When travelling you need to be sure you get the best sleep possible and so it’s essential to have all of the best travel gear with you. One carry-on bag essential is to have a great eye mask with you for travel that involves flights or long rail journeys. Travelling can take energy out of you so ensuring you have a good night’s sleep is essential to maximising your time whilst out and about, fully alert and ready to enjoy another day.
At Ambition Earth we’ve done the research so you don’t have to! Here is our countdown of our 10 best eye masks for travel that you should be looking to buy if you are travelling this year.
10. Alaska Bear Natural Silk Sleep Mask
With over 13,000 positive reviews on Amazon the Alaska Bear natural silk sleep mask is a great choice with thousands of people swearing by it – this eye mask will have you asleep in no time!
- Made of 100% top-quality 19 momme natural mulberry silk (on BOTH sides)
- Easy adjust headband (not VELCRO) prevents tangled hair
- Plastic adjuster stays on the back of your head, not your temples, benefiting side-sleepers
- Fits comfortably with ear plugs
- Adjustable from 15.8 inches to 27.6 inches
- Available in multiple patterns and colours
- #1 best selling sleep mask on Amazon
9. Unimi 3D Contoured Sleep Mask
The Unimi eye mask is the perfect travel companion. With an improved design on the nose section this prevents even the brightest of lights entering your eyes creating total darkness.
- No pressure as on your eye balls or face and won’t rub against your eyelids
- Contains two layers: Low rebound memory foam and elastic polyester
- Easy-to-adjust headband with an elastic and soft strap ensure comfort
8. Yearninghome Eye Mask
The Yearninghome eye mask is a great choice for helping you to sleep whilst travelling. It is lightweight, comes with earplugs and is available at an affordable price.
- Lightweight breathable material, easy to clean
- No pressure on your eye balls
- Elastic and soft strap apply to all the sizes of head and will not tangle hair
- 2 slow-rebound sponge earplugs
7. Hommini Sleep Mask
The Hommini sleep mask has been growing in popularity this year with an increasing number of top reviews on Amazon.
- Wider and deeper than traditional flat eye masks
- No pressure on your eye balls or face and will never touch your eyelashes/eyelids or eye makeup
- Hidden nose wings design
- Made from breathable memory foam
6. Gritin Ultra Soft Sleep Mask
The Gritin sleep mask is a great sleeping accessory for travel that takes up very little space and comes at an extremely affordable price. The sleep mask also includes a set of earplugs to help cut out any noise around you.
- Natural lightweight breathable material
- Pure cotton filled into pure mulberry silk fabric
- Super light weight, ultra soft and comfortable
- Blocks out light design to ensure complete darkness
- Soft adjustable strap that won’t tangle hair
5. Sysrion Sleep Eye Mask
The Sysrion sleep eye mask has a unique wrap around the head design that reduces pressure points whilst sleeping. With an adjustable nose pad this is a great choice, especially if you are a side sleeper.
- Lightweight and portable
- Cotton padding inside provides extra cushioning, as well as a buffer between the eyes and the mask
- Complete light removal
- Adjustable nose pad
- Fully Adjustable Strap: This sleep mask has a longer updated Hook & Loop
4. VZ SPORT MATE Bluetooth Sleep Eye Mask
The VZ SPORT MATE eye mask offers an electronic twist to the traditional sleep mask. The inclusion of speakers and bluetooth will allow you to sleep absorbed in your favourite relaxation music, free from cables.
- Features Bluetooth 4.2 technology that produces great sound quality
- Built-in high quality speakers and microphone
- Made of breathable and comfortable material and memory foam
- 10 hours of premium quality playback time (full charge in around 2 hours)
- Velcro is adjustable for different size heads
3. Enjoying 5.0 Bluetooth Wireless Sleep Mask
The Enjoying sleep mask offers 5.0 bluetooth technology built in to a light cancelling eye mask. Fully adjustable and made for comfort, this is one of our top picks for travelling.
- No any pressure to your eyes
- Soft, adjustable strap
- Charge about 2 – 2.5 hours provides more than 10 hours playing time
- Bluetooth V5.0 stereo sound with long play time
- Includes eye mask for sleeping, usb charging cable, instructions, carry pouch
2. OriHea Sleep Mask
The OriHea sleep mask offers complete comfort due its padded design and 1cm deep eye pockets. This feature prevents any pressure being applied to you eyes.
- Adjustable nose bridge for 100% light blocking no matter what size of your nose
- No Touching Your Eyelids & Eyes
- Made of Premuim Memory Foam
- Soft Silk lining
- Breathable and comfortable experience
1. SNUGL SLUMBR Eye Mask
Our top pick is the slumber eye mask. It is a fantastic product which offers comfort through memory foam, lightweight material and comes with a handy carry bag and earplugs.
- Ergonomic design tested and proven to fit comfortably and securely
- Silicone earplugs have an attached cord
- British design
- Made with memory foam to ensure blackout
- Will not touch your eyelids/eye makeup
- Comes in a premium quality box
Other travel eye masks
If none of the above travel eye masks appeal to you, take a look at the top trending sleep masks that are currently selling on Amazon here.