Two-hour delay, no WiFi, and you already had two Auntie Anne's pretzels? Head to DFS (Duty-Free Shop) and load up on these splurgy, fabulous beauty products because A) they will make you look like a dewy-skinned goddess when you eventually make it to your final destination and B) they're all tax-free—even if you're flying domestic. (Pssst...If you happen to be stuck at SFO, LAX, or JFK, check out more of Marie Claire's curated beauty picks at DFS until the end of May.)
Salted peanuts, a can of Bloody Mary mix, mini vodkas, and six hours in zero-humidity do not add up to supple skin. Rehydrate with this gel that's loaded with a crazy amount of moisturizing, plant-based glycerin.
La Mer Hydrating Facial, 6 for $250
Lay one of these over your face before take-off and not only will you arrive looking like you just had the best facial of your life, you won't have to say a word to your seat mate.
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La Prairie Swiss Ice Crystal Dry Oil, $300
Close your eyes, pat a few drops of this decadent, anti-aging oil over your makeup, and imagine you are a hedge fund manager on the way to her yearly ski vacation in the Swiss Alps.