Committing to a nighttime skin care routine can be a challenge, especially if you’re a busy person who just wants to collapse into bed after a long day. But we now know that a nightly regimen is integral to flawless, healthy skin. “Water loss from the skin is more apparent at night than during the day, so it’s best to rejuvenate, replenish and restore in the evening,” says Naana Boakye, M.D., a dermatologist based in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
The concept of sleep masks comes from the K-Beauty trend, which focuses on skin-care and makeup products that protect the outermost layer of the skin. The good news is, the masks can address an array of issues, from dullness to uneven skin tones. And how much easier does it get when the work is done while you’re snagging some shut-eye? An added bonus is that many of these products only need to be used a few times a week. Click through these pages for our picks of the top-rated sleeping masks.