KOHA Beauty Long Haul Flight Tips
It’s finally holiday season, and if you’re jetting off somewhere fabulous this summer,
KOHA Beauty’s got your back. With the risks of dehumidified cabin hair drying out
your skin, interrupted sleep giving you eye bags and the stress of travel breaking
you out, maintaining a fresh and glowing complexion when flying long-haul can be
tricky. So, we’ve put together our top tips for you, to make your skin one less thing to worry
about when you head off on holiday….
The Prep: Things to Tick Off Before You Fly
Get your beauty sleep
Long-haul flights can really mess with your system, so it’s important to try and
notch up a good sleep pre-flight if you can. A sleepless body will have a diminished
immune system and can leave you feeling frazzled before your holiday’s even
begun, so try and get ahead of the game to ensure that you jet off feeling relaxed
Make a plan for snacks and beverages
That dry cabin air won’t just dry out your skin – it can actually dehydrate your whole
body, so it’s essential to drink plenty of water. Take a water bottle with you and fill it
up before the flight – much better for you than a coffee! If you can pack some
snacks too, your skin will thank you. Salty or sugary treats will just dehydrate you
further, so fill a lunchbox with nuts, seeds, dried fruit or maybe even some flapjacks,
to keep you satisfied without spiking your blood sugar.
Prep your skin pre-flight
Keep your skin hydrated and exfoliated, with regular use of one of our konjac
sponges, which makes cleansing easier than ever. Using a konjac sponge in the
weeks leading up to your holiday will help you to achieve a fresh, radiant
complexion that will help you feel more comfortable going makeup-free in the
Pack the right kit
Of course, flying long-haul means that you’ll likely have a bigger suitcase to stuff,
but you’ll still need to consider those pesky liquid restrictions when it comes to your
in-flight beauty essentials. KOHA Beauty’s range of products is so travel-friendly,
perfect for jet-setters everywhere!
We’d recommend packing a konjac sponge, for quick cleansing, and cutting one of
our cold-process soaps into blocks, for easy refreshment during the flight. And a
bamboo toothbrush is a must, of course! Our shampoo and conditioner bars are
ideal for travelling anyway, and taking the soap blocks limits your need to take
separate cleansers, shower gels and shaving creams – leaving more space for
As a general rule, you should only pack travel-size bottles, tubs and pots and hold
up to 100ml each, and all of these should fit into an airport-regulation, transparent
resealable bag – but you can double-check your airline’s guide to avoid any
During: What to Do While You Fly
Mask, mask, mask!
You might feel like a grade-A diva, but we recommend a sheet mask to rehydrate
the skin during the flight. But skip the high-street options for something that’s eco-
friendly and sustainable – Innisfree has a huge range of environmentally-friendly,
biodegradable sheet masks that you can use once without the guilt. Slap it on and
unwind, knowing you’ll soon be unveiling glowing, gorgeous skin.
Regular water intake during the flight will prevent that dehydrating air latching on
to your skin, and ensure that you can maintain a healthy glow.
You can also make your own face mist for an instant hydration hit. Fill a glass
atomiser bottle with a mix of rosewater and jojoba oil, and mist over your skin
regularly. Rosewater is amazing for revitalising and softening the skin, plus the
scent is super relaxing too.
Prepare for a good nap to ensure best results; that means, wear some comfy loose
clothes and bring a supportive neck pillow with you to aid a restful sleep. Ask the
airline for a blanket once you’re seated, and bring earplugs and a sleep mask to
block out noise and light.
Post Flight: What to Do When You’ve Landed
Cleanse and Rejuvenate
After many hours sat in a dry airplane cabin, you’re likely to feel a little less than
fresh. So, once you’ve touched down, head off to your hotel and prepare to refresh
and rejuvenate, naturally. Cleanse your skin with a konjac sponge, to remove plane
grime and help your skin feel extra-clean, and get those teeth feeling fresh with
your bamboo toothbrush. A shower with our extra-refreshing Green Clay, Dead Sea
Mud & Eucalyptus soap with reinvigorate you and wake you up, and using our solid
shampoo and conditioner bars will revive and rehydrate dry, lank locks.
It’s your holiday – enjoy every second!