty-free, vegan, gluten-free, and talc-free setting spray for anyone who wants a dewy finish in a small but mighty size.

    the dew mist setting spray in a white bottle with two slices of watermelon in the background

    Promising review: "This setting spray is the perfect size to travel with and pack in your carry on luggage. Love the clean ingredients!" —MaskQueen

    Get it from Bare Minerals for $12.

    26. A hair-finishing stick to keep flyaways and baby hairs in place without any hairspray. Once you give this a whirl it will never leave your side.

    It's made of natural plant ingredients that have an immediate effect on your hair.

    Promising review: "I have super fine hair with lots of breakage. No matter how I put my hair up I have bad flyaways. This stuff is great! So easy and it stays better and looks smoother than stiff hair spray." —Jill Stilfield

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98.

    27. And a jar of tiny Mean Girls inspired soaps guaranteed to put a smile on your face every time you go to wash your hands.

    a jar of small lip-shaped soaps with a lid that says "that is so fetch"
    RestfulSoulSoaps / Via Etsy

    Get them from RestfulSoulSoaps on Etsy for $6.59 (each tin contains 15 soaps in a variety of small sizes).

    How it feels getting glammed up with these angelic products:


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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