Top Sheet Mask Mistakes to Avoid

Sheet masks are an easy and quick way to pamper your skin while you are laying down on the couch, we all love them don’t we! Glowing, brightening, smoothing, soothing, and the list goes on and on, there is a sheet mask for any skin concern.

However, there are certain ways in which sheet masks are used. In this article, you will find the top mistakes to avoid when using sheet masks.

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Leaving sheet masks on for too long. Some people have a misconception that leaving the sheet mask on for longer is better for their skin. However, this is not true. Leaving the sheet mask on for too long will cause it to dry up and make your skin feel tight or uncomfortable.

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Washing your face after applying sheet masks. The main reason for sheet masks is to hydrate your skin, so you must take advantage of the residual product after removing the sheet mask.

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Moisturizing your face before applying sheet masks. You want to keep your pores clean and open before applying the sheet mask in order for you to fully benefit from the product.

Applying sheet masks to a dirty face. Excess dirt and makeup underneath a sheet mask can clog your pores. Sheet masks must always be applied to a clean face.

Skipping the rest of your skincare routine. Locking in moisture is just as important as moisturizing your face. Applying moisturizer after sheet masks is vital to seal in the moisture.

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Not prepping your face before sheet masks. A freshly cleansed and toned face is really important for your skin to properly absorb the hydrating product.

Not making the most out of the sheet mask packet. Slather on the leftover product in the packet on your neck and hands, instead of just throwing out the packet.

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Here are some sheet masks that I recommend.

Sheet masks are like mini facials but better! You get to stay home while having your face slathered with hydrating essences. Even though they are beneficial, you can’t skip the rest of your skincare routine, because every step of your routine benefits your skin.