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2013 Rough Draft Packing List!

Toiletry Bag
Transfer anything that are full size into travel containers
Put any Liquids in a plastic bag before you pack them in case they leak
  •  Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Hair styling products (I don't use all of these, just a suggestion)
    • Frizz Ease Serum
    • Hair Spray
    •  Mousse
    •  Gel
    •  Dry Shampoo or Baby Powder
    • Leave-in Conditioner
    • Texturizing Spray
    •  Shampoo
    •  Conditioner
  •  Body Lotion
  •  Sunscreen
  •  Aloe
  • Perfume
  •  Skincare products
    •  Facial Sunscreen
    • Oil Blotting Sheets
    • Makeup Remover Wipes
    •  Moisturizer
    •  Spot Treatment
    •  Facial Cleanser
    •  Facial Scrub
  • Eyes (if you have contacts)
    • Contacts Case 
    • Solution
    • Extra Contacts
    •  Backup Glasses
  • Safety pins
  • Band-aids
  • Q-Tips
  •  Shower Gel
  •  Body Scrub
  •  Bath Pouf
  •  Razor
  •  Shaving Gel or Baby Oil

Put any Liquids in a plastic bag before you pack them in case they leak
Products that I recommend are listed in parenthesis 
  • ELF Zit Zapper
  • Primer (Rimmel Fix & Perfect)
  • Makeup Setting Spray
  • Foundation (Covergirl Nature Luxe)
  • Tinted Moisturizer or BB Cream (Covergirl Tinted Moisturizer)
  • Concealer (Covergirl Liquid Concealer, Mark by Avon Concealer Stick, Hard Candy Glamafloge Concealer)
  • Eyelid Primer (ELF)
  • Powder (Rimmel Stay Matte, Covergirl Clean, Physicians Formula Organic Wear, ELF SPF 15)
  • Blush (ELF Blush, Covergirl Cheekers Blush)
  • Bronzer (NYC)
  • Eyeshadow (ELF Eyeshadow Book it has all of the colors you could need and it is very compact)
  • Eye Liner (Whatever you pick, try a waterproof formula)
  • Mascara (Maybelline Colossal Lashes Waterproof, Covergirl, Hard Candy Gold Glitter)
  • Lips
    • Lipgloss (Bath and Body Works)
    • Lipstick (Baby Lips, Bert's Bees)
    • Lipstain (Covergirl)
    • Chapstick (EOS, Baby Lips, Bert's Bees)
  • Tools
    • Brushes
      • Bronzer Brush
      • Foundation Brush
      • Blush Brush
      • Kabuki Brush
      • Eyeshadow Brushes
      • Eyebrow/Eyelash Brush
      • Eyeliner Brush
    • Eye Lash Curler
    • Tweezers
    • Oil Absorbing Sheets (ELF, Clean and Clear)
    • Eyeliner Sharpener 
  • Nail Files
  • Nail Polish Remover Pads
  • Nail Clips
  • Colored Nail Polish
  • Clear Nail Polish

  •  Bras and Panties
  •  Socks
  •  PJs
  • Baseball Cap or Floppy Hat (to protect your head from the sun)
  •  Shoes
    •  Tennis Shoes or Sparries
    • Flip-flops
    •  Sandals
    •  Heels
  •  Bathing-suits
  • Board Shorts
  •  Cover-up
  • T-Shirts
  • Tank-Tops
  • Cardigans
  • Camis
  • Jeans
  • Shorts
  • Capris
  • Dresses
  •  A Jacket
  • Hip Belts
  • Waist Belts
  • Bible and devotional books (always a necessity)
  • Purse
  • Beach Bag
  • Beach Mat
  •  Chargers

Jewelry and Hairbows
  • Hairbows
    • Elastics
    • Headbands
    • Claws
    • Clips and Bows
    • Bobby Pins
  • Jewelry
    • Earrings
    • Bracelets
    •  Anklets
    • Necklaces
    • Rings

Bag for the Car/Carry On/Purse
  •  Extra SD card
  • Extra batteries
  •  Book Light
  • Earbuds
  • DVD’s
  •  Pencils/Pens
  • Notebook
  •  Books
  • Magazines
  •  Pillow
  •  Blanket
  • Sunglasses
  • Travel Makeup Bag
  • Travel Hairbrush
  • Period Bag
  •  Cell phone
  •  Wallet
    • Money
    • I.D.
  •  Digital camera
  • Kindle 
  •  Chewing Gum

Travel Makeup Bag
This is the bag I keep with me in my purse or backpack at all times
Products that I recommend are listed in parenthesis 
  •  Powder (Rimmel Stay Matte)
  •  Kabuki Brush
  • White Eyeliner
  •  Concealer Pencil
  • Mascara
  •  Eyelash Curler
  • Lips
    • Lipgloss (Bath and Body Works)
    • Chapstick (EOS, Bert's Bees, Baby Lips)
    • Lipstick (Bert's Bees, Baby Lips)
  • Mirror
  •  Oil Absorbing Sheets
  •  Bobby Pins
  •  Hairbows
  •  Extra Contact (If you wear them)
  •  Nail File

Beach Bag
  •  Beach Towels
  •  Beach Toys (Yes I still play with beach toys, I refuse to grow up ;)
    • Buckets
    • Shovels
    • Molds
    • Sifters
    • Frisbees
    • Football
    •  Goggles
    •  Rafts
    •  Boogie Board
    •  Pool Noodles
    •  Tennis Rackets
    •  Tennis Balls
  •  Sunscreen
  •  Chapstick (with SPF)
  •  Hairbows, Headbands, and Bobby Pins
  •  Phone
  •  Camera
  •  Book/Magazines
  •  I-pod
  •  Earbuds
  •  Cash


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