Your Guide to the Best Korean Face Masks
Confused about which Korean facial mask is perfect for you?
Take a look at STYLE STORY's handy guide to the best Kbeauty face masks!
Types of Korean Face Masks
Korean face masks come in a variety of different formulations, the most common of which are:
One of K-beauty's most recognisable products, sheet masks are made of fabric, gel or cellulose sheets.
They are pre-cut to fit the shape of your face and are then soaked in essence. Apply a sheet mask to your face for 10 - 20 minutes for the best results. Remember to remove the mask before it dries out or else you risk undoing the good work!
PS: There's no need to rinse your face after using a mask sheet. Instead, just pat any remaining essence into your face!
Wash Off Masks:
Coming in a variety of formulas, wash off masks are perfect for sloughing away dead skin cells, clearing out the pores and buffing away rough patches.
Whether you're after a quick fix for dull, dry skin or an alternative to chemical exfoliants, there is a Korean beauty wash off mask that's perfect for you!
A Korean beauty invention, sleeping masks are usually gel type face masks that are applied before you go to bed. They provide a more intense treatment than other skincare products. Korean sleeping masks make the most of the skin's natural repair cycle to leave your skin well-rested, hydrated and luminous when you wake up the next morning.
Korean lip masks deliver a hit of moisture directly to dry, chapped lips. They're perfect to use at night before bed and during winter to stave off dry, patchy and flaking lips.
Hydrogel Eye Mask:
Kbeauty has perfected hte hydrogel eye mask to deliver deep moisture to the most sensitive and delicate part of your skin - your under eyes! Korean beauty hydrogel eye masks come in gentle, non-irritating formulas that are perfect for all skin types.
What is the best Korean Face Mask?
The best Korean face mask for you depends on your skin type, skin concerns and budget.
The most important thing is to match your mask to your skin type.
If you have oily or combination skin, look for masks that are clarifying and hydrating in nature, with ingredients like tea tree, Centella asiatica, green tea or aloe vera that boasts calming and hydrating benefits for your skin.
They also have a soothing, cooling properties to help with calming redness and inflammation.
For those with drier skin types, opt for Korean face masks with hydrating and moisturising benefits. Richly nourishing and moisturising ingredients that support the skin and strengthen the skin barriers are ideal. Keep an eye out for squalane, beta glucan, oils, hyaluronic acid, ceramides and collagen.
Why use a Korean Beauty Face Mask
Regular application of Korean face masks can assist to deliver additional benefits to your skin.
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