Beauty and wellness advice for the slopes
Issue 12 / 07 February 2019
Beauty and wellness advice for the slopes

Tips and tricks to help you prioritise the beauty essentials to leave you feeling relaxed, revitalised and rejuvenated on the slopes.

Charlie McCorry

From thermals and sunglasses to gloves and goggles, there are plenty of necessities needed for alpine trips. With sub-zero temperatures and high-altitude resorts, it is very easy for your body to become dehydrated and overworked so packing products to prep your body is vital.

But don't worry, help is at hand as Charlie McCorry, COO at mobile beauty company Ruuby, shares her tips and tricks to help you prioritise the beauty essentials to leave you feeling relaxed, revitalised and rejuvenated on the slopes.

For the ultimate luxury and reward for your body, take a 24-hour on-demand beauty and wellness therapist to the mountains with you and have unlimited access to customised massages, facials, manicures and blow-dries, all delivered in the comfort of your own chalet. To book, please call Leo Trippi and speak to a member of the team.

Hair

TIP: Tie long hair in a small bun and secure it with an invisible hair net for extra support. When the time comes for lunch or après, your hair will appear unscathed and without any sign of that large fall!

PRODUCT: Shu Uemura Essence Nourishing Oil

RUUBY TREATMENT: Oplex Treatment and Blow Dry

Hands

TIP: Constantly removing your gloves with exposure to the cold weather can leave your hands and nails feeling dry and cracked. Apply oil around each nail cuticle and use hand cream every morning before you head out onto the slopes.

PRODUCT: Connock London Hand Cream

RUUBY TREATMENT: Gel manicure

Face

TIP: As your face combats a combination of harsh conditions, including sun rays, snow, sleet and wind, it is important to prep your skin each morning and rescue it each evening.

PRODUCT: Dr. Murad multi-vitamin oil

RUUBY TREATMENT: Murad Method Facial

Lips

TIP: Powerful winds and dry air will often cause chapped lips. Be sure to exfoliate, cleanse and moisturise your lips before you travel and at least every couple of days whilst you are away.

PRODUCT: Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream

RUUBY TREATMENT: Cosmetic injectables

Body

TIP: After a week’s long adventure and excitement on the slopes, there are sure to be a few aches and pains. At the end of each day, nothing beats a hot bath to really relax those tired muscles.

PRODUCT: Aromatherapy Associates deep relax bath oil

RUUBY TREATMENT: Deep tissue post-ski massage

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