The Best Face Masks To Replenish and Detox Your Skin After A Day of Travel
As much as we love traveling, traveling doesn’t seem to agree with our skin. The dry cabin air can suck the life – and everything nice - out of it, leaving us with a dry, red, and dull face. And let’s not get into details on how unclean cabin air is – certainly, nothing bueno for our skin. But fear not, let me introduce you to my arsenal of face masks that will help you replenish and detoxifies after a long day of travel.
Hydrates and Replenish Your Skin
I love a good sheet mask and Dr.Jar+ seems to have one for every imaginable need. But my all-time favorite is the Ceramidin Sheet Mask, which contains Ceramide. If you haven’t heard about this magical ingredient, you will soon see it everywhere. Ceramide restores moisture, fortify skin’s natural barriers, and helps protect it against harsh environmental factors – yes, please! It’s the perfect sheet mask after a long day of travel.
Who doesn’t love to smell like watermelon Jolly Rancher? The Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask hydrates, smooth, and perfects skin overnight. The ultra lightweight formula is transferred proofed so you can sleep soundly knowing it won’t smear all over the pillow. The mask can also be used as a 20-minute wash-off mask.
The Laneige Water Sleeping Pack is for me the original sleeping mask. I have been using it since I first discovered it 15 years ago – yes that long! Back then, the only way to get a hold of it was directly from Seoul and later on at Korean boutique stores in LA. So you can imagine my excitement when I finally saw it at Sephora. I have been using this mask not only as a sleeping mask but also as a protective layer on long-haul flights. After applying moisturizer, I use the Laneige Water Sleeping Pack to lock in all the moisture.
Purify and Detoxify
Sephora has stepped up their skincare game, and their masks have become some of my favorite products. The Sephora Clay Mask line comes in different varieties that target different skin needs. But for traveling, I recommend the Blue Clay Mask which purifies and minimizes pores; and the Green Clay Mask which detoxifies and oxygenates. It doesn’t hurt that the packaging is super travel-friendly too.
They don’t call it Supermud for no reason. The potent formula “lift” away dirt and other skin congestions – like dirty cabin air? – for a healthy looking skin. It also targets redness and blemishes, which some of us will need after a long-haul flight *hand raised.
Traveling can also dull our skin, but you can give it a little boost of glow with the Fresh Vitamin Nectar. The mask, made with crushed citrus, provides a chemical peeling effect improving radiance and glow.
Although the KORRE Wild Rose Sauvage is not a mask; I do use it frequently after my facial treatments. It helps lock in the moisture and injects your skin with Vitamin A, C, Omega 3, 6, 9, and fatty acids. And who doesn’t want all that good stuff on their face?