Airplane Beauty 101: Lucky Editors' Favorite In-Flight Products

"The airplane has an acne-obliterating action on my skin that sort of makes it qualify as a beauty product in and of itself. Also the lighting in an airplane bathroom is so bad that it's weirdly good. So though I hate hate hate air travel, I always emerge from a flight overconfident and makeup-free.

1. Burt's Bees hand sanitizer: It smells comfortingly of cinnamon, contains no world-destroying antibacterial stuff, yet destroys germs…handily. After you return from the hideous airplane bathroom with the terrifying faucet handles and grotesque doorknobs, spritz this on once you're safely back in your seat. And then keep spritzing as your seatmates sneeze, etc.

2. Intelligent Nutrients Anti-Aging Serum: This is actually an oil, not a serum, and it RULES. I apply it constantly during a plane ride. Constantly! And it's good in the ends of your hair, to prevent them turning to straw.       

3. Weleda Skin Food: The most moisturizing, packed-with-skin-reviving-essential-oils cream on this earth (or, I guess, above the earth). I layer it over the oil, and use it for my hands too. It also kind of doubles as perfume—that's how good it smells.

4. Korres Lip Butter in Guava: So rich, smells like the best vacation, all-around pure comfort, pure heaven." - Jean Godfrey-June, executive beauty director
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Every flight seems to have one: that girl who, even after spending several hours enduring the same dry, cramped conditions as everybody else, deplanes looking mind-bogglingly dewy and well-rested. She leaves you too intrigued to be jealous, because who survives air travel without getting puffy eyes and dry patches? Does that mean you can as well?

According to our editors, the answer is yes. As you'll see in the slideshow above, which includes their in-flight beauty routines, maintaining your skin, health and hair while traveling through the sky all comes down to the right products. Click through to see what they use, and to stock up before your next big trip—next time, you'll be the one everyone notices.

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