Best Beauty Skincare Tips for Your Next Flight

Flying? Keep Your Skin Looking Beautiful With Our Best Beauty Skincare Tips

Some of the best beauty skincare tips just seem to fall into your lap – whether you discover them in a magazine, on a website or a friend calls to share her joy at a new product she has found online. Beauty tips for flying however, are not so easy to find! The problem is that keeping your skin looking luscious and beautiful when you are flying is going to depend on the length of your flight. What might work for a short 7 hour flight, isn’t always going to help for a long haul flight. This is where you need to become creative and base your skincare routine on the length of your flight – and we have the perfect solutions for you!

Best Beauty Skincare Tips for Short Flights – 8 hours or less

For a short flight of 8 hours or less, you need three skincare products – a concealer to give your complexion a smooth finish, a brightening serum to give your skin a healthy, bright glow and a hydrating eye cream to banish any dark circles.


Who doesn’t love SuperGoop! This skincare range is becoming more and more popular and the SuperGoop! CC Cream with Omega 3, Omega 6 and SPF 35 is the perfect start to your short haul flight. It’s ideal for sensitive skin types and this CC cream not only protects your skin from the ravages of UV light when you land, but it also corrects your skin’s tone and evens your complexion. Your skin will look flawless all through the flight and even when you land in the airport! With no nasty chemicals, this is natural skincare at its best!

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Vitamin C Serum

For a quick and easy brightening solution, this Vitamin C Serum by NutraNuva with 20% Vitamin C is packed with antioxidants to brighten your skin and reduce the effects of free radical damage. For a quick and easy brightening solution, this Vitamin C Serum by NutraNuva with 20% Vitamin C is packed with antioxidants to brighten your skin and reduce the effects of free radical damage. 

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Add in Hyaluronic Acid and you have a brightening serum that also gives your skin a super boost of hydration – that’s so necessary in the drying air of the plane. It’s best to start using this serum a few weeks before your flight, so that you can build up the hydration in your skin and get a head start on that healthy glow you want when you step off the plane.

Baebody Eye Gel

The Baebody Eye Gel is not only a fabulous anti-aging formulae that firms the delicate area around your eyes, but it also reduces fine lines, puffiness and dark circles. With Hyaluronic Acid for a super boost of hydration, Matrixyl 3000 to stimulate collagen and elastin in your skin, and Plant Stem Cells to help cellular regeneration, the skin around your eyes will look firmer, brighter and nicely hydrated. No more puffiness and dark circles at the end of your flight! 

Baebody Eye Cream

Best Beauty Skincare Tips for Medium Length Flights – 8 to 12 hours

For longer flights, your main enemy is going to be a lack of moisture due to the dry air-conditioning in the plane. The way to combat this problem is to drink lots of water during the flight and slather yourself in fabulous moisturizing skincare products.

Conditioning Lip Creams

The DHC Conditioning Lip Cream is the ideal solution for dry, chapped lips due to a long flight. It’s easy enough to slip into your cabin bag and take on board with you and its vitamin E, aloe vera, olive oil and softening botanicals make sure that your lips are smooth, soft and lush at the end of your flight. Every time you feel your lips becoming dry, simply lather them with the DHC Conditioning Lip Cream and your lips will be soft and dewy when you land.

Hydro Boost Face Gel

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Face Gel is the perfect solution for longer haul flights that tend to dry your skin, due to so many hours in the air. This lightweight gel formulae contains Hyaluronic Acid and is designed to deliver vital hydration deep down into your cells where it is most needed. Quickly absorbing into your skin with no greasy or oily residue, the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Face Gel instantly quenches your skin giving your complexion a smooth and healthy glow.

est Beauty Skincare Tips - Neutrogena Hydro Boost Face Gel

Emergency Restorative Gel

Dragons Blood! This innovative and potent formula repairs and restores your skin – instantly tightening, sculpting and plumping your skin. As an alternative to Botox, this genius skincare product just about transforms your tired and flight worn complexion! Containing botanical extracts from the northern part of Australia that stimulate the growth of fibroblasts, your skin is protected against the ravages of environmental stressors that are prevalent on longer flights.

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Best Beauty Skincare Tips for Long Flights – Longer than 12 hours

Long haul flights bring their own type of pain, not least is how tired you feel, even if you do close your eyes for a few hours. A lack of quality sleep quickly shows on your face, so on these longer flights you need to banish any telltale signs of fatigue with a deep moisturizer, followed up with a refreshing spritz just before you land.

Night Time Recovery

This fabulous and luscious Night Recovery Cream by OLAY is designed to provide intense hydration and regenerate your skin’s surface cells while you sleep. This is perfect for long haul flights where you can sleep for a few hours and help your skin to recover from the drying effects of the air-conditioning on the plane. Penetrating 10 surface layers deep, your skin receives a super boost of hydration, and the texture and tone of your skin is optimized. Why not step off the plane looking ravishing?

Best Beauty Skincare Tips - Olay Regenerist Night Recovery Cream


Super FIne Mist Spray

Everyone loves a refreshing mist spray when they need a buzz and the Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist is the ideal solution for tired, fatigued and dry skin that needs a little pizzazz to come alive. Chocked full of antioxidants and potent botanicals, such as marshmallow, this mist helps to lock in much needed moisture during your long flight. Skin tone is smooth, your skin is super hydrated and your complexion looks refreshed and dewy.

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