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Karlie Kloss just revealed her amazing inflight skincare routine

Nov. 20, 2019
5 min read
Karlie Kloss just revealed her amazing inflight skincare routine
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Try doing this one in the middle seat in economy.

Supermodel and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss flaunted her skincare routine on what appears to be an EVA Air flight, and it's pretty impressive.

We're talking about brushing your teeth at your seat without getting up to go to the bathroom impressive. "It's not so glamorous, but you gotta work with what ya got," Kloss said, adding that planes are "where the magic happens." Can't argue with that one.

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She starts off the video, which posted to YouTube on Tuesday evening, seemingly just waking up from a nap. She explains how she has to go straight into her day after landing, so needs to take care of her skin first.

The first rule of doing your skincare routine on a plane? Wash or sanitize your hands.

Next up, La Mer's "The Mist." It retails for $80 at Saks — so let's just hope Karlie used her Saks credit from The Platinum Card® from American Express to effectively lower the price down to $30. That's how you do it, people.

She then whips out Olehenriksen's Transforming Walnut scrub — it's a little "aggressive," to exfoliate on an airplane, she admits. But you've got to do what you've got to do. Sometimes, that includes having a full facial in your seat. Next time invite me, would ya, Kar?

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Of course, no facial is complete without an eye mask. Planes aren't exactly known for being easy on your face (or eyes, for that matter). Kloss uses Estée Lauder's Advanced Night Repair Concentrated Recovery Eye Mask.

The highlight, though, is when Kloss begins brushing her teeth ... in her seat. There's a wizard among us.

Kloss also uses a jade roller for good measure. All to the tune of "Ridin'" by Chamillionaire. Yes, that one.

Now that her face is shining like the top of the Chrysler building, it's time for concealer. Karlie recommends using another Estée Lauder product, the Double Wear Instant Fix Concealer, under your eyes and anywhere you need a bit of a cover up.

No skincare or makeup routine is complete without Glossier's Boy Brow, on a plane or otherwise. Now I know that not only do we use the same luggage, but we also use the same eyebrow pencil. Well, my day's been made. How about yours?

She then tops it all off with Estée Lauder's Double Wear Stay-in-Place Lip Pencil.

And there you have it, kids! A full skincare and makeup routine worthy of an elite model, without ever having to leave your airplane seat.

She comments that everyone on the flight probably thinks she's crazy, but hey — it's a small price to pay to have fresh, clean skin. It's so important to take care of yourself while traveling. Just ask Naomi Campbell.

If you find yourself watching this video and taking notes (same), be sure to also check out our guide on how to keep your skin perfect while on the road.

Worried about minding your airplane manners? If you're not flying in first class (and even if you are), groom next to others as you would expect them to groom next to you. That means no toenail clipping, nose hair trimming and, well, you should probably brush your teeth in the lavatory. But we forgive you, Karlie.

Even the airlines have hopped on board the skincare bandwagon, including United. The airline introduced Sunday Riley products to its amenity kits earlier this year. We've even curated a limited-edition, Brian Kelly- and TSA-approved Birchbox collaboration with all the best travel-friendly grooming essentials you'll need. Trust us: You'll want to get one before they sell out.

All images courtesy Karlie Kloss/YouTube.

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The Capital One Venture X card is one of the best all-round travel credit cards ever launched. Not only is it offering a tremendous welcome bonus, but cardholders can earn tons of miles on everyday spending and receive a 10,000-mile anniversary bonus to boot. Its annual fee is $395, but cardholders can count on up to $300 in statement credits toward travel booked through Capital One Travel each year and other valuable benefits like access to Priority Pass lounges and Capital One’s own growing family of airport lounges.

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  • Excellent welcome offer worth 75,000 miles after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first three months.
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  • 10,000 bonus miles (worth $100 toward travel) each account anniversary.

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  • The $395 annual fee might be expensive for some, but this card’s benefits provide much more value than that.
  • If you don’t travel frequently, this might not be the best card for you.
  • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel
  • Receive up to $300 back annually as statement credits for bookings through Capital One Travel, where you'll get Capital One's best prices on thousands of options
  • Get 10,000 bonus miles (equal to $100 towards travel) every year, starting on your first anniversary
  • Earn unlimited 10X miles on hotels and rental cars booked through Capital One Travel and 5X miles on flights booked through Capital One Travel
  • Earn unlimited 2X miles on all other purchases
  • Unlimited complimentary access for you and two guests to 1,400+ lounges, including Capital One Lounges and our Partner Lounge Network
  • Receive up to a $100 credit for Global Entry or TSA PreCheck®
  • Use your Venture X miles to easily cover travel expenses, including flights, hotels, rental cars and more—you can even transfer your miles to your choice of 15+ travel loyalty programs
  • Named editors' choice for "Best New Credit Card of 2021" by The Points Guy
  • Earn 10 miles per dollar when you book on Turo, the world's largest car sharing marketplace, through May 16, 2023