With the holiday season upon us, airplanes can be an unpleasant yet unavoidable factor in travel. Sure, they bring you home to your grandma’s long-perfected pumpkin pie, but they always seem to leave you feeling puffy, greasy, and utterly exhausted as soon as you step off the flight. What’s worse: you may even feel these residual effects a few days after you land. So, we have decided to help. Although we can’t assist you in avoiding awkward run-ins with old high school friends in the grocery store, we certainly can help you look just as fabulous when you step off that plane as you did when you stepped on.
A company’s “cruelty-free” status has become a massive determining factor in how well its products sell - and rightfully so. Animal testing is a not only unnecessary, it’s unethical. Animals endure horrendous atrocities in the name of “beauty,” when, in reality, there are countless other ways to safely and honorably test products.
Sometimes we underestimate the power of Mother Nature’s resources. We forget that the same ingredients that make our expensive skincare products so wonderful are often sourced from common plants. Additionally, these ingredients are typically inexpensive and accessible at any local grocery store. Of course, household fruits aren’t a substitute for your retinol, but they can definitely help if you’re on a tight budget or don’t have time to stop by a fancy department store for other products.
Exercise seems to be the universal medicine. Want more energy? Exercise. Want to lower your stress levels? Exercise. Want Michelle Obama arms? You know how this goes. Every doctor will tell you that working out alleviates most of your physical maladies, but fewer people voice the incredible effects that it has on your largest organ - skin.