I Steal Those Little Bottles of Shampoo From Hotels

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    I Don't Even Use the Stuff On My Own Hair!

    I do use it to wash my make-up brushes, though.  I don't really need to steal them any more, though.  My dad has started stealing them for me lol.
    lepamplemousse lepamplemousse
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 13, 2009


    I once got one of them for a christmas present from my Auntie. It was one of those stocking presents really, so I reckon she was running out of ideas or money. Either way it was very nice :) I shall have to start accidently putting them into my bag too if they look nice and I don...
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 2, 2008

    They're So Pretty!

    I never really use them at home; I just like little bottles of stuff, and once in a while if I'm going on a camping trip or sleeping over at someone else's place, I'll dunk a few of those in my bag, and I'm set.  They're so convenient, and they smell nice too.  =D
    EPGrace EPGrace
    18-21, F
    Jun 8, 2008

    It Isnt Stealing

    Of course I take them with me, but it's hardly stealing.  They are paid for with the cost of the room...:) I put them in a little basket in the guest bathroom.  Very handy for overnight guests that might have forgotten something.  
    Lexus Lexus
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Apr 1, 2008


    I love that stuff. We just stayed at a Bed and Breakfast recently and they had the best smelling soap (Tea Olive soap) I have ever smelled in my life. There was a wicker shelving unit in the bathroom in front of a linen closet so I had my boyfriend help me move it. In the...
    ladyloves ladyloves
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2008

    Not Me, Because....

    ....IT ISN'T STEALING! you've paid for them! they come with the price of the room! take them, they're put there for you! i always take them. and if you take them the first day and put them in your suitcase, they'll bring you more. repeat each day :) and they're great to save...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter
    26-30, F
    11 Responses Apr 2, 2008

    I Still Have It

    I always do! when I went to mexico I stole all they gave me...and I still have them!
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal
    18-21, F
    Apr 2, 2008

    Is It Really Stealing?

    With the price of hotels, is the cost of these toiletries not included in the room rate?  I always take the soap, conditioner, lotion, and shampoo away when I leave the hotel.  If I am staying multiple nights I always remove the toiletries each day as I don't like items...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    12 Responses Feb 18, 2009

    Is It Really Stealing?

    Okay, if I pay for the room and they supply the shampoo there, then how could it be stealing? I don't think they would resupply the next guest with used bottles of shampoo! Do you? After my stay, if there is any left then I do take them with me! No sense in wasting...
    depressedmommy depressedmommy
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 6, 2009

    Here's Denial For You...

    It isn't stealing if they are there for your use & there is no charge for them.  I take them home with me, so I have a stop-gap when I run out at home.  It's all about being frugal! The shampoos...the conditioners...the soaps...the sewing kits...the shower caps...
    debmichelle debmichelle
    1 Response May 25, 2008

    Shampoo & Mini Soap

    Many do steal those little bottles of shampoo or their mini bar soap from Hotels or Motels.  I'm not one of those.  If I happen to forget mine, I will use theirs and bring it back home since I have opened it or else, I don't.  I like mine better, there's more lather to my...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    5 Responses May 2, 2011

    They Are Yours

    You paid for them, if you paid for the room. if you don't have a room there and sneaked in, that's another story.When you go to the hospital, everything in your room belongs to you when you leave, except the linen. I think thats the way it is in hotels, too.I get a handful of...
    Jilly111 Jilly111
    46-50, F
    May 23, 2011

    They're So Cute!

    My obsession with the little bottles and soaps started when I was a little kid.  My dad would bring them home to me after going on vacation or business trips.  One year he was doing business in St.  Louis.  He would fly out on monday mornings and fly home on...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Feb 17, 2009

    Ah, the Little Things In Life

     They're so convenient for travel purposes. How could you not take them? I also take the shower caps for my shower cap collection. 
    crushthecure crushthecure
    2 Responses Apr 1, 2008

    Every Hotel...

    I have got shampoo and shower gel from over 20 different hotels all over the world.   A big tip for all the lovers: Hilton Hotels give you huge bottles for free and they smell terrific. I still use their shampoo with lemongrass & kiwi smell... Lovely!
    rocker6346 rocker6346
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 8, 2008

    I'm a Packrat...

    I've always been a packrat, and I still have bottles of shampoo from hotels from when I worked at one a few years back.  I like mini-things; perhaps because I'm a small person.  If I cleaned a room, and they didn't claim the shampoo/conditioner, I'd pocket it.  I...
    ororolebeau ororolebeau
    22-25, F
    Feb 17, 2009
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