4 Beauty Essentials to Pack in your Carry-on Bag

It’s that time of year when we all start to think about packing for our summer holidays.  Everyone knows long plane journeys can wreak havoc on your skin and leave your face looking tired and dull. Keep your skin fresh and beautiful with these travel beauty must-haves. Bring them in your carry-on and go straight from the plane to your summer adventure.

1.      Hydration SprayMAC fix plus

Hydration Sprays are the BEST product to bring with you on the plane. Not only do they refresh your skin with a light fragrance, but they also keep it hydrated in the dry cabin environment. I always use MAC’s Fix Plus as it is infused with green tea, chamomile and cucumber to gently soothe and refresh the skin. Another added bonus is they are flight friendly at 30ml.

2.     Travel Sized MascaraMAC Zoom Lash Mascara

I like to take MAC’s Zoomfast Black Lash Mascara on flights as it is only 4g and so is airport friendly but also has a creamy black formula which also conditions your lashes with zero smudging. What more can a girl ask for but to add instant volume and glamour to her lashes for that wide-awake effect, especially at the end of a long flight?

3.     Hand Cream/ MoisturiserNip and Fab moisturiser

Hand cream and moisturiser are a necessity on flights, especially medium to long haul. Cabin air is especially drying to your skin and as such I like to stay feeling moisturised throughout the flight. I like to use Nip + Fab Soften Kale Fix Moisturiser, as it soften & comforts dry skin which comes in a handy 30ml size and packs a moisture punch to any dry areas including your face, hands and body.

4.    Lip BalmNIVEA-Soothe-Protect

I love to use Nivea’s Soothe & Protect Lip Balm as not only does it help to prevent dryness and chapped lips with a combination of ingredients of panthenol, bisabolol, and vitamin E, but it also contains SPF 15 so that I can use this handy little balm on the flight to keep my lips hydrated, but also on the beach, by the pool and in the evening; and the balm is only 4.8g so well within flight regulations.

I hope that these four products help you enjoy your flight and look refreshed at the end.

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