December 13, 2018

I Tried 5 Leaders Sheet Masks in 5 Days: The 411 on Their Newest Sheet Mask Lines

Leaders is famous for their sheet masks, but with so many on offer, how does one pick the right mask? So we tasked contributing editor Sheryll with testing out the five newest lines of Leaders sheet masks (over a looong hydration-soaked weekend — it's tough being a beauty editor!

About the product

What Is It:

Leaders AC Clear Treatment Mask is proof that effective treatment for oily, stressed, sensitive skin doesn’t have to strip and irritate!

Formulated with lots of soothing botanicals and extracts, Leaders AC Clear Treatment Mask brings balance to the skin. With each masking session you’ll find your skin soothed, calmed, more hydrated and ready to face the day or night ahead!

Leaders AC Clear Treatment Mask uses K-beauty’s all-star ingredient, Snail Secretion Filtrate, to deliver extra healing, brightness, and softness to your skin. Tea Tree oil helps clear congested angry skin with it’s antiseptic properties. Leaders has also included yet another skincare treat, Artemisia Absinthium Extract, aka Mugwort Extract. Artemisia is popping up everywhere as one of the most recently fawned-over ingredients in K-beauty. It’s known for its soothing, hydrating, and calming effects on the skin, making it an excellent fit in this stellar formulation!

Our insight:

Worried about chest acne? After enjoying this mask the traditional way, flip it over to the unused side, cut in half, and drape across your decollete area to reap the benefits of this soothing treat everywhere its needed! You can rehydrate the mask with the unused serum inside the pouch!

How to use:

Apply after cleansing. Leave the mask on for 10-20 minutes. Massage or pat the excess serum into face and neck until fully absorbed into skin.


Water, Methylpropanediol, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dipropylene Glycol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Acer saccharum (Sugar Maple) extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Betaine, Snail Secretion Filtrate, Xanthan Gum, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Isostearate, Fragrance, Sodium Hyaluronate, Artemisia Capillaris Flower Extract, Ecklonia Cava Extract, Houttuynia Cordata Extract, Ledum Palustre Extract, Saururus Chinensis Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract, Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Artemisia Absinthium Extract, Gentiana Lutea Root Extract, (-)-alpha-bisabolol, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Caesalpinia Sappan Bark Extract, Magnolia Obovata Bark Extract, Terminalia Chebula Fruit Extract

Brand info:

Founded by top dermatologists at Korea’s top university, Seoul National University, Leaders Cosmetics is a cosmeceutical brand known for their high quality sheet masks. Originally a high-end medi-spa, Leaders was launched as a consumer brand in 2004 in response to patients who wanted at-home versions of the care they received professionally. Formulated with safe yet potent ingredients to bring about real results, each Leaders product is researched and developed by dermatologists, thoroughly tested for irritation, and manufactured in-house with a patented technology at its R&D center. Currently available in 20 countries around the world, Leaders is increasingly gaining traction in the West for its high quality products available at reasonable prices.