A Practical Skincare Regime to Protect Skin Whilst Travelling

What Are the Biggest Skincare Concerns for Travellers On the Go? 

Top skincare concerns for plane travellers often include dehydration, dryness, inflammation, water retention, and sensitivity. Here are some tips to address these concerns and to energize, rejuvenate, lift naturally and efficiently, on the go:

Dehydration and Dryness: Recycled air, low humidity, and high altitude can be drying for the skin when in flight. To combat these dehydrating effects, moisturize your skin before and during the flight. Almora Botanica’s Radiance Day Face Oil contains a proprietary Elixir SAPTA COMPLEX©, a unique ultra-light natural blend of seven oils, which flash-penetrates into the dermal layers for ultra-hydration and silky smooth skin. 

Inflammation: Changes in cabin pressure during take-off and landing can affect blood circulation to the skin. This can lead to puffiness, redness, or exacerbating existing skin conditions. Cleanse twice daily, in the morning and night with our ultra-mild microbiome-friendly Purifying Gel Cleanser to reduce inflammation, prevent breakouts, and hydrate skin with ingredients like soothing Aloe vera. 

Water retention: Sitting in a confined space for an extended period can restrict blood flow and encourage swelling, which can contribute to skin inflammation. In addition to moving around while in flight, drinking plenty of water, and avoiding salty foods, you can keep your skin comfortable by moisturizing. Our pure performance Serum for Fine Lines is packed with Forsythosides B, a potent antioxidant, and Mango pulp extract to help stimulate oxygenation of cells, restore elasticity and firmness, and lock in moisturize.

Sensitivity: Using fragrance-free products and avoiding heavy makeup during flight, will minimize skin irritation. Remember to pack travel-sized gentle skincare products to keep your skin nourished and comforted while in the air.

Enjoy Beautifully Hydrated, Travel Fit Skin 

We take a holistic 360 approach to beauty and by combining Ayurveda's principles with the muscle-toning Face Yoga Fitness exercises, you can create a powerful synergy for super skin at any age. Here’s our top tips for nurturing your skin from the inside out in the air: 

  • Stay hydrated: Stay hydrated in flight, by drinking water and using products that help lock in moisture. Avoid alcohol and caffeine, which can dehydrate the body.

  • Sleep: Bring a neck pillow and eye mask to promote restful sleep in the air. Use noise- canceling headphones to reduce stress and noise-related skin issues.  And of course, remember to apply hydrating skincare products like a face oil to lock in moisturize while in flight.

  • Stay active: Stretch and move around the cabin to improve blood circulation. Perform gentle Face Yoga Fitness exercises from your seat to prevent stiffness and energise your skin. naturally and efficiently, on the go. Take 5 minutes before you board and continue from your seat - it will instantly help to energize, firm and sculpt the skin.

  • Stress Reduction: Practice stress-reducing techniques such as meditation, deep breathing, and mindfulness to keep skin calm and balanced.

  • Eat healthy: Avoid salty, sodium rich foods in flight and instead opt for healthy fats in nuts and hydrating foods with high water content like cucumber slices, oranges, and watermelon. Berries are packed with antioxidants that can protect your skin from free radical damage. And for dessert, opt for Dark chocolate (in moderation) which contains antioxidants called flavonols that can improve skin texture.

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