There’s nothing fairly like a face masks to amp up your skincare routine. The best masks can ship a shot of vitamin, plus all kinds of advantages — from hydrating to brightening the look of darkish spots, absorbing extra oil and minimizing the look of fantastic strains and wrinkles. And since they’re designed to ship larger concentrations of substances, masks can provide your pores and skin an instantaneous increase, making them a straightforward and handy addition to your at-home routine. With so many potential advantages and formulation created for various wants, including a masking step to your routine a few occasions every week can do a number of good. However let’s take it a step additional, we could? If one masks is nice, can doubling (or tripling) it be even higher? Can you utilize two or extra facial masks in someday? The reply is completely!
Double masking is gaining reputation, and for good cause. All of us have completely different wants, and whereas there are masks that deal with a number of pores and skin points, there isn’t a one-size-fits-all reply. Whether or not it’s a change in seasons, fluctuating hormones or your pores and skin is simply in want of some TLC, the suitable mixture to deal with these points can change too. Utilizing two or extra masks in a single session lets you personalize a formulation that may work to your particular wants and provide the outcomes you’re on the lookout for.
Double masking is basically making use of a couple of masks at a time in the identical self-care session. There are just a few methods to do it:
- Layering entails making use of one masks after which layering the following masks on prime of it.
- Double masking in sequence is finished by making use of one masks, letting it sit for the really helpful period of time, then rinsing it off and making use of the following one. This offers your pores and skin a second serving to of concentrated substances multi function sitting.
- Double masking together is about mixing the masks collectively (in your fingers or a small bowl) after which making use of the combination to your face or different space.
- Spot masking (or multi-masking) is finished by making use of completely different masks to completely different elements of the face . For instance, in case your T-zone is oily, however your cheeks are dry, making use of masks that deal with the precise subject in every space of the face can present an excellent custom-made therapy that targets the problem with out aggravating the remainder of your mixture pores and skin.
The advantages of a face masks depend upon the substances they supply. Masks can ship larger concentrations of substances to plump, hydrate and steadiness the pores and skin. For instance, masks containing hyaluronic acid have the additional advantage of attracting and binding moisture, whereas a clay masks can assist tighten and make clear pores and skin. Gel face masks could also be infused with substances that rehydrate and assist the pores and skin with restoration. Exfoliating masks could include actives that slough off dulling useless pores and skin cells and cleanse pores.
Able to study mixing and matching your masks at residence? Learn on to search out out extra about which masks work fantastically collectively!
1. Radish Seed Refining Peel + Lime Stimulating Masque
The primary kind of double masking entails making use of one masks on prime of the opposite in layers, a method that works wonders if you happen to’re a fan of each the Radish Seed Refining Peel and the Lime Stimulating Masque. Our Radish Seed Refining Peel accommodates radish seed extract to cut back the look of fantastic strains, plus complete grain oat that cleanses and offers the looks of smoother pores and skin. As well as, the Lime Stimulating Masque revives the pores and skin so you might expertise a really delicate glow.
To get probably the most out of this dynamic duo, begin by making use of a small quantity of the Radish Seed Refining Peel to all the face. Subsequent, apply the Lime Stimulating Masque instantly on prime of the primary masks. Wait 5 — 10 minutes for the masks to dry, then scrub them off in a round movement with a lukewarm face material.
2. Turmeric Energizing Remedy + Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Masque
One other masks combo that layers effectively is the Turmeric Energizing Remedy with the Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Masque. Formulated with turmeric, citrine gems and zeolite, the Turmeric Energizing Remedy presents a heat, exfoliating sensation with the aim of showing silky, luminous pores and skin. Turmeric is an antioxidant, identified to visibly brighten the looks of pores and skin and scale back the look of puffiness. The inclusion of citrine gems helps to energise and recharge the pores and skin, whereas zeolite invigorates the pores and skin’s look.
Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Masque brightens the looks of the pores and skin. Extra particularly, it accommodates the powerhouse ingredient Vitamin C, which delivers a brighter-looking complexion, evens out pores and skin tone and diminishes the looks of fantastic strains and wrinkles.
Are you prepared for a spicy expertise that leaves the pores and skin wanting radiant? Apply one small scoop of the Turmeric Energizing Remedy powder into the outer cap and stir in just a few drops of water till your masks seems fluffy in texture. Apply a skinny layer to all the face. Subsequent, layer a small quantity of the Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Masque on prime. The Turmeric Energizing Remedy requires utility for a little bit longer than most of our different masks, so go away each masks on for about half-hour. Then you possibly can take away them with a heat face material or rinse them off with lukewarm water.
Earlier than we get to the following masks mixture, watch Lead Pores and skin Care Coach Natalie Pergar discover two straightforward methods to mix your favourite masks.
Vitamin C+E masks for all pores and skin sorts
3. Raspberry Pore Refining Masque + Agency Pores and skin Acai Masque
Don’t all of us simply desire a clean, firm-looking complexion? Attempt layering the Raspberry Pore Refining Masque and the Agency Pores and skin Acai Masque to reduce and refine the look of pores. This mixture additionally plumps and hydrates the looks of pores and skin with formulation designed to reduce the look of fantastic strains and wrinkles. Each masks share related substances and advantages — the Raspberry Pore Refining Masque accommodates raspberry, blueberry and blackberry, whereas our Agency Pores and skin Acai Masque accommodates the identical berry mix plus the unique acai berry. Raspberry is an antioxidant identified to tighten the looks of pores. Blackberry, blueberry and acai berry include Vitamin C, which helps steadiness out the pores and skin’s tone.
To make use of, emulsify a small quantity of each masks in your hand. Add just a few drops of water. Apply evenly over all the face. Enable the masks to dry for five — 10 minutes after which take away with a heat face material.
4. Clear Pores and skin Probiotic Masque + Strawberry Rhubarb Masque
One other distinctive manner of double masking is experiencing two face masks in a row. Apply the primary masks, let it sit, then rinse and apply the second masks. With this utility method, the mix of our Clear Pores and skin Probiotic Masque and Strawberry Rhubarb Masque creates one in all our simplest pairings. Beginning with the Clear Pores and skin Probiotic Masque, you kick off your masking routine with yogurt and tea tree oil to assist you obtain wholesome, clear pores and skin. Along with these potent substances, the Clear Pores and skin Probiotic Masque accommodates cooling cucumber that evens out the look of your pores and skin tone. It additionally accommodates yogurt, a supply of lactic acid. Because the second product on this drawback skincare duo, the Strawberry Rhubarb Masque gives further light exfoliation, brightening your pores and skin’s look and minimizing the look of pores. It even leaves your complexion wanting refreshed, plumped and hydrated because of its inclusion of a Botanical Hyaluronic Acid Advanced. The masque additionally accommodates shea butter and grape seed oil to nourish your pores and skin.
Emulsify a small quantity of Clear Pores and skin Probiotic Masque in your hand with just a few drops of water. Apply evenly over all the face. Enable the masks to dry 5 — 10 minutes after which gently rinse off. Subsequent, apply the Strawberry Rhubarb Masque and comply with the very same steps.
5. Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Scorching + Calm Pores and skin Arnica Masque
Spice issues up in your skincare routine by including sizzling paprika! You’ll discover it within the award-winning Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Scorching, a masks that provides your pores and skin a novel tingling response, creating a short lived redness, earlier than constructing right into a rosy glow. That’s why this masks pairs so effectively with the soothing sensation of the Calm Pores and skin Arnica Masque.
The Calm Pores and skin Arnica Masque not solely minimizes indicators of redness, it additionally accommodates our Biocomplex2™ formulation: a booster of antioxidants, Coenzyme Q10 and Alpha Lipoic Acid to cut back the look of wrinkles and enhance the looks of the pores and skin.
First, apply a skinny layer of Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Scorching to your face and go away it on for five — 10 minutes earlier than washing it off. Please observe that your pores and skin will really feel heat after utility and could seem flushed for about one hour.
Subsequent, with a clear face, apply a skinny layer of the Calm Pores and skin Arnica Masque and go away this on for five — 10 minutes earlier than additionally washing it off. This could diminish the looks of extreme redness and be certain that your complexion seems toned and balanced.
6. Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Scorching + Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Masque
Think about using the Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Scorching instantly adopted by the Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Masque. The Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Masque accommodates a strong formulation of Vitamin C, which improves the looks of pores and skin elasticity and hydration. You’ll discover an enchancment within the look of fantastic strains and wrinkles too.
Apply a small quantity of Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Scorching to your face and wait 5 — 10 minutes earlier than rinsing. Subsequent, apply the Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Masque to scrub pores and skin, go away on for five — 10 minutes and rinse off.
7. Bamboo Age Corrective Masque + Strawberry Rhubarb Masque
The Bamboo Age Corrective Masque and the Strawberry Rhubarb Masque is a pairing that performs effectively collectively. In case your aim is pores and skin that seems lifted and agency, this masks combination is for you. The Bamboo Age Corrective Masque accommodates a Pure Retinol Different which companies the look of your pores and skin, whereas the Strawberry Rhubarb Masque exfoliates to disclose a brighter-looking complexion. This combo will replenish and restore by visibly focusing on the look of wrinkles and fantastic strains.
Combine the 2 masks collectively in your fingers or in a small bowl and add just a few drops of water. Apply the combination evenly over the face and neck. Depart on for five — 10 minutes and take away with a heat, moist towel.
Firming, lifting and hydration masks
Hydrating and replenishing masks
Some masks could be mixed just a few alternative ways primarily based in your wants. The next mixtures could be blended, paired or layered, relying in your desired outcomes and even your schedule. Trace: Save time and create a strong punch by mixing them collectively, which suggests much less ready time and just one rinsing session.
For greatest outcomes, combine a small quantity of those masks into your hand with just a few drops of water. Apply evenly over the face, neck and décolleté. If layering, permit every masks to dry for two — 3 minutes earlier than making use of the next masks. Depart on for five — 10 minutes. Take away with a heat, moist towel and comply with along with your favourite Eminence Organics serum. Use 1 — 2 occasions per week.
8. Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Not Scorching + Bamboo Age Corrective Masque
Agency and revitalize your pores and skin with this potent pairing. Combine, pair or layer the Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Not Scorching with the Bamboo Age Corrective Masque to disclose refreshed pores and skin, enhance hydration and visibly clean fantastic strains.
9. Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Not Scorching + Strawberry Rhubarb Masque
If you wish to refresh your complexion whereas indulging it with deep hydration, co-mingling these two favorites will get you there. Combine or layer them for mega advantages, or apply the Eight Greens, then rinse and apply the Strawberry Rhubarb Masque if you happen to’ve obtained time to spare.
10. Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Not Scorching + Strawberry Rhubarb Masque + Bamboo Age Corrective Masque
Thrice the goodness! Use these three masks collectively for max advantages! Start with the Eight Greens Phyto Masque — Not Scorching, then use the Strawberry Rhubarb Masque and end with the Bamboo Age Corrective Masque. Or layer all three collectively for a fast but intensive therapy.
Now that you simply’ve found this type of masks cocktailing, are you going to attempt it? Tell us if the feedback under or on social media. Take a look at our facial masks part for the skincare merchandise that greatest fit your wants, or go to your nearest Eminence Organics Spa Associate to search out out extra.
This text was initially written in March 2015.