Wherever you go it is always important to keep your face glow and bright, and taking a brightening sheet mask is a good idea.
But are you even allowed to bring facial sheet masks on a plane?
The short answer is yes.
Fortunately Facial sheet masks are just like baby wipes or disinfectant wipes which are permitted in both carry-on luggage and in checked luggage without any restrictions, you can take them in both domestic and international flights.
Keep reading to know more about traveling with facial sheet masks and where to place them.
Let’s dive right in.
Can You Bring Sheet Masks On Carry-On?
Take Facial Sheet Mask Through The Security Checkpoint
Whether you want to bring miss spa quench or bamboo charcoal facial sheet masks there are no restrictions on the amount or the quantity you can bring through the security checkpoint and your carry-on luggage.
The TSA mentioned wipes on their websites, but they don’t specifically mention anything about traveling with facial sheet masks.
So I did check Twitter for more clarification.
Sensei wanted to bring her sheet face mask, and the TSA replied that facial sheet masks are allowed in carry-on baggage and they don’t need to be in a quart sized bag.
But if you are traveling with other type of facial sheet masks that contain liquid in the package, it must follow the TSA 3-1-1 liquid rule in carry-on bags.
As you may already know the TSA has strict rules about flying with liquids in carry-on luggage, you can only bring containers no more or less than 3.4 oz or 100 ml and are secured in a single quart size bag.
Here is an answer from the TSA customer service.
Ratchael asked the TSA if she can bring this Burt’s bees single-use sheet mask that has liquid inside, and the TSA replied that ” liquid facial sheet masks are allowed in carry-on bags. However if there is liquid in the package, it must follow our liquids rule in carry-on bags. “
Even if an item is generally allowed on planes the final decision is for the TSA officer at the airport, if he decides that an item is dangerous so you will need to leaver check in your items, but this won’t happen with facial sheet masks which is totally safe.NOTE
It is better to pack your facial sheet masks near to the top of your carry-on bag, or in a separate bag so the security officer can reach them easily if they block the view of the x-ray machine.
Can You Bring a Facial Sheet Mask in Checked Luggage?
You can place any type of face sheet mask in checked luggage without any restrictions.
Even facial sheet masks that contain liquids are good to go in your checked bag.
The TSA liquid rules are strict only for carry-on baggage, you can place more than 3.4 oz / 100 ml in checked baggage without any restrictions.
Another thing to keep in mind is that if you are traveling with a small amount of face sheet masks, it is better to place them inside your carry on bag.
Of course, you always have the option of purchasing a facial sheet mask on your destination, but if you bring it from your trip you will need to make sure that your facial sheet mask is well protected inside your checked bag.
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Take Facial Sheet Masks On International Flights
Most of the countries airport security authorities do not specify facial sheet masks on their websites, but as long as the package does not contain liquids inside you don’t have to worry about their liquid rules.
Even though if you are worried you can just toss your item inside your checked bag.
|Traveling to Canada||The Catsa didn’t specify sheet masks but they are considered as wipes which are allowed in both carry on and checked luggage. without any restrictions.|
|Traveling to Europe||Also IATA or the EASA didn’t mention face mask sheets on their website, but they are considered wipes, and they are allowed on flight to Europe without any restrictions.|
|Traveling to United Kingdom||The CAA didn’t mention facial sheet masks in their website, but they are considered as wipes and since baby wipes are allowed you won’t have any problem with them.|
|Traveling to Australia||The CASA didn’t mention facial sheet masks on their website, but they are considered as wipes and since baby wipes are allowed you won’t have any problem with them.|
|Traveling to New Zealand||The CAA (Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand) didn’t specify anything about traveling with sheet masks, but they will be treated as wet wipes which are permitted in both carry on and checked luggage without any problem.|
Most airport securities don’t consider wipes or sheets as liquids.
But some of the Facial sheet masks do contain small amounts of liquids inside, and they need to be no more than 3.4 oz / 100ml and placed in a quart sized bag.
And apart from these facial sheet masks that contain liquids inside, you can bring any other type of facial sheet mask in carry-on without any restrictions.
Remember, you can always put any liquids or makeup in your checked luggage and not worry about liquid limits.
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