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Posted on 12-18-2016
Here at HBR, we usually focus on the health and well-being of your actual eyeBALL, but with the stress of the holidays upon us, and winter roaring in, we thought it be might be worthwhile to share with you some of the possible health and wellness benefits of using an eye mask.
Masks themselves come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and materials. Some are made of gel-filled plastic, while others are herb-filled silk, or even just plain old cotton. Some may only cover your eyes, but most will also cover your temples and the upper portion of your cheeks. “Eye wholes” may or may not be part of the design, depending on how the mask is supposed to function, but almost all of them fasten around your head in some way, to keep the mask in place during use.
Eye masks serve three primary functions:
So, whether it’s the stress, the weather, or the roommate who keeps leaving the hall light on at all hours, a sleep mask may help you care for the areas around your eyes. As for your eyes, themselves, we’ve got you covered.
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