How Often Should I Use A Face Mask?

How often should I use a face mask?” Face masks can feel so luxurious that wed use them every hour of every day if we could! But how much is too much when it comes to how often you should use a face mask…?

How Often Should I Use A Face Mask: The Benefits

There are so many benefits to face mask use! If you’re reading this blog and haven’t tried one yet, it’s definitely time to get on the trend! Dependent on which type of face mask you opt for (clay, sheet or collagen for example), face masks can:

  • Soften and smooth your skin
  • Refine your pores
  • Rehydrate dry skin
  • Minimize the appearance of lines and wrinkles
  • Increase elasticity in the skin
  • Brighten and rejuvenate tired and dull skin
  • Remove impurities from the pores
  • Banish excess oil and grime
  • Reduce puffiness
  • Soothe and reduce the appearance of acne
  • Promote a desirable dewy look

*Picks up keys to head to the beauty store to stock up on face masks stat…*

How Often Should I Use A Face Mask: How Long To Leave A Face Mask On

How long you should leave a face mask on always depends on the type of face mask you opt to use. Some types of face masks can be left on over night but some masks should only be used for a few minutes because the active ingredients in the formula can become abrasive if left for too long.

How long you should use a particular face mask will always be clearly explained on or inside the packet. If they aren’t, check that you’re using a reputable brand and the instructions may be available online. If not, don’t risk it, and invest in a high quality face mask from a reputable brands that comes with clear instructions. Most face masks will typically advise around 10-15 minutes use though, so usually you can rest your eyes with them in a lovely, long bath!

How Often Should I Use A Face Mask: What’s The Best Face Mask For Your Skin Type?

Aging, Lined, Tired Skin

Look for a collagen based face mask. They are usually packed with amino acids that rejuvenate the skin and intensely reset and reload lustre-lacking skin!

Oily, Shiny and Acne Prone Skin

Look for tea tree and chamomile based, clay style face masks. They’ll actively remove excess oil and grease and refreshen and brighten your skin!

Dry Skin

Look for a mask that clearly advertises that it rehydrates or is targeted for dry skin! These are usually sheet masks and are typically enhanced with essential oils for intense moisturizing.

How Often Should I Use A Face Mask Per Week?

You can use a face mask morning or night, so it can fit in with your schedule however you need it to!

The typical rule of thumb for face masks (however tempting it use to use them all day every day!) is 1-3 times a week. Certain masks and brands have made face masks that can be used multiple times per week and will clearly advertise this if that’s the case with your face mask preference!

So, You Love To Use A Face Mask, But What About A Hair Mask?

If you’re one for treating your skin to a face mask, don’t leave out your hair! Try Cel’s Hair Thickening Mask: a powerful blend of scientifically optimized plant extracts, including Ginseng, that strengthens and smooths hair. This advanced keratin, biotin and argan oil rich hair thickening mask stimulates dormant and damaged hair cells, whilst providing astonishing hydration. Utilizing advanced argan oil; heat, colour and environmentally damaged hair can be restored from the first use, helping to instantly improve the appearance of split ends & frizz!

Your hair needs as much love as your face, so it’s time to get masked up and reap the benefits of caring for your skin and hair equally!

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Sarah Milton

A passionate content writer, with a specific interest in the science behind hair care. Having created content for several years, I’ve grown my knowledge exponentially in the science behind hair growth, quality and texture, and what ingredients our tresses need to thrive. When not in the office, I’m walking my dog along the beach or invested in a brilliant television drama.