7 Must-have Skincare Products 2023 (Travel Edition)

, 7 Must-have Skincare Products 2023 (Travel Edition), The Travel Bug Bite

You do not need to compromise on your skincare while traveling. It’s just a matter of the right products and a few hacks to keep you in the perfect skin even when you are on a trip. And that’s why experts stress a skincare routine that pairs up well with your travel timing. Here, we discuss 7 Must-have Skincare Products in your travel-makeup bag.

If you travel for shorter or even longer durations, there are seven essential skincare products that you must carry. Though you can have more (or even less) than that, these seven products would do the job aptly. So, let’s begin!

7 Must-Have Skincare Products (Travel Edition)

We all have that one moment that shrinks us to think that we’re missing out on the other products by selecting just a handful. While the FOMO is confirmed, the truth isn’t. Following the golden rule of “less is more” is wise. Traveling to places leaves an indelible impact on our skin. Do you know how your skin reacts in a different environment altogether? Know this before we head on to our first product.

How Travelling Affects Your Skin?

Our skin gets exposed to new weather, plane cabin humidity, UV rays, polluted streets, greasy food, dirty hotel surfaces etc. Add to this the irregular sleeping pattern and a broken diet that attacks normal and healthy skin. From day one of our travels, our skincare goes on a break, and we stop to follow our routine. Plus, folks with sensitive skin should be mindful of extra care to prevent acne or breakouts. The jet lag, homesick feeling, or a tiring day prevents us further from thinking that skin care is necessary to us. We go on a skincare hiatus due to these reasons. And that’s why we must observe our skin’s health closely.

You may follow a simple and easy skincare routine anywhere, precisely in the pattern I share below. 

Cleanser is the essential skincare product that your makeup bag ought to have. When your skin picks up on all the dirt and dust along the way, a cleanser comes to the rescue. Select a mild and gentle cleanser on your face as you wash it thoroughly. For well-exfoliated skin, cleanse two times a day.  

Toner comes right after the cleanser. It is essential for two reasons. First, they completely wipe out the makeup (if you have worn it) or prepare your skin for the same. Second, it soothes the skin leaving its texture oil-free while protecting your facial barrier at the same time. 

The serum nourishes your skin deeply. Opt for a serum with niacinamide or hyaluronic acid, as these ingredients are high in antioxidants and help your skin combat oxidative stress.

Concise your multiple serums (if you have one) into a single all-encompassing hydrating serum, and it should be enough to keep your skin’s hydration in place. You can use the Naked & Thriving Renew Serum, it is suitable for all skin types.

Eye Cream reduces the dark circles and puffiness around your eyes. It is a crucial product for healthy skin around the eyes. Our eyes encounter sleepless nights, impurities, and stress, among some other inflictions, while traveling. Hence, take good care of it. Go for a cold compress if you want to opt out of an eye cream.  

Lip Balm maintains the moisture of your lips so that it doesn’t dry or get discolored. You can apply natural and organic lip balm as often as you like.   

Sunscreen is the most vital part of your skincare regimen. Though it is the last step, you must re-apply it every two hours if you’re out in the sun. Use a sunscreen stick for a hassle-free and easy application.  

Moisturizer gives much-needed hydration to your skin. You know how bad the skin’s dehydration level is, especially when you air travel. Dry skin attracts redness, and inflammation, exaggerating sensitive skin issues. So, moisturize at least twice (or more) depending upon your skin requirements.  

Some Extra Tips

Here are the five tips you should follow to get an edge over your traveling glitches.

  • Keep it short and straightforward. Instead of lip balm, you can even use petroleum jelly (Vaseline). Keep your shampoo, conditioner, and body wash handy if you don’t trust the quality of the ones a guest house gives.    
  • Carry facial wipes or some cotton pads soaked in micellar water sealed in a pouch to replace your toner. These use-and-throw pads/wipes are cost-effective, easy to apply, and save lots of space.  
  • Pack the essentials to fit in a compact space. Buy travel-sized products or transfer your products to mini bottles and keep them aloof in a makeup pouch away from the rest of your packaging. 
  • Drink enough water and sleep as well as you can to lessen the stress levels. It delays your wrinkles.


People often put a few random thoughts into internet searches; look below for their answers. 

What are the only three skincare products you need?

To keep it short and simple, if you further need to cut down on the list of the products I’ve shared above, have these three skincare items, i.e., cleanser, moisturizer and sunscreen. These are the primary must-have products if you plan to keep the number of products to a minimum. You should have them instead of having none.

How should you plan what skincare products to take?

As I’ve discussed earlier, try to keep the essentials intact. If you follow any specific skin care that your doctor suggested, consult with them to know what they think about it. And always carry a travel-sized product to have that extra space in your bag.

What Travel Skincare Essentials must you have?

All the items that I talk about here are all travel skincare essentials. You must have these products to maintain your skin’s optimal health and shield them from unwanted pollutants throughout your journey.

To Sum It Up

Our 7 Must-have Skincare Products (Travel Edition) have come to a concluding note. You see how important these products are. Be it a vacation or a trip from a car, plane, cruise or other traveling mediums, remember the gravity of the benefits of a prolonged skincare routine. And so, try not to cease following it in any case whatsoever. And for now, the skincare concerns need not be a part of your happy journey. Keep all of them at bay while going out, grinning wide at the sun. 

For any further clarification on this topic, let us know by asking them in the comments. We will get back to you in no time.

Author Bio

, 7 Must-have Skincare Products 2023 (Travel Edition), The Travel Bug Bite

Kelly Harbour is a passionate makeup beauty writer known for her expert knowledge and captivating writing style. With a deep love for cosmetics and a keen eye for detail, she has become a trusted authority in the beauty industry. From beginner-friendly tutorials to high-end product reviews, Kelly’s diverse range of content caters to beauty enthusiasts of all levels.

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