Puffy, dark under-eyes are your late-night giveaway come morning. And, yes, they're pretty much inevitable when you're busy with work and some semblance of a social life. However, there may be a way to have your night out and look refreshed too: collagen eye masks.
Each one of these little gems promises to brighten, cool, de-puff, and tighten the sensitive area around your eyes to make you feel and look refreshed in a matter of minutes.
Below, find our favorites.
Depuff those bleary morning eyes with this French-girl favorite—each bio-cellulose mask promises to boost your skin's microcirculation with peptides, hydrates with hyaluronic acid and collagen, and provides natural lift and wrinkle reduction courtesy of apple stem cells.
Who wouldn't want to put pure 24K gold on their face? Exactly. Though, there's more to these little patches than just opulence. The hydra-gel eye masks promise to help lift, firm, and brighten around your eye area as well as improve the look of any lingering fine lines and wrinkles, according to the brand. The hyaluronic acid and hydrolyzed collagen deliver tons of hydration, and caffeine keeps you cooled and de-puffed.
These little patches promise to make your eyes look instantly brighter with the use of Illuminating pearl, collagen meant to firm and tighten, and colloidal silver meant to help encourage skin rejuvenation.
Formulated with plankton extract, these masks promise to provide an instant skin-tightening effect, leaving visibly smoother, super-hydrated under-eyes as soon as you take them off, according to the brand.
Made using live, freeze-dried collagen (!!!), these eye masks promise to make it look like you got a good night's sleep in just 15 minutes, according to the brand.
FYI: There is one concealer every model swears by.
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