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First Aid and Hygiene

The best first aid and hygiene, reviewed and curated by the Trailspace community. The latest review was added on November 28, 2023. Stores' prices and availability are updated daily.

user rating: 5 of 5 (7)
TheTentLab Deuce of Spades #2 Camp Shovel/Trowel
$15 - $19
user rating: 5 of 5 (4)
Sawyer Permethrin Insect Repellent Treatment for Clothing, Gear, and Tents Insect Repellent
$10 - $21
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (4)
Adventure Medical Kits Ultralight & Watertight .7 First Aid Kit
$33
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (2)
Sawyer Picaridin Insect Repellent Insect Repellent
$3 - $13
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Adventure Medical Kits Mountain Series Hiker Medical Kit First Aid Kit
$30
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Adventure Medical Kits Mountain Series Day Tripper Lite Medical Kit First Aid Kit
$18
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
BodyGlide Anti-Chafe Personal Hygiene
$6 - $11
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (5)
Thermacell Backpacker Mosquito Repeller Insect Repellent
$18 - $39
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
pStyle Urination Device
$12
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Sea to Summit Mosquito Head Net Bug Net
$13 - $16
user rating: 5 of 5 (3)
Coghlan's Backpackers Trowel Camp Shovel/Trowel
$3
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Dr. Bronner Tea Tree Liquid Soap Soap/Cleanser
$13
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
BodyGlide Foot Glide Personal Hygiene
$6 - $9
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (2)
BSN Medical Leukotape P
$7
user rating: 4 of 5 (6)
Repel Lemon Eucalyptus Insect Repellent Insect Repellent
$7 - $8
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (3)
Bag Balm Original Skin Moisturizer
$22
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Cleanwaste Go Anywhere Toilet Kit Wag Bag Waste Bag
$3 - $304
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Sea to Summit Wilderness Wash Soap/Cleanser
$2 - $9
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Vargo Dig Dig Tool Camp Shovel/Trowel
$25
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
RinseKit Pro 3.5 Gallon Portable Shower Shower
$325
user rating: 4 of 5 (3)
Sea to Summit Pocket Shower Shower
$37 - $39
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Repel Permanone Insect Repellent
$7
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
Tick Key The Tick Key First Aid Supply
$10
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
SAM Medical SAM Splint First Aid Supply
$17
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
QuikClot Sport First Aid Supply
$19 - $29
user rating: 3 of 5 (2)
Incrediwear Knee Sleeve First Aid Supply
$40
user rating: 4 of 5 (3)
U-Dig-It Pro Folding Shovel Camp Shovel/Trowel
$20
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Dr. Bronner Liquid Soap Soap/Cleanser
$3 - $21
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (4)
GoGirl Female Urination Device Urination Device
$15
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Badger Active Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Clear Zinc Sunscreen
$15
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Restop 2: Disposable Solid & Liquid Waste Bags Waste Bag
$51 - $393
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
PackTowl UltraLite Towel
$15 - $51
user rating: 4 of 5 (1)
Coghlan's Biodegradable Camp Soap Soap/Cleanser
$6
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (5)
Biffy Bag Waste Bag
$10
user rating: 4 of 5 (2)
PackTowl Personal Towel
$6 - $7,759
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (1)
Repel 100 Pump Spray Insect Repellent
$7 - $9
user rating: 3.5 of 5 (5)
Sea to Summit iPood Alloy Pocket Trowel Camp Shovel/Trowel
$15 - $29
Tinkle Belle The Tinkle Belle Urination Device
$28
user rating: 2 of 5 (3)
Sea to Summit Pocket Shampoo with Conditioner Soap/Cleanser
$4
user rating: 3 of 5 (2)
Sawyer Extractor Pump Kit First Aid Supply
$17 - $18
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Kula Cloth Urination Device
$20 - $22
user rating: 4.5 of 5 (1)
TheTentLab Deuce of Spades #1 Camp Shovel/Trowel
$19 MSRP
user rating: 5 of 5 (2)
Sawyer Stay-Put Sunscreen SPF 30 Sun Protection
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Whiz Freedom Feminine Funnel Urination Device
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Jason Aloe Vera 98% Moisturizing Gel
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
Dr. Bronner Eucalyptus Organic Bar Soap Soap/Cleanser
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
DZ Laboratories dznuts Pro
$24 MSRP
user rating: 5 of 5 (1)
TheTentLab Deuce of Spades #3 Camp Shovel/Trowel
$23 MSRP

Recent First Aid/Hygiene Product Reviews

rated 5 of 5 stars
Kula Cloth

  So collectible    REI's page has a lot of enthusiastic reviews of this item, but I have not seen any on Trailspace. As a woman who has backpacked, day hiked and just plain escaped down any available trail for 50+ years,  this is a must-have. For anyone with less than ultra-marathon-capable internal plumbing, there's always been the problem of carrying enough TP for the hike and then taking it out in a somewhat sanitary manner.  This solves that problem very well.  I should mention that is… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
TheTentLab Deuce of Spades #1

Pages could be written about an ultralight backpacking trowel...I believe the Official Moto is "They help you doo-doo the right thing." But enough has already been said about TheTentLab's Deuce #2 and #3, so I'm here to finish the Trilogy with my few inputs on this wonderfully functional and compact tool: It helps me dig tiny holes in the backcountry and has been a reliable companion for a long time. Mostly I just forget it's there...until I desperately need it. First off, I wanted to use this opportunity… Full review

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Sawyer Picaridin Insect Repellent

Best for moderate bugs.   Picaridin Insect Repellent Skeets on the tent fly at High Emigrant Lake Growing up in the western Cascades of the Pacific Northwest I'm well acquainted with mosquitoes. In the Sierras they burn out quicker, but not as quick as I'd anticipated for a 10-day mid-July scamper that went above 9,000 ft for 3 days. They were insufferable in the high 8's at dusk; but above that so persistently thick it was at times literally hard to breathe without choking on them. They were so… Full review

rated 1 of 5 stars
Sea to Summit Pocket Shampoo with Conditioner

Need too many leaves to wash hair. I bought this product to use on a hike to save weight. I tried it out at home. I have short hair so first tried two leaves to wash my hair. I put to leaves in my hand got them a little wet and tried to wash my hair. There was no foam and I didn't feel like it was doing anything. Next time I used 4 leaves also no suds. I would not recommend it. Better take regular soap or a bar.  Full review

rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Tinkle Belle The Tinkle Belle

The Tinkle Belle is a urinary device that allows women to pee on the go. In just a few moves, you can set yourself up to pee standing up with a product like this one. MSRP: $27.50 Have you ever been stuck in a dirty restroom, and you didn’t want to squat near the toilet to tinkle? Do you ever wish that you could pee in the backcountry as easily as men? There’s nothing worse than having to slip your harness off to pee. But you don’t have to anymore.  The Tinkle Belle The Tinkle Belle is a… Full review

rated 4 of 5 stars
Coleman Camp and Sport Towel

Coleman does it again with a quick drying lightweight camp towel. One of many campers' and hikers' problems is carrying extra weight and packing room so bringing your bathroom towel is out of the question. This Quick-Dry Polyester fabric dries extremely fast and is so thin you can use it opened up as a liner for your backpack so that in essence it takes up no extra room in your pack. And talk about being super absorbent. I am not a small guy but this towel dries my whole body in no time. I even… Full review

rated 5 of 5 stars
RinseKit Pro 3.5 Gallon Portable Shower

The RinseKit PRO is a 3.5 gallon battery-pressurized portable shower that offers superior pressurization, capacity, and portability compared to other portable showers. It's perfect for showering at the campsite, portable hand washing, portable dishwashing, and much more. I bought a RinseKit PRO portable shower for bathing on the campsite. After I brought it camping with me, I realized it had many more uses than I initially anticipated. Its 3.5--gallon capacity meant that I had a lot of water left… Full review

rated 0.5 of 5 stars
Perfect Fitness Cooling Towel

I too have had a raised red painful itchy rash wherever this towel touched my neck or chest for two weeks after a 30-minute walk. Took a few hours to develop after use, so you cannot feel it happening until it is too late. Do not let this touch your skin. Full review

rated 3 of 5 stars
Repel Lemon Eucalyptus Insect Repellent

We have to use this at work as Deet isn't allowed due to wearing rubber gloves. They say there's a chance the rubber could be compromised. This stuff works ok. I still get eat up from time to time. The biggest drawback that hasn't been mentioned is that the stuff STINKS! The smell is just strong. There's still no replacement for Deet that I've found. Full review

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