How to Find the Right K-Beauty Mask for You
How to Find the Right K-Beauty Mask for You
As you're well aware, one of the standout features of K-Beauty is the extensive array of masks—think sheet masks, wash-off masks, and sleeping masks galore! Each Korean sheet mask boasts its own set of effects and benefits, but with so many options, it can be a tad overwhelming to pinpoint the perfect match for your skin. IN this blog, we're here to break down this fascinating field for you and help you discover your ideal mask soulmate. Let the matching game begin!
Q&A: How to Use Masks
How can I incorporate masks into my skincare routine?
The method of using a mask varies depending on its type. For a wash-off mask, apply it after cleansing the skin and remove excess water from the surface. When using a sheet mask, apply it after cleansing and toning the skin. As for a sleeping mask, it is best applied at the end of the night skincare routine.
How long do I need to leave a mask on the face?
Most sheet masks are designed to be left on the face for about 15 to 20 minutes.
The recommended time for wash-off masks is typically around 10 to 15 minutes. However, this can vary based on the mask's formulation and purpose. Rinse off the mask thoroughly after the specified time.
Sleeping masks are meant to be left on overnight. Apply them as the last step in your evening skincare routine and leave them on until the next morning.
How often should I use a sheet mask?
You have the flexibility to adjust the frequency of sheet mask use based on your skin condition, ranging from daily application to several times a week. Typically, many people find using a sheet mask 1 to 3 times a week to be advantageous for their skincare routine.
Should I wash my face after using a sheet mask?
No, there is typically no need to wash your face after using a sheet mask. Once you remove the sheet, gently pat the remaining serum into your skin. If you find there is an excess amount of product, you can use a tissue or cotton pad to gently wipe it off.
Can I use a sheet mask if I have sensitive skin?
Yes! If you have sensitive skin, opt for products with a gentle formula that hydrates and calms the skin without causing irritation. Avoid rubbing the skin with the sheet and refrain from leaving it on the face for too long, as this can lead to dryness and potential irritation.
Find the Right Mask for Your Skin Concern
Dehydrated, Flaky Skin
Infused with 68% rice extract, COSRX Ultimate Nourishing Face Overnight Spa Mask deeply hydrates, nourishes, and brightens your skin overnight. Wake up to softer, glowing skin! Rice extract is gentle and naturally exfoliates, removing dullness and flakes to reveal baby-soft skin.
IM FROM Mugwort Mask (110g) - £32.00
IM FROM Mugwort Mask features Mugwort extract, known for its strong detoxifying and healing abilities. Packed with vitamins, minerals, and nutrients from herbal and floral extracts, it calms sensitive, irritated skin, tackles blemishes, and protects against bacteria and other external threats.
Ideal for pore care and controlling excess oils, BEAUTY OF JOSEON Red Bean Refreshing Pore Mask features Kaolin for absorbing oils and Red Bean Extract for gentle exfoliation. With antioxidants, a soft mud texture, and real Red Bean pieces, it minimises pores and controls excess oils, great for combination to oily skin.
Pigmentation & Dark Spots
Try SOME BY MI Retinol Intensive Reactivating Mask, the ultimate anti-aging sheet mask! Enriched with Retinol, Retinal, and Bakuchiol reduce lines, it restores elasticity, and evens tone while Niacinamide and Adenosine amplify anti-ageing benefits, illuminate tired skin, and diminish dark spots.
Packed with 15% Centella Asiatica Extract, BEAUTY OF JOSEON Centella Asiatica Calming Mask refreshes and hydrates the skin without irritation. It tackles inflammation and includes star ingredients like 3 types of Hyaluronic Acid, Niacinamide for clarity, and Hanbang elements such as Mugwort, Ginseng, and Goji Berries. A must-have for all skin types, especially sensitive skin!
In 10 minutes, MIXSOON Soybean Milk Pads nourish and soothe dry, weakened skin, offering a potent infusion of Soybean nutrients for protection, repair, and increased firmness. Enriched with Ceramide NP, Panthenol, Tea Tree Leaf Extract, and Madecassoside, it ensures deep hydration and immediate relief for irritated skin.