25 Must-Haves to Bring on Your Next Flight

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There’s nothing like a long plane ride to make you realize how disorganized you really are. From forgetting your phone charger and loosing your boarding pass to misplacing your water bottle (or worse, your blanket scarf), traveling brings out the worst in you. Don’t be a rookie any longer—stock up on the following 25 essentials to have the most comfortable (and hydrating) in-flight experience.


Luxe Joggers

The secret to surviving an international flight without resorting to pajamas.

Outdoor Voices ($95)


Moisturizing Gloves

Slip into these mid-flight (preferably when your seatmate is asleep) to reveal baby soft hands 20 minutes later.

Bliss ($52)


Canvas Carry-On

This chic catchall is roomy enough for several nights' worth of clothing. Just be prepared to share: Its neutral and unisex appeal will make it a family favorite.

Barneys ($195)



In case you finish your designated beach read a few days too early, this baby’s got your back.

Amazon ($50)


Hydrating Mist

A potent blend of lavender, geranium and rosemary will detoxify and protect your skin from whatever’s floating around up there. (Just make sure to ask your seatmate before spraying.)

Kiehl's ($27)


Lavender Neck Pillow

Soft and cozy, with a secret scented pouch of lavender and flaxseed to soothe you to sleep.

Sonoma Lavender ($44)


4-in-1 Face Wipes

Cleanse, exfoliate, heal and hydrate all with one little cloth. Give yourself a quick swipe upon boarding the plane, and another as you exit.

Ursa Major ($24 for a pack of 20)


Slip-On Sneakers

Don’t be that girl who has to untie and re-tie her shoes at security. But also, don’t be that girl who forgets to wear pedi socks.

French Connection ($125)


Eye De-Puffer

Call this the miracle worker. Its tingly cool formula will instantly refresh tired eyes.

Kiehl's ($20)


Blanket Scarf

Part accessory, part full-body blanket (that doesn’t have a questionable past).

Joe Fresh ($10)


Hand-Sanitizing Spray

With a naturally refreshing scent and formula, you can de-germ your entire area without upsetting your neighbors.

Aesop ($10)


Carry-On Cocktails

This way, you can mix up a drink anytime you damn well please.

The Carry-On Cocktail Kit ($24)


On-the-Go Toothbrush

For a quick touch-up when you can’t access your real toiletries.

Colgate ($11)


Travel Cord Roll

Don’t get stuck in the iPhone-laptop-Kindle charger scramble.

Brouk & Co ($20)


Insulated Water Bottle

This guy will keep your beverages cold for your entire flight, guaranteed. (Just remember to empty him out before you walk through security.)

Hydroflask ($40)


Portable Phone Charger

This guy recharges itself with using a standard wall outlet, so you’ll never be far from 100 percent.

Bump Charger ($40)


Deodorant Wipes

And if you need a serious pick-me-up, tote these lay-flat deodorizing wipes into the bathroom with you.

Whish ($22)


Nourishing Hand Cream

Because the air is bone-dry 30,000 miles up.

L'Occitane ($28)


Passport Holder

Imagine a world where you never lose your boarding pass again.

Zoppen ($13)


“Oh, You Fancy” Kit

Silk eye mask, cashmere socks and calming mist included.

Jet & Bo ($99)


Portable Humidifier

OK, you might get a few stares, but you’ll be getting even more stares when you exit the plane with a supermodel glow.

Deneve ($20)


Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Silence the screaming newborns and chatty neighbors and turn up the Ed Sheeran.

Caeden ($100)

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Moisturizing Lip Treatment

This ultra-hydrating lip balm is also formulated with retinol to help treat fine lines while you fly.

Clé de Peau ($50)


Cozy Hoodie

Layers will make all the difference when the arctic temps take over.

Madewell ($70)


Silicon Cream Jars

Load up on your hand and eye creams and lounge fearlessly, knowing your stuff is safe from spills.

Mudder ($9)