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Find the toiletry bag that’s best for you

Store your grooming essentials in one of these handy must-have travel bags

Written by
Jasmine Dilmanian

Finding the right toiletry bag is no easy task. There are so many points to consider, from color and construction to price and sturdiness. Still, a solid cosmetics case is a necessity for any traveller. It doesn’t matter whether you prefer a masculine or feminine look, whether you’re all about simplicity or live for maximalism – we guarantee there’s a toiletry bag out there for you. We've put together a list of top cosmetics cases by various brands, from bargain to blow-out budgets and everything in between. Use these great carry-alls for storage in your bathroom at home or on your next tropical getaway.

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Toiletry bags for storing your grooming favorites

Tough exterior

1. Tough exterior

LL Bean doesn’t mess around when it comes to quality. This khaki-colored waxed canvas toiletry bag has all the bells and whistles of storage. Its convenient hanging feature is the cherry on top.

$89 on

That’s intense

2. That’s intense

If a regular-sized cosmetics couch just won’t cut it, go big or go home with this roomy and durable cosmetics organizer. It’s waterproof and has a construction that won’t fail you and all of your grooming products.

$11.99 on

Tumi time

3. Tumi time

Luggage master Tumi has created the indestructible toiletry case for men and women. This kit features zippers and compartments galore and has a tough exterior to makes sure nothing seeps in or out.

$75.99 on

On edge

4. On edge

This edgy holographic cosmetics pouch is just as glossy on the outside as your lip gloss will be on the inside. This one is translucent with a zip closure and is the perfect size for travel.

$24 on

Glitz and glamour

5. Glitz and glamour

You’ve never had a better time with a mere makeup bag than with this clear PVC version adorned with sequins from J.Crew. Wave goodbye to simplicity and hello to a good time on the go!

$32.50 on

A real Saint…Laurent

6. A real Saint…Laurent

A designer leather matelassé cosmetics pouch? Count us in. This investment piece, made in Italy, is chic, durable, has an interior wall pocket, and can even double as a clutch for going out.

$425 at

Tassel in tow

7. Tassel in tow

This large, tasseled toiletry bag from H&M is not only a bargain, but a winner. It has a top-opening flap construction for better organization and is fully lined.

$29.99 on

Makeup maven

8. Makeup maven

If the bulk of your cosmetics includes makeup, no duo of pouches is more appropriate. One has a print of, well, makeup, and its sister pouch has a clever slogan on it. ‘Nuff said.

$14.99 for pack of two on

Fantastic voyage

9. Fantastic voyage

Specially created to take along with you on a trip, this pretty pink folding cosmetic bag has a compartment for each category of product. It’s secure when shut but opens up wide to hang in your hotel bathroom for ultimate convenience and organization.

$15 on

Handling things

10. Handling things

Just one look at a banana leaf print has us fantasizing about a tropical getaway. This compact toiletry bag has the print plus a convenient leather side handle.

$48 on

Pompom pow!

11. Pompom pow!

This one’s a favorite. The one-of-a-kind JadeTribe striped Valerie makeup bag as appliqued with whimsical pompoms and completed with a sophisticated metallic trip.

$45 on

Masculine energy

12. Masculine energy

This masculine dopp kit AKA toiletry case from Detroit heritage label Shinola is crafted from rich brown leather and features a handle and great interior storage.

$225 on

Bespoke bag

13. Bespoke bag

If you’re a customization person at heart, check out this monogram striped cosmetics case from Cathy’s Concepts. It has just a touch of Cape Cod and is trimmed in pretty faux leather.

$32.90 on

The devil’s in the details

14. The devil’s in the details

On the surface, this Lululemon toiletry bag looks ultra-simple. But features like a sturdy wire frame and loops for makeup brushes make it an extraordinary pick.

$48 on

Unlimited supply

15. Unlimited supply

This cool-looking travel kit from Herschel Supply Co. comes in an infinite amount of colors and patterns. It’s also waterproof, has internal compartments, and fully lined in the company’s signature stripes.

$29.99 on

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