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Whether you’re flying across the globe or hopping in the car and crossing the continent, it’s difficult to keep your gorgeous on. As if the stuffy air conditioning and cramped, unmoved muscles weren’t enough, travelling is pretty rough on your complexion, too – and it’s hard not to end up a looking a little worse-for-wear once you reach your destination.
There are, however, a few things you CAN do to avoid that moment of terror as you gaze into the airport toilet mirror and realise you left your makeup in your packed luggage.
Here they are!
1. Take every mini cup of fluid that’s offered to you - and at least every second drink, go for the water!
Dehydrated skin is difficult to avoid whilst travelling, particularly if you’re flying – so work at prevention rather than cure, and keep your body hydrated on the inside. This one’s easy!
2. Avoid makeup.
Okay, we know this one is hard. But even if this means saying goodbye to the man of your dreams before pulling out the baby wipes, then doing the reverse when you reach the other end, it’s worth doing. If you have to wear makeup at either your origin or your destination, at least take it off when you get on the flight. Dehydrated skin is not a good look – but dehydrated skin that can’t breathe is an even worse one. Trust us, or you’ll find out when you finally remove the layers!
If you simply have to wear makeup during the journey, then make it a tinted moisturiser (a 100% natural one, of course) – or better still, simply dab on some concealer on your trouble spots and leave the rest bare.
2. Feed your skin.
You can’t go without food on a day-long journey, and neither can your skin. At least every couple of hours, give it a good spritz with a nutritive toning mist. We love our Oz Goddess Rehydrating toner for this purpose – it contains soothing chamomile, rose floral water to hydrate and grapefruit & Australian quandong extract to refresh and revitalise tired skin.
4. Don’t forget your eyes!
Nothing gives away a lack of sleep like the eyes. They’re the first place to show signs of tiredness, which you’ll no doubt be suffering from after a long journey away from your own bed!
Luckily, there’s an answer. It’s our 100% Pure Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream, and it’s an absolute winner at battling dark circles and puffiness. An independent 4-week study found that
- 97% of women saw a reduction in puffiness
- 87% saw a reduction in dark circles
- 93% saw a reduction in wrinkles
- 93% said it increased firmness.
5. Keep it simple, sexy.
It’s tempting to curl your hair and lashes and put on some sexy pumps when you’re preparing to meet someone special at the other end of your travels – but trust us, you WILL regret this one!
Try to keep it simple. Put your hair in a pony to keep it off your face and avoid greasiness. Wear something comfortable – you can always get changed before you land. And remember, walking through airports with heavy luggage is hard work – your 6-inch peep toes are probably not the best option.
… So there you have it – our guide to travelling the healthy (and comfortable) way!
Do you have any tried and tested travelling tips? Please share them with us – we’d love to hear from you!
…Until next time xx
This week, we stumbled across this sparkling review of the hugely popular 100% Pure Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream – a cult favourite! Read what Chic & Green had to say about one of our best-loved products below.
(Note – some measurements and prices been converted to make this review easier to understand for our non-US readers.)
Review: 100% Pure Organic Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream
Thoughts: Since I decided to begin eliminating all products made with synthetic fragrances, I needed to find a new eye cream. I opted to buy one from 100% Pure. I like several products from 100% Pure. This one may just be my favorite. It is all natural, vegan and gluten free, as well as free of artificial fragrances. When I apply this, my undereye area feels so soothed. The number one ingredient in this is green tea, and I love that about this treatment.
I also love the fact that calendula hydrosol is high up on the ingredients list. I used to use calendula to make a soothing cucumber & calendula facial mist for those with sensitive skin and it really is so soothing and beneficial to those with skin that is easily irritated.
The coffee in this really helps to brighten the undereye area and boost circulation. I have the tendency to get dark circles and while this hasn’t removed them, the area is brighter.
I also want to mention the aroma. I have eliminated artificial fragrances from my beauty routine, but there is pure and natural vanilla absolute in this. Combined with the coffee, it’s like a very comforting and soothing vanilla mocha. It absorbs right in so it won’t bother the senses, but it is lovely while applying.
Ingredients: Organic Green Tea, Organic Calendula Hydrosol, Organic Rosehip Oil, Organic Green Coffee, Vitamin E (a-tocopherol), Vitamin C (ascorbyl palmitate), Extracts of Coffee Cherry, Organic Rosemary, Organic Oregano, Organic Thyme, Organic Grapefruit Seed and Organic Goldenseal, Organic Vanilla Absolute, Candelilla Wax
Price: This product is $32.95 for 1 ounce (29ml) from eveorganics.com.au. This, per ounce, is more affordable than many name brand drugstore creams. Keep in mind that most eye creams on the market range from 0.25 to 0.5 ounces. For example, my past favorites (which I no longer use because of the synthetic fragrance) from Burt’s Bees retail for $18 and $25 each for a half ounce jar.
Other eye cream prices for the sake of comparison:
L’Oreal Youth Code (0.5 ounces) $38.65
Olay Definity Eye Treatment (0.5 ounces), $29.99
Philosophy The Miracle Worker Eye Cream (0.45 ounces), $86.70
Lancome Absolue Premium (0.5 ounces), $86.50
Really? $86.70??? No way!
My Grade: a well deserved A+
Note: This product is not one that was sent to me for review. I purchased it on my own.
We hope you found this review helpful! Have you tried our 100% Pure Coffee Bean Caffeine Eye Cream? What did you think? Feel free to share your thoughts below!
…Until next time xx