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Korean sleeping packs. How to choose one?

If the product has Sleeping Pack, Overnight Mask or Night Mask in the name, then it’s an overnight.

What is an Sleeping Pack?
These masks are meant for intensive care during the night. They are easy to use, don’t take a lot of time, help keep the skin ideally hydrated while you are asleep. Unlike night creams, masks are used only 1-2 times a week.

sleeping packs

How to use Sleeping Pack?
Half an hour before bed, cleanse the skin and apply your regular skincare routine (toner, essence, serum, etc.)
Apply a thin layer of the mask on the face and neck, let it absorb. Wash off in the morning.

How to choose?
There’s a million Korean sleeping masks, almost every Korean brand has one.
The masks are very different in the effect, consistency and feeling. There’s no specific categorization. But I will try 🙂 I chose a few popular masks with good reviews to use as examples.

Gel and collagen overnight masks

If you look sleep deprived, tired, and have a wrinkled face in the morning – try these masks.

These hydrating sleeping packs form a protective film on the skin and don’t let moisture evaporate. It’s best to apply toner and serum before using these masks to ensure they work their best.

Pink Piggy Collagen Pack April Skin eBay Amazon
Collage masks almost add a few hours of sleep. The skin isn’t as creased, even if you sleep face first into the pillow. So I recommend it for those who doesn’t get enough sleep.

Pink Piggy Collagen Pack April Skin

Pink Piggy Collagen Pack April Skin

Holika Holika Red Wine Therapy Sleeping Mask – a renewing night mask eBay Amazon.
Hydrates and soothes the skin during sleep, combats excess pigmentation.
Recommended for tired or dry skin. In the morning, the face will be refreshed and rested, and the skin will become more elastic.

Holika Holika Red Wine Therapy Sleeping Mask

Holika Holika Red Wine Therapy Sleeping Mask

Gel mask 3W CLINIC Water Sleeping Pack eBay Amazon

This non sticky gel-like mask with a lifting effect will return elasticity to your skin while you sleep, making it look radiant the next day. Suitable for all skin types.

3W CLINIC Water Sleeping Pack


Nourishing cream masks

If you have dry or dehydrated skin, use cream masks.
Manyo Factory Overnight Miracle Pack eBay Amazon
A concentrated nourishing, hydrating mask containing natural honey and a vitamin complex. Isn’t sticky, gets absorbed quickly. For dry and normal skin.

Manyo Factory Overnight Miracle Pack

Manyo Factory Overnight Miracle Pack

Sulwhasoo Overnight vitalizing mask eBay Amazon
An herbal extracts based vitamin healing overnight mask. Hydrates, nourishes and strengthens the skin, gets absorbed well. Suitable for normal and combination skin.

Sulwhasoo Overnight vitalizing mask

Sulwhasoo Overnight vitalizing mask


Masks for oily and troubled skin

It’s quite hard to find a hydrating overnight mask for oily or troubled skin. Masks that are too rich can provoke inflammation.
You can try a mask with pumpkin extract – a natural source of salicylic acid and zinc.
Too cool for school pumpkin sleeping pack eBay Amazon

Or COSRX Ultimate Nourishing Honey Overnight Mask with propolis eBay Amazon
Propolis has excellent antiseptic, anesthetic, regenerating properties, irreplaceable for skin prone to inflammatory rashes.

COSRX Ultimate Nourishing Honey Overnight Mask


Soothing night masks for sensitive skin

For irritated skin prone to redness, choose soothing masks.

Mamonde Calming Hydro Sleeping Mask eBay Amazon
A soothing mask for sensitive skin with calendula extract.
The mask has hydrating, soothing, protective effect. Cares for the skin during sleep, reduces stress, has relaxing and sedative effects.

Mamonde Calming Hydro Sleeping Mask

Mamonde Calming Hydro Sleeping Mask

Intensive soothing mask CNP Mugener Soothing Pack eBay Amazon
Mask based on madecassoside, which is used to treat long-term hard to heal wounds and skin diseases. It normalizes capillary permeability and has anti-inflammatory effect. Has antioxidant and regenerative effects and strengthens capillary walls. Can be used 2-3 times a week.

CNP Mugener Soothing Pack

CNP Mugener Soothing Pack




Acid peeling masks

Acid masks is a great choice for dull skin prone to pigmentation.
These masks can be applied to clean skin or over just toner. Acid masks are best used during the colder seasons when the sun is not very active.
Secret Key Starting Treatment Peeling Sleeping Pack eBay
Healing overnight peeling mask with whitening, cleansing, and regenerative effects. A light gel mask with pale blue color. Gets absorbed quickly.

Secret Key Starting Treatment Peeling Sleeping Pack

Secret Key Starting Treatment Peeling Sleeping Pack

ETUDE HOUSE Berry AHA Bright Peel eBay Amazon
A sleeping mask with fruit acids (AHA-acids) will gently cleanse the skin from dead cells and other impurities. Intensively hydrates, shrinks stretched pores, suppresses the growth of bacteria and gives the skin a natural glow.

ETUDE HOUSE Berry AHA Bright Peel

Lightening sleeping masks

Unlike acid masks, these ones can be used in the summer.

LANEIGE white plus renew capsule sleeping pack eBay Amazon
A lightening sleeping capsule mask. I don’t know what the manufacturer concocted in the ingredients, but the effect from the mask is visible after the first use. As in, apply it in the evening and wake up with a bright, lighter, even-toned face.

LANEIGE white plus renew capsule sleeping pack

O HUI Extreme White Sleeping Mask eBay Amazon
Intensively lightening sleeping mask. It’s a very pleasant creamy mask, not at all sticky, the skin is matte and even in the morning. Suitable for all skin types.

O HUI Extreme White Sleeping Mask

O HUI Extreme White Sleeping Mask

Anti Aging sleeping masks

And now a bit of luxe for aging skin, full versions are more expensive, but you can find samples.

HERA age away vitalizing night mask eBay Amazon
The mask has strengthening, smoothing effect. Restores elasticity, improves skin tone and freshness. Prevents the formation of the signs of aging and creases.

HERA age away vitalizing night mask

HERA age away vitalizing night mask

IOPE bio night mask intensive recharging eBay Amazon
Intensive nightly bio mask for skin restoration. Prevent sagging, restores smoothness and silky texture, strengthens wear skin tissues. Restores tired skin’s vigor, prepares it for the following morning. This mask can be used every night.

There are night masks not only for the face, but also for lips and eyes.
Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask Pack eBay Amazon.

Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask Pack

Laneige Eye Sleeping Mask eBay

Laneige Eye Sleeping Mask

Laneige Eye Sleeping Mask

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