Sarah Chapman Skinesis Instant Miracle Mask

There are, in our experience, very few products that can live up to the 'miracle' promise.  But hallelujah:  here is one that does.  And then some. It's not like any other mask you've ever tried.  Pour 60 ml of water into the shaker.  Add the contents of a sachet.  Shake well till it goes 'silent', and then get slathering FAST with the spatula.  The pink powder is transformed into a rubbery paste and you've got a minute or so to apply it all over your face and the back of your hands.  (We find it easiest to do this in front of a mirror, to see where it's going and ensure even distribution.)

Then lie back and let the extraordinary mixture of Moroccan lava clay, vitamin C, brown algae and rose oil (yes, it's got a lovely scent) work its magic.  The real clincher is a mega-dose of hyaluronic acid which is 'trapped' by the mask, plumping up skin to the point where when Jo tried this the first time, she looked in the mirror and saw the complexion of a 12-year-old staring back.  Every line gone.  That particular effect only lasts a few hours, but the skin-brightening radiance is enduring, and makes this truly worth £9-a-pop.  (Console yourself that it's a fraction of the cost of a superfacial with Ms. Chapman herself.)

What's really fun is peeling it off afterwards.  Sooooooo satisfying.  (Just do follow the caveat and avoid the hairline, though, or you'll be at it for hours.)

The other miracle?  After an initial sell-out, Instant Miracle Mask is now back in stock.

UK readers find it at£38 for four sachets - click here (Do go via the Victoria Health page on our site - just click here - to enjoy an automatic 5% discount added at checkout) US readers find it at$75 - click here