Allergies, lack of sleep, too many cocktails, a dry climate, even heredity… All of these factors can impact the delicate skin that surrounds the eyes.
Fortunately, there are now a variety of innovative masks designed to help disguise and even treat damage to the sensitive eye area. Such masks are rapidly growing in popularity (a testament to their numerous benefits!). But if you have yet to try one, you should consider adding a mask to your skincare lineup immediately!
Once we were satisfied by placing a couple of cucumber slices on top of our eyelids. Although we may still find them refreshing, we have since realized that we can reap greater rewards, like those produced by today’s best eye mask.
Applied on a regular basis (along with your go-to cream or serum), eye masks can home in on problem areas to help:
- Tighten the skin
- Eliminate puffiness
- Diminish the signs of fatigue
- Reduce the appearance of dark circles
- Minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles (a.k.a. crow’s feet)
- Hydrate and plump the skin
- Make the eyes appear brighter and more energized
Plus, a little pampering can help you feel relaxed, rejuvenated and more confident!
Choosing an eye mask
Eye masks are quick and reliable—a perfect solution following a sleepless night or a day on the slopes. There are many different types to choose from, including creams, gels and under-eye patches.
Some masks are infused with ingredients such as collagen and retinol whereas others contain caffeine and tree sap. There are even masks made with actual 24-karat gold! The key is choosing the right mask for your particular issue(s), so be sure to read the product descriptions carefully!
If you’re ready to rejuvenate your tired, aging eyes, consider one the following eye masks: