These 11 eye patches are set to be your saving grace
Tired? Never heard of her.
By Briar Clark
Beauty Crew Beauty Editor / January 29 2024
In the fight against dark circles, puffiness and tired eyes, there are no greater heros than the humble eye mask and eye patch.
Whether they're resurrecting our under-eyes from the dead or plumping our crow’s feet in under 20 minutes – these little serum-infused offerings are a godsend.
Here are 10 eye masks that will convert your peepers into angel eyes ASAP...
Elemis London Pro-Collagen Hydra-Gel Eye Masks
Give your under eyes a hydration super boost with these powerful patches infused with marine actives and the holy grail Hyaluronic acid. This unique gel treatment promotes smooth skin – ideal for busy beauty buffs.
$122 from Elemis London
Aceology Hydro Glow & Deep Hydration Watermelon Eye Mask
Eyes in need of a hydration and glow boost? Then this watermelon-infused pick should be right up your alley. It features an antioxidant-rich formula that helps with moisture retention and brightens dark circles too.
Was $29, now $20.30 at Myer
Wrinkles Schminkles Self-Dissolving Microneedle Patches
After an under-eye mask that emulates an in-salon facial? This set of self-dissolving microneedle patches imitates a microneedling infusion treatment, delivering a cocktail of actives on a deeply penetrative level that most masks can’t deliver. Each patch contains 1800 microneedles which help ingredients like hyaluronic acid, collagen, peptides and caffeine work more effectively. Simply apply in the evening for a few hours (or alternatively overnight) for plumped skin and smoothed fine lines and wrinkles.
$75 at The Iconic
Salt by Hendrix Eye Babe Under Eye Mask in Blue
Lock in the magic of your favourite serum with a simple pat using this reusable set of silicone eye masks. Suitable to use alongside any cream or serum, these customisable beauties are a match for all skin types.
$29.95 at Adore Beauty
Pixi Fortifeye Eye Patches
The stress of daily life starting to show? If your under eyes look tired, puffy and dull you need to have this repairing eye mask on your radar. The serum formula is infused with rejuvenating retinol, plumping and hydrating aloe leaf extract, nourishing and repairing Tocopheryl acetate and antioxidant-rich coconut extract for an under-eye refresh.
$38 at Sephora
Patchology Serve Chilled Rosé Eye Gels
MILK MAKEUP Cooling Water Undereye Patches
Cooling, de-puffing and infused with circulation boosting caffeine, these under-eye patches are a no brainer for those mornings when you’re feeling less than fresh *cough* hungover *cough*.
$36 at Sephora
PETER THOMAS ROTH Cucumber De-tox Hydra-gel Eye Patches
You’ve probably seen an influencer or two sporting Roth’s 24k gold eye patches on the ‘gram, but personally, we’re big fans of the brand’s cucumber eye patches. Nourishing, hydrating, and de-puffing, these bad boys are infused with a combination of aloe, chamomile, allantoin, hyaluronic acid, glycerin and hydrolysed collagen. It’s a yes from us.
$85 at SEPHORA
Dr. LeWinn’s Line Smoothing Complex S8 Hyaluronic Acid & Caffeine Under Eye Recovery Masks
Can you think of a combo better equipped to put some pep in your skin's step than hyaluronic acid and caffeine?! Yeah, we didn't think so. These patches harness the hydrating, puffiness-reducing powers of both ingredients to leave the under-eye area calm, smooth and (dare we say it) bright.
Was $14.95, now $12.99 at Chemist Warehouse
SEPHORA COLLECTION Caffeine Eye Masks
Sephora kind of nails it in terms of affordable treatment masks. If you already love its hand and feet offerings, then we suggest trying this caffeine-infused pair that hydrates and softens skin in as little as five minutes.
$8 at Sephora
Garnier Skin Active Hydrabomb Eye Tissue Mask Coconut Water & Hyaluronic Acid
Garnier can’t be beat when it comes to price – after all, who wouldn’t want fresh-looking, plump and hydrated under eyes for less than $5? ‘Scuse us while we add several of these to our next Chemist Warehouse order.
Was $4.99, now $4.49 at Chemist Warehouse
Briar is the Beauty Editor at BEAUTYcrew. Her 'down for anything' attitude has resulted in more than a handful of hair transformations, and she doesn't mind being used as a guinea pig for the industry's most unusual products and treatments. Her work has also appeared on Refinery29, Girlfriend and beautyheaven.