When traveling by air, you may be required to go through security checkpoints, such as those operated by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). One aspect of these checkpoints is that all bags and items placed inside them must go through X-ray screening. However, the fact that a toiletry bag is not see-through should not prevent it from going through the TSA as long as the contents of the bag are within the guidelines set by the TSA.
When packing your toiletry bag, it's important to keep in mind that certain items, such as liquids and gels, have restrictions on how much you can take with you. According to TSA, all liquids, gels, creams, and pastes, such as toothpaste, shampoo, and lotion, must be in containers of 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) or less and placed in a clear, quart-sized bag. Also, any items that could be considered weapons, such as scissors or razors, should be in a checked bag and not in a carry-on.
Another thing to keep in mind is that toiletries should be kept in an easy-to-access location in your bag, as TSA agents may need to inspect the contents of your toiletry bag.It's a good idea to have your toiletries bag in the top pocket or in an easily accessible location within your luggage. That way, TSA agents can quickly and easily see what's inside and verify that the item complies with TSA guidelines.
It's also worth noting that some airports or airlines may have different restrictions or guidelines on what can be brought through security, so be sure to check with your airline or the TSA Web site for the most up-to-date information.
Overall, as long as your toiletries bag and its contents comply with TSA guidelines, it should go through security without a problem, see-through or not.
It's also important to note that when in doubt, it's always best to contact the TSA or your airline directly for clarification on what items are allowed and what should be packed in a checked bag.
By following these guidelines and being prepared for the screening process, you can help make your trip through TSA as smooth as possible.