Peel-off masks is a type of facial mask which is applied to the surface of the skin and instead of being washed off you peel it off. It is generally used to help remove dead skin from your face.
So can peel-off masks also remove blackheads?
Depending on the brand yes some peel-off masks can unclog pores and remove blackheads. Read the bottle of the peel-off mask carefully and make sure it is designed to remove blackheads. Peel-off masks with a thicker consistency tend to be more effective in extracting blackheads from the skin. Are MY SCHEMING Blackhead Acne Removal Activated Carbon 3 Steps Mask Set and Shills Deep Cleansing Black Purifying Peel-off Mask by Dr. Shills
What is the best way to apply peel-off masks to remove blackheads effectively?
To make peel-off masks more effective in removing blackheads cleanse face thoroughly and use straight after a hot shower, when your pores are more open and dilated. This will help the mask stick better onto the blackheads and easier to remove. You can apply to affect areas (such as the T-zone) or you can apply to your whole face as it also helps remove dead skin. Let it dry. It usually takes 15 minutes. You must let it completely dry or it will not peel properly. Once dry, peel very slowly in an upwards direction. Once you have peeled off the mask you can see all the yucky bits it peeled off! Rinse your face with cold water to remove excess and also help tighten the pores and then follow up with a pore tighten toner, we recommend Murad Clarifying Toner, Step 1 Cleanse/Tone, 6 fl oz (180 ml). Follow up with your usually skin care.
Peel-off mask however are not for everyone, as if can be painful to remove as it can stick onto the fine facial hairs. If you have sensitive skin you might want to avoid peel-off masks.