Combine the last few months of sun exposure with the gradual sluggishness that starts to set in as the days shorten and the central heating kicks in, and you get skin in need of an extra level of treatment.
Here’s our pick of the top new face masks of the season, to boost circulation, hydration, elasticity and tone…
La Mer’s new Lifting and Firming Mask can be left on all night and contains a potent marine broth that works to improve the skin’s density and elasticity, (NZ$350 / AU$300).
The new Anti-Ageing Leave on Mask from Nimue is ultra ultra moisturizing. It contains Cyclotetrapeptide-24, a key ingredient for rejuvenation, and can be left on through the night for intense nourishment, (NZ$69 / AU$99).
Ultraceuticals’ have just launched two new masks, an Ultra Replenishing Mask and an Ultra Energising Mask. The latter is fantastic for waking up tired and stressed skin, and contains caffeine, vitmin E and provitamin B5, (NZ$75 / AU$65).
Trilogy’s new Mineral Radiance Mask is designed for deep cleansing and contains kaolin clay, which is high in minerals and trace elements, along with nourishing evening primrose and organic rosehip oils, (NZ$35.90 / AU$28).
Ice Elements’ 2 Minute Miracle Gel does what it says. Claiming to be an exfoliant, cleanser, toner, skin brightener, hydrator, pore minimizer and primer in one – this light gel contains algae, aloe and Antarcticine® (a protein derivative that attracts water) leaves the skin feeling fresh and glowing, (AU$54.95)