‘I can stay awake no more than 1 minute with this mask’: Amazon shoppers say this £9.99 ‘magical’ heated lavender eye mask helps to achieve a deeper sleep
With our everyday lives becoming increasingly stressful, a peaceful night’s sleep is easier said than done, and many of us may struggle to switch off.
A traditional light-blocking eye mask is a great solution when curtains or blinds let in light, disturbing the quality of your sleep.
However, Amazon shoppers have discovered the Unimi Silk Eye Mask with Lavender and Flaxseed, which not only gives you complete darkness, but helps you fall asleep quicker thanks to the calming lavender scent and relieving stress around the eyes.
The £9.99 Unimi Silk Eye Mask with Lavender is a hit product with Amazon shoppers who rave about its super soft feel, ability to block out light and calming scent
Many tired Amazon shoppers have found comfort in the affordable £9.99 silk eye mask, hailing it as an effective way to restore a sense of calm and aid a restful night’s sleep.
In fact, the hit product has scored a near-perfect average score of 4.7 out of 5, with customers calling it a ‘magical mask’, ‘relaxation at its finest’ and ‘incredibly soft’.
The Unimi eye mask is more than a bog-standard eye mask. Scented with lavender aromatherapy and flaxseeds, it provides a comfortable eye massage, helping to relieve stress, headaches, puffy eyes and sinus pain. Shoppers are also raving about its ability to help them nod off quicker at night.
‘It’s a magical mask’ raved one shopper. ‘I can stay awake no more than 1 minute with this mask. Smells so divine, and weight of the mask makes you relax and fell asleep really quickly. I work nights, so I desperate were looking for a good sleeping mask and these one exactly what I needed. Highly recommended’.
While there certainly isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to sleep, a small tweak like a silk eye mask could really make a difference. Plus, lavender is proven to react with neurotransmitters in the brain which work to reduce restlessness. And shoppers agree.
One shopper penned: ‘Great, thick mask – strong smell of lavender (so bear in mind if you aren’t a fan). Been having trouble sleeping, so I usually put this in if I wake up in the middle of the night and the heaviness helps – feels as if it soothes my puffy eyes.’
Not only does the mask block out light and relieve eye pressure, but shoppers claim it also helps you fall asleep quickly
The Unimi Silk Mask is also an eco-friendly option for disposable heated eye masks. To heat the eye mask, you just remove the outer silk bag and heat the inner bag in the microwave for 40-60 seconds, and it’s ready to go!
The flaxseeds in the mask help to retain the moisture and heat, which is also a brilliant remedy for those suffering with dry eyes and sinus pain.
One shopper claimed it helped to relive their sinusitis: ‘I love this mask, it retains heat well & helps me to drift off much faster at night, keeping me asleep for longer as it blocks out the light. Is very comfortable to wear and is also brill for when I’ve suffered from sinusitis. Great price too!’
Another agreed, adding: ‘This is what I need a 2 in 1. Eye mask with internal bag to relax my eyes after using screen for long time. Smell is great and relaxing. Very effective for sinus, dry eyes and migraine as well and I love silk fabric it’s really soft’.
A 2-in-1 product, the interior bag can be removed so you can just use the silk outer mask.
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