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The 6 Best Eye Masks To De-Puff And Brighten

An eye mask a day keeps puffiness, dark circles and fine lines at bay, says the PORTER beauty team

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Tired, dehydrated, jet-lagged, or just consumed too much salt at dinner the night before? The fragile skin surrounding the eye area gives everything away, which is why you can never have too many of the best eye masks on your bathroom shelf.

BEST EYE MASK FOR A NOTICEABLE LIFT FaceGym Medi Lift Eye EMS Mask

Once you try this futuristic gadget, you will wonder what you ever did without it. It’s the same technology that’s used in those popular in-spa treatments that lift and tighten the muscles. This ‘superhero’ mask uses electrical stimulation over 10 minutes to work the orbital muscles. Apply a little of the gel to skin to act as a conductor, before securing the mask around your eyes. One treatment gives a temporary but impressive lift, while continued use helps to smooth slackness at the outer corner of the eyes.

BEST EYE MASK FOR WEARY EYES Decree SOS Revitalising Eye Mask

This refreshing biocellulose mask instantly soothes tired eyes. It’s saturated with calming and hydrating rose water, glycerine, hyaluronic acid and panthenol – and serves as a welcome treat at the end of a long day of screen time and video calls. Unlike other eye masks, it doesn’t just treat the under-eye area, but targets the forehead and tops of the cheeks, too, treating the entire eye zone with its rejuvenating and hydrating formula. Try keeping the masks in the refrigerator so they feel extra-cooling.

BEST EYE MASK FOR THE MORNING AFTER 111Skin Celestial Black Diamond Eye Mask

Consuming alcohol can leave your skin feeling rough to the touch, dehydrated and sensitive, all of which makes fine lines and dark circles under the eyes appear worse. We love these eye masks by 111Skin. The cooling hydrogel is a welcome, cooling tonic for stressed skin, while the niacinamide, retinol, hyaluronic acid and peptides will help improve hydration and strengthen and smooth skin.

BEST EYE MASK FOR RE-PLUMPING CREPEY SKIN Sarah Chapman Platinum Stem Cell Eye Mask

Lines and wrinkles are likely to appear around the eye area sooner than anywhere else on the face, due to the area’s constant movement. The peptide and tetrapeptides in this relaxing mask help to tighten skin, while other ingredients flood the skin with moisture – plumping out lines from the inside – and stimulate collagen production. Make this part of your evening skincare routine.

BEST EYE MASK FOR LONG-HAUL FLIGHTS Sisley Paris Eye Contour Mask

Containing arnica, ginkgo biloba and horse chestnut to stimulate microcirculation, this gel will hydrate the eye area and protect it against moisture-sucking cabin air during long-haul flights. Apply a thick layer before take-off to eliminate dark circles and puffy eyes.

BEST EYE MASK FOR PARTY PREP RéVive Revitalizing Eye Mask

This eye treatment is a pre-special-event favorite among the A-list because it floods the skin with line-plumping hyaluronic acid, reducing puffiness and making skin smoother. It’s designed to be worn at night, once or twice a week, but we also like to use it in the morning to create an even canvas for makeup.

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