The correct way to apply a mask

Girls apply facial masks every day, wanting to make their skin smooth, firm, and breakable. But do you really know how to apply a mask? Today I will talk about the correct way to apply a mask!

Step 1: Cleansing the face

No matter what kind of mask you use, you must first remove makeup and thoroughly clean your facial skin. Only by removing dust and oil on the surface of the pores can the essence of the mask be fully absorbed. When washing your face, it is best to clean your skin with warm water, or apply a warm towel to your face for a while to open the pores before using the mask.

Step 2: Exfoliating

In order to save time, many people often apply a mask while taking a bath. In fact, applying a mask while bathing can easily cause acne problems on the skin.

The correct time should be the time just after taking a shower at night. The night is the best time for the skin to absorb nutrients and repair itself. And just after taking a shower, the blood circulation of the whole body is accelerated, the skin pores are expanded, and the nutrients in the mask are easier to absorb!

When you find that your skin is dull, rough and uneven, it means you should exfoliate.

For oily skin, you can use exfoliating products at intervals of 1-2 weeks according to the skin condition. For dry skin and sensitive skin, daily cleansing will also remove part of the aging stratum corneum. There is no need to use exfoliating products frequently. It is recommended not to exceed 3 times a month , Can also be used again when necessary.

In addition, if the mask you use is a mud mask with cleansing function, you can omit the step of exfoliating. Exfoliating is to provide a good skin foundation for moisturizing, moisturizing, whitening and other functional masks.

Step 3: Essence primer

Do a good job of cleaning, after exfoliating, it is still not recommended to directly stick the mask paper or apply the mask. You should apply skin care essence first, or use muscle foundation or moisturizing water as a primer to adjust the skin to the best condition, so apply the mask Will get twice the result with half the effort.

You can apply the corresponding essence according to the type of mask you are using. For example, for a whitening mask, use whitening essence, and for a moisturizing and water-locking mask, use moisturizing essence or moisturizing water.

Remember, facial masks cannot replace normal skin care products, so the skin care lotions, eye creams, and face creams that should be applied are also indispensable.

Step 4: Use the mask

Now you can finally use the mask! For the patch mask, unfold the mask paper and push it around with the bridge of the nose as the center to make the mask fit the face smoothly, and smooth the edges of the mask to avoid curling.

The smear-type mask mud must be applied evenly and the amount should follow the product instructions. Not all masks are applied as thickly as possible.

Step 5: Massage and absorb

After removing the mask, pat the face lightly and massage in circular motions to promote the absorption of the essence of the mask. The excess essence can also be applied to the neck and hands.

During massage, you can massage and lift both sides of the cheeks, pressing and stretching from the chin and cheekbones to the forehead. This action can prevent sagging and sagging skin, and can also reduce the formation of nasolabial folds.

Step 6: Lotion locks water

You think that everything will be all right after applying the mask. If you want the essence of the mask to penetrate and absorb, you need further moisture retention.

At this time, apply the skin care lotion or cream you usually use to make your skin moisturized and go to bed. Only when you wake up tomorrow morning, you can truly appreciate the magical effect of the facial mask to rejuvenate you overnight.

In order to maximize the effect of applying a mask, in addition to paying attention to the steps, you also need to avoid the following small mistakes.

Apply mask every day

According to legend, Fan Bingbing and Yang Mi are both ice-snow skins that are brought up by applying facial masks every day, especially Fan Bingbing is applying facial masks anytime and anywhere.

For female celebrities, they live a life of intensive schedules, day and night turned upside down, and often need heavy makeup to appear in the mirror, so they can only do skin care with stitches.

For ordinary people, there is no need to apply a facial mask every day, just use 2-3 times a week, especially some functional facial masks, which contain more alcohol and other chemical ingredients, and frequent use will cause a burden on the skin. Fat particles may grow.

Do not wash your face after applying the mask

In fact, the ingredients of the mask can be absorbed by the skin is very limited. Basically, after using the patch mask for about 10 minutes, the skin is saturated with water, and the remaining essence cannot be absorbed even when applied to the face. Sleeping with a slimy essence can only breed mites and bacteria on the skin.

Therefore, whether it is a patch mask, jelly mask, or cream mask, it is recommended to wash your face with clean water after application, and then apply other skin care products.

For disposable sleep mask products, you can leave it alone, but if your skin can’t absorb it, it’s better to wash it off and make it more comfortable.

The longer the better

Each mask product has a usage time stated on the usage method. When you use the mask, you must follow the instructions. Usually, the patch mask does not exceed 20 minutes, and the cream mask is about 15 minutes.

Playing with the phone while applying the mask

If you want to apply a mask, then lie down quietly and enjoy 20 minutes of leisure time, without any facial expressions, and don’t let your mobile phone increase radiation.

The moisturizing and firming effect of the mask can fully penetrate the skin, tighten the skin and smooth the texture only under the gravity effect of lying flat.

Have you learned the correct way to apply the mask? Only in this way can you get a full score!