NAVIGATING ONBOARD TRAVEL LIMITS
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.