7 Sheet Masks That Will Save Your Skin While Traveling

We know the search for the right beauty and wellness products can seem endless. And trying to pick out the best face masks for your skin? Well, that’s a whole different genre of decision-making in and of itself. Since the sheet mask trend took off a few years ago, skin care companies have been churning out new effective and efficient masks right and left. It’s hard to keep track.

But we’ve got good news. We’re going to introduce you to our favorite top-rated masks for every kind of traveler, those that simply need a spot in your carry-on! So, let’s get down to it.

Here the best picks for treating your skin to a mini-facial, no matter where you are!

Oh, and pro tip: Stick your mask in the freezer for a few minutes before use to feel even more refreshed with it on.

Collagen Sheet Mask

If you’re suffering from extra-dry skin after a long day in the sun, in the winter wind, or just in general, this Aqua Collagen Mask from beloved Korean beauty brand Dr. G will save the day. It uses collagen peptides, hyaluronic acid, and soothing aloe vera to hydrate and firm the skin for a freshened-up glow.

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Charcoal Sheet Mask

Here’s what a charcoal mask will address: Excess oil? Check. Acne? Check. Pores that need tightening? Check, check, check. We recommend the Boscia Charcoal Pore-Minimizing Bio-Cellulose Mask, which uses black bamboo charcoal and hydrating sodium hyaluronate to give your well-traveled skin a dewy and clear complexion.

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Brightening and Revitalizing Sheet Mask

If you finally make it to your hotel and look in the bathroom mirror to see a dull, tired version of your face staring back at you, you’ll want to have a brightening mask on hand. Our favorite is Shiseido’s Benefiance Pure Retinol Intensive Revitalizing Face Mask, which utilizes retinol and Cholera plant extract to help the skin’s recovery process after a dehydrating and, often, stuffy journey on various modes of transportation. The mask is split into a lower half and upper half and will deliver a richly reviving concoction to the skin, leaving it glowy, dewy, and bright.

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For Breakouts and Oily Skin

Say bye-bye to all those pesky impurities that tend to clog pores when you’re on the go (dirt in the air, sweat, toxins) with a mud mask like the Patchology SmartMud No-mess Mud Masque. It uses volcanic mud to draw out all those icky things from your pores, tightening them along the way, and leaving your skin feeling firm, fresh, and energized.

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Under-eye Sheet Mask

Make no mistake; the size of these tiny Patchology Restoring Night Gels is by no means is reflective of their power. This under-eye mask set packs a real punch. Using a combination of retinol and castor oil, they address puffiness and dryness around the delicate eye area, as well as wrinkles and fine lines, leaving you looking just as well-rested as you’ll wish you actually were after an eight-hour flight.

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Moisturizing Sheet Mask

There’s one sheet mask that seems to top every best-seller list: SK-II’s Facial Treatment Mask. Both J.Lo and Chrissy Teigen use it when they fly and, well, enough said. Chock-full of ingredients that provide intense hydration — like pitera, a bio-ingredient pumped with vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, this award-winning mask delivers a level of moisture that can stand up to dry airplane air.

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Sheet Masks for Sensitive Skin

Preparing for travel when you have sensitive skin can be… exciting (read: totally anxiety-inducing). You never quite know how your skin will react to any given climate. The good news is: there’s a sheet mask for that. If you’re looking for a way to gently hydrate, brighten, and soothe your skin, try the Avéne Soothing Sheet Mask, which combats puffiness and dryness thanks to luscious thermal spring water. It’s also alcohol- and fragrance-free, so there’s very little risk for irritation.

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