Do you know the best way to apply a face mask? Dim the lights, run a bath, and get pampering. This is the perfect way to unwind and do wonderful things for your skin thanks to this guide from Discover Good Nutrition…
Step 1: Be prepared to make a mess. If you’re going to apply a face mask while relaxing in the tub, you don’t have to worry about making a mess. You can cover your face, neck and throat and just relax. If you don’t have time for a bath, then take the time to pull back your hair so it’s not near your face. Be sure to wear clothing that you don’t mind getting messy. Chances are, you’ll make a bit of a mess when you use a mask. But, hey, that’s the fun of it all.
Step 2: I always recommend starting with a freshly cleansed face. Use your daily cleanser to remove all of the surface dirt, oils and makeup before you apply your mask. This will help to ensure that you receive all of the benefits your face mask was designed to deliver.
Step 3: Using damp hands, apply your mask directly onto your damp skin. Remember, it’s called a face mask for a reason. You should look like you’re wearing a mask when you put it on. Never rub the mask directly into your skin. It should be applied like frosting on a cupcake. Be sure to avoid the eye area, keep your nostrils clear and extend the mask from your face, down your neck and throat. Nothing worse then a young looking face and an old wrinkly neck, right? I always treat my neck as an extension of my face.
Step 4: Just wait. You can use this 10 minutes to relax, style your hair, check your email—whatever you want. Just be conscientious of the time and follow the directions. If the directions say you should leave on for up to 15 minutes, then that’s what you need to do. Just don’t leave your face mask on for 20 or 30 minutes. The product benefits are tied to the directions for usage. Be sure to follow them exactly.
Step 5: It’s time to remove the mask. Masks are designed to adhere to your skin. You don’t want to be too rough when removing it. Use plenty of water and a wash cloth to gently wash away the mask. Pat, don’t rub, your skin dry with a towel.
If you’re looking for the perfect face mask, try La Biosthetique Masque Mer et Beaute — Modelling Mask with Algae and Sea Water which is a modelling mask for the body – and perfect finishing touch for any care. The mask not only cleanses, moisturises, detoxifies, replenishes reserves of minerals and stimulates regeneration processes, it revitalises the skin, smoothing out even deep wrinkles and smoothes the body contour.