Going on holiday or setting off on a new travelling adventure is always super exciting.
Many will spend weeks preparing, stocking up on holiday skincare essentials and beauty basics, but often skincare in the air is completely forgotten about.
You see, in-flight beauty is vital for battling the elements of increased humidity, dehydration and cramped space that you are faced with on a plane.
In order to make sure your plane travel rivals that of a glamorous megastar taking a long-haul flight to LA, we have some top beauty tricks to consider.
Cleanse, tone and moisturise! Prep your skin by removing your make-up and cleansing with a micellar solution and apply a super rich face cream to lock in moisture. We love Garnier’s Moisture Match Ultra-Hydrating Rich Cream followed by a nourishing eye gel to treat your peepers.
If you’d rather wear make-up while flying, consider swapping your trusty foundation for a lighter BB or CC cream which will increase your skin’s hydration whilst adding a dewy glow and concealing imperfections. Don’t forget SPF is essential, and if you are travelling to a sunny destination aim to pack a small portion of suncream in your hand luggage so you can apply some straight away when you touch down in warmer climates.
- Face spray – Botanics 100% Organic Rose Water Toning Spritz is the perfect face mist for flying. Airplanes can be very dehydrating so a refreshing moisturising spray can help to keep your skin supple and will also revive dull make-up.
- Hand wipes – If you’re touching the TV monitor, putting food in your mouth and applying creams to your face, wipes will come in handy for a quick clean and refresh. We recommend easy to pack WetOnes singles and travel wipes.
- Facial mask – More and more women are using their flight time to pop on a facemask and enjoy a mini spa experience in the air. Sheet masks are the easiest for application and are rich in moisture so your skin will feel instantly refreshed and hydrated. Dr Lewinn’s Line Smoothing Complex High Potency Treatment Mask is pricey, but infused with super luxurious ingredients your skin will love.
- Lip balm – Keep your lips luscious by stocking up on a lip balm such as Sephora’s Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment which nourishes, plumps, soothes and repairs dry lips.
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