16 makeup bags and cosmetic cases that are cute enough to make the TSA jealous

When it comes to travel essentials, you don’t have to be boring — especially during speak summer travel szn. Not every suitcase needs to be black fabric straight out of corporate America, and not every toiletries bag has to be a silver nylon pouch that looks like a straight-up rock.

One of the most essential travel accessories — beyond a stylish carry-on suitcase — is a makeup bag or cosmetics case that can do it all. And by “do it all,” I mean organize your products with zero leakage and look cute on the bathroom vanity. You’ve spent too much time shopping the skin care minis at Sephora for your hard work to go to waste!

From clear cosmetics cases so you (and the TSA agents) can see all of your travel-approved products to foldable makeup organizers with a hook, your shopping options are endless. Becoming a stylish and efficient traveler is absolutely within your reach.

Here are some of our favorite makeup bags and cosmetics cases to bring on your next vacation. All you have to do is ball out on new bikinis, plan your airplane outfit and hit the “add to cart” button.

Best Travel Makeup Bags

1. BAGSMART Makeup Bag Cosmetic Bag, Clear Travel Makeup Bag, $15.99 (Orig. $19.99)

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There are honestly so many things to love about this $15.99 toiletry bag — besides the fact that it’s $15.99. First, it’s clear — will make getting through TSA a breeze. Second, it has two spacious compartments with a smaller zipper compartment in the middle for ample organization.

2. Béis The Cosmetic Case, $57.80 (Orig. $68)

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Everyone’s obsessed with this super chic travel case from Béis. It comes in 11 different colors and allows you to easily organize your products, makeup brushes and other small essentials with a convenient top carry handle. Inside the main compartment, a removable sleeve features a brush holder on one side and a zip pocket on the reverse to keep small items organized.

3. EACHY Checkered Makeup Bag, $29.99

This subtly checkered bag is super sturdy and wildly multifunctional thanks to the different storage compartments. The bag comes with makeup brush storage with a protective flap separating two main compartments.

4. Longchamp Le Pliage Toiletry Case, $74.97 (Orig. $115)

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Every product from the Longchamp Le Pliage line is sheer perfection. Imagine whipping out this baby at the airport. And the bright red shade? Gorgeous.

5. Calpak Clear Cosmetics Case, $95

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CALPAK is known for its top-of-the-line luggage and travel gear — and this popular cosmetics bag is no different. With its dual handles and two spacious compartments, you’ll be able to see all of your products without even opening it! (Pssst, it also comes in a mini size for $75.)

6. Lay-n-Go Cosmo Drawstring Cosmetic & Makeup Bag Organizer, $34.95

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Other than being the most travel makeup bag for lazy packers everywhere, this drawstring pouch flattens out to act as a mat so you can lay out all of your products while doing your makeup. All you need to do after is just pull the drawstring closed and then le mess is gone.

7. The Vintage Cosmetic Company Pink Floral Satin Cosmetic Bag, $14.99

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Yes, it is just a super pretty pouch without all of the bells and whistles. But do all of the bells and whistles matter when something is this pretty?

8. CALPAK Ambeur Vanity Case, $105

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Hi, do you want to be a fancy traveler? Than this hard-shelled toiletry case is the key to your fancy traveling endeavors.

9. Narwey Hanging Toiletry Bag, $9.99 (Orig. $16.99)

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Not only does this hanging toiletry bag feature waterproof material, multiple compartments and long-lasting velcro, but it also has the cutest cactus print we’ve ever seen.

10. Glossier The Beauty Bag, $35

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Glossier has dubbed this toiletry bag as the “ultimate home” for your routine, and we couldn’t agree more. It’s tall enough to fit all of your essentials (peep the measurements on the front of the bag) and comes with enough pockets to keep your goods super organized.

11. CALPAK Terra Hanging Toiletry Bag, $56

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Made with six recycled water bottles, this fun hanging toiletry bag from CALPAK features interior or exterior elastic loops made for toothbrushes, lipstick, razors, and more.

12. Dagne Dover Mila Toiletry Organizer, $70

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This upright toiletries brigade features a mesh zipper pocket, two tall elastic loops, six (!) adjustable compartments and so many more fun extras.

13. Dermstore Collection Large Puffy Zip Pouch, $18

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This satin quilted pouch is the best way to protect any glass packaging while en route. (Full disclosure, I own this and would die for it.)

14. Caboodles On the Go Girl, $22.99

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How could you not fall in love with the OG Caboodle of our youth?! This hardshell neon case will never go out of style. Plus, it has a secret mirror inside.

15. Bosidu Hanging Travel Toiletry Bag, $23.99

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This super roomy toiletry kit’s classic compact shape allows you to easily store it in a suitcase, hang it behind any door or just keep it in the bottom drawer of your bathroom cabinet!

16. Everlane The ReNew Catch-All Case, $35

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Made from 100% recycled polyester, this case from Everlane has five interior drop-in pockets and one exterior zip pocket, which makes it perfect for organizing toiletries (and other small things). Even better? It snaps down for compact travel or rolls back for easy access.

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