Who doesn’t love a good ‘ol face mask? They're having a huge moment right now and, are the perfect pick-me-up, especially if you want an instant fix-it for your facial woes, from dry, oily and dull skin to break-outs or even enlarged pores.
Here's our edit of the best masks that will change your skincare game forever:
1) Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay
Available at Noon from Dhs47
A skincare cult favourite, this highly popular product seems to be the miracle skin saver we’ve all been waiting for. Wondering why it's loved by make-up gurus, celebrities, and Amazon reviewers alike? Well, it's ideal for oily or acne prone skin, is bentonite clay packed and has natural ingredients that will completely transform your skin. Tip: Mix it with apple cider vinegar to get killer results!
2) Glow Recipe – Watermelon Sleeping Mask
Available at Glamazle.com from Dhs121
This mask broke the internet when it was launched, and for good reason. The K-beauty bestseller is made of watermelon extracts and smells like candy, making the millennial pink skin saver, simply irresistible. Packed with hyaluronic acid, brightening peony root, and exfoliating AHAs (glycolic and lactic acids), it leaves your face feeling silky smooth and radiant. Impossible not to love it!
3) Tony Moly I’m Real Avocado Sheet Mask
Available at Namshi from Dhs15
Avocadoes are everywhere. There’s absolutely no escaping them! And now, they’re being used in sheet masks as well. This fun sheet mask by Tony Moly contains nutrient-rich avocado extracts and macadamia nut oil to deeply moisturise and nourish the skin. And the best part? It costs next to nothing. Worth every dirham in skin gold.
4) Laneige – Water Sleeping mask
Available at Noon from Dhs125
Another cult K-beauty favourite, this magic mask comes in a cute blue jar is all the rage for all the right reasons. If your face is in desperate need of intense hydration, this overnight mask, with Hydro Ionized Mineral Water, is just what you need for your skin to feel plump, dewy and refreshed (you might even be tempted to skip moisturiser).
5) L'Oréal – Detox and Brighten Clay Mask
Available at Noon from Dhs34
A Kylie Jenner approved product, this drugstore clay mask is the ultimate skin detox. Charcoal-based, it uses natural ingredients like clay and mud to cleanse pores and give a luminous effect upon use. Need to look radiant for an event or a date? This mask is the way to go!
6) Skinfood Black Sugar Mask Wash Off
Available at Souq from Dhs140
Warning: you may want to eat this mask because it looks and smells delicious! This skincare favourite uses organic Brazilian black sugar to nourish, exfoliate and hydrate the skin, whilst gently removing dead skin cells and helping brighten your skin considerably. You’ll also love the hydrating Shea butter base. Alternatively, you can also use it as a body scrub to get baby soft skin. The best part? One tub goes a loooong way!
7) Garnier SkinActive Super Hydrating Sheet Mask
Available at Lulu Webstore from Dhs12
This mask screams hydration! Out and about in the sun for too long? Just grab one of these pampering bad boys packed with the goodness of Hyaluronic acid and pomegranate extract, and get the TLC you deserve.
8) GlamGlow Gravity Mud Firming Treatment Face Mask
Available at Sephora from Dhs105
Believe it or not, this face mask actually contains candy! And, if that wasn't good enough to reason to snap it up, then check this -- the peel-off mask transforms from a creamy white to an iridescent silver when applied on your skin. Wait, it gets better: There's yummy marshmallow and liquorice extracts that are proven to tighten your skin, making it firm and even-toned after application. It's no wonder Vanessa Hudgens is a huge fan.
9) Dr. Jart+ Dermask Rubber Mask Moist Lover
Available at Sephora from Dhs50
Dr Jart is a skincare legend. This rubber mask is kinda scary looking tbh, but it's a beast when it comes to getting your skin to look fabulous. The blue water-based facemask (looking at you, peeps with dry skin), is specifically designed to calm redness and cool irritated skin.
10) Origins GinZing Peel-Off Mask to Refine and Refresh
Available at Sephora from Dhs125
Is drinking a good cuppa coffee not enough to get rid of that post-weekend slump? Then you might want to try this 10-minute peel off mask spiked with caffeine! With Coffee Beans, Panax Ginseng and Fruit Acid Complex to refine and recharge your face, it leaves your skin smooth and radiant. Coffee truly is the answer to everything.