We’re not sure if you’ve heard, but staying in is the new going out. Uninspiring temperatures colliding with dark, gloomy evenings are the perfect foundation for evenings spent on the sofa as opposed to going anywhere that requires getting properly dressed. Hence, there’s no better time than now to indulge in a bit of TLC. Our pick? A long bubble bath, several episodes of whatever Netflix series you’re watching right now (it should be one of these), topped off with an indulgent face mask. From sheet-masks to the swipe-on clay varietal, we’ve rounded up the best ones of the moment…
KNC Beauty Eye-Masks
Already the brand on everybody’s lips thanks to its cult favourite lip masks, innovative brand KNC have us in a frenzy once again with these all-natural, collagen, retinol and gold-infused eye iterations. Place the cute, shooting star mask under each eye for just 10-15 minutes before bedtime for a more smoothed and plumped appearance, selfies are wholly encouraged.
Shiseido’s Vital-Perfection Lifting Mask
Combining Lift-up Technology with effective ingredients that adhere perfectly to the skin, Sheseido’s saturated sheet mask clings on to deliver a deluge of moisturising, radiating benefits.
NUORI Supreme Moisture Mask
Excellent for a quick hydration boost and perfect for those who don’t want to lather their skin in a heavy product, NUORI’s Supreme Moisture mask intertwines Grape and Damask rose waters with natural hyaluronic acid, chamomile extracts and Vitamin B to restore moisture levels, strengthen the skin’s natural barriers and improve elasticity.
Bioelements Radiance Rescue Mask
Combining white truffle with caffeine and nourishing murumuru butter, this nourishing face and eye mask serves as a stimulating, illuminating treatment to rescue dry and weathered skin — ideal for a mid-winter boost.
Tatcha’s Luminous Dewy Skin Masks
This four-piece set of ultra-hydrating skin masks uses Japanese anti-ageing superfoods, such as green tea, rice and algae, with botanical oils and extracts to deeply hydrate dry, cracked skin and boost its luminosity.
NIOD’s Mastic Musk Mask
With ingredients including highly-densified sap from Greek mastic trees — a powerful anti-bacterial and anti-fungal — honey, flower extracts and coconut oils, NIOD’s transparent face mask purifies and shrinks pores without drying out the skin.
La Mer’s Treatment Lotion Hydrating Mask
This innovative newcomer uses Japanese skin-hugging technology to fuse the mask to the face, penetrating the deeply hydrating formula further into the skin — meaning that you can multitask hands-free. (By that we mean one hand in a big of chips while the other scrolls through Instagram, of course.)
Cosmetics 27’s Plasma 27 Bio-Lifting Cell Restoring Mask
A sheet mask and product facial all in one, this multifaceted mask uses a blend of amino acids and peptides to help restructure skin tissue and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Dior Hydra-Life Jelly Mask
Serving up a gentle yet powerful scrub, a light refreshing peel due to its citrus fruit extracts, and an ultra moisturisation boost simultaneously, Dior’s Hydra-Life is a mask that serves as a multifaceted hero, a formula which melts into the skin seamlessly thanks to its soft jelly texture.
Verso Reviving Eye Mask
Working specifically on the eye area, Verso’s hydrogel sheet mask delivers a bevvy of collagen stimulating ingredients — such as retinol, sodium hyaluronate, grapefruit extract and canola oil — to fight the signs of ageing. Place the mask around the eyes, kick back and relax for 20 minutes while the formula works its magic.