By Catherine Michelle
Stress, anxiety, COVID-19 masks and the changing of the seasons can be rough on our skin and can cause a few extra unwanted breakouts. Technically, acne and pimples are a result of our pores being clogged with access oils, dead skin cells and pollutants; no wonder wearing our COVID masks is resulting in some blemishes. Of course, once we get anxious about the breakout, more pop up and thus the cycle kicks off, but we are here to help! Taking extra time in the day to focus on self-care will not only reduce our stress but also will lend time to showing our skin extra TLC. Below are the products that we recommend to fend off those breakouts and will leave you feeling relaxed and with glowing skin.
Just Glow Face Masks
Just Glow is one of the best and most reasonably-priced skin care masks available. Their peel-off and wash-off masks start at $5 but you can also purchase their variety packs for $12-$15! For best results, use 3-4 times a week. *Product review available on our IGTV.
MSK Skin is a Korean cosmetics company that is a bit more pricey but is worth every penny. I think they may have found the fountain of youth. For best results, use daily. *Product review available on our IGTV.
The perfect kryptonite for acne is CBD and Mantra Mask has just that in their face and eye sheets. CBD is known for soothing and calming irritated skin, thus reducing inflammation and redness. For best results, use 3-4 times a week. *Product review available on our IGTV.
Origins Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores is a powerful formula in a little bottle. It penetrates and deeply detoxifies your skin and dissolves impurities at the same time. It works as a magnet to draw out pore-clogging bacteria in just a few minutes. For best results, use only once a week.
Peter Thomas Roth
This iconic mask company has just released their 5 Piece Sampler Kit for only $20 available at ULTA, and you won’t regret purchasing! It is the perfect sampler to try their 5 best-selling and fast-acting face masks that will attack all of your skin woes from fine lines, to acne, to dull skin.
Catherine Michelle is the Contributing Editor at Large and Lead Writer for New Face Fashion Magazine and Dreamlette Magazine who focuses on exclusive interviews, reviews, makeup, fashion and more! Follow her on Instagram.