Whether you want a blast of LED light to even out skintone or a luxurious hangover cure, there’s a face mask for every need.
The rise and rise of face masks has been hard to ignore. You can only scroll through Instagram for so long before seeing a sheet-masked influencer in a white dressing gown.
The new influx of LED and thermal innovations are set to create a lot of noise but whatever your price point, there’s a mask to suit you. Put your feet up, pop a mask on and take twenty minutes for yourself…
For acne: Neutrogena Visibly Clear Light Therapy Acne Mask
Looking to clear up acne? Light technology could be the answer. Red light reduces inflammation, while blue light kills off bad bacteria. Clever.
For dry skin: Sanctuary Spa Nourishing Rose Petal Hydrogel Mask
If your skin dries out at the sight of the first fallen leaf, try this rose-scented gel mask. It’s packed with moisture-boosting hyaluronic acid that will leave skin looking plump and hydrated.
For pigmentation: Dr Dennis Gross SpectraLite FaceWare Pro
It might make you look like a Star Wars extra, but wearing this LED mask for three minutes a day will kickstart lazy skin cells to even skintone and reduce redness.
For minimising pores: Elemis Peptide4 Thousand Flower Mask
Nordic peat, willow and clay work together to purify, re-texture and plump up skin in need. The velvety formula helps inject life back into tired, dull skin and is packed with minerals, vitamins and antioxidants to refresh and revive your complexion.
For unclogging pores: Origins Clear Improvements Charcoal Honey Mask to Purify and Nourish
The charcoal in this mask will dislodge dead skin and sebum from pores with ease. Paired with honey, it also has anti-inflammatory and moisturising properties.
For oily skin: The Body Shop Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask
This formula absorbs excess oil and draws out impurities using ingredients from all over the globe – including bamboo charcoal from the Himalayan foothills and Ethiopian honey.
For brightening: Garnier Fresh-Mix Face Sheet Shot Mask with Vitamin C
Create your own sheet mask with this mix-it-yourself packet. A tiny bottle’s worth of serum coats the dry algae tissue to create a gel-like brightening mask perfect for long-haul travel.
For hangovers: Sisley Paris Black Rose Cream Mask
This mask’s satisfyingly creamy consistency glides onto the face and cocoons it in moisture, while vitamin B5 and shea butter help to plump sleep-deprived skin. A luxe cure for when you’re not feeling quite so fresh-faced.
For soothing: Sarah Chapman Skinesis 3D Moisture Infusion Mask
Bio-cellulose technology means this tissue mask will not only stay put on your face, but it also helps to instantly infuse the skin with its soothing zinc, copper and magnesium blend.
For calming redness: Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber Gel Masque
Irritated skin can be difficult to treat, but this cucumber mask is as calming as it sounds. It relieves irritation with chamomile and tones with orange and lemon extract, leaving skin feeling reinvigorated.
For tired-looking skin: Summer Fridays Overtime Mask
This follow-up to Summer Fridays’ bestselling Jet Lag Mask is packed full of AHA-rich pumpkin, which helps to slough away dead, dull skin for a fresher, brighter complexion.
For a quick fix: Foreo UFO Smart Mask Treatment
Use your phone to control this device for a 90-second facial. It warms or cools skin, massages with sonic pulsations, and kills bacteria while boosting circulation with three types of LED. A supercharged boost for your skin.