Among beauty enthusiasts, Japan is well-known for its extensive selection of facial sheet masks, designed to address every skin type and problem. Walk into any Japanese drugstore and you’re likely to be overwhelmed with the huge variety of products available, and with this much choice, how do you even begin to decide which mask to try first?
In this article, we will look specifically at 16 different kinds of moisturizing facial sheet masks and their benefits, so you can easily decide which product is best suited to your needs. From collagen-rich masks to masks packed with hydrating hyaluronic acid, read on to learn more about the best moisturizing Japanese facial masks.
Best Collagen-Based Moisturizing Masks
Kose Clear Turn Essence Mask Collagen is formulated with moisturizing ingredients plus collagen GL to make your skin plumper and firmer. This mask has a close-fit design that easily adheres to your skin, helping the serum to be absorbed quickly. The mask’s design consists of three layers for faster delivery of the serum, and our customers also like this mask for its lightweight texture and refreshing feeling.
Kose Clear Turn Collagen Mask (Moisturizing Face Mask) 30 Sheets
Best Hyaluronic Acid-Based Moisturizing Masks
Kose Clear Turn Essence Mask Hyaluronic Acid contains hyaluronic acid plus other moisturizing ingredients to make your skin densely moisturized. The triple layer and close-fit design of this mask ensures the serum is rapidly delivered and absorbed deep into the skin, leaving it feeling refreshed and hydrated. This box of 30 sheet masks offers a high-quality product and is excellent value for money.
Kose Clear Turn Hyaluronic Acid Mask (Moisturizing Face Mask) 30 Sheets
Kracie Hadabisei 3D Mask is enriched with a generous 30ml of serum to deliver maximum benefits to your skin. The sheet has a larger size to cover a wider area of your face and is packed full of super moisturizing hyaluronic acid in addition to other active ingredients such as star fruit juice extract, job's tears extract, yuzu citrus-based ceramide, pot marigold extract, and glycerin. The result is dewy, velvety soft skin.
Kracie Hadabisei 3D Face Mask Super Moisturizing 4 Sheets
Kose Cosmeport Clear Turn Babyish mask is made from Japanese cotton for a comfortable feel and features moisturizing essences such as collagen, hyaluronic acid (HA), honey, and amino acid GL to nourish skin.
Additional skin conditioning ingredients include baby mint and chamomile extract to help replenish skin with moisture and leave it feeling as soft as a baby! It is recommended that this mask is used two or three times a week for best results.
Kose Cosmeport Clear Turn Babyish Sheet Mask Moisturizing 50 Sheets
Kanebo Suisai Deep Moist 3D Mask is a premium Japanese facial mask containing beautifying serum ingredients such as fermented soy milk, and pear extract in addition to hyaluronic acid.
It has been carefully designed to fit well on your face so that the serum can work easily to deeply moisturize the skin into the cell layers, leaving your skin feeling plump, smooth, and well-hydrated.
Kanebo Suisai Deep Moist 3D Face Mask 4 Sheets
This moisturizing face mask is formulated with hyaluronic acid and royal jelly to hydrate your skin.
Royal jelly is a thick, milky substance produced by worker honeybees, and is rich in various nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, which all provide benefits for the skin. It also has a high water content and is known for its moisturizing properties.
The Kracie Hadabisei Moisturising Facial Mask also includes selected fruit acids to soften skin, moisturizing amino acids, and is made from soft cotton enriched with 25ml of powerful beauty serum.
Kracie Hadabisei Moisturising Facial Mask Extra Rich 5 Sheets
Best Premium Moisturizing Facial Sheet Mask
These premium facial masks are recommended for consumers with skin concerns such as pores, wrinkles, and dryness. The Hirosophy EGF Moisture Mask comes in a 10-pack
formulated with EGF protein to stimulate cell growth and recovery, in addition to hydrating ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, collagen, placenta, and squalene.
The Hirosophy Mask is also gentle on all skin types and is free from irritants like alcohol, perfume, parabens, and mineral oils.
Hirosophy EGF Moisture Mask 10 Sheets
Best Moisturizing Facial Sheet Masks For Everyday Use
Nourish your sensitive skin with the gentle touch of the "Lululun for Sensitive Skin" Moisturizing Face Mask. Specifically designed for delicate skin, this mask provides intense moisture, addressing the unique needs of sensitivity for a nurturing and protective experience.
Recognized as a popular face mask brand in Japan, Lululun offers a reliable choice for those who appreciate quality skincare. Embrace the natural care of the Lululun for Sensitive Skin Moisturizing Face Mask, an authentic companion for your daily skincare routine.
Lululun Intensive Moisture Face Mask for Sensitive Skin 4 Sheets
Best Moisturizing Facial Sheet Mask For Rough Skin
The pink version of the Lululun mask is designed to alleviate skin roughness or oiliness and can be used every day to make your skin more resistant to stress and other environmental factors that can be harmful to your complexion.
This highly moisturizing sheet mask is packed with beauty serum containing ingredients such as bilberry, cranberry, soybean lecithin, and natural acids. Lululun Pure Pink Everys is designed to foster skin flora, organisms found on the skin which are critical for creating smooth baby-like skin.
Lululun Pure Pink Everys Daily Facial Mask for Dry Skin 7 Sheets
Best Moisturizing Facial Sheet Masks For Sensitive Skin
Daiichi’s Minon Amino sheet mask contains a blend of nine moisturizing amino acids which are essential for healthy, highly hydrated skin. The gel contained within the mask contains protective compounds similar to ceramide that locks in moisture and supports the skin’s natural barrier function.
The facial sheet is made from a special soft, non-irritating fiber sheet that is especially well suited for sensitive skin.
Daiichi Sankyo Minon Amino Moist Moisturizing Face Mask 4 Sheets
Kose Clear Turn Cica masks are formulated with highly moisturizing natural ingredients including vitamin C and cica, a popular skincare ingredient which is effective in hydrating even the driest skin.
This facial sheet mask contains only skin-friendly ingredients, making it sensible for consumers with sensitive skin, and is free from alcohol, parabens, silicones, mineral oils, and fragrances.
The mask’s serum has a non-sticky texture and can be used daily as part of your morning skincare routine. The masks themselves are also made from 100% natural materials that feel soft and naturally adhere to the skin.
Kosé Tigeraid Cica Intense Moisturizing Repair Mask 30 Sheets
Best Moisturizing Facial Sheet Mask For Acne Prone Skin
Hirosophy Sakura Komekoji Mask is recommended for people concerned about acne, dullness, freckles, collagen breakdown suppression, or dryness. It’s formulated with extracts of cherry blossom and Japanese sake to deliver a complete moisturizing and skin brightening effect.
Moisturizing ingredients include cherry blossom extract, collagen, aloe vera and hyaluronic acid. The mask also contains naturally derived arbutin which is effective in improving dull skin by suppressing the production of melanin.
Hirosophy Sakura Komekoji Cherry Blossom Sake Mask 10 Sheets
Best Sake-Based Moisturizing Facial Sheet Masks
This moisturizing mask by cosmetic brand Kose is enriched with Japanese sake, which includes lots of amino acid and sugar content to thoroughly hydrate your skin. The base serum also features Japanese hot spring water, which has additional moisturizing effects.
This mask is handmade using the same techniques used for making traditional Japanese washi paper, creating a soft, well-fitting mask.
Kose Clear Turn Bihada Syokunin Japanese Sake Moisturizing Mask 7 Sheets
Hakutsuru is a traditional Japanese sake brewing company that uses high-quality Japanese sake for their skincare products. This moisturizing facial sheet mask features Japanese sake as the primary hydrating ingredient and is rich in amino acids and vitamins which are beneficial for your skin.
This serum-rich sheet mask also contains ceramides and hyaluronic acid which is absorbed into the inner layers of your skin, hydrating it from the inside out, leaving it feeling hydrated and smoother.
The masks are made in Japan from 100% natural cotton and are free from parabens, synthetic colorants, fragrances, and mineral oil.
Hakutsuru Intensive Moisturizing Japanese Sake Serum Face Mask 10 Sheets
Best Matcha-Based Moisturizing Facial Sheet Mask
These facial sheet masks from pdc contain real Uji matcha powder, tea catechin – a natural antioxidant, and vitamin C to moisturize and improve skin texture. Ideally suited for consumers with dry skin, each mask is coated with a matcha-based beauty serum that can also be applied to the neck and other parts of the body.
Matcha powder has many benefits for the skin thanks to its high content of antioxidants, and this mask includes matcha powder from Uji in Kyoto, considered to be among the highest quality matcha powder in Japan.
This mask also contains other moisturizing ingredients like licorice, hatomugi (Job’s tear), and soy extracts to help make your skin softer and smoother.
pdc Wafood Made Hydrating Uji Matcha Face Mask 10 Sheets
Best Individual Moisturizing Facial Sheet Mask
If you’re just looking to try an individual facial sheet mask for a one-off beauty boost without committing to buying larger quantities, then the Bandai Rose of Versailles Moisturising Facial Mask is a good choice for you.
Easily recognizable by its cute anime-style packaging, this red rose-scented mask contains multiple hydrating ingredients including platinum nano colloid, royal jelly, and hyaluronic acid. Packed with 27ml of beauty serum in just one sheet, this mask also contains naturally derived ingredients including grapefruit seed extract, rose water, and passionfruit extract to further moisturize skin.
Bandai Rose of Versailles Moisturising Face Mask 1 sheet 27ml
You can find our full range of Japanese facial sheet masks in the Japanese Taste store here.
Want to learn more about the best J-beauty products? Check out this article on 20 of the Best Japanese Anti-aging and Anti-wrinkle Skincare Products.