One of the most relaxing and exciting activities is to put on a face mask and watch a movie or read a book. You don’t need to put much thought into using a face mask, right? You scoop it out, apply it and wash it off. Unfortunately, that not all there is to it. There are some common mistakes that we all tend to make without even knowing it. When we make these mistakes, we end up wasting our own money and possibly put our skin at risk. So without any further ado, here are some common mistakes that you are probably making while using a face mask:
Most people think that you are supposed to use a face wash after you are done using the face mask. Doing this will not allow your face mask to work efficiently. You are supposed to use a cleanser before a face mask so that your skin and pores are thoroughly clean. So use your face wash before applying your face mask for the best results.
If the product recommends keeping the mask on for 15-20 minutes, you can’t keep in on for an hour and think everything will be okay! Some face masks with active ingredients shouldn’t be on your skin for more than the recommended amount of time. So make sure you read the instructions and use the product correctly.
When it comes to sheet masks, you aren’t supposed to wash your face after using it. A sheet mask’s primary function is to help your skin absorb the serum it came in. So when you wash your face after using a sheet mask, you are washing off all the serum; hence you eventually waste your money.
Have you been making any of these face mask mistakes? Let me know in the comments below.
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