10 Travel Sized Products To Replace Your Shea Moisture Products!

by Roni

By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the social media frenzy regarding Shea Moisture (If not, read here to get caught up). Black women all over the globe are furious at them and have vowed to stop using their products.

So if you love their stuff but don’t want to use them anymore, what are your options? Don’t worry, your Travel Guru is making it easy for you to find other companies to support! All of these companies are owned by Black women and these 10 companies have just what you need for your hair and skin! And of course, make sure you use my packing cubes to pack all of your products in your carry-on bag! (see video below to find out how dope they are!)


Here are the 10 fabulous companies! 

1. Travel Set by Bask and Bloom 

Bask and Bloom offers Skin Care Essentials Sampler that includes 2oz/1oz sizes that works wonderful as a travel pack. 

Items included:

2 oz Purifying Face Cleanser

2 oz Balancing Toner

2 oz Vibrant Face Cream

2 oz Rose Purifying Mask

1 oz Revive Night Oil



2. Janomi Essential Hair and Scalp Oil

Janomi Essential Hair and Scalp Oil is a multiple-purpose natural hair oil with 4 carrier oils, and 3 potent essential oils that promote growth and soothe itchy scalp. It’s great for maintaining those protective styles we often get while on vacation and it’s small enough to fit in your purse or carry-on.

3. The Beaute Loft 

The Beaute loft makes taking the essentials on-the-go simple. The same all natural, organic and vegan formulas at the simple pricing of $2.50,$5,$10 or $15. You can bring all of your scrubs, facial cleansers, toners and even masks with you in travel friendly BPA containers.


4. Cajosenatural.com

Their luxurious body and hair butters are perfect for travelers because they come in compact sizes that will fit in any small carry-on or purse. No one wants leave their favorite hair or body butter at home because they’re too large to carry on a plane; CaJoSe Natural makes travel sizes so now you don’t have to.



5. Wondercurl.com 

Being on vacation is all about giving our hair that ‘easy, breezy’ look and with Wonder Curl’s sampler kit, we make it ‘easy peezy’. Our 2oz sample sizes ensure you get through the TSA line without issue and with samples of the Get Set Hair Jelly, you will get frizz-free styles for up to one week (unless you’re parasailing). Our moisturizers will keep your hair hydrated after swimming. 

6. Liquid Gold Hair Products 

We’ve all heard of Jamaican Black Castor Oil. Now, Liquid Gold brings to
you the growth promoting benefits of this popular oil in a pomade form. No
matter where your travels may take you, Liquid Gold has got you covered.

7. I am lovleigh

I am an all-natural and moisture sealing hair serum hand made to help you grow longer, healthier hair and restore your natural curl pattern from roots to ends. When you are trying to blow dry, straighten, or even just seal moisture into your hair, I am the one who will protect your hair from everything that makes it vulnerable throughout the day. 



8. So Posh Beauty 

This trio comes with our three 1 oz samples of our best-selling scents: Lavender and Lilac, French Neroli Rose, and Pretty Pink Grapefruit. This collection is made WITHOUT: Synthetic fragrances, synthetic dyes, parabens, petroleum, mineral oil, alcohol, sulfates, phthalates, and artificial preservatives.Made with the ingredient-conscious beauty in mind. 

9.Candles by Elon Wick

ElonWick’s mission on earth is to spread love & candlelight that will Change Your AtmosphereCandles made by Elon Wick are made with pure soy, essential oils and come in travel sizes that can fit in your carry-on bag! It’s a wonderful way to make your hotel room or rental apartment feel like home.  The strongest memory trigger is the sense of smell, and they take pride in creating a product that provides lasting memories. Their handcrafted Soy candles are available in 12oz, 4oz, 2oz, and wax melts.


10. Elbe Trezures

Elbe trezures was established to bring your skin back to life. They believe in treating your skin like the trezure it is. They use natural ingredients to include mango and coconut oil in their products. They feature oil lotions, lip balms, oil balms, and glitter balms just to name a few.



Here are 2 bonus companies for you! 

11. Lovely Creations 

Lovely Creations whipped body butter is filled with all natural ingredients. It’s rubs on smooth, and melts to body temperature. It’s filled with Shea butter, cocoa butter, almond oil and avocado oil.  Available in oatmeal milk and honey, lavender and coconut lime Verbena to name a few! This whipped body butter is guaranteed to become apart of your daily skin regimen. 


12.  Betty Body Butters

The Bedtime Butter features a mix of cocoa butter, lavender and chamomile essentials oils, and a host of other essential oils to help you relax and drift off to sleep. The Nourishing Citrus Hair Butter is a customer inspired moisturizing hair butter that is guaranteed to leave your hair feeling wonderful.


Do you have any companies you would add? If you know of a beauty company that targets hair and skin for Black women, please email me at roni@ronithetravelguru.com. And be sure to sign up for my email list to get the latest updates, specials, and travel tips right to your inbox! 

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Kirstin Fuller April 25, 2017 - 8:03 pm

These are great! I’d like to add Koils by Nature! The Atlanta based company is also a black owned business.

Aptwanea Lucas April 26, 2017 - 3:14 am

Please also check out Pooka Pure and Simple http://www.pookapureandsimple.com/
Black female owned all natural beauty business based in NJ