Our Biggest Giveaway Yet: 25 Prizes, 25 Winners!

HPL Giveaway- Grand Prize

OH MY GOODNESS. I have been biting my tongue for several weeks now trying not to spill the beans.

We’re throwing our biggest giveaway yet, and you’re invited to enter for a chance at 1 of 25 prizes!

In case you think your eyes are playing tricks, let me make it clear: We’re giving away 25 prizes! In-sane!

The Theme Behind Our Giveaway

We understand there are dozens of pain points that come along with packing your best. For some women, it’s shoes. For others, it’s beauty products. But one area that we all seem to struggle with is those darn liquids, am I right?

As part of a previous Her Packing List survey, nearly 80% of travelers have had some sort of toiletry item spill or leak while in transit. Nearly 80%! That’s 4 out of 5 people that have opened up their luggage while on the road to discover anything from a half-empty bottle of shampoo in the toiletries bag all the way to an entire spilled bottle of perfume on all their clothing. That’s what we call a major pain point, one made only more dramatic with the carry-on liquid restrictions imposed since 9/11.

Since we’re all about helping you to pack smarter, we decided to create this giveaway around helping you resolve this pain point. Without further adieu, here’s the list of awesome prizes!

The Prizes

5 HPL Ditty Bags

HPL ditty bag

Ok, so this doesn’t help with the liquid issue, but they’re pretty cool, right?! These ditty bags have been produced by the folks at ChicoBag and feature a drawstring closure and the HPL logo on front. They’re great for storing shoes, dirty clothes, your undergarments, and anything else you might need to keep organized when you’re traveling. Size: 12.5″w x 16″h

5 HPL Solid Sunscreen Face Sticks

HPL solid sunscreen stick

This jumbo tube of solid sunscreen features SPF 30 protection and is made specifically for the face, nose, ears and lips. These are perfect for days when you’re touring around but are constantly in the sun (whether it’s hot or not!). Size: 0.56 oz

5 HPL Solid Shampoo Bars (3-Packs)

HPL solid shampoo bars, 3-pack

These travel sized solid shampoo bars have been hand-crafted by an Australian artisan soap maker just for Her Packing List. I’ve been using these bars since the beginning of the year and LOVE them; my scalp loves them even more. While there is definitely an adjustment period to using shampoo bars (especially ones that are free of SLS), we’re excited to offer this option to those travelers who are serious about dropping liquids from their list! Each bar: 25g. I get around 15-20 washes per bar.

Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil, Certified Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, soda lye, water, castor oil, jojoba oil, cocoa butter, Certified Organic Shea Nut Butter, peppermint essential oil, marshmallow extract.

5 “Parisian” Solid Perfume Sticks by Aroamas

Parisian solid perfume stick by Aroamas

By far the most popular of our collection, the Parisian solid perfume is simply sweet, warm and pretty- the perfect accompaniment for just about any girl on any trip. Aroamas are produced using slim lip tubes so they are even more convenient to female travelers who can pop it in their purses, pockets or bags.

3 Solid Wanderlust Packs by Aroamas

Solid Wanderlust Pack by Aroamas

This Aroamas 3-pack features One Way Ticket, Journey and Dream solid perfume sticks. All 3 of them together will have you covered for several months of travel perfume needs. Aroamas are produced using slim lip tubes so they are even more convenient to female travelers who can pop it in their purses, pockets or bags.

1 Knotty Turkish Towel

HPL Giveaway - Knotty towel

Because towels and toiletries go together like peas in a pod. We’ve recently fallen in love with Turkish towels, thanks to Knotty. Check out our review if you’d like to know why these towels are perfect for travel. One winner will get a free towel from Knotty!

1 Grand Prize Pack

HPL Giveaway- Grand Prize

Ooh, yeah! We have 1 grand prize winner that gets the whole shebang! This pack includes: 1 HPL Ditty Bag, a 3-Pack of HPL Solid Shampoo Bars, 1 Solid Sunscreen Stick, 1 Solid Wanderlust Pack, 1 Parisian Aroamas, 1 Knotty Turkish towel, and it’s all packed up in a quart-sized ChicoBag travel pouch. The travel pouch features a clear front and is perfect for taking your toiletries in your carry-on.

Like I said earlier in this post, it’s in-sane! We’re giving away goodies to 25 HPL readers!

How to Enter

To enter you simply need to go through the options in the rafflecopter widget below. Entry options include:

  • 5 POINTS: Join the HPL Mailing List. Or confirm you are already subscribed. New subscribers will need to check for follow-up confirmation email. By joining our list, you will be introduced to our best content, stories and favorite gear over the coming weeks.
  • 3 POINTS: Pin an Image on Pinterest.
  • 1 POINT: Follow us on Pinterest.
  • 1 POINT: Tweet about the contest.

That’s all it takes! Choose one or all four. Good luck!

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The Fine Print

Duration: We will be accepting entries to our giveaway up until August 17, 2015 at 11:59 PM EST.

Winners: Will be drawn and notified by email within 48 hours of contest ending. Winners must respond to our notification email by the end of August or else prize will be forfeited. Drawing will occur through rafflecopter widget.

Eligibility: Participation is open to HPL readers worldwide, 13 years or older. The method for which the entrant entered must still be live and active at time the winners are drawn (ie – winner must still be following on Pinterest if that is the method for which she entered/was selected).

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Written by Brooke

I run the show at Her Packing List and love packing ultralight. In fact, I once traveled for 3 entire weeks with just the contents of a well-packed 12L handbag. When I'm not obsessing over luggage weight, I'm producing episodes of The UnPacking List or just snuggling with my pet rabbit, Sherlock Bunz.

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Gear We Use


Packing Cubes – Organize your luggage with the lightweight, durable and compressible Eagle Creek Pack-It Specter Compression Cubes.

Backpacks + Daypacks

Pacsafe – Since they come with extra theft-resisting features, Pacsafe bags make you a more confident traveler. We especially love this bag.

Sea to Summit – Of all the Sea to Summit products, our most recommended is the fits-in-your-palm, super packable Ultra-Sil Daypack.

Personal Care

Nalgene Toiletry Bottles – These leak-free toiletry bottles and tubs come in all sizes – even super tiny, helping minimalists pack it all without bulk.

Turkish Towels – They’re thinner than most travel towels, and they actually cover your body! We can’t get enough of Turkish towels for travel.


Speakeasy Supply Co. – They make the awesome hidden pocket infinity scarves that are perfect for stashing secret cash, lip balms, and passports.

Anatomie – Anatomie travel pants come with luxury prices, but they offer many benefits for travelers. See our review of the famous Skyler pants.

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Booking.com – Search for hotels, hostels, and apartments using this one resource. Use it for flights, car rentals, and airport taxis as well.

Hostelworld – For hostels, Hostelworld remains our number one source for booking stays. Choose from straight up hostels, budget hotels and bed and breakfasts.

Trusted Housesitters – Save money on travel accommodation by becoming a housesitter. Housesitters often have extra duties, like caring for pets and gardens.

Reader Interactions


  1. Jill says

    Aw, shucks! I missed the contest! I just discovered your page and it’s awesome! I’ve read so many entries! I’m going to Aus for a year in a couple months and there’s a lot of great info on here! Hope there’s a new contest soon!

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