7 Travel-Friendly Products That Are Perfect for Your Dance Bag

March 16, 2020

When you spend more time at the studio than your actual house, making sure you have everything you need throughout the day can be tough. Obviously, shoes and endless amounts of toe tape get first priority, but what else should you be sure to keep in your bag? From dance emergency must-haves to on-the-go beauty essentials, these are the items we’re adding to our dance bag, stat.

via Body Wrappers

Body Wrappers Pointe Shoe Ribbon Kit

Whether you need to make a quick adjustment to your ribbons during class or you find yourself with downtime between rehearsals to catch up on sewing shoes, this kit has everything you need: 2 1/2 yards of stretch ribbon, 20 inches of elastic, 2 needles, a spool of extra strong thread, safety pins and a stitch ripper in one small tin.

discountdance.com, $10.96

via Secret

Secret Freshie Deodorant On-The-Go

The hottest days of summer intensives are upon us, which means we could all use a little refresh after class. New from Secret, this sphere-shaped deodorant takes up about the same amount of space as your Tiger Balm, and it comes in fun scents like lavender, rose, waterlily and a summery ocean option.

target.com, $4.99

via Bloch Inc.

Bloch Inc. Hair Kit

Where all of our bobby pins and hair ties disappear to will forever be a mystery—which makes Bloch Inc.’s kit essential. Complete with two hair nets, four elastics, and an assortment of 31 pins, it’s available in five shades to match your hair color.

blochworld.com, $10

via St. Ives

St. Ives Detox Matcha Green Tea & Ginger Cleansing Stick

Washing your face after class can get tricky, since cleansers that could leak in your bag are a definite no. That’s where cleansing sticks, like this one from St. Ives, come in. Made with 100 percent natural coconut oil, the solid cleanser means no spills, and the matcha green tea and ginger combo will leave your skin feeling refreshed. Just splash some water on your face before swiping the stick on your skin, and use your hands to work it into a lather like you would with a traditional cleanser.

target.com, $7.99

via Discount Dance Supply

Pillows For Pointes Crushed Rock Rosin

When a slippery situation pops up in the studio or onstage, this tiny tube of rosin will keep you on your toes—and its safety top will ensure you don’t end up with rosin rocks floating in your bag.

discountdance.com, $9.50

via Votre Vue

Votre Vu Lip Balm & Hand Cream Duet

This genius brand combined two things we always seem to be in need of—lip balm and hand cream—in one on-the-go-approved tube. The grapefruit-scented hand cream is paired with either a clear or raspberry-tinted lip balm, and the mirrored flip top makes application a snap.

votrevu.com, $24

via Clinique

CliniqueFIT Post-Workout Face + Body Cleansing Swipes

When you’re running from class to a meet up with friends, use this little pack of cleansing wipes to remove the pore-clogging dirt and oil that builds up when you sweat on your body (and face!).

ulta.com, $14