Words: Kathryn Lewsey
Whether it’s a hangover you’re trying to hide or just a bad night’s sleep, under eye patches are our go-to for fixing puffy peepers. Treat your eyes to some serious TLC with this clever lot from the beauty world. Dark circles, bags and wrinkles – goodbye!
Bio Effect Egf Eye Mask Treatment, £80, www.cultbeauty.co.uk
The key ingredient is this treatment is EGF, a protein that plays a huge part in the production of collagen and elastin in the skin – and we all know they’re essential for locking in that youth. On top of that, it uses hyaluronic acid and Icelandic water to hydrate skin. Combined, this reduces fine lines and puffiness in just 15 minutes.
skyn ICELAND Dissolving Microneedle Eye Patches, £32, www.lookfantastic.com
Microneedling is hot in the skin world and these clever patches allows you to experience it from the comfort from your home. The teeny, tiny microneedles (which don’t hurt) slowly dissolve into pores to help tighten skin and smooth away wrinkles.
Institut Esthederm Lift and Repair Anti-Fatigue Eye Patches, £54, www.lookfantastic.com
Using ‘Lift’ technology, these patches work to plump and smooth skin around the eyes, for a firmer, youthful finish. On top of that, its infused with ingredients like caffeine, escin and repair technology to reveal brighter skin and eliminate bags.
Florence by Mills Swimming Under the Eyes Gel Pads, £34, www.lookfantastic.com
In the shape of mini whales – these cute gel infused patches revive tired peepers with a botanical blend of super soothing ingredients. Coconut extract has an anti-inflammatory effect, helping to reduce any puffiness, while hylauronic acid helps to pump and restore the skin. Just a couple of minutes on the skin will reveal brighter, more awake eyes.
111SKIN Celestial Black Diamond Eye Mask (set of 6), £75, www.selfridges.com
Containing black diamond particles to help the skin absorb ingredients, this eye mask is a luxe, potent blend for ageing skin. Enriched with retinol, vitamins and peptides, it works deep into skin, seriously nourishing and repairing it. Fine lines, wrinkles and dehydration will all be a thing of the past.