By Eva Whalen
It’s summertime and the living is easy… especially when you pack these items for the road, whether that road leads to a deluxe overseas spa or camping/glamping at the Grand Canyon:
Farmaesthetics Bug Bite Balm, straight from an organic farm in Rhode Island, helps with the itching and pain of inevitable bug bites, and is a green formulation of peppermint essential oil, witch hazel, and camphor encased in a roller-ball applicator. Clean your skin, apply to cool and heal the area, and your swelling will abate. Perfectly sized for purse, pocket, or luggage. Support American farms with this hypo-allergenic, dermatologist tested formulation that smells lovely, too. Visit Farmaesthetics.com to find this trifecta of herbal goodness.
Toss lightweight bags of healthy SeaSnax in your purse and luggage for on-plane, in-airport, and at-your-destination deliciousness. Rife with nutrients (vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, calcium), these organic roasted seaweed snacks are vegan, gluten-free, MSG-free, filling, and only 30 calories. They come in a variety of scrumptious flavors, including lime, onion, chipotle, BBQ, wasabi, raw, and olive. Enjoy them by the sheet or as bags of crispy Chomperz, which are chip-like snacks. Visit http://www.seasnax.com to read more, and order them by the case!
If you prefer cookies (sweet vs. salty), Munk Pack Protein Cookies are another healthy, on-the-go option. With 18 grams of plant protein per cookie, these non-GMO, vegan treats have no trans fats, soy, sugar alcohols, dairy, or eggs and leave you feeling sated for your long flight or airport wait. Available in four tasty flavors: Coconut White Chocolate Macadamia, Double Dark Chocolate, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, and Oatmeal Raisin Spice. Stock up on them at Amazon.com.
Luster Power White Deep Stain Eraser is perfect for creating your dazzling summer vacay or destination wedding selfies. It’s also enamel safe, developed by dentists, and is the perfect two-in-one whitening and cleaning duo. Find it at your favorite drugstore or at LusterPremiumWhite.com. Toss it in your luggage for a smile that outshines the sun.