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photo: Angely Mercado/Marissa Pina, Vivala

I’ve had problematic skin for most of my teenage years and now well into my mid-twenties. Well-meaning family members and friends have directed me to just about every cream in the pharmacy, and they barely caused a dent clearing up my skin; in fact, some just made it worse. 

And then I used a sheet mask. My breakouts and irritated skin weren’t cured overnight, but it soothed my skin, healed some acne, and kept some redness at bay. That lead to some online shopping, and I quickly found out that there’s a mask for just about everything. And now that there are more options on the market for masks, many of them are relatively cheap and easy to get. Here’s a quick roundup of the best face masks for different skin types.