The vacation months are finally here and with them come long, boring flights. Flights can be rather boring but that’s actually not the worst part about them: dry air is. With so many people in one spot, the air quality is horrible and it takes a toll on your skin. The best thing you can do is use those long hours wisely and make a spa experience out of it not only for your face, but the rest of your body as well.

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Remove your makeup. Take everything off if you have makeup when boarding. The air is horrible so you don’t want to clog your pores ever more by leaving makeup on. Use a gentle water-based remover like Bioderma’s Crealine H2O to get the makeup off while delivering some moisture.

Apply a face mask. The key word for everything you apply on a flight is moisture and a face mask does just that. It’s concentrated with serum and has many skin benefits so don’t skip out on it. Try Dermalogica’s Skin Hydrating Masque for lasting supple skin.

Eye cream. Your eyes tend to be the most vulnerable to dryness as it doesn’t produce it’s own oils. Bring along your most hydrating eye cream to prevent even more dryness or flakiness. Massage the area gently for the best absorption.

Multi-function cream. A great tip is to bring along a multi-function cream like Elizabeth Arden’s 8-Hour cream. You can use this on your lips, hands, nail cuticles, and anywhere you feel dryness on your skin. It’s great because it saves you some space in your cosmetic bag.

Don’t forget about your hair. Your hair is just as vulnerable to dryness and it’s needs some TLC too. A hair cream or leave-in conditioner will do the trick. Something like Khiel’s Strengthening & Hydrating Hair Oil-in-Cream can stay in your hair the whole flight and won’t weigh it down.