5 Packing Essentials for Your First Vacation Together

Ready to take the next big step in your relationship and plan a vacation together? Kind of nerve-racking, kind of exciting, it's an occasion worth some preparation. Throw these packing essentials in your bag for a smooth trip that looks gorgeous.

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For: The Plane
Dry shampooDry shampoo
Guys and girls should both freshen up locks post-flight with this pocket-sized dry shampoo. No one will want to run fingers through matted or greasy-looking hair.
$8.99; metrobeauty.com

For: The Beach
Lip balm
This honeysuckle lip balm provides the perfect kiss of color and sun protection for any one looking to get some action in the sand.
$32; fresh.com

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For: The Pool

Is there anything quite as sensual as a lover rubbing sunscreen all over your body? With a formula designed for wet skin, this pick is that much sexier.
$11.49; walgreens.com

For: The Shower
Shampoo set
If you're planning on suds'ing up together during the trip, make sure to pick out some high-quality products. We guarantee there's not a girl out there who wouldn't be impressed by a hot dude who knows how to pick shampoo.
$15-26; kerastase-usa.com

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For: Cocktail Hour
Salt spray
Don't rely on the natural saltwater to get sexy waves. A good spray on clean hair will get you ready for lots of sensual hair-tossing.
$18.95; tigihaircare.com

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