Benefits of Facial Mask
A facial is basically a multi-step skin treatment that is one of the best ways to take care of your skin. A facial cleanse, exfoliates, and nourishes the skin, promoting a clear, well-hydrated complexion and can help your skin look younger. A facial works best when it is part of an on-going program of skin care.
Consultation, exfoliation, extraction are some of the basic steps of facial. During a professional facial, the facial mask is applied after cleansing, skin analysis, exfoliation, extractions, and massage. Facial masks treat your particular skin type or condition, whether it's dry, dehydrated, sensitive, red, or oily.
Facial masks generally stay on your skin for 10 to 15 minutes and contain ingredients like
• Black moor mud
• Aloe vera
• Essential oils
• Massage oils
A face mask is applied to treat your particular skin condition, so it's important to choose the right one for you according to your skin type and condition. Depending on their ingredients, masks can tighten and tone, hydrate, nourish, draw out impurities, help blemishes heal, calm and soothe, or revitalize the skin. There are several types of masks including clay, cream, setting, and gel varieties, each of which offers its own exceptional benefits.
As there are different types of masks having different benefits;
• Clay masks, which contain clay, kaolin, or bentonite for their tightening and sebum-absorbing effects, help draw oil and dirt to the surface of the skin.
• Cream masks or gel masks are formulated to hydrate and nourish the skin.
• Setting masks harden into a rubbery state before the esthetician peels them off.
Although professional treatment of facial having application of facial masks are always recommended but there are also very effective homemade masks can also be a good option. Fresh fruits, vegetables, milk, yogurt, honey, and eggs have been used for centuries as home beauty remedies. Whether you have dry or oily skin, you can try these solutions on your own. Making a face mask at home is relatively simple, just blend ingredients together until you have a thick enough paste to smear on your skin. Depending on your desired outcome and the effects of your ingredients, you should be able to feel results as soon as you wash off your face.
• Papaya contains papain, a protein-digesting enzyme that dissolves the dead outer layer of the skin, which means you should avoid using this mask if your skin is already irritated or sunburned.
• Egg whites tighten and tone the skin.
• Yogurt contains natural lactic acid that helps exfoliate the skin and can be used alone as a skin softening face mask, which is appropriate for all skin types
• Cucumbers provide cooling, soothing, and healing effects, especially when placed over the eyes or mixed in a blender with other ingredients.
• Avocados are rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, D, and E and oil, which makes it a good choice for restoring moisture and toughening dry and sensitive skin.
• Honey has hydrating, toning, and tightening effects, and is often mixed with other ingredients for combined effects.
• Potatoes can be used for oily skin or to reduce under-eye puffiness.