Remember college, when you would party until the sun came up and return home looking like hell? Back then, you dropped the shades, crawled into bed, and slept it off for the next 12 hours. The grown-up version of that is the red-eye — that all-night flight where you arrive feeling dehydrated, beat up, and hung over, even if alcohol never touched your lips. Except now, instead of hitting the sack, you’re heading straight into an important meeting. While there’s no miracle fix for feeling refreshed after an overnight flight, there are ways to disguise your condition. “Moisturizers and hydrating sprays are going to be your best friends,” says Caroline Chang, M.D., clinical assistant professor of dermatology at Brown University. But don’t try to wing it when you arrive at your gate. “Using new products on your skin can be tricky because they could cause breakouts,” Chang adds. “You definitely don’t want to arrive at your destination with a rash, so try them at home, first.” Here’s what to pack in your carry-on.
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