18 Essential Items For A Luxurious Camping Experience
It feels like every summer goes by faster and faster. It’s nearly impossible to get through all your *potential* weekend plans by the time it’s August. If you haven’t gotten out of the city yet, now is finally your chance to get outside and explore the wilderness. We’ve already provided you with our top picks for glamping and camping, as well as camping on a budget. Now, we’ve got you covered with all the essentials you need for a high-end camping experience:
1. Agave Lip Balm by Bite Beauty
2. Hydrating SPF 30 Protection by Consonant Skincare
The Perfect Sunscreen is unlike other 100% natural sunscreens as it is a smooth, non-greasy formula that leaves no white residue and is also completely waterproof. Keep your skin protected at all times while you’re swimming, tanning, canoeing or kayaking.
3. Baking Soda Cleansing Micellar Water by Bioré
4. Natural Glow® Instant Sun by Jergens
This Sunless Tanning Mousse works with individual skin tones to mimic the colour results you would get from the natural sun, with no orange hues! The airy mousse allows for flawless, even application that dries in just 60 seconds and continues to develop over four hours. Find it available in Light Bronze and Deep Bronze to keep your tan game going strong or get a glamorous glow.
Price: $13.99/180 mL
5. Air Dry Waves Styling Foam by JOHN FRIEDA
The newest product innovation from John Frieda is the Frizz Ease Dream Curls Air Dry Waves Styling Foam. This lightweight, non-sticky foam enhances waves for tousled styles as hair air dries. The perfect product when you need your hair to look fab but can’t use your blow dryer.
6. Dry Shampoo By OGX
The OGX dry shampoos are perfect for glamping and keep hair fresh even without a shower. The OGX Refresh & Restore + Coconut Miracle Oil Dry Shampoo is a great option to revive strands while absorbing oil. This dry shampoo will keep hair looking fresh and give it some extra volume while in the woods.
7. Velvet Scrunchies by Kitsch
Make that pony look adorable with these 90’s styled scrunchies that are comfortable to wear all day and evening.
8. On The Spot Kit by The Laundress
A travel-sized fabric care kit that comes with four liquid stain removal packs and stain removal bar soap, as well as spray-on solutions that remove wrinkles, eliminate static, and deodorize clothing. Vinyl pack included.
9. Cashmere Eye Mask by White + Warren
This fancy eye mask is made from knit cashmere and lined in silk crepe for the perfect night sleep wherever you are.
10. Women’s Sugar Zeffers by AllBirds
The well-known footwear brand launched their own pair of flip-flops and they’re engineered with SweetFoam™ which makes them extremely light. The sole is derived from renewable sugarcane and is the world’s first carbon-negative EVA, a component that is one of the most widely used in the footwear industry.
11. Novel Weekender by Herschel Supply Co.
The ideal duffel for a weekend away and features plenty of storage including a convenient shoe pocket. It can squeeze perfectly into any space and is a great bag to bring for any short getaway.
12. Outside Inside Backpack Bocce By MEC
This bocce set is lightweight and compact enough to slip into your backpack or luggage and obviously a great addition to a camping or cottage weekend.
13. Go Clean Laundry Bag by Flight 001
A convenient laundry bag in resilient nylon to keep all your clothes organized. One load of laundry will fit into the drawstring bag, which folds into a small zip pouch after use.
14. Kanken Backpack by Fjallraven
A sturdy backpack is always key for a camping adventure – It’s easy to hold during hikes and keeps everything nicely protected.
15. GSI Mini Espresso Set (1 Cup) By MEC
Minimal effort espresso gives you maximum incentive to crawl out of the tent for hot coffee on chilly mornings.
16. Camp Chef Artisan Outdoor Pizza Oven by MEC
Make restaurant-style pizza with this outdoor camping-style oven with a ceramic stone base. It’s the ultimate luxury item you need to make the most delicious meals.
17. Homestead Twin 40/4 By The North Face
The ultimate in base camp comfort, this 40-degree synthetic insulated bag is sized to match a standard twin mattress. The best part is you can zip two together and create a king-size bag!
18. Homestead Shelter by The North Face
…because what is camping without the tent?! Create the best camp base with this sturdy, weather-resistant social hub.
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What are other luxury camping essentials we missed from this list? Let us know in the comments!
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