Top 10 Grooming Travel Products for Men
*Last updated 8th March 2017
In numerical order of supremacy, this list, compiled from customer feedback, popularity, innovation, ingredients, results, price and Ape to Gentleman’s testers, displays the Top 10 Grooming Travel Products for Men the male grooming world has to offer.
A good travel product should be small, concentrated, have stamina, possess quality ingredients, be easily dispensed and offer value for money. We expect a lot you say? As always, yes. And why not? Ape to Gentleman brings you our Top 10 Grooming Travel Products for Men, don’t settle for anything less.
1. Large Grand Tour from Otis Batterbee
First of all you’ll need a wash bag to put everything in. We recommend the Large Grand Tour from Otis Batterbee, made with British Millerian waxed canvas, brass hardware and a deep brown waterproof lining. Durable, well made and stylish – an ideal companion for the travelling gent.
£75 from OTIS BATTERBEE – available in navy and olive.
2. Molton Brown Men’s Travel Luxuries
No doubt when you arrive at your destination after some heavy travelling, you’ll need a shower. We recommend Molton Brown Men’s Travel Luxury Set which contains a selection of their products including the near legendary re-charge black pepper bodywash, in a 100ml size bottle. It also has three 30ml bottles of their skincare items too, to keep you looking fresh during your travels.
£40 from MOLTON BROWN.
3. Brillo Compact Folding Toothbrush
To your teeth. Firstly your toothbrush. We are big fans of the Brillo compact folding toothbrush, with its fold away ‘cut throat razor’ style case. It does a job when travelling and takes up little room in your wash bag.
$85 from Japan Trend Shop, with case and accessories.
4. Marvis Toothpaste
Naturally, following on from your new toothbrush you’ll need some toothpaste to match. Our top pick comes from Italian toothpaste specialists; Marvis. In particular their travel sized version of Marvis Aquatic Mint which combines a cool taste with the freshness of the sea. Not to mention, it’s superb at looking after your teeth.
5. The Art Of Shaving Carry-On Kit
Shaving, men’s nemesis. Fear not, for The Art of Shaving make their excellent Carry On Kit – containing an array of essentials for the best shave possible. The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave® guarantee optimal shaving results while relieving and preventing ingrown hairs, razor burn, tough beards, and sensitive skin. All housed in handy travel sized bottles containing concentrated ingredients that will last long beyond your weekend away.
$60 from THE ART OF SHAVING (US Only), available in Unscented, Lemon, Lavender and Sandalwood.
6. Gilette Fusion ProGlide
You’ll need a razor to shave that travel-stubble off and it doesn’t get better than the Gillette Fusion ProGlide. We’ve covered it’s launch extensively, see here. Briefly, it’s the best wet shaver on the planet – with years of research, testing and re-testing, it offers an exceptionally close yet comfortable shave.
£27 at FEEL UNIQUE for the razor, and nine blade refills.
7. Braun MobileShaver
For those of you who prefer the ease and convenience of an electric razor, we are pleased to present the Braun MobileShaver M90. It’s compact – making it ideal for travel – and possesses Braun’s SmartFoilTM technology; designed to let you shave closer with less irritation. It’s washable and comes with a protective twist cap, perfect for travel.
£19.95 at MANKIND.
8. Anthony Logistics Essential Traveler Kit
Aeroplanes, air-conditioning and city pollution can take their toll on your skin whilst travelling, so it’s vital you take a decent set of skin care products. Opt for the Anthony Logistics Essential Traveler Kit, which contains a range of worthy grooming essentials, including their legendary Glycolic Facial Cleanser, Shave Cream, Invigorating Hair and Body Wash, Advanced Formula Lip Balm with SPF 25 (crucial for summer and winter travel), and the vitamin enriched All Purpose Facial Moisturiser. This set is guaranteed to keep you looking fresher than the day you left home.
£56 at SPACE NK.
9. Frederic Malle Carnal Flower
As your travel grooming routine comes to a close, the finishing touch is a fine fragrance, and there’s nothing finer than any offering by Frederic Malle. In particular we like Carnal Flower, housed in 3 x 10ml travel sized tubes, designed so you can enjoy (and let others enjoy) this lavish, musky fragrance whilst away from home.
£120 from SELFRIDGES.
10. Silkskin Travel Pillowcase
Finally, after a long day, you’re pleased to get your head down and hit the sack. Perhaps not a travel essential but the Silkskin Travel Pillowcase guarantees to prevent hair loss and wrinkles. The 100% natural silk pillowcases ensure a pleasant nights’ sleep and a more youthful look the following morning.
£49 from SILKSKIN.