The 4 W’s of Facial Masks

Welcome to the world of facial masks! Here’s everything you need to know in order to pick the perfect mask for your skin this summer.

1. Oxygen Finishing Mask – Natura Bisse

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Who: Smokers, Travelers, Adolescents but can be used by anyone needing a pick me up.

What: This refreshing and highly purifying gel mask contains stabilized hydrogen peroxide which transforms into pure oxygen and water upon penetrating your skin. Hello hydration!

When: A thin layer can be applied and left on for 10 minutes prior to make up application for an amazing, even wear all day long. It’s also a great to put on at night as a relaxation treatment for times when your skin appears tired after a long day.

Where: All over a cleansed face. Make sure you avoid your eyebrows and hair line as the mask has the potential to lighten hair. Remove with warm water.

2. Essential Shock Intense Mask – Natura Bisse

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Who: All skin types but ideal for women looking to combat signs of aging.

What: This deliciously creamy mask has incredible revitalizing and hydrating power. Its gentle smoothing effect helps to diminish wrinkles and provide skin with improved tone and firmness. The combination of vitamins and pineapple nourish, protect, and hydrate skin.

When: Can be used morning and night.

Where: All over a cleansed face avoiding the eye contour area. Let the mask sit for 10-15 minutes and then remove with a sponge and warm water. It can also be used as a repairing and revitalizing mask for your hair. It’s ideal in the summertime, when your hair is driest.

3. Rescue Mask – Eve Lom

Who: Those will dull, decongested and stressed-out skin

What: A weekly complexion booster and emergency treatment for sluggish, stressed-out skin. Featuring camphor, almond and honey-infused kaolin clay, this mask is the perfect weekly deep clean to keep your complexion in radiant condition. Whether it’s blotchiness, irritable break-outs or morning-after puffiness, the Rescue Mask will get your skin back on track.

When: Can be used morning and night with an emphasis on times when skin is congested and/or puffy.

Where: All over cleansed, dry face. Shake the tube well and apply a medium to thick layer allowing to sit for approximately 20 minutes. Remove by gently buffing the dry mask with your fingers.

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4. Moisture Mask – Eve Lom

Who: Thirsty and dehydrated skin types

What: This intense skin boost contains an advanced complex of skin quenchers to swiftly restore the skin’s moisture balance and defend against future dryness.

When: Once or twice a week in the evening after cleansing.

Where: All over a cleansed face. There is no need to rinse off as it is a leave-on mask.

5. Cellularose Hydra-Radiance Mask – By Terry

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Who: Dry, tired & mature skin types

What: A hydrating bath for the skin that is extremely thirst-quenching and moistening. Thanks to Black Rose, White Rose and French Rose ingredients, skin is filled with water, glow is enhanced and fine lines and wrinkles are smoothed out.

When: Can be used in the morning for a flash result or overnight for an intense effect.

Where: Apply generously to face, eye contour area and neck whenever needed.

6. Aqua Gel Luminous Mask – NARS

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Who: Skin in need of smoothing and recharging

What: Infused with NARS exclusive Light Reflecting Complex, Japonicus root extract, Wild Pansy Extract and Beech Bud extract, this luminous mask saturates the skin with moisture leaving it feeling comfortable, calm, and smooth. This treatment mask helps skin achieve a new level of luminosity and preparation for smooth makeup application.

When: Can be used morning and night.

Where: Gently massage a small amount of product over face and neck until absorbed.