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Airplane Beauty Essentials


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No matter how you slice it, any flight of any substantial amount of time can be a nightmare for your skin, even for the most seasoned of travelers. However, if you’re prepared well enough to face all that air travel has to throw at you, feeling and looking refreshed isn’t totally out of the realm of possibilities. Here are our must-have airplane beauty essentials to help you keep your skin in-check.

1. Asos, Charlotte Tillbury, Travel Size Magic Night Cream, $45

Staying hydrated is crucial on flights since the air can be so dry! Charlotte Tillbury’s night cream is the perfect way to feed your skin with supercharged ingredients for a glowing complexion by the time you land at your destination.

2. Vichy, Quenching Mineral Face Mask, $20

All you need is five minutes for this leave-on face mask to work its magic! The Vichy Quenching Mineral Face Mask is enriched with Vitamin B3 and Glycerin for a hydration boost to dry and uncomfortable skin. Even better – this is perfect for those with sensitive skin!


3. Asos, Revolution Neon Heat Thirsty Watermelon Hydrating Misting Spray, $9 $6.50

This misting spray is perfect for on-the-go hydration. With a fresh watermelon scent, spritz this on top of your existing makeup (or bare face) for a dewy finish.

4. Bloomingdale’s, Virtue, Dry Shampoo 4.5oz, $34

Keeping your hair up will definitely help keep you looking polished during and after a long flight. But if you feel like your hair needs a boost after landing, refresh your hairstyle with a few sprays of your fav dry shampoo. Virtue Dry Shampoo is a weightless spray that will work to absorb buildup and revive your style.

5. Asos, This Works In Transit No Traces Makeup Remover Pads, $26

Boarding a red-eye and forgot to clean your face prior to take off? No sweat! Give your skin some much needed TLC but gently removing makeup with these makeup remover pads. Perfect for travel, these pads feature a blend of repairing plant oils, rosewater, anti-inflammatory sweet almond oil, and balancing antibacterial water mint.

6. Bloomingdale’s, PopBand, Starry Eyes Self-Warming Eye Masks, $20

These are the ultimate must-have when you’re hoping on a long flight. Starry Eyes Self-Warming Eye Masks will help create calmness amongst the travel chaos. When the pouch of the mask is opened, the powder insides start heating within 30 seconds and can last up to 20 mins.

7. Bloomingdale’s, Clinique Superbalm Lip Treatment, $18.50

Never hop on a plane without some kind of lip treatment or balm! This Clinique Superbalm Lip Treatment is deeply hydrating, and helps repair dry, distressed lips and replenishes moisture loss – all of which is bound to happen on a plane.

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