Acne, dull skin, large pores? Check, check, check.

By Wendy Rose Gould
Updated June 03, 2019
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Think back to about half a decade ago when sheet masks were just hitting the U.S. skincare scene to the intrigue of many. It’s a stark contrast compared to today, where sheet masks are regimen staples with options for essentially every single need possible. Feet, hands, butts, necks, lips, décolletage—name it and there’s probably a sheet mask for it. That broad range extends to skin types and concerns for the face, as well. Here, we’ve rounded up nine different sheet masks that address a specific skincare concern. Collect as few or as many as you need.


Topical probiotics are the latest and greatest in skincare technology, and they work the same as ingested probiotics only they’re applied directly on top of the skin. Basically, the goal is to improve skin health and quality via good-for-you bacteria. Saturday Skin’s sheet mask version combines both prebiotics and probiotics (prebiotics are fibers that feed the probiotics) along with cotton extract, vitamin E, and polyphenols for balanced, bright, nourished skin.

To buy: $6;


For skin so hydrated and glowy it’ll have others double-taking, throw on this sheet mask for a good 15 minutes before applying your makeup. It's made with a blend of lightweight, vitamin E-rich rice germ oil, and Japanese superfoods, including green tea, algae, and rice. The microfiber mask itself also helps with ingredient absorption; it's 100 times thinner than a strand of hair.

To buy: $12;


If large pores have got you down, a little pore-refining sheet mask action might just lift your spirits. This sheet mask utilizes white willow bark, cassia, lavender, tea tree, lemon balm, eucalyptus, and mint to help zap oil and minimize pore size while soothing your skin. The result is improved clarity, smaller pores, and a hydrated face.

To buy: $4;


Fighting fine lines and wrinkles is best done via a regimented skincare routine that consists of sunscreen, retinol, antioxidants, and moisture. It may not include the SPF, but this corrective sheet mask has you covered on the latter three categories. It’s made with a surprisingly powerful blend of ingredients, including retinol and CoQ10, both of which help reverse signs of aging by boosting collagen and elastin. It also contains vitamin C to help with hyperpigmentation.

To buy: $28 for five;


Salicylic acid and tea tree oil are the acne-fighting heroes in this sheet mask for oily, blemish-prone skin. These two ingredients help zap excess oil while gently exfoliating the top layer of skin for improved clarity. Meanwhile, glutathione, a potent antioxidant, and niacinamide help brighten your complexion.

To buy: $9;


Korean beauty brand Laneige has reinvented the standard sheet mask with its diamond “water pocket” technology. The densely woven sheet contains a series of diamond-patterned pockets that are embedded with a potent serum formulation for better absorption. Time Freeze is infused with collagen to help firm, tone, and lift.

To buy: $6;


If you’ve just spent a long day in the sun or have weathered wind, rain, or heat, a little TLC will serve your stressed face well. In this sheet mask, Leaders combines the calming power of organic aloe vera extract with moisture-boosting cactus extract to help soothe and hydrate.

To buy: $5;


It doesn’t matter who you are or where you live, everyone can benefit from a good old facial detox. Charcoal is easily the best ingredient for the decongesting job, and Glamglow smartly paired it with some oxygen action for an even deeper detox. Once the black bamboo charcoal sheet mask is applied to your face, the bubbling will begin.

To buy: $9;


Antioxidants are free-radical-fighting warriors, which makes them a very important step in any skincare regimen. Origins puts violet, an ingredient that’s rich in vitamins A and C, front and center in this sheet mask. The mask itself is made with 100 percent bamboo and is fortified with flower wax.

To buy: $7;