SQ girls beauty secrets: The most long-lasting foundations for long haul flights
When impeccable grooming is part of your job, you need a foundation that works harder than you do. These long-wearing foundation are SQ girls’ choice when it comes to travelling on the longest flights around the world
Clinically tested to last 24 hours, the Marc Jacobs Beauty Shameless Foundation also has a unique SPF technology that doesn’t cause flashback in photos (great for selfies in low-light conditions). It’s also hydrating, which means dry cabin air won’t take a toll on your skin.
The NARS All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation has an exceptionally fluid texture – almost like a serum – and a little goes a long way. Offering up to 16 hours of wear, the medium coverage blurs out redness and imperfection with ease.
Inspired by the cult favourite All Nighter Setting Spray, the Urban Decay All Nighter; Liquid Foundation has loads to live up to – and it does. With the stamina that’s probably longer than most, this foundation will take you through a morning meeting, all the way to evening cocktails with no problem.
Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation, $64
Containing Amazonian clay which intuitively adjusts itself to suit all skin types, this foundation is suitable for oily, dry or combination skin. The full coverage finish will blur out pores and keep skin looking fresh for up to 12 hours.
Containing both a foundation and concealer, the Stila Stay All Day Foundation and Concealer is the perfect item to bring along when you’re travelling. Water-resistant with a buildable coverage to boot, the formula also contains a proprietary blend of 15 bio-available vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to keep skin healthy and hydrated.
Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation, $55
With a 15-hour long-wearing formula. the Smashbox Studio Skin 15 Hour Wear Hydrating Foundation is also sweat resistant and transfer proof. Light diffusing spheres blue out imperfections, all while feeling weightless on skin.
L'Oreal Paris Infallible Pro Matte Foundation, $29.90
The L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro Matte Foundation is one of those foundations that has achieved cult status as being one of the best long-wearing foundation. Its texture is quite smooth when you apply it and boasts at 24-hour wear without the heavy, cakey feeling.