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The Best Travel Products for Hair

There’s nothing better than a getaway. Whether you’re traveling by air or car, you’ll want your hair to look its best when you arrive and throughout your entire vacation. The best travel products to keep your hair looking amazing on the go include hair care for a variety of climates, conditions and more.

The Best Travel Products for Hair

TSA Basics for Traveling with Liquids

If you’re planning on traveling by air, don’t take the chance of losing any of your favorite hair products because they don’t meet TSA (Transportation Security Administration) requirements. According to the TSA site, the following is allowed:

  • 1 quart-size bag for your liquids, gels, aerosols, creams and paste products placed in your carry-on bag and carried through the checkpoint.
  • Within the quart-size bag you are limited to travel-sized containers that hold 100 milliliters or 3.4-ounces each.
  • Any liquids, gels, aerosols, creams or paste products that are more than 100 milliliters or 3.4-ounces must be packed in your checked baggage.


Note: See the TSA site for any additional restrictions or exemptions.


The Best Travel Products for Hair

Dry Shampoo: a Must-have Travel Hair Product

Never travel without a bottle of dry shampoo. It’s the perfect product to refresh your hair after a long day (or night) of traveling. After you disembark from the plane or pull into the hotel, slip into the ladies room and apply the dry shampoo to your hair. It takes just a moment and it can be worked through your hair using a brush or even your fingertips. Be sure to hold the spray about six to eight inches away from your hair and don’t over-spray, causing clumps of product. It’s an easy, quick way to freshen up after several hours of travel.

The Best Travel Products for Hair

Anti-Frizz Solutions

Sometimes the stress and hassle of travel can cause your hair to frizz out. You may also suffer frizz when traveling to areas with more humid conditions. To tame the frizz and help protect against heat damage, be sure to pack an anti-frizz solution like the Ion Keratin Dry Oil Mist. It eliminates frizz, offers lightweight smoothing and it’s safe to use on chemically-treated or color-treated hair.

The Best Travel Products for Hair

Color Maintenance

Traveling doesn’t mean you can forgo regular maintenance for your color-treated hair. Remember to pack your color defense shampoo and conditioner as well as Ion’s Color Defense™ Detangling Shine Mist. The Detangling Shine Mist not only detangles hair after washing, helping to prep it for styling, but it also offers protection from heat styling while adding softness and shine. This is a great combination product that offers multiple benefits for your hair to help you look your best whether you’re hanging out at the beach with the family or stuck in at the corporate office delivering the most important presentation of your career.

The Best Travel Products for Hair

Hydration Help


Traveling, whether it’s for fun or work, can really affect your hair. Spending the day at the beach means an assault of salty sea air and saltier seawater. There’s also chlorine from the resort pool and scorching sun from the day in the theme park. While you’re enjoying a day in the sun, your hair pays the price. The best travel products for hair include moisture solutions that provide hydration help.

A three-ounce bottle of Effective Care shampoo is a great way to hydrate and repair damage suffered during your day. Another option is Ion’s Miracle Leave-in Conditioner to hydrate, detangle, reduce frizz and protect from environmental damage. It’s available in a convenient two-ounce size bottle so it’s perfect for travel.

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