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How To Keep Your Skin Glowing During The Holidays While You Travel

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Skincare Travel Tips For That Glow!
(Just add a glass of champagne)

We love the holidays!  We love the festivities, glamour and beauty of the season.  But sometimes that joy comes at a price.  We sleep less, eat more and routines go out the window.  And it takes a toll on our mind and body.  Add family travel and stress to the mix, and it’s sure to affect our skin as well.  That’s why it’s so important to find skincare travel tips that work.  For example, while you’re in the air, on the road, or just spending a few nights away from home, it’s a must to keep your skincare routine intact. Fortunately, I have some proven skincare travel tips to keep your skin as healthy and glowing as possible.  So, let’s get to it! Here’s how to maintain your skin health and your skincare routine while traveling.

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Keep Your Routine

Busy schedules, lack of sleep and overindulgence can throw anyone off. But just like your workouts, it’s important to stick to your skincare routine. It doesn’t have to be exactly the same, because packing full-size products can be a challenge. You know I love a good LED mask and micro-needling tool. But, I don’t bother taking these tools along while traveling (who has the room?). I keep to the basics of a double cleanse, vitamin C serum, sunscreen, moisturizer or oil, and retinol. I like to pack my ‘almost empties’ so I can toss them out before I come back home. I also like to pack samples of products I want to try, especially things like moisturizers, oils or hydrating masks (perfect after air travel). Of course, I don’t try 10 new products at once, but I might experiment with one or two while keeping everything else consistent.
Elemis Cleansing Balm
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Skinceuticals CE Ferulic
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Face Oil No. 9
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Drunk Elephant A-Passioni 1.0% Retinol Cream
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SK-II Facial Mask
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Go Light on Makeup

If you’re traveling for more than a few hours, it’s best to go really light on the makeup. It can clog your pores and pull moisture from your skin. And, the longer you wear it, the more damage it does. Remember, your skin is already battling the ultimate travel bummer: dry, recirculated air. I recommend either skipping makeup or wearing a lightweight skin tint (you know how I love those!). Since most are skincare hybrids, you'll get the protective benefits of the added active ingredients.
Tower 28 SunnyDays
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Saie Slip Tint
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Ilia Skin Tint
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IT Cosmetics Foundation
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Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate

Drink water, skip the alcohol and caffeine (I know, it's not fair) and apply products that hydrate. Rich moisturizers, face oils, masks and other products with hyaluronic acid really make a difference. Remember, hyaluronic acid can absorb and retain up to 1,000 times its weight in water, making it a powerful hydrator. It can improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles to leave the skin looking healthy and refreshed. I also make a point to pack my collagen powder. It helps! If you're traveling for any length of time, consider investing in a mini humidifier. They are small, easy to pack, and really help keep skin glowy and bouncy.
Augustinus Bader the rich cream
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La Mer Hydrating Emulsion
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Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench
Clean choice!
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Pure Travel Humidifier
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Glow Plum Hyaluronic Acid
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Vital Proteins Collagen Powder
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Fake It

When the turkey is dry, your in-laws are fighting or you've eaten too many cheese balls, then by all means take a deep breath and just go with it. Pour yourself a tall glass of something. Get yourself a pretty lipstick, cream blush and dewy highlighter and fake that glow. You deserve it!
Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk
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Perfect Red Lip
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Merit Flush Balm Cream Blush
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Saie Glowy Super Gel Serum
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Francine Harris
Meet Francine, our self-described skin care and beauty junkie. As a 40-something Southern California native, Francine is a firm believer in the power of sunscreen and a gorgeous nude lip. She’s an AKT Fitness owner and hi-tech marketing communications consultant by day and mom to three high-energy, testosterone-driven boys by night (hence her preference for red wine with an ice cream chaser).
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5 thoughts on “How To Keep Your Skin Glowing During The Holidays While You Travel

  1. I’ve never used her products… I know they are a luxury… I’ve looked at them plenty of times???????????????? Now with 30% off Black Friday..might take the plunge.
    ????????excited????????

  2. Erin since I started following you. I think before shopping. I always feel like I am wearing what is appropriate for my body style. I will always be a follower. Love you your advise . My question is on shoes .I am short can’t wear wedge shoes and certainly no flats . Any advice welcome☺

  3. First time I’ve seen your blog. But what impressed me is that i have the same bathrobe that you are wearing in a few of your posts!!!! the few posts I’ve read so far are very informative.

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