The weekend is here, and you’re probably waiting to jet off to your next blissful getaway. But the real question is this: are you prepared for the not-so-pretty hassle of a busy airport? So, in an effort to make everyone’s wanderlust-fueled adventures easier this season, we’ve rounded up 5 foolproof beauty looks you can comfortably wear in transit. #VacationMode: ON!


FOR YOUR FACE: W7 Highlight & Illuminate, P249
FOR YOUR EYES: Heroine Make Airy Curl and Long Mascara, P1,170
FOR YOUR LIPS: Labiotte Nebbiolo Red Wine Lip Tint, P599

Keep your makeup to the bare minimum for an au naturel look that’s as easy as it is effortless. Dab on a lip tint for a subtle pop of color, a swipe of mascara for wide-awake eyes, and subtle highlighting for a lit-from-within complexion. This lightweight combination lets your skin breathe—which is essential for long-haul flights.


FOR YOUR FACE: Bioré BB Cream 3D Effect, P450
FOR YOUR CHEEKS: NYX Matte Bronzer, P590
FOR YOUR BROWS: DETAIL MakeBrow Mascara, P190

For a laid-back look that practically screams vacation mode, channel your inner beach babe with casual earth-toned colors. Swipe on some brow-cara for textured arches, dust on some bronzer for warmth and dimension, and a tinted sunblock to enhance your complexion. With the added SPF, you can dash straight to the beach post-landing.


FOR YOUR SKIN: Mizon Black Snail All in One Cream, P1,350
FOR YOUR SPF: Bioré UV Watery Essence, P420
FOR YOUR FLIGHT: Benton Honest TT Mist, P450

If you’re a skincare purist, save the makeup for after touchdown. Your only focus should be keeping your bare skin hydrated and protected from check-in to check-out. Opt for a rich snail cream for long-lasting moisture and anti-inflammatory benefits to ward off travel-induced breakouts. Then, layer a light sunscreen on top for SPF protection. Oh, and don’t forget your face mist! Nothing remedies cabin-dry air like a quick hydrating spritz.


FOR YOUR FACE: Missha M Magic Cushion SPF50+, P1,200
FOR YOUR CHEEKS: Dearberry Cheekiss, P324
FOR YOUR LIPS: HAN Lip Gloss, P700

A fresh, youthful makeup look helps combat dullness during stressful airport trips. Grab a travel-friendly cushion foundation for pore-less skin and add a dab of cream blush on your cheeks for a natural flush. Then, top it off with a quick swipe of rose-colored gloss. You’ll look 100% blooming no matter how many flights you’re running to catch.


FOR YOUR FACE: Maybelline Fit Me Concealer, PP299
FOR YOUR BROWS: Holika Holika 24Hr Auto Eyebrow, PP235
FOR YOUR LIPS: L’Oreal Paris Color Riche Collection Star Red in Aishwarya Rai’s Pure Brick

We can sum up this look in 3 words: stylish, practical, and simple. By pairing a classic red lip, a spotless complexion, and immaculate brows, you create a timeless look that’s equal parts graceful and effortless no matter where you are.

Illustrations by Carli Dagdag

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