The Essential Beauty Tips for Business Travellers

Believe me, these will surely revolutionise your travels.

Business travelling has become part and parcel of almost every businessperson’s life. When on the go and following up on a hectic business meeting schedule, one has to compromise on several things. But self-care should never be on that list! So, to help make things easier for you, we’ve found ten amazing beauty tips for all you busy business travellers.

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Are you that busy business traveller who didn’t even get time to put on your favourite serums at the end of a long business day? It can be challenging to find time for beauty when you’re always on the go. However, there are some essential beauty tips for business travellers to keep your complexion in tip-top condition. Hop on below to learn about them!

Tip #1: Never Make All of Your Beauty Appointments for the Day Before You Leave

When finalising reservations for your beauty appointments, never rely on the last day before you travel. Several treatments, like manicures and pedicures, can be done at the last minute. But other more intensive beauty treatments need more downtime, such as wax and facials.

For example, after a wax, your skin needs time to heal. If it’s exposed to the scorching Sun, especially in tropical areas, severe sunburns can result. So for waxing, it must be done two to four days ahead. On the other hand, facials must be done at least a week ahead to get the best results.

Tip #2 – Skip Long-Lasting Lipsticks

These lipsticks can only dehydrate your mouth. But you can still get pink-perfect lips. Apply multiple coats of lip stains, let it dry, and then top it with a clear gloss. Reapply the gloss throughout the trip to give your lips a “just made up fresh” look.

Tip #3 – Tip 3: Keep Your Hands Off Your Face

If you want to experience fewer acne breakouts when travelling, keep your hands off your face. While it’s a common instinct, you can pick up unknown bacteria and other contaminants if you keep touching your skin, resulting in skin issues after you arrive. If you want, you can use an antibacterial hand wash to ensure further protection before you apply makeup. 

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Tip #4 – Consider Baby Powder Your Best Buddy!

The next tip on the essential beauty tips for business travellers: carrying baby powder. Several dermatologists and hair experts have asked their patients not to use dry shampoo to keep their blowouts alive as it’ll do nothing but build up gunk on your scalp. It’s as destructive as the buildup of hairspray. 

So get your hands on a travel-size bottle of baby powder and keep it in your hand-carry luggage. You can use it the same way you would use dry shampoo. In short, it’s one of the must-have travel beauty products.

Tip #5 – Don’t Slack on Dental Care

There is no excuse to neglect the health of your teeth and gums, no matter what! You should carry your toothbrush and toothpaste in your hand luggage to brush on the go. Though if you’re getting on a long-haul flight on a full-service airline, you can probably get a care kit for the journey.

Tip #6 – Chill Out Puffy Eyes

Have continuous nights of work made your eyes puffy? No need to worry; just chill out! Take a washcloth and put crushed ice over it. Apply it under your eyes for around a minute. According to many, doing so instantly makes you feel and look fresh. 

Tip #7 – Do Not Sleep with Wet Hair

It’s natural to want to jump into the showers after a hectic business day. Your hair is at its weakest when it’s wet. Sleeping with wet hair causes stretching, which breaks them or makes them even finer. So, if you love your hair, you must roughly dry them before going to bed, irrespective of how tired you are. 

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Tip #8 – Benefit from the Hotel Air Dryer

You can still dry your hair with the air dryer in your hotel room. We actually have a hack to refresh your hair in a few minutes! Just work some baby powder into your roots and grab the blow dryer in your fully-furnished serviced apartment or hotel room. Don’t forget to turn the heat setting to cool! 

Dry your hair from the top, around your face, and then back to the ends of your hair. This way, the powder will be pushed from the roots to the middle and ends, giving your hair a breezy look. 

Tip #9 – Get the Grease Out!

Greasy hair often takes an hour or even more to wash and dry. To cope with a busy schedule, you can use dry shampoo instead. It adds volume to your hair as it cleans and deodorises. The best thing about it is that it comes in several shades; you can get the one that matches your hair colour. It won’t take up too much weight when you’re packing into your check-in baggage too!

BONUS: Tip #10: Beauty Plan for Men

Heads up, the male frequent travellers. You need a beauty plan, too, bro! Although men’s beauty routines are usually shorter (usually), some planning still needs to be done. To start, here are some must-have skincare travel essentials to carry on the go!

  • Cleanser
  • Hydrating under-eye products
  • Moisturizer
  • SPF
  • Lip color
  • Self-tanner
  • Face wipes
  • Face wash
  • Toner
  • Hand and body lotion
  • Eye mask
  • Essential oils blend
  • Deodorant 
  • Night cream
  • Sunscreen
  • Perfume
  • Gradual tanning lotion
  • Essential oils
  • Razor
  • Nail file/clippers, etc.

To be honest, the skincare and beauty essentials list has no end; besides all these, you will need supplements or ointments if you do use it. Further additions depend on your requirements; we have just shortlisted a few compulsory ones.

Wrapping Up The Essential Beauty Tips for Business Travellers

That’s all the beauty travel tips we have for when you’re on the go. Believe me, these will surely revolutionise your travels, saving loads of your time and keeping you refreshed.


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