7 Facial Masks to Unmask a New You

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The best facial masks for coaxing the glow from your complexion. If you’re anything like me and the rest of the entire U.S. population, you’ve polished off your last gingerbread cookie for a while. The time to trade the spoils of the holiday season starts now and to kick it off, start with your skin. Get your […]

Good Enough to Eat (But Don’t!): Farmhouse Fresh Chocolate Mask

Farmhouse Fresh Sundae Best Chocolate Softening Mask

As tempting as it might be, resist the urge to grab a spoon and a glass of milk when you get your first taste of this facial treatment mask. Trust me, you don’t want to eat it. New from the innovators of deliciously fresh skin and body care, Farmhouse Fresh Sundae Best Chocolate Softening Mask […]

Practical Magic: Immunocologie Treatment Masque

Immunocologie Treatment Masque

There are masks. And then there are masques. I’ve never quite understood the difference other than the latter is harder to spell. Then I met a sleek, black glass jar with the simple words Immunocologie Treatment Masque across the front. This, my Spa Girl friends, is a masque. Formulated with a “bio-fermented” marine complex and […]

Behind the Mask: Home Facial Masks that Work

Nothing like covering your face in a thick layer of green goo to make you feel like you’ve drifted away to spa. But what is that green gunk anyway? And is it the best choice for your skin and your schedule? Here are our picks for facial masks that target various skin issues and some […]

Masked Avenger: Eminence Clear Skin Probiotic Masque

Remember when you were 12 and you’d stop into Walgreens to pick up a $2 tub of some funky colored face mask to use at your next slumber party? Those masks rarely did much for us other than provide some great girlie entertainment. That’s pretty much the position I’ve always taken on face masks – […]

Product Review: REN Glycolactic Skin Renewal Peel Mask

Spots! Yep, those bright red pests that crop up at the worst times and in the most noticeable places. Formerly known to tote a small jar of concealer everywhere I went, I’ve ditched the cover-up act for a product that really gets to the source of the problem, REN Glycolactic Skin Renewal Peel Mask. The […]

Boy Tested and Spa Girl Approved: LUSH Fresh Face Masks

There’s nothing more delightful than seeing your 50-something dad slathered in a lumpy, pea-soup-green face mask. Except maybe getting your hyperactive brother-in-law to join in the fun with a thick chocolate paste on one side of his face and a grainy green goo on the other. For the sake of protecting their manliness, we’ll call […]

A Good Addiction: Boscia Clarifying Detox Mask

“Detox” — It’s a term that didn’t even enter the American vernacular until the 1970s when celebrity-endorsed substance abuse clinics came into fashion. Now it’s a buzzword in a host of industries — from beauty products and spa treatments, to teas and diets, to lifestyle choices. And I’m all for it … in moderation, of […]