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Traveling with curly hair always means packing certain products and hair accessories with you. Today I’d like to share what I have packed for a 10 days trip. I always try to limit myself to a certain number of products and accessories, because I don’t want them to make up for half of my luggage :-). If you are only traveling for a few days, read my traveling diary, in which I have described what I would pack for a city trip.
What products to pack:
Ok, so let’s talk products first: There are some products you can’t miss on any trip! I always bring the following products:
- 1 shampoo
- 1 conditioner
- 1 styler
However, I did pack a little more…. I brought along 2 different types of conditioner: the Kinky Curly Knot Today to detangle my curls and the MopTop leave-it-in conditioner to revive my curls on second days.
Hair accessories you will need:
When traveling I like to have the possibility to pull back my curls whenever I feel like it! This is why I usually bring different hair ties (always bring more than one, because hair ties can break!). I also packed a donut to be able to pull my curls into a nice looking bun (this also is a great hairstyle to go out in the evening). And be sure to bring enough bobby pins (they certainly have a tendency of disappearing).
What else to bring along:
If you also like to blow-dry your hair, I recommend packing your dryer (of course with the diffuser). I know this uses up quite some space in a suitcase, however I think it’s totally worth it. Despite the fact that many hotels provide a complementary dryer, it usually comes without a diffuser.
Another thing that I have previously forgotten to bring along is an old t-shirt or a towel that was specifically designed to plop my curls with. And you really don’t want to use a terry towel to dry your curls..
And that’s it! Enjoy your holidays 🙂