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Vanquish common big-day skin problems with a luxe at-home mask.

Photograph by Bruce Peterson

CLEARING

Stop wedding-day blemishes in their tracks with a salve that combines zit-fighting ingredients like salicylic acid and zinc oxide with soothing seaweed extract and chamomile.

Indie Lee “Clearing” mask, $60, Credo.

HYDRATING

Skoah’s most popular mask relies on moisture-preserving hyaluronic acid as well as echinacea and ginkgo biloba extracts to quench thirsty skin, practically ensuring that bridal glow.

“Hydradew” mask, $48, Skoah.

ANTI-AGING

Fine lines don’t stand a chance against this lavender-hued treatment, complete with fruit-derived alpha-hydroxy acids and two types of vitamin C to ward off wrinkle-inducing sun damage.

Tatcha “Violet-C Radiance” mask, $68, Sephora.

FIRMING

Made with argan oil and rhassoul clay, Josie Maran’s nutrient-heavy recipe gently exfoliates and refines pores for a more supple, toned visage.

Josie Maran “Whipped Mud” mask, $48, Sephora.

CLEANSING

Packed with toxin-absorbing white halloysite clay, raw honey, and a bevy of organic ingredients, this formula cleans and softens skin.

May Lindstrom “Honey Mud” mask, $90, Follain.

BRIGHTENING

Mineral water, rose, and sandalwood team up in this wear-it-to-bed blend to revitalize tired skin for a complexion so fresh, even your bridesmaids will be jealous.

Laneige “Water Sleeping” mask, $25, Sephora.

Services

Step up your prewedding skin prep with these bride-friendly spa facials.

STEEP CLEAN FACIAL

Where to Go: Bliss Spa Boston
What It Costs: $275 for 75 minutes

Ideal for acne-prone skin, this treatment combines revitalizing microdermabrasion and deep-cleaning with a soothing oxygen mask to remove dead skin cells and shrink pores.

POWER PEEL

Where to Go: Skin Spa New York
What It Costs: $80 for 20 to 60 minutes

Don’t let the name intimidate you—this rejuvenating facial uses gentle exfoliation to blast fine lines and improve skin tone.

HYDRAFACIAL

Where to Go: Bella Santé
What It Costs: Starting at $175 for 30 minutes

Moisturize and balance dry or damaged skin with a circulation-improving massage, a lactic-acid-based cleanse, and an LED-light treatment that reduces oil and redness.