Favourite face masks


Behind every great skin, there is a great routine! I don’t know about you but I can really see the difference when I stick to a solid skincare regimen with efficient products. Sometimes though I slip out of the routine (we are only human right?), that is when I reach out to some of my favourite face masks. They are a great way to bring back some balance to my skin and get rid of the unwanted signs that come with falling off the wagon.

So meet my skincare super-heroes, here to help when I am having a bad skin day!

REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal mask

REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal mask

I started using REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal mask as part of my bridal skin care routine. This is the mask I reach out to when my face is uneven and dull, it exfoliates deeply and gets rid of all the dead skin. Use it at night and follow with the best moisturiser for your skin type and you will wake up glowing.

Cattier Organic Mint Green Clay mask

Cattier Organic Mint Green Clay mask

I mentioned several times that my T-zone can get quite oily and I used to have some mild acne as a teenager, so my skin is prone to breakouts. When my forehead is having a bad week I make sure to apply Cattier Organic Mint Green Clay mask for a good 20 to 30 minutes. It helps reduce the inflammation and the size of any spot I may have. It also feels very refreshing which is pleasant after a day out and about in London’s pollution.

Avene Soothing Moisture mask

Avene Soothing Moisture mask

This mask already featured in my French pharmacy guide and for good reasons – it is brilliant! Avene Soothing Moisture mask is suitable for all skin types and even my sometime-oily face welcome the moisture it gives, mostly in winter. I usually apply it once a week on clean skin and leave it to sink in overnight. It is light enough that it won’t break me out, yet moisturising enough that even the drier of skins will enjoy it.

Aurelia Refine & Polish Miracle balm

Aurelia Refine & Polish Miracle balm

Your face is uneven and not the smoothest? Dreaming of baby soft skin? Aurelia Refine & Polish Miracle balm is here to help! This balm will gently exfoliate your skin and the probiotics will restore balance and softness. Its only downside is its price. It is very expensive but if you can afford it I highly recommend it! It is not called ‘Miracle’ for nothing.

Kose Collagen and Royal Jelly mask

Kose royal jelly and collagen sheet mask

Unfortunately, this mask is a little tricky to get a hold of if you are not in Japan. But if you can get it make sure to pack it for any long-haul flight. My skin never suffered too much on the plane, at least that is what I thought until I used a Kose Collagen and Royal Jelly mask on our flight back from Barbados. What a difference it made! My skin was perfectly balanced, neither dry or oily, for the following 24 hours!

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