Skin care travel essentials for women: What to bring?


Travel can be lots of fun, but it could be mind-boggling to stow and organise your favourite products, especially so when you’re frantically packing the night before. Fret not, for you will never go wrong with this ideal travel skincare essentials checklist! Travel light while still looking your best.


Cleanse away!

A good cleanser is imperative to cleanse away the yucky recycled cabin air that saps our skin of its moisture. Try cleansing oils or gel cleansers that not only effectively cleanses, but also has amazing hydrating factors to help with the dry climate. Oil cleansers also has antioxidants and anti-aging ingredients that improves the texture and appearance of your skin. A gel cleanser such as Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel will thoroughly remove impurities without disturbing the skin’s natural moisture balance.

For people with sensitive or acne-prone skin, an excellent alternative would be to use cleansing waters! Cleansing waters contains microscopic micelles to get rid of dirt while being gentle at the same time. Simply do a quick swipe and you don’t even have to rinse! To combat dry skin, a great option is the Obagi Daily Care Cream Cleanser, which is non-irritating and soap-free!

If you are in need of a little acne fix, use Dermalogica Medibac Breakout Control to kill those zits with no fuss! It contains natural antibacterial agents to prevent and clear those breakouts!

Tip: Place cling wrap/plastic wrap under bottle caps to prevent any leakages!


Wait, hydrate!

Of course, you can’t forget moisturizers! Hydrate and nourish your skin with SkinCeuticals Daily Moisture, a lightweight and pore-minimizing moisturizer. When it comes to moisturizers for dry skin gals, choose one that has a SPF so you can help the skin retain moisture as well as fight against those harmful sunrays during the day. Use Murad Perfecting Day Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 for a broad spectrum sun protection. When bedtime comes, it would be beneficial to tuck a night cream. Night creams usually have a thicker and richer formula because they contain more concentrated ingredients to boost your skin. Dab a bit on before you head to bed and wake up with radiant and gorgeous looking skin!


Face masks pack a punch!

Face masks, the fastest way to target specific skin concerns such as acne-prone skin, dullness and dry skin. Unlike regular cleansing that remove surface dirt, face masks draw out impurities from beneath the top layers of the skin. Try Dermalogica Skin Hydrating Masque for an effective way to hydrate your dry, stressed skin! Face masks serves as a powerful pick-me-up and comes to your rescue when your skin feels irritated or starts to break out due to environmental conditions!!


The apple of your eye

Now that we have touched up on caring for the face, your eyes needs a little bit of TLC too! To battle puffy eyes and dark eye circles, keep Dermalogica Total Eye Care SPF15 with you on the go! Eye creams add moisture, smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, and keep those panda eyes away.
A gel-formula eye cream will prevent greasiness with its light consistency. For more hydrating benefits, opt for an eye cream with balmy and thicker textures.

Tip: Use contact lens cases to pack your small amounts of eye cream!

Eye masks is also a convenient and easy way to aid with dryness. Put them on during your plane flight and you can be rest assured to have bright and awake eyes after!


Lippy lips

Many at times, we forget to show some love to our lips! It’s important to keep them moisturized to prevent chapped and dry lips. Treat even the most dehydrated lips with SkinCeuticals Antioxidant Lip Repair, a potent treatment that protects your lips from environmental damage!


Sunscreen relief

Sure you can enjoy the glistening glow of the hot sun on your face during your vacation, but do not brave the UV rays without applying sunscreen! Make sure your skin is protected well with PCA Skin Weightless Protection Broad Spectrum SPF 45, which not only protects your skin from UVA/UVB rays, but it’s also weightless and quick-absorbing. Likewise, defend your eyes from sun damage by using Dermalogica Total Eye Care SPF15 eye cream!

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