Halloween is coming up quick, but there’s still time for you and your clients to pull together the perfect costume. (More Halloween beauty tips coming up this week.) Funny or scary, masks can take costumes to the next level and truly create a new identity. The mask trend is an excellent skincare choice too this week, and anytime of year. Facial masks have been around for ages offering a range of benefits, but today’s incarnations have your clients concerns, and faces, completely covered.
Wake up and Glow: Vita Liberata Tanning Night Mask
A must-have for long flights and for mornings where clients need an extra boost, this is the perfect solution for achieving an overnight glow. Its technologically advanced tanning formula leaves behind a flawless, odorless, lasting tan and is rich with a proprietary HyH20 complex that provides an intense hydrating anti-aging treatment. Plus it won’t stain pillowcases in the process.
From Korea with Love: Patchology FlashMasques
Transforming the latest beauty craze from Korea for the U.S. market these masks drench skin with deep hydration in as little as five minutes. The HydraSurge5 Moisture System contains a combination of five proven hydrating ingredients and highly advanced mask fabric. There is no need to rinse following treatment as the masque serum will fully absorb into the skin
Beauty Sleep Secret: Amorepacific Sleeping Recovery Mask
This lightweight overnight masque delivers maximum hydration and fortifies skin’s natural protective barrier as clients sleep. It diminishes the signs of stress and fatigue overnight and stimulates the skin's own ability to retain moisture, not only on the surface, but also throughout the layers of the epidermis while fighting free-radicals. us.Amorepacific.com
Beauty for Tree Huggers: MaskerAide Detox Diva and BioRepublic SkinCare Sheet Masks
MaskerAide’s eco-option is formulated with natural geranium oil, seaweed, and green tea extracts to minimize the appearance of pores, absorb impurities, and protect skin from toxins while preserving its essential natural oils. Also from Korea, it is antibacterial, vegan-friendly, biodegradable, and nontoxic to appeal to green and glam spa-goers alike.
BioRepublic’s masks each contain a proprietary blend of vie of nature’s time-proven skin remedies—witch hazel water, licorice root, star anise, green tea extract, and vitamin E—plus more than half a bottle of potent serum to deliver vital hydration to the skin to maintain a natural glow in 15 minutes. All sheet masks are formulated with bamboo fiber, which consumes less water in production than trees used for pulp fiber mask and more eco benefits. www.biorepublic.com
From the Flowers: Trilogy Skincare Mineral Radiance Mask
Made with creamy kaolin clay, this mask delivers instant radiance and deep cleansing without stripping the skin. Ingredients such as evening primrose and certified organic rosehip oil help nourish and hydrate the skin while other botanical extracts such as pohutakawa help tone, soothe and regenerate the skin.
Want more on the benefits of masks? Read about sheet masks and the impressive growth in this category.