I sleep mostly at 2 am in the morning. My bedroom is bright and I find it quite irritating. I don’t know about you, but I personally can’t sleep in a bright room. That’s why I always check the market every day for the newest sleep masks.
I have been involved in deep and extensive research for years now! And yes, within those years, I have been able to examine numerous sleep masks. Of course, I have come across some so-so as well as several show-off sleep masks.
Although identifying the best items in a market full of options is a back breaking, I tested several items and compiled this list of the top picks on the market.
- List of Top 10 Best Sleep Masks in 2017
- #10 ALASKA BEAR® Natural silk sleep mask & blindfold, super-smooth eye mask
- #9 Dream Zone- Earth Therapeutics Sleep Mask
- #8 Lewis N. Clark Comfort Eye Mask With Adjustable Straps
- #7 Luxury Patented Sleep Mask, Nidra® Deep Rest Eye Mask
- #6 Jersey Slumber 100% Silk Sleep Mask For A Full Night’s Sleep
- #5 3D Sleep Mask (New Design by PrettyCare with 2 Pack) Eye Mask for Sleeping
- #4 Brownmed IMAK Compression Pain Relief Mask and Eye Pillow
- #3 Revolutionary, Patented SLEEP MASTER DELUXE tm Sleep Mask
- #2 ALASKA BEAR® Natural silk sleep mask & blindfold
- #1 Bedtime Bliss BTB01 Contoured & Comfortable Black Sleep Mask
- Benefits of Using Sleep Masks
List of Top 10 Best Sleep Masks in 2017
#10 ALASKA BEAR® Natural silk sleep mask & blindfold, super-smooth eye mask
By: ALASKA BEAR
This is the first sleep mask I stumbled upon in my quest to unravel the best products. Alaska Bear dual-0strap version boasts some advanced features to effectively keep light away as you toss and turn on your bed trying to catch sleep. I had to test it to prove how effective it is. And yes, my experience was one full of mixed reactions.
Of course, I couldn’t help noticing some few flaws here and there but the overall design is quite impressive. The dual-tension bands which are adjustable ensure that pressure over your eyes is significantly regulated while the pure silk construction helps the skin in retaining moisture.
#9 Dream Zone- Earth Therapeutics Sleep Mask
By: Earth Therapeutics
From Earth Therapeutics, dream zone sleep mask is yet another incredible item I had to try out after hearing about it from a friend of mine. We had an argument with my friend about the best sleep mask where he was claiming that he had been using this Dream Zone for years and had come to trust it completely.
I decided to take the bull by the horns and try it out to ascertain whether his argument held waters or not. And after trying it out; I must admit, I wasn’t disappointed. It offers a snug fit which ensures that it doesn’t come out as you toss and turn on your bed.
#8 Lewis N. Clark Comfort Eye Mask With Adjustable Straps
By: Lewis N. Clark
I also have to give it up for this cotton sleep mask which proved to have what it takes to be on my list of the top 10 items on the market this year. I was a bit skeptical about it and had to get it with a pinch of salt.
However, all that changed when I went to my hotel room by sea and hand to sleep with the transparent curtains unclosed for better viewing of the outside whenever I wake up from my sleep.
The bright lights made it almost impossible for me to close my eyes and rest. I suddenly remembered that I had gotten this sleep mask from a nearby store. I took it out and off I traveled to slumber land.
#7 Luxury Patented Sleep Mask, Nidra® Deep Rest Eye Mask
Nidra luxury patented sleep mask had to get into this list. In fact, my list would never be complete without this sleep mask. What caught my attention and interest is its lightweight and comfortable design which ensures that you sleep soundly and comfortably. If you love traveling, you could also take a nap in your car during the day thanks to this sleep mask.
Of course, we all want to sleep in complete darkness for better relaxation and preparation for the long and tedious day ahead. If you want to rest completely and wake up relaxed and ready for the day ahead, this would be an ideal sleep mask for you.
#6 Jersey Slumber 100% Silk Sleep Mask For A Full Night’s Sleep
By: Jersey Slumber
I decided to test whether this sleep mask is completely dark by trying to catch sleep at various locations including on my backyard patio on a broad daylight.
Surprisingly, this sleep mask proved to have superb performance. Whether in bed, on a flight or in the car, this is a real deal to help you sleep comfortably as if it’s in the middle of the night.
The soft and comfortable fabric takes care of your eyes while retaining skin moisture for utmost performance. And yes, it also allows you to blink freely thus letting sleep like it’s a normal dark night. It allows you to also conduct several facial movements which are crucial as you sleep.
#5 3D Sleep Mask (New Design by PrettyCare with 2 Pack) Eye Mask for Sleeping
I have to admit; I love sleep masks but I don’t get thrilled by those super-heavy ones which feeling stuffy and too hefty. That’s why I loved this sleep mask and placed it on the 5th tier position. It’s an extremely thin sleep mask which is completely opaque. It’s made using high-density foam for longer use without affecting the facial skin.
The thickness is convenient to for daily use. The slim and comfortable construction also proved amazing. I also liked the super-soft fabric and the snug fit design which made me sleep without worries of losing it at night.
#4 Brownmed IMAK Compression Pain Relief Mask and Eye Pillow
If you have puffy and tired eyes after a long day at work, then this is an ideal sleep mask for you. In spending long hours looking at the screen of my computer because that’s my job. That affects my eyes a great deal. It serves a lot of injustice to my eyes making them tired and puffy at times.
Fortunately, with this sleep mask, I find that soothing effect and cooling relief. If you use your eyes a lot during the day staring at things, then you might need to pick this item.
#3 Revolutionary, Patented SLEEP MASTER DELUXE tm Sleep Mask
By: Sleep Master
From the renowned Sleep Master Company; this patented and deluxe sleep mask makes your day and nights seem similar when it comes to sleeping habits. Whether you’re in a brightly lit environment or a dark environment, you won’t notice the difference. I found the lightweight construction and the soft fabric extremely awesome.
And yes, the comfortable and breathable design makes this sleep mask quite reliable. If you want to have excellent sleeping time, then you need to get this sleep mask.
Furthermore, it’s flexible, durable and wide enough to surround your head for better performance. And yes, the Velcro strips offer a snug fit for better performance and experience.
#2 ALASKA BEAR® Natural silk sleep mask & blindfold
By: ALASKA BEAR
Just like its earlier sibling, I also found this item quite impressive. The top quality 100% mulberry silk construction makes it quite reliable while the soft fabric gives ultimate comfort for you to relax without much hassle. The breathable design keeps your skin refreshed and your eyes in a perfect condition.
It allows you to make various facial movements including blinking with least hassle thus making the sleeping process seem naturally induced by darkness and not artificially manipulated.
This sleep mask doubles as an eye relaxer keeping your eyes well taken care of and relaxed as you sleep. If you have puffy and tired eyes after a long day, then this is a real deal for you.
#1 Bedtime Bliss BTB01 Contoured & Comfortable Black Sleep Mask
By: Bedtime Bliss
Finally, here comes the sleep mask I have been using for a longer time than any other. The eye mask is designed to conform to the facial contours thus offering utmost comfort for you.
And yes, given its lightweight and contoured design, I must admit that I have had a good time with it. Whether for meditation or traveling process, this is a perfect sleeping.
I am a huge fan of yoga and meditation. I use this mask when meditating or when in a bright place and want to have a moment with myself.
Benefits of Using Sleep Masks
- Offer ultimate relaxation: Sleep masks offer ultimate relaxation by giving total darkness for you to sleep without being distracted.
- Give one time to sleep when traveling or in a bright place: Whether you’re in your car or on a flight, you can enjoy a good sleep without being disturbed by those bright lights.
- Cure insomnia: Like earlier pointed out, sleep masks can sometimes cure most conditions like insomnia and migraine.
When looking for excellent sleeping and relaxed environment, you need to eliminate light and noise where necessary. With a sleep mask, you won’t have to worry about bright lights affecting your sleeping habits.