Spring has arrived and is calling on a definite face cleanse before the summer of bare faces! Although they may look a little odd, and terrifying to start with, the results are definitely worth the 15 minutes of embarrassment. Face masks are essential as a quick remedy for dehydrated skin in need of some revitalisation and pampering. Here are five of The Sphinx’s favourite face masks- tried and tested by our very own team.

1. Sanctuary Spa Purifying Charcoal Bubble Sheet Mask

The combination of charcoal and oxygen helps to deeply cleanse pores and purify skin to leave it revitalised. Perfect for an at home facial to eliminate excess oil, freshen skin and help pores appear less visible. The bubbles help to remove the dirt and pollution clogged into pores. Available at Boots.com, for one at £3.33.


2. Garnier Moisture Bomb Chamomile Hydrating Face Sheet Mask 

A saviour for those suffering with dry skin, this face mask is formulated to soothe and soften sensitive skin types. One mask provides one week of hydrating care with the replenishing ingredients like chamomile that works to calm the skin. The face mask is super-hydrating and easy to apply and remove in just 15 minutes. Available at Boots.com for £1.99.


3. L’Oreal Paris Pure Clay Blemish Rescue Face Mask 

The ideal choice for spot prone skin. A combination of three pure clays and marine algae extract unclogs blackheads and leaves the skin smooth and fresh. The anti-blemish properties help fight imperfections and the creamy texture applies easily over skin. It is recommended the face masks is used twice a week in order to for the skin to properly benefit. Available at Boots.com for £6.39.

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4. Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask 

A 100% vegan option helps draws out any impurities for healthy glowing skin. A combination of bamboo charcoal, green tea leaves and organic tea tree oil revives your skin to leave it with a youthful look. Available from The Body Shop for £17.00.


5. Ethiopian Honey Deep Nourishing Mask 

The honey, marula and olive oils make the most indulgent face masks that nourishes deeply into the skin. A beautiful scent and the moisturising ingredients creates a luxurious pampering experience. It helps to replenish and restore to leave your skin feeling smoother and softer in minutes. Available at The Body Shop for £17.00.


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