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7 Face Masks That Deliver Instant (and We Mean *Instant*) Results

For when the glowing gets tough.

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We love face masks, but setting aside the time and effort can be tedious. Then again, when the results are practically instantaneous—we're talking shrunken pores, baby's-skin texture, and a 12-hours-of-sleep glow within minutes—we can't slap it on our faces fast enough. Here, find the masks that will take your complexion from 0 to 💯 real quick.

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1 Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Skin Clay Mask

In just 10 minutes, Tilbury's patented Bio Nymph Peptide complex (yes, that's what it's called 💓 ), teamed with a circulation-boosting face massage, will moisturize, purify, and repair the skin for a clearer, dewier, and like-new visage.

Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Skin Clay Mask, $55; nordstrom.com.

2 Glossier Mask

Nighttime is the perfect time to double down on your masks treatments, and Glossier's mask duo is basically the Gigi-and-Zayn of the skincare world—AKA young, cool, and supremely good at what they do. The Mega Greens Galaxy Pack is basically an expedited juice cleanse for your face, drawing out impurities and fortifying with super nutrients, while the rich Moon Mask will ensure your skin is bouncy and glowy when you wake up.

Glossier Mega Greens Galaxy Pack and Moisturizing Moon Mask Duo, $40; glossier.com.

3 Bioxidea Miracle 24 Face Mask

If you're a party girl (ain't no shame in your game), this French mask has Courtney Love's seal of approval. Need we say more? But seriously this anti-aging facial treatment is packed with antioxidants and nutrients that address dullness and redness while brightening, improving skin's elasticity, and reducing the appearance of fine lines. Slap it on after a hangover and thank us later.

Bioxidea Miracle 24 All-in-One Face Mask, $39 (was $59); bioxideausa.com.

4 Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial

This new treatment has already developed a cult-like following. Working like an express facial—you can leave it on for 10 or 20 depending on what suits you—it has a slew of *gentle* AHA/BHA acids and power-packed antioxidants that exfoliate dead skin, absorb excess oil, and condition the skin. They don't call it Babyfacial for nothing.

Drunk Elephant T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial, $80; sephora.com.

5 Renée Rouleau Triple Berry Smoothing Peel

An at-home chemical peel sounds intimidating, but trust us when we tell you there's nothing easier or more addictive than slathering on this potent blend of anti-oxidant-rich berries and skin-smoothing AHAS/BHAS when your skin needs a reset. It not only declogs pores, smooths the skin's surface, and reduces the appearance of wrinkles, but also addresses stubborn hyperpigmentation and post-breakout marks over time. 

Renée Rouleau Triple Berry Smoothing Peel, $86.50; reneerouleau.com.

6 Ole Henriksen 3-Step Professional Brightening System

If your skin needs a serious overhaul, this three-step brightening treatment—comprised of a sugar mask, Vitamin C concentrate, and a "melting" cleanser—will reinvigorate and even out dull, splotchy skin while helping to smooth out fine lines. The raw sugar and pomegranate seed sugar exfoliates while pure honey and rosehip oil sooth and hydrate.

Ole Henriksen 3-Step Professional Brightening System, $55; sephora.com.

7 L'Oréal Paris Detox and Brighten Treatment Mask

If you're on a drugstore budget but don't want to sacrifice results, there isn't a safer bet than this pure clay mask, which will give you a healthy glow in as little as 10 minutes. The charcoal acts like a magnet, drawing out impurities to leave skin looking and feeling like velvet. The best part? It's gentle enough to use three times a week.

L'Oréal Paris Detox and Brighten Treatment Mask, $12.99; ulta.com.

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