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Dermalogica Multivitamin Power Recovery Mask, £34.50 - If you’re looking for a mask with an anti-ageing boost then this is the one for you. This clever mask from skincare pros Dermalogica is packed with antioxidant vitamins to help skin recover from damage and promotes healthy tissue regeneration too.
Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Hydrating Overnight Masque, £28 - We wholeheartedly approve of a beauty product that actually requires us to sleep so we were itching to try out this Kiehl’s mask. The verdict? Our skin certainly looked a whole lot healthier come morning- this is beauty sleep in a bottle!
Liz Earle Deep Cleansing Mask, £14.50 - This concentrated clay and botanical mask helps to draw out any nasties from the skin to leave your complexion balanced and calm. The perfect antidote to blemish-prone, oily skin.
Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energising Mask, £42 - For those moments when you need a super-quick fix, THIS is the bottle to turn to. This fabulous brightening formula really does make skin glow as it delivers a hit of oxygen to your lifeless, dull, tired pores. We love!
GlamGlow Super Mud Mask, £44.99 - A real Grazia fave- this clever mud formula works hard to deliver photoshop-worthy results. Perfect for a real spring clean, this mask helps to decongest pores, fight blemishes and improves elastin and collagen to even the complexion for a more youthful, smooth skin tone. You’ll be hooked!
Bioderma Hydrabio Moisturising Mask, £14.50 - Grazia’s Beauty Web Coordinator Tor Cardona swears by this for her sensitive skin, “Don’t be deceived by the humble packaging- this super-soothing face mask is a dream for my sensitive, red skin and leaves my cheeks looking plump and restored to their former glory.”
Murad Intensive-C Radiance Peel, £49.50 - Grazia’s Contributing Beauty Editor Poppy Lara uses this mask once a week and swears by its glow-giving properties. “This a real high-performance mask- it’s all down to glycolic acid which helps to exfoliate your skin, removing dullness and improving skin texture to really make it glow. Amazing stuff!”
Nuxe Crème Fraiche Mask, £19.50 - Jam-packed with natural ingredients like aloe vera, almond and orange flower, this face mask works wonders to soothe and restore tired, weary skin.
Origins Drink Up, £22 - Tight, flaky skin? Fear not. Simply smooth this on to a cleansed complexion, leave on for 15 minutes and prepare for a radiant glow. It’s all down to the hydrating powers of algae, apparently.
If, like us, you feel your skin needs a boost yet find your budget can’t quite stretch to a facial then you’ve come to the right place. Although we’re thrilled that spring is finally here, we can’t help but feel that our complexions are feeling more drab than fab, despite the sunny skies. Alas, fret not, fellow Graziettes as you are not alone- this tricky transitional, inter-season period is actually one of the most testing times for your skin as your pores adapt to the warmer weather. So, whether you’re tired, stressed or irritated skin in need of some serious attention, the face mask IS your new BFF. Click through our gallery and pick a product that packs a complexion punch…