Best Face Masks for Oily & Acne-Prone Skin

Face masks.. they’re a necessity for a relaxing night in. They’re also one of the most, if not the most, important part of a skincare routine to get beautiful skin, especially if you’ve got oily and acne-prone skin. There are so many different types of masks out there – ranging from a $1 sheet mask to a crazy $50 mud mask *ahem*glamglow*ahem*. Today, I’m showing you the best face masks that I’ve tried! If you have oily, acne-prone skin, and you’re looking for a new face mask to try, read on! 🙂

Best Face Masks for Oily & Acne-Prone Skin

All of the face masks featured in this post are not only good for oily, acne-prone skin, they’re also really good for other skin concerns. All of these face masks are either a deep-cleaning mask that draws out impurities which helps if you have clogged pores, or are hydrating, which helps to keep your skin smooth and moisturised. Without further ado, here are 4 of the best face masks, in my opinion, that helps give you beautiful skin!

Best Face Masks for Oily & Acne-Prone Skin

Lush Mask of Magnaminty | $14.95

This is Lush’s best-selling face mask, and I first bought it last year while I was in Australia. Then after running out of that tub, I picked up a new tub while I was in Hong Kong. Lush, will you please open a store in Malaysia already? Anyway, this is a fresh face mask that you have to use up in 3 months. Lush Mask of Magnaminty helps to draw out impurities, exfoliate dry skin, and soothe the skin. It has a peppermint scent that is so nice and fresh, with aduki beans to gently exfoliate the skin. This is a mud mask, so it is a bit harder to wash off. But once it washes off, you will be left with bright, fresh and radiant skin.

When you first start using this, it might break you out. That is the mask drawing out the impurities from deep within your skin to the surface, that’s why it causes you to break out. After a few uses, there is no more impurities to draw out, thus making your skin beautifully radiant and acne-free (except the few occasional one, of course).

Best Face Masks for Oily & Acne-Prone Skin

Belif First Aid Deep Pore Care Mask | $22.80

This Belif First Aid Deep Pore Care Mask also helps to draw out impurities from within the skin. However, I feel that this one is slightly more gentle than the Lush one, in the sense that it’s not as heavy duty. This one is great if you don’t have problems with acne (lucky you!), but have blackheads and clogged pores. It’s smooth, gentle, and easy to apply and remove. With all Belif products, this has a really nice aromatherapeutic scent. This is one of my favourites when my face isn’t breaking out like crazy, but there are blackheads that have come out to play.

Best Face Masks for Oily & Acne-Prone Skin

O’slee Honey Sugar Mask | RM45.90

The O’slee Honey Sugar Mask is not as accessible as the other ones in this post because O’slee is an Asian (maybe even Malaysian..) brand. You might be able to find this on eBay or Amazon though, and if you ever come across it, grab it! This product can be used as either an exfoliate or a face mask. With honey and brown sugar, it has exfoliating, moisturising and cleansing properties. This can be used straight on the face as a gentle exfoliate to remove dry, dull skin. To use it as a face mask, add a little bit of water, and apply to your face. Wait 5-10 minutes and wash it off. After washing this off, my skin is always left feeling super nourished, hydrated and glowy. This is definitely a more gentle face mask that can be used a couple of times a week.

Best Face Masks for Oily & Acne-Prone Skin

Zamian Gold Cacao Chocolate Pack | $20

This Zamian Gold Cacao Chocolate Pack is a mask that deep cleans, moisturises, repairs and regenerates the skin. And yes, it smells like chocolate. Like straight up chocolate. It also looks like a creamy chocolate syrup. There may have been a couple of times that I wanted to eat this like how I eat Nutella, but I resisted. This product also contains gold, how luxurious. This applies very smoothly to the skin, and you may be tempted to lick it off your face (if you can lol). This mask is a bit harder to wash off though, much like a mud mask. But after removing this, my face feels tight and clean, hydrated, and looks bright. The chocolate scent does linger a bit after removing the mask, but hey, I ain’t complaining. It goes away after maybe like an hour though, so don’t worry about ants biting your face off, haha.

Those are the best face masks that I’ve tried for my oily and acne-prone skin! They have really helped me clear up my skin to make it look radiant, hydrated and smooth. I hope this post was helpful to you and that you have found a new face mask to try! Have you tried any of these face masks? What are your favourite face masks? Let me know in the comments!

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  • Miss ALK

    I’ve been wanting to invest in some new masks, but obviously I wouldn’t want to try anything that would give me acne so this resource is great 🙂

    xoxo A

    • Glad you found it helpful, and hopefully you found some new masks to try! 🙂

  • I never commit to a facemask because of the intimidating price tags. These are so affordable though, I’ll have to try one!

    • They really are! Affordable, but so effective! Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  • Heather Arrington

    Ok, not only do you have great recommendations here…the best part is that they are affordable. My wallet thanks you. 🙂

    • Thank you! I hope you found a new mask to try 🙂

  • These masks look amazing. I need one for dry skin so badly!
    XO Amanda |

  • Greta Hollar

    I have Oily skin and need to try these! I’love try anything if it helps!

    Greta |

  • Adriana

    I love every Lush product I’ve ever tried! Need to try all of these!

  • Ela

    I wanna try the Lush one, but I am so afraid of breaking out!

    • It doesn’t happen to everybody, but for me, it only happened the first week I used it! After that, my skin cleared up so well!

  • I absolutely LOVE your photos! The styling is perfection!

    La Belle Sirene

    • Thank you! It means a lot, especially coming from you! That sounded less creepy in my head, I promise! Haha. But I mean.. I love your blog, and your photos & styling are perf!

  • I’ve used Lush’s Magnaminty mask and I love it so so much!

  • YASSS GIRL! Sorry I get really excited when I discover Malaysian bloggers especially beauty bloggers! Being Malaysian myself (however I live in Australia), it’s nice finding a community that shares the same passion and of the same nationality! I dont know if that makes any sense. I found that the Mask of Magnaminty didn’t really work on my skin in terms of drawing out impurities, so I’m really keen on trying your recommendations, especially the Cacao mask (mainly because chocolate is my love!) 🙂

    Maz |

  • The Sunday Mode

    I’ve used the fresh version of that magnaminty mask in the past but it didn’t really do much for my skin, but I’ve never tried the newer self-preserving version so I wonder if they’d have different effects…

    Julia // The Sunday Mode