From soaking up too much sun to overdoing it on the rosé, summer can take a toll on your skin. Rather than letting the season of sand, sun and surf get the best of your complexion, nurse it back to health with these post-summer masks, which will leave your skin looking and feeling brighter, more moisturized and just better overall.
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Olay Regenerist Overnight Mask ($30)
Apply this gel-based mask to your skin and let it works its magic as you get some shut eye. When you wake, skin looks brighter and glowy due to a blend of humectants, vitamin B3 and mulberry extract.
Tatcha Violet C Radiance Mask ($68)
One of the hottest masks at the moment is this creamy, anti-aging one that helps even out lines, wrinkles, dullness and dark spots—all the usual suspects of spending too much time in the summer sun.
Alchemie Forever Kanatic Brightening Moisture Mask ($60)
Restore summer skin with this best-seller, which harnesses the power of blueberries and wild pansies to help brighten skin, eliminate redness and take down inflammation.
Talika After Sun Mask ($12)
The perfect antidote to skin that’s been exposed to too much UV light, this sheet mask works to restore the skin’s barrier function while hydrating it so it doesn’t look or feel as red or tight.
La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense Mask ($20)
New from La Roche-Posay comes this hyaluronic acid-rich face mask which works to hydrate and soothe irritated skin. Just apply a generous layer of the gel mask to skin and let it sit for 10 minutes. When you remove it, you’ll see how soft your skin is.
PCA Skin Purifying Mask ($58)
Summer equals sweat which can lead to seriously clogged pores. Dose up on this clay-based treatment that works to exfoliate, detoxify and remove impurities with algae, pumice and tea tree leaf oil, for perfectly clean and clear skin each and every time.
La Prairie Swiss Cellular White Intensive Illuminating Mask ($225)
While it might be pricey, treating your skin to this weekly brightening mask will do wonders for your complexion. The two-part sheet mask uses a powerful brightening complex to reduce unwanted discoloration and brighten skin while calming down lingering redness for skin that’s fully rejuvenated.
Éminence Organics Skin Care Bright Skin Masque ($54)
Just a drop of this hydrating mask, which boasts nourishing ingredients like stone crop, bearberry extract and licorice root, works to refine skin that’s spent too much time in the summer sun.
FarmHouse Fresh Pudding Apeel ($22)
Gently lift away dead skin cells and peel away the summer damage with this tapioca- and glycolic acid–based resurfacing mask.
Rituals Bio Cellulose Moisture Sheet Mask ($15)
Treat your skin to much needed moisture with this sheet mask, which is infused with aloe vera gel and hyaluronic acid for serious hydration in an instant.
SkinCeuticals Phyto Corrective Masque ($57)
If you love the brand’s Phyto Corrective Gel, then you’ll go crazy for this cooling and hydrating gel mask, which is great for sensitive and problematic skin. Light in weight so it won’t clog pores, this anti-inflammatory mask renews skin in just minutes.
Sisley Express Flower Gel Mask ($140)
In just minutes, this hardworking hydration mask does its job and quenches dehydrated skin.
Dr. Brandt Oxygen Flash Facial Recovery Mask ($70)
A unique way to provide oxygen to the skin, this quick-acting mask is inspired by medical-grade oxygen facials, which de-stress and de-pollute the skin. Expect skin that’s fresh, luminous and oh-so soft.