Being allowed to only carry on a certain amount of liquids in a tiny little plastic bag can make packing a bit of a nightmare. So, to help you out, here are four items you need to bring on your flight to ensure you look fabulous stepping off the plane:
Yu-Be Moisturising Skin Cream 70g, €24.99
This is one of the best skin care products in Japan and you can see why. It is fast absorbing and will help to soothe dry and dehydrated skin making it perfect for a pick-me-up during a long flight. It works on skin and lips so no need to bring a lip balm as well.
Sleek Be Beautiful Blemish Balm 50ml, €10.99
This three-in-one balm works as a primer, tinted moisturiser and concealer. Pop it on before you get off the plane to make sure you look absolutely gorgeous.
No7 Instant Radiance Highlighter, €12.95
Use as both blusher and highlighter to give yourself an enviable dewy look – perfect for banishing the dull, lack lustre skin that happens during a flight.
Benefit BADgal lash mascara, €23.00
Give yourself the ultimate wide eyed look by generously applying black mascara to your lashes.
With these products you’ll look fabulous stepping off the plane, even if you have been on it for the best part of 24 hours.
Heading on your holliers soon? Don’t watch this!
Yesterday, a near disaster was averted at Barcelona airport when a plane attempted to land where another plane was just moving onto the runway!
The quick thinking pilot did a go around just in the nick of time and avoided what could have been one of the biggest air disaster in Barcelona’s airport history.
All this talk of air travel strikes has got us feeling a little worried about our summer holidays. While the French air traffic controllers’ strike, which caused a hell of a lot of disruption, is now over, it hasn’t put our mind at ease that something like this might happen again…
Here’s what you need to know if your flight does get cancelled:
Call the airline
As soon as you hear a whisper that your flight is cancelled, call your airline. They will be able to tell you what is happening.
Know your rights
As a passenger you have rights so make sure you are aware of them. For a cancelled flight your airline must offer you re-routing either straight away or at a later date or a full refund.
Compensation only depends on your flight and reasons for cancellation. Don’t hold out for a pay package – the most you will ever get is €600 and that’s if you are going long haul.
You are entitled to meals, accommodation and transfers if needed but only if you choose the re-routing option. If you ask for a full refund don’t expect to receive any more from the airline.
There is nothing like a long plane journey to make you really feel like you’ve been through the mill. It is common to step off the plane with dry skin, washed out complexion and greasy, flat hair.
Stick to these five steps and you’ll be as picture perfect as Kate Middleton stepping onto the tarmac.
Keep your hair up
Pop your hair into a high bun to stop it getting knotty and greasy. Keep it loose so all you need to do before landing is untie it for an on-rend tousled look!
Don’t wear make-up
Don’t put make-up on before getting onto the plane, it’ll probably be really early and, sure, who’ll see you anyway.
Wash your face
Bring some cotton wipes and a bottle of water onto the flight. Gently dab the water onto the tissue and wash your face – you can do this in your seat.
Moisturise your face
Before landing, gently apply some moisturiser to your skin – it will make you feel fresh and awake.
Apply some make-up
Only after you have done all this should you apply a little make-up. Concealer or tinted moisturiser and a little mascara should be enough – you don’t want to look too done up.
Being afraid of flying is very common so you are not alone. However, while most of your fears are in your head, it doesn’t make flying any easier.
To help keep you calm on your next flight, try these little tips to see if you feel any better:
Listen to the safety advice
Many people feel listening to the advice will make them think about crashing; however, knowing what to do in the rare case of an emergency will actually help to calm you down.
Bring plenty of entertainment
Pack a bag full of magazines, books, pens, music and crosswords and try to focus your attention on the in-flight movies. Keeping your mind occupied will help you not think about the fact that you are in the air.
Talk to the person beside you
If you are flying with friends, ask them to keep you distracted during take-off, turbulence and landing. If you are flying alone, engage the person next to you in conversation. Talk about anything other than the fact that you are on a plane.
Look out the window
Unless your fear is down to you not liking heights, look out the window. This will help you understand a lot of the motions of the plane e.g. if it is turning, going up or going down.
Unfortunately, while you may assume that baggage handlers take as much care in your travel case as you do, this video will make you rethink that thought.
Justin Bieber got himself a new tattoo but he didn’t go into a tattoo parlour to get it done.
No, the 20-year-old decided to go that one bit better and got a cross inked across his chest while he was travelling by plane to Canada.
According to TMZ, the artwork was done by New York tattoo artist Bang Bang who has inked the likes of Cara Delevingne and Rihanna among others.
Talking to the news site, Bang Bang said the inking was done at 40,000 feet during really bad turbulence and claims it to be “the most difficult tattoo I’ve ever done for sure.”
The Biebs sent him a text after they had landed to explain the meaning behind the inking. He wrote: “Forgiveness is powerful, forgive as Jesus died on the cross to forgive our sins.”
Hmm, wonder if this has anything to do with recent charges that have been filed against him?