October 5, 2014

Mask Me

This time of year, there are friendly reminders that summer is unfortunately over. The leaves start turning, apples are abundant in grocery stores, some people feel the need to prematurely break out their Uggs. Ugh. But its also a good reminder that my skin needs a good summer detox. As an oily-skinned girl, I'm easily prone to breakouts and clogged pores which is why I always have a variety of facial masks on rotation. I've tried many, but here are my current faves:

GlamGlow Youthmud 

I feel like I just walked out of a facial appointment after using this. This mud mask has amazing ingredients that exfoliate, reduce pores and pull all the clogged nastiness to the surface. In the end, my skin literally glows just like the brand promises. Its quite a splurge price wise, but at Sephora they have a mini size near the registers for $19.

Fresh Rose Face Mask

Boston based Fresh has never steered me wrong with their products. I stumbled upon this mask as a free sample with my purchase. Its a heavenly, cooling gel with a mild, natural (not your grandma's) rose scent. I usually use this in conjunction with the Youthmud Mask as it is a luxurious ending to the detox. The pure rosewater tones the skin while the aloe vera and cucumber soothe and hydrate.

Peter Thomas Roth Pumpkin Enzyme Mask

Want another reason to embrace Fall? This pumpkin mask is it! It smells amazing you might forget that its for your face. Exfoliates, peels and polishes are its claims and it delivers immediately. With heavy duty alpha hydroxy acid, this is a must for my oily skin but those with sensitive skin may need to use with caution. The only downsize is its difficult to locate in stores but PTR and Sephora carry it on their websites. 

Till next time!

Love M

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