The Greatest Face Masks of All Time
Some newcomers, some classics, some under-the-radar gems.
Full of humectants to draw in moisture and superfoods to restore your protective barrier, this mask basically = plumper, dewier skin.
Chia Bounce Mask, $22, cocokind.com
Reactive, stressed skin will love this gel formula that soothes and calms with botanicals and an antiinflammatory peptide. Phyto Corrective Masque, $60, skinceuticals.com
3. NATURE OF THINGS
Max out your beauty sleep with this all-natural pick. Massage it on before bed and let the pineapple extract dissolve dead cells while you snooze. You’ll wake up to smoother, more supple skin. Rejuvenating Overnight Facial Mask, $85, natureofthings.com
Three minutes. That’s all the time this luxe clay mask needs to give your face a luminous glow. Radiant Glow Express Mask, $140, sisley-paris.com
It’s your dark spots’ worst nightmare, thanks to exfoliating AHAs and brightening viniferine (a plant extract on par with vitamin C). Vinoperfect Glycolic Peel Mask, $39, us.caudalie.com
6. RENÉE ROULEAU
A fave among beauty editors and celebs, this nondrying gel mask uses antibacterial tea tree oil and pore-clearing salicylic acid to combat hormonal acne. Rapid Response Detox Masque, $65.50, reneerouleau.com
Fifteen minutes with this mask is like hitting the reset button on dull, tired skin. Its magic? Conditioning panthenol, soothing aloe and cacao, and purifying kaolin clay. Supreme Seed Cacao + Vitamin B5 Delicate Purification Mask, $60, klur.co
8. BIOLOGIQUE RECHERCHE
The smell is kinda funky and the mud-brown color may not be cute, but this cult favorite’s clarifying effect on skin will truly blow your mind. Masque Vivant, $78, mybr.com