Tired of masks that promise to work wonders for your skin but end up doing absolutely nothing, or worse — causing your skin to become irritated and break out? Perhaps you’ve been using masks that aren’t suitable for your skin type. Since everybody’s skin is unique, your skincare should be personalized for its needs. If you’re unsure where to start, fret not! We’ve rounded up great face masks for 8 different skin types.
1. Face Mask, Dr Barbara Sturm at Net-a-Porter
For dehydrated skin: Vitamin E nourishes, Aloe Vera extract and chamomile soothes and Purslane strengthens for smoother, softer skin.
2. Purify Mask, Jyunka
For blemish-prone skin: Ideal for those battling frequent breakouts, this deeply purifying mask keeps acne-causing bacteria at bay and reduces redness.
3. Biocleanse Cleansing Detox Mask, Estelle & Thild
For asphyxiated skin: This mild yet potent formula revives lacklustre complexion by mopping up dullness-causing free radicals while replenishing moisture.
4. The Lifting and Firming Mask, La Mer
For sagging skin: Fortified with the brand’s Concentrated Miracle Broth and Concentrated Lifting Ferment, this rich cream mask tightens and firms the skin for an instantly more sculpted look.
5. Bio Cellulose Facial Treatment Mask, 111SKIN
For fine lines and wrinkles: This Bio Cellulose Mask fits on your skin snugly, infusing it with potent actives that stimulates collagen production, nourish and brighten the complexion.
Available exclusively at Robinsons The Heeren.
6. Pore Clean Clay Mask, Mamonde
For congested pores: Fortified with traditional Korean herb, Eoseongcho, this clay mask gets rid of dirt, grime and excess sebum that tend to clog pores for more refined skin texture.
Available at Mamonde stores.
7. Phyto Corrective Masque, SkinCeuticals
For sensitive skin: Perfect for soothing inflammation-prone skin, this contains calming peptides, botanical extracts and hyaluronic acid to instantly cool skin, replenish moisture and reduce redness.
Available at selected pharmacies.
Text: Joyce Cheo, Harper’s Bazaar/ Image: Pexels / Additional text: Zoe Zeng