Virtuoso Life - July/August 2017 - 70
BEAUTIFY YOUR TRIP
INSIGHT FROM THE LEADING EDGE OF THE SAMPLE-SIZE BEAUTY WORLD.
SKINCARE MERCHANT, BIRCHBOX
TRAVEL CRED: Johns, who oversees the skincare division for a
company that made its name
peddling TSA-friendly beauty
products, travels a few times a
year for work and several more
for personal trips. The past
year has taken her to Spain,
and to South Korea for a
IN-FLIGHT BEAUTY RITUAL: "If it's
anything longer than a five-
MY PERFECT IN-FLIGHT
V I RT U O S O L I F E
SPF. "As a senior skincare
merchant and a very pale person,
SPF is key. It's the best antiaging
tool in your beauty regimen, and
nothing ruins a vacation like a
horrible peeling sunburn."
I NEVER LEAVE HOME WITHOUT: "I take
the following when I'm traveling,
but honestly, you'll find them in
my bag any time."
A long book. "On my most
recent trip, it was The Magic
Mountain by Thomas Mann."
My iPod. "Yes, I still use an
iPod. I need to have every record-
A S'well bottle,
for extra water.
ing by Black Sabbath available to
listen to at any given moment."
A notebook. "I have a travel
notebook where I keep a list of
what I want to see, eat, and do,
with plenty of backup options. I'm
type A to a fault, even on vacation."
YOU SHOULD ALWAYS LEAVE HOME
WITHOUT: "Full-size anything. It's
unnecessary and weighs down
Acure Organics Coconut &
Argan Oil Cleansing
Avène Thermal Spring
Water, to mist and hydrate
IF I COULD TAKE ONLY FIVE PRODUCTS
ON A TRIP:
Paula's Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliant
Eve Lom Cleanser, for the
perfect cleanse at night.
Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream,
for the right amount of hydration
in any climate.
Shu Uemura Art of Hair
Color Lustre Cool Blonde
Shade Reviving Balm, to keep
my platinum hair super icy.
Dr. Jart+ Premium Beauty
Balm SPF 45, for coverage and
an extra dose of SPF.
Dr. Jart+ Vital Hydra Solution Sheet Mask, to infuse
my skin with hydration.
(VANITY KIT) NOVA ALEKSANDRA/GETTY IMAGES
THE PRO: JAMIE JOHNS, SENIOR
hour flight, I try to wipe off
my makeup with a cleansing
wipe, mist my face, and apply a
hydrating mask because the air
is so dry. I always bring my own
bottle of water as well, because
you never get enough water from
the flight crew."