This article originally appeared on Hellogiggles.
Homework can not only be extremely stressful, but it’s time-consuming as hell — the impending fall months are giving us major stress flashbacks when we stayed up late working on biology papers. That said, there are some lovely self-care ways to multitask while you’re hard at work, and one way is by using a beauty face mask. We’re all mask junkies around these parts, and we can think of no better way to add a touch of glamour to the tedium of school work.
Masks not only calm your skin, but they soothe your soul, as well — making them the perfect addition to your evening homework routine. What causes pimples? Stress. What alleviates irritated skin? Masks. This is basically math, you guys. And no matter what your skin issue may be — whether it’s acne, redness, clogged pores, dryness, or oiliness — we’ve got a mask for you.
Here are 16 beauty masks to calm your skin while you’re tackling your homework.
The mousse texture makes it insanely easy to apply and the volcanic clay removes dead skin cells, cleans out your pores, and leaves your skin silky smooth.
2Glossier Moisturizing Moon Mask, $22
This ultra-soothing and hydrating mask drenches your skin in nutrients thanks to its formula made with squalane, hyaluronic acid, and sweet almond oil — heroes in any beauty products.
You might have to take a break from studying to take a selfie when you’ve got this silver mask on. It gently exfoliates your skin and replenishes its vitamins.
This innovative deep cleansing gel mask detoxifies impurities while nourishing and hydrating.
Speaking of innovative, this overnight mask not only hydrates your skin and infuses it with nutrients, but it gives you a sun-kissed glow that will have people wondering if you’ve been at the beach all weekend.
You don’t need to spend an arm and a leg to get quality skin care that feels great. Pop on over to Sephora and pick up a bunch of these delightful masks.
This is just about the best acne-clearing mask out there right now, and GlamGlow delivers the most powerful ingredients you can imagine. You’ll love how your skin looks and feels after this. It’s an investment, but it’s worth it.
The hype is real, y’all. This perpetually sold-out mask smells like an actual dream and leaves your skin feeling as soft and smooth as when you were a little baby.
This warming massage mask nourishes and revitalizes skin for a glowing, smooth complexion. The burst of hydration leaves your skin looking plump and healthy.
10Nügg Beauty Revitalizing Face Mask, $17.99
These single-use pod masks revitalize and hydrate your skin for that dewy complexion we’re all constantly yearning for.
Another selfie waiting to happen, this rubber mask helps clear acne for soft, smooth, and bright skin.
This mask has become a cult-fave among fans of the brand thanks to its beautifying and skin-softening properties.
A micro fiber sheet mask that’s drenched in collagen and egg extracts to firm and plump the appearance of skin. And it’s cute as hell.
14Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque, $4.99
This cult-fave drugstore classic lives up to its reputation for being affordable, effective, and ultra-soothing.
A deeply hydrating mask that helps to calm and rejuvenate stressed out and dry skin.
16Lush Mask of Magnaminty, $14.95
Another cult-fave, this tingly mint mask is intensely cleaning, gentle, and rids your pores of debris while calming redness and moisturizing skin.
And voila! Your homework is done and your skin is glowing like the star that you are.
Do you have a go-to mask, or do you love to mix it up every time? Some of them are definitely an investment, but it’s worth it when you see the results. So pat yourself on the back, drink a lot of water, and get some rest.