Here at Male Standard, we love to travel, but one question we get asked time and again is, “What grooming products should I pack?” The first rule is less is more; choose multi-use products to save time and space. You should also consider buying smaller versions of your fave products to pass through airport security, and move product into this 4oz airport grooming bag. Keep reading to find out what grooming products we always pack!
GUM Travel Toothbrushes with Antibacterial BristlesGUM Travel Toothbrushes with Antibacterial Bristles
It’s inevitable that your toothbrush will fall to the bottom of your luggage with all the sand, so leave your good one at home. This travel set boasts two heads, so if someone forgets a toothbrush – and they will – you will have an extra set on hand. With patented bristles, GUM Travel Toothbrushes prevent bacterial growth and are dentist recommended.
TOM’S OF MAINE Toothpaste Tartar Control/WhiteningTOM’S OF MAINE Toothpaste Tartar Control/Whitening
Not all toothpastes are created equal; you might not know it, but many toothpastes contain caustic (cancer causing) chemicals, which is why we use TOM’S OF MAINE. This natural toothpaste comes in a travel size for convenience, and only whitens and cleans teeth with an ingredient list you can pronounce.
NIVEA MEN Sensitive 3-in-1 Body Wash for Body, Face & HairNIVEA MEN Sensitive 3-in-1 Body Wash for Body, Face & Hair
Skip endless lotions and potions, and pack this NIVEA MEN Sensitive 3-in-1 Body Wash for Body, Face & Hair. It also has a great smell so you can alway skip cologne in a pinch. The formula is perfect for all skin types and combines NIVEA MEN face cleanser and body wash for a thorough clean. Transfer product into a smaller bottle if you want extra space.
LORAC POREfection Mattifying Face PrimerLORAC POREfection Mattifying Face Primer
Whether you travel for business or pleasure, chances are you will be meeting people and taking photos. Use this LORAC POREfection Mattifying Face Primer to create a flawless skin finish. Apply a pea size amount to your face after you have washed and dried your skin for an all-day shine-free complexion.
Polo Black by Ralph Lauren for MenPolo Black by Ralph Lauren for Men
Launched by the design house of Ralph Lauren, POLO BLACK is a men’s fragrance (and alcohol-free deodorant) that possesses a blend of tonka bean, iced mango, patchouli noir, Spanish sage, and silver armoise. It is recommended for casual wear. We also love Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gio Deodorant for Men, which has a lighter, summer fragrance.
Gillette Fusion Proglide Men’s Razor With Flexball Handle TechnologyGillette Fusion Proglide Men’s Razor With Flexball Handle Technology
Stop packing your razor, and invest in a prepackaged Gillette Fusion Proglide Men’s Razor With Flexball Handle Technology; you will be so much happier when you arrive and don’t have to put your hand into a bag with an open razor, trust us! This is by far our favourite razor in this category, and it comes with two extra heads.
Taconic Shave Barbershop Quality Bay Rum Shaving SoapTaconic Shave Barbershop Quality Bay Rum Shaving Soap
We prefer a shaving puck when travelling to reduce the risk of an aerosol can explosion. It will also give you a quality shave without a lot of time or effort. Look for a puck that has a container with a quality seal so you don’t leak any soap and water. This is a small luxury item but one we know you’ll appreciate when going out to dinner somewhere fancy.
Pure Badger Travel Brush with Ivory CasePure Badger Travel Brush with Ivory Case
This Pure Badger Travel Brush with Ivory Case is perfect for traveling with thanks to its discreet case that protects the bristles. You do not want to travel with an expensive brush that can get damaged, but you do not have to sacrifice quality. This is a 100% pure badger bristle and will last you many trips.
American Crew: Classic FiberAmerican Crew Fiber
When it comes to hair products, our Holy Grail item of choice is American Crew: Classic Fiber. Ideal for a strong but pliable hold with a matte finish. This fibre-like, resinous product helps thicken, texturize and increase fullness to hair. Fiber has developed a cult following amongst professional hair stylists. It gives a fabulous texture without shine.
David Elliot Pocket CombDavid Elliot Pocket Comb
Greatly considered the best pocket combs in the world, David Elliot combs are handcrafted in Switzerland and are made from natural resources. Every surface is cut by hand, honed by hand, polished by hand, and finished by hand, to ensure that it will glide smoothly across your scalp to leave your hair shiny and tangle free.
There you have it, Gents! 10 grooming products you must take when traveling. Did we miss anything?