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Beauty buzz: High flyers

Say goodbye to jet-lag woes with the latest travel heroes

Jessica Alba arrives at the Los Angeles International Airport

Can we talk about jet-lag face? Mine is a curious combination of puffy, dry and patchy. So the recent furore over new celebrity favourite Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask (£42, spurred me on to up my in-flight game. On a recent long-haul flight I applied a thin layer of the mask and, incredibly, when I touched down eight hours later, I was left with a perky, dewy glow. No wonder Kim Kardashian West and Jessica Alba rely on it.

Colorescience Mattifying Perfector Face Primer SPF20

Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask

Colorescience Mattifying Perfector Face Primer, left, and Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask

Reapplying a full face of make-up before heading into the sun feels odd. But Colorescience Mattifying Perfector Face Primer SPF20 (£35, is the ideal compromise. Not only does this primer keep sweaty shine at bay, it also smooths skin with an unusual cloud-like texture, contains a subtle tint so you don’t feel naked – and even adds sun protection into the mix.

Glossier Lash Slick Mascara

Nars Orgasm Afterglow Lip Balm

Glossier Lash Slick Mascara, left, and Nars Orgasm Afterglow Lip Balm

See-through airport cosmetics bags are not exactly roomy, so keep make-up to a minimum with Nars Orgasm Afterglow Lip Balm (£22, New for summer, it works brilliantly on both lips and cheeks and leaves a fresh, translucent warmth that’s just right for hotter climes. Glossier Lash Slick Mascara (£14,, which launched a couple of months ago, comes into its own in high summer. Unlike a full-on, lash-thickening mascara that will only dry, flake and smear in the heat, this coats lashes in a subtle black tint that stays put long after you hit arrivals.

The Lost Explorer Rehydrating Mist Hydrosol

The Lost Explorer Rehydrating Mist Hydrosol

Made with travellers in mind, The Lost Explorer Rehydrating Mist Hydrosol (£43, contains rose water, aloe vera and coconut. It hydrates, cools, smells divine – and keeps that jet-lag face at bay.

When it comes to feeling and smelling fresh, armpits often get a raw deal. Upgrade from your usual aerosol and try Modern Botany 100% Natural Deodorant (£25,, which is laced with witch hazel, sandalwood and lemon tea tree. Or pick from Jo Loves Grapefruit, Tuberose, Fig or Vetiver Graffiti Art Fragrance Body Spray (£40 each, Lighter than perfume, I spray mine on my body, hair and clothes to keep everything smelling sweet and in sync.

Jo Loves Grapefruit body spray

Modern Botany 100% Natural Deodorant

Jo Loves Grapefruit body spray, left, and Modern Botany 100% Natural Deodorant

This week we’re… mixing and matching our hair masks with Hask travel-and-budget-friendly treatment sachets. Choose from colour-protecting Kalahari Melon Oil, smoothing Keratin Protein and repairing Moroccan Argan Oil (£2.49 each,, depending how your hair feels on any given day. 

Beauty assistant: Alice Robertson