Face masks are continuing to grow in popularity in the beauty market for both men and women because of their calming effects on the skin and their ease of use. Much more affordable than weekly visits to the spa and also more convenient, face masks can provide several benefits to those who want a small refresh as well as those looking for more serious results.
One thing almost all face masks have in common is their moisturizing properties. Keeping the skin hydrated has several benefits, including making skin feel younger. Dry skin exacerbates fine lines and wrinkles, making them appear more pronounced. Dry skin can also crack and peel, letting bacteria and dirt in which causes breakouts. Keeping skin moisturized also helps to even skin tone and reduce redness and irritation caused by breakouts and environmental factors.
Hydrating facial masks for men are an easy and effective way to improve the look and feel of your skin from the comfort of your own bathroom. If your skin is thirsty, which it most likely is, skip the pricey and painful procedures and instead give your skin some TLC with a mask packed with moisture.
1. Viva Naturals Face Mask for Korean Skincare
Get a variety of face masks in one set with the Viva Naturals Face Mask for Korean Skincare. The set includes two Brighten, Glow, Revitalize and Soothe masks, as well as a bonus charcoal sheet mask that contains collagen, hyaluronic acid and black tea. The masks not only hydrate the skin, but they also help to cleanse and detoxify, removing dirt and bacteria and helping pores appear smaller. Using activated bamboo, the masks absorb oil and impurities, as well as toxins that make skin appear dull. The one-time-use masks can be worn for up to 15 minutes and have been shown to improve skin’s moisture by up to 23 percent. Each mask delivers the same results and features a different essential oil.
Pros: The Viva Naturals masks are dermatologist tested and safe for all skin types, including users with sensitive skin.
Cons: The masks have a strong scent and may not be comfortable for users who are sensitive to fragrances.
2. Ebanel Korean Collagen Face Mask
Packed with moisture and hydrating ingredients, the Ebanel Korean Collagen Face Mask is sold in a set of 10 and can be used up to three times per week. Each mask includes hydrating ingredients like plant-derived stem cell extracts, peptides and hyaluronic acid, which replenishes the moisture that our skin naturally loses throughout the day. Collagen essence is also included in each mask, which helps to make skin appear plumper by filling in fine lines. Oil-, alcohol-, paraben- and sulfate-free, the Ebanel mask is safe for all skin types.
Pros: The Ebanel masks can be worn for up to 40 minutes to allow customers to fully relax and absorb the moisturizing ingredients.
Cons: The masks are difficult to remove from their package. The masks also have a strong smell and users will likely have to lay down in order to keep the mask in place.
3. SpaLife Hydrating, Purifying, Anti-Aging, Detoxifying and Soothing Korean Beauty Facial Masks
Packed with minerals, the SpaLife Hydrating, Purifying, Anti-Aging, Detoxifying and Soothing Korean Beauty Facial Masks leaves skin feeling hydrated and moisturized. The pack of 10 one-time-use masks are made with volcanic ash, which can help pull impurities out of the skin. It can also put collagen back in the skin, making it appear fuller. The SpaLife mask is ideal for use before or after shaving because of its hydrating qualities and can leave skin feeling refreshed.
Pros: The SpaLife masks can be used at room temperature. The package can also be placed in a warm bowl of water or in the fridge prior to use in order to give users a warming or cooling effect.
Cons: The masks can leave a slightly sticky feel on the skin.