The holidays can be a pretty stressful time of the year when you’re planning family visits, holiday work parties and those dreadful, crowded shopping trips. If you’re one of the lucky ones who also travels this time of the year, then you know how extra exhausting the holidays can feel. Between battling airport lines and sitting on flights, your energy can get zapped. Fighting travel fatigue can put a damper on your holiday cheer, making it hard to enjoy your time with family and friends. Don’t let travel fatigue get the best of you this season! Before you pack your bags for your holiday destination, make sure you pick up some of our must-have beauty products to survive travel fatigue!
Peter Thomas Roth 24k Gold Pure Luxury Lift & Firm Hydragel Eye Patches: Booked that red eye flight to save some money this Christmas? You might be saving money, but if you have a difficult time falling asleep on a plane, you’re going to have a hard time looking refreshed once you reach your destination. These wonderful under-eye patches will keep you looking rested even after a long flight. A 24k gold, a colloidal gold, hyaluronic acid, glycerin and humectants hydrate, lift and tighten the under-eye area for a smoother, brighter appearance.
jane iredale D2O Hydration Spray: It’s not always easy staying hydrated on a flight. The air in the cabin can get wreak havoc on your skin and can leave you feeling quite parched. Whether you need a refresher mid-flight or want a little pick-me-up after a long trip, you’ll be happy to have this hydration spray handy. Ylang ylang and chamomile hydrate and calm your skin from dryness. The scent is so soft you won’t have to worry about bothering anyone on your flight, either. Antiseptic properties protect your skin from bacteria, which is a plus for frequent flyers.
Mama Mio Workout Wonder Invigorating Muscle Motivating Gel: Nothing feels better than the moment your plane lands and you’re finally able to stretch your legs after a long flight. If you need to relieve tension from achy muscles, you’re going to love Mama Mio’s Workout Wonder Invigorating Muscle Motivating Gel. This roll-on gel works immediately, offering your muscles a cooling relief with the help of essential oils. Use it on the back of your neck, shoulders and anywhere else you’re feeling tense. This amazing little roller ball will you give you the second wind you need to get you through the holidays.
Dermalogica Age Smart Super-Rich Repair: It’s not always easy keeping your skin moisturized during winter. Cooler, dry weather and the use of heaters can leave your skin feeling extra thirsty. Being on a flight certainly doesn’t help, either. Don’t let winter weather dry you out and salvage your skin with this ultra-rich moisturizer. Shea Butter and Evening Primrose Oil protect the skin’s barrier while Hyaluronic Acid instantly provides hydrating relief. A blend of peptides work to stimulate collagen, keeping your skin looking youthful and radiant. Use it morning and night to keep your skin soft and supple.
Archipelago Morning Mint Body Wash: Let’s face it, airplanes are gross. Having to sit one for a few hours can leave you feeling icky all over. Make that post-airplane ride shower an invigorating experience and freshen up with Archipelago’s Morning Mint Body Wash. The scents of mandarin, wild mint, fresh basil and tea leaves will energize you in the shower, while leaving your skin feeling smooth and fresh. Kiss that post-travel fatigue goodbye!
Liz Cabrera is a skin care enthusiast who has worked at Planet Beauty for 10 years. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing from the University of California, Long Beach. She has a love for film, jazz and the Humor boards on Pinterest.