20 Travel Makeup Bags That Will Make Packing So Much EasierJune 16, 2023
Whether you’re going on a week-long vacation or a quick weekend getaway, there’s a lot of planning that goes into packing — especially when it comes to your travel makeup bag. It can be difficult to find the space to store all of your must-have beauty essentials — from mini makeup and fragrances to travel-friendly makeup brushes to multipurpose products. Luckily, shopping for a good travel makeup bag can be really fun, especially when the options are as cute as the ones below.
The 20 Best Travel Makeup Bags and Cosmetic Cases in 2023
All of your makeup products will be easy to find thanks to this handy bag. It fully opens on either side so you can see everything inside (no digging required), contains a variety of pockets — from zippered ones for items that need extra protection to mesh ones that keep lip glosses corralled — and is machine washable for easy cleaning.
Consider your products protected in this hard shell cosmetic case from Calpak. It comes complete with three internal pockets to keep your brushes organized, a shoulder strap, a luggage trolley sleeve and is available in a range of metallic colors.
The trait you didn’t even know you needed in a travel makeup bag: temperature control. Anyone who’s ever opened their cosmetic case after a long flight or car ride to find a melted lipstick knows the struggle. This leather traveling case uses renewable energy (no batteries) to keep your products safe and at a stable temperature during your journey.
Putting your skincare products in a quart-sized plastic bag will be a thing of the past with this TSA-approved case. The chic leather-trimmed bag has a clear panel that allows you to see your perfectly organized items and is compliant with the 3-1-1 liquids rule.
You won’t need to pick and choose which products to leave behind with this spacious bag. With four separate zipper pockets, you can fit all of your skincare, makeup and more. The bag also comes with a hook so you can conveniently hang it, allowing you to free up precious counter space.
Pack your cosmetics in seconds with this practical organizer. Simply lay out your makeup then pull the drawstring — once closed, your items are securely stored and ready to go. In over 20 fun designs, there’s a style for everyone.
This adorable rose gold case features compartments so you can separate your beauty products by makeup and skin, eye and lip or whatever best suits your organization style. Complete with a mini pop-up mirror, it even makes it easy to touch up your makeup while you travel.
Everything about this vanity case exudes quiet luxury, from the structured shape to the neutral (faux) leather and metal hardware. Open it up to find removable compartments with easy-to-clean nylon lining and a fold-out mirror.
If you sometimes have trouble prioritizing “practicality” over sheer cuteness, this travel makeup bag is for you. A plush cartoon design passes the adorable quota with flying colors, while the roomy inner compartment makes room for all your beauty essentials.
It will be easy to organize all of your skincare and makeup must-haves (brushes included) with this customizable train case. Inside, you’ll find seven elasticized brush slots, a zippered inner pocket and four adjustable dividers to make room for what you need most.
If you’re a product minimalist, you may only need a simple pouch to keep your beauty routine organized. We’re partial to this one, which features two zippered compartments and comes in a wide range of colors, from this juicy lime green to more subdued neutrals.
This cognac-colored case is almost painfully chic and incredibly practical. It comes with a removable zip pouch you can stash in your carry-on, two interior compartments and slots for your makeup brushes.
This upright toiletry bag is easy to prop up while you’re getting ready and grab products like eyeliners, lipsticks and makeup brushes without any digging. Bonus: It’s made entirely of recycled materials and comes in fun, limited-edition colors in addition to classic black and white.
Like a little puffer jacket for your beauty routine, this bag is easy to pack and keeps glass and fragile goodies safe while you travel. The quilted nylon exterior is easy to wipe down in case you’re worried about dirtying the soft peach color, while the inside is a more forgiving berry shade.
Both wildly convenient and affordable, this travel makeup bag features three compartments, a detachable inner pouch and makeup brush slots. It’s waterproof inside and out, and reviewers rave about just how much makeup they can fit inside.
In understated neutral colors and a subtle pattern, this bag lets you travel in luxury and practicality. The spacious inner design features multiple compartments to tuck away compacts, lip balms, hair ties and other mini beauty musts.
Save space without skimping on the products you love with this hangable fold-out bag. Three inner compartments with transparent lining allows you to grab what you need at a glance.
Channel tropical vacation vibes no matter where you are with this vibrant palm leaf-printed makeup bag. The zipper pocket keeps small makeup items like lip glosses and mascara secure, while the main compartment is roomy enough for palettes and brushes.
Available in four sizes, a variety of colors and two material options (leather or canvas), these travel makeup bags are as close as you’d get to an actual purse while still being compact enough to travel with. The water-resistant interior features six pockets and one main compartment that’s big enough to hold upright skincare and foundation bottles. Oh, and did we mention you can personalize it with your initials?
Sleek, clean and functional, this pouch is perfect for those who like the minimalist aesthetic but aren’t necessarily minimalist packers. An elasticized strap on the side keeps lip balms and makeup brushes upright and secure.