* Beauty routines can be difficult to maintain during periods of frequent travel
* Keep your skin and hair happy with these travel-friendly products
* TSA permits you to carry on a quart-sized bag of liquids less than 3.4 ounces per item
Frequent fliers know that hair and skin treatments are difficult to keep track of when you cross time zones or endure multiple long haul flights each week. To make matters worse, airplane cabins are also extremely dry, and changes in pressure can wreak havoc on the skin.
Fortunately, as the world continues to travel more and more, beauty brands have recognized the need for travel-friendly skin and hair products. From pint-sized leave in conditioners to oil absorbing tissues, these 8 products will help you step off the plane and into the day feeling fresh-faced and put together. Plus, they are all small enough to fit into your carry on liquid allotment.
1. Marc Anthony Grow Long Super Fast Miracle Treatment
Travel can either leave your extra oily or dry and damaged. Skipping regular treatments due to time zone changes or long haul flights makes the problem even worse. Work to counteract this with this mini container of Marc Anthony’s Grow Long Super Fast Miracle Treatment. The concentrated treatment nourishes your hair to rebuild brittle strands and nourish dryness to prevent future breakage. You can even apply this pre-flight and rinse off when you arrive at your destination.
2. PleasingCare Natural Bamboo Charcoal Oil Absorbing Tissues
Looking in the mirror after a long flight can be terrifying, especially if you need to walk straight into a meeting. Hours in the desert-like conditions of a plane can make a face turn excessively oily. If you have oily or combination skin, you should always carry oil absorbing tissues in your carry on or handbag. In particular, these premium blotting sheets produced by PleasingCare can soothe and refresh your skin. They are produced from natural linen fibers and organic bamboo charcoal for a gentle freshness you won’t find from other face wipes.
3. Caudalie Beauty Elixir
A great way to refresh your senses after a long flight or a long commute, the Caudalie Beauty Elixir is a multi-purpose facial mist you’ll quickly fall in love with. Use it as a toner before makeup application or use it after you’ve finished applying your powder to set your face. If your face starts to look a little cake-y during the day, simply use a couple of spritzes of the Caudalie Beauty Elixir to freshen up.
4. Neogen Real Fresh Cleansing Stick Green Tea
While you would have trouble getting most liquid facial cleansers past TSA, that isn’t the case with the Neogen Real Fresh Cleansing Stick. This solid stick cleanser is contained within a heavy plastic tube for easy transportation, yet it works just the same (if not better) as other liquid cleansers. Designed for sensitive skin, the cleanser contains green tea seed oil and green tea leaves for gentle exfoliation. Gently rub the cleanser on moistened skin to clear away daily dirt buildup and makeup.
5. ORIBE Dry Texturizing Spray
ORIBE is redefining the ease of hair care. The company also makes looking good on the go a breeze with its variety of travel-size products, like this dry texturizing spray. This miracle in a bottle is one parts dry shampoo, one part texturizing spray, and one part hair spray. It works to absorb oil and style your hair at the same time, leaving you with incredible volume and soaking up excess oil. Use it the same way you would use hair spray, or add heat to amp up the volumizing effects.
6. The One by Frederic Fekkai One to Go Individual Dose Creme
Like an extra special leave-in conditioner, The One by Frederic Fekkai helps to hydrate your hair, giving it a shine and softness you rarely feel outside of a salon. While this product is usually bottled and sold in a larger quantities, Frederic Fekkai has recognized the need frequent fliers have for premium hair care on the go. For that reason, The One is available in individual dose packets for mess-free application on the go.
7. Dermalogica Calm Water Gel
The Dermalogica Calm Water Gel is a weightless moisturizer with a lightweight gel-cream formula. It gives your skin hydration and moisture, but dries down without leaving your skin quenched without leaving a greasy film behind. Airplanes are extremely dry, and the atmosphere often causes skin redness and irritation. This Calm Water Gel treats the aforementioned redness with hyaluronic acid and soothing aloe. This product also functions as a protective barrier protecting the skin from environmental stressors, making it great for air travel. Plus, this tube is only 1.7 fl oz, so it conforms to TSA standards for liquids.
8. Byredo Gypsy Water Kabuki Perfume
Forget the stress of packing liquids in your carry on with this innovative fragrance. The perfume is actually a micro-fine powder that is applied through the attached, retractable brush. Inspired by Japanese theater, the scent itself contains notes of bergamot, juniper berries, lemon and pepper with a heart of incense, orris and pine needles. The base is made up of amber, sandalwood and vanilla.