Great Gifts Under $25 for the Traveling Performer!


LUSH Cosmetics has an amazing line of travel friendly products!  They have created wonderful dry versions of the travel staples- which means you don’t have to dig them out of your carry-ons for liquid check at the airport!


L-R: Toothy Tabs!  Ok, we know it sounds weird- it’s solid toothpaste, but it’s divine and so easy to travel with you can even carry it in your purse!  Toothy tabs come in six different flavors from spearmint to coffee.  To use, just bite a few times to break it up and then brush as normal and watch it foam like mad! 4.95/box. Shampoo bars to die for! My favorite is Honey I Washed my Hair- . Perfect for “normal” hair with a light honey smell.  9.95 Finally, lotion bars make moisturizing a breeze.  Packing is easy with the handy travel tin (1.50 extra). One bar will last weeks (careful not to carry in purse- they melt quickly!  Just rub on after the shower and your golden all day!  Pictured above: The Shimmy, Shimmy which has golden glitter for a subtle glow! $7.45

BurlesqueBooksHours of flying in their future?  Grab them some fabulous burlesque reading material, each $12 and under!  The Wild and Wayward Tales of Tammi True, is the biography of the famous burlesque legend with close ties to Jack Ruby and Dallas’ Carousel Club. A fun and easy read!  The Burlesque Handbook by Jo Weldon is an absolute must- the bible of the industry! And our latest “Best Of’ edition is the best of all things DIY- from beauty and costuming, to business, lifestyle, and etiquette – it’s a wonderful burlesque staple if we do say so ourselves! (And we do!)


kind-barsAnd finally, one of the best gifts you could whip up for a traveling performer is a care package of his/her favorite snacks!  When you are short on both money and time, eating healthy is hard!  Make life on the road a little easier by whipping up a gift bag of their favorite nuts, dried fruits, and chocolates- or make it even easier on yourself by grabbing a box of KIND bars.  $20/doz assorted.

Want more travel related articles? Guide to Packing Light, Layman’s Guide to Burlesque Festivals, Guide to Touring Part I, Part II


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