Don't be embarrassed about that tub of soothing balm in your bag. Everyone gets headaches and muscle pains once in a while, and unlike your friends who refuse to give in to their inner tita, at least you won't have to bear the pain until you get home. And if you're almost out of your go-to pain relief pick, check out these conveniently-packaged alternatives that'll also do the trick:
1. Tiger Balm Warm Plaster
This can give all the known perks of Tiger Balm in a handy plaster form so you can put it on whenever and not worry about getting oil all over your clothes.
TRY: Tiger Balm Warm Plaster, P68, Watsons
2. Katinko Stick
Instead of dipping your fingers into a tub of Katinko, whip out this retractable mentholated stick from your bag instead and rub away!
TRY: Katinko Stick, P42, Watsons
3. Efficascent Oil Relaxing Oil
Peppermint and eucalyptus oil can help soothe those work-induced headaches, and this product has both packaged in an easy-to-use roll-on bottle. Apply some on your temples for instant relief!
TRY: Efficascent Oil Eucalyptus Peppermint Oil Roll-on, P49.75 for 3ml, Watsons
4. Human Nature Cooling Leg & Body Cream
Relax those sore legs and shoulders with this all-natural moisturizing body cream with cooling and refreshing essential oils.
TRY: Human Nature Cooling Leg & Body Cream, P375, humanheartnature.com
5. Neal's Yard Remedies Base Massage Oil + Aromatherapy Blend
Massage oils are amazing for working out the kinks in your muscles at the end of the day. To create a scent that feels the most relaxing for you, try this fragrance-free oil base and add a few drops of your favorite essential oil to personalize it. Decant it into a smaller bottle for on the go!