It’s easy to categorize most beauty products. You choose your foundation based on your complexion, skin type, and preferred coverage. You choose your makeup remover depending on ease of use and skin type. Even your blush and lipstick shade depends on your skin’s undertone. When it comes to face masks, things are a bit different.

Everyone can use face masks, but because there are thousands to choose from, deciding on just one is hard. Here’s what you should look for: 

Moisturizing Ingredients Go face mask online shopping and you’ll notice a lot of them have a combination of fruits in them. That’s because fruits are good for the skin, thanks to their vitamins, minerals, and moisturizing properties. Fruits also have a good smell, which makes the application more enjoyable. Some of the fruits to look for in your face mask are papaya, cucumber, pomegranate, and blueberry–fruits that are mostly water and are easily absorbed by the skin.

Luxurious Elements Even before people paid attention to face masks as a way to revive their tired skin, these products have already been popular because they make users feel pampered. Imagine yourself with a face mask on, basking in all the richness it imparts onto your skin, while you watch your favorite show in your pajamas. These days, face masks may have gold in them. If you can afford it, what’s stopping you from treating your skin to such luxury?

Good Reviews You can’t deny the importance of good reviews, especially for products you can’t test before buying. Face masks come sealed and are used only once, so you’ll only know how effective they are after you’ve used them. Take advantage of community reviews to give you an idea of how the product worked for other people. Some reviews are more valuable than others, however. If you’re following a beauty guru who has the same skin type and who lives in the same environment as you, the results they get might be closer to what you’ll get.

Face masks offer great results. Don’t let the astounding choices overwhelm you. In fact, you can even try all of them to give your skin the best results.

Mitch Carvalho

A full-time home-based Marketing Manager by day, 24/7 Mom, and a Blogger at any time. I’m 43 and proud. Mom of Derelle & Erchelle, sharing my adventures as I walk through motherhood and having to do most things on my own while my Indian national husband works miles away from home.