Samantha Brown: SCENTSIBLE Travel expert reveals very strange packing hack when travelling with hand luggage – but people love it

A TRAVEL expert has revealed a strange packing tip that will save space in suitcases and stop you losing expensive items.

When travelling with only hand luggage it’s important to make the most of the limited space available in your bag.

Samantha Brown uses cotton balls to save space on packing perfume

Travel show host Samantha Brown has revealed one method she uses to take perfume away with her, without taking her expensive bottles in her bag.

Samantha’s method also ensures that travellers have exactly the right amount they need for their trip.

Speaking on the Today Show with Hoda and Jenna on NBC, she revealed how she uses cotton balls to transport her scents.

She said: “I love a day scent and I love a night scent. This is how you do it.

“You saturate little cotton balls – individual little cotton balls.”

After filling several cotton balls with her perfume, she puts them in small airtight bags, one for each scent, where they retain both the moisture and the scent.

She then simply dabs herself with one of the balls whenever she wants to use her fragrance.

Samantha said that taking the air out of the small bags she transports them in was very important for keeping the moisture in the cotton.

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