Summer holidays mean travel, but before the sunshine, great food and relaxation, comes the flight. Recycled airplane air, the pressurised atmosphere in the cabin, and the general stress of long-distance travel can wreak havoc on our skin – causing dehydration, flakiness and irritation. Premium French skincare brand Institut Esthederm has help at hand to ensure you step off the plane with a movie-star glow and happy, healthy skin.Here are four essential products to pack:
Institut Esthederm’s patented Cellular Water Spray & UVinCellium Spray are the perfect flight companions. Not only inspired by the skin’s natural moisture, but actually formulated as an identical replica of the water found in our skin cells, Cellular Water is a remarkable innovation in the cosmetics industry developed in the Institut Esthederm research laboratories. This active ingredient provides the necessary elements to optimize the skin’s vital functions and boost cell activity.
Cellular Water Spray is the skincare spray that maximises your cells’ energy environment to leave your skin looking energized and youthful. Use regularly throughout the flight, to provide your skin with instant moisture and counteract the drying effects of the in-cabin air.
For those long haul morning or afternoon flights, UVinCellium Spray helps protect your skin from UV rays and environmental damage and at the same time provides the perfect moisturising elements that keep your skin radiant, soft and young.Cellular Water Spray & UVinCellium are suitable for all skin types, especially tired, dull and stressed skin. Apply at any time of the day to give energy and vitality to your skin, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.Price: AED 130 & AED 270 Available in leading pharmacies throughout the Middle EastLift & Repair Eye Contour Lift Patches. Make sure the only bags you leave the plane with are those you’re carrying by using Institut Esthederm’s Eye Contour Lift Patches while you relax on the flight. Easy to use and super effective, the pre-soaked patches work to visibly reduce shadows, bags, sagging and signs of fatigue, leaving the skin toned, repaired and lifted.Apply a patch to the clean, dry skin under each eye. Leave on for 5-15 minutes. Remove the patches and gently massage any excess into the skin. Price: AED 464 for a pack of 10×2 patcheAvailable in leading pharmacies throughout the Middle EastIntensif Hyaluronic Cream. A miraculous solution to the moisture loss experienced during a flight, Intensif Hyaluronic Cream is a highly concentrated cream that provides a double action: an immediate response to severe dehydration problems and an anti-ageing effect by plumping wrinkles from within. It delivers long lasting relief, by restoring optimal moisturisation and improves skin’s appearance, making it look young and radiant.Apply to clean, dry skin on the face and neck morning and evening.Price: AED 429Available in leading pharmacies throughout the Middle East