These Creepy Face Masks Are Perfect For Staying In On Halloween

Some people thrive on Halloween: They look forward to crafting a solid costume and find joy in schlepping from one party to another to show it off. They might even bask in the glory of their annual workplace costume contest. Others aren't as invested.

If you fall into the latter group — that is, the I'd-rather-stay-home-and-binge-Stranger-Things cohort — then you're in luck, because this story was made for you. As great as this holiday is, sometimes you just need a night of ghoulish R&R. That doesn't mean you can't get in the Halloween spirit though — especially if it means simultaneously pampering yourself.

To celebrate falling into the couch-loving group myself, I took six Halloween-ready masks for a test drive. Sure, you may not be able to wear these out (I really wouldn't recommend leaving them on longer than the recommended time) but at least you'll get a good 'gram.

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Think of this mask as your frothiest cleanser on steroids. Smooth the clear gel onto your face and watch it slowly turn you into a human bubble bath (or snowman, you pick). There's one caveat, though: The bubbles hang around for less than ten minutes so be sure to snap your photos quickly. Perhaps a time lapse 'gram is best?
e.l.f Bubble Mask, $14.00 Buy
Your friends may be hitting the bars tonight, but you'll be belting "Defying Gravity" into your hairbrush with the help of this opaque, green mask. Who's winning Halloween? Sounds like you are.
GlamGlow GravityMud Mask, $29.00 Buy
Who needs to go to a masquerade ball when you can don this yogurt-infused, lace face mask instead? Not only does it exfoliate and hydrate with lactic and hyaluronic acid, but it's loaded with so much serum that you can squeeze out the excess to use all over your body.
Dermovia Lace Your Face Mask, $55.00 Buy
This mask has gentle — but vey effective — exfoliating benefits that make it worth every penny. Plus, if you've ever wanted to take a Kim-Kardashian-does-the-vampire-facial selfie without having to do the actual deed, this mask comes pretty close.
Renée Rouleau Triple Berry Smoothing Peel, $86.50 Buy
Tin Man, Silver Surfer, an alien...there's a myriad of different characters you can moonlight as with this metallic mask. Pro tip: Slather this puppy on thick, especially toward the perimeter of your face, which will make removal easier.
Memebox Disco Kitten Mask, $23.00 Buy
This mask is definitely the scariest of the bunch. It gives me Freddy Krueger/House of Wax vibes all at once. It also leaves skin visibly brighter, so it's a win-win.

Hanacure The All-In-One Facial Starter, $29, available at Hanacure.
Hanacure The All-In-One Facial - Starter, $29.00 Buy
appearance by Ashley Laylock; hosted by Mi-Anne Chan.
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