* Face masks that work with every skin type
* Affordable and effective
* Tighten pores, hydrate and clear skin
Face masks are a great way to give your skin the immediate, intense and targeted results it desires. While there is no shortage of face masks on the market, it’s important to find one (or two) that are designed to meet the needs of your particular skin type and/or complexion issues. We’ve listed some of the best facial masks and divided them up by individual skin type to help you easily find your ideal match at price points that won’t scare you away.
1. Acne-Prone Skin
Touted as the “World’s Most Powerful Facial,” the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask is a deep pore cleaning mask made from 100% natural calcium bentonite clay. This highly rated mask is perfect for facials, acne and foot soaks, is very potent and works best when mixed with Apple Cider Vinegar as it will help balance out the pH levels for your best skin possible.
2. Oily Skin
For the oily girls out there, the Effaclar Clay Face Mask by La Roche Posay is similar to the Aztec Secret above with regards to the clay properties but is also a two-in-one purifying face mask and skin mattifier. Gentle clays unblock and purify the pores and control excess shine while deep cleaning to eliminate invisible impurities. Pores appear more refined and skin feels smoother and looks radiant. For the ultimate oil control, it is recommended to apply a thin layer to the face one to two times per week for five minutes.
3. Mature Skin/Anti-Aging
24K Gold is the main ingredient in this Pure 24K Gold Mask and it makes the skin look radiant, locks in moisture and keeps it firm by maintaining collagen and inhibiting the breakdown of elastin. While the gold is working to keep your skin glowing, other powerful antioxidants work to counteract damaging radicals to remove all toxins from your skin. Additional benefits include providing the skin with intensive moisture and brightening to give you a healthy and dewy glow.
4. Combination Skin
Combination skin types need a little more TLC and the e.l.f Hydrating Bubbling Face Mask is up for the challenge. The hydrating and nourishing gel transforms into a bubble mask on the face that starts to fizz and foam to gently cleanse away dirt and clear out pores which will leave you with hydrated and glowing skin. Use one to three times per week depending on your preference to keep your skin balanced, hydrated and smooth.
5. Dry Skin
Dry Skin needs extra hydration, especially during these harsh winter months. Enter Burt’s Bees Intense Hydration Face Mask. Formulated with Clary Sage, which is a botanical that thrives in its harsh environment because of its ability to retain moisture, this mask has been clinically shown to give skin a pH-balancing boost of hydration. In addition to hydration, this mask contains anti-aging properties that will help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. When the skin feels dry, the treatment mask will provide an immediate dose of needed hydration to give your skin a more revitalized look.
6. Sensitive Skin
The Skinfood Freshmade Watermelon Facial Mask is a wash-off mask that provides immediate moisturizing and soothing effects with a cool gel texture. This mask was made to soothe and cool while providing next-level hydration due to the watermelon content. In addition to being 90% water, watermelon is also packed with vitamins and antioxidants which will help minimize pores and contribute to less oil production. While this is great for all skin types, sensitive skin will benefit immensely as it contains no harsh ingredients. And to reap the most benefits place this mask in the refrigerator for an even cooler and more refreshing experience.