Facial mask is one of those beauty treatments where a mask of skin care material is applied on the face and the neck to treat the skin. The objective of applying the face mask is only one- to make the skin more healthy and beautiful.
Hence the type of face mask that is chosen basis what the skin lacks and the mask is meant to take care of it. There are a variety of skin care masks with their different uses.
First step before choosing a face mask treatment is to identify the skin type. It is important to know whether the skin is dry or oily. Depending on the skin type the masks are made separately.
This is because for instance, if a mask rich in cream and oil gets applied on the oily skin, then the skin will run a higher risk of getting skin problems owing to its type. The oily skin instead will need a mask that extracts extra oil from the skin.
There are different kinds of masks available and one of the most popular is called the radiance or the anti aging mask. These masks help in reducing the excessive wear and tear in the skin along with the reduction in visible wrinkles and crow’s feet.
They are supposed to rejuvenate sagging skin, so that the look of the skin improves and one looks younger. These masks are rich in vitamins, kelp, seaweeds and minerals. All these components are vital for healthy, supple skin.
Then there are masks which are called the hydrating masks and as the name suggests, the sole purpose of these masks is to ensure that the skin has the sufficient amount of moisture that will make it look better again.
Also there are clay and mud masks, which are recommended for oily skin. They are the detoxifying masks which dry in a small span of time. They absorb the excess oil of the skin when they have dried and are then peeled out. They help in getting rid of pimples, blackheads and even dead skin cells.
There are firming masks as well that are used for the tightening of sagging skin. It is important that you know which facial mask your skin requires beforehand.