3 Budget Friendly Face Masks


One thing I do love and try to include to my routine every week is a good face mask. Just like any other skincare, everyone has their own preferences and this is no different when it comes to face masks. Personally, I love a purifying, yet gentle face mask as my skin is sensitive, yet it can be blemish prone at times. I won't use anything that it's so harsh or abrasive on my skin and this can wreak havoc on my skin. So, I thought I'd do a little round-up of my top three budget friendly face masks, which are safe for even suitable sensitive skin.

Best for: Spots and blemishes

Price: £10.50

One that caused quite a stir in the beauty world last year, this mask packs quite the punch. It's a warming charcoal treatment, but it cools down whenever the 5 minutes is up, which is good for me because I always run way over time with face masks. The consistency is very thick and it's grey/blue in colour, however, whenever it begins to dry, it highlights any blemishes white so that you know where to focus your after care and it helps to dry them up, genius! 

Soap & Glory No Clogs Allowed Super Self-Heating Deep Pore Detox Mask

Best for: Pore purifying

Price: £11.50

The best smelling mask out of the three, this self-heating mask smells sweet, much like bubblegum and mint combined. The consistency is quite gritty, yet not abrasive, but I do find that I have to shake it before I use it because it can be quite runny. There's a particular method in using this one, you have to apply the mask, then wet your hands and scrub the mask in until it turns blue, that's when it starts to heat up. I find that this one is great for pore purification. 

Vichy Normaderm 3-In-1 Cleanser + Scrub + Mask

Best for: Congested skin

Price: £12.00

This one is what I call my 'quick fix' mask, as it dries so quickly and sorts out any problems pronto. Again, the consistency is quite gritty but not abrasive. It's green in colour and reduces those little under the skin bumps like they weren't even there to begin with. I would also recommend the Vichy Normaderm Night Detox as well, they are definitely a dream team when used together. I find that this one is fantastic for when my skin is feeling congested.

What do you think of my top three budget friendly face masks? What is your favourite face mask? Let me know in the comments!


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  1. I love Soap and Glory so I need to give that one a try for sure. There's also an amazing deep mud one in Superdrug which literally costs a couple of pounds, so I also recommend that :)

    Claire | Stylingo.co.uk | xx

    1. Definitely do! I'll check it out, thanks Claire! :)

  2. Great post, I have really dry skin so face masks are a big part of my routine. My favourite would have to be Clinique's calming moisture mask! Thanks so much for your sweet comment on my blog :)

    The Fashion Road

  3. I'm yet to try any of these masks but I've read so many great reviews of this Sanctuary one! I love the idea of it being a thermal mask and my complexion is so blemish-prone, so I think I'll be picking this up as my next mask and the Soap and Glory one sounds great too. My current favourite is the Super Facailist by Una Brennan Salicylic Acid Anti Blemish Clay Mask as its worked miracles in clearing up my spots and uncloggig my pores - it also feels so luxurious for a drugstore price tag :) x
    Charlotte's Road

    1. I've nearly finished the Sanctuary mask, it's that good! I remember trying the old formulation of the Una Brennan mask and I loved it, so I'll definitely check out the new one! :)

  4. Great picks! I've heard so many good things about this S&G mask, definitely need to try it! :)
    Urban Obsessions // Vegan Food, Beauty & Lifestyle

  5. Thanks for the recommendations! I have been getting into masks lately and noticed a real difference in my skin! I'll definitely be trying out the Sanctuary 5 Minute Thermal Detox Mask as I love their products.

    - www.veebzboo.com

    1. I've nearly used it all up, it's that good! :)

  6. I am always using face masks and just as I think I have found one that works for me, it breaks my skin out!! I can never seem to find out that does what I need it too. I will have to pick one of these up and give it a try, hopefully I'll find my skin saviour.

    - Thelifeofaglasgowgirl.co.uk

    1. The Sanctuary one is definitely the best for battling breakouts, I hope you like it! :)