It's important to follow the directions on the package, because some masks have active ingredients that should only be left on the skin for a certain amount of time (like the sulfur in Amino Mask or the kaolin clay in Restorative Clay). Often, these masks are left on for 10-15 minutes to receive the full benefits from active ingredients, but it is important to follow the directions. However, there are many masks that are much more flexible too.
Have you ever put on a facial mask before bed, only to fall asleep in it? Certain masks can leave your skin feeling dry and irritated if you leave them on too long, but overnight masks can be left on however long you want – you can even fall asleep in them. These masks are often soothing, hydrating, and reparative. Here are our two favorite overnight masks:
Best Overnight Mask for Dry Skin:Collagen Rehab
This is one of the best overnight masks because it helps support collagen and elastin performance, so lines appear filled, skin looks firmer and acts years younger. Plus, it saturates skin to create a discernable moisture barrier that lasts up to 72 hours. When you remove this mask, skin looks instantly renewed, dewy and firmer. This can also double as a lip mask and left on overnight as an intensive treatment.