My Current Favorite Face Masks

I love face masks, they are life’s little delights. Whenever I need a little pick me up (about three times a week), I put on a face mask and instantly feel better and so does my face. I wanted to share my two current favorite go-to products.

Caolion’s Pore – Original Pack

Caolion is a Korean brand. I think Koreans have one of the most beautiful skins and have recently begun incorporating a few Korean products into my skin care routine. This clay mask was one of the first items I added after discovering it on Michelle Phan’s YouTube video

Caolion's Pore

It comes with a little “spoon” so you never contaminate the product in the jar. I absolutely LOVE the way this mask feels on my skin both while applying the product and after rinsing it off. It’s suppose to reduce the size of your pores and I really do notice a visible difference on my face since using it. 

Caolion's Pore

After applying it all over my face, I leave it on for 15-20 minutes to let the mask set onto my skin before using a wet muslin cloth to wipe off the product. Muslin cloths are the newest addition to my skin care routine and I love the way my face feels since using these to rinse off as opposed to direct water with my bare hands. Once all the product is off, I splash some cold water on my face and pat it dry. 

Caolion's Pore Original Pack

This clay is meant to be refrigerated, thus, providing a nice cooling sensation when applied. I use this product about once a week. It’s on the moderate price range. I have the 100g container and it cost $35. However, I’ve been using it for a few months and its still 3/4 full! Well worth the money. You can purchase it online at Peach and Lily

Lush Mask of Magnaminity 

One of my all time favorite brands has been the British brand, Lush. I love that everything is handmade with fresh ingredients and that the company is so green conscious!  I’ve used several different products of theirs and can’t recall a single time that I was disappointed. I hope to do more Lush product reviews in the future but for now, let’s focus on this very pretty mask. 

Lush's Mask of Magnanimity
Lush’s Mask of Magnanimity

Although a mask, it is gentle enough to be used regularly and I use it about 3 times a week. It has china clay and fresh peppermint, the latter, upon applying to your face activates a tingling sensation that is incredibly calming. After massaging it onto my face, I leave it on for about 5-10 minutes and then use muslin cloth to wipe away. Once I’ve wiped the mask off, I splash my face with cold water and pat it dry. 

This picture does not do justice to the beautiful minty green color of this mask.
This picture does not do justice to the beautiful minty green color of this mask.

This product comes as both a regular and a self preserving product, which means there aren’t any added synthetic preservatives in it! I prefer self preserving products and have the latter. A little less expensive than the Caolion clay mask, these come in two sizes (4.4 oz, $12.95, 11.1 oz, $24.95). You can be purchase it online or at a store near you. 

For muslin cloths, check out amazon for great deals. This is the one I purchased.

If you end up using any of these products or have other face mask favorites, please share in the comment below! 

Happy Masking! 

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