Ever wondered why Singapore Airlines stewardesses always look their best on the job?
The girls let us in on their secrets.
They say to figure out a woman’s age, look at her hands.
Since the air in the cabin is dehydrating, and air stewardesses wash their hands a lot, they always use hand cream to keep their hands soft. Even stewards use it!
Try: Elizabeth Arden Eight HourⓇ Cream Intensive Moiturizing Hand Treatment
NEXT: Spray on facial mist →
This helps to keep your skin hydated when the air is dry.
Try: LANEIGE Water Bank Mineral Skin Mist
NEXT: Drink lots of water →
At the risk of sounding like a broken record: drinking enough fluids will also ensure your skin looks hydrated.
NEXT: Put on lip gloss before lipstick →
While most people put on lip balm before lipstick, some Singapore Airline stewardesses prefer lip gloss to keep their puckers moisturised throughout the flight.
Try: MAKE UP STORE Lip Gloss Wand
NEXT: Go easy on the hairspray →
If you have a bob cut, blow dry your hair using a large round brush, then shape with hair clay, before spraying lightly to set it. Don’t spray too much or your hair will look flat and heavy.
NEXT: Bring a nail polish out for touchups →
Due to the nature of their work, even gel polishes can get chipped sometimes. The secret to their nonethless perfect-looking manicure? Touchups.
You don’t have to remove and reapply new coats of colour – just fix the chip and you’re good to go. Do a proper touchup when back in the hotel or, in your case, at home.
NEXT: Use lip liner when putting on red lipstick →
This helps to prevent the colour from bleeding or feathering.
Stains from red lipstick take a bit of effort to remove and since stewardesses can’t spend too much time on touchups, prevention is better than cure.
Try: Chanel Le Crayon Levres Precision Lip Definder in 92 Capucine
NEXT: Let your skin breathe →
On their days off, most of the Singapore Airlines stewardesses don’t put on makeup so their skin can take a break.
If they’re working on long-haul flights, stewardesses can have makeup on for as long as 15 hours. So, letting your skin breathe in between flights is important.
NEXT: Let your nails take a breather too →
Nails that don’t have the chance to breathe will be weak and prone to breaking.
When they’re not wearing red nails on the job, most Singapore Airlines stewardesses don’t wear nail polish.
Try: Sally Hansen Hard As Nails Nail Strengthener
NEXT: Use time-saving items →
As an air stewardess, you hardly find yourself having a ten-minute break before someone requires your assistance.
Try: Sephora Instant Nail Polish Remover to take off your nail colour; Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat to lock in your polish quickly
NEXT: Hand cream is a must →
By Cleo, 20 June 2016
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