Heading off on a long-haul flight to an amazing destination? Pack these 10 items in your carry-on luggage to make sure your trip is a smooth and dreamy one!
Yves Saint Laurent Eye Wake-Up Roll-On Touch
A hydrating eye cream will have you arriving at your destination without the dark puffy eyes! Yves Saint Laurent’s Eye Wake-Up Roll-On Touch is a compact eye saviour that will help hydrate the delicate skin around the eyes, keeping you feeling fresh all flight long. If you tend to suffer from dry eyes during long flights don’t forget to pack some eyes drops too.
Jurlique Purifying Face Mist & Herbal Recovery Advanced Serum
The air in an aircraft cabin tends to be very dry and can dehydrate and tighten your skin during a long-haul flight, so an ultra-hydrating face mist is an absolute must. Spritz the skin as needed throughout the flight to not only maintain hydration, but to also refresh and enliven your skin. If your skin is prone to becoming very dry during a flight, consider a good hydrating serum like Jurlique’s Herbal Recovery Advanced Serum which is designed to promote hydration and protect the skin from harsh conditions.
Burt’s Bees White Tea Facial Cleanser Wipes
Freshen up your skin mid-flight with Burt’s Bees cleanser wipes, which will help remove any excess oil or grime and leave you feeling fresh and clean. The wipes can also double up as a handy moist towelette for your hands and neck if you do need a freshen up all over. Follow with a spritz of face mist, then settle in and enjoy the in-flight entertainment!
Aesop Ginger Flight Therapy
If flying tends to make you feel a little uneasy, then Aesop’s Ginger Flight Therapy is a must! This invigorating blend is perfect for enlivening the spirit and is designed to give travellers a much-needed sensory lift. Apply to your neck, temples, wrists, behind the ears and abdomen when feeling uneasy, stressed or even nauseous. In addition, always ensure you’re drinking plenty of water to keep hydrated.
Jo Malone London Vitamin E Hand Treatment
There’s no better time to give your hands some attention than on a long flight. Jo Malone London’s Vitamin E hand treatment is a silky soft hand cream that will hydrate and condition the skin while leaving your hands scented with a hint of pomelo and cassis. While applying the treatment, take the time to really work the cream into your skin by giving your hands a good long massage. You’ll instantly notice any dryness disappear and your hands will feel softer than ever!
Elizabeth Arden 8 Hour Nourishing Lip Balm Gel
Elizabeth Arden have created an ingenious lip balm gel based on their long time best selling 8 Hour Cream and it’s perfect for maintaining soft lips during a long flight. The cabin air tends to dry out the lips, so the unique combination of 8 essential oils, nutrients and minerals all work together to help to restore and replenish the condition of the lips, leaving them soft and healthy looking.
Beats by Dr Dre Wireless Headphones
Whether you use headphones when travelling to watch movies, listen to music or stream podcasts, a comfortable set with good quality sound is always preferable, and having your own pair is a much smarter idea than relying on the free set provided by the airline! Aside from having more superior sound quality, the soft cushioning on the Beats by Dr Dre headphones allows you to more comfortably listen for longer. Plus, the wireless feature means no more messy cords in your already confined personal space.
Samsonite Convertible Travel Pillow
How many times have you hoped for that first class upgrade (that never happens) to get a better sleep during your flight?! Ditch your wishful thinking and board your flight prepared with a comfortable pillow that will provide good support for your neck, giving you a much higher chance of a good in-flight snooze!
A Good Book
With plenty of time on your hands, why not turn the laptop off, put the phone away, unplug and lose yourself (and some travel time) in a good book? Aside from helping you pass the time and distracting you from “are we there yet?” thoughts, it can also help send you off to sleep! Our pick? My Paris Dream‘ by Kate Betts, former editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar, who shares her story about her time in Paris.