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The Most Useful Toiletries to Bring on Vacation

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Nowadays, with [% 2652015 | | space in checked bags %] at a premium and the 3-1-1 rule causing headaches for travelers with [% 2648210 | | carry-on bags %] at [[ Airport Security | airport security ]], it’s more important than ever to streamline your vacation toiletries. If you want to avoid hassles, try the following strategies.

  • Consider an all-in-one product for maximum usage on the road and space-saving flexibility in your baggage. Dr. Bronner’s soaps claims 18-uses-in-one, including body wash, shampoo, and even laundry detergent. Bethesda Sunscreen Soap features a cleanser and sunscreen product in one. Burt’s Bees All-in-One Wash functions as shampoo, body wash, and soap. Check your favorite cosmetics/skin care provider to see if they offer similar products.
  • Take only [% 2635418 | | non-liquid toiletries %], such as Lush’s shampoo bars, to avoid spills (in checked bags) or confiscation by security (for carry-on bags). These affordable alternatives are versatile and durable.
  • Travel empty-handed and use only the basic toiletries provided by your hotel. Many hotel brands now offer upscale toiletries from L’Occitane, Gilchrist & Soames, Neutrogena, and the like. If you find your hotel room offerings aren’t quite enough, many hotels stock [% 2504911 | | extra products for free %], such as shaving cream, toothpaste, etc.

What travel toiletries are your must-haves, and how do you travel with them? Share your strategies by submitting a tip below!

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