Top in-flight beauty tips

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Flights. especially those of the long-haul variety, can leave you dehydrated, tired and a little worse for wear by the time you reach your destination.

But there are beauty tricks that can leave you fresh-faced and fabulous as you step off the place. We speak to Boots Expert No7 Advisor Samantha Greaves...

1. Moisturise

"The humidity inside a plane cabin is lower than in most deserts (about 25 per cent)," said Samantha. "This can result in dehydration, sensitivity and tired, dull skin and hair.

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"To avoid the ffects of low humidity and retain moisture, it's best to take the necessary precautions. While some stylng products are a definite no when flying, a good tricky is to take a small intense moisturiser for the skin and an oil or serum for your hair."

2. Luminate your skin

"Avoid using a foundation while flying as these can end up drying out your skin," says the beauty expert. "However, if you need a little pick-me-up, try a tinted moisturiser – this will give you a bit of colour while keeping you hydrated.

"Then, for an added touch, apply concealer under the eyes to give a refreshed look."

3. Add a pop of colour

"Tiredness and dehydration can lead to your skin looking a little washed out," says Samantha. " To help avoid this, pack a bronzer in your hand luggage and use before stepping off the plane. You can also add a pop of colour to your lips for a glam finish."

4. Widen your eyes

A lot of us struggle to sleep on the plane, so Samantha recommends faking those eight hours. "Try Boots Pharmaceuticals Tired Eyes Eye Drops (£3.10) – this gives dry or tired eyes a gentle refreshment and soothes at the same time," she says.