The Curaloe® Facial Mask
Cleaning of the face is an intensive process which will ask a lot from the skin. Firstly the Facial Wash and Facial Toner has to be used to clean the skin. Secondly the Facial mask is recommended, however it is advised to use the mask only once a week. A facial mask is a product that will treat the skin after a cleaning process and has to be applied after the cleaning of the face.
The Curaloe® Facial Mask consists of the active ingredients like: Aloe Vera, Kaolin (Chinese clay), Zinc Oxide, African Shea butter and Jojoba oil. These products combined will treat and nourish the skin and make the skin feel smooth. The exact functions of these ingredients are listed and clearly explain in this blog:
Aloe Vera has a lot of positive effects on the skin. The products of Curaloe only contain pure Aloe liquid. This will guarantee that the Aloe does not lose its essential nutrients. The two biggest positive effects of the Aloe Vera are the improvement, feeding and re-structuring of the skin and that it softens and smoothens the upper skin layer.
Kaolin Clay, better known as Chinese clay, is discovered in South-East China in the Jiangxi province. This clay is used since ancient times for the curing of the skin. The Kaolin Clay has a cleaning function because of the extent to which it can remove dead skin cells. Besides the cleaning function the clay is packed with natural minerals that will improve the condition of the skin.
Zinc Oxide has a protective and slightly drying function of the skin. Besides this the Zinc Oxide also has an anti-bacterial function. Zinc Oxide is used to treat skin disorders like psoriasis, eczema, itchy feeling, cold sore and pressure ulcers, because of the healing purposes of the Zinc Oxide.
African Shea Butter
The African Shea Butter is extracted from the nuts of the Shea tree. The Shea tree grows in the sub-Sahara part of Africa. The African Shea Butter nourishes the skin and has a healing propose due to its many natural oils.
Jojoba Oil is extracted from the seeds of the ‘Simmondsia Chinesis’, better known as the Jojoba bush. This bush originates from the Northern part of Mexico and the Southern part of the United States. Traditionally the native Americans used the Jojoba Oil for its medical purposes. The Jojoba oil easily penetrates the skin which will cause a positive reaction and will hydrate the skin. People with an oily skin could use the Jojoba oil to reduce the sebum production.
How to apply the mask
The mask should be spread evenly across the face, avoiding the area around the eyes and mouth. After applying the mask, het mask should stay 10 to 15 minutes on the face, the mask will not go solid. After 10 to 15 minutes the mask has to be removed with clean lukewarm water. To create the best result regarding a full Facial treatment, it is advised to use the Facial gel (feeding) afterwards followed by the Day, Night or Anti-Wrinkle cream. (Moisturizing)
Tips for mask usage
- Usage of a spatula
Using a spatula is advised to keep the mask in the jar as hygienic as possible. When using fingers instead of a spatula the jar can be contaminated, because there are a lot of bacteria on hands. Fingers carry a lot of bacteria that will affect the expiration date and reduce the hygienic function of the mask.
- Usage of a brush
To apply the mask equal on the skin it is recommended to use a brush. Another reason to use a brush is because of hygiene. The face has just been cleaned when the mask will be applied, however when applying it with bare hands, bacteria’s will influence the working function of the mask.
- Usage of cucumber
Cucumber is commonly used in sales pictures and wrappings by makers of certain masks. Cucumber do not only have an appealing factor but it also has a function. Cucumber has a soothing function when it comes to swellings. When people have ramparts or dark circles below the eyes the cucumber will have a soothing effect and will reduce them. The Facial Mask in combination with cucumber slices on the eyes is a very nice welcome home after a busy day.
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