The number of people who have seen your entire face in the past year is probably quite limited. And while masking has some benefits (beyond slowing the spread of COVID-19!) That include not having to worry so much about your skin condition, it’s going to be a huge relief to unmask in business. vaccinated this summer anyway – because, smile!
The stress of the past year, however, can be written all over your face. And so, it might be wise to commit to a little 911 skincare in preparation for the big reveals. Below are 15 face masks – from the skin care variety – offering a range of useful ingredients to restore your skin to its former pre-pandemic glory so you can leave it to glow (vaccinated) outside of your skin. quarantine bubble finally.
15 face masks that rejuvenate mask-tired skin
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Oily and acne-prone skin
1. Eve Lom Rescue Mask
This kaolin clay mask is infused with honey to calm and lighten skin simultaneously. The ground almonds then gently exfoliate, resulting in a fresh look, ready to meet new friends for the first time in over a year.
2. OMOROVICZA Silver Skin Savior face mask
The key ingredient in this mask is colloidal silver, known for its antibacterial properties. It works in tandem with the mask’s niacinamide to clarify the skin. The acids – glycolic and salicylic – then work to further unclog the pores. The overall effect is clearer, more luminous skin that is hydrated but without shine.
3. Lancer Clarifying Detox Mask
Green tea and green clay combine in this mask to clarify and brighten skin alongside detoxifying sulfur and radiance azelaic acid. Use it as a spot treatment or face mask, and after just 15 minutes, the appearance of acne will be visibly reduced and your skin will appear healthier, brighter and more even.
4. Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare DRx Blemish Solutions Clarifying Mask
This clarifying mask from a beloved brand of publishers relies on colloidal sulfur, bentonite clay and kaolin clay to banish blemishes. And while it’s designed for oily skin, it does its job of cleansing the skin and absorbing smooth skin without drying out the skin in the process. The mask is also formulated to reduce redness and relies on aloe vera to soothe inflamed skin. It can be applied as a spot treatment or left in place overnight.
5. Dr. Jart + Dermask Micro Jet cleansing mask
This sheet mask is infused with Clearing Solution Complex, a proprietary blend of niacinamide, tea tree leaf oil and salicylic acid designed to zap. It is specially formulated to treat oily skin and as such it provides gentle hydration without further clogging the pores. After use, your skin will appear calm, clear and luminous.
Dry and mature skin
1. La Mer The Treatment Lotion Mask
In no world is this an economic discovery, but at least you’re looking for * real * results. The serum of this mask is a mixture of miracle broth (exclusive formulation of La Mer), revitalizing ferment (marine minerals and algae) and micro-fiber technology, and it will hydrate the skin of your skin tired by the pandemic. The $ 165 price tag includes just six masks, but these are expected to last anywhere from six months to a year, given they’re more of an occasional fix than part of a daily regimen. (unless you’re, say, Kylie Jenner-rich). If you’ve got the cash, these babies are worth revitalizing the world’s dry, tired skin.
2. Kiehl’s Hydrating Nourishing Avocado Mask
There is something so indulgent, and at the same time earthy, about brushing your face in an avocado-based cream. And while there isn’t exactly a smushed effect here, this mask is formulated with ultra-hydrating avocado fruit extract and avocado oil, as well as oil. evening primrose. It only lasts 15 minutes and leaves the skin significantly less thirsty, tired and dull.
3. Superberry Hydrate + Glow Youth to the People dream mask
My skin is as dry as the desert I live in (Los Angeles!), And it’s one of my favorite hydration products. The whipped concoction uses herbal squalane, hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and betaine to effectively hydrate and plump the skin. One of the things I love most about this mask – besides its ability to do its job – is that you can coat it at night and forget about it, rather than having to wash it off before bed.
4. True Botanicals Moisture Wicking Night Mask
This sweet scent mask uses ingredients such as plant-based hyaluronic acid, squalane, mango butter and a blend of seaweed-based amino acids that increases collagen production by 400% after 48 hours . Like the Youth to the People mask, this one also allows you to put it on before bed and forget it overnight while it works its magic. And while many moisturizing masks can cause breakouts even on the driest skin types, this lightweight product won’t clog your pores and can be used as often as you want.
5. Charlotte Tilbury Instant Magic Facial Dry Sheet Mask
This sheet mask is unique in that it is dry, which means there is no slimy mess to contend with when you mask yourself. For this reason, it can also be reused for up to three ultra-hydrating and plumping sessions, and it can even be worn over makeup (although for best results use it on cleansed skin if possible). To hydrate, calm and brighten the skin, the active ingredients of the mask include niacinamide, shea butter, avocado oil, mango butter, crocus bulb extract, peptide complex and extract. of marine fern. In a very small trial conducted by the company, 91% of users reported improvement in the moisture content of their skin.
Inflamed and patchy skin
1. Alpyn Beauty Soothing Midnight Mask
This delicate mask is made from antioxidant-rich wild dandelions sourced from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, which are included for their anti-inflammatory prowess. Other powerful ingredients include bakuchiol (herbal retinol) as well as magnesium and valerian root. The overall effect of this night mask is calmer, plumped and better hydrated skin in the morning.
2. Three Vessels Soothe Rosehip Vitamin C Clay Mask
Vitamin C is basically the “it” ingredient in skin care of the day to lighten the skin. Here, it is found in rosehip extract, which is mixed with detoxifying pink clay for an overall clarifying and brightening effect. Use this mask before summer days without makeup for a Photoshop-esque effect.
3. Chanel Hydra Beauty Camellia Repair Mask
This whipped mask will hydrate even the thirstiest skin types. It is formulated with a combination of effective ingredients including: white camellia wax, hyaluronic acid and glycerin to seal in moisture; soothing panthenol; and the Blue Ginger Polyfractionated Active, rich in antioxidants, an exclusive ingredient from Chanel.
4. Chantecaille Gold Recovery Mask
If you are the type to treat yourself, this mask is a splurge well worth the price, good, gold. First of all, it is formulated with blackcurrant seed oil, which contributes significantly to building and protecting the skin barrier. It’s also infused with 24k gold and silk extracts that promise antioxidant benefits, along with probiotics and a combination of peptides that tone and brighten the skin while firming and hydrating at the same time. While it’s effective in just 10-15 minute increments, you can leave it on overnight for more intense results.
5. Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask
This Tata Harper jewel is actually more of a peel than a mask, which uses beta and alpha hydroxy acids to smooth and calm the skin and ultimately create a more even, brighter complexion. It is the perfect skin reset before the pose that will sweep away the old skin for a new social life after the vaccination.
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