K Beauty otherwise known as Korean beauty is a huge market in the beauty world now. Everyone is obsessing over K-beauty as Koreans are known for their glass skin and 10-step skincare nighttime routine. One of the key pieces in their skincare routine is the use of sheet masks. They are quick and easy to use, with most beauty bloggers and celebrities using them before a big red-carpet event or when on a plane. From Victoria’s Secret Models to beauty vloggers, everyone has their hands on these sheet masks.
What are sheet masks?
Sheet masks are your go-to beauty fix. You can use them anytime of the day. They are a single use masks made from cotton, hydro-gel or other soft materials. They are pre-soaked in serums and natural essences and is a quick go-to beauty fix for when your skin is struggling or when your skin is needing an extra boost of hydration.
Each sheet masks are different and they are aimed to target different skin problems from dry skin, ageing skin and acne-prone skin and dehydrated skin and for single use only.
The key ingredients are snail mucin which is known for its ability to diminish acne scarring, honey which is known to help with dry skin and boost collagen and hyaluronic acid to help stop signs of ageing and aid with dry and damaged skin.
Think of sheet masks as the ultimate skin-booster as they give your skin a big boost of hydration, all in just under fifteen minutes.
Why is everyone obsessed with Korean face masks?
Filled with serums, sheet masks offer hydration and a lot of skin-boosting benefits. If you’re skin is suffering from dryness, dehydration or just generally suffering from dull and tired skin, slap on a face masks and give your skin some much needed love.
Plus, they are easy to use and relatively cheap compared to other face masks in the market.
Your sheet mask guide: The Do’s and Don’ts
Prep your skin.
Before putting on a sheet masks, make sure that your skin is cleansed and apply a toner before putting on a face mask.
Do not keep them on for too long.
Leave the sheet mask on your skin for 10-15 minutes. If you leave them on for too long, the masks dries up and the dryness can suck the moisture from your skin back to the mask.