These Sleep Masks are the Easiest Way to Treat Your Skin
By Danielle Fontana , Associate Editor |
Let's face it: Skin care can be taxing. Instead of skipping it all together on days when our to-do lists are longer than some reddit boards, try your hand at a sleeping mask. Apply it before bed and wake up to a refreshed, look-at-me complexion. It doens't get better—or easier—than this.
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Anyone who's tried the original Aqua Bomb, aka Sephora's best-selling moisturizer, knows the hydration-flooding potential of this mask before cracking it open. The "jelly pudding" texture makes skin care fun and the overnight results speak for themselves (think supple, baby-soft skin).
100-percent natural, this buttery mask harnesses the strengthening and nurturing properties of cannabis oil to tackle skin dryness, uneven texture and dullness (it’s naturally filled with skin-loving antioxidants). As a bonus, CBD oil also boasts relaxing benefits and can aid in a deeper sleep—one mask at a time.
Created specifically for puffy, tired-looking eyes, this clear leave-on mask goes on light—it includes an easy-to-use applicator for zero fuss—but delivers powerful results come morning. Expect soothed, hydrated and brighter skin in just one sleep.
A potent blend of AHAs, enzymes and probiotics means one thing: stubborn breakouts and those tiny whiteheads on your chin don't stand a chance against one night with this spa day–scented savior.
Be it a sunburn, too much wine or a bad reaction to a skin care product, this gel formula creates a better-looking canvas overnight and seriously refreshes skin with help from antioxidant-rich prickly pear seed oil and hyaluronic acid to deliver an uptick in radiance and hydration.
The tiniest drop of this chamomile-infused cream mask is enough to bring fatigued skin back to life. Even better, it’s totally clear and dries instantly, so you can use it whenever your skin needs some TLC (even on a plane!).
SK-II Overnight Miracle Mask ($105)
Ideal for the travel junkie, these individual-use pods house the perfect amount of product to cover the face and chest area for a spa-like experience in your hotel room. A cocktail of the brand’s signature ingredient, Pitera, and an extract from the Albizia plant (known as Sleeping Tree Extract) forgives your skin-care woes and lets you fake a full eight hours of sleep.
Retinol, hyaluronic acid and peptides act as the ultimate dream team in this waterlight mask that transforms skin in hours. Skin is plumped, tightened and baby-soft, zero 12-step routine required.
This ultrathick emollient (be sure to massage into the skin well before bed) is brimming with black tea ferment (kombucha), black tea extract and blackberry leaf extract to safeguard skin against aggressors, plump dry, aging skin and calm irritation.
A centuries-old remedy for comforting exasperated skin, calendula is the key ingredient in this melt-in mask to deliver a calmed, glowing complexion overnight.
This alcohol-free, gel mask instantly absorbs into the skin and gets to work upon application. Free of any scent or harmful ingredients, it’s ideal for sensitive or dry skin in need of major moisture.