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23 Things To Wear On An Airplane So Your Flight Isn't Terrible

Because a belt buckle digging into your belly button shouldn't disrupt the joy that is an in-flight movie.

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1. A ridiculously soft hooded pullover to make it feel as if you're lounging around at home, and not hovering one billion miles somewhere up in the atmosphere.

Get it from Amazon for $28 (available in sizes 1X-7X and in three colors).
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Get it from Amazon for $28 (available in sizes 1X-7X and in three colors).

2. Low-top sneakers with elastic bands in lieu of laces. This means that you'll be able to slip your kicks on and off, rather than having to tie and untie every few seconds. AIRPORT SECURITY, WYA?

Promising review: "These are super comfortable, look great, and have become my official travel shoes! These are the best purchase I've made online and are totally worth the price." —RONNYGet them from Amazon for $22.15+ (available in sizes 6-11 and in 20 colors).
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Promising review: "These are super comfortable, look great, and have become my official travel shoes! These are the best purchase I've made online and are totally worth the price." —RONNY

Get them from Amazon for $22.15+ (available in sizes 6-11 and in 20 colors).

3. Skinny jeans that'll have your leggings quivering with fear. These jeans are made from a soft stretch denim that make 'em — DARE I SAY — even comfier than leggings.

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Psst, these tend to run a bit big. Try ordering a size down!

Promising review: "These are without a doubt the most comfortable jeans I've purchased in the last ten years. I ended up purchasing two pairs because they are just so soft and as smooth as butter. The material has a hint of stretch that makes them super comfortable." —EvetteA

Get them from Nordstrom for $39 (available in sizes 24-31).

4. A turtleneck sweatshirt to give you total ~fleece~ of mind when you settle in to watch that in-flight movie. READ: Choose a nice comedy. Crying on a plane is not fun.*

*I watched The Lovely Bones on a plane once. Big mistake. Snot everywhere.  Promising review: "This sweatshirt is soooo soft and comfy! I usually wear a medium, but I ordered a small since it runs large and it's perfect. Get one before they sell out, you won't regret it!" —Lexi Get it from Aerie for $35 (originally $49.95, available in sizes XXS-XXL and in six colors).
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*I watched The Lovely Bones on a plane once. Big mistake. Snot everywhere.

Promising review: "This sweatshirt is soooo soft and comfy! I usually wear a medium, but I ordered a small since it runs large and it's perfect. Get one before they sell out, you won't regret it!" —Lexi

Get it from Aerie for $35 (originally $49.95, available in sizes XXS-XXL and in six colors).

5. Silicone sleeves you can slip on over the arms of the angel — er, your eyeglasses. This will help prevent all headache-inducing discomfort that comes from your frames digging into your head.

I prefer contacts to glasses, but always try to wear my glasses during long flights. The frames always tend to dig into the side of my head after a while, which is so painful — but these silicone sleeves are here to help. Promising review: "Finally, the solution to my issue! My eyeglasses would always dig into the back of my ear on one side, not to mention they would silp down my nose from time to time. I purchased these and my glasses have never fit better, and oftentimes I forget to take them off because they're so comfortable! Best purchase EVER." —Andrea Lincoln Get a pack of five from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two colors).
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I prefer contacts to glasses, but always try to wear my glasses during long flights. The frames always tend to dig into the side of my head after a while, which is so painful — but these silicone sleeves are here to help.

Promising review: "Finally, the solution to my issue! My eyeglasses would always dig into the back of my ear on one side, not to mention they would silp down my nose from time to time. I purchased these and my glasses have never fit better, and oftentimes I forget to take them off because they're so comfortable! Best purchase EVER." —Andrea Lincoln

Get a pack of five from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two colors).

6. A medium-wash denim jacket that is perfect for so many reasons. Pockets that can hold cards, cash, headphones, and chapstick! A design that goes with absolutely any outfit! I could go on all day but alas, I probably shouldn't.

Get it from Old Navy for $40.99 (available in sizes 1X-4X).
Old Navy

Get it from Old Navy for $40.99 (available in sizes 1X-4X).

7. "Ouchless" black scrunchies to keep your mane up and outta your face without tugging and pulling at random hairs you can't seem to locate. Is there anything worse?

Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $4.64.
Amazon

Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $4.64.

8. Compression socks to keep your adorable little piggies (AKA your feet) from swelling up. Did I mention that these have over 7,000 positive reviews? I didn't? Well now I did.

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Promising review: "With three weeks of international travel coming up, I purchased these to combat swelling in my feet during the flights. I had noticed swelling after three hour domestic flights, so I was worried about what almost 30k miles would do! I wore these on every leg of the trip and never noticed any swelling — even after the 10-15 hour flights. They are very comfortable, too!" —J. Beaty

Get them from Amazon for $10.36+ (available in sizes S-L and in 18 colors).

Check out our full review here.

9. Cheek briefs made from a MicroModal fabric that is *gasp* three times softer than cotton, meaning you won't be squirming in discomfort on that million-hour flight.

Get them from MeUndies for $14+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 21 colors).
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Get them from MeUndies for $14+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 21 colors).

10. A plant-based moisturizer currently employed by the Lord to hydrate, moisturize, and nourish your skin — without using a ton of harsh ingredients and icky chemicals in the process.

This moisturizer is formulated with vitamin E, sunflower seed oil, and rosemary to hydrate and sooth even the most dry, flaky skin. It goes on a little thick (a little goes a long way!), but will eventually melt into your skin for a smooth, non-greasy finish. AND! You can use it on any part of your body — face, hands, feet, elbows, whatever! Flying seriously dries out my skin, so I always carry moisturizer with me whenever I step foot on a plane. Promising review: "I am a flight attendant and this is my go-to hand cream! It is a little greasy when you first start rubbing it in, but it absorbs quickly and that along with the smell (a bit medicinal) dissipates before you know it. I purchased this for the first time at a local health food store and paid over $20, so this is a GREAT deal! I also rub a little on my tired feet at the end of the day as well, and it works great." —Lori AnnGet it from Amazon for $11.84.
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This moisturizer is formulated with vitamin E, sunflower seed oil, and rosemary to hydrate and sooth even the most dry, flaky skin. It goes on a little thick (a little goes a long way!), but will eventually melt into your skin for a smooth, non-greasy finish. AND! You can use it on any part of your body — face, hands, feet, elbows, whatever! Flying seriously dries out my skin, so I always carry moisturizer with me whenever I step foot on a plane.

Promising review: "I am a flight attendant and this is my go-to hand cream! It is a little greasy when you first start rubbing it in, but it absorbs quickly and that along with the smell (a bit medicinal) dissipates before you know it. I purchased this for the first time at a local health food store and paid over $20, so this is a GREAT deal! I also rub a little on my tired feet at the end of the day as well, and it works great." —Lori Ann

Get it from Amazon for $11.84.

11. A wrap dress you'll want to wear if you're hopping off the plane at LAX and immediately going to a business meeting. This little number is made from Japanese GoWeave, meaning it is lightweight and wrinkle-resistant.

Get it from Everlane for $100 (traditional retail for $230, available in sizes 00-16 and in four colors).
Everlane

Get it from Everlane for $100 (traditional retail for $230, available in sizes 00-16 and in four colors).

12. A silk sleep mask that provides a subtle-yet-effective "do not disturb sign" for the person who now needs to use the restroom. You can wait, buddy. Next time, give me the window seat.

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Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three colors).

13. All-natural eye masks formulated with plant-based collagen, vitamin c, rose oil, and hyaluronic acid. Their purpose? To brighten your eyes + get rid of dark circles while you're en route to your European vacation.

These masks reduce dark circles, fine lines, and wrinkles, as well as de-puff and and moisturize your undereyes.Promising review: "I love these so much that I won’t leave home without them. Literally life-changing! They sooth and fill in the lines under your eyes, and the people on the plane thought they were cool, too!I I now pack them in every bag and suitcase." —bunnyannfoxGet it from Amazon for $20.79 (for a pack of 12).
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These masks reduce dark circles, fine lines, and wrinkles, as well as de-puff and and moisturize your undereyes.

Promising review: "I love these so much that I won’t leave home without them. Literally life-changing! They sooth and fill in the lines under your eyes, and the people on the plane thought they were cool, too!I I now pack them in every bag and suitcase." —bunnyannfox

Get it from Amazon for $20.79 (for a pack of 12).

14. An elastic belt sans buckle, that way you won't feel a piece of metal digging into your belly button while you're eating your delicious in-flight meal. Mmmm, fresh chicken.

Promising review: "I love this! It's perfect for pants that are a little loose in the waist, and great for travel because you never need to re-buckle!" —J. BelfordGet it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-L and in five colors).
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Promising review: "I love this! It's perfect for pants that are a little loose in the waist, and great for travel because you never need to re-buckle!" —J. Belford

Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-L and in five colors).

15. Comfy joggers that feel like your favorite sweatpants, sure. But the tapered silhouette will look significantly more stylish and put together than your old gym-pants-turned-pajamas.

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Get them from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 34 colors).

16. Super fuzzy socks because "cold feet" should only be an expression used before major life events, am I right? Your feet should never actually be cold.

Get a pack of five from Amazon for $11.98+ (available in eight colors).
Amazon

Get a pack of five from Amazon for $11.98+ (available in eight colors).

17. A super sleek backpack large enough to hold your essentials, but small enough to stow under the seat in front of you. No more having to get up and open that overhead compartment!

Get it from Amazon for $29.98+ (available in five colors).
Amazon

Get it from Amazon for $29.98+ (available in five colors).

18. Opaque ankle leggings that — HALLELUJAH — aren't see-through. Yep, that's right! They won't yell "SHE'S WEARING POLKA DOT GRANNY PANTIES!" to the entire world.

Promising review: "STOP. WHAT. YOU'RE. DOING. AND. BUY. THESE. LEGGINGS. Seriously though, these are the most comfortable leggings I have ever owned. I have three so far, and am definitely going to buy more! They are not see-through, sit high at the waist, and they stay put!" —Laura Z.Get them from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and in six colors).
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Promising review: "STOP. WHAT. YOU'RE. DOING. AND. BUY. THESE. LEGGINGS. Seriously though, these are the most comfortable leggings I have ever owned. I have three so far, and am definitely going to buy more! They are not see-through, sit high at the waist, and they stay put!" —Laura Z.

Get them from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and in six colors).

19. Disposable silicone earplugs that may help you say "GOODBYE" to discomfort. Ear pain during air travel is REAL, and babies have every reason to cry because of it. Just saying.

Promising review: "Promising review: "I love this product! Every couple of trips, no matter what tricks I try, I cannot clear my ears. The ear pain is immense at takeoff (I completely understand why those babies and toddlers wail!), and then I'm hard of hearing for days. With these, that has never happened. A few other people near me had ear pain and I did not, so I was very grateful I'd bought this product." —Amy ClarkGet a pack of three from Amazon for $13.95.
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Promising review: "Promising review: "I love this product! Every couple of trips, no matter what tricks I try, I cannot clear my ears. The ear pain is immense at takeoff (I completely understand why those babies and toddlers wail!), and then I'm hard of hearing for days. With these, that has never happened. A few other people near me had ear pain and I did not, so I was very grateful I'd bought this product." —Amy Clark

Get a pack of three from Amazon for $13.95.

20. An unlined wireless bra made by Grandma Aggie herself because this thing is MAGIC. It's super supportive, yet it feels like another layer of skin — almost as if you're wearing nothing at all.

Promising review: "This is so comfortable and worth the price! It has adjustable straps that make wearing it so easy, the fabric is so soft, and the fit is just right." —PazGenGet it from Soma for $40 (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).
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Promising review: "This is so comfortable and worth the price! It has adjustable straps that make wearing it so easy, the fabric is so soft, and the fit is just right." —PazGen

Get it from Soma for $40 (available in sizes S-XXL and in six colors).

21. A blanket scarf with two purposes. 1) To make your white tee + leggings combo look more stylish, and 2) To literally cover you like a blanket if you get a bit chilly.

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Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in eight colors).

22. A basic zip-up you can easily take on and off throughout your flight, meaning you won't accidentally elbow your seatmate like you would whilst trying to take off a pullover.

Get it from H&M for $19.99 (available in sizes XXS-XL and in six colors).
H&M

Get it from H&M for $19.99 (available in sizes XXS-XL and in six colors).

23. A neck pillow with chin support designed to help your head remain upright. This'll prevent your noggin from falling down whenever you begin to snooze.

Promising review: "Awesome travel pillow! I normally have a very hard time dozing off on planes (especially as someone who prefers the aisle seat), and my head almost always drops forward when I do finally manage to sleep, ensuring I have neck pain when I wake up. This pillow totally prevented that from happening! t's also small, compact, and lightweight compared to other neck pillows I've tried in the past, which helped me pack light for a backpacking trip in Southeast Asia!" —NolaGet it from Amazon for $29.97 (available in seven colors). This is our pick for the best mid-priced travel pillow on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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Promising review: "Awesome travel pillow! I normally have a very hard time dozing off on planes (especially as someone who prefers the aisle seat), and my head almost always drops forward when I do finally manage to sleep, ensuring I have neck pain when I wake up. This pillow totally prevented that from happening! t's also small, compact, and lightweight compared to other neck pillows I've tried in the past, which helped me pack light for a backpacking trip in Southeast Asia!" —Nola

Get it from Amazon for $29.97 (available in seven colors).

This is our pick for the best mid-priced travel pillow on BuzzFeed Reviews!

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