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14 Face Masks With Before And After Photos That Will Make You A Believer

Good morning to the face masks that actually make a difference and no one else.

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1. Aztec Secret's Indian healing clay — a mask formulated with STRAIGHT-UP MAGIC in the form of calcium bentonite clay, which has been used for centuries in beauty rituals around the world.

This product has over 8,900 five-star reviews! For more information, check out Terri Pous' in-depth review!Promising review: "I absolutely love this product. These pictures are show a three month difference and it's improved even more since I took them. This mask is amazing! My cystic acne was painful and made me so self-conscious. It changed my life." —NakGet it from Amazon for $8.70.
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This product has over 8,900 five-star reviews!

For more information, check out Terri Pous' in-depth review!

Promising review: "I absolutely love this product. These pictures are show a three month difference and it's improved even more since I took them. This mask is amazing! My cystic acne was painful and made me so self-conscious. It changed my life." —Nak

Get it from Amazon for $8.70.

2. St. Ives oatmeal scrub and mask — a two-in-one made of oats sourced from farmlands across the United States, and boy does it deliver dramatic results!

Promising review: "I wasn't expecting this to actually work but I had hope.These pictures are gross but show true results. I've been using this stuff for three weeks now. My chin went from horrible zits every single day to almost nothing!" —HaleyGet it from Amazon for $3.49 (available in a pack of four).
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Promising review: "I wasn't expecting this to actually work but I had hope.

These pictures are gross but show true results. I've been using this stuff for three weeks now. My chin went from horrible zits every single day to almost nothing!" —Haley

Get it from Amazon for $3.49 (available in a pack of four).

3. Neutrogena light therapy — an acne treatment mask that uses blue light to target acne bacteria! Plus you'll look like a crime-fighting robot while using it!

Promising review: "Been using it for 2 weeks! It has really helped clear my acne scars." —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $19.99.
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Promising review: "Been using it for 2 weeks! It has really helped clear my acne scars." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

4. Eucerin redness relief — a night creme mask formulated with licorice root extract to target your skin's redness.

Promising review: "I have had a red face since I was a kid! There is no condition it's perfectly normal! I got this and started using it before bed. There is a big difference!" —Luke N Lily MommaGet it from Amazon for $8.95.
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Promising review: "I have had a red face since I was a kid! There is no condition it's perfectly normal! I got this and started using it before bed. There is a big difference!" —Luke N Lily Momma

Get it from Amazon for $8.95.

5. Laneige's lip sleeping mask — an overnight lip saver that works double-time to put the moisture back into your luscious lips. MUAH!

Promising review: "I have really dry lips that peel everyday! I found the perfect solution with this. It comes with a cute applicator, and I use it every day and night. My lips are improving so much. They are almost normal now. Been using it for about one week, even under lipsticks and my lips look so much better." —Happy Shopper :)Get it from Amazon for $21.
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Promising review: "I have really dry lips that peel everyday! I found the perfect solution with this. It comes with a cute applicator, and I use it every day and night. My lips are improving so much. They are almost normal now. Been using it for about one week, even under lipsticks and my lips look so much better." —Happy Shopper :)

Get it from Amazon for $21.

6. Defining Stylez — a peel-off mask designed to get the junk out of your pores in the most satisfying way — with visual results!

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Promising review: " This was very easy to apply and completely painless to remove. It did a great job cleaning out my pores, and it left my skin very soft. I'm very happy with the results, and I will continue to use it once a week for a nice deep cleanse!" —Alyson Rice

Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

7. Pure Biology clay mask — an alcohol-free formula that's infused with pea peptide extract that helps reduce redness and irritation while treating breakouts.

Apply to dry skin and leave on for 15–20 minutes until the clay hardens and is ready to be removed. Promising review: "I only used this once so far and I can’t believe how much it calmed my skin down and I feel like it even improved the texture of my skin! I did feel a little bit of a burning sensation when I first applied it but figured that was normal since I saw another reviewer say that she felt that as well. I can’t wait to see how much more my skin improves from this product." —Morgan Get it from Amazon for $13.90.
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Apply to dry skin and leave on for 15–20 minutes until the clay hardens and is ready to be removed.

Promising review: "I only used this once so far and I can’t believe how much it calmed my skin down and I feel like it even improved the texture of my skin! I did feel a little bit of a burning sensation when I first applied it but figured that was normal since I saw another reviewer say that she felt that as well. I can’t wait to see how much more my skin improves from this product." —Morgan

Get it from Amazon for $13.90.

8. Aria Starr — a Dead Sea mud mask formulated with shea butter, aloe vera, and jojoba oil, so your skin feels hydrated after such a deep exfoliation!

Promising review: "I have struggled with acne my whole life. I have honestly tried every product. I have combination skin, so sometimes it's oily, sometimes dry, or both at the same time. I tried other masks, but none have worked. My pores look smaller, my acne is going away, and my skin is not too dry or oily. So far I love this product, if you are like me and have trouble finding a solution, try this. I know everyone is different but it can't hurt to try." — Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $14.95.
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Promising review: "I have struggled with acne my whole life. I have honestly tried every product. I have combination skin, so sometimes it's oily, sometimes dry, or both at the same time. I tried other masks, but none have worked. My pores look smaller, my acne is going away, and my skin is not too dry or oily. So far I love this product, if you are like me and have trouble finding a solution, try this. I know everyone is different but it can't hurt to try." — Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

9. TreeActiv spot treatment — a cystic acne mask that comes in a small jar but packs a BIG punch to unwanted breakouts.

Promising review: "This has really kept my acne at bay. I finally found my forever product! On the far right is the day I started using this product, then to the left is day three, then day five, then the far left is day seven! It's a miracle!" —Amazon CustomerGet it from Amazon for $23.50.
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Promising review: "This has really kept my acne at bay. I finally found my forever product! On the far right is the day I started using this product, then to the left is day three, then day five, then the far left is day seven! It's a miracle!" —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $23.50.

10. Too Cool for School — a pack of five egg cream masks designed to brighten and tighten with their cult favorite egg yolk extract! Just look at that radiant smile!

Promising review: "The glow-up in my before and after is hella real! It's super cheap, and it's a quick and nice self-care thing to do when you just want to relax." —Essence Gant Check out Essence's full review here. Get it from Amazon for $15.99.
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Promising review: "The glow-up in my before and after is hella real! It's super cheap, and it's a quick and nice self-care thing to do when you just want to relax." —Essence Gant

Check out Essence's full review here.

Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

11. BeBarefaced's dead sea facial — a mud mask formulated with natural minerals from the Dead Sea. It's time to unclog those pores, and this jar will give you up to 40 face masks to make sure they stay clear!

Promising review: "I wanted a nice mask that I didn't have to mix. This not only is that it also smells amazing, really get the mint. I used it as well as my boyfriend who has terrible pores (took a before and after that I will attach) now it doesn't look like much in the photos, but my god the stuff it sucked out of his pores." —Amanda Baker Get it from Amazon for $16.68.
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Promising review: "I wanted a nice mask that I didn't have to mix. This not only is that it also smells amazing, really get the mint. I used it as well as my boyfriend who has terrible pores (took a before and after that I will attach) now it doesn't look like much in the photos, but my god the stuff it sucked out of his pores." —Amanda Baker

Get it from Amazon for $16.68.

12. My Beauty Diary — an eight-pack of facial masks meant to tighten and hydrate the skin with liposome hyaluronic acid. For an even more tightening effect, stick these in the fridge for 10 minutes before use — the cold will help!

Promising review: "This mask is incredible. I will definitely be repurchasing! It feels great on my face, but it also produces visible results! The before and after pictures are taken about 25 minutes apart. I took them under the same lighting, using the same camera. In the top picture you can see my fine wrinkles, and in the bottom one they are gone! I also have a lot less redness after the mask." —Amazon Customer Get it from Amazon for $13.25 (available in nine different formulas).
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Promising review: "This mask is incredible. I will definitely be repurchasing! It feels great on my face, but it also produces visible results! The before and after pictures are taken about 25 minutes apart. I took them under the same lighting, using the same camera. In the top picture you can see my fine wrinkles, and in the bottom one they are gone! I also have a lot less redness after the mask." —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $13.25 (available in nine different formulas).

13. Beauty by Earth — an all-natural, hydrating bentonite clay made with algae extract, kaolin, and aloe vera to promote clean pores without stripping away your natural oils.

Promising review: "This is a fantastic mask for my sensitive, hyper-pigmented, acne prone skin. Within two consecutive uses, my skin was noticeably clearer with much less redness and irritation. This is essentially a pre-mixed bentonite clay mask that offers all of the awesome benefits of bentonite clay without the mess of mixing it yourself. It also has added aloe, shea butter, jojoba oil, and cucumber for an extra boost. This works great all over, or as a spot treatment." —L. PotterGet it from Amazon for $19.99.
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Promising review: "This is a fantastic mask for my sensitive, hyper-pigmented, acne prone skin. Within two consecutive uses, my skin was noticeably clearer with much less redness and irritation. This is essentially a pre-mixed bentonite clay mask that offers all of the awesome benefits of bentonite clay without the mess of mixing it yourself. It also has added aloe, shea butter, jojoba oil, and cucumber for an extra boost. This works great all over, or as a spot treatment." —L. Potter

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

14. Purederm Deluxe Collagen — a two-pack of eye mask pads that total 60 eye-tightening sheets that are clearly getting straight to WERK on those under eyes, like DAYUM.

Promising review: "This product is a MUST for anyone who struggles with puffy and dark under eyes! I have horrible under eye bags thanks to poor genetics and wearing eye glasses my entire life. At some point, I'm going to have plastic surgery but I will be using these eye masks every day until I'm able to afford the time and money for the surgery!" —ProgressedScorpioGet 60 sheets from Amazon for $4.70.
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Promising review: "This product is a MUST for anyone who struggles with puffy and dark under eyes! I have horrible under eye bags thanks to poor genetics and wearing eye glasses my entire life. At some point, I'm going to have plastic surgery but I will be using these eye masks every day until I'm able to afford the time and money for the surgery!" —ProgressedScorpio

Get 60 sheets from Amazon for $4.70.

You, before and after owning these masks!

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