The Benefits of a Face Mask



I like treating myself to a face mask every now again. It soothes my skin and my mind, putting me in a very relaxing state.

Face masks form a usual part of an effective skin care regimen, and are one of the easiest ways to give your face the treatment it needs. The weather, central heating, stress, lack of sleep, and other harmful elements in the air can rob your skin off life, vigor and beauty. With a face mask you’ll give your face the necessary care in just a couple of minutes.

Face masks can come in different forms, colours and textures. We have the clay-based masks that have to be washed off after a couple of minutes of sitting on your face. Another type is the liquid form which dries into a sheet that you can easily peel off. Some face masks are made from artificial products while others are made from natural products that come straight from the kitchen or garden.

Whatever the face mask is made of, face masks have a lot of benefits for the skin. Here are a few reasons why you should pamper yourself with a face mask today and why your skin will thank you for it.

  1. Easy to use and quick improvement to your skin

I find this the most impressive quality of face masks. Face masks can be applied on your face and left for as little as 5-15 minutes and the changes you’ll notice on your face are quite amazing for such a short period of time.

Whenever I use a face mask I see changes immediately after washing it off. My skin looks and feels soft and supple. I consider face masks one of the fastest and most effective steps in a skin care regimen.

  1. Cleanses the pores of your skin

I know it may sound strange that a messy-looking face mask could cleanse your pores. Face masks, depending on the type of face mask you use, have the power to remove impurities from the pores of your skin. The ingredients in the face masks have the ability to penetrate deep into your skin and remove those impurities. Apart from this, face masks help to remove dead skin cells leaving your skin smooth and clear.

  1. Keeps your skin hydrated

The water from the face mask helps to keep your skin moisturized. As the face mask moisturizes your skin, your skin becomes soft and plump, and the elasticity of your skin increases.


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  1. Makes your skin look more youthful

Face masks help to tighten your skin minimizing the appearances of fine lines on your skin. The contents of face masks promote collagen production in your skin. This gives your skin a more youthful glow. In addition to this, your skin will feel softer and look smoother as well.

  1. Improves your skin tone

Face masks are quite effective in dealing with hyperpigmentation. The active ingredients in the face mask help to tone your skin and lighten the dark patches and spots on your face.  Those ingredients not only even your skin tone, they also improve the texture of your skin.


Do you use a face mask regularly? Which do you swear by?


30 responses

  1. I’ve not used a face mask in ages. I keep thinking of investing in a good quality one but I keep forgetting to look for one. You have reminded me to look for one, I really do need to start making lists ..

  2. Every time I visit Korea I pick up a bunch of different face masks to last me a year. I have lots which I use regularly except for the last 3 weeks I forgot. I love the clean feeling after I use a face mask

  3. I love face mask, it helps to refresh and juvenate the face but it is been a while I used one last. Will have to look for a good one. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Oh a face mask is part of my weekly pamper and has been for many years. I prefer the peel type. Though whilst on holiday abroad I use a clay mask that washes off.

    I love the face peels as it feels like a layer of skin is being peeled off and my skin feels lovely and taught.

    I loved the AVON planet spa face peel however they have stopped doing it. Can’t get anymore off EBAY so now looking round for a new one.

    I did use the black peels however found them really painful and not easy to remove

    I am now on a hunt for a new one for when this job lot I bought runs out. Seen a few. Just not sure which one to try yet

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