The Ultimate Gift Guide For the Commuters in Your Life
There's nothing better than indulging in a bit of far-flung travel, except for maybe the anticipation that comes with packing your bags for the next trip. Seasoned adventurers know that a well-stocked suitcase and carry-on can make or break how smoothly your day of travel can go. This also goes for those day-to-day commuters — we're talking those folks who jump on the subway, train, bus, or car to get to work every day (however begrudgingly). Forget some essential items and you might arrive at your destination feeling frazzled. But if you're prepped with plenty of products that you can easily take in a carry-on or a makeup bag stashed in your tote, you'll be golden wherever you're going.
If your friends and loved ones are in this commuter camp, it might be wise to gift them a few travel must-haves this holiday season. Keep scrolling for the ultimate gift guide for all the wanna-be — and wistful work-from-office — travelers on your gifting list this year.
An all-purpose cream that works for both your chapped hands and dry complexion, this formula is rich with soothing cica to minimize irritation wherever your next trip takes you.
Did you know that flying means your risk of sun damage is higher since you're at an increased elevation? And what about all the sun that filters through your car window on your commute? Make reapplication easy for travel with this handy mist (which also smells like a relaxing day at the beach).
Eliminate those achy legs while flying for your next work event by swapping out your foot gear with a pair of compression socks. Increase your leg circulation and reduce swelling all in the time it takes you to reach your destination.
Parched skin is fairly par for the course when you're traveling, so help keep your loved ones refreshed and hydrated throughout their adventures with this cult-favorite spray, now in a mini version.
Hand sanitizer received an understandable rebrand over the last few years, and this slim design is ideal for tucking into pockets and bags. Try the three pack so your giftee can find their new favorite scent.
Nail clippers might seem obvious for your travel kit, but there is nothing worse than developing a hangnail when you're away from home. Keep these handy nail nippers in your dopp kit to stop split nails and skin before they become painful.
Instead of buying a million and one travel-sized hair products, buy your friends and family this refillable container for all their shampoo, conditioner, and styling products.
These lightweight headphones have a collapsible design and premiere audio control to drown out your fellow cranky travelers.
Ilia Multi-Stick ($36)
When you've reached the end of a long work day and you're heading straight to date night, chances are your complexion is completely devoid of color. Make touch ups for lips and cheeks easy with this nourishing multi-purpose stick and bring a little life back to your giftee's face.
Is there anyone who isn't stressed out by squeezing into a crowded subway, getting shortchanged with the middle seat on a flight, or sitting in a traffic jam? Utilize this calming essential oil blend on your pulse points for a boost of zen on the go.
Just because you can't take your entire fragrance collection on the road doesn't mean you should sacrifice smelling good.
Monograms are everywhere right now and your loved ones most definitely deserve an upgraded beauty bag to take on their next trip (or just to the office). Personalize this two-part canvas case for your closest traveler pals and all their beauty essentials.