The hallmark of a good sleeping mask is simple: They’re not just richer moisturisers that work in the moment. What they’re supposed to do is help nourish and heal your skin overnight while you sleep (hence, their name), so you’d wake up to a visibly improved complexion. That can mean different things: dry patches are soothed, dull skin brightened, red and irritable skin cleared up, and/or fatigued areas rejuvenated. Point is, there is a sleeping mask for every skin concern. And we’ve taken the liberty to try out various, so that you can scoot in on the ones that you need (and the ones that actually work, of course).
To firm and soothe:
This article first appeared in the Jan issue of Her World magazine.