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It’s leakproof, durable, reusable, and will last for many trips to come.
I have been traveling for more than two decades and have gone through several iterations of finding the best toiletry bag. Whether it is for a weekend getaway or a few weeks on the road, somehow what works for one type of trip rarely works for another, and most of the time, I would just find myself reaching for a simple Ziploc bag in my kitchen to pack what I needed — that is, until I discovered this handy packing hack using an unexpected kitchen item: the Stasher Silicone Reusable Storage Container.
Not only is it an eco-friendlier alternative to classic Ziploc bags with its reusable design, but the Stasher Silicone Container makes the perfect dopp kit or toiletry bag alternative because of its leakproof, air-tight construction. Plus, it’s incredibly durable as it is made with pure platinum silicone, which is BPA- and plastic-free; I have had mine for many years, and it still looks brand new.
To buy: amazon.com, $14 (originally $18)
Another added bonus of traveling with the Stasher Silicone Container is that it’s available in multiple sizes and colors, which is ideal for organizing your toiletries for different bags and trips.
I use the mini size, which measures 7.8 inches by 5.8 inches, to pack a few quick essentials like lip balm, deodorant, and moisturizer in my gym bag. The 8.5-inch by 7-inch mid-sized version, on the other hand, I reserve for weekend trips. And, I’ve found that the mega size, which has a 9.5-inch by 8.3-inch frame, is best for longer adventures when I need to