There are some nasty long-haul flight side effects — crying babies, snoring seatmates, lack of legroom — that no passenger can prevent. But showing up to your destination dehydrated, puffy-faced, and with a (natural) oil-slicked updo? That's entirely on you. Below, 14 items that'll help soothe your travel woes.
Binchotan Eye Mask
This charcoal-infused satin mask helps rejuvenate skin reducing the appearance of tired, puffy eyes and eases you off to sleep.
Glossier Balm Dotcom
Cult beauty brand Glossier has made a name for itself with exceptionally easy-to-use essentials (and cute AF packaging). Their multipurpose lip balm and skin salve is a must on the road; it's formulated with natural emollients and antioxidants which hydrate dry skin and seal in moisture. Go for the cherry balm and you'll also benefit from a little added color.
In Transit No Traces
These rosewater and wild mint-infused cleansing pads were specifically made for travel. Moisturize dehydrated skin, restore your skin's pH balance, and remove any wayward makeup with In Transit's repairing plant oils.
Huzi Travel Pillow
Travel pillows are a very divisive product, and we get that—they are pretty dorky looking. But when you're staring down a 12+hour flight, they're a necessary evil. The Huzi Infinity Pillow is our pick thanks to its versatile design.
Bumble and Bumble Dry Shampoo
Long flights = missed showers = greasy hair, and that ain't cute. Pack this travel-sized dry shampoo to extend the shelf-life of your 'do. The oil-absorbing, sulfate-free formula works well with all types of hair—straight, curly, wavy, coiled...you name it.
Verso Skincare Reviving Eye Mask
Looking to eliminate puffiness, dark circles, and dryness? Slap on these ultra-hydrating, retinol 8-infused eye masks. The tiny under-eye pads provide up to 30 hours of moisturization.
Herbivore Botanicals Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist
The rehydrating, youth-boosting, inflammation reducing, and healing properties of coconut water, hibiscus flower, hazel, and aloe vera combine in this adorable 'lil mist. Spritz your face a few times over the course of your flight and your skin will be in much better shape when you hit the tarmac.
Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Headphones II
Bose QC rose to the top of the wireless headphone game with world-class noise-cancelling capability, easy Bluetooth pairing, and 20 hours of battery life. Now, their second edition offers all that and built-in Google Assistant so you can play music, receive texts, and more without even having to touch your phone.
Milk Natural Deodorant
Do yourself—and your seatmates—a favor by traveling with this natural, lavender oil-infused deodorant.
Amazon Fire HD 8 Tablet
In case you didn't hear it yet—carriers could soon be eliminating seatback monitors and moving in-flight entertainment entirely to apps. That means you'll want to come prepped with a smartphone or Netflix-enabled tablet. The Amazon Fire HD 8 has up to 12 hours of battery life and allows you to connect to all your favorite streaming services.
IT Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream Moisturizer
Reduce the look of pores, eliminate redness, and infuse your skin with extra moisture with this quick-absorbing cream. The travel size jar is ideal for throwing in your carry-on.
Tatcha Aburatorigami Japanese Blotting Papers
S’Well Water Bottle
Air travel is notoriously de-hydrating When we're on the go, you'll always find a stainless steel S'well bottle in our bag; they're non-toxic, non-leaching, and keep our water cold for 24 hours.
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