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New reg­u­la­tions were in­tro­duced last year for any­one trav­el­ling through an EU air­port, which spec­ify that liq­uids, banned en­tirely for one brief pe­riod, are now al­lowed but only in con­tain­ers of 100mls or less.

Gels, pastes, lo­tions and cos­met­ics all fall un­der this head­ing too, and must be in sim­i­larly small con­tain­ers to pass muster.

Th­ese must be car­ried in a trans­par­ent, re-seal­able bag of max­i­mum size

The Ir­ish Times 20cm by 20cm, with only one bag al­lowed per per­son. Ex­cep­tions are made for medicine or baby food, but be warned – pas­sen­gers may be re­quired to taste their own ex­pressed breast milk to con­vince se­cu­rity of its ve­rac­ity. Sharp items never had a chance in hand lug­gage, and the old stan­dards still ap­ply. Nail scis­sors, metal nail files and, hor­ror of hor­rors, tweez­ers, will all be con­fis­cated so get rid of stray hairs and hang nails be­fore

FASH­ION you leave the house. If all this trav­el­ling light busi­ness leaves you feel­ing a lit­tle low in spir­its how­ever, there’s light at the end of the pas­sen­ger se­cu­rity screen­ing area, and it’s called Duty Free.

Once your hand lug­gage has been ex­am­ined and given the all-clear, you are at lib­erty to re­plen­ish your makeup and al­co­hol sup­ply from within the con­fines of the air­port’s se­cure area.

And with all th­ese reg­u­la­tions, you even have a le­git­i­mate ex­cuse to stock up on new beauty prod­ucts.

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