Kick the harsh scrubs and over-drying clays masks to the curb because sheet masks have emerged as the latest skincare necessity for healthy looking skin. With the rise of Korean beauty trends, also known as K-beauty, these selfie-approved and celebrity endorsed masks have been seen on various beauty-savvy stars and bloggers all over the globe. But it’s the special serum-like blend of ingredients inside the unique packaging that has made these silly-looking masks beauty’s latest buzz word. These single-serve mask sheets feature ultra-thin packaging that’s not only convenient, but loaded with just the right amount of beneficial ingredients for the perfect treatment in as little as five minutes. Inspired and updated, now you can find these masks everywhere as top beauty brands have begun creating their own paper-thin versions, making it easier for you to banish dull skin and take control of aging concerns one fun mask at a time.
Reboot skin with hydration and nourishment
From a new season to a new holiday, the combination of traveling and parties can be particularly brutal on skin. Keep your complexion in top shape no matter your agenda by using key ingredients, like antioxidants to heal and hyaluronic acid to give skin a plump and youthful appearance. These enriching serums flooded with essential nutrients will help further recharge skin when it’s looking a little rough for wear.
- The luxurious fabric of this Patchology Hydrate Flashmasque Facial Sheet will save parched skin with a proprietary HydraSurge5 Moisture System designed to accelerate the delivery of plumping ingredients into the skin within five minutes. And the best part is you’ll hardly notice this mask because it blends into skin to plump and refresh while also staying put. Leave it on overnight to wake up to irresistibly soft and supple skin.
- With the help of Japanese soybeans and hyaluronic acid, theKaruna Hydrating Treatment Mask relieves dehydrated skin in one easy step. No rinsing required – just apply and leave on skin for a continuous surge of nutrients, including Chinese licorice that works to renew damaged, tired and sensitive skin.
- Koh Gen Do Macro Vintage Essence Mask will take all the work out of finding a mask that will both hydrate and heal the skin with essential nutrients. The unique micronetting of this mask enables the gel formula to be pushed deeper into the layers of the skin and preventing valuable moisture from being lost. Formulated without artificial colors or fragrance, this mask can give even the most sensitive skin types softer, plumper skin with just one use.
- Great for post-procedure or sensitive skin, Skinceuticals Biocellulose Restorative Masque reduces that sun-burn heat sensation. This sterilized mask delivers continuous cooling and soothing properties by acting as an artificial barrier to protect and treat skin. Use this mask bi-weekly to keep skin soothed and refreshed. This clinically-approved mask is also a great item to keep in your travel bag for emergencies when skin becomes compromised.
- Mixed with Chinese green tea, licorice and plant extracts, Karuna Antioxidant Treatment Mask is made of 100% natural fibers and is great for treating all skin types. Providing antioxidant protection this mask charge skin with the ingredients needed to fight against free radicals. Use this no-rinse formula as often as needed to soothe and refresh damaged skin.
- Millet has long been praised for its longevity and ability to liven skin. Wei Millet Sprout Instant Smoothing Nourishing Mask has a potent dose of foxtail millet sprout to restore radiance and boosts skin’s resilience while bamboo extract helps promote circulation of antioxidants into the skin for a well-rested, even tone.
A wonderful glow no matter where you go
Make your routine a breeze by keeping a bright, fresh complexion all year round. The following masks treat the signs of aging and are a great way to boost skin’s radiance before a special event. Formulated with soft fabrics and concentrated serums, these masks feature powerful ingredients like vitamin C and peptides to help you pamper skin now while also caring for long-term aging concerns all at once. With quality ingredients and luxe materials, the masks outlined below are the best and easiest ways to target problems areas that keep skin from having a wrinkle-free, even glow.
- Bring a little light to your life with glowing, fresh skin. SEKKISEI Radiance Boosting Essence Mask includes six masks in each pack so you can restore hydration and soften the appearance dark spots for an even and bright tone all around. Great for normal and dry skin, these masks offer a boost to your regular routine.
- If you need to erase imperfections for a jaw-dropping afterglow, turn to Erno Laszlo White Marble Sheet Mask. This luxurious mask covers multiple skin concerns from dark patches to protecting skin against free radical exposure. It’s ideal for those who want to conquer multiple aging concerns and brighten their complexion at the same time.
- This French beauty line doesn’t mess around when it comes to pigmentation. Decleor Aroma White C Plus Intensive Brightening Mask will reduce the appearance of acne scars and dark spots that distract from your complexion’s brilliant tone by targeting problem areas with potent anti-aging ingredients like peony and saxifrage extracts. Indulge in the floral aroma of this mask as a once-a-week treat for youthful-looking skin.
- Jurlique Purely Age-Defying Firming Treatment Mask targets aging concerns with potent botanical extracts like beech tree bud, willow bark and Kudzu root extract. These powerful ingredients help stimulate collagen to reduce the appearance of sagging skin making this mask a top choice for those looking to achieve a tight, smooth complexion without the mess associated with paraffin and modeling masks.
- Peter Thomas Roth UN-Wrinkle 24K Gold Intense Wrinkle Sheet Mask features innovative fibers that continue to charge and pump the skin with a blend of eighteen age-fighting neuropeptides, 24K gold and hyaluronic acid. Used weekly, this mask will continue to target wrinkles and minimize the look of expression lines while making skin look healthy and remarkably firm.
- Sagging skin and lines around the neck can start to betray your age if they aren’t looked after as meticulously as your face. Talika Bio Enzymes Mask Neck will help you look and feel younger by treating the delicate skin on your neck with anti-aging ingredients, like hyaluronic acid and antioxidants, to restore collagen and elasticity to sagging skin.
Gain new clarity
When skin is congested and breaking out, seek out ingredients that will help to both calm inflammation and clear pores. Detoxifying and exfoliating sheet masks offer many benefits to oily and acne-prone skin and can help clarify skin by penetrating pores to dissolve buildup and clear away debris like makeup, oil and dirt. And if any unforeseen disturbances should happen to strike at the most inopportune moment, the following masks will come to the rescue by stopping blemishes in their tracks while preventing new pimples from forming. Add one of these sheets to your weekly rotation to enjoy clearer, balanced skin and less frequent breakouts.
- Karuna Clarifying Mask works well for those with frequent breakouts. Used as a preventative step in fighting off blemishes, this mask also works to heal current ones with a combination of natural antiseptic and soothing ingredients like honey and ginger. These work to calm and balance skin that struggles with inflammation due to breakouts while its star ingredient, Japanese Shiso, works to keep skin looking healthy and blemish-free.
- Enjoy a clearer skin tone with TALIKA Bio Enzymes Purifying Mask. This mask has a unique three-dimensional structure that helps retain a high concentration of active ingredients. The alpine herbs, Argan oil and cinnamon combine to cleanse oily skin and reduce redness.
- Wei Mung Bean Sprout Stress-Relieving Soothing Mask contains a centuries-old secret for detoxifying skin and can help restore a healthy complexion without the need to rinse in as little as 10 minutes. Perfect for oily and combination skin types, mung bean sprout, Chinese licorice root and cucumber extract help to remove impurities and calm skin while regulating oil for a healthy, moisturized complexion.
- Serving up the perfect dose of citric and salicylic acid with a pinch of pineapple enzymes for added brightness, Karuna Exfoliating Treatment Mask will sweep away the old cells to make way for healthier looking skin. This mask will completely absorb into skin and continually work to remove congestion and reduce pore size. This mask is also featured in Karuna The Karma Kit and alongside the additional masks, you have everything your skin needs to achieve a flawless finish when it comes time to apply makeup.
- Using a dynamic duo of papain enzymes and lactic acid,Patchology Exfoliate FlashMasque Facial Sheet is a gentle option for sloughing away dead cells to reveal a softer, brighter texture. With an advanced material this mask stays put once it’s on, making it perfect for those with busy lifestyles to keep hydrated and healthy skin.
With their convenient packaging and beneficial ingredients, sheet masks have proven they have what it takes when it comes to skin-saving solutions. Valuable as a weekly or daily complement to any routine – whether they are added in before your morning routine or left on overnight for a deeper treatment – these masks are worth collecting and storing away for many skincare problems that pop up.