face masks for dry skin

10 Best Face Masks for Dry Skin (November 2017)

Most of the articles talk about excess oil production and how clays and charcoal help reduce it. However, I am here today to assist those with dry and parched skin in making their skin more hydrated and supple.

Face masks are equally best for those with dry skin as they are for any other skin type and condition. There are so many masks that can boost the hydration level and give skin the natural glow. However, finding a perfect mask for becomes tough because of the different forms and ingredients that make each one less or more effective. Therefore, I have made things easier for you and made a list of top 10 best face masks for dry skin. Plus, there is also a small guide, in the end, to help you make a choice more smartly.

So, what are you waiting? Read through and thank me later!

Josie Maran Whipped Mud Mask

Josie Maran is a topnotch skincare line with products that can change your skin for good. The new Josie Maran Mud Mask in no ordinary product. It is packed with the goodness of Argan oil and Moroccan rhassoul clay.

The mask is not only purifying and detoxifying for the skin, but it also improves the hydration level of the skin. The argan oil present in this mask gives the skin a hydrating boost while fighting the aging signs at the same time. On the other hand, the clay is great in extracting the entire gunk from the deepest layers of the skin and detoxifying it.

Overall, it makes a great mask for those with dry skin as it helps in increasing the moisture of the skin and making it clean too. So, get it now and improve your skin texture and tone both. 

Pros

  • Detoxifying.
  • Infused with argan oil.
  • Improves the texture of the skin.
  • Scent-free.

Cons

  • Costly.

Tata Harper All-Natural Resurfacing Mask

Dry and parched skin leads to dullness and uneven texture of the skin, and that’s exactly when Tata Harper All-Natural Resurfacing Mask comes to rescue. If you are looking for a product that is organic yet very efficient, this mask is the one for you.

As its name suggests, the masks resurface the skin by removing dead cells and building new ones. It helps in getting rid of all the dullness and patchiness on the skin. Those with dry skin know exactly how there is no sign of glow on their skin in summers let alone winters. But this mask has made it possible and it brings the natural glow back with each use.

So, if you are tired of your dry and dull skin tone and texture, give this product a try!

Pros

  • Resurfacing mask.
  • 100% organic.
  • Brings back the natural glow.

Cons

Costly.

Might not hydrate too much.


First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask is a perfect mask with the ingredients that can nurture and improve dry and sensitive skin greatly.

The mask consists of colloidal oatmeal that helps in exfoliating the skin while the antioxidants present in it repair the skin and make it supple. The best part is that there are no irritants, parabens or any other chemical that can cause sensitivity.

The mask is extremely hydrating and soothing which makes it equally best for the dry and sensitive skin. So, give it a try, and I believe you will not regret the choice.

Pros

  • Hydrating.
  • Soothing properties.
  • Best for sensitive skin too.

Cons

  • Causes irritation to extra sensitive skin.

Laneige Water Sleeping Mask

This is probably the best face mask for dry skin as it is made Korea, and we all know how Korean skincare products are. It is a complete game changer for those with parched skin.

The healthy ingredients like snow water, ceramides, and other essential oil make a perfect combination to make the skin softer and hydrated like never before. The mask works overnight and therefore, helps in repair of the skin cells as well. You wake up with a healthier, smoother and much glowing skin in the morning after each use.

According to many reviews, the face mask itself gives the results of a proper facial. So, now you can imagine the height of its effectiveness. I highly recommend those with dry skin to make this mask a part of their skincare routine.

Pros

  • Repairs the skin overnight.
  • Hydrating.

Cons

  • Might clog the pores.
  • Might not suit those with sensitive skin.

Paula's Choice Skin Recovery Hydrating Treatment Mask

Are you looking for an intensively hydrating treatment for your skin? If yes, Paula’s Choice Skin Recovery Hydrating Treatment Mask is the one for you.

This mask can soothe even the severe skin with condition like rosacea. It helps in hydrating the skin and repairing it without causing any irritation at all. The mask is infused with vitamins that do not only nurture skin but also help in reducing dark spots, dullness, and patchiness. Plus, the essential oils like apricot oil help in boosting the hydration level of the skin.

The mask comes in a tube which makes it convenient to carry while traveling as well. This mask has no synthetic scent or alcohol that can irritate the skin. Therefore, you can use it as an overnight mask as well. So, what are you waiting for?

Pros

  • Intensively hydrating.
  • Good packaging.
  • No scent or alcohol.

Cons

  • Might clog pores.

Boots No7 Beautiful Skin Hydration Mask

Vitamin E and ceramides are some of the ingredients that work best for dry and parched skin and Boots No7 Beautiful Skin Hydration Mask has got it all.

This mask is best for intense hydration as it consists of cocoa butter, cholesterol, and ceramides. These ingredients do not only hydrate the skin but also improve the texture of the skin and bring a natural glow. The vitamin C in this product helps in fading the dark spots and brightening the skin as well.

This mask comes in a pump bottle which makes it easy to use. Plus, you can also take it with you while traveling. It might not be best for those with very sensitive skin, and therefore, I recommend you to do a patch test before buying it.

Pros

  • Packed with vitamin E and C.
  • Reduces dark spots too.

Cons

  • Not best for sensitive skin.

Dr. Jart Water Fuse Sleeping Mask

Dr. Jart Water Fuse Water-Max Sleeping Mask is a leave-on mask that consists of healthy ingredients that do their magic while you are fast asleep.

The blend of nine different essential oils in this mask works like a charm for hydrating the driest of the skin. Plus, the cranberry and olive extract in the product makes it even more nourishing for the skin. The best part about this mask is that there are no synthetic scents, alcohol or other irritants in it. You only wake up with a much softer and supple skin in the morning after each use of it.

Give this product a try and thank me later!

Pros

  • Nine essential oils
  • No irritants.

Cons

  • Does not clean the pores.

Shiseido Ibuki Beauty Sleeping Mask

This amazing Japanese mask is packed with ingredients that do not only hydrate the skin but also build a protective layer on the skin that fights many skin conditions.

You will feel ultimate softness after using it overnight. The mask has Phytoplankton that improves the immunity of the skin against skin issues while the essential oils present in lock the moisture in the pores overnight. There is vitamin E and C in the mask as well that brighten the skin, lighten the spots and improve the texture of the skin.

What more can you ask from a mask for your patchy skin? So, get it today and make it a part of your skin care routine.

Pros

  • Hydrating.
  • Builds a protective layer on the skin.

Cons

  • Might clog the pores.

The Body Shop Vitamin E Sink-In Moisture Sleeping Mask

Body Shop is the high-end brand that is vegan which makes its every product worth buying. The Vitamin E Sink-in Moisture Sleeping Mask is no exception.

This mask is not only for those with dry skin, but it also benefits those with aging signs as it softens the skin and removes the fine lines anywhere on the face. The mask is very light in consistency and almost gel-like and therefore, does not even clog the pores. It settles deep into the skin and makes it soft and smooth like never before.

Plus, this mask comes with other skincare products that you can make a part of your skincare routine. You can buy those along and benefit from it greatly.

Pros

  • Lightweight.
  • Moisturizing.

Cons

  • Annoying scent.
  • Might not suit sensitive skin.

nügg Deep Hydration Face Mask

Are you looking for a mask that is best for dry skin and sensitive skin and is cruelty-free as well? If yes, nügg Deep Hydration Face Mask is the one for you.

This mask works best for dry to normal skin and consists of ingredients like Camellia seed oil and aloe extract that do not only hydrate the skin but also soothe it. The mask intensely hydrates the skin and locks the moisture into it. It consists of no parabens, dyes or scents that can cause irritation or chemical reaction. Therefore, the mask works like a charm for those with extra sensitive skin. Plus, it helps in de-stressing the skin as well.

The mask comes in small pods that are for one-time use only and therefore; you can even carry them while traveling and start your day with your mask routine.

Pros

  • Locks moistures into skin.
  • Cruelty-free.
  • Affordable.

Cons

  • Might clog the pores.

How to Choose the Right Face Mask for Your Dry Skin

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A face mask is important for all skin types and conditions as it helps in addressing the skin issues and nourishing it. Dry and parched skin carries a lot of dead skin cells accumulated on the skin which causes uneven texture and dullness of the tone. All these problems can be solved by selecting your face mask wisely.

Go for masks that can infuse more moisture into the skin and lock it. Any mask that causes the feeling of pulling and dries on the skin is not made for those with parched skin. Look for ingredients like essential oils and soothing agents as dry skin often gets easily irritated. Masks that are a blend of vitamins, minerals, butter, and oils usually work best for the dry and sensitive skin.

Plus, the leave-on masks are a very good choice for those with dry skin as they settle into the skin deeply and repair the damaged cells along with bringing more moisture to the pores. Make sure the night masks that you select are free from synthetic fragrances, dyes, parabens, alcohol and other irritating chemicals that can react to the skin.

Also, make sure the formula you go for is rich and creamy so that you get an immediate moisture boost.

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Tips to Make Your Face Mask More Effective

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You can apply your mask any way you want but following the right method will make it much more effective. Let us see what those steps are:

Cleanse the Face

Never apply your mask without cleansing your face beforehand. Make sure there are no makeup residues when you use the mask. Therefore, I would suggest you to use an oil-based cleanser to remove the makeup.

Exfoliate

Make sure there are no dry patches or dead skin blocking the way to the pores, otherwise the mask will not reach the pores and eventually be less effective. Therefore, use an exfoliating face wash and rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Take a Warm Bath

Taking a warm bath before you apply your mask will help prep the face and open the pores. This way the mask will effortlessly go deep into the skin and address the issues. You can also just press your face against a warm wet towel for that purpose.

Apply the Mask Evenly on the Face

Take a flat brush or use your fingers to apply the mask evenly on the face. In the end, apply a toner to lock the benefits of the mask.


Conclusion

I hope the reviews of the top 10 masks for dry skin have helped you find the one you have been longing for. All the masks discussed above are great in producing the desired results and giving an ultimate moisture boost to the patchy skin. However, if you ask me which one I would select for myself, it is going to be Laneige Water Sleeping Mask as it is an overnight mask. Plus, I believe in Korean skin care products more than anything as they are super efficient and affordable at the same time. I hope the small guide on how one can choose the right mask helps to make your pick too.