Whenever I’m feeling a little stressed, my fail-safe course of action is to run a hot bath, whack on a face mask and find a book and turn on some music. After an hour or so, I feel 100 times better, and my skin definitely feels the benefit. The mask which I’ve been using recently is from Urban Retreat’s new skincare range, and is simply called THE Mask. I love the slick packaging – the tube is a very generous 75ml, and I love the quilted pattern on it too!
The mask itself is just a joy to use. After cleansing and removing any eye makeup, I spritz a little spring water on my face to moisten everything up, and then spread on a generous layer of the mask. It feels very cooling and calming when wet, and it has a beautiful soft floral fragrance, with geranium as the strongest note. It has a lovely lightweight feel too – it doesn’t feel too heavy, and when it dries, you don’t feel your face cracking underneath it. To help with drawing impurities from the skin, Australian Kaolin is included in the formula, as well as Glycerin and Vitamin E which help to moisturize the skin as well as undo the damage from UV and Free Radicals. I tend to pop the mask on once a week, and it really helps to even out my skin tone as well as helping with any blemishes I’m suffering with. Once the mask is fully dried, I like to wash it off with a hot flannel which also helps with exfoliation.
The mask is priced at £35.00 and is available here.