Have you been indulging in some much needed skincare at home? The easiest way to give our skins an ultimate refresh is through a face mask. Whether it is to rejuvenate dull skin, treat acne, soothe redness or help with ageing woes, face masks can do a whole lot of good in a short frame of time.
Think all face masks are made equal? Derived from a myriad of natural and organic sources in France, the Chái range of masks by the doctors at SW1 Clinic has been specifically developed to cater to every skin type. This newly launched mask range allows for the ingredients to seep into your skin and deliver short bursts of actives that based on the type of mask can help hydrate, soothe and plump.
Need help choosing the right skincare mask for you? We diss on the details of the newly launched Chái face mask series by SW1 Clinic and how to use them based on your skin type. Effective and doctor approved, there is indeed ‘the right face mask’ waiting for you!
Face Mask for All Skin Types
The one skincare benefit we all can do with – hydration! Hydrating and calming face masks are great for calming irritated skin and yet boosting the moisture in our complexions. The Cloud Nine Calming and Soothing Masque is recommended by SW1 Clinic for all skin types. Should you have sensitive skin, it is extremely beneficial as a decongestive and calming masque. The mask helps to reduce skin irritations, calm redness and restore a balanced outlook for your complexion.
Cloud Nine helps improve skin‘s suppleness, elasticity, tone, firmness, and hydration and has a light creamy consistency. Intrigued by its light blue colour? That comes from Azulene which provides soothing and healing properties to your skin!
Face Mask for Dull Skin Types
Want something to brighten up your skin? If your skin looks a little tired, first off try and get some sleep! Dull skin also means that you need a mask that can help to improve blood circulation and slough off the impurities and dead cell build-up on your skin. Snow Ball is a creamy, antioxidant, multi-vitamin treatment mask designed to enhance micro-circulation, improve epidermal regeneration, and naturally brighten skin complexion. It helps brighten sallow complexions, lighten skin, reduce visible signs of aging, supply vital nutrients to the skin, and promote skin balance and comfort.
Recommended for normal, normal to dry, dehydrated, and undernourished skin, this mask contains Safflower, and Carrot Oils, combined with Squalane, Mango Butter, and Glycerin that protect from moisture loss and provide nourishment to the skin. Retinyl Palmitate, Tocophyrol, and Ascorbyl Palmitate show skin renewal properties, helping to calm inflammation and refine pores. This mask contains Pentapeptides for improved collagen and elastin production to further reduce and slow the formation of new lines and wrinkles.
Face Mask for Ageing or Dry Skin Types
Need some nourishment for ageing skin or dry skin types? Look for face masks that contain ingredients that reinforce the skin’s natural barrier and provide deep hydration while reducing the appearance of fine lines.
Baby Face is recommended for dry or ageing skin types and is highly nourishing. Wheat Placenta Extract helps revitalises the cellular processes, which progressively lose their efficiency with the passage of time and are responsible for the appearance of the typical signs of skin ageing. Wheat Placenta is considered an effective skin-firmer, lifter and hydrator. In fact, it can also treat acne-prone skin and skin that has been damaged from over-exfoliation. The stem cells derived from sheep placenta are also used for their anti-ageing properties as they promote collagen production and increase skin elasticity.This mask helps to turn back the hands of time, restoring suppleness and dermal hydration key to a youthful complexion.
Face Mask for Oily Skin Types
If you’ve got congested and oily skin, look for clarifying or soothing face masks that contain ingredients such as salicylic acid, kaolin clay and other forms of absorbent clays. Oily skin types should also look for products that contain sulphur and zinc oxide to treat breakout.
Earth Angel is recommended for oily and blemished skins as an anti-microbial treatment. It helps tighten pores, improve blood circulation, and dry up existing blemishes. Regular use leaves skin matte, clear and problem-free. Recommended for oily, combination or blemish-prone skins.Key ingredients include ZincOxide, Camphor, herbal extracts, and other ingredients help balance the skin’s pH and reduce oiliness and inflammations. Simply apply the mask onto clean skin, leave on for 10-15 minutes. For best results, use twice weekly!
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