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Turn up the heat with a warming mask. The mineral zeolite, formed from volcanic rocks and ash, or a chemical like magnesium sulfate produces an exothermic (translation: heat-generating) response when applied to wet skin. The increased temperature causes skin to swell and become more pliable, so active ingredients like spot-fighting salicylic acid can penetrate more efficiently, Wilson says. Plus, it feels so cozy on chilly days.

Best for: Treating congested pores, oiliness, or dry skin.

Try: Try: Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare Thermal Detox Warming Cleansing Mask ($49;