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10 travel essentials you need for your next trip

Remembering to pack everything for a trip can be pretty stressful, especially if you don't have a list prepared. We *all* know that feeling of getting to your destination and realizing you've forgotten to pack something. Don't worry, whether you're traveling local or worldwide, we've got you covered so you won't make the same mistake twice. 

1. Sleep masks

Sleep masks are amazing for travel, especially if you're trying to catch some zzz's during the daytime. This sleep mask from Target is the best for blocking out sunlight. It's also made from 100% silk which is great for giving your eyes a comfy surface to rest on. 

2. Neck pillow 

Nothing's worse than nodding off on a trip and waking up with a stiff neck. Ouch! Next time, don't forget your neck pillow. This one from Amazon is made from memory foam and has an adjustable cord for you to secure it any way you want. It also comes with a complimentary sleep mask and ear plugs.

3. Vitamins

It's important to stay healthy while traveling, especially if you're going to be around a lot of people. Getting sick right before—or on—your trip would be a total bummer! These Olly gummy vitamins will give your body the boost it needs. You will def feel the difference.

4. Sunscreen

Sunscreen is a must on every vacation. Even if it's cloudy outside, the sun's UV rays can still affect you. This Neutrogena sunscreen is dry-touch, which means it dries matte and won't leave you oily. It's perf for everyday use.

5. Socks

Cozy socks are a great way to keep your feet warm. Whether traveling by plane or car, the AC can leave your feet freezing! These fuzzy socks from SHEIN are sure to keep your feet toasty the whole ride. 

6. Lip balm

Having moisturized lips is very important. Chapped lips are pretty painful—we've all been there. This lip balm by Supergoop slides on smoothly and has SPF to protect your lips from the sun's rays.

7. Face masks

Although masks aren't required for certain places anymore, it's still important to keep some handy. These pink disposable masks from Amazon are cute, comfy and allow enough breathing room.

8. Earbuds

One of the best ways to keep yourself busy on a long trip is to listen to music. These headphones are perf for producing high-quality tunes. 

9. Sunglasses

Sunglasses are important because they not only protect your eyes from the sun, but they also level up your outfit. These pink Amazon sunglasses are great for making any outfit of yours stand out. 

10. Portable charger

Just in case there's no outlet for you to plug your phone in, a portable charger is your best option. You won't have to worry about your phone running out of battery anytime soon thanks to this helpful gadget. 

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by Nadia Payne | 7/24/2022
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