New York City

Whether it’s squeezing into that nook on the subway, or meandering around the many different people that stomp through Times Square, it’s hard not to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the city that arguably boasts the very best fashion and culture in the Northern Hemisphere, New York.

Coming into contact with multiple forms of pollution is inevitable in New York. It’s very easy for the skin on your body and face (especially) to feel the impact of the city, fast. But don’t let that stop you from visiting the city that never sleeps…

On a recent trip to the big apple, we tasked a member of the AHL team to identify the problems that they had and partnered up the products that would have minimised these problems for them!

“When taking off my makeup there was a lot more dirt than what I was used to in London, I assume it was to do with the air pollution.”

SOLUTION: Ultimate Face

This lightweight, easy to travel with daily face moisturiser contains the super ingredient Pollustop®, which forms a natural barrier to protect the skin from pollution, all whilst improving the texture and boosting skin renewal. This paired with your favourite SPF will create the ultimate protection against UV rays and excess dirt in the atmosphere.


  • Multi-active Neodermyl® triggers the skin to produce Collagen and Elastin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles
  • Pollustop® forms a natural barrier to protect the skin from pollution, improving the texture and boosting skin renewal
  • Helps prolong the life of your tan as well as containing skin-boosting ingredients
  • Vegan friendly

“My face felt very dry when I got off the plane and I didn’t want to slather a load of foundation onto for my first night on the town.”

SOLUTION: Illuminating Face Mist

This 75ml power product is a must whenever you are travelling overseas. The Hyaluronic Acid gives your skin an instant burst of hydration, whilst the light reflecting illuminators gives your skin an immediate radiance diminishing any signs of just stepping off an 8 hour + flight… Use the Face Mist alongside one of our expertly designed face brushes to add coverage and lift to the face, acting like a semi-permanent bronzer and reducing any need for makeup. Simply add your favourite red lip, some layers of mascara and a brush through your brows and you’re ready for your first martini.


  • Hyaluronic Acid plus vitamins A and E maintains vital moisture levels
  • Light reflecting illuminators deliver immediate radiance
  • Acts like a semi-permanent bronzer, evening out and reducing need for makeup

“After day 2/3 my skin started to feel extremely dehydrated and I started to get small pimples around my shoulders and top of my back, something I have had before but came on quite dramatically after landing!”

SOLUTION: New Skin Body

Firstly, it is imperative than when travelling to new climates, ample amount of water is drunk to maintain internal hydration levels. We often forget that our skin is our body’s largest organ and so needs to be at the top of our priority list when we travel. In addition to that, look no further than our Advanced Glycolic Body Scrub. This award-winning scrub contains a wonderful combination of both glycolic and fruit acids to resurface the top few layers of the skin, which means you can say goodbye to scaly dry skin and hello to a fresh, smooth canvas. It also contains Aloe Vera which will really help to soothe the skin and reduce any inflammation which could be contributing to the breakouts.


  • Glycolic and fruit acids refine and polish the skin ensuring rapid exfoliation
  • Aloe Vera refreshes and soothes skin
  • Vegan friendly

All the products mentioned above are travel friendly and you can even keep your Ultimate Face and Illuminating Face Mist in your hand luggage so if you need a little moisture or colour top up mid-flight, we’ve got you covered.

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