by Alexandra Nicole Nuralam

#SheetTalk: 10 of the Best Face Masks of All Time, According to Our Editors

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When it comes to skincare, there probably isn’t any step more indulgent than putting on a face mask. It’s also a great way to target any specific skin concerns at one go, whether it is a pore-unclogging clay mask or a hydrating overnight sleeping mask.

Here, we’re giving the spotlight to our favourite face masks that left our skin looking brighter, clearer and dewier.

TARA Algae Ampoule Sea Therapy Mask

This green sheet mask from South Korean beauty brand TARA is made with ingredients like premium algae, spirulina and Centella Asiatica to promote skin regeneration and effectively restore the skin. It’s a firm favourite because of how quick it absorbs into the skin, calming any redness down.

TARA Algae Ampoule Sea Therapy Mask, SGD69

La Mer The Treatment Lotion Hydrating Mask

Infused with the brand’s signature Treatment Lotion, this innovative sheet mask from La Mer is definitely in the ‘splurge‘ category, but we promise it’s effects are worth it. It utilises Japanese skin-hugging technology and millions of micro-fibres to deliver a concentrated surge of hydration, visibly plumping the skin for a healthy-looking complexion. Big day tomorrow? Pat this on and wake up to glowing skin.

La Mer The Treatment Lotion Hydrating Mask, SGD50

Dr.Jart+ Cryo Rubber With Firming Collagen Firming Mask

This mask from Korean skincare brand Dr.Jart+ is simultaneously fun and full of skincare goodness — it’s a 2-step skincare kit, complete with a rubber mask and firming collagen ampoule to accelerate collagen synthesis to improve skin elasticity. Just pack on the ampoule, apply the lower and upper parts of the rubber mask onto your face and see how your skin glows after 30 to 40 minutes.

Dr.Jart+ Cryo Rubber With Firming Collagen Firming Mask, SGD21

Shiseido Vital Perfection Uplifting and Firming Express Eye Mask

Of course, you can go in with an eye-specific mask if you’re struggling with dark eye circles or eye bags. This eye mask from Shiseido hydrates boosts radiance and tightens the skin’s appearance. It even has retinol to smooth out any fine lines or wrinkles, making your eyes appear more vibrant and youthful.

Shiseido Vital Perfection Uplifting and Firming Express Eye Mask, SGD120

Farmskin Superfood For Skin Mix It! Clay Mask

Suffering from dull and lacklustre skin? This clay mask from Farmskin utilises pink salt containing 84 kinds of natural minerals to boost the skin’s radiance.

Farmskin Superfood For Skin Mix It! Clay Mask – Pink Salt, SGD6.90

Grown Alchemist Deep Cleansing Masque

Grown Alchemist’s Deep Cleansing Masque easily earned a spot in our weekly skincare routine. The wheatgerm, ginkgo and cranberry formula made for an extraordinarily gentle — yet effective — treatment. The paste dries translucent on your skin and washes off with minimal fuss — no scrubbing necessary. The end result? Soft, detoxified skin that’s smooth to the touch.

Grown Alchemist Deep Cleansing Masque, SGD46

HAUM Mask Scrub

If you’re one for physical exfoliants, you’ll love this double-action Mask Scrub from HAUM. It’s packed with tranexamoyl dipeptide-23, salicylic acid and apricot to brighten and soften the skin. Use it twice a week as a scrub to boost circulation, or apply as a mask for a more intense treatment.

HAUM Mask Scrub, SGD23.47

Dr. Barbara Sturm Face Mask

Need a quick skincare pick-me-up? Dr. Barbara Sturm’s deeply hydrating Face Mask is perfect for travelling or when your skin needs a moisture boost. It’s full of soothing ingredients like purslane, aloe vera and chamomile to help calm the skin reduce visible signs of irration.

Dr. Barbara Sturm Face Mask, SGD155

Rooki Beauty Green Pulp Paste Masque

This green, hydrating gel masque from local brand Rooki Beauty is packed with antioxidants and phytonutrients like lycopene, beta-carotene and vitamin E to brighten and nourish, revealing visibly plumper, younger and brighter skin.

Rooki Beauty Green Pulp Paste Masque, SGD64

Paula’s Choice Super Hydrate Overnight Mask

If you have dry and sensitive skin, this one is for you. The cream-gel formula is infused with Reishi mushroom, algae, shea butter and glycerin to lock in moisture while you’re in dreamland. Wake up to plumper, dewier skin.You can also use as a 20-minute wash-off mask for a quick skin boost.

Paula’s Choice Super Hydrate Overnight Mask, SGD55