Skin Care October 6, 2016

Choosing the Right Face Mask

woman with face mask

Using a face mask on a regular basis is a highly suggested and emphasized skin care step by experts everywhere.  If you’ve been following our articles for a while, you know we’re all about face masks as well.  Face masks are great for so many different skincare concerns and can be incredibly beneficial to taking your skin to a new level.  Although you know that face masks can be incredibly beneficial to your skin care routine, you may be confused when it comes to actually choosing one.  We decided to break down a few tips to consider when choosing the right face mask for you.

Consider The Steps Involved
Since there are so many different mask options, that also means some masks involved different steps in order to use them properly.  Read the directions and decide whether or not the mask’s instructions are something that you’re comfortable with and really willing to do.  They often require different timing, and may even suggest you use them with certain products.  If the mask’s steps aren’t realistic for you and your lifestyle, odds are you’re not going to use it as often as you should and therefore you’re not going to get the best benefits from them.

woman touching face

Determine Your Skin’s Type & Needs
Before you purchase any face mask, you need to make sure you’re looking at masks that are going to work WITH your skin type.  Just like any other skin care product, if you don’t use something that’s formulated for your skin type, it can have reverse effects on your skin.  In addition to considering your skin type, you’re going to want to think about what your skin needs from a mask, what are you looking to achieve from using a face mask exactly?  You need to first answer those questions before moving forward in choosing the right face mask for you.  There are literally face masks for pretty much any skin condition, so it’s really up to you and your skin to minimize the selection.  It can feel overwhelming when choosing a face mask because of all the options, figuring out these details will cut out a lot of options right away.

Research The Ingredients & Brand
When it comes to skin care there are so many different brands and ingredients, it can be incredibly overwhelming when it comes to actually choosing.  Make sure you’re using a brand that’s respected in the industry and doesn’t use any ingredients that you’re not confident in.  If you’re someone who feels strongly about using products that are natural, make sure the brand holds that same standard.  With so many options available, you’re sure to find something that fits with your standards and will give you the results you’re looking for in a face mask.

Of course, the great thing about a face mask is it isn’t a permanent thing – if you don’t love the face mask you purchase you can always purchase another one the next time.  Do your research, ask others for their experiences and you’re sure to find the perfect mask for you.

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