Nothing Tart about Tartan + Twine's Pineapple Straw Collection & Other Travel Must-haves

Tartan + Twine Pineapple Weekender

Spring break is here, and finding a travel bag for all your potions and lotions is key for any getaway. Tartan + Twine design fashionable solutions with your travel needs in mind.

The Pineapple Straw collection is super sweet and beyond practical. The Weekender bag, made with coated cotton and a polyester nylon trim, measures at 12.5″L x 3.5″W x 8″H and holds many bottles of makeup, lotions, brushes and other toiletries. There is a mesh compartment, a clear PVC compartment and a center flap compartment with zipper closures for jewelry.

$30, Tartan + Twine online


Travel Must-have 1: Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream Sunscreen

Kiehls Ultra Facial CreamThe first item that belongs in this travel case and should be a staple in everyone’s medicine cabinet back home is Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cream Sunscreen SPF 30. The Sunscreen formula is new and comes in two sizes, with a smaller size that’s perfect for your carry-on. It leaves my skin feeling hydrated and soft.

Like the original version without sunscreen, it contains:

  • Antarcticine, a glacial glycoprotein sourced in Antarctica that’s known to withstand extreme cold;
  • Squalane, a lipid derived from olives that has emollient characteristics that coat the surface of the skin and help hold onto moisture; and
  • “Fountain Plant” (also known as Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract), a plant native to Asia known to resist drought. In skincare, this plant is notable for its ability to help skin maintain its natural moisture reserves.

50 ml $27.50/125 ml $47.50; Available in-store and at Kiehls.com


Travel Must-haves 2 & 3 by Verloop: Pom Pom Charms + Crosshatch Cosmetic Case

Verloop_Layered Pom CharmAnother fun travel item for your getaway is Verloop’s vibrant pom pom charms. These are perfect for identifying your bag off the carousel.

They’re made by hand with remnant materials from past collections using acrylic, cotton and nylon-wool blend. They’re each attached to a key chain clasp, and I love these for your suitcase, backpack or even your beach bag. They measure 8″ long + 1.5″ diameter and are priced at $38 in three different shades.

Available online at Verloop online.

Verloop_Crosshatch Cosmetic Case_Cobalt BlueAnother item that Verloop creates that can hold your cosmetics or currency is the Crosshatch Cosmetic Case. This can also be that cute little evening bag where you stash your hotel key and smart phone as you go out and explore.

The exterior is made out of Verloop’s signature crosshatch knit fabric, and the interior is nylon. It’s available in three different colors: cobalt, poppy and black.

$38, online at Verloop online.

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Eva Marie is a daughter of a hair stylist who from an early age was obsessed with fashion, colors and rubbing sample parfume scents from magazines all over her body. She is on the hunt to find the best of all beauty brands.

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