Face masks contain an abundance of highly concentrated ingredients specific to the skin type and conditions they are designed to treat. They are occlusive; therefore, skin absorbs the beneficial ingredients they contain more efficiently. Not only do they benefit the skin, but they also provide us with a pause, a moment to relax and revive, making them a great way to unwind and alleviate stress.
What are the benefits of the different types of masks and how do I know which to choose for my skin?
Depending on their formulation, masks can treat a multitude of skin concerns from dehydration to extreme skin irritation. Masks are formulated for various skin types and conditions, each providing a different result for the skin. Let’s look at the types of formulations available.
1. Gel masks