Deep clean: 10 best travel toiletries

Whether you’re planning a spring weekend break or a long-haul getaway, make sure you have space-saving smellies in your luggage – they make lovely gifts, too

Weekend breaks, week-long hols or longer getaways all require careful packing. These useful travel-sized toiletry sets mean you can take away your favourites, or sample some new lotions and potions, while keeping within hand-luggage regulations. From Nivea’s good-value Travel Essentials Kit to Molton Brown’s luxurious carry-on pack, there’s something for every budget.

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Verdict: If you’re buying for yourself, the Nivea kit is a comprehensive and good-value option. L’Occitaine’s Petits Pleasures Collection, with the pretty red bag, makes a lovely gift (or indulgent treat). Skin-conscious teens will love Liz Earle’s Try-Me-Kit and it means they can sample the products before making a bigger investment. Finally, the Ragdale Hall set is ideal for making that stark hotel bathroom feel more like a spa.

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1. Korres Party Survival Kit, £19

2. 3 More Inches Travel Pack, £24.50

3. Trilogy Rosehip Collection, £20.50

4. Arran Aromatics Island Spa ‘Long Weekender’, £15

5. Liz Earle Young Skin Try-Me-Kit, £23

6. Ragdale Hall Mini Travel Gift Set, £12.50

7. Heathcote & Ivory Men’s Weekend Travel Essentials, £8

8. L’Occitane Petits Pleasures Collection, £30

9. Nivea For Men Travel Essentials Kit, £6.65

10. Molton Brown Unisex Carry-on Travel Essential, £40