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"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
"I sanitize EVERYTHING with EO wipes. They smell like lavender, which isn't as aromatically disruptive as some other kinds of disinfecting wipes. I do the seatbelt, the TV, the tray, all of it. I do this in hotel rooms too—remotes are covered in germs. Sometimes, if the person isn't in my row yet, I mist the area with the By Nieves Cloud of Protection spray. It's full of naturally antibacterial essential oils—I like to think it pushes away the griminess.
At some point during the flight, before I (preferably) nod off, I use these DG Skincare 4-in-1 treatment wipes which take off my makeup, cleanse and tone in one go. It's shocking how much they get done in one tiny square! Then I dab on some Fresh Black Tea eye cream and apply the Tata Harper Replenishing Nutrient Complex, a face oil in the form of a rollerball. It feels and smells amazing, and helps prevent moisture loss on flights.  Before deplaning, I spritz my face with the Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist for a little skin boost." - Maura Lynch, senior beauty editor
"My routine is very specific, especially for international flights. The minute I get on the plane, I switch from contacts to glasses and slather my face with Josie Maran argan oil. I also try to drink as much water as possible! When we're close to the end of the flight I use Mustela face wipes, followed by Embryolisse (which I cannot live without and have been using for about 10 years!!). Next, a quick toothbrushing, and done!" - Julia Kalachnikoff, accessories director
"I try to wear as little makeup as possible when I'm traveling, but if I need to look vaguely put together (like, say, if I were traveling with coworkers), I always pack makeup remover wipes (Say Yes To Cucumbers Facial Towelettes Travel Pack is my go-to) in my purse so that I can clean it off as soon as I get on the plane. I make sure to bring a good, rich moisturizer—Weleda Skin Food is great and well-priced—and/or a face oil, like Fresh's Seaberry Moisturizing Face Oil. I also use an eye cream, usually whatever is in my current routine—in this case, Estee Lauder's Re-Nutriv's Age Renewal Eye Crème.
For arrival, I make sure to pack a tinted moisturizer (I love Stila's Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer), a concealer (Hourglass' Hidden Corrective Concealer works wonders—just make sure your skin is nice and moisturized), an eyelash curler, and a bright red lipstick (NARS' Manhunt goes on sheer but packs a good color punch, which is nice if you want to look fresh off an airplane but not all done up)." - Verena von Pfetten, executive digital editor
"Essential in any situation, really: Purell wipes. For wiping down an armrest, table—anything and everything in sight! During the flight, I use a thick, old school Nivea cream to keep my hands (and sometimes face!) from drying out. Then, toward the end of the flight, I use witch hazel wipes to freshen up my face and neck. Also great are Colgate's mini toothbrushes! I take my bottle of water into the restroom with me for a quick rinse before I land." - Anne Keane, fashion director
"My number one beauty concern during a long flight? Chapped lips and dry hands—both of which I struggle with on a daily basis (especially during the winter), and which tend to get exponentially worse at high altitude. Vaseline treats both of these ailments quickly, cheaply and effectively. I can't wait to try the brand's new rose-scented version, which is finally available outside of the UK!" - Elana Fishman, senior digital editor
"I'm originally from LA, so I'm constantly flying back to see my family (and escape the winter chill). My skin gets so dry on planes, so I always make sure to pack a bag with these five in-flight essentials:
1. Face Wipes: So I can conveniently clean my face as soon as I board, even if there's a long line for the restroom.

2. Hand Sanitizer: They double as a tray/seat cleaner if I'm feeling really OCD.

3. Hand Soap: I hate the drying, neon pink soap in public restrooms, and these take up no space and smell great.

4. Mineral Water Mist: I spritz this on my face throughout the flight (much to the embarrassment of my husband).

5. Lotion: I slather this generously on my face and hands and love how it melts into my skin and keeps it moisturized for a five-plus-hour flight." - Jane Sung, Lucky Breaks editor
"SK-II face masks on overnight flights!" - Katia Kuethe, creative director
"Since I usually fly alone and end up talking to a lot of random strangers, I don't feel comfortable being at the airport without makeup on. Even still, I try to stick with a simple, fresh-feeling beauty routine.
I start with a cleansed face and follow with a light moisturizer. I love this Dior day cream called Diorsnow Fresh Creme Global Transparency. It is really light and it feels and smells so delightful. I swear I feel happier when I put it on. (OK. I may have a beauty product addiction.) After that, I'll apply a sheer foundation. My favorite is from CK One's 3-in-1 face makeup—it acts as a serum, primer and foundation.

In case I decide to fall asleep on the plane, I never use more than a swipe of mascara for my eyes (my go-to being Benefit's They're Real), followed by a sheer rosy lip to brightens my very pale face. Giorgio Armani has a lipstick I am obsessed with. It's so creamy and hydrating and the 503 color is the perfect shade. I think it goes with every skin tone; it's sort of like a lipstick/gloss/balm hybrid. These steps allow me to look presentable when I get off the plane. All I need to do before deplaning is add a little concealer, reapply my lipstick and I'm set!" - Kristie Dash, assistant to the editor-in-chief
"The air can be dry when you fly, so I'm all about drinking tons of water and lotioning up! Got to stay hydrated and cool up there!" - Lance Weiss, research editor
"As a fairly frequent flyer with testy, oil-prone skin, I've mastered my airplane beauty routine with one simple trick: completely removing my makeup before I get on the plane. I swear by these Neutrogena makeup remover towelettes, which I keep handy throughout the flight in case I feel my skin getting nasty. Throughout any given trip, I'll go through between five and 10 towelettes—but they're so, so necessary for keeping my skin clean and bacteria-free." - Maura Brannigan, digital fashion news writer
"My number one beauty/health must-have for flying is Airborne. The last thing anyone wants is to get sick going to/coming from a vacation, so I usually throw two of these in a water bottle before jumping on the plane. I'm convinced that they protect me from any germ." - Stephanie Kornblum, public relations coordinator