It’s that time…you still want to believe it’s summer; your skin (and its impending dryness) is telling you it’s fall. Whether you want to soothe your skin after all that summer fun in the sun or simply seeking an extra dose of moisture and TLC in lieu of the season change, let the best moisturizing face masks save the day!
Putting your best face forward doesn’t need to break the bank though! Designed to replenish much-needed moisture, these tried and true drugstore face masks for dry skin provide intense hydration and revive a dull complexion — without a hefty price tag or time commitment.
Ready to get glowing, dewy skin? Scroll through and prepare yourself for a moisture makeover with these miracle workers (all under $20) that only require a quick at-home appointment with yourself!
Give your skin a boost of glow while you snooze with this creamy overnight mask that helps quench stressed, sun damaged skin.Infused with antioxidants, floral cells, quinoa and mushroom extract, it leaves skin soft and supple while the aromatherapeutic benefits aid in relaxation.
The no-rinse, non-greasy, non-sticky formula won’t transfer to your pillow but leaves skin bright and beautiful. It’s 100% vegan and cruelty-free. I LOVE this mask for my naturally dry skin and also mentioned it in my Fall Skincare Must-Haves to revitalize and repair sun-damaged skin.
2. Olay Active Botanicals Overnight Moisture Mask ($14.99)
Extra-dry skin needs an extra boost of moisture and that’s exactly what this lush mask offers! Use this moisturizing treatment twice a week, in place of your night cream to give your skin a surge of moisture, while you catch up on your beauty sleep.
The oil-free, no mess formula features a special Snow Mushroom hydra complex that helps put dry skin to bed.
3. Pixi Nourishing Sleep Mask ($20)
Blended with jojoba and lavender oil plus hyaluronic acid, this deeply hydrating leave-in overnight mask nourishes and soothes skin while you sleep, leaving it silky-smooth to the touch.
Simply apply a thin layer onto clean skin as the last step in your nighttime skincare routine and it also seals in any serum or treatment applied underneath. This is also a great in-flight skin-saver! Apply before flight & leave on for as long as you want to lock in moisture.
4. Yes to Coconut Ultra Hydrating Facial Mask ($15.99)
This indulgent 10-minute mask delivers maximum moisture with a decadent blend of deeply hydrating virgin coconut and avocado oils and detoxifying natural clay.
Slather it on, put up your feet and enjoy your mini moisturizing break! You can even leave it on overnight to recuperate and re-hydrate very dry skin. This is also a long time favorite of mine…full review here.
Just as the name suggests, this chocolate scented face mask is a moisturizing treat for dry skin! Loaded with pure dark cocoa, abundant in antioxidants and amino acids, as well as coffee extract, organic avocado oil, and resveratrol CoQ10, it nourishes and deeply conditions for luscious, soft, smooth skin that glows. The formula is free of added perfumes or essential oils.
With the deeply hydrating hyaluronic acid as its star ingredient, this intensive moisture mask delivers long-lasting hydration for all skin types. The formula blends antioxidant-rich olive and green tea, avocado, jojoba oil, aloe and vitamin E that nourish and soften while hyaluronic acid plumps the skin to smooth out fine lines.
It’s 100% vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, mineral oil-free, and GMO-free.
7. e.l.f. Cosmetics Hydrating Gel Mask ($12)
Infused with purified water, aloe, coconut and chia seed, this cooling face mask soothes, nourishes and helps revitalize skin for a healthy looking glow. The formula is vegan and free of Parabens, Sulfates, and Phthalates.
8. Andalou Naturals Pumpkin Honey Glycolic Mask ($11.99)
Whether you’re looking for a deep clean or a dewy glow, this pumpkin puree based mask will get your dull skin back on track! Blended with manuka honey, Vitamin C, glycolic AHA and organic pumpkin rich in beta-carotene, this face mask gently exfoliates and smooths while moisturizing to leave your complexion looking bright and beautiful!
9. Boots No7 Beautiful Skin Hydration Mask ($16.99)
Perfect for dry to very dry skin, this ultra-moisturizing face mask delivers an extra helping of hydration with a blend of glycerin, cocoa butter ceramides and Vitamin E and C. You can wash it off after 10 minutes or apply a thin layer and leave overnight for an intensive moisture boost.
Dry, dehydrated skin is no match for this powerful pod! This little guy packs a big punch in just 5 to 15 minutes with the help of camellia seed oil, spirulina extract, aloe juice and glycerin to intensely hydrate.
The 94% natural formula applies like a smooth gel and made without petrochemicals, synthetic fragrances or colors and parabens. Each of the 5 facial masks in the pack comes in a single serve (and travel-friendly!) capsule that protects the formula from oxidation.
11. Miss Spa Hydrate Sheet Mask ($1.99)
If you are into facial sheet masks, this affordable beauty buy is just what you need for a relaxing at-home spa treatment. Not only does it quench dry skin’s thirst but also makes tired skin look revitalized and refreshed in just 20 minutes!
So, these are my favorite drugstore face-masks for dull, dry skin…hope you find this roundup useful!
As I’ve mentioned before, I have dry skin but it also happens to be acne-prone (so frustrating!!) In case you are also struggling with pesky pimples like me, check out my list of the top drugstore face masks for acne-prone skin plus some expert skincare tips for acne…you wouldn’t want to miss it!
What’s your favorite moisturizing face mask? I’d love to hear about your top picks in the comments below!
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