Beard and shaving accessories: What can I bring on the plane?


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Air travel can be a real hassle. You need to make sure you have everything you need in your carry-on bag and that you follow the rules of what is and isn't allowed on the plane.

If you're wondering if you can take your shaving accessories with you, we have the answers for you!

In this blog post, we will review what is allowed in carry-on and checked baggage. We'll also give you some tips on how to pack your shaving accessories to avoid the hassle of packing.


Shaving accessories

There's nothing worse than starting your vacation when you arrive at your destination and discovering that your favorite shaving cream has been confiscated by airport security. To save you the trouble, we've compiled a list of what you can and can't take with you when it comes to shaving accessories:
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Electric clippers and shavers

  • ✔️ Allowed in cabin
  • ✔️ Allowed in the hold under certain conditions

When it comes to electric clippers and shavers, there are a few things you need to know in order to travel with them safely.

In the cabin, if your device has lithium batteries with a lithium metal content of 2 g or less or a lithium ion content of 100 Wh or less are allowed.

It's best to keep your electric shaver in your carry-on luggage, but if you must check it in, be sure to wrap the shaver in a soft cloth or towel to further protect it from bumps and scratches.

More info on electric clippers and shavers

Safety and manual razors

  • ✔️ Allowed in cabin without the blade
  • ✔️ Allowed in the hold

Safety razors and manual razors are not allowed in the aircraft cabin and must be carried in the hold.
However, the razor itself is allowed in the cabin! You will only have to part with your refills.

Just be sure to pack your blades separately and send them in the hold.

All the information about sharp objects in airplanes here


Cabbage cutter and shavette

  • ✔️ Allowed in cabin without the blade
  • ✔️ Allowed in the hold

Cabbage cutters and shavers are considered knives and are not allowed in the cabin. If you have any of these items on you, you will need to check them in with your baggage.

While it may be inconvenient to part with your razor for the duration of the flight, it is important to follow the rules to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip for all passengers.

All the information about sharp objects in airplanes here


Spare batteries

  • ✔️ Allowed in the cabin
  • ❌ Rejected in the hold

There are some important safety considerations for your replacement batteries?

The most important thing is that spare batteries are generally not allowed in the hold of an aircraft. They could catch fire, which is a serious safety risk.

More info about external batteries here!
Information from the official website here

Beard scissors by comfy mate


  • ✔️ Allowed in cabin if the blade is less than 6 cm
  • ✔️ Allowed in the hold

You are allowed to take scissors in your hand luggage. As long as the blade is less than 6 cm long! So you can take your scissors with you without fear. It's very practical for last minute alterations. For the hold, you are allowed to bring any type of scissors 

Next time you're getting ready to fly, don't forget to bring your scissors!

All the information about sharp objects in airplanes here


Care and products

  • ✔️ Authorized under certain conditions
  • ✔️ Authorized under certain conditions

When traveling by air, there are some restrictions on what skin care products you can take with you.

All liquids, creams, gels, perfumes and oils must be presented in containers not exceeding 100 ml each.

You are allowed to take in your luggage a maximum of 2 L or 2 kg.
If you wish to bring your products in your hand luggage, the total quantity is limited to 1 L or 1 kg, and each product must not exceed 100 ml.

What kind of care can I take on the plane?

These products must be placed in closed plastic bags to avoid confiscation by airport security.

Be sure to check the regulations before packing your skin care products so that you can travel with peace of mind.

Official source for airborne products

How to pack your bags?

Now that you know what to pack in your carry-on when it comes to shaving accessories, it's time to start packing.

Here are some tips to help you get started:

  • Make sure all your products are in travel size containers. This will save space in your bag and make it easier to pack.
  • Think carefully about the products you really need. You may not need all your usual products when you travel.
  • Organize your items so that they are easy to find and enter when you need them. A good way to do this is to use a toiletry bag or case.
  • Pack all sharp objects, such as razors, in your checked luggage. This will prevent them from accidentally damaging other items in your bag.

By following these simple tips, you can be sure that your shaving accessories will be packed and ready to go when you want them.


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