As a wedding is planned, one also starts planning their skincare routine or their skin regimen to get that gorgeous glow on their wedding day. Some also start following celebrity skincare tips. The brides also have to plan that wonderful eye-makeup, gorgeous hairstyles and lehengas & sherwanis for the wedding. But our skin is regularly exposed to dirt in the form of pollution, dust, and bacteria from our hands among others. When this dirt sits on our skin for long, it tends to stick the surface and then dissolve in the pores along with our natural (facial) oils. This further becomes the cause of breakouts, acne, and skin irritations.
In order to look flawless during the wedding day, a proper routine is necessary to cleanse our skin out of these impurities, and this can be achieved with the help of facemasks that are specially designed to pull out dirt and soothe the skin. Here are some face masks that, we recommend, will clear your face up in utmost ease –
1. Clay Masks
Clays are popular because clays such as the bentonite clay can effectively bind to heavy metals like mercury, cadmium, lead, and benzene as well as other environmental pollutants and eliminate them from the body’s tissues. This makes it effective in getting rid of the pollutants that are not removed just by the facewashes or other cleansers. Clays tend to soak up all the sebum (face oil) along with the bacteria dissolved in it, leaving it essentially dried. This also tends to shrink-up the pores. Use of clay masks at most twice a week; helps maintain healthy levels of oil in the skin.
These are the current favourite of the world for a reason. Applying sheet-mask is like giving your skin a little vacation for those 20 minutes. It is especially useful as a second mask after using clay-mask, as the clay will dry your skin and a sheet mask soaked in serums will nourish your skin right back to hydrate it further. The best thing about this mask is that all the serums are locked to your skin with that light sheet for your skin to drink up and lock as many nutrients as it can. That icy cool feeling on your skin, while the sheet-mask is working its wonder, compares to none. This also helps get rid of any inflammation or redness on your face.
Recommended Sheet Masks – SK-II Facial Treatment Mask; Shiseido Benefiance Pure Retinol Intensive Revitalizing Face Mask; The Face Shop Sheet-Masks.
3. Exfoliating Masks
An exfoliating mask can be extremely beneficial for the skin, as it is like taking your skin to the gym. Exfoliating masks help get rid of any dead skin that might be blocking your pores. These also foster a rush of blood flow to the skin that helps regenerate healthier, younger skin that is quick to replenish, looks radiant and remains hydrated for longer. Plus, these are better than your regular face scrubs as exfoliating face masks—offer all the benefits of your favourite face scrub, but without the abrasive rubbing and tugging that can leave micro-tears on your skin.
Peel-Off Masks have been loved by the people since long because of the instant results they show. These masks gently remove the outermost dead layer of the skin, leaving it instantly brighter and soft. Some peel-off masks pull with them black-heads, whiteheads, and other impurities that might be clogging your skin, leaving it instantly fresh and ready to absorb some moisture.
Go get your beauty sleep. Let your skin work on repairing and rejuvenating itself while you sleep. Your skin is parched and dry after an entire day’s work, whether you spend your time outdoor or indoor. Quench your skin’s thirst with an overnight hydrating face mask and wake up to fresh, dewy and supple skin. The mask hydrates your skin, replenishing lost moisture and bringing back the glow to your face. Pamper your skin with some essential vitamins. Look for an overnight face mask with healing ingredients and allow them to work their magic overnight. The vitamins will undo the damage caused by the sun and dust, leaving behind fresher, brighter and more youthful skin.
Recommended Overnight Masks – Laneige Water Sleeping Mask – Special Care; Herbivore Moon Fruit Superfruit Night Treatment; Belif First Aid Overnight Brightening Mask.