Why Mud Masks Should Be Part Of Your Weekly Routine

From exfoliating your skin to refining your pores, here’s a lowdown on why mud masks should be part of your weekly routine.

If you’re having a facial treatment, a mud mask is usually applied — especially if you have oily or combination skin. From exfoliating your skin to refining your pores, here’s why mud masks should be added into your beauty routine. Ps: If you have dry skin, a mud mask can still be a great add-on to your skin nourishing regimen. Simply use in moderation, like once every fortnightly.

GlamAsia - Mud Mask Weekly Skincare RoutineMud masks draw out impurities embedded on your skin (©nizas/Dollar Photo Club)

It provides nourishment.

Mud masks are taken from sources rich in organic minerals that are good for your skin. When you slather on this natural wonder on your face, your skin automatically absorbs the nutrients found in your mud mask.

It exfoliates flaky skin.

When your face starts to get dry and flaky, mud masks help lift away dead skin cells that contribute to a dull complexion. After a session, dead skin cells can be easily washed away when you rinse your face with cold water.

It balances aggravated skin.

During stressful periods or extreme weather, your skin may flare up and feel greasy. Mud masks help control the production of excess sebum, which is a definite sign of unhealthy, imbalanced skin.

It refines your pores.

Through mud masks,  deep-seated impurities — such as whiteheads and blackheads — embedded on your skin can be loosened and drawn out, resulting to a smoother and more even skin tone.

It stimulates circulation.

For a mud mask session to be effective, you have to leave it on your face for 10 minutes until it is almost dry (not when it gets too tight on your skin!). This increases circulation, which supplies oxygen and nutrients to areas your skin needs the most — making rosy pink cheeks become more apparent.

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