As social media-savvy celebrities can attest, a facial mask is a convenient and time-saving method to pamper your skin without the hefty cost of a facial. Whether it's the traditional cream or a mum-style serum-soaked sheet variety, making time once a week for a relaxing pamper session could see you gain Hollywood skin in as little as fifteen minutes.
While sheet masks, which are packed full of vitamins, amino acids, and minerals are extremely popular, do keep in mind that they're not designed to replace traditional masks and they won't exfoliate or cleanse deeply. And those with acne-prone skin should test the mask on a section of your face, preferably the side of your cheek, 24 hours beforehand, before proceeding with a full mask.
Face masks can work wonders for your complexion
Six of the best masks:
Chantecaille Gold Energising Eye Recovery Mask
Kate Hudson is a fan of this gold-infused mask which she used as part of her skin prep for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards. The cult beauty buy will brighten, calm, and diminish signs of ageing around the delicate eye area. Gold stars all round!
SK-II Brightening Source Derm Revival Mask
SK-II's mask is the gold standard when it comes to celebrity face masks. Model Chrissy Teigen and Oscar winner Cate Blanchett routinely turn to this gel serum-soaked sheet mask to brighten and minimise skin imperfections when they're in need of a complexion boost.
Sephora Collection Instant Hydrogel Eye Mask Depuffing and Moisturising
Kim Kardashian's well-publicised beauty routine includes this essential mask, which helps the busy reality TV star and mother-of-two battle a tired complexion. Kim relies on this affordable eye product, which is infused with a combination of energising and toning ingredients, to help her appear awake and depuffed in just ten minutes.
Charlotte Tilbury Instant Magic Facial Dry Sheet Mask
Thandie Newton used this mask to give her skin an instant glow ahead of her appearance at the 2017 Oscars. Celebrity make-up artist Charlotte insists that her product will give your complexion a boost in just 15 minutes! Put it to the test.
Bliss Multi-'Face'-eted Anti-Ageing Clay Mask
Khloé Kardashian reaches for Bliss' clay treatment mask when her Calabasas complexion needs a pick-me-up. The anti-ageing mask tackles skin ailments like dryness, large pores, and dark spots.
Sisley Black Rose Cream Mask
Amber Heard swears by this nutrient-rich mask to combat signs of ageing and tired skin. The actress used Sisley's luxuriant Black Rose Cream Mask to brighten and smooth her complexion ahead of the 2016 Golden Globe Awards red carpet.