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Eye Mask Top 7

Which eye masks are the stars of our 2022 test? We present our top 7 products here!

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Eye mask test

Dark Eye rings, puffy eyelids and unsightly wrinkles: StressToo little sleep and the natural ageing of the skin can quickly make our eyes look tired. Sometimes so much so that even the best concealer doesn't stand a chance! But there is a solution: Why not simply treat yourself to an intensively nourishing eye mask? There are so many great products that instantly revive the particularly sensitive skin around the eye area with moisture and nourishing active ingredients!

The great thing is: if your eyes shine, you immediately look younger again!

But which eye masks are really worth the money and what do you have to bear in mind when using them? After all, there are many different types of eye masks. Here we present our top 7 from our 2022 test and give you valuable tips on how to use them. Eye care!

Eye mask: The 7 best 2022


1st place: Nuonove 24k eye mask

This product is as precious as pure gold and therefore deserves our gold medal: The golden eye patches by Nuonove not only look super stylish, they are also a true miracle cure for fresh eyes! This is thanks to the 24k Active Gold contained in them, which you can also find in numerous Anti-Aging creams. Allantoin provides intensive moisture, while the small mica particles make the skin around the eye area glow. Amazing: in just 20 minutes, dark circles are significantly reduced. That's why this product is used in top spas all over the world. In general, cellular regeneration is activated and the tension and elasticity of the skin around the eyes is improved enormously. Simply apply after the Face cleansing Apply under the eyes. Remove after 20 minutes and gently massage the skin around the eyes. A soothing wellness moment that you should treat yourself to regularly!

  • Particularly effective due to 24 carat gold
  • Eye circles disappear in just 20 minutes
  • Favourite of the top spas

2nd place: PJYU Heated Eye Mask

Tired, dry and puffy eyes are effectively combated with this top product thanks to the latest far-infrared hot compress health technology! The heat and effective time can be adjusted as desired, and you can also set an automatic switch-off so that this intelligent eye mask switches itself off if you fall asleep during the relaxing treatment, which happens quite often. The pleasant smell of lavender buds has an extremely calming effect. The wearing comfort is very high, as you can adjust the fit yourself with adjustable elastic straps. In addition, this eye mask is very easy to care for: you can wash it by hand and it dries very quickly afterwards. A top modern product that really helps!

  • High effectiveness through the latest health technology
  • Pleasant lavender scent
  • High wearing comfort

3rd place: TruuMe Avocado Eye Mask

Avocados not only taste delicious - they are also a true miracle cure for the skin! This effective avocado eye mask intensively moisturises and repairs the skin. Eye circles and wrinkles are reduced by the sturgeon caviar extract that is also included, bags under the eyes are smoothed and the delicate skin around the eyes is immediately soothed. With its valuable, natural ingredients, this top product not only has an enormously rejuvenating effect, but is also anti-inflammatory and soothing at the same time. Simply apply under the eyes after cleansing the face and remove again after 15 to 20 minutes. A subsequent short massage around the eyes intensifies the effect. The product does not irritate or clog the pores and is suitable for all skin types! 

  • Natural ingredients
  • Rejuvenating and calming
  • For all skin types

4th place: Victoria Beauty - Collagen Eye Mask

This collagen eye mask from Victoria Beauty is a real anti-aging guarantee! It is rich in natural ingredients such as collagen, vitamin E, green tea extract and tropical fruits. Wrinkles and puffiness around the eyes are instantly reduced by this highly effective formula! In addition, this eye mask intensively moisturises and restores the flexibility or elasticity of your skin around the eyes! It is recommended to use the mask twice a week for best results. There are 30 pieces in the pack. If the eye mask doesn't work for you, you can even get your money back. Top! 

  • Natural ingredients
  • Highly effective
  • Money-back guarantee

5th place: FRESHME Matcha Eye Mask

The cool FRESHME Matcha Eye Mask is the ideal eye skin treatment for every day! With its antioxidant properties, matcha eliminates fine lines, stimulates cell regeneration and promotes the restoration of perfectly hydrated eye skin. It immediately becomes firmer and more radiant - dark circles disappear! The high quality hyaluronic acid solution also helps to reduce puffiness and improve skin firmness and elasticity. Rose petal oil also gives your skin a velvety soft texture. Another positive feature is the cooling effect. A great product! 

  • Applicable daily
  • Highly effective ingredients 
  • Cooling

6th place: FELUNA cooling mask

This cooling gel eye mask by FELUNA may look like you want to go to an eyes-wide-shut party with it, but it is much more than just a cool eye-catcher: it soothes wrinkles, puffiness, dark circles and reddened skin and helps to effectively ease tension in the eye area. After application, you feel enormously refreshed and also look much fresher again! A great additional effect: This eye mask can also be used for migraines and headaches, as the cooling of the eyes promotes blood circulation and the pain often quickly subsides. Another goodie: This product is also an effective remedy for sunburn and allergies. Simply place the mask in the fridge or freezer before use and apply for 15 to 20 minutes. Afterwards, you'll feel like new! 

  • Visual freshness boost for the skin
  • Against migraine and headache
  • Also for sunburn and allergies

7th place: Merz Special Eye Mask

This very classic eye mask for a firm eye contour is applied like a face mask: Simply apply like a cream to the upper and lower eyelid as well as the adjacent eye area, leave on for 10-15 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water or remove with a cosmetic tissue. This product provides an instant freshness kick! Hyaluronic acid restores intense moisture to the skin - while soothing cucumber extract, rice and soya peptides, and micro-algae extract wake up the eyes and restore radiance. This eye mask is free from parabens and dyes and dermatologically tested! 

  • Application as for a face mask
  • Free from parabens and dyes
  • Dermatologically tested

What is an eye mask?

As the name suggests, an eye mask is a product that intensively cares for the very sensitive skin around the eye area. Since moisture is lost particularly easily in this area, small wrinkles, unsightly dark circles and bags under the eyes quickly appear. That's where the eye mask comes in! It visibly regenerates the skin - and in a very short time. Another piece of good news is that if you use it regularly, you can even considerably delay the appearance of the first wrinkles. Here is an overview of the benefits of an eye mask:

  • Less dark circles
  • Reduction of annoying puffiness and bags under the eyes
  • Padding of the first wrinkles
  • Intensive stimulation of blood circulation and collagen formation
  • Help with dry eyes
  • Relaxation for headaches and stress

What are the different types of eye masks?

There is a very large selection of different active ingredients, forms and even areas of application on the market. Here is our overview to help you decide which product is best for you: 

  1. Eye Pads

Eye pads are currently a real beauty trend: they are not placed on the closed eyes, but stuck under the eyes. In this way, they rapidly supply the skin with nourishing ingredients and also effectively combat wrinkles, dark circles or bags under the eyes.

  1. Cooling eye mask

Whoever hears the term eye mask probably immediately thinks of the image of blue gel masks. They are also the classics, so to speak! These gel eye masks look like sleeping masks and are also tied around the head. The cooling effect wakes up sallow skin and makes puffiness around the eyes disappear quickly, as the cold stimulates blood circulation. It is best to put the cooling mask in the fridge two hours before use and then put it on your closed eyes for about 15 minutes before going to bed. You will be amazed at how awake your eyes are the next morning! 

  1. Warming eye mask

They are the counterpart to the cooling eye masks. Instead of giving the skin a freshness boost, the warmth here is meant to soothe and relax. After a long day behind the computer, this is a real boon! The warming eye masks even promise relief from headaches and migraines. 

  1. Eye mask as cream or gel

This variant is applied like a face mask - but only around the eye area. It gives your skin a lot of moisture and is ideal to use during a hot bath. Simply apply to cleansed skin with your fingers, leave on and then rinse off with lukewarm water. 

DIY eye mask

If you have the time and the inclination, you can easily make your own eye mask with natural ingredients. You only need two home remedies: coconut oil and coffee grounds. Mix them in a 1:1 ratio and apply the mask under the eyes. This DIY eye mask moisturises the skin with coconut oil and stimulates circulation with caffeine. Your eyes will be awake again in just 10 minutes! Our tip: microwave the coconut oil for a few seconds to give it a liquid consistency and make it easier to mix with the coffee grounds! Alternatively, you can make an eye mask with honey and curd. This has an antibacterial and soothing effect. Honey is also effective for blemished skin!

Frequently asked questions:

How often should I use an eye mask?

It all depends on the needs of your skin and the product. If you want to get rid of dark circles or bags under the eyes quickly, simply apply the eye mask when necessary. As a long-term anti-ageing remedy for wrinkles, you should use eye masks regularly. This is the only way to achieve a lasting effect.

Are classic sleep masks also recommended?

Absolutely. They help with problems falling asleep and better sleep naturally also has an effect on our beauty. We recommend sleeping masks with lavender filling - immediate relaxation is pre-programmed!

Can I wear a cooling eye mask overnight?

In principle, yes. However, the cooling effect will not last the whole night. Besides, it is probably not very comfortable to wear the mask at night. So it's better to take it off again before going to bed!

At what age should eye masks be used?

We recommend application from the age of 20! At the latest, however, you should start to take special care of your skin around the eyes at the age of 30, as the skin loses its elasticity due to the natural ageing process.

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