So you’ve been meticulously planning each outfit change for your well-deserved holiday, right down to your hair ties.
Now with that done and dusted, it’s time to do the legwork for something a little less unpredictable. Yes, your skin.
Just like your ears popping and someone’s snores keeping up the whole cabin, breakouts, dehydration, inflammation are all inevitable once your plane leaps off the tarmac.
But lucky you, we’ve put together a list of our favourite sheet masks. Drenched in hardworking serums, they’ll fight any surfacing baddies faster than you can say “Avengers Assemble!”.
Model // Anna Clair (Chadwicks)
MUA // Meghan Loneragan
Olay is a staple in every beauty addict’s cupboard and this moisturising sheet mask won’t let you down.
And given the affordable price, they’re definitely one to incorporate into every on-plane beauty routine.
A two-step process can seem like a hassle but we’re telling you this mask is totally worth it.
Packed with peptides and a cocktail of good-for-your-skin ingredients, this one vows to kick dryness, dehydration and dullness out of the sky.
While only the most fortunate will ever experience flying First or Business Class but that doesn’t mean you can’t still indulge in cattle class.
From the forehead to the decolletage, this 24K gold collagen mask is said to depuff, destress and detox the mind. We’re all for it.
Zoë Foster Blake can do no wrong and this mask is no different.
This sheet mask is drenched in a cocktail of serums, all derived from True Blue ingredients like kakadu plum and Tasmanian pepper leaf.
Pop it on after a flight and you’ll look as youthful as Rudy, Zoe’s new baby.
This hydrogel mask set by Skin Inc is all you need to feel ready to face the world. Infused with Vitamin A, Vitamin B3 or Vitamin C, mix-and-match them to combat pretty much all skin problems — from blemishes to dry spots — that could arise from being in mid-air.
Talk about having superhero powers.
With the promise to intensively moisturise and revitalise the skin’s outer layer, we’re onboard with this glow getter by Mecca Cosmetica.
Featuring hyaluronic acid, witch hazel extracts and white tea in its formula, you’re going to struggle to save this protective beauty for your next getaway.
For a bit of mid-flight decadence, this concentrated cloth mask is your answer. Not only does it feel great on your skin, this High Performance Lifting Mask does exactly what it says on the box.
Infused with four potent anti-ageing serums, all it needs is 15 minutes of face time to hydrate, lift and plump.
Cleopatra swore by gold skincare treatments and now so can you. On the ingredient list of this cooling gel mask are 18 neuropeptides and peptides, pure 24K Gold and Hyaluronic Acid. Get ready to be the next “woman of surpassing beauty”.
What is about air travel that brings out everyone’s panda eyes — even those of celebs?
While it baffles us to why post-plane pandas haven’t quite caught on like Regina George’s cut-out bra and tank combo, we’re smitten with these Peter Thomas Roth eye patches.
Now we don’t have to worry them forever failing to do so.
The jade roller has been part of Chinese beauty rituals since the 17th century but this one has received a modern update — a millennial pink one.
Not only does it look dreamy, but rose quartz contains a list of minerals like silicium, magnesium, iron, sodium and oxygen to help work serums deeper into the skin and your thirsty skin can drink up that sheet mask goodness.
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Jet-setting soon and looking for more travel beauty greatness? Read ‘15 Fabulous and TSA-Friendly Beauty Buys For Your Next Trip‘ and ‘3 Of The Best Serums To Use Under Foundation‘.