The Best New Face Masks At Sephora — For Your Skin Type

Photographed by Erin Yamagata.
Whether they’re made of oil-absorbing clay, hydrating gel, or something called “black bee propolis,” face masks are the go-to shortcut to hitting the reset button on life. (Kind of like a hot bath, except a lot less likely to run up your water bill.)
A good face mask can transform not just your skin, but also your outlook on life, at least temporarily. It promises a better future, one with fewer clogged pores and softened wrinkles and a “brightened complexion,” whatever that means. Wash away the day’s makeup, slather on a generous amount of whichever mask you’ve chosen, and lie back. Put on a meditation app. Don’t worry about the dishes.
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And if you really want to make a change, why not try something new? Here, the seven best new face masks at Sephora right now — including the perfect one for your skin type. Go ahead and add that extra element of mystery, the hanging question of if this will be the one that revolutionizes your skin-care routine. You’ll never know until you try.
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For Acne-Prone Skin

Not your average clay mask: This creamy, salicylic acid-infused formula has everything you need to scrub away blackheads, absorb pore-clogging impurities, and get clearer, more refreshed skin, all without drying.

Philosophy Purity Made Simple Pore Extractor Mask, $35, available at Sephora.
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For Irritable Skin

This gel mask, which uses organic chamomile to instantly soothe and revitalize a stressed-out complexion, is basically the skin-care version of a 911 call.

Belif The True Tincture Mask – Chamomile, $36, available at Sephora.
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For Aging Skin

Fine lines and lackluster skin are no match for this potent overnight anti-aging mask. The ingredient list reads more like an expensive tasting menu — red wine, black cumin seed, black truffle, black bee propolis, black pearl — than a serum formula, and we're completely on board with that.

J.One Black Jelly Pack, $47, available at Sephora.
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For Dry Skin

This nourishing mask only feels lightweight — it's a heavy-hitter when it comes to moisture, with star ingredients like aloe vera and provitamin B5 providing intense hydration without heaviness.

Ole Henriksen Berry Nurturing Gel Mask, $36, available at Sephora.
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For Dull Skin

In just three minutes, this exfoliating gel leaves skin refreshed and radiant, as if you've just slept eight full hours, then drank the recommended daily amount of ice water, without actually doing either of those things.

Dior Hydra Life Glow Better Fresh Jelly Mask, $69, available at Sephora.
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For Oily Skin

Instead of zapping the skin of its natural oils and creating a vicious cycle that results in more oil, reach for this does-it-all mask. The whipped formula uses a combination of pure argan oil and Moroccan clay to clarify and brighten skin without drying or causing breakouts.

Josie Maran Whipped Mud Mask Argan Hydrating and Detoxifying Treatment, $48, available at Sephora.
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For Dehydrated Skin

Fun to use and effective, this airy, weightless mask foams and cools on contact to instantly energize and hydrate skin with its proprietary H2 Energy Complex.

Perricone MD H2 Elemental Energy Firming Foam Mask, $50, available at Sephora.
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