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How do I choose the best exfoliating mask for my skin type?

Ben Kaminsky
Dermatology
If you prefer to use a mask for exfoliation or for brightening the skin, follow the guidelines below to find the appropriate product for your skin.

  • For dry skin, use a mask with a non-drying, creamy consistency, containing oils and humectants and essential fatty acids to help hydrate and increase cellular renewal.
  • For oily skin, use a mask which hardens, is oil-free and delivers a tightening and oil-absorbing effect to help reduce the appearance of enlarged pores. 
  • For normal skin, use a combination clay creamy mask, to absorb extra sebum, hydrates the skin, exfoliates and helps maintain healthy skin tone.
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