These Innovative Masks Work Magic While You Sleep
Flawless skin, instantly.
Published Oct 1, 2017 7:00 AM
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Overnight masks have quickly gained momentum due to their ability to infuse your skin, lips, and even hair with moisture. At night, your skin takes a break from sunscreen and makeup, so the goal is to repair damage from things like stress, pollution, and the sun’s rays. Hydration is also key, as your skin loses even more water as you sleep.
Here are our favorites for skin and lips in a variety of price offerings. Slather and sleep away.
Juara Java Plum Avocado Nourishing Mask, $38
This mask boasts natural ingredients for an extra boost of moisture and vitality. Thanks to the avocado oil, java plum, banana, and mango, this creamy formula replenishes parched skin while soothing and plumping. Don it every night for a dewy complexion.
Sara Happ The Lip Slip, $24
Ideal for those who’ve just moved in with a significant other, this hydrating treatment leaves a subtle pink sheen on the lips. Plus, the chic, feminine packaging will amp up your night table decor.
Farmacy Sleep Tight Firming Night Balm, $48
A rare gem that’s suitable for all skin types—from sensitive and oily to combination and Sahara-dry—this echinacea-infused balm gives skin a taut and toned appearance come morning. The oil-gel formula also contains cichoric acid, which boasts a ton of antioxidants.
Clark’s Botanicals Retinol Rescue Overnight Cream, $98
Ask any beauty enthusiast about evening regimens, and you’ll no doubt hear about that vital Vitamin A derivative, retinol. Even though it can sometimes cause irritation, this iteration is ideal for anyone with sensitive skin—the cream’s formula boasts a new time-release retinol and colloidal oatmeal, so it’s utterly gentle.
GLAMGLOW THIRSTYMUD Hydrating Treatment, $22
If pore purging is your goal, this cult-favorite mask delivers. It blends hyaluronic, citric, and linoleic acids, along with clay to trap water beneath the skin’s surface and provide mega hydration. All the while, vitamin C and ginger root detox pores in order to smooth the skin and energize it from within.
Paula’s Choice Radiance Renewal Mask, $36
This super light, gel-like product provides light hydration and skin-brightening benefits, thanks to a blend of niacinamide, uva-ursi leaf, and arbutin. Awaken in the am with a revitalized, brighter complexion and even looking tone.
Masqueology Aqua Full Easy & Quick Pouch Hydrating Sleeping Pack, $2.50
Ideal for travel, this single-serve overnight face mask features rose and squalene to help retain moisture and hydrate dry, tired skin. It can be used around the eyes, face, or neck area for up to three times a week. And since it’s such a wallet-friendly $2.50, you’ll want to stock up on several.
Fresh Black Tea Firming Overnight Mask, $92
Like a corset for your skin, this anti-aging mask gives you a lifted look in the morning. Its formula blends kombucha (black tea ferment), black tea extract, blackberry leaf extract, and lychee seed extract, which inhibits free radicals and helps improve skin elasticity. It also hydrates like a dream, thanks to wonder ingredient hyaluronic acid.