10 Beauty Tips for the Frequent Flyer


Arrive at your summer destination refreshed with these 10 in-flight beauty secrets.

La Prairie Anti-Aging Eye and Lip Perfection A Porter, $160, laprairie.com.

“This super moisturizing (and chic) eye and lip compact (above) is always in my bag, but it really comes in handy after a long overnight flight.” – Sue Williamson, Digital Editor


Holly Beth Organics Face & Neck Elixir, $75, hollybethorganics.com.

“I put two droplets in my palms, then pat my cheeks before I doze off on overnight flights.” – Jane Larkworthy, Beauty Director


Lucas’ Pawpaw Ointment, $16, rickysnyc.com.

“It moisturizes instantly—my lips get so dry when I fly and my Australian friends have really gotten me into it!” – Tina Huynh, Associate Jewelry Editor


Ling Dual Moisture Emulson, $68, lingskincare.com.

“I apply this moisturizing liquid before takeoff—and feel better than I started by the time I land.” – Sarah Leon, Senior Web Editor

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Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15, $23, sephora.com.

“I’m a fan of Fresh’s tinted lip treatments, but up in the air, I swear by the non-tinted lip variety to keep my plane-parched lips moisturized and protected from the heightened UVA rays.” – Vanessa Lawrence, Features Writer


Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Face + Body Stick SPF 70, $11, neutrogena.com.

“This stick is easy to use and leaves no greasy residue on my skin. Just glide it on to combat UV rays through airplane windows and done.” – Kristen Auble, Research Editor


Yes to Cucumbers Soothing Hypoallergenic Facial Towelettes, $3, drugstore.com.

“These towelettes keep my skin from getting irritated in the air—without the hassle of carrying raw cucumbers with me.” – Emilia Petrarca, Associate Digital Editor


La Prairie Cellular Swiss Ice Crystal Dry Oil, $300,laprairie.com.

“Whenever I fly, my skin gets incredibly irritated and dehydrated. This oil not only helps to seal in moisture but it works as an anti-inflammatory so I arrive looking refreshed.” - Gillian Sagansky, Assistant to the Editor in Chief


Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II, $92, sephora.com.

“I often take the red-eye and find that serums, like this one, work wonders against the dry plane air.” – Ryann Foulke, Assistant Fashion Editor


Cleansing Wipes, $11, thehut.com.

“A portable version of my favorite soap—these wipes soothe stressed skin and remove makeup.” – Mia Adorante, Associate to the Fashion and Style Director
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By Sue Williamson

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