Every man needs a dopp kit in his life. These quintessential toiletry kits became popular in World War II, when every soldier was issued a Dopp kit as part of his standard gear.
The basic design hasn’t changed since they were first invented (why mess with perfection?), but they are now manufactured in a variety of materials, including vinyl and nylon.
But what exactly should you pack in your Dopp kit? with this handy list, you won’t forget any must-have items
Dopp Kits: The 14 Essentials
Although every man has different requirements when travelling, here are a few standard items that should be included in most guy’s travel bag:
- Travel bottle of shampoo
- Small bar of soap or bottle of body wash
- Shaving supplies: razor, brush and cream or electric razor
- Small bottle of Advil or Tylenol
- Nail clippers
- Toothbrush and toothpaste
- Dental floss
- After shave lotion or cologne
- Contact supplies (don’t forget an extra pair of contact lenses)
That’s the basic list of what toiletries most men need for travelling. Depending on your needs, here are a few additional items you might consider packing:
- Hand sanitizer
- Lip Balm
- Gold Bond powder
- Lint Brush
- $20 Bill
- $1 in change
- Safety pins
- Bug spray
- Shout wipes
- Styptic pencil
- Sewing kit
Whew That’s quite the list.hopefully you won’t need all these things Just take a look and choose the most important items.
Tip: When packing liquids, it’s a great idea to keep them in a ziplock bag. That way, if the lid comes ajar it won’t make huge mess inside your suitcase.