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Multi-masking is the easy way to solve all of your skin problems at once

The best way to face mask? Multi-masking

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Beauty

Multi-masking is the easy way to solve all of your skin problems at once

This beauty trend will have your face looking like a paint-by-numbers. Here's why you should try it anyway.
 

Masking is not the newest beauty trend, but it's one that's here to stay. Adding an extra dose of skin-care to your routine, masking can help with hydration, exfoliation, radiance and acne to make sure your skin is in tip-top shape. We asked Mara Vezeau, Vichy integrated communications and medical relations leader, to help us up the ante on our skin-care game by digging in to multi-masking—a way to get the most out of the masking experience.

What is multi-masking? Multi-masking is when you apply more than one mask of different areas of your face. “Multi-masking is the best way to answer all of your skin-care concerns at the same time,” says Vezeau. Just like contouring (and the even sillier clown contouring), multi-masking is makes you look slightly ridiculous before and totally radiant after.

Take stock of what your skin needs to determine what masks to are right for you. Most people have oilier t-zones (the forehead, nose and chin), but need hydration around the eyes and cheeks. Pick masks with clay and charcoal for oily or congested skin, usually found in the t-zone area. For areas lacking radiance, try masks that also have gentle exfoliating properties—think alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs) or citrus. For dehydrated or dry skin, pick masks that pack a heavy moisture punch with ingredients like hyaluronic acid, argan and jojoba oil, and honey.

Vezeau recommends to “make sure that you use masks that require the same amount of setting time on the face and to opt for masks that require the same removal methods.”

If you experience the same skin issues everywhere on your face (instead of having specific issues in certain areas), multi-masking might not be the beauty trend for you. But if you notice dry patches, tightness, congestion, breakouts or signs of aging only in particular parts of your face, it’s time to give multi-masking a try.

Here are our targeted mask picks so you can get multi-masking.

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Face masks for hydrating, exfoliating and detoxing your skin

Hydrating

Vichy Quenching Mineral Mask, $34, shoppersdrugmart.ca.

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Face masks for hydrating, exfoliating and detoxing your skin

Hydrating

Biotherm Aquasource Non Stop Emergency Hydration Mask, $39, Sephora.com.

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Hydrating

Peter Thomas Roth Blue Marine Algae Intense Hydrating Mask, $64, Sephora.com.

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Exfoliating

Vichy Double Glow Peel Mask, $34, shoppersdrugmart.ca.

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Face masks for hydrating, exfoliating and detoxing your skin

Exfoliating

Kiehl’s Tumeric and Cranberry Seed Energizing Masque, $20, thebay.com.

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Face masks for hydrating, exfoliating and detoxing your skin

Exfoliating

Ole Henriksen Truth Sugar Glow Polishing Mask, $55, Sephora.com.

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Face masks for hydrating, exfoliating and detoxing your skin

Detoxifying

Vichy Pore Purifying Clay Mask, $34, shoppersdrugmart.ca.

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Face masks for hydrating, exfoliating and detoxing your skin

Detoxifying

Clinique Acne Solutions Oil-Control Cleansing Mask, $28, thebay.com.

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Face masks for hydrating, exfoliating and detoxing your skin

Detoxifying

Boscia Luminizing Black Mask, $42, Sephora.com.

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