Perhaps what most of us would want to know is ‘How necessary are facial mask in our daily regime and What are they actually for?’. Facial Masks have varying functions but mostly to exfoliate or remove dirt and dead cells from the skin. There are also masks which mainly functions to nourish the skin by enabling nutrients to be absorbed deep within skin pores and others for whitening or firming purposes. For some skin conditions, facial masks are also used to treat acne or other skin problems.
A facial mask usually contains nutrients, minerals, extracts and vitamins which are either applied in a clay form, cream, gel or sheet onto the face in direct contact with the skin to be left for normally 20 – 30 minutes or more depending on the treatment before it is removed or washed away. For whatever the purpose is, be it to cleanse, nourish or as a treatment, facial masks should be considered as an important routine in our beauty regime, practiced at least once or twice a week, this beauty step can definitely improve the overall look and feel of our skin.