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    Oct 31, 2019

    31 Things That'll Make You Look Pretty Fly For Being On A Red Eye

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    1. An Engineered Garments x Uniqlo fleece pullover that'll give you comfort and high-design in equal measure.

    Uniqlo

    Get it from Uniqlo for $19.90 (available in XS-XL and in five colors).

    2. A memory-foam neck pillow for proper support so you can actually get some sleep on your flight (and, in turn, look alive when you deplane at an ungodly hour).

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this product. It is extremely comfortable and made of high quality material. Definitely worth the extra money. I really like the velcro connection on the front that allows me to make the pillow nice and tight. It takes all the pressure off my neck and allows me to sleep on the airplane easily. As someone who has never been able to sleep on planes, logging nearly 12 hours on back to back trips has completely changed my life. I would highly recommend." —Patrick

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in three colors).

    3. A pair of super-comfy outdoor slippers if you've ever wondered what it'd be like to have sleeping bags for your feet.

    BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "These felt so good I got another pair. Rugged bottom allows you to wear these inside and out — just what I was looking for." —Grizzwald

    Get it from Amazon for $54.95 (available in men's and women's in sizes 5-13 and in 11 styles).

    These were our mid-price point pick for the best slippers on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    4. A travel-sized dry shampoo that'll absorb all the oil at your roots and give you that nice, textured, "why, yes, of course I have showered this week" look.

    BuzzFeed, amazon.com

    *Customer photo has been pulled from the listing for the full-length version.

    Promising review: "I have tried several dry shampoos and hated them all. But I had a $10 gift card so I thought, "Oh, I will give it a try, people seem to love it." And now I know why — this stuff is awesome. I have super fine, super blonde hair that gets greasy if you look at it too long, and this stuff is like magic. I used it this morning (after washing my hair yesterday morning), then I traveled across the country (through three airports and two planes) and after 12+ hours traveling, my hair looks great. Seriously, best purchase ever." —ChemBlondie05

    Get it from Amazon for $9.96 (for a pack of three).

    This was our low-price point pick for the best dry shampoos on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    5. An eye mask to signal to your seatmate "I'm not here to make friends." Also: "I have taste!"

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Amazing. Who would have thought the thing I was missing from a great night's sleep was a piece of foam?! Even my man agrees he sleeps waaaaay better with it on! Even on his thing that tracks his sleep, his light sleep and deep sleep numbers have swapped. Way more deep sleep now." —Nicole Surprenant

    Get it from Amazon $9.99 (for three).

    6. A pair of Plantronic Backbeat Pro 2 noise-canceling headphones, a budget-friendly alternative to Bose QuietComforts that'll look as good as they feel on your ears.

    BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This is one of the best pair of wireless over-the-ear headphones on the market. I've used the Bose QC35s and while they do have better noise cancellation, these sound the same, and they're half the cost. Battery life is great — I flew round-trip across the US on one charge and they still show half full. If you're looking for a solid pair of wireless headphones that have active noise cancellation, before you spring for the Bose QC35's, give these a try. You'll be surprised!" —nick

    Get it from Amazon for $131.90.

    This was our mid-price point pick for the best noise-cancelling headphones on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    7. A simple toiletries bag you can whip out while you zig-zag your way through the TSA check point.

    Baggu

    Promising review: "Quality construction and very lightweight. I use it to organize travel essentials on long flights such as headphones, phone chargers and toiletries for long trans-pacific flights." —BC

    Get it from Amazon for $30 (available in four colors).

    8. A sleek bento "lunch" box for when that midnight craving hits and there's no snack cart in sight.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've been through quite a few different styles of bento boxes. This one though, hands down, is the best of the bunch. Each compartment has a vacuum type seal holding the lids down, and doesn't seem to leak at all." —Nathan S

    Get it from Amazon for $23.95 (available in black and white).

    9. A futuristic brass pen — called "the most versatile pen ever made" — so you're ready for any paperwork that might get thrown at you while traveling internationally.

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    Promising review: "I love my Fisher space pen for many reasons. One, it writes ALWAYS. On painted metals, wood, cold/frozen objects, smooth and textured plastics, upside down...anywhere. Two, it is made in the United States of America. Three, it is made of SOLID raw brass that will develop a nice patina. Four, I accidentally put this pen through the laundry and it still works after some minor maintenance." —Spencer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.79.

    10. A status-y drinking vessel to fill at the airport so you don't have to wait for the refreshment cart to swing by your seat.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "It has everything I want in an insulated bottle. Double wall stainless, easy to clean, you can put ice in it, you drink from a plastic rim and it is a nice and simple design. I love the way the mouthpiece holds ice in the bottle and creates a steady flow of water. It’s the best bottle I’ve used so far!" —Fabiano Sarra

    Get it from Amazon for $34.53 (available in three colors).

    11. A lightweight midnight-recovery serum to apply to your face so you wake up with radiant skin in the morning.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Can not recommend this product enough. Brightened my skin tone, evened out dull, dry spots — and it smells nice!" —gwenahees hayward

    Get it from Amazon for $67.40.

    12. A super-durable twill weekender bag that'll fit right into your overhead compartment without a fight.

    Everlane

    Get it from Everlane for $98+ (available in four colorways).

    13. A footrest to make you feel like absolute royalty...even while sitting in economy next to a stranger who is not content with silence.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is an amazing product. It's so simple but works incredibly to prevent swelling and pressure on legs while flying. I just flew the first leg of an international flight and used it, and I am on a layover now and had to pause to write this review. I LOVE THIS PRODUCT!! It easily attached to a tray table, and I adjusted to my desired height. It is like a hammock for your feet. You just prop them up inside the thing/swing/hammock — which is very cushiony — and your feet are hoisted up comfortable. I'm a big girl and weight is no issue. DEFINITELY MUST HAVE ON ALL MY FLIGHTS NOW. This thing is great!!" —Queen

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (available in black, purple, and blue).

    14. An infinity scarf that'll double as an inflatable travel pillow — Now That's What I Call Stylish Travel!

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Sleeper Scarf is amazing — it has completely changed the way I travel. I've never been a fan of travel pillows, which are bulky and inconvenient to travel with. I also typically bring a scarf on a plane in case it gets cold. Sleeper Scarf combines both of these travel necessities in a more convenient package. It is easy to inflate and deflate while on the plane, but also easy to stow flat in my suitcase once I'm at my final destination. I've used it on my last few international flights, and I've slept more than I ever had. This is a 'must have' product for anyone who travels." —Vanessa

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in black and turquoise).

    15. A beautiful leather notebook to document your travel thoughts in until you inevitably doze off.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This notebook is absolutely stunning. It is thick enough to feel sturdy, yet small enough to fit in my purse. I keep three inserts in my notebook; lined, year by month, and daily planner (two months). For me this is the perfect setup. If you are hesitant about purchasing a true Traveler's Notebook, don't be! They are worth every penny. I will continue to use mine for years to come.

    Keep in mind: these notebooks are real leather! That means they will scratch over time and change colors due to being handled. Your notebook will truly become your own because you will remember every scratch. It gives your notebook a personality all its own and that is beautiful." —WG

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    16. A tiny but rapid-heating steam iron so you don't have to worry about damage control once you get off the plane and inspect the clothing in your suitcase.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "The best travel item I have purchased this year! It irons so well. I took it on a trip to Germany a few weeks ago. I just placed a towel on the counter or on the bed, and it took minimal effort to iron out the creases. The steam works very well. I hardly had to use the max heat option because it’s pretty powerful. I would definitely recommend this to anyone that does business travel and are going to areas that don’t have irons available in the hotel rooms or for leisure travel as well. It doesn’t take up much room. It fits in the palm of my hand. I also had no problem getting through security in Germany, London, or USA."—Erica Kowsari

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    17. A pair of cozy brushed sweatpants you'll actually feel confident wearing out in public — they're not "baggy or dumpy"!

    Entireworld

    Get the men's sweatpants from Entireworld for $88 (available in XS-XL and in 10 colors) or the women's sweatpants for $88 (available in XS-XL and in 12 colors).

    18. A pack of reusable silicone straws for an eco-friendly and (much more attractive, tbh) alternative to your average plastic straw.

    Food52

    Includes: 10 straws, four travel cases, and four clean-up squeegees. (Oh, and everything is completely dishwasher-safe!)

    Get it from Food52 for $25.

    19. A USB charging-cable bracelet, because you wouldn't dare face the world unless you had at least a 20% battery charge.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in medium and large).

    20. A posh canvas dog carrier with a cut-out front if you're looking to fully integrate your pup into your lewk.

    Food52

    Get it from Food52 for $180.

    21. An energizing gold collagen eye mask to throw on before you touch down so that you look refreshed and de-puffed. (It might get you some weird looks, but not nearly as many as a full-on face mask.)

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was honestly surprised to how well these worked — there’s a visible difference. I have pretty sensitive skin and these eye gels worked really well with no irritation to my skin. I purchased these with the intention of wearing them during a 12 hour red eye flight. I brought them on a plane with me, scanned through TSA with no problems. Popped them on about 30 minutes before we landed, definitely got some weird looks however the end result was very very worth it. Definitely will be repurchasing!" —NK

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95 (for a 24-pack).

    22. A bike chain luggage tag made from recycled bike parts that'll be...far from a recycled idea.

    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $10.

    23. A pack of rapidly absorbing oil-blotting tissues to combat all the excess oils you accumulate while racing through an airport.

    amazon.com

    And they won't strip away your makeup in the blotting process! Trust me – I own these and use them every day. They're a great way to touch-up if you're feeling extra greasy and oily.

    Promising review: "I love these so much! Honestly I've struggled with an oily face my whole life and these face tissues are life-changing. I use them every day and they don't mess up my makeup at all. The pack is super tiny and easy to take with me. I went ahead and purchased the two pack so I can keep one in my work bag and one in my school bag. So happy with these!" —Breanna Warren

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in two scents and in larger packs).

    24. A vegan-leather necktie travel roll for a space-efficient and wrinkle-free solution to get your necktie from point A to B.

    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24.

    25. A chic nylon travel backpack that'll slide perfectly on top of your rolling luggage.

    instagram.com, Haerfest

    Get it from Haerfest for $265 (available in 7 colorways).

    26. A carry-on cocktail kit, which comes with a muddler, bitters, sugar, and a recipe card for a stylishly boozy trip through the sky.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I do not do well on planes. That scene in Bridesmaids where she is running around the plane freaking out — that's me. And sometimes I want to feel fancy when I am trying to drink away my fear. These Carry On Cocktails do the trick." —Helen Boucher

    Get it from Amazon for $19.98.

    27. A classy laser-cut webbing camera strap to keep your beloved equipment on hand when the temptation to snap that window 'gram strikes.

    Makr

    Get it from Makr for $39.

    28. A pearlescent kit with bottles, lids, jars, and labels for when a mid-flight refresh is in order.

    Bando

    Get it from Ban.do for $20.

    29. A cord roll that'll put an end to your days of carelessly tossing all your cords in a backpack like a monster.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three colors).

    30. An SPF 25 lip balm with green tea antioxidants to combat chapping (an inevitability after sitting in recycled air for several hours).

    instagram.com

    Promising review: "This is genuinely the best lip balm I’ve ever tried. I’ve had severely dry, cracked lips since I was a teenager, and basically everything I’ve tried in the past has failed me on one level or another. I’ve been using these Jack Black balms for the past six months or so, and my lips have looked soooo much better. I used to have cracks, and the layer of skin would constantly peel away. I had light scarring and discoloration due to years of dryness and peeling, but not anymore! This even kept my lips protected during a very cold winter in the Midwest. I have six of these floating around my house/purse/work backpack. And I don’t ever see myself using another lip product." —Cara

    Get it from Amazon for $8 (available in five scents).

    31. And a leather passport cover that'll give you sheen of vintage-y, well-traveled respectability.

    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in 12 colors).

    Some reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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