Face Masks Tips To Make Them More Effective

  1. Consider Your Skin Type
  2. Do Not Skip Face Prepping
  3. Do Not Overdo It


We all love our face masks. To some of us, it has progressed from just a weekly ritual to a full-blown obsession. It might be an obsession but we can see the big difference that it does to our skin. That is exactly the result that we’ve experienced which turned a weekly ritual into a daily one. But that is not the case for everyone. There are some people that no matter how many times they apply face masks, they cannot seem to see any big difference. You might be one of them and let me guess, chances are that you’re blaming it on the face mask. Yes, the brand may not be right for you but it could also be you. You might not be applying the face mask correctly or it could be any number of things. Don’t blame the face mask. Instead, check out these tips that can surely make a big difference to make you obsess over applying face masks. Join the club!


Woman with cream face mask applied, outside in city light lit night sky, for Ivy Leaf Skincare


Consider Your Skin Type

Before purchasing any skincare products or in this case, face masks, always ask yourself if it is a perfect match for your skin. One reason why there are so many kinds of face masks out there is that the manufacturers know that everyone has different skin types and that they have to cater to as many people as possible. With a wide array of options available, there is no excuse on your part to not carefully consider which face mask is perfect for your skin. Carefully considering which one to get can also help you avoid future skin related problems. So if you have acne-prone skin, then getting mud or clay masks would be the way to go. If you have dry skin, then hydrating masks might be the best option for you. Know your skin type and read the labels.


Do Not Skip Face Prepping

You might be thinking that skipping face prep can save you time. That might be true but you might as well skip applying the face mask also. Without proper preparation, it will not be effective and you are just wasting time and the face mask itself. Prep your face by washing it and use steam or a warm cloth to open up the pores. Do not forget to exfoliate before applying the mask. It will help absorb the ingredients. Do these and you will see a world of difference.


 Woman covering one eye with plant leaves, for Ivy Leaf Skincare


Do Not Overdo It

The more the better is it not always true. Especially when it comes to applying face masks. Applying too much will not make it become more effective. Instead, you are just wasting money. Again, read the labels and instructions for guidance on how much to apply.