16 February 2014

Beauty Edit:Top 5 Face Masks For Combination/Oily Skin

One of my favourite steps in my whole skincare routine is popping on a face mask. I find it so relaxing, plus the majority of the time you can really see an instant difference to how your skin looks. I thought I would put together a little post showing you a few of my personal favourites, in case you fancy changing up your pamper routine.

My Top 5 Face Masks
Best For Spots & Congested Skin | Aesop Parsley Seed Cleansing Mask.
This mask from Aesop is fab at helping declog your pores and take down the redness of any active breakouts. It's a cleansing mask, but it doesn't strip the skin or leave it feeling dry and tight, so it can definitely be used by people who have skin that's on the drier side. 

Best For All Skin Types | Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask.
As the newest addition to my collection, this mask from Antipodes is pretty much perfect for all skin types. It manages to cleanse the skin while keeping it hydrated and reducing redness, which I think has something to do with the Manuka Honey and it's antibacterial proprieties. I really think this mask would work for everyone, plus it smells amazing, like honey and lavender.

Best For Oily Skin, Blemish Prone Skin | Ren Invisible Pore Detox Mask.
If you suffer from oily, blemish prone skin this detox mask from Ren will really help get those damn pimples under control. I tend to use this mask in the summer when my skin is a bit more oily, it's a bit too drying for my skin at this moment in time, but if you have seriously oily skin I definitely recommend this baby to help dry everything up.

Best For Large Pores & Blackheads | Mario Badescu Silver Powder.
I really suffer with large pores and blackheads, especially on my nose and this unique treatment really helps minimize them. This mask is particularly interesting, as you apply it with a damp cotton ball or cotton bud, leave it to dry them remove it with your chosen toner. You can really see a difference to the size of your pores. Plus this little pot will last a long time.

Best For Exfoliation | Glam Glow Mud Mask.
Dull skin be gone! This mask definitely gives back life to your skin. You might look like a tomato for a while, but your skin always looks brighter afterwards. I would say to stay away from this mask if you have sensitive skin, but otherwise it's a really nice, luxurious, exfoliating cleansing mask. It's expensive but definitely nice for a special occasion.

Let me know what Face Mask you guys rely on, when your skins acting up?

XOXO Claire
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