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Have you heard about foil masks?
How are they different from regular sheet masks? Due to the sauna effect, the essence of the foil masks penetrates quicker and more deeply; in just ten minutes, the skin is hydrated and nourished to the max.
The first shiny foil mask was made by Estée Lauder in 2016, and it was first sold in Korea, and the in the rest of the world. The price on the official site is $22. Advanced Night Repair Concentrated Recovery PowerFoil
A foil mask has a double structure. The bottom layer is soaked in intensive essence. The upper foil layer prevents this essence from evaporating, creates a sauna and spa effects, activates and promotes deeper penetration of the nutrients into the skin. Thanks to this effect, the mask speeds up the flow of intracellular processes, normalizes metabolism and restores vital cellular functions.
It needs to be applied for just ten minutes once a week.
$22 for ten minutes of pleasure 🙂
Koreans liked the idea, the brands reacted very quickly, and at the end of last year and this year several Korean brands came out with a budget-friendly version of similar masks. Gold, silver, three-layer, multi-step – something for everyone. But at more affordable prices – the average price for this type of mask is around $5.
The first to come out with a foil mask was a brand make p:rem, with tree types of Wrapping Me foil mask: Moisture Sauna, Whitening Sauna and Firming Sauna.
P:rem Wrapping me foil mask
The inner layer of the mask is an ultra soft cotton, which perfectly forms to the skin for deep hydration. The outer layer is foil, which prevents evaporation.
The hydrating mask restores vitality and elasticity of the skin. Ingredients such as taurine and minerals care for tired skin affected by various harmful elements and stress.
Holika Holika Prime Youth Gold Caviar Gold Foil Mask
The ingredients list of this mask is very promising: niacinamide, Beluga caviar extract, colloidal gold, ginseng extract, rape extract, pomegranate extract, adenosine, etc.
A double mask with coal-black porous inner layer and a gold foil upper.
This is an intensive mask with anti-aging care. Helps restore smoothness and firmness of the skin. Stimulates cellular renewal and actively nourishes the skin. Restores a clean, light skin tone, eliminates age-related dullness.
You can order the mask on eBay
THE FACE SHOP Hydro Lifting Silver Foil The mask has three stages. Intensively hydrating serum, foil mask, and eye cream.
The mask restores and rejuvenates, returns the skin to its youthful tone, firmness, and elasticity. Contains an essence that aids in smoothing out skin texture with a visible lifting effect.
SECRET KEY Wrapping Foil Mask
The inner layer of the mask is made from a wood cellulose and cotton seed material. Two types: golden mask for hydration and firming of the skin. The ingredients include fermented bifida extract, royal jelly, extracts of chamomile and asian centella.
The silver one is calming and skin whitening. The ingredients include vitamin C and extracts of lemon, strawberry, cranberry, black currant, blueberry, and raspberry, which lighten the skin while providing powerful vitamins and antioxidants and protecting the skin from free radical damage.
NATURE REPUBLIC Premium Steam Foil Mask Sheet in two types: gold and silver.
Includes licorice extract – anti-inflammatory and anti-aging, while also preventing pigmentation. Licorice extract also has a whitening effect and lessens swelling and inflammation in the skin.
The gold mask, in addition to the licorice extract, also contains galacturonic acid. It provides 1.5 times the hydration of hyaluronic acid and is suitable for even the most sensitive skin types.
You can buy the mask on eBay