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12 Face Masks for Oily Skin

Oily Skin Face Masks

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If you have oily skin, using a face mask can clear out your pores, refine them and draw out impurities in your skin that are causing breakouts. You should use a face mask one to two times a week for best results.

We feel a face mask is a splurge-worthy skin care product because you only use it a few times a month, thus ensuring the product lasts longer than, say your facial cleanser. Plus, most masks for oily skin can be used specifically as a spot treatment making them last much, much longer.

Try one of these 12 Face Masks for Oily Skin and watch your skin improve over time.

Murad Clarifying Mask

Murad Clarifying Mask
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Murad's Clarifying Mask gets top reviews on its ability to zap zits fast! The Kaolin Clay mask will help reduce the shine your oily skin gets. It uses acne-fighting sulfur as it's main zit-zapping ingredient, plus zinc to reduce the swelling from your acne. Use twice a week for clear, healthy skin and pores, or use specifically as a spot treatment on your pimples.

Boscia Clarifying Detox Mask

Boscia Clarifying Detox Mask
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Boscia's Clarifying Detox Mask is another Kaolin Clay mask, but this one includes anti-aging anti-oxidants for a one-two punch to your skin. In fact, it gets mostly 5-star reviews it's so good. Reduce oil production, deep clean pores and help fight off aging all with this mask. Those looking for paraben and phthalate-free products will be glad to know this mask is without. It's suggested to be used twice a week and only takes 5 minutes to product results.

Bliss Steep Clean Mask

Bliss Steep Clean Mask
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If you have 15 minutes to pamper yourself, your skin will love the results it gets from Bliss' Steep Clean Facial Mask. To activate this product, you need to mix two separate products together and apply to your clean face. Your skin will be treated to an exfoliation, pore cleansing and brightening of the skin tone. It's not made specifically for oily skin, but if clogged pores or black heads are of concern to you, this product will dramatically clear up those problem areas.

Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Intensive Skin-Correcting Sulfur Mask

Dermadoctor Ain't Misbehavin' Intensive Skin-Correcting Sulfur Mask
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Just like our first mask on the list, Dermadoctor's Ain't Misbehavin' mask is a sulfur-based mask that will clear up your skin in no time. This mask also contains Willow Phytosphingosine which is an ingredient that soothes and balances stressed skin. It's suggested to work up to using this product three times a week, or as often as your skin can tolerate.

Korres Cinnamon & Natural Clay Deep Cleansing Mask for Oily Skin

Korres Cinnamon & Natural Clay Deep Cleansing Mask for Oily Skin
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Korres Cinnamon & Natural Clay Deep Cleansing Mask is a perfect choice for those with oily skin. It's a clay-based mask that will soak up all of the excess oil that your skin, thus helping to prevent further breakouts. You'll love the cooling effect this mask gives to your skin. You only need to use it once a week for best results.

Burts Bees Healthy Treatment Pore Refining Mask

Burts Bees Healthy Treatment Pore Refining Mask
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Burt's Bees Healthy Treatment Pore Refining Mask is again a clay mask that uses French green clay mixed with dried herbs and flowers. You'll notice your pore size dramatically reduce when you use this mask, plus, the blemishes you have already will quickly dry out. Know that this mask is a powder that needs to be mixed with water before application. Maybe not ideal, but you'll get so much more product for the money by mixing it yourself. Suggested use is 1 to 2 times a week.
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Peter Thomas Roth Sulfur Cooling Masque

Peter Thomas Roth Sulfur Cooling Masque
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Think of Peter Thomas Roth's Sulfur Cooling Masque as medicine for your acne-prone skin. The mask will exfoliate your skin, minimize oil production and blast away those irritating blemishes. It uses a strong 10% sulfur to treat the acne and eucalyptus oil to prevent new acne from forming. Add in some skin-soothing aloe and this mask is a top-notch mask for oily skin. Suggested use is once a week, or again, as a spot treatment.

Kiss My Face Potent and Pure Pore Shring Deep Pore Cleansing Mask

Kiss My Face Potent and Pure Pore Shring Deep Pore Cleansing Mask
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Kiss My Face Potent and Pure Pore Shrinking Deep Pore Cleansing Mask is a natural skin care mask that mixes clay, which we by now know clears out pores, blasts acne and eliminates dead skin cells, with Tea Tree Oil, a natural antiseptic found in many acne products. You'll also get some inflammation relief by the Lemon Grass Oil in the product. Again using this product once or twice a week is ideal for best results.
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Laura Mercier Deep Cleansing Clay Mask

Laura Mercier Deep Cleansing Clay Mask
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Sometimes using a mask for oily skin can leave your skin feeling completely parched and dry. If you don't like that feeling, you might want to try Laura Mercier's Deep Cleansing Mask. It is a clay-based mask which deep cleans your pores and skin and soaks up the oil your skin produces, but it also has skin-hydrating moisturizers and emollients to help give your skin a touch of extra care.

Ole Henriksen Blemish Attack Purifying Mask

Ole Henriksen Blemish Attack Purifying Mask
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Ole Henriksen's Blemish Attack Purifying Mask uses a well known acne fighting ingredient, salicylic acid. Salicylic acid is often found in facial cleansers meant for oily or acne-prone skin. It helps exfoliate dead skin cells which can clog your pores, actually causing your skin to breakout. Salicylic acid can sometimes be harsh on skin, so the fact that this mask also contains aloe vera to soothe makes it a good choice for sensitive but oily skin. Suggested use is twice a week, and you'll have to make time because it needs to stay on for 20 to 30 minutes.

Clinique Acne Solutions Oil-Control Cleansing Mask

Clinique Acne Solutions Oil-Control Cleansing Mask
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Clinique Acne Solutions Oil-Control Cleansing Mask is an old favorite mask that works great and doesn't leave your skin feeling dried out. It is again a clay-based mask that draws out impurities, reduces pore size and blasts away acne you have, plus acne that's forming. You only need to leave it on your skin for 5 minutes before rinsing off.
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Ahava Purifying Mud Mask

Ahava Purifying Mud Mask
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Ahava Purifying Mud Mask mixes mud with dead sea minerals to truly give your skin a detoxifying treat. While many of the masks on this list take from 5-30 minutes, you'll get a deep down purifying treatment in only 2 minutes with Ahava's Purifying Mud Mask. That makes this mask perfect for anytime use. Use once to twice a week for best results.
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