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The Perfect Face Mask For Every Skin Need…


Oh how I do love a damn face mask, I think I may have a problem actually. I think I actually have been using various forms of masks since I was maybe, give or take like 12 years old. First I was a fan of the legendary Queen Helene Mint Julep Masque then I moved on to some deep pore cleansing masks a la Biore style. Something about a face mask just ticks all the boxes for me, and for sure of course a skin care addition in the making-as if it already isn’t an obsession. ha ha, with that being said it is time for a Summer Skin Care Edit: Face Mask Edition

Detoxifying mask, radiance boosting mask, exfoliating mask, anything to add some much needed oomph to the skin. In my current stash I have one for the days that my skin needs some hydration, one for when I need just a bit more radiance, one for when my skin is feeling dull or a bit dry. Might sound a bit excessive, but let me tell you- the mask mania is true. Layering multiples, solo, whatever is your pleasure- a good face mask can just brighten your day-literally. So let’s jump right into some golden skin masks: deep cleansing to exfoliating, a natural option, a budget buy, even one for the sensitive skin ladies- here is a solid breakdown of some masks to bring your skin into clear territory.


THE ONE THAT BRIGHTENS: Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask- $ 55 USD. This mask is something that is unlike no other, freshly concocted with beta hydroxy to help bring some serious radiance to the skin instantly. No wonder this peel like mask is becoming a cult classic, as it is a serious instant solution for dull skin all without any irritation or downtime like a peel. Deeply purifying this jelly like mask helps minimize pores and their appearance all while revitalizing the skin leaving you glowing. Added bonus- this suck kick major arse as an overnight spot treatment. Pimples beware.

THE ONE THAT WAVES BLEMISHES BYE,BYE,BYE: REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask – $55 USD.  I’ve spoken about this one plenty of times before as it is a solid staple and a long time favorite. Volcanic eruptions when occurring on my chin, this one I believe helps them come to a halt-quickly. A potent bio active peel mask that is designed to renew the complexion and reduce the appearance of fine lines all while helping bring forth a beautiful even skin tone. This mask helps combat congestion, blackheads, blemishes and removes dead skin cells to give you brighter, healthier skin.I am seriously obsessed with this mask, although a note to the wise- sensitive skin be careful- there is a slight ounce of tingle action when applied. Simply love!

THE ONE THAT PLUMPS THE SKIN: Rodial Skincare Dragon’s Blood Hyaluronic Mask– $48 USD. On the hunt for some super hydration and plumpness into your skin? Well this mask will bring you a TON of moisture. Hyaluronic Acid immediately plumps the fine lines and helps tighten the wrinkles all while bringing life back to dehydrated skin. Dragon’s Blood helps reduce the redness in skin with some solid antioxidants and helps bring forth a firmer, smoother, beautiful complexion. A serious miracle worker for dehydrated skin. Rodial always does skincare well-very well.

THE ONE THAT’S A CLASSIC: Radical Skincare Instant Revitalizing Mask– $65 USD. Snap, Crackle, Pop is what this mask reminds me of. A wonderful innovative mask that is enhanced with a oxygen-infused foaming formula that feels like amazing seltzer on your skin. A popping sensation that delivers a hard core trio antioxidants: acai berry, grapeseed extract and coffee-berry extract. This masks helps decongests clogged skin and rid the skin of dullness thanks to some solid white willow and French pink clay- used weekly it helps refine the texture of the skin. Instantly once the popping starts and once you rinse your skin it is instantly softer and luminous skin. Simply phenomenal and a classic of its own.

THE DOWN AND DIRTY PAMPER A LA BUDGET STYLE: Formula 10.0.6 Deep Down Detox Ultra Cleansing Mud Mask $5.99 USD. This mask smells like serious orange juice on your skin. This Mud Mask brightens and cleanses deep down the impurities from the skin. Bergamont and Sea Salt help ultra cleanse while the energy of orange recharges. Hands down phenomenal.

So there you have it, a wardrobe of masks that can help fulfill any need. With the length of this post, I figure I should give some solid beauty tips on how to layer face masks if its something you fancy.

BEAUTY TIPS & TRICKS FOR LAYERING MASKS: When layering facial masks it is best to prep the skin with a great cleansing, then add a pH- controlling toner to help balance the skin, then follow with a mask of your choice. Always start with a exfoliating or purifying mask first to help detoxify the skin and bring forth the badies. Followed by a hydrating, oxygenation or rejuvenating mask to help lock in moisture and repair the skin. Follow with a nice rinse, followed by a moisturizer. I often tend to multiple mask every other week, so I don’t overly do my skin.

Do you currently have a working wardrobe of masks? What are your current favorites?








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  • Great list, from reading the descriptions I definitely
    need to try the REN Mask.

    • You would love love love the REN mask. I love it because it also helps with hyperpigmentation since I am a major picker. I know a total no-no, but it totally has helped clear up the skin and stop me from picking. lol

  • Christine C.

    Taking notes as usual! I just used the REN mask per your recommendation and it was lovely! I think I need to add the Tata mask next! I’m already a HUGE fan of Radical Skincare products…they are amazing!

    • OMG you totally would love that Tata Harper Mask. The jar looks small but you literally only spread a thin layer on skin and literally its like heaven afterwards. Skin is literally glowing and I love that i now know it helps overnight blemishes so you wake up and they are majorly smaller if not gone. So happy you loved the REN, I do also love Radical its becoming one of my fave lines in skincare for sure.

  • Great tips on how to apply masks. Awesome list of products, too.

  • Great tips on how to apply masks. Awesome list of products, too.

  • Noelle

    I love face masks. Definitely want to check out the Tata Harper one!

  • Pink Sith

    I think I like face masks as much as you do! I’m taking notes on the Ren Mask! My fave is Ahava Time to clear mask. It’s amazing at reducing break outs!

    • Ohhh I totally need to try that Ahava mask. I just bought a new purifying mask by and I am loving the mask. The REN mask is totally awesome. It took a minute to get used to the jelly like texture but it is for sure one of my faves. I also have some of their clay masks and I am obsessed. But totally checking out that Ahava mask for sure. Bye Bye breakouts.

  • Allison @neversaydiebeauty

    My fave is the Radical Skincare Instant Mask. I adore the citrus scent and pop rocks. But you’ve peaked my interested in the Rodial mask for when winter returns.

    • ha ha ha I do love that pop rocks feeling. The first time I tried it I was in love. The scent it phenomenal too. Rodial Dragon’s Blood for winter is awesome. It brings major moisture to the skin for sure. You would love it if you need do add some oomph of moisture or plumpness to the skin for sure. Let me know if you try it :)

  • I have only tried the Radical one on your list, I MUST try the others! I am a face mask junkie!

    • lol… Face Mask junkies unite. lol… The Radical is so one of my faves. I love that it is seriously the only one that literally pops, fizzes and crackles while its working. Makes me think that its giving skin major oxygen for sure. You would love the REN or Tata Harper for sure too. :)

  • Ooh I love a good face mask. Especially those targeting acne!

    • You and me both. I am addicted to anything that stops blemishes or cures hyperpigmentation. Since I am a massive repeat picking offender, I find myself overly addicted to face masks for sure. lol… It could be worse.

  • The Tata Harper mask is awesome. So natural, and literally skin loves it. I am obsessed with it as a overnight treatment. lol.. Pimples beware for sure. Let me know if you try it. :)

  • Ah that’s funny, I just started using my two very first Radical Skincare products. A sunscreen and a brightening serum. This mask sounds pretty pro!

  • Great post and great picks!

  • Great picks! I have been majorly into masks lately

  • OK, I NEED the Ren mask! Must check that one out!

  • I have become obsessed with masques lately. I just discovered the Queen Helene Mint Julep one! lol. I keep coming back to the one from Hard Night Good Morning. I love clay masques. I would love to try the Ren masque, but most likely the budget one would be next!

  • Aleya Bamdad

    The Tata Harper mask actually irritated my skin but I like her other products

  • i love masks. I have been obsessed with masks for years

  • Nice suggestions! I love face masks :) I have a stack of foil packets of them hehe

  • Ange

    LOVE face masks.

  • FabZilla_Kath

    Shoot! you’re converting me into some skincare mafia, lol! I love all your suggestions and I may end up buying that Tata Harper.

  • Anastasia

    Girl, you know I love my face masks! These are all fabulous picks, but I’m especially curious about Tata Harper.

  • Cosmetic Sanctuary

    Fabulous picks! I’m a face mask junkie!

  • Betzy Carmona

    I really like deep down detox

  • I do love masks – especially the Aztec Secret mask!

  • Mai

    I gotta try that mud mask!

  • Cindy Ingalls

    I love masks too and have several–I don’t the time to use them as often as I should. Have you ever tried the Ellen Lange Retexturing Mask? DM me for info, I think you’ll love it!

  • I love mud masks!

  • Shelley Polarbelle

    LAYERING MASKS! Seriously??? You can do that? I never would have thought of that!!

  • I love that the vegan one is also a brightening one.