Cosmetologists recommend to use face packs 1-2 times a week, at any age.
Concentration of active agents in mask is much higher, than in usual cream. Face packs, as a rule, contain 2 types of substances: the first – the operating components, the second – auxiliary. They provide penetration of active ingredients into deep skin layers.
Treat active components: the hyaluronic acid, collagen, elastin, extracts of plants, vitamins moisturizing and nutritious components.
Division of masks by age criterion
- Young skin usually does not need pulling up of wrinkles, and only moistening and nutrition. Collagenic masks with hyaluronic acid and extracts of plants will be suitable for it.
- From 25 to 40 flyings it is recommended to use placentary face packs. At this age there are already small wrinkles, the elasticity of skin decreases. The mask returns to skin elasticity, tones up, humidifies, improves complexion, smoothes wrinkles.
- After 40 flyings, there is aging of muscle tissue, it is substituted fat, collagenic and elastinovy fibers stretch, skin loses elasticity, the second chin appears. For this age recommend to use placentary and collagenic masks and masks with effect of lifting.
Types of face packs
As main types of face packs are considered: cream, fabric, masks on the basis of clay and alginate masks.
- Cream face packs are the most widespread option, both for saloon, and for home care. But if you really want to achieve improvement of condition of your skin, it is better to use professional or pharmaceutical cosmetics.
- Fabric face packs are very good. They are simple and comfortable in use. Such mask always fresh as it is sealed in vacuum packing.
- Recently gain popularity of mask on the basis of clay and alginate masks. Both options quite actively influence skin. It is possible to use both in house, and in saloon skin care.
Producers try to reduce time of influence of mask. There are face packs which are imposed for 15 - 40 minutes, and there are also those of which 3 - 5 minutes are enough to sustain. It is convenient, it is possible to put quickly face in order before any significant action. However it must be kept in mind: the time of influence of mask is less, the its effect lasts well.