Sheet masks are a convenient and cost-effective way to nourish and rejuvenate your skin but with so many different options available, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one for your needs.
So you can get the most out of your sheet mask experience, we’ve put together this comprehensive guide to help you make an informed decision about which sheet mask is right for you. Let’s dive in!
Know Your Skin Type
The best place to start on your sheet mask journey is to work out your skin type. The most common types include oily, dry, sensitive and combination skin and each skin type has different characteristics. People with oily skin are likely to have bigger pores, a shiny complexion and can be prone to acne and people with sensitive skin tend to experience redness and irritation. Dry skin often feels tight and can look dull or flaky and people with combination skin usually suffer from both dryness and oiliness. Knowing which category your skin falls into means you can narrow down your options and choose a mask that is tailored to your specific needs.
Work Out Your Skin Concerns
Once you’ve worked out your skin type the next step is to identify your specific skin concerns. Are you experiencing dehydration, sensitivity, redness and irritation, or are you looking to combat fine lines and wrinkles? Each mask is designed to tackle different issues so pinpointing your current skin concerns will help you choose a mask that contains the right ingredients to target your issues.
Check The Ingredient List
There’s a sheet mask for every budget but this means that the quality of ingredients can differ greatly. Cheaper masks are more likely to contain alcohol, synthetic fragrances and sulphates which can irritate and inflame your skin. To avoid this, look for good quality sheet masks that contain natural and plant-based ingredients such as allantoin, avocado oil, jania rubens extract and bacillus ferment as active ingredients like these will provide your skin with soothing, calming and restorative benefits.
Pay Attention to the Sheet Material
When choosing a sheet mask, it’s important to take note of the sheet material as this will greatly determine the results you will achieve. Common sheet materials include cotton, hydrogel, bio-cellulose and microfiber and each mask type provides a different outcome. GLIST sheet masks are made from a semi gel cellulose material which helps the mask sit tightly on your skin so the active ingredients can be transported deep into your pores for long-lasting hydration.
The Right Mask For You
No matter what skin type you have, or skin concerns you’re experiencing, you can always count on sheet masks to help you achieve a hydrated and luminous glow. If your skin is dehydrated or looking tired and dull, we suggest using the GLIST Ultra Hydro Plumping Mask for an instant hydration boost.
This mask will also help to strengthen your skin barrier and improve your overall skin health. If you’re looking to combat fine lines and wrinkles, the anti-inflammatory, plant-based ingredients in the GLIST Anti-Wrinkle Reviving Mask with leave you with an instantly smoother and firmer complexion.
If your skin is feeling irritated and inflamed the calming compounds of allantoin in the GLIST Instant Rescue Purifying Mask will help to reduce inflammation and leave you with a supple and revitalised complexion.