Time for new beauty routine hacks and today we are going to talk about face mask sheet.
Yup sisters, your very own face mask sheets (whatever brand you’re currently using).
It is undeniable one of the beauty products that is always in our beauty shelves. You see various brands and variants in all beauty stores, including online stores and it’s crazy because even I myself have this unexplainable liking about it.
And here in East Asia, many face mask sheets are mostly Korean and Japanese brands and I admit, they are GOOOODDDD!
Some women in the west doesn’t understand our little obsessions for face mask sheets, but I will they you ladies – spending a little quality time with yourself wearing a face mask sheet is totally worth it.
They still didn’t know that these little sheet of softness is our Asia’s secret to achieve that natural glowing face.
By and by, face mask sheet phenomenon is expanding outside the continent, thanks for the help of the internet and social media, and also through word-of-mouth from our friend s and families, and even from our favourite influencers online.
I’ve been using face mask sheets for two (2) years now and recently for about six (6) months, I’m using it twice daily – morning before going to work, and during night time before going to bed.
My little obsession have elevated from using it once daily to twice, because I believe that giving a quality time to yourself as much as you give time to others or at work is more important.
In spite of giving your time to others, they might leave you anytime with no turning back. So better to give more time to yourself, because leaving it out is the scariest thing of all.
NO one wants to have it that happen, right? Would you want to leave yourself?
One of the recent face mask sheet purchases contains Collagen and Coenzym Q10 – both from a Korean brand, Ekel which I’ve purchase online from Seoul Secret.
This brand is sooooo good no wonder many Filipinas as getting obsessed with it. Actually this brand comes in thirteen (13) variants (yup that’s plenty!) and it’s crazy because it gives every user that satisfying effect and glow, depending on your skin type and needs.
Note that while writing this blog post, I’m currently using my favourite Ekel Ultra Hydrating Essence Face Mask with collagen.
So after performing double cleansing of my face, and applied my favourite toner and serum then comes my favourite Ekel face mask, and enjoy it for 15 minutes. The sheet has very generous essence which also gives me that relaxing feeling, in addition to that little pressed feeling that face mask gives. Its essence are so generous it literally drips when you remove the sheet from its well-sealed package.
So how can you enjoy the face mask sheet in 15-minutes?
Here’s my simple tips and suggestions which I personally do:
• To make most of the relaxing feeling which you have your face mask on, you can sit back and close your eyes and just relax, while doing your breathing exercise. This will give you face muscles time to reboot and your nerves relaxed.
• While doing this, you can also listen to relaxing sounds or music. I listen to my favourite Yiruma songs (3 to 4 songs are enough) and have a clear thoughts.
• I suggest that you should take a screen-browsing break for 15-minutes while having your face mask treatment, because making your eyes busy adds stress to your face and muscles around your eyes. Our main goal is to make yourself relax and enjoy 15minutes break, to make your face reboot so just stay calm.
You can let it sit on your face for up to 20-minutes, but not beyond that because the essence absorbs back to the sheet.
Having a face mask sheet is an additional to our beauty routine, and it’s not a substitute to your current skincare. Another thing I love about this is I can easily bring it along with me at work or during my trips, and just put it on my face while waiting.
My other EKEL Ultra Hydrating Mask which contains Enzymes Q10 which gives my face a plump and dewy look after application.
Both these masks are ultra-hydrating and are fantastic to everyone with dry skin or to use for added moisture because of cold, and in winter weather. They are also perfect to pack inside your hand carry bag for a long flight to fight dry air experienced at 30,000 feet above, giving you a nourished glow when you step out of the airplane.
Ekel Ultra-Hydrating Essence Face Mask sheet have thirteen (13) variants: Collagen, Coenzym Q10, Placenta, Snail, Pearl, Vitamin, Red Ginseng, Cucumber, Pomegranate, Royal Jelly, Green Tea, Snake, and Honey
If one is enough, then two is AWESOME!
You can never go wrong or look fat or feel ugly with two sheets a day, so why not?
Women can wear three different shades of lipsticks a day, so why not satisfy yourself with a little pleasure with face masks?
Besides, throwing a dollar of face mask isn’t that bad at all. I got these EKEL Ultra Hydrating Essence mask for literally a dollar for two (2) face mask sheets (Php20.00 each, and Php15 when you buy it for wholesale) so it isn’t bad. You favourite junk food snacks are more expensive than these face masks.
And many celebrities can attest the goodness of having it two! Chinese Actress Fan Bing Bing is a huge fanatic of face mask sheets, and many other Asian celebs.
Even our dearest Hollywood celeb Drew Barrymore and her beauty team is becoming a fan too!
Having two sheets of mask regularly wouldn’t not compromise your currently beauty, on a contrary it will be beneficial to you because will give you super extra hydration.
And if you are kind of BORED with your regular, plain white (or clear) face mask sheet, I think you will be enjoying the XILIX animated face mask sheet just like I do!
XILIX Animal Aqua face mask sheets has 4 animated variants: fox, panda, sea lion and, tiger – however I only managed to purchase 3 available.
These face mask are so cool, you can tell because of its cute design that definitely rocks!
They also gives the same hydrating and glow effect, the only differences are the price and of course the design. I’ve got these XILIX Animal Aqua face mask sheets at Watsons for Php85.00 each.
Surprisingly, these face mask sheet gives me not only the desires glowing dewy look, but boosts my mood. Maybe because of its super fun design! Xilix face mask seems under-rated, and haven’t gave review online, but trust me these are fantastic.
Even these fellow face-mask sheets lovers are obsessed with XILIX!
Isn’t these so cool?! I actually thought these XILIX mask can be used as your emergency Halloween face mask, LOL.
And wearing face mask sheets in public is actually quite common, like the commuters at the subway in Tokyo. Looks like they are rocking the Halloween!
For more face mask sheet review, you can refer my previous favourites here, here, here and here.
Now I am honestly admit my obsession with face mask sheets.
Okay I’ll end my review here coz I need to phone my suppliers for these face masks. I’m getting out of stocks! LOL.