What to pack camping essentials . . . every year I go back to this list I have saved on my computer so that we don’t forget silly things like garbage bags or matches!! (it’s happened) When it comes to packing up our personal care items though my list has improved over the last couple of years, Tiber River is making it easier on me then ever! So read on here to find out my must have Tiber goods to take to the lake (or just out to the bush!) when we’re camping! We leave in 2 days to meet my brother & his wife and their family for a week up at Duck Mountains. The Duck’s is a beautiful park under an hour drive away with sandy beaches and perfect camping spots!
What to pack; well there’s hair to wash, body’s to clean, bugs to keep away, sun burns & scrapes to heal up. Yes, Tiber River has us covered in all these areas!
Camping Essentials – Tiber River Naturals Edition!
So a lot of times I just take one of our bottles and we all share it when we shower up. This year, I’m taking something else – I’m taking our Bar None solid shampoo bar! I had originally had thought that this was more for people with short hair (yup, I was a little naive!). This little bar is making waves here, it’s so easy to use, lathers up like a dream and smell’s amazing!! Made with NONE of the harsh chemicals found in other shampoo products. It’s also vegan friendly! Best shampoo for camping, Bar None!
Okay, so I probably will not be washing my hair every day up there at the lake so I’m also packing my Dust-A-Do. It’s has literally changed my view on dry shampoo’s! I used to not like them – I hated the build up and feel that they often left in my hair, or the chalky white residue. I am really loving this fab little bottle, made with white clay & peppermint not only does it seriously do it’s job, it smells good too!! Dust a little on, I massage with my fingers and watch as my limp locks go from oily to fresh & light again! Here at our house we’ve used it on my girls (little blondies!) and I’ve used it on my colored darkened hair – no white streaks here!! (vegan friendly & gluten free!)
I am all for minimal packing – I never used to be, but I value my time so less is more, right?! Thankfully I have pretty good skin, I’m going to forgo my usual routine and just pack my hubby’s facial cleanser which we can both use – Smooth Operator Cleanser. Made with juices of aloe and apple, a special blend of essential oils – it’s prefect. I’ll pack my Olive Me Moisturizer, it’s nice and light and perfect for under my sunscreen.
Green Tea Tonic – this is my favorite product by far. This powerful antioxidant is perfect for after being out in the sun & works amazingly well as a toner for all skin types, working wonders for acne!! I’ll use it as a toner after I wash my face and it’ll be in my beach bag for a refreshing spritz during the day! (Bonus – all July orders over $75 get a 120ml Green Tea Tonic free, valued at $18!!) You guys all definitely need this for camping! One more, and that’ll be it for my facial routine – You Can’t Crack Me Up! This little lip balm keeps my lips hydrated, with nourishing ingredients like manitoba hemp seed oil, avocado oil and lanolin, my lips are protected!
I usually pack a shower shake to take with up to to the lake – a small 60ml is more then enough to last all 4 of us for the week. This year I’m switching it up and am going to take our famous Zucchini Lemon Peel Soap!! Why? Well, first off with fresh invigorating lemon made right into this little bar smells absolutely amazing! Zucchini’s have ingredients in them that can help protect your skin by preventing absorption of environmental toxins (perfect when I’m going to be outside 24/7!). Like all our bar soaps, this one is made with extra nourishing oils that do not clog your pores, just leaving you with serious moisturized skin (vegan & gluten friendly). All this, added to the effect that mosquito’s are supposed to hate all things citrus – sign me up! This little baby, definitely coming camping with us!
With the sun shining down (fingers crossed!) and the hiking that we plan on doing we want to make sure that there is a good deodorant packed! I depend on Tiber River’s deodorant to keep me fresh all day. Made without aluminum or parabens (which has been linked to breast cancer & alzheimer’s). It’s made with baking soda to keep the stink away and extra nourishing shea butter to moisturize. Scoop out a bit, rub it on and it’s good all day (well actually till I wash it off!) My fave scent is the Bittersweet, a fresh mix of lime and vanilla, my daughter is 11 and loves the Lavender Vanilla! (vegan friendly & gluten free)
Whole Family Care
We always have a station set up where we can wash hands quick right at the campsite too. Now, the only thing I have to figure out is which scent of the Foaming Hand Soap is coming with us? These soaps are made with coconut oils that gently cleanse, keeping hands moisturized never drying them out, but def tough enough to tackle stubborn dirt! Hmmm, maybe one of our fresh summer scents, Maui Wowie or Summer Squeeze! (bundled together this July to save you money!!)
Summertime Spray is a seasonal Tiber River must! It’s made with a blend of over 28 diff essential oils to make all your time camping more enjoyable! We spray head to toe, yup even the kids faces! Safe for kids 6 months and up & even pets! Our rescue spray is also a must. Sunburns happen (even mild ones), bug sneak in under the radar and bites happen, the kids fall and gets scraped up (well, lets be honest, I’ve scraped my knee’s pretty good climbing up the boat ladder, adult mishaps happen at the late nights by the fire . . . ) we all need Save Me Gel! This magic bottle is always a top seller, saving us from any kind of itching from bug bites, chicken pox, poison ivy, allergies, hives . . .as well as healing cuts and scrapes and any kind of burns. Comes in a gel or a spray!
That raps up my must have Tiber River Naturals camping must have’s!! I’m definitely feeling excited and bit more ready to go! Shop my faves & be prepared for camping & the lake this year!