Daily commute to and from work can be uncomfortable for everyone. With the crowded streets and trains, plus the addition of heat and pollution, the start and end of your day can feel like a hassle. Especially when you realize that you don’t feel as fresh and clean as when you woke up. Whether you have a meeting first thing in the morning or a dinner after work, I’m sure you ladies would want to make sure you look and feel fresh. Luckily there are some essentials you can pack in your bag to help you achieve that. From fashion to beauty products, here are the products you can cop.
Whether you’re walking to work or taking public transportation, you are going to want to stay cool during your commute. Beat the heat and stay fresh by bringing a fan with you. When you feel like you’re about to sweat, bust this out and get fanning. Available on Zalora PH.
A face mist is also a handbag essential. Not only with this keep you cool but you’ll feel refreshed and moisturized. This spray from First Aid Beauty will also help protect your skin from environmental aggressors. You can also spritz this on to keep your makeup in place. Available on Sephora PH.
A few minutes under the sun and surrounded by heat will cause your scalp to get extra oily. It’s natural but will definitely ruin your perfect hairdo. Lift up your locks with a few sprays of dry shampoo. This one will soak up grease while adding volume and texture to your hair. Available on Beauty MNL.
Stay fresh and protect yourself from the sun and rain with an umbrella. Pack a foldable one in your bag so you can keep your hands free. Pick one that comes in your favorite color or design. You can even have it match your outfit. Available at Glorietta 3.
If you’re worried of smelling like pollution or sweating through your clothes, here’s a solution. Pack an extra shirt. You can opt to change when you get to the office or just keep it in your bag for emergencies. This blue blouse from Uniqlo will match any outfit you throw on so this is a safe option. Available at Uptown Mall.
Smelling nice and clean is one way to stay fresh throughout the day. Keep a travel size bottle of perfume in your bag so you can re-apply when needed. This scent is described as “The essence of autumn. The sensuous freshness of just-ripe pears is wrapped in a bouquet of white freesias.” Available at SM Megamall.
Art by Yayie Motos