I’ve been reading your blog for a year now, and I love everything about it! Thanks for all the great posts and ideas. I’ve got a skincare question for you: Do you have any weekly mask routines that you would be willing to share when a trip to the spa isn’t in the budget? I’ve been looking for something to cut down on oiliness and breakouts when the Clarisonic doesn’t always cut it. I’ve thought about this charcoal one (good price, good reviews), but would love another opinion from someone who has skin similar to mine. I recently figured out I am allergic to sulfur, so masks of the past have wreaked havoc on my pores, but I’m trying to get back into the mask game.
Thanks in advance,
I’ve mentioned on the blog before that I am also allergic to sulfur, and it does make finding a face mask difficult. Here are a few that I really like in the more expensive ($30+) category.
If you want to read my review of the Ole Henriksen Feel the Difference mask, click here. If you want to read my review of GlamGlow, click here. I use the Feel the Difference mask more like a treatment because it really brightens the skin, while GlamGlow is a true mask that you scrub off to leave your skin feeling soft and rejuvenated. As for the Umbrian Treatment Bar, it’s a gentler option for sensitive skin that doesn’t have any rough edges that will scrub your skin.
Looking for something more affordable? There are a lot of great drugstore or under-$25 masks on the market.
Despite my sulfur allergy, I’ve never had a reaction to the Mint Julep masque despite the fact that it does have some sulfur in it. So if you don’t have an allergy, this mask is a great substitute for the GlamGlow. As for the other two masks, they have a lot of fruit acids that can help clear skin, brighten and even tone.
Have a favorite mask? Leave your recommendation in the comments.