Self-care for self-isolation

Self-care while you self-isolate
With time on our hands and beauty salons closed, now ‘s the time to pamper yourself with a face mask at home.

Face masks are all the rage in skincare right now, from sheet masks to overnight solutions, and there has never been a better time to treat yourself to a little self-care. We’ve rounded up some essential, must-have masks for your next pamper session that will leave your skin with some serious glow. Here are our top 10 favourites:

1 Glow Recipe watermelon glow sleeping mask, $72; Mecca


Lovers of Korean beauty products, this one’s for you! This delightfully scented mask from Glow Recipe packs a major hydration punch.

2 Go-To Skincare transformazing sheet mask, $9 each or $45 set of six; Mecca,


Use before your makeup for a full-on, radiating glow; our beauty editor’s favourite!

3 Paula’s Choice super hydrate overnight mask, $42;


A new one from much-loved brand Paula’s Choice, this mask works as you snooze to reset and nourish your skin.

4 Alya Skin pink perfect clay mask, $49.99; Priceline


We adore a pink product, and this clay mask is no exception. It detoxifies, tightens pores and extracts nasties from your skin – hello, gorgeous!

5 Frank Body glow mask, $21.95;


From the creators of the famed coffee body scrub, this mask promises to be “sleep in a bottle”. Use as a five-minute mask on your tired face.

6 The Ordinary salicylic acid 2% masque, $21.90; Deciem


From the ever-affordable cult brand The Ordinary, this mask tackles tone and textural issues, using charcoal and clay to smooth, clear and refresh the face.

7 Summer Fridays jet lag mask, $77; Mecca


Just because you can’t ascertain some jet lag right now does not mean you can’t use this dreamy jet lag mask. It soothes and nourishes stressed-out skin and leaves in its wake some seriously luminous skin.

8 Aceology frosé infusion gel mask, $64 set of four;


This pink mask from Aceology not only looks good, it’s got botanicals to replenish your face and keep you looking fresh. With a natural rose petal infusion, the mask also reduces redness and aids recovery from environmental stress, all while being totally #instaworthy.

9 Peter Thomas Roth 24K gold mask, $140;


This uber-luxe mask from Peter Thomas Roth promises an ‘opulent, radiant glow’, infused with pure 24K gold and colloidal gold to firm and lift the skin.

10 NIP + Fab Vitamin C fix face mask, $12 each; Priceline,

nip fab face mask

2020’s skincare hero Vitamin C takes pride of place in this sheet mask from NIP + FAB. Leave on for 15 minutes for a glowing complexion.

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