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24th May 2019

This Insta-famous mask promises to revive jet-lagged skin – and people are obsessed

We thought we had seen it all when it comes to skincare. Summer Fridays have proven us wrong.

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.”

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).