Stay Woke: 8 Under-Eye Masks To Use After A Late Night Out

Look wide awake, even if you’re faking it….

Truth be told, “You look tired,” is one of the worst comments one can receive. We all know it’s really code for you look like s**t . Sure, you may have had the most epic night, but the last thing you want is it showing on your face the next morning. So the next time your party plans turn into an all-nighter, recover with a set of under-eye masks to de-puff those telling dark circles, quench your dehydrated skin, and, frankly, bring you back to life. They’ll be your best alibi. (Pro Tip: For an extra cooling and de-puffing effect, store your eye patches in the fridge).

Celestial Black Diamond Eye Mask, 111Skin


Shine bright like a diamond. 111SKIN—a luxury skincare brand favored by the likes of Olivia Wilde, Kasey Musgraves and Dakota Johnson—created their Black Diamond Eye Mask using state-of-the-art Hydrogel technology to combat lines, wrinkles, and dehydration around the delicate eye area. This potent eye mask is formulated with AMF to enhance hydration, Retinol to retexture the skin, vitamins to improve the appearance of discoloration, and a potent peptide to fight signs of aging. Enhanced with Black Diamond particles for efficient absorption, this mask is ideal for frequent flyers, night owls, and those prone to fine lines and darkness around the eyes. The result is a plumped, refreshed, hydrated, and brighter eye area.

How Do Eye Look? Eye Patches,  The Crème Shop


The name says it all. As a K-Beauty fav, these How Do Eye Look? patches from The Crème Shop are specifically made for depuffing and brightening. In addition to a fun leopard print, the formula includes hyaluronic acid which alleviates dry skin while promoting a plump appearance, caffeine which reduces inflammation and tightens complexion Vitamin C which lightens dark spots and aging spots. Fifteen minutes is all it takes to give your eyes a vibrant look to take on the day.

Kris Kollection Curetini Undereye Patches, Kylie Skin


Any fan of the Kardashians knows that there is nothing Kris Jenner loves more than a good martini (well, ok and money). Inspired by her mom’s inevitable hangovers, Kylie Jenner recently created these limited-edition Kris Kollection Curetini Undereye Patches for her Kylie Skin line, complete with an olive print motif. The cooling formula contains a plant collagen complex to help smooth and refresh the undereyes, leaving them looking and feeling more awake. Each box comes with six pairs. 

Kombucha Hydrogel Eye Masks, Karuna


Looking for under-eyes as bright as your future? Karuna’s Kombucha Hydrogel Eye Masks contain the most soothing, cooling, and hydrating ingredient to relax and recharge: kombucha! A fermented tea with natural antioxidant properties to protect against environmental stress, the kombucha in these patches helps to banish dark circles and bring out the best in your delicate under-eye skin.

Beautif-eye Patches, Pixi


Bust out the stopwatch because these brightening and energizing hydrogel patches from Pixi nearly work instantly. Under-eyes are awakened, reinvigorated and refreshed thanks to Vitamin C, licorice and ginseng to revive and minimize under-eye darkness.

Bro Mask Eye Gels, Jaxon Lane


Listen up dudes, you need to take care of your under-eyes too. Jaxon Lane’s Bro Mask Eye Gels specifically target puffy eyes, fine lines and dark circles. These bad boys are packed with Bakuchiol, nature’s gentler retinol alternative which smooths fine lines, caffeine which depuffs and brightens eyes as well as collagen, hyaluronic acid, peptides, green tea, licorice, and ginger. Bonus: they’re fragrance free and inconspicuously clear, so you can wear them anywhere, anytime.

Plump-kin Retinol Eye Patches, TONLYMOLY


A fall favorite has become a year-round essential. TONYMOLY’s Plumo-kin Patches are packed with antioxidant-rich pumpkin extract which plumps up fine lines, reduces inflammation, and promotes healthy skin. Other effective, nourishing ingredients include hyaluronic acid to lock in moisture and boosts elasticity, youth boosting collagen and gentle retinol to smooth away fine lines and combat signs of aging.

Bright Eye Firming Anti-Aging Gel Patches, Joanna Vargas


With A-list clients like Vanessa Hudgess, Ariana DeBose and Jake Gyllenhaal, Joanna Vargas is today’s it-esthetician for today’s it-celebrities. Her concentrated specialty brightening eye masks deeply moisturize and invigorate the delicate area around the eye thanks to algae extract, smoothing chamomile extract, hydrolyzed silk and mega-moisturizing hyaluronic acid. Trust us, these gel pads seriously feel like a spa day at home.