There’s no denying it, jet lag is brutal.
Extreme tiredness sets in and your body clock doesn’t know what’s going on – and it can feel like you have no idea what day it is, never mind what timezone you’re in.
Not to mention what it can do to your skin.
Long-haul flights can end up causing all kinds of problems for your skin, leaving it feeling extremely dry and looking lacklustre.
With the lack of sleep, air pressure, on-again-off-again air conditioning and just general dryness of the cabin air, it can really wreak havoc on your skin – even with the best efforts to prevent it.
And just when we thought we had seen it all when it comes to skincare, a new company have released a mask specifically targeted for post-flight skin – and people are going crazy for it.
Introducing Summer Fridays’ Jet Lag Mask.
The product is jam-packed with ingredients like vitamin C to brighten the skin; chestnut extract for a gentle exfoliation; green tea to reduce puffiness; and Niacinamide to reduce the appearance of powers and fine lines.
The company was created by Los Angeles-absed bloggers Lauren Gores Ireland and Marianna Hewitt – and is already winning over some of Hollywood’s famous faces.
Lea Michele, Kim Kardashian and Jessica Alba are already huge fans of the product, hailing it as a skincare ‘hero’.
The mask is designed to have a thick, balmy texture – and you put it on as if it were a cream.
You leave a visible layer of the mask on “cleansed, dry skin” – including the under eye area – for a minimum of 10 minutes.
Then wipe off the excess with a tissue, or with a warm cloth or towel.
The brand claims that the mask with leave your skin instantly looking “renewed, radiant and ready for anything.”
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Summer Fridays is proud to be a #cleanatsephora brand. What’s that mean? Jet Lag Mask is free of sulfates, SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehyde, phthalates, mineral oils and more ? We’re also cruelty-free + vegan ? • Clean @sephora seal? ✔️ • Leaping Bunny approved? ✔️ ? @gelcream
The Summer Fridays website doesn’t appear to ship to anywhere other than the United States at the moment – but we’ve got some good news.
The product is available via CultBeauty, priced at £42 (around €48).