12 Brightening Masks That Give Instant Results (We Tried Them)

Face masks are having a major moment—and so is radiant skin (hi, strobing!). While it's possible to achieve a glowing complexion sans makeup, some of us need a little boost to get there. That's where brightening masks come in. Packed with antioxidants and other good-for-you ingredients, they nourish and hydrate skin, all while reducing redness, inflammation, and dark spots. Below we've rounded up seven of our favorite brightening masks that give you a luxurious, spa-like experience from the comfort of your couch—and instantly make your skin look brighter.

Brighten up: Click into the gallery to see our picks.