Sheet Masks Are Old News, but These Little-Known Brands Are Not

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Yes, sheet masks are old news, but that doesn't mean there aren't a whole gang of skin-perfectors you've never heard of still waiting to be discovered. Beyond what you can pick up in a pharmacy, (or Priceline—like these outstanding drugstore masks), you'll find a ton of little-known brands hiding out on K-beauty shopping sites. Many are at the forefront of skincare technology, utilising materials like bamboo and coconut gel to infuse the skin with as much goodness as possible. Packed with active ingredients, and dressed up in impossibly cute packaging, they're worth a lot more than they cost. Where else could you snap up a treatment that does wonders for your skin for just $2?

From brightening sheet masks perfect for pepping up dull and dehydrated winter skin, to ones that visibly zap blackheads, fade discoloration and more, no matter your skin issue there's something here for you. 

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J. One Jelly Pack Luminous Mask $8

This bamboo charcoal sheet masks pulls toxins and debris from the skin, at the same time infusing it with nutrient-rich propolis, and fermented tea extract.

Make P:rem Comfort Me. Air Mask $5

Named after the oxygen-rich water that makes up the bulk of its ingredients, this "air mask" is all about healing dry skin and boosting overall moisture levels.

Cosrx Holy Moly Snail Mask $5

Packed with snail mucin (a rich source of elastin, hyaluronic acid, and glycolic acid), and red ginseng water, reach for this mask when your skin needs plumping and firming.

Mizon Enjoy Vital-Up Time Soothing Mask $3.50

A nourishing blend of healing lavender extract, vitamin E, and hyaluronic acid works to soothe irritation and redness, whilst also restoring optimal hydration levels.

Caolion Freshly Hydro Sheet Mask $10

Designed to strengthen the skin by locking in moisture, this jelly-like mask bolsters your complexion's defenses over time. A good preventative if you're prone to irritation during winter.

Cremorlab Witch Hazel Pore Control Mask $8

Not just for those prone to acne, this mask helps balance oil production in all skin types. Infused with pore tightening witch hazel and gotu kola (a herb believed to soothe irritation), it's a perfect all in one.

Saturday Skin Spotlight Brightening Mask $8

Bilberry, licorice and lotus extracts help to reduce dark spots and discoloration for a more even skin tone. Bonus: If you like a dewy makeup finish, it's perfect for priming the skin pre-foundation.

Adaline Keep Cool Ocean Mask $7

Truth be told we're mainly into this mask for it's Instagrammable packaging... That said, it also offers a dose of hydration courtesy of mineral-rich deep sea water and potent antioxidants sourced from the ocean.

Meg. Two Step Jelly Mask $8

After instant results? This 2-step exfoliating mask works right before your eyes. First, swipe the AHA swab all over to tackle blackheads and dead skin, then pop on the hydrating sheet mask to soothe and hydrate.

Tosowoong Pure Blueberry Mask $3

According to the brand, using this delicious mask is the equivalent of applying a full bottle of serum. Blueberries are extremely rich in vitamins A, C, E making this treatment a good one for tackling fine lines and dullness.

May Coop Raw Sheet $8

Maple water—it's not just for drinking. This cult favorite infuses skin with the hero ingredient's hydrating properties, pepping up a tired, sallow complexion in minutes.

Wish Formula Blackhead & Blackmask Home Spa Kit $4

Not your average mask offering, this 3-step kit also includes an extraction stick and serum. The mask itself helps dissolve blackheads, which you then remove using the stick. Finish off with a few drops of serum for super-clear pores.

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