The New Year is finally here and your skin is probably begging for rest and relaxation. After a month of holiday parties, family gatherings and unhealthy eating, you may be nursing a pimple or two. These top-rated masks will not only sooth your tired face, but restore it back to that healthy glow you had before Thanksgiving.
Puffy, red skin will thank you for this cooling gel-infused mask. It’s formulated with pearl extract, vitamin C and licorice extract; a trifecta that works together to revive and brighten dull skin cells. It’s the perfect pick-me-up after a long night out.
Pumpkin is a prime ingredient for scrubbing away dead skin cells. If you’ve been wearing a ton of makeup over the past couple months, the aluminum oxide crystals and alpha hydroxy acid in this refreshing mask will dissolve any leftover product buildup.
This clay mask hardens onto the skin before revealing a more luminous, refreshing surface. It does include exfoliating walnut shells, so sensitive skin types prone to irritation may want to steer clear of this one.
A cocktail of four acids (glycolic, lactic, citric, tartaric) make it the most intense mask of the bunch. If you’re nursing acne scars and sun damage, this will even out and brighten (not lighten!) your skin tone. And it’s definitely not suitable for sensitive skin types.
A gentle mix of cranberry extract and turmeric make this mask the perfect exfoliator for weekly use. Use after cleansing and finish with a moisturizer of your choice.
If you don’t have time to mask every week, this skin reviver packs enough punch for once in awhile use. Apply a thin layer and leave on for 15 minutes to see your skin glow.
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