8 New Masks for Your DIY Skin Care Night
By Tatiana Bido, Features Editor |
Every once in a while, your skin needs an extra boost that exfoliating and moisturizing alone can’t do for you. That’s where a face mask can come in to restore and do wonders for your troublesome skin. If you don’t see a day at the spa in your inherent future, you can still give yourself the same pampering treatment with the latest and most effective masks for a DIY skin care night right at home.
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Instantly Combat Redness
Made from antioxidant-rich honey and hydrating coconut oil, Earth Tu Face Honey + Coconut Mask ($52) also contains rose petals and lavender to help tone redness and soothe irritation.
Keep Your Summer Glow
You can still keep that summer glow well into winter with James Reed Overnight Tan Sleep Mask Tan for Face ($38). This super fast-drying formula works on all skin tones and is infused with hyaluronic acid, cucumber, aloe vera and red algea extracts so it gives your skin nourishing benefits while leaving you with a sun-kissed glow. The best part about it is that you don’t need to rinse it off and it won’t stain your sheets.
Detoxify Your Skin
Fig & Moss Purify Seaweed & Charcoal Deep Detoxifying Mask ($25) uses local ingredients and is mixed by hand in California. This bentonite clay mask is made up of activated charcoal and ground seaweed, which helps detoxify your skin by drawing out toxins and heavy metals. Just add water to transform the powder into a cleansing and healing mask once a week for a purifying experience.
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A Potion to Hydrate and Brighten
Farmacy Honey Potion Renewing Antioxidant Hydration Mask ($56) warms up and transforms into a lightweight cream as you smooth it onto your face. Loaded with propolis (a healing antiseptic found in beehives), amino-acid rich royal jelly, glycerin, and echinacea greenenvy honey (the brand’s key ingredient), this soft jelly mask looks good enough to eat, but you don’t need to ingest it. Just one treatment leads to a smoother, brighter and more hydrated complexion.
A Calming Experience
The health benefits of matcha can also be utilized on your skin. The green tea powder is known for being packed with antioxidants and high amounts of chlorophyll that offer protection from the sun and other impurities. Origins RitualiTea Matcha Madness Revitalizing Powered Face Mask ($36) harnesses these same powerful nutrients to deliver a nourishing experience. Just a little water turns this bright green powder into a creamy, calming, skin-smoothing mask.
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A Magnetic Attraction
to Draw Out Impurities
Designed to work on all skin types, Dr. Brandt Skincare MAGNETIGHT Age-Defier ($75) is an iron-infused face mask that uses magnetic technology to lift away dirt, debris and impurities that lead to clogged pores and dull, tired-looking skin. The magnetic tool included with the mask hovers over the skin’s surface to remove the mask to reveal a smoother texture and brighter complexion. Once the novelty of the magnetic aspect of the mask wears off, you’ll be left with a radiant, healthy-looking glow.
For an Instant Glow
Formulated with a proprietary vitamin fruit complex, Fresh Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy-Boosting Face Mask ($62) contains revitalizing minerals, lemon and orange fruit extracts, and a blend of vitamins C, E and B5. The revitalizing citrus aroma awakens your senses while the powerful ingredients work on your skin to reveal a vibrant, reenergized complexion.
A Supercharged Pure Clay
Beyond it’s affordable price point and the fact that it really works, the best part about this mask is that you can get it at the drugstore. L’Oréal Paris Pure Clay Mask Purify & Mattify ($10) is perfect for oily skin and uses the power of eucalyptus and three potent clays to remove shininess and excess oil. Each clay ingredient helps detoxify and cleanse your skin: ghassoul clay clarifies, montmorillonite removes imperfections, and kaolin absorbs excess sebum and impurities that can clog your pores. This 10-minute mask delivers a powerful punch to reveal refreshed, tighter skin without drying it out.