You may not be a celebrity, and you may not have an entourage, but you definitely want to look good for the ’gram. After all, did you even go on a vacation if you don’t put all of it—including that shot of the clouds from the plane window—on social media?
While an in-flight skincare routine will help keep your skin hydrated and comfortable in the dry cabin air, scroll through to see the travel makeup products that will ensure you look good when you step off the flight. Then all you need is a pair of sunglasses and you’re ready to snap away. (Especially if you have a late check-in at your hotel and you want to get started with your day.)
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Sunplay Skin Aqua Tone Up UV Essence SPF 50+ PA++++, $27.90
Not only will this protect your skin from the sun, the pink and blue tints—that result in the lavender tone of this sunscreen—help give the illusion of clear, flawless skin. It also helps to even out skin tone, make it look brighter and hydrate skin. You can read our full review here.
Benefit Cosmetics Precicely, My Brow Eyebrow Pencil, $44
You’re never fully ready without your eyebrows done. Now available in a total of 12 shades, the micro tip allows you to draw fine, hair-like strokes to ensure your brows look natural and groomed for the next 12 hours.
Beet Liquid Blush in Just Friends, $10
This gorgeous blush works for most skin tones, is easy to blend with your fingers and literally can be used anywhere. It also doubles up as a lip stain, so you don’t have to carry an extra lip product. Plus, using the same shade on your cheeks and lips will ensure a chic monochrome makeup look.
Shiseido ControlledChaos MascaraInk, $50
A swipe of the wand delivers the smudge-, clump-, and flake-resistant formula that also lifts and volumises lashes. Just one coat is said to beef up your lashes by 250 per cent and lengthen them by 47 per cent. What else do you need to make your eyes look fresh and wide awake?
RMS Beauty Luminizer, $60
Fake healthy, radiant skin as you get off the flight with a few swipes of this highlighter. It can be blended in with your fingers to give a subtle glow so no one will know you just spend time cooped up in dry airplane cabin air.