Fresh off the Plane: A Wellness Guide For Travelers

Here are some expert tips to keep a healthy body and prevent tired looking skin during a long-haul flight. 

This is an excerpt from Lifestyle Asia’s March 2023 Issue.


The average person is made of 60% water. It just makes sense to keep our body hydrated. It will help our skin look young and fresh. Water is the best way to stay healthy during the flight and in the airplane which has less moisture in its atmosphere.

Wellness Guide for Travelers: Hydrate
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Keep moisturizer light. Use one with a good emollient. Skip the scents as your skin may react to them, advises Dr. Johanna Pauline Lazo-Dizon, dermatologist at Asian Hospital and Medical Center. Find Lazo-Dizon on Facebook @Johanna Pauline Lazo Dizon. An alternative is to use fractionated coconut oil mixed with therapeutic grade essential oil, says Samantha Morales, a registered and licensed Nutritionist-Dietitian. Find Morales on Instagram @dietitiansamantha.

Wellness Guide for Travelers: Moisturize
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As part of your preparations, exfoliate your skin by making your own coffee scrub at home. Simply mix ground coffee, pure essential oils, coconut oil and coconut sugar. Exfoliating gets rid of dead skin cells that makes our skin look more radiant and rejuvenated.

Wellness Guide for Travelers: Exfoliate
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What’s the gut got to do with my face, you may ask. A lot! Probiotics are essential for many vital bodily functions including a healthy digestive tract. It also supports one’s immune system. 

Wellness Guide for Travelers: Probiotics
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