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1. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

Packing for a RTW trip means that you have to forego all the luxuries you are used to having on a daily basis at home - things like your hair products, straightner/curler, make-up, perfumes, body lotions, exfoliators, conditioners, shampoos, masks, ..the list goes on

Once you get on the road, you probably find that you can actually do without most of these things most of the time, but everyone has days where they just wish they could pamper themselves and get dressed up.

How long can you go before you need a good pampering?

2. Posted by Q' (Travel Guru 1987 posts) 11y

Don't know never found my limit. OTOH, I'm a guy. Normal pampering rules don't apply to us.

One thing I must have though, because of my oily skin, is a good face cleaning in the morning.

3. Posted by evakan (Full Member 188 posts) 11y

Quan, I'm the same way. I need no 'pampering' at all, but when I first wake up in the morning I need to wash my face or I feel gross.

4. Posted by FionaNZ (Respected Member 903 posts) 11y

Come now boy's its the age of the Metrosexual after all;)

5. Posted by cikusang (Respected Member 1361 posts) 11y

and need not wear any underpants if necessary to save it more for the rest of the days...

6. Posted by angela_ (Respected Member 1732 posts) 11y

I was on the road for 2 weeks before I just had to buy some perfume. I was getting sick of the same soap smell all day.

7. Posted by evakan (Full Member 188 posts) 11y

Quoting FionaNZ

Come now boy's its the age of the Metrosexual after all;)

Grrrrr. I hate that word. I will NEVER be a metrosexual . I'd rather be a lumberjack! Rustic.;)

8. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 11y

Good for you, Evan!! Whatever happened to good ol' soap and water as the perfect product??

Sorry Ev - I'm just that old fashioned!

Isa grabs her bar of Ivory soap and leaves the thread...

9. Posted by samsara_ (Travel Guru 5353 posts) 11y

No need to be sorry Isa! Everyone's different. Must make your travelling a helluva lot easier anyway;)

It's usually only a couple of weeks before I need a nice hot bath with loads of bubbles!

10. Posted by meekychunky (Full Member 80 posts) 11y

I dread to think how i'll get on when im travelling ... ive never even been camping lol!!!