Over the course of each day, the facial skin get all sorts of dirts, grime, makeup and more piled on it, blocking the pores and generally toning down the skin and there has to be a way to get all these off (this is where exfoliating comes in).

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Masks (especially hydrating and brightening ones) do wonders in ensuring the skin retains its elasticity, youthfulness, smoothness and the list goes on. These are three top reasons to use facial masks often.

1. Hydrates the skin

A face mask helps hydrate the skin. Becuase the skin needs to be constantly nourished and replenished, masks benefit it even a homemade facial mask with milk and egg whites is great for the skin. Use facial mask often to restore moisture and unclog pores.

2. Removes excess sebum/oil

A face mask gently removes acne causing bacteria and oil that makes us break out. They are also known to generally remove excess oil and impurities leaving the skin visibly clearer, smoother and clean.

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3. Prevent/Fight Acne

Face masks are known to help prevent acne, because the help remove remove impurities and oils that are deep in the pores,  they leave the skin cleaner hence clearing blemishes and prevent acne and its scarring.