Six Sheet Masks To Hydrate & Illuminate Your Skin

by Tuesday, January 21, 2020

A good face mask can transform not only your skin, but also your mood and general outlook on life. Skincare really is self-care! Sheet masks offer a 20-minute break from the fast-paced chaos that is modern life.

Whether you go into full pamper mode and wear your sheet mask in the bath, use the hydrating ingredients to prep your skin before applying makeup, or simply just enjoy the addition to your skincare routine, treat yourself to one of these hard-working sheet masks.

1. Mesoestetic Post Peel Crystal Fiber Mask

This best-selling sheet mask is a favourite both online and during our in-clinic treatments. Despite its “post-peel” name, it has many uses in a clinic setting such as after laser treatments, microneedling and any other resurfacing treatments. The Crystal Fiber Mask can also be used at home to rehydrate, restore optimal moisture levels and restructure the hydrolipidic film.

Made up of crystal fiber, an innovative material for medical use based on 3D nano-fibers, the mask is 100% natural, safe and hygienic. It fits the lines of the face perfectly, with an occlusive effect that improves permeability and the increases the effectiveness of the active ingredients.

Mesoestetic Post Peel Crystal Fiber Mask delivers a hit of pure Hyaluronic Acid and is suitable for all skin types.

2. Swiss Clinic Face Perfecting Dry Mask

An innovative twist on the traditional sheet mask, this multiple use dry face mask can be used up to three times to deliver hydrating and rejuvenating properties to the skin. We like the sounds of a re-usable and environmentally conscious sheet mask!

Some traditional face masks can be messy and difficult to apply. This quick, simple and mess-free mask adheres snugly to the face with the useful ear hooks so you can easily carry on with your beauty routine.

Swiss Clinic Face Perfecting Dry Mask boosts glow and radiance in just 15 minutes, with 87% of active ingredients that are absorbed deep into the skin continue working on skin for up to 8 hours!

Utilising revolutionary Wearable Skincare Technology (WST), skin is infused with active ingredients that have been embedded in the textile fabric. The biomimetic delivery system releases active ingredients upon contact with skin, which then begin to penetrate the different layers of the epidermis.

3. Medik8 Ultimate Recovery Bio-Cellulose Mask

This deeply soothing, nourishing and hydrating sheet mask is infused with active ingredients and detoxifying minerals for a cooling, soothing and restoring treatment.

Innovative bio-cellulose material retains active ingredients and never dries out, delivering continuous hydration throughout the treatment time and an instant cooling effect.

Skin is hydrated thanks to Hyaluronic Acid whilst healing Zinc helps to speed up skin’s healing process, making the Medik8 Ultimate Recovery Bio-Cellulose Mask ideal for post-treatment hydration. The unique double layer of tightly woven bio-cellulose fibres provides optimum adhesion to skin, so the sheet mask experience is comfortable.

Fine lines are plumped, inflammation is calmed and skin is left feeling soft, supple and smooth. Medik8 Ultimate Recovery Bio-Cellulose Mask is also free from artificial fragrance, synthetic colours, parabens, alcohol and is also vegan and cruelty-free.

4. Image Skincare I Mask Hydrating Hydrogel Sheet Mask

This hydrating sheet masks combines Amino Acids, Antioxidants and Aloe Vera to soothe, refresh and support skin that’s dry, dehydrated or depleted. Hyaluronic Acid draws water to skin and mineral-rich Onsen-Sui and Jeju Japanese volcanic waters leave skin hydrated and dewy.

Dry, dehydrated, dull and depleted skin is rejuvenated, replenished and hydrated with Image Skincare I Mask Hydrating Hydrogel Sheet Mask. Hyaluronic Acid – a natural humectant – draws water to skin, delivering vital hydration to dry skin. Mineral-rich Onsen-Sui and Jeju hydrating Japanese volcanic waters, nourish skin for a healthy, plumped and dewy complexion.

Antioxidant-rich Green Tea extract protects skin against the damaging effects of environmental damage. Red Wine extract contains high levels of polyphenols to defend against visible signs of ageing.

The hydrogel technology offers an efficient delivery system; ensuring active ingredients are absorbed into skin for the optimal hydrating benefits. The improved design offers a universal fit and better grip, ensuring the mask stays in place throughout the treatment.

5. BIOEFFECT Imprinting Hydrogel Mask

Deliver deep hydration whilst maximising the efficacy of BIOEFFECT serums with specially formulated ingredients that don’t interfere with the innovative Epidermal Growth Factor activity.

This high quality hydrogel mask deeply hydrates skin and maximises the efficacy of Epidermal Growth Factors (EGF) in BIOEFFECT serums. The carefully formulated ingredients enriched within the hydrogel mask are specifically chosen so as not to interfere to with growth factor activity.

Epidermal Growth Factors activate the fibroblasts in the dermis by activating the most superficial keratinocytes. Upon contact, a keratinocyte will start producing its own EGF that will subsequently activate neighbouring cells, causing a similar reaction, until the EGF signal reaches the fibroblasts in the dermis. This process is called imprinting.

6. Skin Republic Prep + Glow Olivia Buckland Face Sheet Mask

This face sheet mask, created in collaboration with reality star Olivia Buckland, contains Collagen, Hyaluronic Acid and Pomegranate Extract for hydrated, bright and flawless skin that is perfectly prepared for makeup application.

Made with spun lace, the sheet mask adheres to the face to deliver the hydrating and brightening active ingredients to leave skin primed for makeup application.

Collagen helps to maintain skin strength and elasticity by encouraging the production of collagen. This helps to minimise the appearance fine lines and wrinkles. Pomegranate Extract is antioxidant-rich, helping to protect skin against free radical damage whilst also boosting skin regeneration and repairing hyper pigmentation.

For those wanting to get their sheet mask fix on a budget, check out the entire Skin Republic range, with masks starting at just £4.99!

Not sure which sheet mask is right for you? Shop online, call 0113 282 7744 or take our online skin test to receive personalised product recommendations direct to your inbox!

Written for you by: Alex, Face the Future

Image source: Swiss Clinic