If you've never heard of a rubber face mask, you're about to. After all, it's the coolest skincare trend you've yet to try. Some formulas start out in powder form that transform into a gooey texture once you add water. Others are basically a rubber sheet mask (but equally as gooey).
File charcoal under the growing list of natural beauty remedies purported to have superpowers. Among them, the ability to detox your armpits (yes, really) and scrub any evidence of your coffee habit from your smile. It makes sense, then, that the beauty world's obsession with the fire-starter would extend to our skincare habits.
After about 20 minutes, I cleansed the concoction off and immediately noticed how much smoother, tighter, and more radiant my skin looked. But it was hard to bring myself to rinse - as far as face mask selfies go, Tarte's got everyone else beat.
For those of us who like a classic mud mask, Patchology offers a new twist on an old favourite- the SmartMud No Mess Mud Masque. They had us at the name... The sheet mask sticks to your face in two sections: top and bottom, and contains rare, mineral rich volcanic ash sourced from the Jeju Island in South Korea.
Ready for some real talk? Too bad-it's here: No matter how many heavy-duty mattifying lotions or oil-sucking cleansers you buy, you won't find a miracle remedy for your oily skin. Sorry, but your shiny T-zone and oily complexion are most likely routed in issues that can't necessarily be solved by beauty products, like in hormones, seasonal changes (lookin' at you, summer), and everyone's favorite, your good ol' DNA.