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Questions tagged [toiletries]

Items for personal hygiene and appearance, usually consumable.

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How do North Americans use toilet paper? [closed]

I saw a joke on an American late-night show about that Germans fold their toilet paper. I got confused. As a German myself I thought "Wait what? What's wrong with that?" and I assumed North Americans ...
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What happens to the unfinished open soaps in hotel bathrooms?

Inspired by what I (and many others) thought this question would be about: What happens to all the half-used (or more likely 5% used) soaps in hotel bathrooms? You check into a hotel. You open a ...
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Is a stick deodorant a “liquid or gel” for EU airport security?

Does a deodorant like this count as liquid or gel for purposes of boarding a plane with it as hand luggage? I ask about Germany/EU. Background: the case of C. Christine Fair, Georgetown professor ...
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Toiletries allowed in checked baggage for Turkish Airlines?

The website of Turkish Airlines clearly states that liquids like perfumes, deodorants, face wash and other such stuff are prohibited in the cabin baggage. If not cabin, is it allowed in the checked ...
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Where can I buy double-edged razor blades, while traveling in China?

I use a razor that takes with a double-edge blade to shave, as I find cartridge razors to be expensive, irritating and easy to clog, and I am too lazy to take care of a straight razor properly! I ...
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How much hands washing after using the bathroom is common in varous countries? [closed]

In Iran even very young children are learned to wash their hand with liquid soap after using the bathroom and not doing that is highly regarded non-hygienic. In Iran, there is a water tap beside the ...
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Do hotels in general expect that guests will take the toiletries provided with them?

When I have moved the shampoos and soaps from where they are placed in the room in the hotel, even if I clearly have not used it all up the people who clean the room will provide additional supplies. ...
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Why don't many hotels provide toothpaste as part of the toiletries supplies?

Most hotels I have stayed at will provide shampoo, conditioner, soap and body wash (even body balms), yet I don't think I've ever seen hotels provide toothpaste. Is there a particular reason why not?