While it's not quite as luxurious as a spa day, a weekly sheet mask does wonders for skin. "What makes sheet masks different is that they're formulated in a way to ensure their ingredients stay active," says Joanna Vargas, celebrity facialist and founder of Joanna Vargas Salon and Skincare Collection. Treat yourself to an at-home facial with one of these complexion boosters.
PATCHOLOGY SMARTMUD “NO MESS” MUD SHEET MASQUE
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It has all the detoxifying benefits of a typical mud mask without the annoying sink clean-up. A combination of purifying volcanic ash, pore-degunking Kaolin clay, and oil-absorbing activated charcoal is in this easy-to-peel off mask that leaves skin invigorated and with zero tightness or tingling.
ERNO LASZLO EXFOLIATE & DETOX HYDROGEL SHEET MASK
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GUERLAIN ORCHIDÉE IMPÉRIALE THE IMPERIAL RADIANCE SHEET MASK
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SHISEIDO BENEFIANCE PURE RETINOL INTENSIVE REVITALIZING HEET FACE MASK
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Peel a few years off your complexion by using this plumping formula that helps reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores. Its hydrating properties also prevent irritation from the retinol, making it great for more sensitive skin types.
LANCÔME GENIFIQUE YOUTH ACTIVATING SECOND SKIN MASK
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JOANNA VARGAS TWILIGHT FACE MASK
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Post laser treatment or peel, give skin a little extra TLC with this healing, deep-conditioning mask. “It’s loaded with a great serum that’s infused with epidermal growth factor—a type of peptide chain developed to speed up wound healing at the cellular level,” explains Vargas. “You should feel like you can see a difference immediately after using.”
CHARLOTTE TILBURY INSTANT MAGIC FACIAL DRY SHEET MASK
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LA MER THE HYDRATING SHEET FACIAL
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SK-II FACIAL TREATMENT SHEET MASK
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While a first class seat may make your flight more enjoyable, it won't make a difference when it comes to your complexion since planes are filled with skin-wrecking dry air. The solution? “Sheet masks are incredible for travel. I encourage my clients to use them on the plane,” says Vargas. Follow Chrissy Teigen’s and indulge in this iconic mask mid-trip—you'll be radiant and refreshed by arrival.
SKINCEUTICALS BIOCELLULOSE RESTORATIVE MASQUE SHEET MASK
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ESTEE LAUDER ADVANCED NIGHT REPAIR CONCENTRATED RECOVERY
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While the mask’s shiny material gives off serious Tin Man vibes, there’s a beneficial reason behind its appearance. The foil-backing creates a protective barrier, which locks in moisture and lets the serum penetrate more deeply into skin than other treatments.
DR. JART+ BRIGHT LOVER RUBBER SHEET MASK
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BOSCIA SAKE BRIGHTENING HYDROGEL MASK
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STARSKIN DREAMKISS PLUMPING AND HYDRATING BIO-CELLULOSE LIP MASK
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Before rocking a statement lip color, use a sheet mask specifically designed for the delicate skin on your lips. It's the perfect way to pamper and prime your pout since its formula consists of plumping Sea Fern, collagen, and hyaluronic acid, as well as nourishing coconut juice.
AMOREPACIFIC MOISTURE BOUND INTENSIVE SERUM MASQUE
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GARNIER SKINACTIVE MOISTURE BOMB THE SUPER HYDRATING SHEET MASK
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PETER THOMAS ROTH 24K GOLD INTENSE WRINKLE SHEET MASK
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Talk about 24K magic: Each sheet is saturated with pure gold to soothe inflamed skin. Simply apply it for fifteen minutes and afterwards your complexion will be illuminated and silky-smooth. “I love using sheet masks right before you do makeup since they make skin look flawless,” says Vargas.
KARUNA EXFOLIATING+ SHEET FACE MASK
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YES TO COCONUT SINGLE USE ULTRA HYDRATING SHEET MASK
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This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.