With the work week winding down and Christmas almost upon us, many people are packing their bags to head home for the holidays. And while traveling to relatives’ houses can be good for the soul, it can wreak havoc on your skin – especially those flying the friendly skies.
“If you’re on an airplane for more than a few hours, apply a rich lip balm, eye cream, and moisturizer every hour to keep skin from drying out,” model Amber Valetta told Allure magazine.
Exuviance makes products perfect for conditioning skin on long flights, such as Hydrating Eye Complex, Essential Multi-Protective Lip Balm SPF 15 and Multi-Protective Day Creme SPF15. If you are taking them in your carryon, however, remember that you can’t bring a bottles larger than 3.4 fluid ounces per TSA regulations.
If you are traveling to warm, humid climates, which can aggravate acne, exfoliate often and use a face wash with salicylic acid, dermatologist Katie Rodan told the news outlet.
Additionally, dermatologist Catharine Lisa Kauffman told the news source that those landing in a colder, drier area should layer on thick moisturizers, as low temperatures and strong winds can deplete skin’s natural moisture level.