This sleep mask has a special feature that blocks out all (yes, all) light —and it's on sale for $10 at Amazon

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Know what she's dreaming about? All the sleep she didn't used to get. How 'meta'.... (Photo: Getty)
Know what she's dreaming about? All the sleep she didn't used to get. How 'meta'.... (Photo: Getty)

Everyone needs sleep — it’s one of few things we all have in common. And though sleep is one of the most basic of human needs, Americans are notoriously sleep-deprived. Crazy, right? Especially when you think about all the known benefits of a good night’s sleep, like reduced stress, improved moods and a better immune system.

So, if you’re one of those people struggling to clock the golden seven to eight hours each night, it’s natural to seek out a bit of help. “You may not know why you’re not sleeping well, and it’s perfectly reasonable to try different things out to see if they work for you," board-certified sleep medicine researcher Dr. W. Christopher Winter, of Charlottesville Neurology and Sleep Medicine and author of The Sleep Solution: Why Your Sleep Is Broken and How to Fix It, tells Yahoo Life. On your quest for better sleep, it's important to first check your sleep hygiene — that is, the things you're doing to help create the best environment possible to help you fall asleep and stay that way through the night.

This mask is half off but still covers both eyes! It's a win-win! (Photo: Amazon)
This mask is half off but still covers both eyes! It's a win-win! (Photo: Amazon)

Discovering the right sleep aid is a personal process, but sleep masks are known to “give you more control over the darkness you're exposed to, and can be really helpful," says Winter. With over 22,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, the Mavogel Cotton Sleep Mask is the perfect choice. Even more perfect? It’s half-off right now!

Made of five layers of super-breathable fabric for maximum comfort and available in black or grey, this sleep mask is ultra-soft and gentle on tired eyes. “I had other sleep masks I bought on Amazon that were cheap and fell apart," relates one now-sound sleeper. "This mask is clearly well-made, durable, and super soft and comfortable. And the nose bridge has a metal wire so you can bend it around your nose to seal out light."

That comfy cotton triangle on the side makes for a light-proof seal, cushy fit and even sweeter dreams. (Photo: Amazon)
That comfy cotton triangle on the side makes for a light-proof seal, cushy fit and even sweeter dreams. (Photo: Amazon)

Complete with a convenient carrying pouch, you can block out light any time, anywhere with Mavogel’s patented adjustable bending design for the perfect fit. The soft cotton triangle wing design stops the eye mask from moving and alleviates any pressure on your eyes and face, while providing full coverage.

 “I love this mask! Purchased it in grey several months ago and it’s in great shape," said another well-rested customer. "I’ve had a few other cheap ones, but this one really does the job for a reasonable price. I like the comfortable cotton, the flexible but not awkwardly rigid nose piece, and the great coverage that doesn’t let any light in anywhere.... Really improves my sleep quality and ability to fall back asleep. I’m going to purchase another as a backup!”

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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