With today’s restrictions on flying with liquids, a travel-sized product is expected to be the equivalent of a Swiss Army Knife. This list of the 10 best multitasking travel-sized products will help you get more bang for your buck.
1. Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint Pure-Castile Liquid Travel Soap, $1.99: The cult-brand offers a mini version of one of its most popular scents. As a body wash, its fresh scent and cooling sensation busts jet lag. It can also be used as a shampoo, detergent and shaving balm.
2. St. Ives Fresh Skin Invigorating Apricot Scrub, $4.49: When it comes to glowing skin, this scrub has a lot of fans. It’s also an effective cleanser and acne-fighter.
3. WEN Cleansing Conditioner Travel Packs, $40: This multi-pack of shampoo works hard as a cleanser, conditioner, detangler and deep-conditioner. Bonus: They smell delicious.
4. Psssst! Instant Dry Shampoo Spray, $2.99: No time to suds up? Make greasy strands disappear with this vintage favorite reborn in the form of a travel-sized spray. It’s a great volumizer, too.
5. Pacifica Indian Coconut Nectar Perfume Roll-On, $12: This scent is sure to send you to the tropics, even if your destination is Detroit. It’s a one-stop fragrance that can go from day to night.
6. Aruba Aloe After Sun Lotion, $10: Tame wicked sunburn and hydrate skin at the same time.
7. Smith’s Rosebud Salve, $6: The question is, what doesn’t this beloved product do? Use it as a lip balm, soothe stings and burns, heal irritation and combat dryness.
8. Philosophy Purity Made Simple, $10: As its name suggests, it doesn’t get any simpler than this. It’s a facial wash that cleanses the skin and removes all traces of makeup.
9. Rinse Bath & Body Co. Lavender Skin Stick, $8: Airplane-friendly, this lotion stick can be used on dry spots, and, best of all, acts as calming aromatherapy that won’t overpower fellow passengers.
10. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20, $20.50: Foundation? Check. Moisturizer? Check. Sunblock? Check. All of that in one little tube. Who says traveling has to be stressful?
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
North America offers many scenic and historic train rides. These train rides delight and inspire travelers because it gives them a new way to experience the world. Thousands of people take these trains every year and this type of travel is only gaining more followers. The North American train system is still years behind European and Asian countries, but they get the job done. Taking a train is also a great way to add an extra adventure to a trip or destination. It’s not just going from one place to another but getting to view everything in between as well.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Planning a road trip often involves time dedicated to researching routes, planning stops and figuring out how to pass the time for endless hours on the highway. Thankfully, technology comes to the rescue with a handful of mobile apps that can help in the road trip planning process.