Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Beauty Lag: We must carry it with us indeed, especially those seasoned travelers amongst you! One of the worst things for the skin is flying, especially long-haul flights, such as London to LA-- and back again. I have proof of this and actually gasped out loud when I faced with my dehydrated and wrinkly skin on one such recent flight! This would just not do, what if I bumped into George up in the air? I must be prepared!
Being prepared up in the air: It is a fact that certain rock stars fly with air humidifiers in their private jets, but for most of us this just isn’t a reality. But when one’s skin starts resembling that of a lizard’s, serious measures need to be taken. The mirror in the cruelly-lit bathroom is to be avoided at all costs; there is only one reason to visit this room (well, maybe two). Fortunately, we have the technology to banish the scaly skin. Or should I say Dermalogica does? And it comes in an TSA-approved bottle. Instead of that extra glass of Cabernet (very hard I know) try cleansing with Emma Hardie Amazing Face Cleansing Balm, fantastically moisturizing and aptly-named. The pi·èce de ré·sis·tance is Dermalogica barrier repair and skin smoothing cream apply generously and get the glow back!
Upon arrival, banish those tired, red eyes with blue eye drops and then add a dazzling white eye pencil on the inside rim of the eye, finish with a cream blush applied to the apples of the cheeks and a tinted lip balm. You will look and feel fresh as a baby and will have beaten the Beauty Lag. Now only jetlag to contend with. And George, of course.