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Beauty on the Fly: 5 Expert Tips for Packing Your Products

17 March, 2024 - 06:19pm by - BR-Queenie | 16 Comments


Travelling can be a delightful experience, but packing your beauty products can sometimes be a daunting task. From ensuring they're safely packed to complying with airline regulations, there are various considerations to keep in mind. To help you breeze through your next trip with your favourite beauty essentials, here are five top tips for bringing your beauty products when you travel.

 Prioritize Multifunctional Products: Opt for beauty products that serve multiple purposes to minimize the number of items you need to pack. Look for items like tinted moisturizers with SPF, which combine hydration, sun protection, and light coverage in one product. Similarly, choose makeup palettes that offer a range of shades for eyes, cheeks, and lips, saving space in your luggage.

Image: OXX Beauty Solutions 3 Pack Travel Bottles $6.00

Invest in Travel-sized Containers: Instead of lugging around full-sized bottles of shampoo, conditioner, and lotions, transfer them into travel-sized containers. There are a number of brands that also do travel pouches. Many brands offer travel-friendly versions of their popular products, or you can purchase empty travel bottles and fill them with your preferred products. Remember to label each container to avoid confusion and spillage.

Secure Packaging: To prevent leaks and spills, ensure that all your beauty products are securely packaged. Place liquids and creams in sealed plastic bags or invest in leak-proof travel containers with tight lids. For added protection, place a small piece of plastic wrap over the opening of bottles before screwing on the cap to create an extra seal.

Research Airline Regulations: Familiarize yourself with airline regulations regarding carrying liquids in your carry-on luggage. Most airlines adhere to the rule, which allows passengers to bring containers holding no more than 100 ml of liquid, gels, or creams in a single quart-sized, clear, plastic zip-top bag. Be sure to pack your beauty products accordingly to avoid having them confiscated at security checkpoints.

Pack Strategically: When packing your beauty products, consider their fragility and how frequently you'll need them during your trip. Place delicate items like glass bottles or powders in the centre of your luggage surrounded by soft clothing to cushion them from impact. Keep frequently used items, such as lip balm or hand cream, easily accessible in your carry-on bag for quick touch-ups during your journey.

By following these top tips, you can streamline your beauty routine while traveling and ensure that your favorite products arrive safely at your destination. With careful planning and organisation, you can enjoy a stress-free journey without compromising your beauty routtine.

Ever had a lesson learnt from not packing your beauyt properly? Tell us below and what you do differently now.



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1st July, 2024

Try to keep everything simple and take the minimum -Give your skin a holiday and just take mini's of essentials

2nd June, 2024

Less is more when packing as you can always wash articles if you pack easy lightweight clothing

28th May, 2024

I keep some of the little shampoo bottles from hotels then refill them for travelling.

7th May, 2024

Solid beauty products for the win! Never have a leakage ever again!

3rd May, 2024

I know plastic is a NoNo but in this situation so helpful

26th April, 2024

I've learn my lesson many times when not locking the pump of my cleanser properly before putting it in my toiletries bag - our luggage gets squashed a lot! I also keep nearly empty products for my toiletries bag to save on weight.

24th April, 2024

I haven’t been away on a plane in a very long time. But these tips are great!

23rd April, 2024

Rolling clothes up is a good idea and all makeup and toiletries go into a leak proof zip up bag.

19th April, 2024

Never had any leaks in my baggage but I do take only small bottles of shampoo, conditioner,body wash and place inside a ziplock bag,makeup and other items like sunscreen,hand cream,perfume all go inside my small makeup case where they are quite protected and fit snugly in my suitcase.

9th April, 2024

I always wrap bottles of shampoo and conditioner in plastic bags as I have had them explode on me a few times

8th April, 2024

I always pack too much and will forget something important!

8th April, 2024

Definitely roll all clothing and make sure any products won't leak!

2nd April, 2024

I have had many leaks of liquid products over the years. My favourite for travelling are solid products like solid shampoo, solid deodorant, solid body butter...

25th March, 2024

A very timely article as I am off to China in April. I am already planning my packing. I have got some samples of shampoo and conditioner so that's super easy. I have sample sachets of night serum also. It is really just my make up that I am going to have a good sort through and definitely look for those multi tasking products.

19th March, 2024

I use small plastic bags for products that may leak as yes I have had that happen and my shampoo leaked all over my other products in my make up bag.

19th April, 2024

I do the same just incase!

26th March, 2024

Oooh will you shop for beauty products there? I wonder if they have more of the Korean products ...

31st March, 2024

not long now Kimrose -Have an amazing trip

21st April, 2024

Have an awesome holiday and let your family spoil you.

1st June, 2024

Good thinking re partially filled products and can be thrown away before coming home.

1st June, 2024

yes I do that too -very handy



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