The Best Masks for Acne Treatment
Acne can be a real headache for some of us and it can sometimes get really uncontrollable. A cause of acne is poor hygiene when excess oil and dirt causes pores to become inflamed, while in other situations, it can also be due to our hormonal changes. However and whatever the cause of this, the best way to prevent acne is to prevent blockage in the pore. Other than washing your face twice daily to remove impurities, keeping your skin moisturized is essential as it reduces oiliness which can trigger acne. When the skin is dehydrated, our skin’s oil gland will produce more oil to compensate for the dryness. Hence, putting on some hydrating masks as well as mixing it up with some mask with ingredients like glycerin, niacinamide and benzoyl peroxide can kill acne-causing bacteria and counter acne. More often than not these masks not only help to alleviate acne problems, but they also help us achieve our other beauty goals. Some of these can even be used post laser treatment.
Curious to find out? Here’s a list of our top recommended anti-acne masks.
Charcoal helps to detoxify the skin by drawing out impurities, dirt and oil. A weekly routine of charcoal facial mask can hence be helpful for blemish-prone skin as the skin is purified and decongested. Moreover, this mask contains ingredients like honey, olive leaf, glycerin, and benzoic acid which help to prevent inflammation caused by bacteria. For even better results, couple it with the skin-healing, Shangpree Sparkling Mask
Having a more resilient skin is essential especially since acne-prone skin tend to be more sensitive and weak. The twilight sheet mask is a deep conditioning mask that delivers Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF), a plant-derived protein to promote skin resilience. EGF accelerates the skin renewal process and stimulates cell growth. Hence, it’s not surprising that this mask is actually sold at JV spa to help those coming out of a peel or laser treatment to recover. Niacinamide (a form of Vitamin B3) and Witch hazel help to control the outbreak here while helping to improve the appearance of pores and uneven skin tone.
Do you know that stress is one of the reasons that can cause acne? Putting on a face mask for 15-20min and using this time as a meditation session can allow some of us to unwind. Couple that with aromatheraphy, that will surely help us to reduce our stress level to some extent? Enriched with Neroil oil, chamomile and orange flower, this mask calms not only the skin but the mind as well. This sheet mask also contains panthenol which helps to moisturize your skin and improve the skin texture.
The Essential Skin Conditioner Silk Mask is highly effective in soothing irritated, sensitive or acne-prone skin, while leaving the skin healthy and glowing. One of the natural ingredients in the rich essence is Witch Hazel, which is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and acts also as an astringent to remove excess oils from the skin, thereby improving the acne condition. Another natural ingredient it contains is Bowswellia serra resin extract, a natural ingredient known to alleviate acne and enhance skin immunity. Not only does this mask help with acne issue, it also contains green tea extract which provides elasticity and soothes the skin. The Panax Notoginseng root extract found in the sheet mask also helps improve freckles and pigmentation.
This is a plant-based moisturizing mask that is formulated with Niacinamide, Matsutake Mushroom and Matricaria Flower. These ingredients are kown for their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and brightening properties. Appearance wise, this mask definitely stands out as one of the more unique masks with its cute sunglasses emoji design, hopefully helping to brighten your day. But it’s certainly not a mask that’s all looks and no substance! Chillin Masque is also effective in soothing and restoring the skin and improving its moisture level and overall appearance.