Many of us are dreaming about the so awaited Easter break, and for the last-minute preparation most women usually start going blurry and get anxious about packing! Whether you will spend those few days back home with your family or you have already planned a small escape to some warmer destination; the fear is always that of forgetting the most important things. Packing light is not always easy, so let´s think about what are the most vital items that you should remember to bring for your get-away.
The Check List
Make sure to brig with you one luggage only, otherwise you´ll be in pain carrying around all that weight! Pick it big enough, but it has to be something that is easy to carry. A good idea when starting to pack is to first do a check list of all the things you will need to bring. The internet here can come in handy: packinglistonline.com offers you an easy way to do it. You can insert information regarding your destination, temperature, length and means of travel, activities you´ll likely undertake while there and the site will provide you a useful list of everything you will need. Make sure to bring an extra empty and foldable bag, so that you won´t have to spare on your on-site shopping!
We women, are always chronically undecided on what to wear, therefore we tend to bring a little of everything “just in case”. Be smart: if you are staying away only a few days, prepare already a few outfits that you will need for sure; try to “recycle” the same items to make a different outfit with just a little add (e.g. The same top with two different pair of pants). Most importantly, do not exaggerate with the shoes! And try to wear those that will take out most of the space on your way there (unless super uncomfortable, otherwise you will be coursing the entire way to your destination!).
Same thing as above can work for other clothes too. If your bag is already full, but you are sure you will going to need exactly that jacket, and you think that maybe your beloved cardigan could be useful if nights are chilly… then layer up! Without becoming the cannon girl, just try to wear on your trip all those items that just take unnecessary space from your luggage. Remember still to be comfortable and don’t dress up too much or you will melt all the way!
What about Make-up?
Make-up is always very important: but try to be realistic. Think about where you are headed. If you are planning a weekend under the sun, maybe you won´t need much make-up with you after all. Stick to the basics; only bring those products that make up of your every- occasion-cosmetics and you´ll be perfect and beautiful in every situation. Instead of bringing all your body, face and hand lotions, go for travel kits and smaller sizes. You might also want to consider using a plastic make-up bag, if worried about some pool splashes or if you are going camping.
Go light with the jewellery and, as for clothing, consider wearing the least precious ones while headed to you weekend destination. Bring a statement piece that can match most of your outfits and try to go for something sparkling and light instead of precious stones that unfortunately weight a lot!
Done. Are you able to carry your own luggage without your boyfriend´s help?! If yes, then you are ready to go! Have fun ladies!