At some point in your travels, you've probably received a finger-wagging from the TSA for not following the 3-1-1 liquid rules to the letter. After all, it's not always easy to find the toiletries you want in TSA-approved sizes.

But what about scrapping liquids in favor of solid toiletries? That’s one less hassle to slow you down in the security line.

Liquid Free Travel: Solid Alternatives to Liquid Travel Toiletries

You might be surprised by just how many liquid toiletries are now available in solids. Below are some of my liquid-free toiletries for travel. I also included some convenient carrying cases to keep your soaps dry and long-lasting.

Ethique Eco-Friendly, Hair Sampler

Get a mix of different hair products from Ethique’s. It’s a great way to discover your favorite and see what works best for you. The bars are all TSA friendly, eco-safe, and also compostable.

Amazon User Review: “Definitely worth the price! Much cheaper than renting a locker.”

Price: Starting at $16 on Amazon

A sampler box of shampoo soap bars

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Green Tea & Coconut Detangling Conditioner Bar

Sometimes you need more than just regular conditioner. This bar doubles as a detangling one as well. It’s perfect for co-washing and comes in eco-friendly packaging. It’s also great for shaving as well.

Amazon User Review: “This is one of the best things I have found on amazon. Normally I would run through a bottle of conditioner in a little over a week, but this bar lasts me months. It is eco-friendly and gets your hair soft and silky like normal conditioner. I will be buying this product over and over again.”

Price: Starting at $16 on Amazon

Calm Green Tea Hair Conditioner Bar

Soap Box Holder, 2-Pack 

Not a new solid, but a great place to keep your solid toiletries. These cases have enough room for about any shampoo/body wash bar that is around the size of a regular soap bar.

Amazon User Review: Very nicely made and designed so no watery soap will leak out.. also has a mesh bag for small soap pieces.. good idea.”

Price: Starting at $9 on Amazon

Clear Plastic Soap Case

Dove Men+Care Body and Face Bar, Extra Fresh

This is one of my all-time favorites. The bar is great for guys who want an all in one solution while traveling or just heading to and from the gym. I will admit though that if you want something a bit fancier, I would recommend getting something specifically for your face.

Amazon User Review: “Very nicely made and designed so no watery soap will leak out.. also has a mesh bag for small soap pieces.. good idea.”

Price: Starting at $6.88 on Amazon

Dove Men+Care Body+Face Bar Extra Fresh

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Solid Bar Shampoo Soap. Grapefruit, Rosemary, and Lavender

Take things to the next level with this bar. It’s great for sensitive scalps due to it being sulfate-free, silicone-free, and paraben-free. The shampoo also has hair restoration vitamins and minerals to help get your hair back in shape.

Amazon User Review: “I have baby-fine and elder-thin hair. It is stick straight but super easy to damage so prone to frizzy dryness at the middle/ends, plus my scalp is oily and sensitive. This shampoo bar is incredible. After one use my hair was smoother with oils actually distributed instead of concentrated on my scalp. After 3 days I was losing noticeably less hair in the shower and my hair stayed looking clean longer.”

Price: Starting at $10 on Amazon

Yellow Bird Shampoo Bar Grapefruit Rosemary Lavender

Cetaphil Deep Cleansing Face & Body Bar for All Skin Types

Get a bar that you’re used to in a bottle with the Cetaphil Deep Cleansing bar. The bar is made for all skin types, so the whole family can use a bar on your trip.

Amazon User Review: Best soap for any kind of skin issues. Very gentle.

Price: Starting at $10 on Amazon


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Squeeze Pod “Girls Weekend" Travel Kit Gift Set for Women

This isn't completely liquid-free but super convenient. The kit has little squeeze pods of everything you’ll need on your trip including body-wash, shaving cream, lotion, and hair products.  There is also a kit for men available too.

Amazon User Review: bought these for myself, mom, and sister! They’re cute sized, and easy to use. I’m not a fan of shampoos and conditioners from hotels because they leave my hair feeling weird, but these were perfect and left my hair and body feeling clean! Also used some on the plane/airport while traveling as a little refresher before going into some meetings for the day!

Price: Starting at $10 on Amazon

Toiletry Pods for Travel

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