Dry skin, the appearance of redness or pimples, the mask worn for several hours a day can cause discomfort. It’s time to revise your beauty rituals …
For many months, the mask has become an essential ally in the fight against Covid-19. Disposable, renewable, in plain, patterned fabric … If it accompanies us on a daily basis, it can, however, cause dermatological reactions or small imperfections.
A little guide to avoiding too much discomfort with ideas for beauty rituals.
Focus on lightness
First observation: no need to add more under the mask ! Avoid applying a cream that is too rich , too oily. Morning and evening, polish your cleansing using a floral mist .
The chamomile will soothe, the fruit water will invigorate the tea tree will calm irritation due to wearing the mask. Pamper your skin with formulas that respect the pH of the skin.
Protect yourself gently
Hydration … it is the golden rule to apply under the mask, the condensation accelerating skin dryness and friction accentuating the feeling of discomfort.
Choose creams with aqueous formulas with thermal water. Treat yourself to a touch of honey-based sweetness. And, always gently, consider performing a clay or honey-based scrub with sugar once a week to erase small bumps and cleanse the skin.
For a fresh effect: pomegranate and aloe vera
The pomegranate is full of benefits. This fruit of the sun is a real treat on our plate and for the regeneration of our skin. It is used as a day cream, body oil or serum.
The pulp of the exotic aloe vera will work wonders on your irritated skin. The plant likes tropical climates and is particularly popular on some Canary Islands in Lanzarote or Fuerteventura.
But it also grows very well in your living room, it does not require much water. If you don’t appreciate the cold contact of the pulp on the skin, opt for a gel.
Is it necessary to apply makeup under the mask?
A BB cream can give you a healthy glow but forget about the foundation. It will stain the fabric or the paper of the mask very quickly. With perspiration, you risk promoting redness. If you can’t do without it, choose a water-resistant formula.
Is lipstick really useful since we won’t see it? We advise you instead to bet on a moisturizing balm (and fresh breath!)
As for the eyes , take special care of them because , on the contrary , we see them a lot! Discipline your eyelashes and eyebrows, highlight them with a pencil line. It will be the most beautiful effect!