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The Best Hydrating Face Masks For Dry Skin

By Rebecca Jenkinson - 2 years ago | Updated
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Is your complexion feeling dry, dull and tired? Don’t fret. With a little beauty TLC you can quench your skin’s thirst and boost radiance from the comfort of your own home.

No, we’re not talking about drinking more water (which you should definitely still do), but applying a nourishing, hydrating and moisture-boosting face mask. Whether it’s a sheet mask, cream or gel formula, there’s a product for every type of dry skin sufferer.

That’s why at Cosmetify headquarters we’ve put together our list of the very best hydrating face masks for dry skin. Enjoy!

ELEMIS Pro-Collagen Marine Mask

ELEMIS Pro-Collagen Marine Mask

£37.79 £52.00 (28% off)

For the biggest hydration boost, look no further than the ELEMIS Pro-Collagen Marine Mask. The winning combination of ingredients rejuvenate dry, irritated skin.

Plus it leaves a soft layer that protects your complexion against environmental aggressors. This helps your skin stay safe, while feeling soft, supple and oh-so-sexy.

Drunk Elephant F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial Hydrating Mask

Drunk Elephant F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial Hydrating Mask


Indulge in this cult-favourite face mask from Drunk Elephant – think extra hydrating and extra nourishing. Star ingredients include squalane, ceramides, prickly pear extract and lots of antioxidants. This cocktail of skincare saviours helps soothe your dry, stressed out skin in an instant.

Not to mention, the famous F-Balm is free from all the nasties, with no fragrance, essential oils or silicones. Win-win!

Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask

Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask


Sometimes your skin needs that spa moment, but just at home with a good cup of tea by your side and Netflix on the TV.

This Summer Fridays Jet Lag Mask will help you achieve that much-needed zen. The ultra-hydrating formula helps quench the skin's thirst, while mild face exfoliating extracts help lift away any dullness. Skin feels radiant, moisturised and clearer with a single use.

GLAMGLOW Thirstymud Hydrating Treatment

GLAMGLOW Thirstymud Hydrating Treatment

£13.10 £16.00 (19% off)

For a more indulgent face mask, try out this one from GLAMGLOW. Famed for their glamorous skin care, this creation packs a punch and looks the part with its snazzy packaging.

The mud mask harnesses the power of botanicals, such as ginger root and coconut fruit extract, to replenish your dry, dull skin. Your complexion will be left positively glowing – what more could you want?

Garnier Moisture Bomb Tissue Mask

Blemishes plus dry skin equals one big nightmare, right? Well we’ve found the perfect solution. This is one of the best hydrating face mask sheets, which seamlessly fits to the curves of your face.

Enriched with antioxidant green tea and nourishing hyaluronic acid, it hydrates the skin while also reducing the appearance of enlarged pores. Plus, the small price tag means you don't have to break the bank to get beautiful skin.

Saturday Skin Quench Intense Hydration Mask

Refreshing takes on a new meaning with this treat from Saturday Skin. This face sheet mask locks in the moisturise and is the perfect way to soothe, cool and smooth dry skin.

Sheet masks are not only a fun thing to do on a sleepy Sunday afternoon, but they’re also great pre-makeup skin treatments so your foundation and concealer applies seamlessly.

Omorovicza Midnight Radiance Mask

Can’t be bothered to mask? Hydrate your skin while you sleep with the Omorovicza Midnight Radiance Mask. Slather this gel formula on before you hit the hay and it gets to work throughout the night so you feel nourished and hydrated come the morning.

Clinique Moisture Surge Overnight Mask

Clinique Moisture Surge Overnight Mask

£25.95 £36.00 (28% off)

Another overnight mask you need to get your hands on is this one from the Moisture Surge collection from Clinique. Rich in antioxidants, this mask nurtures your precious complexion by strengthening your skin's natural moisture barrier - ideal for dry skin sufferers.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask

More often than not, dry skin is accompanied by nasty sensitivities and redness. One way to tackle this problematic skin duo is with one of the best hydrating face masks for sensitive skin. This nourishing formula tackles all the signs of damage, including tightness, stinging and redness.

It's also free from parabens, phthalates and mineral oils, which means no irritation.

Kiehl's Calendula Petal-infused Calming Mask

Kiehl's Calendula Petal-infused Calming Mask


Want to boost hydration and get your glow on? Say hello to this mega-nourishing formula, which is packed full of all the good stuff, including aloe vera and calendula flower.

It's basically the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, helping soothe irritation and tackle those extra dry patches – perfect for a relaxing evening or an afternoon hangover cure.

Whether it’s a quick boost of hydration in the morning or an overnight indulgence, face masks can help create a clear, hydrated and moisturised base. However, masking is just one step in the routine. Learn more about creating the perfect skin care regime with the best cleansers for every skin type.

Rebecca is a content writer with over three years’ experience and a keen interest in cosmetics. Cosmetify allows her to combine her blogging skills with her passion for beauty.

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