16 Best-Selling Japanese Face Masks For Every Skin Type
by Teni Wada | LIFESTYLE
These days, it seems like everyone is masking, especially here in Japan; but with literally hundreds (perhaps even thousands) of products on the market, how do you know which sheet mask is right for you? Here are a few tips on finding the best Japanese sheet mask for your skin type!
All-in-one sheet masks are very popular in Japan as they’re a great way to get the most out of your skincare regime when you’re pressed for time. While individually packaged face masks are found here, you’re more likely to encounter Japanese sheet masks sold in resealable packages or resealable plastic containers, which eliminates unnecessary waste.
Not to be overlooked, of course, is the Made in Japan label. Japanese skincare brands have expanded the variety of sheet masks by introducing products with a unique combination of ingredients that deliver just more than a boost in hydration – there are face masks for tackling fine lines, combating acne, evening out hyperpigmentation, and much more!
We’ve picked some of the most popular and effective Japanese face masks that you can buy on Amazon and arranged them by skin type: dry, oily, senstive or normal. So whatever you need, there’s a Japanese sheet mask that has you covered!
Sheet Masks for Dry Skin
1. Facial Treatment Mask SK-II
For parched, dry skin with an seemingly unquenchable thirst, hydrate with SK-II Facial Treatment sheet mask. Each individually packaged mask is saturated with 30 milliliters of toner rich in SK-II’s signature ingredient, a fermented yeast extract called pitera that has rightfully earned the brand worldwide recognition as users praise their revitalized and dewy skin.
2. Clear Turn Moist Charge Eye Zone Mask by Kose
Take action against problem areas on your face with Kose Clear Turn Moist Charge. These applique-like sheet masks are contoured to fit the areas surrounding the eyes and mouth and nourish through a combination of hyaluronic acid, elastin, collagen, glycerin, and astaxanthin.
3. Rose of Versailles Big Capacity Night Treatment Mask by Creer
Featuring the instantly recognizable artwork of Riyoko Ikeda and her shojo manga series, Rose of Versailles, this resealable package of 30 cosmetic face masks contains a intensive night time serum that boasts both pearl and gold extract. Use right before going to bed for hydrated skin that glows in the morning.
4. Golden Jelly 3 Sheet Mask Royal Jelly by PREMIUM PUReSA
Pamper your inner queen bee with a Japanese face mask loaded with two types of royal jelly, the regal meal that stimulates collagen production in the skin. Squalane, ceramide, and eights types of amino acids exchange the moisturizing properties of royal jelly, creating a sheet mask that gently nourishes for hours.
Sheet Masks for Oily or Acne-Prone Skin
5. Clear Turn Essence Hyaluronic Acid Facial Mask by Kose
Manage your oily skin and fight breakouts with Kose’s Clear Turn Essence Hyaluronic Acid sheet masks. Hyaluronic acid is a hydrating yet lightweight moisturizer that will not clog your pores, nor will it add excess oil to your skin. The slits in the sheet mask ensure that the cloth evenly covers the surface of your skin.
6. Hadabisei Moisture Penetration Mask
Hadabisei Acne Mask is a fragrance- and dye-free mask that keeps acne at bay. Unlike traditional sheet masks, these are on the dry side as they're light on essence. However, the anti-inflammatory ingredients, vitamin c and green tea extract, work together to reduce acne scarring.
7. Shikon Anti-Imperfection Sensitive Skin Soothing & Hydrating Mask
Shikon, a unique purple-hued grass root native to China, has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that effectively heal acne-prone skin. It also improves the elasticity and moisture content of the skin. Shikon users report visibly clearer skin with repeated use.
8. Rohto Melano CC Intensive Repair Face Mask
The specially formulated, citrus scented vitamin C essence in these masks brightens and evens out the skin tone and scarring from acne by penetrating deep into the skin. As an added bonus, Rohto Melano CC Intensive Repair Face Masks control the production of melanin, reducing hyperpigmentation.
Sheet Masks for Sensitive Skin
9. Clear Turn Essence Collagen Facial Mask by Kose
Finding the best Japanse sheet mask for sensitive skin can be a challenge, but if you have 5 minutes to sopre, then Kose Clear Turn Essence Collagen might be the one for you. It delivers soft and supple skin by eliminating the time needed for this sheet mask to work its magic. Its formula is also low in acidity, making it less likely to irritate the skin.
10. Koi-Gokujyun 3D Perfect Mask by Hada Labo
A simple skincare routine is best for those with sensitive skin and all-in-one-masks are a safe option. These sheet masks from Hada Labo, Japan’s additive-free skincare brand, give you the benefits of six different products: toner, milk lotion, serum, night cream, sheet mask, and eye mask. Its nourishing essence contains a concentrated blend of collagen, creamide, squalane, and various hyaluronic acids.
11. New Pink Face Mask by Lululun
What would a list of the best Japanese face masks be without a mention of the country's beloved and international hit Lululun series? Gentle enough for daily use, the balance moisture pink version features ingredients that deliver moisture and elasticity without overwhelming sensitive skin.
12. Mandom Barrier Repair Facial Mask by Gatsby
Delicate and sensitive skin is easily irritated by dyes, fragrances, and preservatives. You won’t find any of those ingredients in Mandom Barrier Repair Facial Masks. It uses hyaluronic acid and collagen to form a barrier-like layer on the skin that locks in moisture.
Sheet Masks for Normal Skin
13. All in One Sheet Mask by Quality 1st
An all-in-one sheet mask that includes 35 different ingredients, just one Quality First sheet mask hydrates the skin by acting as a toner, serum, and milky lotion. Paraben-free and packaged in an attractive striped pink resealable container that holds 50 sheet masks, they’re perfect for daily morning and evening use.
14. Minon Amino Moist Face Mask by Miilbon
Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and perform a variety of critical functions in the human body. Minon Amino Moist sheet masks uses nine different amino acids and hyaluronic acid to provide intense moisture and hydration to the skin. Use when you want to give your skin a extra boost in moisture.
15. Rice Mask by Keana Nadeshiko
Made from rice harvested in Japan, Okome no Masuku (literally rice mask) minimizes the appearance of enlarged pores while nourishing your skin. If you’ve ever wanted to experience the Japanese skincare phenomenon of mochi hada (rice cake skin) try this product. The remaining essence creates a curiously sticky texture that makes you feel as if you’re touching freshly made rice cakes.
16. Anti-Aging Facial Sheet Mask by Hada Labo Tokyo
Even if you’re not ready to incorporate anti-aging products into your skincare routine, this highly rated sheet mask from Hada Labo, Japan’s best-selling skincare brand, is clinically proven to raise skin hydration levels in as little as 10 minutes. Free of harsh irritants like dyes, fragrances, and parabens, each mask is drenched in 20 milliliters of anti-aging serum.
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