If you were looking for a sign to splash out on new skincare, here it is. Read ahead to find the most indulgent, skin-transforming face mask for you, as determined by your star sign.
Aries (March 21-April 19): The Dynamic
As the first sign of the zodiac, Aries are strong-willed, audacious, and if we’re going to be real, impatient AF. Chilling with a sheet mask doesn’t mesh well with the high-energy ram: you want something that works fast. That’s where the three-in-one Juice Beauty Prebiotix Instant Flash Facial comes in: it will exfoliate, cleanse and hydrate your skin in 1-2 minutes, appealing to your accelerated pace and never disrupting your flow.
Juice Beauty Prebiotix Instant Flash Facial, ($68, sephora.ca)
Taurus (April 20 – May 20): The Indulgent
Sure, you’re a homebody, but that doesn’t mean you can’t appreciate the finer things in life. Uncompromising and known to be partial to the pleasures of the material world, Taurus appreciates a beauty product of high ilk. Enter the brightening and purifying Masque Vivant by French cult skincare brand Biologique Recherche. Yes, the yeasty smell of this uber-chic mask might crinkle your nose, but you’re too stubborn to care.
Biologique Recherche Masque Vivant, ($69, one2oneonline.com)
Gemini (May 21-June 20):?The Adaptable
Gemini’s may get a bad rap for being two-faced, but we appreciate the versatility and expressive nature that defines this air sign. A lover of change, you suit a mask that’s as fun as you are. With Dermalogica Hydro Masque Exfoliant, you get the best of both worlds: it starts off as a cluster of delightful bamboo-infused exfoliating spheres and dissolves into a creamy hydrating texture to actively smooth and moisturize thirsty skin.
Dermalogica Hydro Masque Exfoliant, ($85, dermalogica.ca)
Cancer (June 21-July 22):?The Gentle
Comforting, soothing, healing: these are all words to describe what appeals to the sweetest sign of the zodiac. Dear Cancer, as a water sign, weightlessness and levity call to your delicate nature, which is why Kiehl’s Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Mask – made up of protective ingredients like sunny marigold flowers and skin-soothing aloe vera – fits you to a tee.
Kiehl’s Calendula & Aloe Soothing Hydration Masque, ($58, kiehls.ca)
Leo (July 23-August 22):?The Showstopper
Leo, as the most charismatic sign of the bunch, you deserve a mask that will shine a spotlight on your well-tended-to skin. You love to be admired, so a glowing complexion is an absolute must. Olehenriken’s Phat Glow Facial, loaded with PHA acids and pink clay, will keep you young and supple forever – at least in your mind.
Olehenriksen Phat Glow Facial Mask, ($66, sephora.ca)
Virgo (August 23-September 22): The Perfectionist
Practical, well-organized and with an unflinching attention to detail, the hardworking Virgo needs a mask that aims for perfection. Biossance Squalane + Glycolic Renewal Mask ticks off all the boxes that promise polished skin: it’s made up of a cocktail of plant-derived exfoliating acids and hydrating ingredients to transform your face into the clean, blemish-free canvas of your dreams.
Biossance Squalane + Glycolic Renewal Facial, ($90, sephora.ca)
Libra (September 23-October 22): The Artist
If there is one thing a Libra craves in their life, it’s beauty in all of its forms. This air sign craves harmony and artistry, which is why the Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Repair Mask is a perfect match for Libra’s discerning taste. Replenishing ingredients like camellia wax and hyaluronic acid hold in moisture and provide the balance you desperately crave, while the delicate, weighty vessel appeals to your aesthetic sensibilities.
Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Repair Mask, ($85, chanel.com)
Scorpio (October 23-November 21):?The Mysterious
Drawn to the secretive and powerful, the sheet mask is the ideal skincare companion for the intense Scorpio. Master facialist Jennifer Brodeur’s biodegradable serum-infused Le Masque offers an elegant rendition of the typically frivolous disposable sheet mask. Drench yourself in this potion of restorative ingredients like Irish moss and vitamin E and bask in an IRL version of incognito mode.
JB Skin Guru Le Masque, ($75, jbskinguru.com)
Sagittarius (November 22-December 21): The Intellectual
Sagittarius, you are a great seeker of knowledge. Your information-driven nature dictates that any mask you possess must deliver, while your wandering spirit appreciates a sense of whimsy and charm. The instant foaming, bubbling effect that occurs once Neostrata Bionic Oxygen Recovery Mask hits your face is exciting, like an oddly satisfying science experiment, while the glow-y effect produced underneath will sate your desire for results.
Neostrata Bionic Oxygen Recovery Mask, ($79, shoppersdrugmart.ca)
Capricorn (December 22-January 19): The Industrious
Capricorn, you are responsible and highly disciplined, but that doesn’t mean it has to always be “All work, no play”! Your hyper-focused and independent nature requires a mask that will keep your head (and face) cool, calm and collected. Drunk Elephant F Balm delivers a bevvy of electrolyte-packed ingredients and line-correcting niacinamide to calm redness and encourage bouncy skin – now quit furrowing your brow!
Drunk Elephant F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial, ($68, sephora.ca)
Aquarius (January 20-February 18): The Eccentric
Ah, Aquarius, the eccentric, creative thinkers of the zodiac. Uncompromising and markedly motivated, you crave that which energizes and excites your imaginative nature. With Lush Cup O’ Coffee Face and Body Mask, coffee, cocoa extract and kaolin clay work together to perk up your senses and slough off all the grime accumulated after a long day of plotting to change the world.
Lush Cup O’ Coffee Face and Body Mask, ($23, lush.ca)
Pisces (February 19-March 20): The Romantic
Intuitive pisces, you have a penchant for pure romance. Your sensitive nature craves a mask that is as gentle and soft on the skin as you are on the inside. With the silky gel-to-cream formula of Dior’s lightly exfoliating Capture Totale Dreamskin 1-Minute Mask, your visions of a rosy, radiant complexion are a mere sixty seconds away.
Dior Capture Totale Dreamskin 1-Minute Mask, ($90, sephora.ca)
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