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Knowing the Basics about Facial Masks

It is important to note that facial masks come after cleansing, skin analysis, extraction, exfoliation, and massage, when having a professional facial treatment. This is because facial masks will be able to treat your specific skin condition or type.

For instance, if you have dehydrated or dry skin, the facial mask will hydrate it. If you have red or inflamed skin, then the facial mask can soothe and calm it. If you have oily or congested skin, your facial mask can help draw the impurities out of your skin.

Here are a few things that you might haven’t known yet about facial masks. Basically, facial masks will stay on your skin for about 10-15 minutes. Such treatment contains black moor mud, clay, aloe vera, algae, seaweed, massage oils, vitamins, and herbs.

What it does on your skin?

Take note that it is intended to treat your specific skin condition, so it is important to consult an esthetician if you want to use it at home, other than having a professional facial treatment.

Masks will be able to tighten, hydrate, nourish, heal blemishes, tone, draw out impurities, calm down, and rejuvenate your skin, but it depends on the ingredients used. Mask types can vary, which include clay masks, cream or gel masks, and setting masks.

You can make your own facial masks

For home beauty remedies, it is important to note the household stuff that you can use, such as milk, fruits, vegetables, eggs, yoghurt, and honey. These ingredients have been used for centuries and proven to heal certain skin types and conditions.

Most common ingredients for homemade facial masks

Avocado – rich in vitamins such as A, B1, B2, D, and E.

Cucumber – known for its soothing, cooling, and healing properties.

Eggs – this will tone and tighten your skin.

Herbs – herbal ingredients and tea are also potent ingredients for facial masks.

Honey – this has toning, tightening, and hydrating impact to the skin.

Papaya – this contains protein-digesting enzyme, dissolving dead skin layers. It is not advisable to use this when skin already has prior irritation.

Yoghurt – this contains natural lactic acid, helping to exfoliate the skin.

  • January 26, 2017