Best Face Masks for Self-Care
By Hannah Fortney
2018 has been a year full of self-care culture. And while all of us enjoy those “treat yourself” moments, it’s best to “treat yourself” to face masks with natural ingredients that will leave your skin soft and refreshed. Natural ingredients make a huge difference in improving the health of your skin. Let’s take a look at the most effective (and affordable) masks out there for your self-care evenings.
The Purity Made Simple mask isn’t just an effective pore extractor, it's an award-winning acne treatment! Winning a CEW Best Seller Beauty Award, a 2018 Best of Beauty Award by Allure, and a 2018 QVC Customer Choice Beauty Award, this mask is an absolute fan favorite. It’s formulated with gold-standard white clay and salicylic acid, as well as natural exfoliants, for an intensive anti-acne facial treatment. Salicylic acid dissolves impurities that contribute to breakouts while exfoliants and white clay work together to retexture your skin. We know how frustrating adult acne can be (especially after being told it would go away after high school). If you're looking to beat your breakouts, the Purity Made Simple mask is definitely worth trying.
With its key ingredient, Canadian Willowherb, Origins' Retexturizing Mask with Rose Clay will leave your skin gorgeous and glowing. The two-in-one facial mask consists of Mediterranean Rose Clay that thoroughly cleanses your skin while biodegradable and all-natural Jojoba beads refine the skin's surface. This exfoliant will truly retexture your skin, minimizing the appearance of pores and leaving skin smooth. The combination of Rose Clay and Jojoba beads make for a top-quality face mask, especially if you’re an exfoliation junkie!
Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque ($6.18)
Ladies and their mothers live by this mask for a reason! Since its establishment in 1930, Queen Helene products utilize nature’s top-notch ingredients for radiant skin. The mint mask features natural cocoa butter with copious amounts of vitamins to moisturize your skin, as well as pomegranate oil for its antioxidant properties that combat aging skin. It also has a fresh, minty scent from natural essential oils, leaving you rejuvenated and your skin refreshed. It also minimizes the appearance of pores! This mask works for all skin types, but it’s best for those with oily or blemished skin. And for those new to face masks, this mask is great to try first. It’s not only affordable, it’s loved by thousands!
Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay ($10.95)
Titled the "World's Most Powerful Facial," Health and Beauty's Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay does wonders for your skin. It's a deep pore cleansing mask made of Calcium Bentonite Clay that can be used on your face and your body. Basically, bentonite clay absorbs toxins and other impurities that irritate your skin. It’s made up of natural, aged volcanic ash and many different minerals like magnesium, iron, silica, calcium, and potassium. These minerals remove impurities, like toxins and chemicals, from your skin, which is crucial for having healthy skin. The Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay is an extremely successful detox method for attaining clear skin.
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