Beauty travels kits: the holiday essential that will save you at airport security

Under 100ml need only apply

Why is it that despite it being the rule since 2006, some people always get caught out at airport security and have their super spenny fragrance, most trusted sun cream or favourite shampoo binned right in front of their eyes. Why is it that the 100ml rule still flummoxes so many? Luckily, brands are more clued up and have rather handily created travel kits that have everything we could possibly want or need when we’re away in teeny tiny little bottles.

Maybe the issue is that more and more of us are booking with budget airlines that charge for checking a bag in, so we’re all trying to fit entire bathroom cabinets into our hand luggage. Whatever the reason, those airport security workers aren’t budging on the rules so we have to stick to under 100ml. Cult Beauty recently launched a whole new ‘minis’ category onto their site, with pocked-sized skincare, haircare, and makeup products from favourite brands such as Drunk Elephant, Sunday Riley and Hourglass.

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You might actually be one of those super organised packers who decants their products into tiny plastic bottle in advance (FYI Muji have an incredible selection – from spray bottles and tubes, to tiny pots and cases). If you not an accomplished traveller, do look at our holiday packing tips as we might just save you some space and money (those excess baggage charges are a bitch) and our long haul flight advice.

So what are you waiting for? With news such as this big British Airways sale, this airline now serves Nandos aboard and Cult Beauty launching a mini shop there’s never been a better time to book a holiday.

Here’s our roundup of the best beauty travel kits around, so that you can smugly place your bag on the conveyor belt without fear of losing any beauty bits.

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