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Let me set the mood. 

It's a Sunday evening, and you've lit some candles, run a bubble bath, and poured yourself a glass of wine. The only thing missing? A mud mask to give your skin a much-needed reset after a wild weekend and before a long workweek ahead. Why a mud mask? Well, the powerful ingredient is a must-have for drawing unwanted oils out of the skin, supplying a dose of radiance, and preventing future breakouts. 

But with so many out there, where do you start? That's where we come in, sharing 10 of our favorites for any price range, any skin type, and any skin concern. See our selection for yourself.

Ahava 24K Gold Mineral Mud Mask ($46.40, Ulta)

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This luxurious mask is packed with two sought-after ingredients: authentic dead sea mud and 24K gold. The Ahava 24K Gold Mineral Mud Mask nourishes your skin brilliantly, bringing spa-level skin to you in the comfort of your own home. 

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Shea Moisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask ($15.99, Ulta)

SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask is for skin that needs a serious reset. Extracting excess oil from the skin, it leaves skin clear and smooth like never before. The proprietary blend of African black soap and raw shea butter helps to clarify, balance, and soothe blemish-prone skin. 

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Yes to Grapefruit Vitamin C Glow-Boosting Unicorn Mud Mask ($15.99, Ulta)

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The Yes to Grapefruit Vitamin C Glow-Boosting Unicorn Mud Mask is all about the brightening. Formulated with grapefruit to help visibly brighten and even your skin tone's appearance, vitamin C is incorporated for that added dose of glow. You'll see exactly why this mask is for the unicorn in everyone.

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Yes to Tomatoes Detoxifying Charcoal Mud Mask ($15.99, Ulta)

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When it comes to mud masks, this drugstore favorite is a serious OG. According to Yes to, "This mask is formulated to assist in cleaning up and reducing the severity of acne by helping rid skin of impurities." Charcoal, salicylic acid, tomato, aloe, and chamomile  penetrate the pores for clarified skin.

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Found Beauty Moor Mud Face Mask ($12.99, Found Beauty)

This uber-powerful Found Beauty mud mask draws out dirt, oil, and other impurities leaves skin looking fresh and cleansed. The nutrient-rich Moor Mud paired with charcoal swiftly refines pores. 

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Glam Glow YOUTHMUD Glow Stimulating & Exfoliating Treatment Mask Mini ($25, Sephora)

If there's one thing Glam Glow knows, it's a great mask. Packed with antioxidants from green tea, it leaves your skin instantly bright and smooth for a visibly firmer, more glowing, youthful look.

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Sephora Collection Purifying Mud Mask: Clear & Mattify ($16, Sephora)

Zinc and white clay come together for this penetrative mask that digs deeps to deliver brighter and smoother skin. 

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Fresh Umbrian Clay Pore Purifying Face Mask ($58, Sephora)

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This mineral-rich favorite works for all skin types, cleansing and minimizing pores and shine without overdrying or clogging pores.

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Peter Thomas Roth Irish Moor Mud Purifying Black Mask ($60, Sephora)

According to PTR, this ultra-hydrating mask "infuses skin with moisture, vitamins, essential minerals, and potent antioxidant benefits." Packed with 9,000-year-old black moor mud that's harvested by hand from the Irish countryside and combined with hijiki seaweed and volcanic ash, this mask is worth every single penny. 

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Chantecaille Detox Clay Mask with Rosemary and Honey ($85, Neiman Marcus)

This black clay mask, infused with innovative botanicals that rebalance skin moisture levels, is formulated with kaolin clay that helps absorb oil and pure honey that nourishes the skin.

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