It's a Small, Small World
Photo: Henry Leutwyler
Sure, travel-sized products are convenient, but it’s their size that makes us want to buy in bulk. They’re just so cute! Here’s a run-down of the best items currently available in itty-bitty incarnations.
Vaseline Rosy Lips .25 oz ($2.27)
Mega-hydration and the perfect pink tint in one teeny tub—this non-sticky balm is ideal for stashing everywhere.
Caudalie Divine Oil .5 oz ($9)
Fast-absorbing and delicately scented, one drop of this body oil goes a long way.
Fresh Soy Face Cleanser .68 oz ($6.50)
Remove makeup the gentle way with calming cucumber extract and moisture-retaining soy proteins.
Strange Beautiful Colorblock Duo .15 oz each ($18)
This 3-free nail duo is great for traveling. Change up your shade whenever the mood strikes.
Benefit They’re Real .14 oz ($10)
If you love the lengthening, volumizing, and separating powers of the popular full-size version of Benefit’s mascara, this is a must-have.
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray 2.2 oz ($21.50)
Move over, dry shampoo. This little can adds texture, builds body, and hides grease without any powdery residue.
Evian Facial Spray 1.7 oz ($7)
Refresh your face and body with this convenient mist.
Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion ($1.25)
This gentle, fragrance-free body lotion will banish dry, flaky skin in a pinch.
COVERGIRL Line Exact Liquid Liner Pen, Brown ($7)
When you need to transition from day to night, try this quick-drying liner. It’s easy to apply—even in mini form!
Johnson’s Baby Powder 1 oz ($1.99)
Halt any chaffing, stinky feet, or oily hair with a quick application of this classic talc.
Bumble and bumble Surf Spray 1.7 oz ($15)
Who needs the ocean? Beachy waves can be yours, any time, anywhere.
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash 1 oz ($.97)
You could pour some of your favorite face wash into one of those plastic travel bottles, or you could skip the mess and just buy this.
Alba Botanica Clear Enzyme Mini Tea Tree Deodorant Stick .5 oz ($3.29)
Anti-bacterial essential oils team up with soothing aloe vera for on-the-go freshness
AHAVA Mineral Botanic Velvet Cream Body Wash 3 oz. ($10)
Made in Israel, this hibiscus and fig scented wash uses healthy dead sea minerals for a rinse infinitely more luxurious than what you’ll find in your hotel room.
EOS Shave Cream 1.75 oz ($1)
A pint-sized, ultra-creamy formula that’s really truly easy to take anywhere.
Jose Eber Petite Ceramic .5” Hair Straightener ($29.99)
The world’s smallest flat iron is ideal for travel, touch-ups, and getting those strays around your hairline that won’t stay put.
Elizabeth and James Nirvana Black Rollerball .34 oz ($22)
This edgy perfume is packed with violet, sandalwood, and vanilla for a quick on-the-go fragrance boost.
Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm .5 oz ($14)
Illuminate your skin with a subtle shimmer while minimizing any unevenness or wrinkles.
Moroccanoil Treatment .8 oz ($14.80)
Many consider this light, argan oil treatment life changing—now you’ll never be without it.
Boots Extracts Mango Body Butter 1.69 oz ($3.99)
Same juicy scent and rich formula, much more adorable packaging.