We’re testing sleep masks that claim to hydrate and repair your skin

IF you want to be a sleeping beauty, an overnight mask will penetrate deep into your skin to hydrate and repair it.

Today I’m looking at masks that claim to leave you with a glowing complexion the moment the alarm goes off.


Aldi Lacura Overnight Plumping Face Mask had the best smell by far


ALDI Lacura Night Plumping Mask (£5.99 for 50ml, aldi.co.uk): The product is part of a new Sleep Better range.

Formulated with hydrating star arvensis and hyaluronic acid and soothing speedwell extract, this bedtime essential will hydrate and plump skin overnight to reveal a visibly radiant, well-rested complexion after sleep.

Available for pre-order online from today and in stores from August 28.

The results are not as good as the other two but for skin that is not too dehydrated or parched, it gives a boost of radiance the next day.

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This mask had by far the best smell.

A blend of lavender, eucalyptus, vetiver and jasmine, which was amazing and great for helping you fall asleep.

Liz Earle CICA Skin Restoration Paste is very nourishing and was my favorite


Liz Earle CICA Skin Restoration Paste is very nourishing and was my favorite


LIZ Earle CICA Restore Skin Paste (£30 for 50ml, lizearle.com): Wake up to healthier-looking skin with Liz Earle Beauty’s Creamy Mask-Treatment Hybrid.

Perfect for dry skin prone to redness, this gentle yet potent blend is enriched with Centella asiatica (CICA), an ancient herb renowned for its restorative properties, along with hydrating resurrection botanicals, blueberry and wild plum to calm, soothe and comfort.

Working alongside the body’s natural nighttime rejuvenation processes, the mask provides 48 hours of intense hydration.

The thick paste slid off and then sank into my skin without a trace.

There was still a film of cream enveloping my skin the next morning. Very nutritious.

I felt a little tingling for a few minutes after application, but I have very sensitive skin. My favorite.

Perricone MD permanently plumps dry and dehydrated skin a treat


Perricone MD permanently plumps dry and dehydrated skin a treat


PERRICONE MD Multi-Action Night Intensive Firming Mask (£82 CAD for 59ml, perriconemd.co.uk): Designed to work most effectively at night when skin needs nourishment, this velvet-rich face mask claims to deliver powerful results while you sleep.

This coconut oil-rich face mask contains DMAE, which is produced naturally by the brain, and has anti-inflammatory and skin-firming properties, as well as antioxidant alpha-lipoic acid to reduce the appearance wrinkles, fine lines, pores and loss of radiance.

It had the texture of yogurt and you only need a tiny bit.

It instantly sank into my skin giving a shine, but it smelled weird, kinda like the smell of bleach sheet when you’re at the hairdresser.

But it works. It definitely plumps dry and dehydrated skin.


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