While long haul flights can be a delight for some (yes, Miranda Kerr we’re looking at you!); most of us find them more of a dread. Any mode of transport can wreak havoc on your skin, but flying tends to be the biggest culprit of them all.
Smooth, supple skin soon becomes dry, cracked and dehydrated skin an hour after take off – not a great look for your holiday snaps. Never fear, these in-flight beauty essentials will ensure that you arrive at your next destination looking positively radiant!
Whether you decide to brave the airport bare-faced or waltz in with a full mug of makeup; you need to cleanse your face no matter what. Cleansing wipes are perfect for flying – especially if you’re wedged in your seat slash can’t get up. Simply wipe away any makeup, dirt and impurities on your face, and wallah, hello you fresh-faced beauty!
After you’ve removed your makeup and cleansed your face, apply a spritz of facial spray to your face. This will soothe your skin, ward off any irritants or itchiness and add an extra hint of hydration to dry skin.
While you may board your flight feeling fabulous, more often than not, you depart feeling the total opposite. Not only are you squinty-eyed and tired, your skin feels tight and uncomfortable. This is due to low levels of humidity in the pressurised cabin. The solution? Hydration! Slather on a great moisturiser and follow up with your go-to under-eye cream.
Protect your precious pout and keep chapped lips at bay with a good lip balm. You have to be liberal with the reapply, so opt for something that absorbs quickly, doesn’t smell like plastic and feels sensational on. A good lip balm will create a nice protective layer on your lips, and keep them nourished throughout your journey.