Healthy Travel Hacks from Your Favorite Celebrities
If anyone reigns queen for keepin’ it real on her ever-entertaining Instagram, it’s Chrissy Teigen. That includes giving travel beauty tips that people can actually follow, like rockin’ a sheet mask to help keep skin hydrated. (We just wonder if she’d admit to any of these 15 things you think while wearing a sheet mask.)
Kloss travels the world for work, and since that often entails posing for the camera, she doesn’t shy away from the gym. Her biggest fitness travel tips? “[I] travel with a couple of weights and resistance bands, and do a quick 20-minute workout in my hotel room,” she told Style.com. “The Nike Training Club app is also great and helps focus my workouts.” (Don’t want to weigh your suitcase down with dumbbells? Check out these hotels that have great fitness offerings.)
Most experts tell you to stay away from alcohol mid-flight, but Jennifer Aniston doesn't always steer clear. “If there is a drink happening, it’s usually a Bloody Mary, which I don’t ever order [except] when I’m on an airplane,” she told Yahoo Health. Still, booze doesn't go down the entire trip. When asked about her go-to beverages while traveling, she also said, “Water, water, water.” In other words, her healthy travel tip is one of the best because it’s clearly all about ~balance~.
Airplanes, long travel days, and new climates can easily challenge my immune system, so I take Emergen-C to help stay healthy during my trips," Alba told InStyle. Her other must-have: Honest Company hand sanitizer. "Because you’re exposed to so many germs while traveling, I always use our hand sanitizer as a way to prevent those common colds that one seems to get without fail when on an airplane.”
"About halfway through a long flight or right around landing, I like to refresh my skin with an invigorating cleansing and toning pad,” Hough writes on her website. “This removes any excess oil and overall feeling of grossness. Single sealed pads are the way to go because they’ll never dry out, you only take what you need, and you know they’re clean enough to touch your face," Another great travel beauty tip Hough follows: Always go makeup-free while flying.
Product pushing can happen a lot when looking for celebrity travel tips, but we don’t mind—as long as the products actually work. Kerr swears Kora Organic's Rosehip Oil does, and says she uses it on flights to keep her skin hydrated.
When she can't get to the gym, the Fabletics co-founder relies on apps for her workouts. "There are a couple of workout apps that I use, like QE2, a full-body routine created by my Pilates teacher, Nicole Stuart. It keeps me in tip-top shape," she says. "Then there's Hot5, which I love because each workout is only five minutes long. When I'm in a hotel room and feeling jet-lagged, I can do one or two and it really gets me going. I also like Sworkit. You can do it anywhere, even in the smallest space, and break a good sweat in just 15 to 20 minutes."
Another fitness travel tip from the actress: Make your wine serve multiple purposes. After all, nobody said you couldn't use those bottles as weights before pouring a glass.
Goulding’s travel fitness tips are simple: ”I try to fit running in to my crazy schedule—it’s tough and there are some instances where I physically don’t have a second, but I love running around different cities,” she told Elle UK. “I travel a lot, but the only time I get to see stuff is when I go running and it’s a massive endorphin release!"
To help her steer clear of unhealthy airport food, Akerman arrives prepared. "When you’re on the go, you just grab whatever is in front of you and most of the time, they’re not healthy choices," she told
. "So I think getting prepared the night before and making yourself some healthy snacks is the best way to do it." (Still want airport options? Here's how flight attendants eat healthy on the job.)
It's one of the most travel-friendly pieces of workout equipment on the market, and Lima puts the jump rope to good use when she's on the go. “A good trick of mine is packing a jump rope and doing ten minutes in my room first thing in the morning to get my heart rate up," she told CR Fashion Book. (PS: Here are 28 more ways to burn fat using a jump rope.)