KOREAN SHEET MASKS – 3 Top Reasons To Use Korean Sheet Masks for Best Facial Look-
What is a Sheet Mask:
Beautybanter had a story abCout the immense potential value of “Korean Sheet Masks, an exceptional skincare product which comes from hundred-year-old Korean skin practices. One of their favorite trends is the sheet mask, an Asian complexion secret weapon that does magic indeed.
Sheet Masks Origin:
BeautyBanter Asked -Explain the origin of sheet masks?
Sarah Lee: Before the inception of sheet mask in Korean skincare market, women used to boil water underneath flowers and herbs, capture the steam on a piece of silk, which they would apply to the face.
Popularity of Sheet Mask:
BeautyBanter Asked -Why are sheet masks are trending in skincare?
Answered by Sarah Lee: The portability and ease of use have catapulted sheet masks to rock-star status in Asia and without suffocation being gained favored attraction in the West as well. The range of sheet mask offerings goes from a dollar cost of sheet mask to it’s prime sheet masks that get soaked in an entire bottle of serum that cost couple of dollars per serum bottle. This sheet mask offers instant result and the home spa experience that is highly acceptable by Women.
BeautyBanter Further Asked -Why are they big in Asian skincare?
Sarah Lee: Noted that Asian women, in particular the Korean women, love using highly concentrated treatments on their skin always looking for efficient, visible anti-aging and skin-glowing results. Sheet masks was one of the easy and efficient solutions for this demand found in the Korean market over a decade ago, and strongly growing in Asia, and now globally.
She also said and I quote “Korean women have also moved from fabric and cotton sheet masks to newer textures such as hydro-gel and biocellulose. These types of sheets hold more ‘juice’ (the industry term for the essence/ serum that the sheet mask is soaked in) and adhere more closely to the skin for instant results. Since sheet masks literally ‘wrap’ the skin for a prolonged period of time, we always look for paraben and mineral oil free offerings”.
Best Recommended Sheet Masks:
BeautyBanter Asked – What are the best sheet masks for each skin type?
Sarah Lee: Said when it comes to Brightening – Whamisa Organic Sea Kelp Facial Sheet Mask which cost ($14). Also, said this is an instant brightening secret of hers and also many customers that swear by the results. Made of 100% real, actual sea kelp rich in vitamins and minerals, this mask is a true luxurious ocean facial.
On Hydrating – Whamisa Organic Flowers & Aloe Vera Fermented Hydrogel Facial Mask which cost ($9). This is a clear jelly mask drenched in a full bottle of serum is a skin savior when traveling or having been under dehydrated areas. It’s her go-to for dryness and instant hydration. The blend of fermented organic flowers provide maximum efficiency while being ultra gentle on the skin.
For Anti-Aging – Whamisa’s Organic Rice Seeds Hydrogel Mask which cost ($9) Rice seed is an excellent ingredient when it comes to firmness and elaticity. This is a different flavor of the jelly mask above. What’s also great about is that it reacts to skin’s temperature and completely adheres to skin to directly deliver the ingredients and their benefits.
For Combination to Oily – Celderma 3-in-1 Aqua Mask which cost ($29). When she first saw these 3-in-1 masks in Korea a few months back, said she thought it was pure genius, as Celderma really understands women’s insights! We all want to travel lightly, and still look glowing. For people with combination of oily skin types, this is the type of mask that doesn’t over-hydrate your skin, but gives it just the right amount that lasts all day.[Comes with] a super effective cleanser to prep and clean and an ultra-light weight gel. Incredibly convenient, and a traveler must-have.
BeautyBanter Ased – What comes next for sheet masks? Any new innovations on the horizon?
Sarah Lee: Said Rubber masks has been in use at various celebrity spas for years and has been a choice among Korean influencers for maintaining a flawless complexion. Which they termed as ‘modeling packs’ or ‘rubber packs’ locally, which helps to seal minerals into skin, leaving the complexion clarified and baby-soft without evaporation. Rubber masks also contain the ingredient ‘Alginate,’ a kelp derivative that congeals when in contact with water.
Final Thought on Sheet Masks:
On Sarah’s final thought: Said and I quote as listed by BeautyBanter “Don’t be afraid to mix and match! The best thing about a mask is the versatility – while your normal skincare regCimen may treat your break-out prone combination to oily skin, you can easily try a soothing, hydrating leave-on mask if your skin is feeling irritated and tight.”
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