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Stay Cool During Commute:
5 Must-Haves in your Bag When It’s Too Hot Outside

April 25, 2024


Taking the same route at the same time every single day can be boring, especially with the weather and temperature these days. Commuting can sometimes feel like a drag and leave you feeling like a sweaty mess—but it doesn’t have to be that way!

Make your everyday travels fun-filled with these must-have items guaranteed to make your journey enjoyable. With a few smart essentials in your bag, you can stay cool, refreshed, and ready to tackle the day!

Here are 5 absolute must-haves all available at SM Store to keep you feeling your best even on the hottest journeys:

Mini Fan to keep you cool

Stay cool and collected, even in the middle of a long line and endless waits for the jeepney, train, or bus! A mini handheld fan gives you a refreshing blast of air whenever you need it. This one from AXCS is small enough to toss in your bag, plus the battery lasts ages, keeping you comfy on the go. Oh, and there are tons of fun colors and designs to choose from as well! Run to the nearest SM Store and pick the perfect design that matches your vibe!

Insulated water tumbler to stay hydrated

Keep refreshed on your daily commute and stay hydrated with a tumbler that’s as reliable as it is stylish! Grab yourself a super cool water bottle from Thermos to keep your drink cold for hours on end. No more lukewarm sips, just pure refreshment whenever you like! These bottles come in a bunch of designs, so you can pick the one that screams “YOU”! 

Order yours now through SM Store Personal Shopper and keep cool and hydrated on your commutes!

Travel kit stocked with essentials for a quick refresh

Bring along your commute a mini travel kit with these must-haves from SM Beauty! Make sure that you keep with you a broad-spectrum sunscreen to protect your skin and oil-blotting sheets to remove that unwanted shine. Oh, and don’t forget to spritz on some cologne like this one from W.Dressroom for that extra dash of confidence!

Don’t forget your umbrella!

Summer’s all about having fun under the sun, but let’s not forget about our skin’s well-being! Too much exposure can bring on those pesky sunburns so make sure that you shield yourself from sun damage with a compact and portable umbrella! Here’s a tip: to make it easy to carry, choose one that folds up small enough to fit easily into your bag. You can choose from a variety of sizes and fun colors when you shop in-store or via SM Store Personal Shopper!

Earbuds to escape the noise

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Waiting in line for your public transportation can sometimes take TOO long.  Make your commute more enjoyable by jamming out to your favorite tunes or listening to a calming podcast to help you relax and de-stress while waiting in line. These earbuds provide a cool escape from the hustle and bustle of your commute.

Bonus Tip: The Perfect Tote

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Add a dash of fun and soak up the sunny vibes with a stylish and functional bag that can hold your essentials. Look for a lightweight material that won’t add extra bulk during your commute. Shop a variety of styles available at SM Store! You’ll surely find the perfect tote that complements your look and keeps you comfortable on your journey.

Now that the temperature is slowly getting warmer and warmer, make sure that you have these five items packed in your bag to stay cool, comfortable, and ready to take on the day’s challenges. Whether you’re heading to school, work or simply running errands, make sure you’re well-prepared with these must-have items conveniently available at the SM Store!  Head over to SM Store for a shopping experience packed with fun finds that’ll make your commute more enjoyable!

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