By the time spring arrives, your skin is thirsty, craving the moisture it was robbed of during the harsh cold months. The solution: a periodic mask treatment, the clean and simple way to hydrate that post-freeze face. Once one of man's best-kept grooming secrets, the mask has cracked the mainstream -- hence those hot guys flooding social media with clay-covered selfies. It's official: There's no longer shame in embracing your inner Patrick Bateman. Here, six face-saving masks we can get behind.
FOR THE TREE-HUGGER
YouthMud Tinglexfoliate Treatment by GlamGlow With its green tea extract and sea clay, this twice-a-week treatment concentrate is a safe alternative to a chemical peel. 1.7 oz., $69, GlamGlowMud.com
Intensive Hydrating Masque by Aveda A classic option that really delivers, thanks to soothing lavender and rosewater. 5 oz., $24, Aveda.com
FOR THE BUSY URBANITE
Urban Blue Detox Clay Mask by Lab Series This addition to the Lab Series collection made its debut at the latest New York Men's Fashion Week, so consider it your new go-to for that youthful model look. 3.4 oz., $30, LabSeries.com (available in March)
Clay Mask by Baxter of California Itching for that feeling of mud drying up your blemishes? Stick to the basics and get your baby face back with this mixture of kaolin clay, avocado oil, and aloe juice. 4 oz., $20, BaxterofCalifornia.com
FOR THE GLOWING-FEEDBACK SEEKER
Radiance Renewal Mask by REN After using this aptly named, honey-like gel, be ready for a torrent of compliments on your dazzling mug. 1.7 oz., $55, RENSkincare.com
Tan Perfecting Enzyme Peel Mask by James Read Re-enact everyone's favorite scene from American Psycho (above) with this enzyme peel-off mask, designed to give you a sun-kissed shimmer. 2.6 oz., $22, available at Sephora.com
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