The GlamGlow masks are world-famous for their benefits and, although a bit on the pricier side, they are as much of a treat for your skin as they are a punishment for your debit card! The GRAVITYMUD firming mask is just one of the gorgeous range and does exactly what it says on the tin. Containing plumping and lifting ingredients such as Licorice Leaf and Marshmallow, this mask is perfect for anyone who’s skin is tired and in need of refreshment. Plus, while wearing it you’ll feel super space-age chic as it dries to a shiny chrome-like finish. Get your hands on this gorgeous stuff from Boots from €45.00 and see the results for yourself.
Charlotte Tilbury Instant Magic Mask
The Charlotte Tilbury dry sheet mask is exactly that – dry! Perfect if you don’t enjoy the slimy feel of regular sheet masks. You might look a bit like Michael Myers when wearing it but as long as you don’t have to answer the door, the results are totally worth it. It doesn’t feel like it’s doing anything spectacular while you have it on but once you remove it, your skin looks totally refreshed, youthful and radiant with vitamin B3 brightening and toning as it works. This mask can work with any skin type as it doesn’t add too much excess moisture, hydrating your skin just where you need it. Perhaps the best thing about this mask is that it can be used up to three times! This fact completely justifies its price tag, with each use only costing €8.00. Pick up one of these beauties at any Charlotte Tilbury counter for €24.00.
Garnier Moisture Bomb Mask
For the price of this mask, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with how well it works! If your skin is thirsty and in desperate need of hydration then this mask will work for you. This is a slimier sheet mask but it’s good to feel the moisture it provides. This mask is meant to provide the hydration of a full week’s worth of daily serum use and it really feels like it does just that. When you take off the mask, make sure to massage the leftover product into your skin to get the full effect. Your skin will feel soft and healthy and plump and, bonus points, your makeup will apply like a dream. Available from Boots and most good pharmacies for under €2.00, no excuse not to give it a go!
La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense Masque
La Roche-Posay has long been known for its top-quality skincare products and this mask is no different. If you’ve got dry skin and find that most hydrating masks tend to cause irritation and sensitivity, then you’ll probably already know about this product. The gentle ingredients in this mask will give your skin the quenching that it needs but will leave it feeling comforted and soothed at the same time. Your skin will feel supple and soft after having used this mask and the 50g tube will provide you with enough product for plenty of applications. As with all La Roche-Posay products, it is available from Boots for around €22.00.
Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask
This is perfect for skin that feels clogged and congested and is looking a bit dull. The Clear Improvement mask uses active charcoal to draw impurities such as dirt, oil and makeup out of the skin and help make it easier to clean off the skin, acting like a magnet. Afterwards, your skin will feel refreshed and renewed, allowing it to properly breathe. If your skin tends to be a bit dry, it might be worth using a hydrating mask afterwards to stop your skin from being too dried out. If you suffer from oily skin, this product is great for keeping that under control. Available from Boots for €30.00.
Article by: Ali Molloy