How to Apply Face Masks Properly to Get the Full Benefits

How to Apply Face Masks ProperlyFace masks are one of the easiest and cheapest ways to give your skin some extra TLC and make it look glowing. There are many types of masks out there, each with its unique skin benefits. To make the most of these benefits, you should know know to pick the right product and how to apply face masks properly. Organic Store has a few tips that may be helpful.


Tip #1. Take Your Skin Type Into Account

Each skin type has specific needs and concerns. For example, if you have dry skin, it will benefit from extra hydration, while oily skin needs shine control. If a facial mask doesn’t suit your skin type, it won’t do you any good. Moreover, it might actually make things worse. For example, cleansing masks for oily skin are too harsh for dry skin and may cause irritation and flaking.

Check this out: Face Masks for All Skin Types by Cafe Mimi


Tip #2. Cleanse Your Face Before Using a Face Mask

In general, face masks should be applied to clean, dry skin, so make sure to use a cleanser that suits your skin type and pat your face dry before using a face mask. Even when you use a cleansing mask, you should at least wipe your face with a cotton pad soaked in micellar water to remove make-up residue and excess skin oil.

Check this out: Dr. Sante Foam Cleansers


Tip #3. Don’t Apply Masks to the Area Around Your Eyes

The skin around the eyes is thinner and more delicate than the skin on the rest of your face. Active ingredients contained in most face masks are too strong for it; instead of taking care of the skin, they may strip it of moisture and cause irritation. To take care of your eye area, use special eye masks, serums, creams, patches, and other products that are specifically designed for this purpose.

Check this out: Anti-Wrinkle Eye Cream by Dr. Sante ArganOil


Tip #4. Don’t Leave the Mask on for Too Long

There is a common misconception that the longer you leave a mask on, the better it works. Actually, it is quite the opposite. Leaving a mask on for an extra-long time can be bad for your skin when you use a mask with strong active ingredients like AHAs or retinol. So you should always follow the directions on the packaging when using a store-bought mask. If you’re afraid you’ll lose track of time, set a timer.

Check this out: Secret Life Face Masks by Bio World


Face Masks in Our Store

Organic Kitchen


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4.40
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Organic Kitchen


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3.50
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Cafe Mimi


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5.10
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Bio World


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3.50
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WildLife


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1.45
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Aromatika


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2.00
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Dermaglin


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1.65
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