Travel Tip: Baby oil for easy bathroom trips

May 16, 2016 1:18 pm

Hello, I wanted to share a travel tip when I fly or just go out and about. I purchase the 3 oz. travel size baby oil from Walmart and use it as lubricant for my pouch. I pre-roll the toilet paper sheets so they are ready to use and carry all this in a small zip lock bag. Most places have very thin toilet paper and the rolls are hard to unwind sometimes. This works great for the airplane or restaurants and speeds up the bathroom process. Penguins7

May 28, 2016 11:10 pm

Are you using baby oil at the end of the pouch? To clean the area off? Good idea though. Yes, toilet paper is so very narrow and thin now in public restrooms! It takes forever to clean the end of the pouch!

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May 29, 2016 12:44 am


Good idea.

The only thing I found was that Baby Oil was breaking down the end of the pouch (where you empty) so I switched to Olive Oil. And this seems to work great. Has anyone else found that Baby Oil does this? I should say, I was actually putting a few drops of Baby Oil in the pouch itself.

Cheers to all from New Zealand. Ngaire.

May 29, 2016 6:59 pm

I use baby oil in the pouch and have found no indication that it erodes the end of the pouch. Things slide out a lot easier with the baby oil. It is less expensive than the odor lubricant.

Oct 07, 2016 12:34 pm

You can buy the small 3 oz bottles of baby oil that you can take on an airplane. It is very inexpensive compared to deodorant/lubricants they sell. Stay well!

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