16 Face Masks Perfect for Your Skin Type

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16 Face Masks Perfect for Your Skin Type

 

For Acne: Peter Thomas Roth Sulfur Cooling Masque

Whenever breakouts start to surface, grab for this Peter Thomas Roth Sulfur Cooling Masque ($40, peterthomasroth.com). It uses purifying Kaolin to zap zits and aloe to soothe skin. The smell of eucalyptus will make you feel like you’re getting the true spa treatment. 
Want a quicker fix? Try their Therapeutic Sulfur Masque ($40, sephora.com), which has even more sulfur (10%), so you only need to have it on for 10 minutes.

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For Acne: Bliss No ‘Zit’ Sherlock

This is, by far, the most entertaining face mask ($38, blissworld.com) you can use for oily skin. You mix the powder with a little water, spread it onto your face, and wait for it to dry. The real fun comes when it dries and takes on a rubbery texture. Then, you get to peel it off. The best part, of course, it that it works. Detoxifying seaweed clears your skin of blemishes and prevents future breakouts.

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For Acne: Repéchage Hydra Refine One-Minute Clarifying Mask

Acne doesn’t stand a chance against this clarifying mask ($32, repechage.com). It deep cleans by exfoliating with tiny spheres of rice bran wax and lactic acid, and it controls oil without leaving skin dry and uncomfortable.

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For Acne: DIY Mask

Brooke Wilensky of Union Square Laser Dermatology recommends using baking soda for at home microdermabrasion. Mix three tablespoons of baking soda with one tablespoon of water until it forms a thin paste. Apply in a circular motion onto your face, let it sit for five minutes, and then rinse with warm water.

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For Dry Skin: Koh Gen Do Oriental Plants Deep Moisture Mask

Not all face masks need to be washed off. This Koh Gen Do mask ($90, kohgendocosmetics.com) for dry skin is meant to stay on your face. Apply it at the end of the night, and it will melt right into the skin.

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For Dry Skin: AmorePacific Moisture Bound Vitalizing Masque

This is another mask ($60, sephora.com) that should be used over night. It’s able to restore tired, dehydrated skin without using parabens, sulfates, synthetic dyes, or petrochemicals.

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For Dry Skin: Lancome Hydra-Intense Masque

After five minutes on your skin, this Lancome Hydra-Intense Masque ($32, lancome-usa.com) leaves skin hydrated, which means it also helps smoothe the appearance of dry lines.

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For Dry Skin: DIY Mask

When it comes to making your own mask for dry skin, Wilensky recommends the use of bananas and honey. Warm one teaspoon of honey in the microwave, and then mix it with half a banana. Spread it on your face, leave it on for 15 minutes, then rinse off.

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For Angry Skin: Cor The Calming Mask

When skin starts to look red and irritated, your face needs a calming mask. This Cor version ($120, corsilver.com) uses volcanic ash, colloidal oatmeal and sea whip to purify the skin, as well as heal and soothe it.

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For Angry Skin: H20 Plus Aqualibrium De-Stress Marine Gel Mask

The cucumber and aloe in this mask ($25, h2oplus.com) delivers immediate relief to irritated skin, while red algae extracts rehydrate the skin.

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For Angry Skin: Mario Badescu Azulene Calming Mask

Chamomile is often used as a calming agent, and Mario Badescu took advantage of the ingredient in his calming mask ($18, mariobadescu.com). It also uses Kaolin clay and wheat starch to clean out pores.

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For Angry Skin: DIY Mask

Oatmeal is a great resource for angry skin. Blend one and a half tablespoons yogurt with one-third kiwi. Sprinkle in one tablespoon oatmeal, one teaspoon cinnamon, along with fresh basil and mint. Leave on the face for 20 minutes and rinse off with water.

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For Dull Skin: Decléor Aroma White C Plus Intensive Brightening Mask

This Decléor mask ($52, skinstore.com) comes in a ready-to-use sheet. Unfold it, and place it on your face for 10 minutes. Once you take it off, you’ll feel the excess serum lingering. Instead of washing off, massage it into your skin for a brighter tomorrow.

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For Dull Skin: REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask

If skin is looking dull, it could be because of dead skin that isn’t shedding. REN’s Radiance Renewal Mask ($55, renskincare.com) removes dead skin cells so the brighter skin underneath can shine through.

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For Dull Skin: Ayla Luzern Labs System 02 Infuse Mask

Considered a take-home oxygen facial, this mask ($70, aylabeauty.com) uses organic saccharomyces lysate extract to oxygenate cells and boost radiance.

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For Dull Skin: DIY Mask

Wilensky suggests mixing four tablespoons finely ground espresso, four tablespoons cocoa powder, and eight tablespoons milk in a bowl until a smooth paste forms. Apply it onto your face and leave it until it dries.

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Face masks are not one size fits all. Thankfully, for every type of skin issue, whether it be acne, dryness, dullness or wrinkles, there is the perfect fix. Click through to see the best face masks you should be trying now.

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