This time of year the pressure is on to look fabulous – but regular or long-haul travel can leave you feeling less than your best. Try our top in-flight beauty essentials to ensure a more relaxing journey and fresh-faced arrival.
1. Eye Mask
Velvet Eye Mask by Holistic Silk, £46
You’re one step closer to sleep on your journey thanks to this comforting and light blocking mask. A therapeutic lavender fragrance helps to calm stress and tension headaches.
2. Eye Brightener
Shiseido Pure Retinol Instant Treatment Eye Mask, £56
Travelling gives you time on your hands, so why not pamper yourself with an instant eye calming and reviving mask. Formulated with Shiseido-original Pure Liquid Retinol Delivery System, these concentrated under-eye treatment sheets dramatically transform the appearance of wrinkles and help improve dark circles with a single application.
3. Face Cream
Bobbi Brown Extra Repair Moisture Cream, £62.50
A lightweight and non-greasy yet richly hydrating moisturising cream which is perfect to protect against dry cabin air.
4. Facial Spritz
Clinique Moisture Surge Face Spray, travel size, £4.32
Apply mid-flight to ensure skin stays hydrated and after you apply make-up for a refreshed and more radiant looking complexion.
5. Hand Cream
La Prairie White Caviar Illuminating Hand Cream, £94
A truly indulgent and richly hydrating hand cream, this luxury skin softener refines and hydrates the hands for younger looking skin.
6. Lip Balm
Creme De La Mer The Lip Balm, £42
The ultimate skin soothing lip balm ideal to keep lips soft during long-haul flights. This wonder balm softens even very dry lips on first application to rejuvenate and repair.
7. Make-up Palette
Laura Mercier Colour to Go Palette for Eyes, Lips and Cheeks in Natural Nude, £32
Travelling make-up free is not always an option particularly if you’re flying for business. This super cute kit makes it easy to to apply a full yet natural make-up look during your journey.
8. Pillow Spray
This works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray, £16
Spritz onto your travel pillow, scarf or blanket and allow the lavender and chamomile scent to calm nerves and aid a relaxing sleep.
9. Face Wipes
Ole Henriksen Truth To Go Wipes, £15
Thanks to a fresh yet warming citrus and vanilla scent – these anti-ageing facial wipes are a pleasure to use. Packed full of vitamin C, they also brilliantly brighten your complexion.
Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation, £28.50
If you’re flying for business, a flawless face is essential. This stay put, non-transferable foundation is the one air hostess’ swear by and will ensure your make-up appears freshly applied.