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    36 Things You May Want To Add To Your Bag On Your Next Trip

    It's about time you took a vacation, don't ya' think?

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    1. A silk sleep mask, essential if you're planning to take a super long flight or you're going to be a passenger in a cross-country road trip.

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    Promising review: "This mask is high-quality. The silk is very nice and is great for sensitive skin. It fits snug and has an adjustable strap to accommodated all sizes. The strap and clip does not ever get tied up in my shoulder-length hair and the clasp lays flat so it does not disturb when I sleep. This mask is a complete blackout mask and could be used for air travel. I cannot tell when the lights are on at all when I've got the mask on. It stays snug at night too." —spiketiegal

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in 19 styles).

    2. And blue light-blocking glasses, in case you're the type to read on your Kindle or binge-watch an entire series during a flight.

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    Promising review: "I love these glasses. I'm a migraine sufferer, and these glasses are so helpful in just blocking out the blue light on my computer and other tech devices, but also when it's too bright outside. I often wear them when I'm driving, and they're extremely helpful when the sun is shining way too bright for anyone's comfort. Additionally, since it snows so much in Chicago, the sunlight reflects on the pristine white snow and hurts my eyes. But, with these glasses on, I'm able to drive without wearing sunglasses and my eyes aren't straining anymore. They're just all around helpful, and I no longer feel like I'm risking my life out on the road." —Kaytee

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99 (available in 11 styles).

    3. Reusable bamboo cotton rounds that'll pair perfectly with the micellar water you can't travel without.

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    Promising review: "These cloths are super soft, and perfect for removing make-up, cleansing with micellar water, or applying toner. I like these better than wash cloths because they are not abrasive at all (don't buy these if you were hoping for a little exfoliation). They are easily washable and nicely absorbent. I go through a lot of cotton squares in my skin care routine, and I wanted to be less wasteful. These are a great solution." —Steve P

    Get a set of 16 from Amazon for $9.99 (available in six styles).

    4. A Chewbacca seatbelt cover, guaranteed to keep you comfortable during your family road trip to Walt Disney World to check out Star Wars Land.

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    Promising review: "I love the comfort of this seatbelt cover as I have a pacemaker and this item provided comfort. I recommend this product for the cushion it provides AND it looks so clever on the seatbelt. The cover moves easily over the seatbelt as it is unhooked. Great idea for me and driving is no longer a struggle keeping the seatbelt pressure off my pacer.... an issue I've had since I was very young. For those without a pacemaker, this item is so cute on the seatbelt, a real conversation piece. Try it for yourself and you'll understand how much I like it." —tim sager

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    5. A red hot Kylie Lip Kit you can keep in your carry on and grab when you land for a quick pout pick-me-up. Honestly, you can even apply it before the flight and it'll still be in place after your various snacks and drinks.

    Heather Braga / BuzzFeed, Kylie Cosmetics

    I personally have Mary Jo and can attest to the fact that it's a PERFECT red lip with an everlasting formula you won't need to reapply all day.

    Promising review: "I went to a wedding, left the hotel at 3 p.m. with lipstick on and in my purse for touch-ups. I didn’t need to take it out once. Lips looked just as good at the end of the night as they did when I left the hotel. Everyone was so impressed with how clean my wine glass was with my bold-red lip! The best part is, going to bed at night, it came off easy with a makeup wipe. No red stains or marks at breakfast the next morning." —Mutts B.

    Get it from Kylie Cosmetics for $29.

    6. Memory foam slides with a non-slip bottom and plush lining to make you feel like you're lounging at a fancy spa instead of a cramped plane.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Seriously. Buy these — it's like walking on a cloud!!! Plus the extra fluffiness makes you feel as posh as a Kardashian, which everyone deserves to feel! 10/10 would recommend." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $17.95 (available in sizes 5–12 and three colors).

    7. Tinted eyebrow filler, so you can fix 'em when they go haywire after your 3-hour travel nap.

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    Promising review: "Love this! My eyebrows stay in place with a great color. It is especially good for travel. I'll for sure buy more in the future. It even fits in my pocket!" —Andrea Radar

    Get it from Amazon for $15 (available in five colors).

    8. A pair of comfortable jeggings that'll make you look ready to take on the world even after you've been traveling for days.

    American Eagle

    Promising review: "I am obsessed with these jeans, so much so that I ordered more in the same style! I absolutely love them. The fit is incredible, they are stretchy enough you can move comfortably in them but also hold their shape. They absolutely live up to the name, they are the 'dream jean!' 10/10 would recommend." —Alissa

    Get them from American Eagle for $41.96 (available in sizes 00–24 and in extra-short, short, regular, long, and extra-long lengths).

    Read our full review of American Eagle's Highest Waist Jeggings (#2).

    9. A compact hair dryer you can use to avoid fumbling with the not-so-great standard one found in most hotel rooms.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a wonderful hair dryer that is lightweight and compact, which makes it ideal for traveling. Nobody wants to bring their big bulky hair dryer with them when they travel because it takes up 1/2 of their suitcase. With this compact hair dryer, you definitely have plenty of room for clothes, shoes, makeup, accessories, and anything else. This Conair Hair Dryer puts out a lot of 'wind,' whether you want it hot or cold, there is no difference in power." —Jordan Hier

    Get it from Amazon for $18.74+ (available in two colors).

    10. A twistable memory foam pillow to support your neck while you attempt to sleep through the baby that'll probs be screaming and kicking your seat.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Most travel neck pillows make me feel completely overwhelmed, and this is especially great for those with shorter necks. It gives you control and once you get the positioning that you prefer, it is really comfortable and provides the right support in the right places. Also, (and this was a selling point in the beginning,) having used this on several long-haul flights, I loved that after each trip, I could easily unzip the cover and throw it in the wash." —ltny

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    11. A lightweight double layer bra/underwear bag you can use to stash a spare pair of undies in your backpack for a quick airport change.

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    You can then put your worn pair back into the pouch to keep it from touching all the clean items in your bag.

    Promising review: "Great product, not just for bras. The moment I saw this organizer, I could not stop myself from buying it. It is a beautiful color and has many different compartments to hold everything I want to carry with me. It is large enough to hold intimates or any other accessories I might need and is light enough to put in a suitcase. Its durability is also phenomenal and is definitely meant to last. I strongly recommend this product for anyone who travels or would like something to keep all of their necessities in." —Vicente

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in 11 colors).

    12. And, of course, no-show underwear to change into for a ~refresher~ after sitting in the same pair all day.

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical about these actually being seamless and not showing, but they really don't. I purchased these to wear under yoga pants and leggings, and they're virtually no show. I really like that there's a cotton panel, too." —Meg

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 11 styles).

    13. An electronic-cleaning cloth that'll help you swipe away any germs your devices may have picked up on your travels.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a great e-cloth for cleaning personal electronics. I use it frequently, and it's the best cloth for cleaning computers, cellphones, eye glasses that I have ever had. I also gave some to a friend who is a high-tech person. He loves it, and it takes a lot to impress him. Great buy." —C. Mcclanahan

    Get it from Amazon for $4+ (also available in packs of 3 and 15).

    14. Pants button extenders, because there's nothing worse than being stuck in a car or on a plane for hours while your pants dig into your stomach.

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    Promising review: "I love these extenders. They are made of sturdy plastic and work great. They give you just the right amount of extension. Some extenders are too long and make it hard to zip your pants to the top. I have not had that problem with these. If you're looking for a quick-fix, and want something you can easily put on and take off, these are the ones. They fit most buttons, some buttons take a little bit of maneuvering, but overall work really well. I recommend these over the twisted metal wire extenders, which don't last at all, stretch and don't retract. These by far are the best option." —Wylendia R Eastman

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $7.95+ (available in three colors).

    15. Waterproof eye liner to help you fight off that inevitable tired-eye look.

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    Promising review: "This eyeliner has lasted through 12+ hours of working and being on my feet, as well as traveling, going out, and basically any other activity. Makeup wipes usually take it off pretty well at night. One of the best products I've tried so far!" —Gavi Coffman

    Get it from Amazon for $6.29.

    16. A travel size bottle of Ouai wave spray you can spritz right onto your wet hair for chic, beachy waves on a whim.

    Ouai Haircare / Via instagram.com

    I would put my life on the line for Jen Atkin's magic Ouai wave spray. I have naturally wavy/curly hair and most mornings I run my sleepy head under my shower faucet, use some bobby pins to pin some pieces of hair back, then spray this all over before I head out the door. It's a miracle product.

    Get it from Sephora for $12.

    17. A travel kit of Sun Bum sunscreen, aloe, and lip balm you'll love because they won't leave your skin greasy and you can easily apply it in the airplane bathroom before you touch down in a tropical paradise. No burnt, lobster-like skin for you!

    amazon.com, sunbum / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "We bought this set for a week in Belize. It smells great, is reef safe, covers easy, and works well. I didn’t reapply while snorkeling for hours and burned a big spot on my back but I put the after burn on immediately and it was calm the next day. It’s travel friendly, the lip balm is awesome and the bag doubled as a carry around clutch for the bars." —Adam

    Get it from Amazon for $21.01.

    18. An on-the-go compact with blush, bronzer, and a highlighter, so you can perform a quick touch-up before heading off on your next adventure.

    Hipdot

    Don't even get me started on this rose quartz–styled packaging (can you see my heart eyes from here?). This set is also vegan and free of talc, parabens, pthalate and mineral oil.

    Promising review: "Perfect Face is my new favorite combo that feels natural and glowy but is totally buildable, and in the prettiest palette that gives off serious luxury vibes — love it!" —Megan E.

    Get it from Hipdot for $18.

    19. A mini diffuser, perfect for making your Airbnb, hotel room, or car smell fresh 'n clean.

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    Promising review: "Love the light and diffusing functions of this mini essential oil diffuser. Was perfectly portable for work travel trip and staying in a hotel for a few weeks!" —L A Decker

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in three colors).

    20. And a set of essential oils with a variety of scents to toss in your toiletry bag and waft to reset your mentality after a long day of travel.

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    Promising review: "This is a great starter pack. The fragrance is not overpowering with a few drops and lasts. I didn't realize how much our sense of smell can affect our moods until using these oils. I sleep better with the lavender and the citrus puts me in an energetic mood. The price is great and you get a variety of scents. The tops go on securely so I can use some and then put them back in the box with no leaking. The lavender is very relaxing. I love how the box tells you what each oil does. I highly recommend these oils. If I could give 10 stars I would." —Sav

    Get a set of 10 from Amazon for $18.98.

    21. A lightweight T-shirt you'll be happy you packed after spilling your green juice all over yourself in the first hour of your road trip.

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    Promising review: "I love this shirt so much! It’s soft and fits true to size! I ordered a medium and I’m 5’2", 140 lbs., and it fits just the way I would want, not too tight and not very loose either! I love this color combo but I will probably get others too because it is very comfortable and an easy casual look to put together. If this review was helpful please give it a like, thank you." —Jennifer Alviso

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and eight colors).

    22. A trio of moisturizing lip balm tins to keep in each of your travel bags, because you know you're likely to lose one as you jet around from place to place.

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    Promising review: "Absolutely love this pack! This stuff lasts a very very long time. Love that it's a natural salve. It really does heal cracked and chapped skin, not just lips but knees, feet, and elbows. I even found it useful for spots on my face that were peeling. Comes in a very cute tin with lid that I found to be useful also for my travel case. Love this product. Makes your lips SO soft." —Honest co.

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $15.12.

    23. Dry shampoo from Living Proof that'll keep your locks looking fresh as a daisy when in reality you haven't showered in three days.

    livingproofinc / Via instagram.com

    Promising review: "This product is great for traveling. I am averse to washing my hair on vacation because it is just a huge hassle. I always bring this stuff with me and I can make it a week or longer without washing. I usually wash once a week at home but this stuff gives me a few extra days, and I don't have to take time to style my hair in such a way as to hide all the excess oil. It's a bit pricey for everyday use, but worth it to avoid lugging around a bunch of extra products when traveling." —Julia

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    24. And a travel-sized hair brush, for when all your hair needs is a quick comb-through after a flight.

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    Promising review: "I love these brushes not only for the way they work but for the size and the 3-pack value. I put one in my desk at work, in my diaper bag, and gave one to my spouse who travels often for work. I love the way these detangle and feel on the scalp. It is funny how a brush can make you happy, but this brush just feels good when using and is soft enough for a toddler but also strong enough to do unlock deep tangles." —kimberly Hersey

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $12.39.

    25. An eight-piece set of mini Drunk Elephant products, a must-have if you're planning to take a red eye flight or drive through the night. These "Littles" will keep your skin looking fresh for your entire vacay.

    Drunk Elephant

    Promising review: "For anyone who travels, or is curious about trying Drunk Elephant, this is a great set and includes just about everything! I've loved these products for years and am happy they make them in travel sizes so I can keep with my routine." —Sarah Yonkowski

    Get them from Amazon for $90.

    26. A curling iron/straightener combo to save TONS of room in your suitcase and assist you in keep your hair on fleek all vacation.

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    Promising review: "I really like this curler and flat iron. Heats up fast, cools fast, and the travel bag is perfect with the inside protected from the heat. Size is great and the end of the iron has a place for fingers not to burn. Very much worth the price to have flat iron and curling in one." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    27. Fancy socks you can keep in your bag and change into so you're not stuck walking around in socks you wore through airport security.

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    Promising review: "Very cute! I live and work in Florida in a professional setting. It is too hot to wear stockings, but I have to wear closed-toed shoes. These socks are a great options and help me feel funky and stylish! I love them!" —I <3 Books

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $10.99 (available in nine styles).

    28. Mascara, because a little eyelash lift will take your sleepy eyes from ~drab to fab~ in one swipe.

    viviennesabo / Via instagram.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: I absolutely LOVE this mascara. I have very sensitive eyes and am highly devoted to my trusted brands. When a friend suggested this mascara I was curious, as she loved it. For the price point and how good it looked on her eyes, I thought 'why not.' Holy moley. I'm in love. It makes my lashes longer, — looks like I'm natural but better — and has a thinner formula so it looks like I have a billion gorgeous lashes, and looks the same all day long. I cannot recommend this enough. It doesn't rub during the day and give me that black eye look. It's wonderful. Must buy. —Katherine Ochsman

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    29. An LED lighted compact mirror you can pop out of your bag to glamorously powder your nose or fix your lipstick, impressing your seat mate in the process.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought just the compact mirror. So many features in such a convenient size. There are two 2.5” diameter mirrors (regular and 3X magnifying), a circular LED light, an on/off switch (with dimmer function), and a USB charging port with cord. The light works for 15 days after a 2-hour charge. In use, the mirror is clear and the lighting is perfect for applying makeup or doing touch-up, you can even close it when lit and use it as a purse or nighttime flashlight." —Steve Brock

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in two styles).

    30. A set of scrunchies to double as a cute wrist accessory and a backup plan for your travel hairstyle.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love these little scrunchies. Great understated earth tone colors and attractive waffle weave fabric with just a hint of shine to it. The elastic holds well while being very gentle to hair. Since they are mini they are not overwhelming or showy. Doubled over they hold my thick hair securely in a pony tail without pulling on the hair." —E. Comella

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $5.49.

    31. Glossier's Cloud Paint, so you can add a lil' color to your cheeks without fumbling with a makeup brush when you're on the go.

    Glossier

    Promising review: "I found out about this product from a friend. I always carry two makeup products in my purse... face powder for touch-ups and blush so that I never look washed out with my fair complexion. Cloud Paint has made this so much easier! I use Puff every day for a soft flush and Beam when I want something a little different. The application is easy and quick, especially on-the-go." —fleeterskeets

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in six colors).

    32. A seat cushion to prevent back pain if you're stuck sitting in the same spot for what feels like FOREVER.

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    Promising review: "This cushion is wonderful! I ordered two of these, one for me and one for my husband, before taking a long trip in our motorhome. I've been using mine almost daily for a month now and it truly takes away my low back pain while sitting on it. My main purpose was to use it while traveling, now I take it any place that I'll be sitting on hard surfaces or for extended periods. Some said it didn't fit them properly or raised them up too high, I have no complaints, only praise! My husband likes his as well. Says it gives him more support and comfort while driving." —Pat F

    Get it from Amazon for $25.45.

    33. A travel-sized kit of Poo-Pourri, in case you're on a plane and really have to go but don't want to stink up the toilet for the other passengers.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these!!! Perfect for traveling. They barely take up any space, plus they super easy and convenient to use when nature calls. Took one on my six-day trip to Dominican Republic and it was perfect. Also great to throw in your handbags or gym bag as well." —Eboné S.

    Get the "In a Pinch" pack from Amazon for $19.88.

    34. A Quip toothbrush, so sleek and easy to pack you can keep it in your carry-on to freshen your breath at any time during your travels.

    quip / Via instagram.com

    Every Quip brush comes with a travel cover that also doubles as a mirror mount and a stand. I have one of these and my mouth has never felt cleaner. The toothbrush itself will notify you with two subtle ~buzzes~ when to change direction and brush another quadrant. Its slim nature makes it the perfect travel and every day toothbrush. You're welcome.

    Get a Quip starter set for $25+ (available in seven styles).

    Check out why it won as a our budget pick for the best electric toothbrushes on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    35. A set of three marble makeup bags you can use to store your fave products when you're on the go. They're super chic looking and waterproof, so no worries about cleaning them!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Super cute and great for traveling. The material is easy to clean! I used one for sunglasses, one to hold hair products, and the other to hold my toothbrush and creams." —Jake I.

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99 (available in five styles).

    36. And a jet set hydration kit complete with cleanser, moisturizer, night cream, eye cream, and a hydrating balm — a must for anyone who will be freaking out over whether their products are TSA-approved.

    E.L.F. Cosmetics

    Promising review: "I bought this kit three weeks ago and it has worked amazingly!!! My skin feels so smooth and hydrated. I've seen a huge difference in my under eye area." —Emilykoehne

    Get it from E.L.F. Cosmetics for $15.

    All that's left to do now is book a trip and pack your bags! Safe travels ;)

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    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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