10 Best Sleep Masks of 2021

These comfy eye masks block light to help you sleep better.

Sleep Mask
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A good sleep mask should block out light and feel comfortable over your eyes. It can also help you adjust to different time zones when you're on a flight and prevent any at-home disturbances from keeping you awake. Finding the right eye mask for you can be hard, which is why The Good Housekeeping Institute Textiles Lab tested sleep masks to learn which ones will give you the best sleep quality.

Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping Institute
Lexie Sachs, Good Housekeeping Institute

Lexie Sachs earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Fiber Science from Cornell University, and she researches, tests and reports on fabric-based products ranging from sheets, mattresses and towels to bras, fitness apparel and other clothing. She also evaluates luggage, rain gear, disposable paper goods and baby products. Lexie sits on several industry committees, has served as an expert judge for various awards programs and is regularly the first person to hear about new product launches. She is often consulted as a textiles expert by major media outlets like The New York Times, The Washington Post, Good Morning America and NBC News for product recommendations, trend analysis and shopping and care tips. Prior to joining Good Housekeeping in 2013, she worked in merchandising and product development in the fashion and home industries. An avid online shopper, Lexie is the first person to share tricks to save money and time with the rest of the team. She spends her free time going to barre workout classes and exploring New York City with her two young daughters.