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Saturday, 10 February 2018

Is Wearing Makeup on a Plane BAD for your Skin?



We know that jetting off with a full face of thick makeup is a big NO-NO for our skin. The reason being that the humidity level in the cabins of most commercial airlines is just 10 percent to 20 percent, the Sahara Desert is at 25 percent humidity, wheras the average humidity in your house is anywhere from 30 to 65 percent. On the other hand,  our skin may also feel the stress hormones of traveling to an unfamiliar city and start to act up after we get off the flight.

However, if you are like me, the probability of leaving the house with a bare-face is zero, you'll definitely have to continue scrolling down to get the best out of your trip.

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TIP #1: Replace Full-coverage Foundation with a Tinted Moisturiser / BB or CC cream

Power-packed with coffee beans and panax gingseng, Origins Ginzing Energy-Boosting Tinted Moisturizer boosts your skin with moisture and power while its SPF 40 shields the harmful UV rays (you are at the nearest you can ever get to the Sun on the plane!). The sheer tint is like a layer of goodness to keep you looking refreshed and flawless even after you touched down.




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With a lighter and more watery texture, the new Chanel CC Cream has 5 superpowers: Unifies, moisturises, corrects, protects, and boosts glow. This new formulated texture is lighter and more watery than before offers buildable coverage to hide pores, dark circles and redness for a radiant and natural makeup finish without caking up your face even when you have to take a long-haul flight. It's great for hydrating and super-easy to touch up when you land.



TIP #2: Moisturise, Moisturise and Moisturise

Keep you skin smooth, hydrated and dewy throughout your flight with Chai Rose Gold Regenerating Serum.  Formulated with pink gold extracts, anti-ageing expert Alguronic acid, nourishing microalgae oil and Vitamin C, this refreshing serum will keep you glowing even without a cc cream. Apply on parched lips which will be ready for a looooong smooch in a second.



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Quench your parched post-flight skin with SW1 Luminizing II. Specially formulated to hydrate and boost dermal immune system, this skin-saver helps to improve overall skin health and resilience from within. For a pre-flight radiance and post-flight freshness, apply it generously all over your face, neck and décolletage.


#3 Treat Your Skin For A Spa Treat

If you feel that your complexion is sending a SOS after a flight but you have to report for work the next day, try Fast Fix at SW1 Spa! This lunchtime pick-me-up facial treats your troubled skin with a powerful ultrasonic lymphatic drainage paired with a cocktail of power packed oxygen & Vitamin C clay pack and delight your skin with multivitamins, serums and sunblock to keep breakouts, bumps, and  irritation at bay.


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If you are up for a game, try Monroe Hydrafacial after you touch down for a whitening effect that focuses on purifying and treating dull, rough and tired skin. Using the patented Hydrafacial MD Technology, the layer of dead skin cells gathered during your trip will be cleared and removed thoroughly to ensure better penetration of the cocktail of skin-whitening ingredients, Vitamin C and glutathione. Pearl éclat root helps your complexion to transform to obtain the radiance and youthful skin before your flight.


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