Flying exposes you to hours of circulated air which can
cause dehydration, dry skin, and puffiness.
I don’t know about you, but, I would prefer exiting my flight with
beautiful glowing skin, looking well-rested, and ready to take on any new
adventure my trip has in store. Even
though our family vacation to Abu Dhabi is well over a few months away, I thought I’d
share some beauty tips for long flights. Long flight as in 15-hours long like this
Etihad flight we’re about to endure. Keep
reading as I share beauty tips for long flights along with product suggestions.
the need to sanitize everything! For me, it not only sanitizes our hands, but
also the seats, and trays. Plus, before
touching your face, you’re going to want to make sure your hands are clean in
order to prevent breakouts.
without makeup, your best bet is to remove the makeup once your flight has
taken off. Makeup can get ruddy, and can
cause breakouts if left on during a flight or slept in. Plus, you’re going to
want to walk off the plane with a fresh face. That said, you’re going to need a
good cleansing/makeup remover wipe.
hydrating multitasking makeup remover wipe that both condition and soothe the
skin. I also love the CLEANSE by Lauren
Napier wipes (read review). They’re perfect for travel since they’re packaged
individually, and they remove everything!
dirty, so remember to freshen up with a cleansing cloth, and re-apply your
skin, and ensure you’re walking off that plane red carpet ready.
is probably the most important thing you can do for yourself whenever you’re
flying. Flights are just disrespectfully dehydrating. Of course, you can drink
tons of water, or my favorite, coconut water, but, when there’s free alcoholic
beverages offered sometimes drinking water takes the backseat. However, there
are other things you can do to help your skin maintain hydration.
on your skin.
moisture as possible. Sleep-in hydration masks work wonders
clarifies, and brightens the complexion. Great for use while traveling or on
the go, as it seals in nutrients from other skincare products for maximum
and then applying the hydrating mask, it’s now time to seal it all in with a
moisturizer. For long flights, you need something that is rich, and absorbs
(read review). It’s a makeup artist kit essential, and cult favorite because of
its multi-tasking abilities (makeup remover, primer, moisturizer, etc.). It’s
available in travel-friendly packaging.
dehydrated, too. Just because you’re
tens of thousands of feet in the air does not mean you get to neglect them and
people won’t notice. Guess what? There’s beauty people like myself who will. So
be sure to moisturize your lips and apply your favorite hand cream, and cuticle
oil. My personal favorites are Carmex, the
Mineral Fusion Limitless Beauty Cream, and Mavala Cuticle Cream.
and then apply your makeup for a fresh look.
Stay tuned for my post on the best makeup for travel.