9 Worth-It Face Masks to Empty Your Wallet On
There's no pretending we don't live for a facial performed with finesse by the hands of an expert, but we're also huge fans of recreating this particular beauty experience at home. Unlike, say, shaping your own brows, all you really need to get a positive result are the right tools. Plus, it’s luxurious and perfect fodder for Snapchat.
Call us frivolous, but painting on a luxe mask on a Monday night just makes the work week easier to deal with. With that in mind we've rounded up our favourite treatments for everything from hydrating to boosting radiance. What follows is an edit of prestige products so self-indulgent you might get addicted. Proceed with caution.
La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Sleep Mask ($395)
Celebrity skin therapist Jocelyn Petroni relies on this rich sleep mask to keep her complexion in tip top condition, which is proof enough for us that it works. If you like the idea of a leave-on mask that firms, hydrates and gently exfoliates, we bet you'll love it too.
May Lindstrom The Problem Solver ($114)
A Byrdie editor favourite, this fix-all mask truly does what it says on the box. The delicious cocktail of cacao, bamboo, charcoal and aromatic spices combats blemishes and boosts circulation. It also happens to smell like cinnamon cookie dough in the *best* possible way.
Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Skin Clay Mask ($88)
Hearing that this mask had been influenced by an ancient Mediterranean beauty recipe was enough to inspire us to try it. (It is a little bit cool to know you're using a time-tested formula that literally goes back centuries, right?) Based on Spanish clay, it also contains nourishing sweet almond and rosehip oils to leave skin clear but feeling silky.
SK-II Facial Treatment Mask ($138)
If you only venture to try one mask on this list, consider making it this one. A celebrity, model and skin therapist favourite, these tissue masks have been boosting glow and hydrating skin yonks before sheet masks became the craze they are today. It's gentle but effective, and really, what else could you ask for?
Have you used any of these products before? Share your experiences with us in the comments below!
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