11/07/2013 18:55 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Five Top Makeup Tips From Upper Class Cabin Crew

Ever wondered how cabin crew manage to keep their full face of makeup smudge-free throughout a long-haul flight? While most passengers (Victoria Beckham not included) emerge from aeroplanes looking bleary-eyed, the staff must put their flawless appearance first, with hairspray and lipstick at the ready.

So it's no surprise that the air hostesses have a few tricks up their sleeves when it comes to their beauty regimes. We asked Virgin Atlantic Grooming Training Manager (yes, such a job exists) Moreta Allgood for her top five makeup and skincare tips to practise before flying. Take a look below for jet-setting advice from an expert:


1.The night before the flight treat your skin to an invigorating exfoliation and soothing face mask. Place a rich hydrating face cream on, such as