The Best Moisturisers for Your Carry-On


Keep your skin hydrated inflight, in transit and on arrival. 

Grown Alchemist Hydra-Repair Day Cream: Camellia & Geranium Blossom
This sweet-smelling day cream is a best-seller for Melbourne brand Grown Alchemist. The non-greasy formula promises to “improve hydration and condition the skin”, without leaving oil or shine.

$48.95 | 

Aesop Elemental Facial Barrier Cream  
Aesop – another great Melbourne brand – created this cream for dry, sensitive skin. Travelling to a cold climate? The rich cream provides  a barrier against harsh conditions. 

$60 |

Chanel Hydra Beauty Micro Sérum  
A quality serum has a place in every woman’s skincare arsenal. This new release from Chanel works on all skin types and offers extra hydration. For best results, apply it morning and night beneath  your moisturiser.

$132 |

Clinique Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator 
A combination cream gel, this is ideal for very dry skin and doubles as an all-round skin softener and primer. Pack it in your carry-on for a light, long-lasting dewiness.

$60 | 

Diptyque Protective Moisturizing Lotion for the Face 
Parisian house Diptyque is famed for its candles but does a nice line in skincare, too. This milky moisturiser evens and invigorates. Bonus points for the crisp orange fragrance.

$76 |   

Philosophy No Reason To Hide Instant Skin Tone Perfecting Moisturizer SPF 20 
This perfecting cream promises to even out skin tone and has calming chamomile and botanical extracts. A real multi-tasker, it comes in two shades and is also  a sunscreen. 

$50 | 

SK-II Stempower 
Designed to plump and replenish, this Japanese anti-ager soothes parched skin and promises to stimulate the renewal cycle.

$200 | 

Top image: Edward Urrutia

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