Overnight Face Masks to Wake Up to Nourished Skin

Treat parched skin with these hydrating heroes.

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Experts lay a lot of emphasis on the significance of night-time skincare routine. It is because our body is wired to go into repair mode as we power down for the day. At night, our cells begin the restorative work, reversing damage caused due to environmental aggressors. And so our PM routine, featuring a combination of skin resurfacing actives and intense hydrating creams, can help expedite results. 

Dull, dehydrated skin is one of the most common concerns, and the cause could range from extremely dry skin type to seasonal dryness, reaction to a new product or excessive exposure to air conditioning, and stress among others. If you are waking up to dry, flaky skin, adding a sleeping mask to your existing routine could help replenish and repair the skin.

Once you are done with your regular skincare routine, apply a thin but liberal layer of a sleeping mask to your skin. These formulas, even though intensely nourishing, sink into the skin easily, preventing further loss of moisture. Using a sleeping mask as the last step of your skincare routine also helps seal other products—it functions in a similar way as a facial oil.

A PM mask boasts a variety of ingredients like Vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, saffron, antioxidants, and exfoliating agents, that help hydrate the skin, slough away dead skin cells, and brighten the complexion. Choose one that promises to tackle your individual concerns to wake up to smoother, brighter skin. 

These products come highly recommended by experts—give them a go to banish flaky skin (sadly, there is no such concoction to tackle flaky people!).

Augustinus Bader, The Face Cream Mask

price on request

Sisley, Velvet Sleeping Mask

₹13,200 approx

Saturday Skin, Yuzu Vitamin C Sleep Mask


Innisfree, Brightening Pore Sleeping Mask Daily Skin Bright


Beauty Of Joseon, Revitalize Sleeping Mask

₹2,230 approx

Sulwhasoo, Overnight Vitalizing Mask


COSRX, Ultimate Nourishing Rice Overnight Spa Mask


Shiseido, Waso Beauty Sleeping Mask


Sephora, Collection Lip Sleeping Mask in Vanilla


Belif, Aqua Bomb Sleeping Mask


Wishful, Pillowgasm Cherry Glow Sleep Mask


Laneige, Lip Sleeping Mask EX in Mint Choco