We all wish we could get off the plane looking as fabulous as Marilyn Monroe in 1956. Here are some tips to land with a fresh, glowy look, because every flight is a spa opportunity.


We’ve all lived that dreadful moment, where you’ve woken up after a long and tiring flight, simply not feeling and looking your best. Fortunately, there are ways to prevent this from happening on your next getaway. If time has taught us anything, it is that history doesn’t need to repeat itself.

Once you can get over the fact that you might look weird for a few minutes… the fun can really begin! The longer the flight, the more you can get away with, especially if it’s a long overnight flight (with the lights turned off). It is also a great way to kill time and fight boredom.



Needless to say, SPF is one of the easiest ways you can keep your skin looking younger for longer. We don’t think about this enough… this is even often a factor that is overlooked, but when you are flying at 30,000 feet, you are a lot closer to the sun than usual, so sunscreen is very important.


DIOR One Essential City Defense SPF 50


This invisible shield protects the skin for up to eight hours from toxins and sun damage thanks to its triple anti-pollution action and UVA/UVB filters. It also acts as a makeup base to deliver youthful-looking radiance.


LA PRAIRIE Cellular Swiss Protection Veil



This lightweight protection veil and treatment (with SPF 50) offers daily protection against exposure to ageing UVA rays, burning UVB rays, and the environment. Many of its benefits include supporting the protective skin barrier, helping control melanin production, and improving skin tone.

The exfoliating activity also refines skin and delivers deep and long-lasting hydration. Apply as the last step of the skincare routine and allow the skin to absorb it completely before applying makeup.


KIEHL’S Lip Balm SPF15



This balm protects lips from the drying effects of wind and cold weather and helps relieve dry and chapped lips, while providing UVA and UVB protection.

SHISEIDO Urban Environment UV Protection Cream Broad Spectrum SPF14 for Face/Body

Cleansing & Moisturizing


Easy to use and multi-purpose products are the key to an effective skincare routine on the go. Your skin will be refreshed and glowy after this pampering session.


BIODERMA Sensibio H2O Make-up Removing Micelle Solution



A cleansing and make-up removing water that gently cleanses while respecting the fragility of sensitive skin.


CAUDALIE Grape Water



I carry this travel-sized face mist to refresh my complexion on the go. This organic formula increases hydration and reduces sensitivity while having anti-inflammatory properties. This versatile mist can be used as a toner, as a setting spray before applying makeup, to sooth rosacea, and to refresh and hydrate the skin throughout the day.


CLARINS Beauty Flash Balm



This flash balm instantly, moisturizes, brightens, smoothens, and tightens the skin’s surface to help eliminate signs of fatigue and stress. Use it to prepare the skin for a long-lasting makeup application. You can also use it as a 10 minute pick-me-up mask to invigorate the skin.



Flying can be stressful, on us and our skin, that is why our skin might seem dull and dehydrated after taking the plane. Masks are the perfect way to treat your skin and give it the extra boosts that it needs.


KLORANE Smoothing and Relaxing Patches with Soothing Cornflower


These eye patches are perfect for busy women who still want to take the time to pamper themselves, while accomplishing other tasks. They soften, moisturize, and smooth away lines around the eye area while also reducing puffiness. They key ingredient, Cornflower { Centaurea cyanus L. }, has been used for centuries thanks to its soothing and anti-inflammatory qualities.

ESTÉE LAUDER NightWear Plus 3-Minute Detox Mask

A detoxifying liquid-light clay mask that reduces the appearance of pores, draws out built-up impurities, and absorbs accumulated toxins and debris. This fast-drying mask resets the skin’s balance and radiance, leaving it refreshed and clarified.

BOSCIA Tsubaki Deep Hydration Sleeping Mask



During the night (or during the flight), this rich formula deeply hydrates, nourishes, and revives the skin. It helps to reinforce the skin’s barrier by locking in the moisture, creating a healthy-looking glow as you sleep. After a few hours, your skin will look radiant and feel soft and plump.





Finish of your in-flight spa session with a touch of makeup. Use multi-tasking products to simplify your beauty routine, cut the time in half and keep the content of your makeup bag to a minimal.







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