These 8 Items from Target Will Save Your Winter Travel Plans (And They’re All Under $10)
They’ll fit in your carry-on, too.
Peak snow season is upon us, and whether you’re a world-class shredder or are just heading out for some après action by the fireplace, it’s important to plan properly. While good base layers, down coats, and snow boots are indeed essentials, there are some small purchases that you can make at your local Target that’ll make winter travel even more enjoyable. And the best part is, they’re all under $10. Here are some of my winter travel necessities.
Eucerin Advanced Repair Hand Cream
Elevation and dry mountain air can wreak havoc on the skin, leaving it parched and overly sensitive. I love using this ultra-rich cream on my hands to keep them hydrated. There have even been times where I’ve done a gentle pat on my face if it’s feeling particularly dry, and the cream is so soothing.
DripDrop Electrolyte Powder
Part of the reason folks feel mountain sickness is because of a lack of hydration. DripDrop has B3, B5, B6, and B12 vitamins to promote healthy energy, metabolism, and proper cell function, as well as magnesium, potassium, vitamin C, and zinc for immune support and recovery. Personally, I think it tastes better than Gatorade or Pedialyte, and is easy to tuck into a pocket or backpack, too.
Ear plugs are absolutely one of my travel essentials no matter the season, but when you’re trying to be the first to the chair, it’s even more important you get a great night’s rest. While there are certainly fancier noise-cancelling ear plugs out there, I love the fact that if I inevitably lose one of these, it won’t break the bank.
Conair Grooming Sleep Mask
Let’s be honest, unless you’re in Las Vegas, very few hotel rooms have proper blackout curtains. To really get a great night’s rest (especially if you’re trying to be the first on the slopes), use these super silky sleep masks from Conair. They’re a great dupe for the much pricier Slip silk masks.
Nature Made Magnesium Supplements
Magnesium is not only great for aiding in digestion, but also for helping with muscle recovery. If you’re sore after a day on the slopes, pop one of these before you head to bed to get a little assist on recovery.
Downey Light Fresh Wrinkle Releaser
Being a card-carrying member of the carry-on only club, it can really be difficult to pack bulky jackets, boots, and sweaters for a snow trip. I find that this wrinkle release spray helps keep things looking and smelling fresh if they got a little squished in the suitcase.
Nature’s Truth Lavender Aromatherapy Essential Oil
Travel is always stressful, so toting along lavender oil is just as important as remembering to bring my toothbrush. I like to rub the essential oil on my pulse points and temples before flying, or at night before bed.
CeraVe Sunscreen Stick
Getting sunburned can absolutely ruin a vacation, not to mention all that time one spends on masking and self-care. This portable CeraVe sunscreen stick is small enough to slip into your ski jacket pocket so that you can reapply throughout the day with ease.
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