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11 Travel Hair Items You Need To Pull Off A Vacay Slay

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Bukky Ojeifo
Apr, 27, 2017 4:04 PM UTC

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There is nothing worse than having your favorite products trashed by TSA. Before heading out to the airport, grab travel size containers (less than 3oz for carry-on bags) and transfer your must-haves into them. 

$19 available at Target

Yep, this exists and it should rank high on your packing list. It’s no secret that laying in the sun for long periods of time can be damaging for your skin and hair.

$16 available at Jet

So protect your tresses from harmful UV rays and pack a hair sunscreen for your vacay!

$28 available at Nordstrom

What’s a vacation without a little fun in the sun?! If you're planning to take a dip in the pool or nearby beach, make sure you have a clarifying shampoo on deck. 

$15 available at Jet

Neglecting to shampoo hair that has been in chlorine or salt water for some time will cause your strands to become extremely dry, so add a clarifying shampoo to your packing list!

$11 available at Amazon

Sitting out in the sun all day will cause your hair to become dry, so combat dryness and frizz by grabbing a leave-in conditioner.

$12 available at Target

Look for ones designed specifically for moisture and repair.

$18 available at Target

Rocking a protective style and want your hair to glisten in every single photo? Pack a hair sheen/oil to quickly add shine and keep your hair “glowed up” the entire trip.

$8 available at Walmart

Sheens are also a lifesaver when you've got a flight to catch and want to look as though you put effort into your last minute 'do. 

$12 available at Target

This wont be the sexiest thing in your suitcase, but it is oh so necessary! Hair maintenance during your trip will depend on this inexpensive item! Why satin? Because it protects your hair from dryness caused by the friction between moisture absorbing material such as cotton and your hair.

$5 available at Amazon

In the midst of enjoying your vacation, chances are you will have a day where you just want to put your hair up and not do anything to it. That's when a stylish head wrap comes in handy. 

Prices Vary available at Elinorah Headwraps