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All The Face Masks You Need For A Little More "You Time" In 2017


Between Darby’s fashion studies and my writing gigs keeping each of us very busy, we’ve been on another level with our stress rates recently. Given that January is a month where everyone’s trying to start fresh and stick to those resolutions, we figured we can’t be the only ones freaking out lately.

But, when you get that way, all you can really try and do is take some time just to breathe deeply and take a moment to relax. Trust us, we know it’s easier said than done. We’ll be here right along with you steady trying to make an effort to do that more.

So, in the spirit of relaxation, we’ve rounded up some of the best face masks to do at home because really, who has time to go and get a facial — no matter how badly you need/deserve it?

These face masks need to be on your face for about 20 minutes, so when you slather them on, take those 20 minutes and do something for you. Listen to music, have a mini solo dance party, enjoy a laugh sesh, online shop, scroll through Pinterest — whatever keeps you sane, you know?

Meanwhile, if all of this stress has been causing breakouts, the face mask will take care of that. Your skin needs a break just as badly as you do, you know?

1. Pore Tightening Mask

Egg Cream Mask Pore Tightening, $6, Sephora

This mask combats oiliness and enlarged pores and works to clarify that stressed out skin of yours!

2. Brightening Mask

Herbivore Botanicals Pineapple Enzyme + Gem Stone Mask, $48, Revolve Clothing

This fruity concoction is just what you need to give your face that well-needed break. Just slather this on and imagine you're sitting on a beach somewhere!

3. Red Wine Sheet Mask

Tonymoly I'm Real Red Win Mask Sheet, $3, Urban Outfitters

Pour yourself a glass to match your mask. The more red wine in your life, the better!

4. Refreshing Mask

Mega Greens Galxy Pack, $22, Glossier

Let this minty mask sit on your skin for at least 20 minutes, and you'll feel mega refreshed afterwards. Take our word for it, this is the perfect afternoon pick-me-up!

5. Revitalizing Mask

Don't Look At Me Fresh Face Mask, $12.95, Lush Cosmetics

This scrub removes dead skin and uses lemon to tone and make for a radiant complexion. Here's to a whole new (less stressed out) you!

6. Coconut Oil-Balancing Mask

Cocovit Coconut Charcoal Face Mask, $38, Anthropologie

Coconut oil smells amazing and is also great for the skin. Pair that with charcoal, which, according to the product description is a magnet for toxins and excess oil, you've got a face mask that will get your skin balanced and fresh-looking. Just what you needed, huh?

Here’s to creating a little more you time from here on out in 2017!

--Labels and Lacquer girls