A hydrating mask is ideal for people with dry skin. It is packed with moisture and will leave your skin nourished and rejuvenated. Ingredients in a moisturizing mask may include vitamins, minerals and natural oils. Typically, this specific kind of mask is left on the skin for approximately 5-10 minutes before it is rinsed off. Some hydrating masks can also be used as an intensive overnight treatment. These are packed with moisture revealing smooth, supple and refreshed skin.
Dead skin cells and dirt can clog pores and cause acne breakouts and blemishes. It can also cause your skin to become dull and uneven. An exfoliating mask can help prevent this to happen as it clears away oil and impurities. You will, however want to choose the right mask that suits your skin type. A person with oily acne-prone skin will likely want a clay mask fortified with salicylic acid to help dry acne. For dry skin, a mask that is creamy containing natural oils would be best. As for normal skin, a combination of both would be suitable. Whatever your skin type, you will want to exfoliate to reveal a bright and healthy complexion.
A firming mask is ideal for maturing skin, however, it is never too early to start. Some women in their late twenties and early thirties start using firming products. Why wait for signs of aging to appear? A firming mask usually contains ingredients such as essential oils, salicylic acid and vitamin A, which help increase elasticity and firmness to your skin, also tighten and lift to bring back natural contours. Essential oils such as almond and avocado oils encourage elasticity. Salicylic acid and Vitamin A can help your skin produce more collagen, therefore help firm the skin, minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Firming masks will leave your skin feeling hydrated, replenished and looking younger.
If you have sensitive skin, you are very cautious when it comes to applying any product on your face, even a basic moisturizer. Anything can trigger an outbreak. If however, you do wake up to an eczema flare-up all over your face, don’t panic. A calming mask is what you will need. These masks are designed to cool and soothe irritated skin. Many calming mask are infused with vitamins, natural oils and plant and fruit extracts all of which help hydrate your skin as well. Although you can leave some soothing masks overnight for extra hydration, most need to be rinsed off with lukewarm water after approximately 15 minutes to reveal smooth and silky skin.