Woke up to a not-so-friendly breakout? Or struggle with large pores or and blackheads? Oh, we feel you. It's one of the most frustrating skin problems you can deal with, but fortunately, there's some effective face masks on the market for this exact reason. These hardworking facial treatments are designed specifically to restore your skin, help calm irritation and tackle acne face-on. See our favourites below: 

Eve Lom Rescue Mask, $63 mecca.com.au 

Acne fighters: The 4 best face masks for breakouts

This mask literally solves all your worst skin-nightmares: redness, irritable breakouts, oiliness, irritation, blackheads, blotchiness and morning-after puffiness (did we miss anything?). The clay gently decongests the skin and pores, and you'll soon notice a more radiant and refined complexion. 

Origins Clear Improvement Mask, $37 mecca.com.au 

Acne fighters: The 4 best face masks for breakouts

If you struggle with blackheads and clogged pores specifically, then this one's for you. The hero ingredient in this face mask is the active charcoal, which acts like a magnet to draw out anything that's clogging up your pores. And the result?  Minimal pores, less breakouts and silky smooth skin.

Estee Lauder Perfectly Clean Multi-Action Foam Cleanser/Purifying Mask, $45 esteelauder.com.au

Acne fighters: The 4 best face masks for breakouts

This two-in-one facial product can act as a daily cleanser or a 3-minute purifying mask.  Regardless of how you choose to use it, it still delivers a deeply rich clean for your complexion. The botanical-based formula will reduce irritation and calm the skin but also doubles as a great make-up remover.  

Clinique Anti-Blemish Solutions Oil Control Cleansing Mask, $52 clinique.com.au 

Acne fighters: The 4 best face masks for breakouts

Great for when you're skin needs a pick-me-up just before a night out, as in only five minutes your complexion will look less blemish-troubled, clearer and not as irritable. As a clay-based formula, the mask will also help prevent any future breakouts and keep shine away. 

Acne fighters: The 4 best face masks for breakouts