October 28, 2019

Aiswarya John

When we think of some serious indulgent me-time, we think of an over-flowing bubble bath, some nice scented candles lined around the tub, a glass of pinot grigio in hand and a face mask. This beauty TLC first gained popularity in 2016 when the Korean skincare giants finally decided to bless the international beauty scene with their best-kept secret - the sheet mask. And the result? An overnight mask boom.

Not only do these 20-minute skin-savers deliver high concentrations of active ingredients to your skin, but they also save you a trip to the neighbourhood salon or your dermatologist when you're short of time. And after each Diwali party, your skin is bound to look dull and lifeless. So here are our top 7 life-changing masks that'll have your skin bouncing back to beautiful in 1, 2, 3.
Sephora Collection | The Primer Mask

Ever heard of a mask that'll sub for a primer? Sephora Collection has it! This 5-in-1 cream formula gets to work in just 3 minutes to hydrate, brighten and even out your skin while setting your makeup.
BONUS: Not only does your skin look 10X more beautiful, but your base won't budge all-night long.
GLAMGLOW | Berryglow Probiotic Recovery Mask

It's a smoothie, but for your face! This delicious concoction of blueberry, cranberry and goji made it to our list not just for its adorbs packaging, but also for its insanely good reviews. This nutrient-dense soothing moisture mask helps balance the skin's microbiome while the antioxidant-rich superfood berry blend nourishes skin from deep within.
BONUS: If you have parched skin, this mask is your best friend.
Clinique | Moisture Surge Overnight Mask

Did you know that your skin loses precious moisture while you catch some Zs? Luckily this overnight mask from Clinique makes every wink of sleep count with its creamy, oil-free formula soaking into your skin into the late hours of the night.
BONUS: No parabens. No phthalates. No fragrance. Just happy skin every morning.
Sephora Collection | The Freezing Mask

Refreshing face mists are so 2018. This ice blue face mask combines the action of a hydrogel with eucalyptus extract and menthol to serve you a toning ice cube-effect in just 10 minutes! Bye bye, dry skin and puffiness.
BONUS: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.
Forest Essentials | Tejasvi Brightening and Lightening Sheet Mask

If you've come to bask in the goodness of good ol' Ayurveda, you've come to the right place. A pioneer in the luxury Ayurvedic segment, this brand has loyal fans from Michelle Obama to Kalki Koechlin.
This particular mask incorporates a mix of mulethi, green tea and jasmine flower extract to restore youthful radiance and brighten uneven skin tone.
BONUS: This mask is biodegradable and brims with the popular Varnya herbs
Sephora Collection | Moisturizing Lip Mask

We can thank the almighty Huda Kattan for introducing us to these babies. A hop, skip and a jump away from your favorite Labello, these leave-on lip masks promise younger-looking, softer lips in as little as 15 minutes!
BONUS: Formulated without parabens and works best at ridding your lips of dry patches after a rough winter
GLAMGLOW | Bubblesheet Oxygenating Deep Cleanse Mask

Our story goes way back when a hilarious meme of a woman trying a bubble sheet mask for the first time went viral. Now we thought this was just a fun gimmick till we actually tried one of these. And by one of these, we mean Glamglow's Bubblesheet.
All you need is 3 minutes! This bamboo charcoal-infused sheet mask activates an oxygenating and tingling 3D bubbling experience that instantly detoxifies and removes makeup.
BONUS: These first-of-its-kind oxygen bubbles increase your circulation, ensuring oxygen and nutrients to every skin cell.