Unmasking the Truth: Our Favorite Face Masks

Most experts agree that using a face mask can make all the difference to your skin. Sure, it’s just one step, but think of it as a way to super-charge your skin. Face masks are fantastic for taking away all the signs of stress and leave your skin looking fresher, healthier and happier. Plus, what greater way is there to relax than to put on a mask and lay down for a few uninterrupted moments.

Whether your skin is breaking out, flaking, looking dull or just needs a little extra oomph, we’ve got a mask for you. Get out the cucumber slices, here are our top five face masks.

Eve Lom Rescue Mask – This mask is loved by actresses and celebrities for a little pampering before the red carpet. It works great to unclog and deep cleanse skin that is a little stressed out. It contains kaolin clay to draw out impurities, honey to hydrate and camphor to get rid of puffiness and blotchiness. Think of it as a tiny hug for your face.

Elemis Herbal Lavender Repair Mask – This mask contains everything you need to decongest your skin and get rid of breakouts. The rosemary and thyme act as gentle antiseptics to cleanse the skin, while lavender soothes and calms it. Moms, beware. Your daughters will try to steal this one from you.

Bliss Triple Oxygen Mask – The ultimate pre-party treat, this mask works on all skin types. With vitamin C ester, anti-oxidants and a heavy dose of oxygen (you can actually see and feel it bubble!), it will brighten and energize your skin instantly.

Aromatherapy Associates Rose Hydrating Face Mask – Apart from smelling beautiful, this mask provides dry skin with a much needed boost of hydration. Damask rose water comes straight from Bulgarian roses to combine with aloe vera to moisturize, tone and refresh thirsty skin. If your skin feels extra thirsty, leave this mask on overnight.

Athena Lab Whitening Gel Mask – This little multi-tasker won’t just deep cleanse your skin, it will also prevent blackheads, mattify and lighten dark spots. Its ingredients polish and purify the skin while breaking up excess melanin that causes dark spots or patches. Combine that with sebum regulating properties and you’ve got a winner!

 

Aseya Atiq

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