Maybe we’ve all got it wrong. Maybe our vacations shouldn’t be about relaxing and seeing new things and spending special bonding time with loved ones. Maybe our vacations should be about something else entirely: winning. If you’re going by the Charlie Sheen playbook, your every day should be filled with “wins,” which means your vacation days should, too. After all, despite his recent firing, he’s someone who “win[s] so radically in [his] underwear before [his] first cup of coffee, it’s scary.” Well, you can do that too, with one of these winning escapes.
OK, so I’m fine with packing fewer clothes, making pieces do double-duty, etc. How in the world do I pare down my toiletries? For a short trip, I can skip my shampoo/conditioner, maybe even body lotion. But what about sunscreen, day lotion, night lotion, hair products, etc. I’ve managed to downsize before, but I’ve had to do without certain things I like and usually come home with fried hair and rebellious skin. Any tips, please?
I’ve been hopping on and off of planes on a regular basis for years, and guess what? I still haven’t mastered this one yet! I, too, have products galore and struggle when I’m forced to choose which ones I must leave behind when I travel. Over the years, I’ve managed to develop a few toiletry strategies that I follow…all works in progress. Here they are:
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