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6 Ways to be the Camping Queen This Summer

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Chatham chapter.

So you wanna go camping, huh? You’re going to need a few essentials for the most relaxing trip of the summer. And we’ve got you covered.

1. Secret Invisible Solid Deodorant 

Just because you’re out in the wilderness doesn’t mean you have to stink! Secret’s new “Fresh” line keeps you fresh for up to 48 hours. So in case you meet the love of your life on a hike, you don’t have to worry about your first impression. 

2. Simply Summer’s Eve Gentle Foaming Wash and Cleansing Cloths

Speaking of fresh, you probably want to keep your whole body as fresh as possible out there, so why would you skimp on the most important part? Simply Summer’s Eve Gentle Foaming Wash and Cleansing Cloths will keep you fresh and clean just the way you want to be. They’re free of harsh chemicals, gynecologist-tested, hypoallergenic, made with simple ingredients, and will help you maintain a natural Ph balance out there in the wilderness. Just because you can’t shower doesn’t mean you can’t stay clean.

3. White Fur by Jardine Libaire

Best and worst part about camping? No technology. Which means you can finally catch up on your reading list. We suggest taking along White Fur by Jardine Libaire. In this new novel from Penguin Random House, a 1980 star-crossed lovers story unfolds under the bright lights of NYC. This book will having you turning the pages so quickly you’ll lose track of time by the fireside, making it the perfect companion to any vacation.

4. Steripod Toothbrush Protector

The hardest thing to pack is always the toothbrush. Do you put it in a Ziploc bag? Do you have a holder for it? How do you keep it from getting rubbed all over your bag? Steripod Toothbrush Protector will make all those worries a thing of the past. Not only will this keep your toothbrush from getting dirty on the surface, but the tablet inside will also fight the bacteria you can’t see–for up to THREE months! 

5. Essence Cosmetics Eyebrow Designer

Remember what we said about meeting the love of your life on a hike? Well you probably want to make sure your brows are on fleek while you’re at it. But who wants the hassle of an Anastasia Brow Kit when you’re out in the woods and sleeping in a tent? These Essence Cosmetics Eyebrow Designers help you tame your brows just enough to look naturally flawless. Not to mention they’re cruelty-free!

6. Cute Summer Koozies

If there’s one more necessity for fireside chillin’, it’s the perfect coozie for your (hopefully) ice-cold beverage. It’s all about having the right gear that speaks to your style. It’s the little things, ya know?


Indigo Baloch is the HC Chatham Campus Correspondent. She is a junior at Chatham University double majoring in Creative Writing and Journalism and double minoring Graphic Design and an Asian Studies Certificate. Indigo is a writer and Editorial Assistant at Maniac Magazine and occasionally does book reviews for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. She is also the Public Relations Director for The Mr. Roboto Project (a music venue in Pittsburgh) and creates their monthly newsletter. During her freshman and sophomore year, Indigo was the Editor-in-Chief of Chatham's student driven newsprint: Communique. Currently, on campus, Indigo is the Communications Coordinator for Minor Bird (Chatham's literary magazine), the Public Relations Director for Chatham's chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, and a Staff Writer and Columnist for Communique. She has worked as a Fashion Editorial Intern for WHIRL Magazine, and has been a featured reader at Chatham's Undergraduate Reading Series and a featured writer in Minor Bird. She loves art, music, film, theater, writing, and traveling.