Best K-Beauty Essentials to Pack for On-the-Go Travels 2022

Heads up! Travel junkies coming through... With the rest of the world finally opening up and everyone brimming with post-pandemic excitement, it's only a matter of time and the speed of your Internet that you book a flight and catch the next plane flying out so you can *finally* live out your long-awaited (and well-deserved) holiday. And as any globe-trotter knows, packing the perfect bag is an art not easily mastered. Luckily, our beauty team at the STYLEVANA headquarter has that art down to a science. We’ve been prancing through the ranks of travel sets and mini sized beauties in skincare, makeup, and even for your hair and body to help you take the stress out of flying *and* packing. So keep scrolling and see what beauty essentials you should make room for for your next trip!

No. 1

Nard - Travel Kit

Nard Travel Kit

Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - Nard

What's Inside:
Nard Shampoo (100ml)
Nard Treatment (100ml)
Nard Body Wash (100ml)
Nard Body Lotion (100ml)
Nard Mild Whip Pore Cleansing Foam (40ml)

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: We couldn't ask for a better travel companion than this all-in-one Nard Travel Kit that features everything you need befitting your hotel-hopping, jet-setter life. Neatly packed inside a lightweight nylon mesh pouch, this travel kit makes your hotel shower feels like home with a team of highly nourishing body care and hair care essentials, including a shampoo, hair treatment conditioner, body wash, body lotion, and even a facial cleanser.

No. 2

Sulwhasoo - Herbal Soap

Sulwhasoo Herbal Soap

Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - Sulwhasoo

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: For the friends who always swear by bar soaps for their daily shower routine, lather up—and feel luxed-up—with the Sulwhasoo Herbal Soap. It's formulated with Korean Red Ginseng, Small Solomon’s Seal, Chinese Peony, Adhesive Rehmannia, and a skin-healing blend of Korean herbal medicinal ingredients to keep your skin clean and hydrated. Made with a special 40-day aging process, the rich and nourishing bubbles spread smoothly and help nurture youthful and clear skin.

No. 3

MEMEBOX - PONY EFFECT Mini Make up Brush Set

memebox makeup set

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - MEMEBOX

What's Inside:
Powder Brush
Cheek & Shading Brush
Blending Eyeshadow Brush
Medium Eyeshadow Brush
Smudging Eyeshadow Brush

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Packing light for vacation doesn't mean we need to compromise on your glam game. You can still save room in your luggage by adding the MEMEBOX PONY EFFECT Mini Make up Brush Set to your travel-friendly makeup routine. Hitting the trifecta of easy-to-pack, actually-handy, and easy-on-your-wallet, this MEMEBOX makeup brush set offers a bevy of 5 mini makeup brushes in one lightweight pouch. It's also the perfect travel essentials for those getting into makeup, or any MUAs-in-the-making looking to experiment with fun, bold looks.

No. 4

Black Rouge - Power Proof Pen Liner

Black Rouge Power Proof Pen Liner

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - Black Rouge

STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Vacation tip rule #1: never let "raccoon eyes" ruin your beach date aesthetic! That's why you need to pack a smudge-proof, water-proof eyeliner as powerful as the Black Rouge Power Proof Pen Liner for your upcoming trip to St. Tropez (or anywhere in the South of France for the best beach holiday!) This waterproof eyeliner has a quick-drying formula that glides on smoothly and deposits the richest pigment that gives you all the allure of a high-intensity, easy-to-wear bold and black eyeliner look.

No. 5

SKIN1004 - Madagascar Centella Travel Kit

SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Travel Kit

Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - SKIN1004

What's Inside:
SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Ampoule Foam (20ml)
SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Toning Toner (30ml)
SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Ampoule (30ml)
SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Soothing Cream (30ml)
SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Light Cleansing Oil (30ml)

STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Are you the friend who always complains about their skin freaking out while traveling? Upgrade your on-the-go skincare routine with an unmatched travel kit of skin-loving SKIN1004 bestsellers as luxurious as this exclusive Madagascar Centella Travel Kit. Packed into one gorgeous beauty pouch is a quintet of SKIN1004's signature Madagascar Centella products, this travel skincare set is basically a meditation for your rescue-needed skin, featuring the Madagascar Centella Ampoule Foam, Madagascar Centella Toning Toner, Madagascar Centella Ampoule, Madagascar Centella Soothing Cream and Madagascar Centella Light Cleansing Oil. Sounds dreamy, right?

No. 6

BEAUTY OF JOSEON - Hanbang Serum Discovery Kit


Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - BEAUTY OF JOSEON

What's Inside:
Revive Serum: Ginseng + Snail Mucin
Glow Deep Serum: Rice + Alpha-arbutin
Glow Serum: Propolis + Niacinamide
Calming Serum: Green Tea + Panthenol

Stylevana Review: New to the serum game or simply couldn't decide which BEAUTY OF JOSEON serum to bring along for your trip? You might want to give this BEAUTY OF JOSEON Hanbang Serum Discovery Kit a go! This travel-friendly serum kit is a collective of covetable serums that allows you to test out the brand's different iconic formulas to treat different skin concerns of yours. Whether it's skin-calming or glow-boosting, this serum set will provide all the nourishments you need for your daily skincare routine.

No. 7

LAGOM - Travel Kit

LAGOM Travel Kit

Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - LAGOM

What's Inside:
Cellup Gel to Water Cleanser (30ml)
Cellup Micro Foam Cleanser (30ml)
Cellus Deep Moisture Cream (10ml)
Cellus Mist Toner (20ml)

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Do your dry skin a favor and don't leave your home without the LAGOM Travel Kit for your next trip! Packed with four of the brand's all-star bestsellers including two cleansers (for double cleansing, duh!), a mist toner, and a moisturizer, this lineup from LAGOM is packed with ultra-hydrating, deeply-nourishing skincare basics that help replenish your skin's moisture 24/7 with skinimalist-approved formulas and antioxidant-rich ingredients.

No. 8

FRUDIA - 5 Step Travel Kit

FRUDIA 5 Step Travel Kit

Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - FRUDIA

What's Inside:
My Orchard Mochi Cleansing Foam (30g)
My Orchard Peach Body Essence (30g)
My Orchard Peach Body Wash (30g)
Mini Cream (10g)
Green Grape Peeling x 2 pads

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Here's a ready-to-go skincare + body care travel set that gives you the perfect shower experience even when you're away from home. This FRUDIA 5 Step Travel Kit features all the necessary amenities that come with a flavorful allure to elevate your everyday bath routine. You can shower and pamper yourself from face-to-toe with the scented body care essentials and skincare staples. These little luxuries are presented in a mini pouch to recreate the hotel experience right in your home.

No. 9

Haruharu WONDER - Black Bamboo Mist

Haruharu WONDER Black Bamboo Mist

Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - Haruharu WONDER

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: The heat and humidity can be unpredictable when you're travelling overseas, which might make your skin unstable, causing skin inflammation and flare-ups. This mini version of the Haruharu WONDER Black Bamboo Mist fits the 100ml-liquid rule which is perfect to pack along for your flight to save your skin from dehydration. Infused with skin-benefiting, antioxidant-rich bamboo, this hydrating face mist offers deep nourishment and cooling hydration to exhausted skin. Its 95% natural formula also includes skin-regenerating beta-glucan that will leave your skin firmer and smoother, especially for those with easily irritated skin who want an immediate dose of healing moisture.

No. 10

LANEIGE - Lip Sleeping Mask EX (Mini)

Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - LANEIGE

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: The bestselling LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask EX is not something you should sleep on but rather sleep WITH! Pack this mini size for your trip to keep your dry, chappy lips happy—thanks to its nutrient-packed formula with Vitamin C, berry extracts + hyaluronic acid to retain moisture. The brand's patented MOISTURE WRAP™ technology uses hyaluronic acid to form a moisturizing film to help lock-in active ingredients and the skin to restore your natural lip color and radiance, leaving you with hydrated, plump lips the next morning.

No. 11

PURITO - Centella Unscented Mini Kit

PURITO Centella Unscented Mini Kit

Courtesy of Korean Makeup Brand - PURITO

What's Inside:
Centella Unscented Toner (30ml)
Centella Unscented Serum (15ml)
Centella Unscented Recovery Cream (12 ml)

STYLEVANA K-Beauty Review: Achieve healthy-looking skin everywhere you go with the travel-friendly PURITO Centella Unscented Mini Kit. Featuring PURITO's iconic centella formula in form of a toner, serum + cream, this skincare set has got you covered from day to night to rejuvenate and nourish your skin, promising instant and luminous-looking skin.

No. 12

innisfree - Green Tea Kit

innisfree Green Tea Kit

Courtesy of Korean Skincare Brand - innisfree

What's Inside:
Green tea Seed Serum (15ml)
Green tea balancing Skin (25ml)
Green tea balancing Lotion (25ml)
Green tea Seed Cream (10ml)

Stylevana K-Beauty Review: Obsessed with everything green tea? We think the innisfree Green Tea Kit could be your next favorite craving on the go. From the nourishing Green Tea Seed Serum, the best selling Green Tea Foam Cleanser to the Green Tea Pure Body Cleanser , all these innisfree skincare products are made with fresh green tea from Jeju Island to calm and hydrate your skin. Get yourself the 4-piece Green Tea Skincare Kit to nail down a minimal skincare routine with only the best basics for your next trip ASAP!

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