These Hydrating Face Masks Will Revive Your Dry Skin
Especially in the winter, we're often plagued by seemingly incurable dry, flaky skin. But thankfully, the growing skincare industry almost always has a solution in the form of a cream, gel, or sheet mask. Here, we've rounded up 25 of the best face masks for dry skin on the market.
Water Sleeping Mask
Hydration is what Korean skincare brand Laneige is all about—and although it's been on the market for decades overseas, it's only in the past few years that we've had access to their products stateside, like this mask formulated with concentrated, hydro-ionized mineral water.
Water-Max Sleeping Mask
Another favorite overnight mask, this product from Dr. Jart targets loss of firmness and elasticity alongside dehydration.
Skin Recovery Hydrating Treatment Facial Mask
Slather this on for a quick 20-minute power session, or leave it on all night for maximum effectiveness. Those with sensitive skin may gravitate towards this mask, as it's formulated to be gentle even on eczema-prone complexions.
Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask
For lovers of nature-powered products, this mask from Fresh is a great option. Kombucha, black tea, blackberry leaf, and lychee seed combine in this product, which has the added bonus of a nice whipped texture.
Evercalm Ultra Comforting Rescue Mask
Especially for those with sensitive skin, dryness often brings along its many friends: redness, irritation, itchiness, and inflammation. This REN mask is formulated to treat all of the above in just 10 minutes.
Egg Cream Mask
Too Cool For School
While often less economical than a giant vat of cream, individual sheet masks can't
Ibuki Beauty Sleeping Mask
This overnight gel mask features tiny white vitamin capsules, visible to the naked eye that dissolve as you rub them in—and there's something satisfying about seeing the stuff that's about to fix your skincare woes.
Luminous Dewy Skin Mask
This mask—which consists of a super-thin microfiber sheet, 100 times thinner than a strand of hair—uses lightweight rice germ oil, combined with botanical oils and extracts to soothe and replenish skin.
Phyto Corrective Masque
This SkinCeuticals mask is composed of 99 percent natural ingredients (namely cucumber, thyme, and olive extracts), which are enhanced with an added dash of dipeptide and hyaluronic acid.
Jet Lag Mask
Indie skincare brand Summer Fridays
SkinActive Super Hydrating Sheet Mask
This water-based sheet mask features hyaluronic acid, an ingredient common in the bougie-est of skincare lines, at a more accessible price point.
Avocado Melt Sleeping Mask
There's something intuitive about an avocado-based mask. After all, a creamy, silky mashed avocado looks not unlike a top-of-the-line skincare product.
Facial Treatment Mask
There's no denying that these sheet masks from SK-II are pricey; but then, there has to be a reason this cult favorite never seems to go out of vogue.
Ultimate Moisturizing Honey Overnight Mask
Pure propolis and honey extracts, paired with hyaluronic acid, give this mask its soothing effects. And for those with the double whammy of breakouts and dryness, you're in luck: this affordable product targets both at once.
Soothing Sheet Mask
This biodegradable mask is made of cellulose, meaning it delivers its soothing ingredients more effectively and with less irritation than your average cotton sheet.
Cocoa Moisture Mask
For those looking to treat stubborn dryness and signs of aging in one go, this mask is a good bet. Plus, it smells of delicious cocoa!
C+C Vitamin Souffle Mask
This mask promises to hydrate while warding off any environmental aggressors—a particular bonus for the city-dwellers among us.
The Hydrating Facial
Eternal cult favorite La Mer has channeled its luxurious "miracle broth" into mask form, and devotees are more than a little excited. As an added bonus, this sheet mask comes with separate top and bottom components, ensuring a better fit for each individual face.
Blue Marine Algae Intense Hydrating Mask
Peter Thomas Roth
Perennial dermatologist favorite Peter Thomas Roth scoured the earth for this formulation. The result is a combination of blue marine algae, sourced from glacial lakes, and tea from Korea's Jeju Island, which promises anti-aging effects as well as hydration.
Chrome Clay Mask
MDNA Skin's mask is the most future-y, sci-fi product on this list by a long shot. Volcanic clay promises to purify pores, while the mysterious "holy water" locks in hydration. This mask's true innovation, however, is in its final stage: a dual-headed device magnetically removes the cream without touching the skin, then pivots to deliver the residual moisturizing serum.
Firmarine Hydrogel Mask
As opposed to the expected cotton variety, this sheet mask was designed to mimic skin's texture for maximal effectiveness.
Skin Hydrating Masque
Botanical bitter orange, hops, rosemary and horsetail power this long-loved mask from enduring skincare label Dermalogica.
Bio Calm Repair Masque
Like valium for an irritated face. If you have redness, rosacea or any accompanying dryness, you'll find this gentle and cooling mask gel not only instantly hydrates, but calms and balances skin that is out of whack.
Hydrating Floral Mask
If your face is really feeling sore and angry thanks to the cold, this is the comforting blanket of hydration it needs.
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
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