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Aloe Infused Socks
Got cold feet about your upcoming travel plans? Socks infused with aloe and Vitamin E soften and soothe feet while you fly – and keep you warm and cozy. As an added bonus, you can slip them on while going through security so your bare feet never have to touch the ground again.
To buy: Bathery Aloe Infused Socks, $17 for set of 4 at target.com
Yes to Carrots
Airplane air can make your face and body feel pretty gross. Pack a stack of cooling towelettes with rejuvenating and brightening ingredients for an easy way to freshen-up mid-flight. Your skin deserves a little TLC!
To buy: Yes to Blueberries On-The-Go Facial Towlettes, $2.99 at yestocarrots.com
Massaging Neck Pillow
Bed Bath and Beyond
Turn your seat into a mini spa station with a massaging wrap. Use it as a neck pillow or try it on your shoulders, legs or waist. Your travel-tired limbs will thank you!
To buy: Brookstone Nap Massaging Wrap, $35 at bedbathandbeyond.com
Flying inevitably dries out your skin, but don’t despair just yet. A multi-use moisturizing balm can solve this dilemma and offer instant relief during your flight. Rosebud Salve saves chapped lips, works miracles on cuticles and even relieves dryness on rough spots like elbows.
To buy: Rosebud Perfume Co. Smith’s Rosebud Salve, $6.00 at sephora.com
Whether you only have time for a catnap or you’re gearing-up for a red-eye, tune out from takeoff till touchdown with an eye mask. Choose one in silk or cashmere for a little bit of luxury.
To buy: Mary Green Sleeping Eye Mask, $26 at shopbop.com
Spritz your seat with a lavender-scented mist and you’ll forget how close you’re sitting to a stranger. This pillow spray can be an instant pick-me-up for overused (and smelly) airplane seats.
To buy: Le Couvent des Minimes Good Night Pillow Mist, $24 at drugstore.com
A scarf can easily do double duty on a plane – wear it onboard for a stylish outfit update and then use it as a blanket when temperatures drop. It doesn’t get cozier than this oversized accessory.
To buy: Spun by Subtle Luxury Spotted Butterfly Scarf, $55 at piperlime.com
The couple that travels together stays together – but not when you’re fighting over the iPad or iPod the entire flight! This heart-shaped splitter will show you can share – and keep both you and your travel companion happy.
To buy: Tunes for Two Heart Headphone Splitter, $13 neatoshop.com
Considerate passengers freshen their breath with gum or mints before boarding or deplaning. So why not freshen your skin, too? With solid perfume there’s no liquids to spill, and you can even set it on your tray table to subtly infuse stale airplane air with a lovely aroma.
To buy: Diptyque Solid Perfume, $48 at diptyqueparis.com
Placemat and Napkin
crate and barrel
You may not be sitting in first class, but you can still keep it classy. A roll-up placemat and cloth napkin take up very little space in your suitcase but add a touch of luxury to your in-flight dining experience.
To buy: Oxley Pink Placemat and Jolie Napkin, $12 at crateandbarrel.com