Traveling takes us out of our normal lives full of habits and routines and switches it all up. However, it doesn’t have to affect your skincare routine as much. By following our tips, you’ll be able to have glowing skin unaffected by the train of traveling.
Bring only your essentials with you
Just like when packing clothes and other items you should focus on taking only the most essential beauty products with you so as not to be covered in mountains of luggage, the same logic should apply to your skincare products. Do not bring every single moisturizer you own with you – pack only one. Also, don’t put things you use only occasionally in your skin care bag, there truly is no need. There should be place in your skin care bag for true essentials such as a moisturizer, sunscreen, cleanser and one serum of your choice.
Don’t forget to cleanse
It’s very easy to just drop on your bed after a long day of sightseeing. However, your skin may be quite mad at you for not giving it the care it needs. Using your cleanser at least once at the end of the day will help you clean your skin from all of the dirt it has accumulated. If you have acne prone skin you can help it further by using a hot towel for acne. This will open up your pores, letting them get a deep cleanse. However, if you don’t want to dry out your skin by using a cleanser too much, you should just wash your face with water but wash it nonetheless.
Chapstick is essential
Traveling by plane can have a very drying effect on your lips which is why you should always have your chapstick with you. The chapstick should not leave your pocket even when you’ve safely landed. There’s nothing more annoying than vacation photos in which you have chapped lips!
Skin protection is skin care
A lot of us get very invested in different types of serums and moisturizers which feed our skin but forget the most important thing of all – to protect it. Wearing an SPF should be a part of your skincare routine in general, but especially when you are traveling since it’s assumed you will be spending more time being exposed to the UV rays. Applying a waterproof sunscreen of SPF over 30 should be one of your vacation priorities. If you don’t use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least 30 SPF, all your other skin-care products and efforts will be for naught.
Don’t touch your face
Constantly touching your face is a habit that is hard to ditch but you should make a conscious effort to stop it especially when you’re traveling. When we touch our face we’re exposing our pores to bacteria. This may be something your face has gotten used to, but when you’re visiting foreign countries you’re introducing your body to bacteria that it isn’t accustomed to. In order to prevent unnecessary touching your face you should have your hair tied. This simple tip could save you from potential unwanted breakouts.
Take sheet masks with you
Sheet masks don’t use up a lot of luggage space and can be quite nice to use from time to time while traveling to give your skin additional nourishment. Apart from being beneficial for your skin, they can also be a nice addition to a relaxing night in your hotel after a long day of being on your feet.
Get some rest
The best way to treat your body is to have some beauty sleep. Not being well rested can have detrimental effects on your skin so honoring it with rest is one of the most important things you can do.
We hope these tips are helpful for you. If you have any other tips, feel free to leave a comment behind in the comment section below.
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