11 Weird and Viral Gift Ideas for Your Trendy Travel Friends

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Fashion Editor12 December 2017

When it comes to gifting holiday presents to your friends, you want to be on trend, right? According to Amazon, some of these weird gifts have gone viral with millennial shoppers. Others have been curated by our posh friends at Net-a-Porter, which offers luxury beauty brands, perfect for travel. Peruse this list for a nice mix of classy and quirky gift ideas for all of your people.

1. Diptyque Travel Kit

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This Diptyque Travel Kit ($50) comes in a map-printed drawstring bag and includes four beauty essentials. Find TSA-friendly Revitalizing Shower Gel, Smoothing Body Polish, Fresh Lotion, Luxurious Hand Balm.

2. Magnetic Eyelashes

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Hello, you know you need these in your life—and so does your BFF. Magnetic Eyelashes ($14) gives you the glamour with none of the fuss. If you take proper care of these, you can reuse.

3. Loeffler Randal Attache Suede Clutch

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This Loeffler Randal suede clutch ($275) is a splurge, as it’s fresh off the Resort ’18 collection. A handy wristlet makes this the perfect travel companion, and the playful navy and pink ruffled rickrack edges are just too cute.

4. Zoppen Passport Holder With RFID Blocking

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Protect your private information when traveling, as the Rfid blocking shield material in this Zoppen Passport Holder ($11) protects from E-thefts and unauthorized inspections.

5. Lano Travel Kit

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The award-winning moisturizer is only one item of the Lano Travel Kit ($40) that’s worth the splurge. The kit comes in a handy TSA-friendly tin, so you can hydrate while in flight. Find the Everywhere Multi-Cream, 101 Ointment Multipurpose Superbalm, Golden Dry Skin Salve, and a bar of soap to keep you clean along your adventures.

6. Teeth Whitening Charcoal Powder

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Lauded for its purifying properties, charcoal is the 2017 answer to coconut oil. This Tooth Whitener and Detox formula ($20) is selling like hotcakes on Amazon. Now you can rid your teeth of wine, coffee, and cigarette stains the natural way.

7. Essential Oribe Travel Set—Net-a-Porter Exclusive

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A black canvas tote with clear pocket for products makes getting through airport security a breeze. Net-a-Porter offers this Essential Oribe Travel Set exclusively. Find inside some of Oribe’s best loved product like the Balmessence lip balm, Gold Lust Repair & Restore Shampoo and Conditioner, Gold Lust Nourishing Hair Oil, Dry Texturizing Spray and Superfine Hair Spray. This set is a must for holiday hair when you’re traveling.

8. Ice Roller (for puffy face and migraines)

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Travel can wreck havoc on your skin. But it doesn’t have to with this portable ESARORA Ice Roller ($12) to de-puff your eyes, face, and to even treat painful migraines. It’s a must for the millennial who calls the open road home.

9. Tata Harper Winter Wonders Set

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Packed with natural active botanicals, the Tata Harper Winter Wonders Set ($125) contains Nourishing Oil Cleanser, Repairative Moisturizer, Hydrating Floral Essence spritzing spray (excellent for in-flights), Rejuvenating Serum, and Rejuvenating Hand Cream. The art-deco packaging makes it especially pretty for gifting.

10. Everlife Selfie Light and Wide-Angled Lens

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Pix or it didn’t happen, right? Upgrade your selfie game with this Light and Wide-Angled Lens ($25) attachment. Guaranteed to get you all the likes.

11. Balmain Gold-Plated Spa Brush Set

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For the gal who has everything, this gift set by Balmain Paris Hair Couture Spa Brush Set ($250) is an extravagant way of saying you’re worth it. Because this brush will complete any vanity set. And it’s made with boar hair bristles that distribute natural oils from the roots to the tips, for shiny hair. Silk Perfume and Argan Moisturizing Elixir that boost softness come with.

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