Aug 15, 2018 - By Dr. Martin Kassir

When traveling, skincare is one of the last things on your mind.  However you may want to give it some thought.  The frigid air blast from the plane's air vents and the UVA exposure coming through the windows of your plane may wreck your skin.

Apply Layers
Layer on your moisturizers prior to your flight.  By applying that additional layer of moisturizer, The additional layer of moisture works as a protective hydrating layer on your skin to counter all the recycled in-flight air.  Preparing your skin the nights before can also help, layering your serums, anti-aging, and locking them all in with a cream based moisturizer.

  Also, you may consider increasing your water intake and decreasing your alcohol intake during your flights; especially longer ones. Hydration is always beneficial to your skin; conversely, dehydration at high altitudes is detrimental to your skin.

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