Masking 101: All You Need to Know About Masking

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Prepping your skin for a big event but have no time for facials? Try masking! Masks contain ampoules, serums and essences that hydrate and nourish the skin. To get the most out of your masks, check out this handy guide with products curated just for your needs!

Q: How should I prep my skin before masking?

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To allow ingredients to better penetrate into your skin, double cleanse, exfoliate and use a clarifying toner to remove all impurities on your skin before masking away!

Q: Can I mask every day?

Some skincare buffs swear by daily masking to achieve the enviable Korean glass skin – but there are no hard and fast rules. It all depends on your skin needs, lifestyle and skincare routine.

The sheet mask step in your skincare routine is usually where you replenish your skin cells' hydration levels and feed it with essential nutrients. You can never go wrong looking out for sheet masks that contain soothing yet hydrating ingredients like Aloe Vera and Marine Algae. Aloe vera is known for its anti-inflammatory and healing properties, apart from its ability to create a protective layer on the skin to help retain moisture. Marine algae contains a rich bank of nutrients and minerals that can draw toxins from the skin. One mask that contains these two ingredients is Bio-Treasure Skin Water-full Mask.

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Another good option to kick start your daily masking routine is Bio-Treasure Skin Soothing Mask. This mask is infused with Imperial Peony extract which possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. It is especially suitable for those who want to soothe their skin after a stressful day or a big night out.

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If you are looking for a quick and fuss-free way to amp up your skin’s glow, try Bio-Treasure Skin Brightening Mask, formulated to illuminate a dull complexion. Infused with Yuzu Extract, Vitamin B3, Mulberry Extract and Pearl Extract, this mask helps to hinder the formation of pigments, revealing a luminous and glowing complexion.

Q: Can I use a different mask everyday?

Absolutely! Depending on how your day went and your skin’s condition, you may find that a fixed routine doesn’t always give you the desired results you are looking for. Same goes for masking. Sheet masks are like a shot of essence, serum or ampoule for the skin, that deliver accelerated efficacies in hydrating, whitening, anti-aging, etc. Pay attention to how your skin feels and treat masking as a ‘booster’ step in your skincare routine to help address your skin needs to complement the rest of your skincare routine.

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If you are prepping for an upcoming event or looking to improve the overall fairness of your skin, Bio-White Advanced Whitening Mask is a great option to add to your skincare routine. This mask is formulated with 3 potent ingredients— tranexamic acid, arbutin and whitening peptides which can lighten your skin tone and control the formation of dark pigments to help you achieve rosy and fair skin.

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Holding on to your youth with plump, bouncy skin can be effortless Bio-Bounce Collagen Mask is formulated with Bird’s Nest extract and Hydrolysed Collagen to deliver collagen boosting nutrients in just 15 minutes! Additional whitening peptides also help to illuminate the skin to maintain a supple, radiant complexion.

Q: How should I use an overnight sleeping mask?

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Sleeping masks give your skin extra nourishment while you snooze – talk about a dream come true! It is also works great as a quick fix or pick-me-up for your skin by applying a thick layer and leaving it on for 15 minutes before taking it off. Here’s a few handy tips on how you can make the best out of your sleeping masks:

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Our Bio-Bounce Collagen Night Mask and Bio-Hydra Aqua Sleeping Mask are great multi-purpose options to add to your skincare stash:

Bio-Bounce Collagen Night Mask – For replenishing collagen and nourishing the skin through the night, so you wake up to bouncy skin the next morning!

Bio-Hydra Aqua Sleeping Mask – Formulated with “Aqua Release” technology which transforms into water droplets upon application to be instantly absorbed and locked into the skin for intensive hydration through the night.

Excited to incorporate masking into your skincare routine? Try our sheet masks today at 5 for $6 for a quick, no-frills way to achieve glowing, healthy skin!

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