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7 Types of Mask and the Benefit That You Should Know

7 Types of Mask and the Benefit That You Should Know

To get glowing and healthy skin, you should wear skincare. Therefore, You can wear skincare in the morning before doing your activities and at the night before you go to sleep to get the maximal result. You can do basic skincare, like wear a facial wash, toner, serum, and moisturizer.

But have you know that your skin needs more than just basic skincare? Because your skin needs to be cleansed and given more nutrition at least once a week. So what the solution is? The solution is wearing a mask!

Mask has the function to cleanse your face like to lift the dead skin on your face and can give nutrition to your face more than just basic skincare. Furthermore, you should wear a mask 1-2 times a week. And you should choose a type of mask based on what your skin needs and your skin problem.

But have you known that mask has 7 types? I guess that you know just a few types of masks. Therefore, you should know the 7 types of masks and the benefit for your skin. If you’ve done know the types of masks, it will make you easily choose the right mask for your skin based on your skin type and skin problems. Let’s know more about masks!


7 Types of Masks and the Benefit for Your Skin

There are 7 types of masks that you still don’t know. They are sheet mask, clay mask, wash off mask, peel off mask, DIY mask, exfoliating mask, and the last is sleeping mask. Besides that, have you known the benefit of all that types of masks? Here, we will tell you what’s the 7 types of masks and the benefit for your skin.


1. Sheet Mask

If you feel your skin is dry or you want a mask that is easy to use, the sheet mask is the answer! Because a sheet mask is made from a piece of tissue or cotton that has been soaked with the essence in the packaging.

This kind of mask has been popular in the country that popular with skincare and makeup which is South Korea. And now, this mask starts popular in many countries. This mask has the function to hydrate your dry skin and can fix any problem of your skin.

To use a sheet mask, you just need to bring out the sheet mask from the packaging, then apply it to your face. Adjust the sheet mask with your face, so all over your part of the face can get the benefit. Leave it around 15-20 minutes, then you can get off it. Don’t ever think to wash your face, you just need to let the essence absorb.

I recommend you use it before wearing a serum, or if you are done with your skincare. This kind of mask is suited for those who have dry skin. But any skin type even oily skin, can use and get the benefit of a sheet mask.


2. Clay Mask

As the name, this mask is made from clay usually this mask uses kaolin or bentonite clay. This kind of mask is very effective to clean your face. Because this mask can absorb excess oil from your face and deep cleanse the dirt from the pores.

To use this mask, you just have to apply it all over your face using fingers or a mask brush. Before that, you have to make sure your fingers or mask brush is clean then you can use it. Furthermore, leave it dry for 10-15 minutes. You can’t use it for more than 15 minutes because it can make your skin dry or irritated.

If you have oily skin or acne-prone skin, this mask is made for you. But that doesn’t mean people who have dry skin or sensitive skin can’t use it. You still can use it just once a week because this mask can make your skin dry. And for oily and acne-prone skin, you can use it 1-2 times a week.


3. Wash Off Mask

If you are still curious what your skin type or you want to make your skin softer, you can choose a wash-off mask. Wash off mask is a mask that has gel, cream, or powder that should be dissolved with water.

Besides making your skin softer, a wash off mask has another function which is can brighten your skin, as an anti-aging, resolve the acne, remove comedo, can control the sebum on your face, and the last is keep your skin elastic.

This mask suit for any skin type. Just dissolved the mask with water, then apply it to your face. Leave it dry around 15-20 minutes, after 15 or 20 minutes you can cleanse with water. But I recommend you cleanse using warm water. You can wear a wash off mask 1-2 times a week.


4. Peel Off Mask

Peel off mask has gel or cream texture and to cleanse it you just have to peel off the mask. This kind of mask is really suited for you who have sensitive and dry skin because this mask doesn’t make your skin dry or irritated.

To use this mask you can apply it to your face using fingers or a brush mask. Then let it be half-dry for around 10-15 minutes then you can cleanse it by peeling off the mask. Even you can cleanse it just by peeling the mask off, it’s better if you can double clean using a warm towel. And don’t wait until the mask dries because it will be hard to peel off.

Even this mask does not make your skin dry or irritated, but this mask can’t use daily. I recommend you to use this mask 2-3 times a week to give more nutrition to your face.


5. DIY Mask

A DIY mask is a mask that you made by your own self using traditional ingredients like turmeric, aloe vera, honey, or fruits. This mask is really safe for your skin because there is no chemical ingredients inside the mask.

Because this mask is using traditional ingredients, that’s why this mask suit for all skin types. First, you just have to make the mask by mashing it using a blender, then you can apply it to your skin and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Furthermore, cleanse it using warm water after 20 minuter or the mask has been dry.

Because it is safe for the skin, you can use it every day. But if you feel lazy to use it every day, you can just wear it 2-3 times a week. And you can feel the benefit.


6. Exfoliating Mask

Have you known that you should lift the dead skin from your face? Because if you don’t do it, it will make your skin look dull and can cause acne. I’m sure you want it to happen to you! So that’s why you should do exfoliate once a week. To exfoliate your skin you need an exfoliating mask! What’s an exfoliating mask?

An exfoliating mask is a type of mask that can lift the dead cell from your skin. It has active ingredients which are chemical ingredients or natural ingredients. For chemical ingredients, there are AHA, BHA, and retinol. For natural ingredients usually use coffee, sugar, or oat.

Besides lifting the dead skin, this mask can brighten your face, remove dark spots and the comedo. So after using this mask, you will feel that your skin more clean and soft. You can use this mask only once a week, even you don’t have sensitive skin you still should use it just once.

To use this mask you just apply it on your face then let it until half-dry. When it becomes half-dry you can rub it with your clean fingers for 10-15 seconds. After you feel it clean, you can cleanse your face using warm water.


7. Sleeping Mask

Same as a sheet mask, a sleeping mask is started popular in South Korea. As the name, this mask is to use before you sleep, and usually, it has a light gel or light cream texture. This can be used daily and it is suited for all skin types.

To use a sleeping mask, you just have to apply it all over your face after using skincare. Then leave it until it absorbs and you’re ready for sleep. You can cleanse this mask in the morning. This mask has the function to brighten your skin, anti-aging, remove dark spots, hydrate your skin, help your tired skin to be fresh, and the last is to make your skin elastic.


That’s all about the 7 types of masks and the benefit to your face. Now, you know how important to use a mask. Even you’re not using it every day but it can help your skin to get more nutrition and to clean up your face. And don’t forget to choose the mask based on your skin type and your skin problems.


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