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The 14 Best Toiletry Bags for Travel to Prevent Messy Suitcase Spills…in Style

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Whether you are packing for a getaway weekend with just a carry-on or a two-week vacation that utilizes your whole luggage set, taking along one of the best toiletry bags for travel is key to a successful trip. You need something that’s going to keep all your cosmetics sorted and separated from your soaps and shower supplies. Whether it’s a hanging organizer, a status splurge or a waterproof travel kit, we’ve sorted through all the top travel luggage brands and come up with recommendations for you.

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Calpak

1. Calpak Clear Cosmetics Case

Best Overall

Why We Love It: Roomy size, Dual transparent pouches

Cast off the yoke of the too-small toiletries bag with this clear case that lets you see everything in one place, in clear vinyl with sturdy bindings, trim and zippers in mauve, stone, caramel and black (there's also a hot pink one that's waitlisted). And collapsible handles mean this bag takes up no more than its 11.5 by 9-inch footprint.

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Amazon

2. Wdlhqc Travel Hanging Makeup Bag

Best Budget

Why We Love It: 4 drop-down pockets, 7 colorways

Sturdy PVC fabrication and a stainless steel hanging hook make this affordably priced toiletries bag seem much more expensive than it really is. Available in six striped hues and solid basic black, this bag fits so many items in its two waterproof and two mesh pockets. We appreciate the opaque external covering (discreet) and the at-a-glance visibility when the bag is unfolded.

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Tory Burch

3. Tory Burch T Monogram Jacquard Travel Pouch

Best Splurge

Why We Love It: Separate drawstring Airpod pouch, Luxe leather trim

Chicly covered in the signature Tory Burch monogram print, trimmed in leather and shining with brass-finish hardware, this pouch elevates your entire trip. But this is more than just a pretty face: Three exterior slit pockets and an interior zipper pocket hold a lot in this 8-by-11-inch bag. The jacquard quilting outside and microsuede lining aren't impervious to major dousing, but both wipe clean in case there's a minor spill.

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Sweaty Betty

4. Sweaty Betty Washbag

Best Multi-Purpose

Why We Love It: 100 percent recycled nylon, Doubles as a clutch purse

The digital flower print is evocative of ikat fabric and the all-nylon construction reminds us of a sturdy gym tote. The happy combination of these two elements is this 9-by-5-inch little bag that's got a front zip pocket and internal zip pocket. If you don't have too much to pack and just need to carry your own self-care items, this is a great multi-use option.

5. Away Hanging Toiletry Bag

Best Hanging

Why We Love It: Detachable pouch for liquids, Internal mesh division

This online luggage brand, beloved by hipsters and animal lovers, is known for its colorfully rendered and performance-oriented pieces. Case in point: This hanging toiletry bag is a manageable 9.6-by-6.6-inch size that holds enough for a week away. The nylon body has a spill-proof interior coating for the mesh-pocketed areas that can hold your makeup and dry goods. A separate detachable plastic pouch keeps your mini-shampoo and other liquids safe from oozing onto all your other cosmetics or luggage. And the black, blue, green and petal pink colors are so up-to-the-minute cool (as well as coordinating with your Away suicase).

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Caraa

6. Caraa Travel Kit

Best Waterproof

Why We Love It: Waterproof inside and out, Comes with two matching shoes/clothes drawstring bags

This minimal, multi-pocketed bag gets points for looking groovy while providing all the storage space and waterproof security a frequent flyer loves. The brand's signature vegan leather—really a high-quality vegan Italian leather—shows surpisinginly little wear and tear after use, and looks great on the go.

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Amazon

7. Nikshel Travel Toiletry Bag

Best Design

Why We Love It: Central transparent section for standing bottles, Multiple pockets

This unique style gets more than 2,900 five-star reviews on Amazon for its roominess (12-by-9 inches) and multiple compartments, including the central large double-zipped chamber for standing bottles that means you can tote along full-size shampoo if you're planning to put this in your checked baggage. Each side has a flap that's specially kitted out to hold something unique, from makeup brushes, lipsticks, liquid makeup bottles and eye shadow palettes. Transparent PVC throughout the interior wipes clean easily and the exterior comes in a choice of five colors (black, dusty pink, pastel pink, Aegean blue and mauve).

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Amazon

8. Herschel Chapter Toiletry Kit

Best Rugged

Why We Love It: Simple design, Durable polyester exterior

Like the sturdy tote bags and backpacks that Vancouver-based manufacturer Herschel is known for, this toiletry kit is the distillation of performance-oriented, gender-neutral design. In 20 colorways and two sizes, this toiletry kit has a waterproof zipper pulled by a little peddled leather tab, a high-density polyester outside and nylon inside plus a little mesh sleeve inside. It's less is more, travel toothpaste-and-soap edition, and we can see this hanging from a carabiner on a backpack as readily as on the counter of an Ace Hotel.

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Mark & Graham

9. Mark & Graham Clear Pouch

Best Transparent

Why We Love It: Free monogramming, Vegan leather trim

This happy little monogram bag is so cute, we love the idea of getting both large (10”w x 3.5”d x 7”h) and small size 8”w x 5.5”h x 3.25”d) to have one at the ready for trips both long and short. Transparent, wipe-clean polyurethane is trimmed with your choice of six shades of vegan leather (black, navy, sky blue, poppy, camel and neon yellow) and your choice of fifteen monogram colors.

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Dagne Dover

10. Dagne Dover Toiletry Case

Most Accessories

Why We Love It: Soft neoprene body, Extra organizing bags included

PureWow readers (and staffers) are obsessed with the Dagne Dover stand-up travel case; get ready to expand your DD collection now that we've discovered this neoprene toiletry case which comes with separate pouches for your toothbrush and small items. The inside has plastic loops to hold lip balm, razors and travel fragrance, leaving lots of central area to fit in your TSA-approved liquids. The zip-top keeps everything fluid from spilling out onto your non-toiletry items, and the neoprene fabrication is lightweight and easily rinsed by hand. In five core shades (navy, moss green, heather grey, black and dune), this kit is periodically offered in limited edition neon shades.

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Amazon

11. Olanmark Zippered Toiletry Bag

Best Quart Size

Why We Love It: Guarantees easy TSA check, Convenient handle

If you've run afoul of TSA agents who are sticklers about your only brining small-ounce containers in a transparent quart bag in your carry-on...you're safe now. This heavy-duty see-though PVC pouch is the same size as a quart Ziploc bag, but it's not going to fall apart or get worn-looking upon repeated uses. And there's an outside pocket, durable zipper and handle, so you'll be able to quickly grab this inflight for a trip to the restroom before landing.

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Nordstrom

12. Stephanie Johnson Martha Cosmetics Case

Best Organized

Why We Love It: Removable mini-cases, Convenient handles

If you're the kind of person who absolutely needs to be organized, this toiletries case is for you. Four removable transparent plastic pouches fit perfectly and snugly inside this clamshell opening case. Made of durable woven polyurethane, it honestly looks like leather, and the endless way this 8 3/4- by 6 1/2-inch case can be arranged means you'll never have hairbrush bristles hanging out of your carry-on ever again.

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Clare V.

13. Clare V. Toiletry Case

Best Leather

Why We Love It: Handy size, Snazzy blue interior

This Los Angeles-based accessories designer has reimagined the classic black Dopp kit as a sophisticated little case that at 9-by-4-inches holds all the essentials you'd need for a weekend (or to have in your tote bag for a work-to-dinner date makeover). The shiny genuine leather exterior looks more gorg the more you use it, and the bright blue ripstop nylon interior wipes clean in a snap.

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Nordstrom

14. Anya Hindmarch Small Vanity Kit

Best Nylon

Why We Love It: Makeup brush straps, Recycled nylon material

Not only is this hot pink zippered bag attractive, it's also responsible, since it's wholly made from recycled fishing nets and fabric scraps. The dual wrap-around zippers let you really peep all your supplies, as opposed to having to root around in a single, center-zip bag. And those tassels!


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