Face masks have become an essential part of people’s skincare routines over the last few years. With trips to the spa or appointments with dermatologists or aestheticians coming with large price tags, people have incorporated face masks into their skincare routine to help receive similar benefits. Face masks have different benefits, which could include clearing up acne prone skin, hydrating, clarifying, exfoliating, and so much more. Here are some of the best face masks on the market to help give your skin the rejuvenation it needs and deserves.
Ole Henriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask
If you have oily, acne prone skin with large pores and uneven skin texture, this face mask is a dream come true. This mask instantly reduces the appearance of pores with its chilling effect, along with detoxifying the skin. Additionally, it is infused with alpine willow herb and snow lotus to help control excess oils and mattify the skin throughout the day. This mask uses a Green Fusion Complex and neem seed oil to help replenish the skin and keep everything balanced.
Youth To The People Superberry Hydrate and Glow Dream Mask
Winning the Allure Best of Clean Beauty Award in 2019, this mask is an amazing option for those who want a more budget friendly option. This overnight face mask helps with skin concerns such as dryness, dullness, uneven skin texture, fine lines and wrinkles. This mask is infused with squalane and hyaluronic acid, which helps mimic your skin’s natural oils to boost skin hydration without the risk of clogged pores.
Versed Look Alive Hydrating Plumping Face Mask
If your skin concerns are hydration and anti-aging, this mask is the best of both worlds. This face mask is ultra hydrating and is infused with aloe leaf juice to help lock in that hydration. This product is also infused with a plant based collagen alternative to help improve skin texture and increase elasticity. This product is vegan, cruelty free, paraben free and sulfate free for all of the clean skincare lovers out there.
Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay
This is one of the best detoxifying face masks on the market, and is perfect to use when your skin needs a deep cleansing session. This product has no confusing ingredients and is made with 100% Natural Calcium Bentonite Clay. Simply mix the clay with equal parts apple cider vinegar or water and apply to your face and leave for 5-10 minutes. This product will remove all dirt, excess oils and impurities, leaving your skin refreshed and replenished.
Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask
This fairly inexpensive face mask is perfect for those with combination skin who just need a boost of hydration without putting anything too heavy on your skin. This product is formulated with watermelon extract and hyaluronic acid, which hydrates, infuses your skin with essential vitamins, and soothes irritation.
Herbivore Blue Tansy Fruit Enzyme Resurfacing Clarity Mask
If you have acne-prone, problematic skin with blackheads, this clarifying mask might be your saving grace. This product is infused with blue tansy oil, which helps reduce the appearance of redness, and aloe leaf, which helps unclog pores and renew your skin’s overall complexion. This face mask will additionally help exfoliate your skin and remove any dead skin cell.
skyn ICELAND Hydro Cool Brightening Face Mask
If you struggle with dark spots, acne scars, or overall discoloration in your skin, this product will help your skin concerns tremendously. This mask is extremely brightening and helps fade hyperpigmentation, acne scars and dark marks on your complexion with ingredients such as vitamin C. This product is vegan and free from any harmful chemicals, parabens and fragrances.
Peach & Lily Super Reboot Resurfacing Mask
If you’re looking for a mask to help completely cleanse your skin and clear out any impurities and dirt, this mask is for you. This mask gently exfoliates and removes dead skin cells to significantly improve your overall skin texture. A blend of 10% AHA, 0.5% BHA, and Blue Agave help give your pores that deep clean to leave your skin detoxified and completely clean. Additionally, this mask includes hydrating ingredients such as Hyaluronic Acid, Centella Asiatica, Chamomile, and Aloe to balance out any excess oils stripped from your skin and add hydration.
L’Oréal Paris Detox & Brighten Clay Mask
If you’re looking for another budget friendly clay mask, this one is a great one to try out. This clay mask is infused with charcoal to help completely cleanse the skin and remove any impurities, leaving your skin feeling clean, velvety, and rebalanced. As this mask removes dirt, dust, oil and pollen, it brightens your skin and leaves your skin tone more even overall.
Tatcha Luminous Deep Hydration Lifting Mask
If you’re looking for an ultra hydrating sheet mask, this one is for you. This mask is infused with powerful moisture-enriching properties which help lock a ton of hydration into your dry skin. Additionally, this mask includes a coconut-derived biocellulose which creates a layer that enables deep penetration into your skin to further lock the moisture in place. If you suffer from dry, flakey skin that needs a bit of moisture, this mask is going to help you significantly. While it is a bit up there in price, it is well worth the investment.
Kora Organics Turmeric 2-in-1 Brightening & Exfoliating Mask
This clean and organic product is perfect for those who want to exfoliate and decongest your pores while locking in additional moisture and hydration. This product is formulated with rose hip and aloe vera leaf to help plump the skin and leave it looking hydrated, radiant and full of life all day long. This product is free of parabens, sulfates, fragrances and colors and is cruelty free.
There are so many incredible face masks available on the market to help you target any of your skin concerns. While they cannot completely replace a trip to the spa for a rejuvenating facial, they can still help you target your skincare concerns and help you achieve healthy, hydrated skin.
Lara Hill is a senior Public Relations major at Emerson College from Groton, Massachusetts. She has contributed to several college publications, holding multiple editing positions and focusing mainly on sports journalism. When she is not in class or writing, she loves to sail, watch sports with her friends and family, sing with her sisters, and play with her dog, Cassie.