Many of you will be probably going on an amazing adventure this summer, flying to another continent, travelling with your friends or working in a different country. This post will be useful for those of you who will go on a long haul flight or for those who want to have a little spa time during your flight.
Step 1 Haircare
Let your hair down and put 5 drops of Aveda Dry Remedy on your hands and then run your hands through the hair massaging the product in. The Aveda oil is perfect for long haul flights as it consists of essential oils so it has also aromatherapy which will ensure you are relaxed and enjoy your flight. Tie your hair up so that it does not bother you during the spa routine.
Step 2 Remove Make-Up
Remove your make- up with cleansing wipes or Bioderma. I chose the Yes To Cucumber wipes as they are easy to use and they are good for normal and sensitive skin so probably most of you will be able to use them. Also they are 95% natural so should not cause any irritation, plus the packaging is very handy as you can easily open it and close it without the wipes drying up.
Step 2 Refresh Your Skin
After I remove my make-up I like to spray my face with the L'Occitane Essential Water to refresh my skin and prepare it for the face mask. You can spray it directly on your face and neck and then pat try with your hands or spray it on a cotton pad and then apply it on your face.
Step 4 Face Mask
How many times have you left the plane and felt like your skin is dry, looks disgusting and needs a facial? If I travel even for 3 hours I get this feeling so this part of the routine is crucial as it moisturises the skin, creates a protective layer between your skin and the airplane air which as you know is not always fresh and great for skin. The face mask I chose is a clear, moisturising mask from Lancome, so that it is not an embarrassment to keep it on :) This mask is infused with Botanical Extracts and it is intensely hydrating, leaving the skin looking plump and healthy.
I learnt this from Lisa Eldridge who applies a thin layer of the mask first and massages it in, and if your skin is dehydrated the mask will sink in. Then you would apply another layer so that the mask is continuously working on your skin.
If you went partying the night before, look tired or just want to diminish your eye bags, I would recommend using the Clinique All About Eyes Cream. Apply it around the eyes to get rid of any puffiness, dark circles or lines. You can reapply during the flight.
Step 6 Hand Care
Obviously you need to moisturise your hands. I suggest taking a small hand cream, I got one from L'Occitane with a gift set, and as you all know almond is my favourite scent and it is also firming so perfect for dry, tired looking skin.
Step 7 Lips
Remember to keep your lips moisturised during the flight <3 Use any moisturising lip balm or vaseline.
Step 8 Repeat
If the flight is very long reapply the mask, lip balm, hand cream and the hair cream so that you get the most out of your flight and leave the plane looking like a celebrity *-*
Step 9 Sleep + Relax
If it is a long flight you should also enjoy yourself, relax and sleep so that when you land you look fresh and rested. Watch a movie you wanted to watch for a while, listen to music or read a magazine. This is your time to enjoy yourself and relax, you don't need to do anything...
Step 10 Cleanse + Moisturise
When you are close to landing, start removing the products from your face. The best product to use would be something like Clarins One Step Cleanser or Bioderma. Soak a cotton pad with it, and then remove the mask from your face. You can spray your face with L'Occitane Essential Water and remove it with a cotton pad as well. Follow up with a sample size moisturiser which will act as a perfect base for your make-up.
Step 11 Make-up
Reapply your make-up before landing so that you feel good, I would go for a natural look as your skin will look stunning so powder foundation, concealer and mascara will look perfect on your skin.
Step 12 Landing
You look perfect, your skin looks fresh and plumped up! You look rested, glamorous and definitely ready for holiday, adventure or work. Be careful of all the attention though ;)
1. Don't be afraid to do your beauty routine on a plane
2. Use every opportunity to take care of your skin
3. Always look 10 years younger *-*
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