FACIAL MASKS

GUIDE ON CHOOSING FACIAL MASKS

Facial masks are facial skin care products that can help to heal and restore your skin.

They help to remove dead skin cells from the surface of the skin.

In the process, the skin pores are tightened and the skin appears smoother.

Facial skin masks come in different forms. Each of the different types will serve a different purpose.

Here are some information on the uses of these different masks. Use the guide below to help you in selecting the appropriate type of masks for your skin type.

 

MOISTURIZING MASKS


Moisturizing facial mask are rich masks that help to improve the skin’s moisture levels. This means that flakiness, dry patches and even fine lines can be removed or reduced. The mask works like a moisturizer but more intensively and quickly. They are an ideal mask to use after sunbathing, or when your skin feels “tight”. Obviously, moisturizing masks are good choices for dry skin.

 

APPLICATION METHOD

  • Smooth the mask on the skin
  • Leave it on for 10 – 15 minutes
  • Use a tissue to remove it. Any slight reside left on the skin will continue to do its improvement work.

 

MUD AND CLAY MASKS


Mud and clay masks are a good choice if you have oily skin. It will help to absorb excess impurities and grease that is on the skin, close up open pores, remove shininess and clear up blemishes.

Using mud mask on oily and acne-prone skin will give definite improvements.

Dead Sea Mud Masks are sometimes used for the healing properties of mud from the Dead Sea regions. Patients with psoriaris (a skin disorder characterised by thick red scaly patches of skin) improve in Dead Sea spas.

Sometimes known as wash-off masks, they contain clay products such as kaolin or bentonite and can dry up the skin. Hence, they are not suitable if you have dry skins.

 

APPLICATION METHOD

  • Smooth the mask onto your skin
  • Leave it to dry out for 10 – 15 minutes
  • Use warm water to wash the mask away. It will rinse dirt, dead skin cells and grime away at the same time.

 

EXFOLIATING FACIAL MASKS


Exfoliating facial masks can be used on any skin type. They have deep cleansing actions and will help to keep your skin in great condition.

Dead cells build-up will make your skin look dull and lead to problems like blackheads. Even normal skins may suffer from the build-up of dead skin cells. Exfoliating masks exfoliates as it cleanse and will help to alleviate this problem.

 

APPLICATION METHOD

  • Smooth on the exfoliating mask
  • Leave it to dry for 10 – 15 minutes
  • Wash the mask away with warm water. As you rinse, the tiny abrasive particles will clean away the debris on the skin’s surface.

PEEL-OFF FACIAL MASKS


Peel-off masksPremier Dead Sea Professional Peeling Mask contain polyvinyl alcohol or vinyl acetate. They may come in liquid or gel form. These are applied and peeled off after 15 – 30 minutes. Hence, the name peel-off masks.

Peel-off masks are not very drying and may be used by any skin types.

Peel-off masks is refreshing for areas on the skin by clearing pores that are clogged. It will also help to nourish drier skins.

 

APPLICATION METHOD

  • Smooth on the mask
  • Leave it to dry for 10 – 15 minutes
  • Peel the mask away

GEL FACIAL MASKS

Facial gel masks provide a cooling and soothing effect. It is very soothing after too much sun, or when your skin feels irritated. It is a good choice if you have sensitive skin or very oily complexions.

APPLICATION METHOD

  • Smooth on the gel mask
  • Lie down and relax for 10 – 15 minutes
  • Use a tissue to remove the gel