In skin care, too much of a good thing left on for too long can leave sensitive skin irritated. Facial masks are quite an exception. When formulated for your skin type, facial masks allow active ingredients to better penetrate the dermis where cell renewal happens so you emerge with a brighter glow and plumper, poreless skin.
The Benefits of Face Masks
Face masks deliver a range of skin rejuvenation benefits that complement basic skin care routine. Depending on what they are formulated with, face masks can either draw out impurities from deep within the skin, infuse dry skin with hydration benefits beyond the reach of moisturizers, or detoxify the skin at the deeper, dermal layer.
Because they can be applied at home, face masks can easily be combined with other skin rejuvenation treatments, such as specially formulated eye cream and vitamin C serum you receive in a clinic, to achieve your desired effects.
Carbon Dioxide in Skin Care?
Carbon dioxide does not readily come to mind when one thinks of beauty products, so there is some curiosity as to what a RIOX (Rich in Oxygen) Carbon Mask is all about. Drawing from the science of carboxy therapy, RIOX Carbon Mask delivers oxygen into the applied area and draws out toxins and other waste matter from the skin, eliminating them through natural means.
In carboxy therapy, medical grade carbon dioxide is administered via small injections into the skin’s surface or the subcutaneous layer of the skin. This infusion prompts red blood cells to feed cells hard at work with oxygen molecules and rid them of carbon dioxide that cells give off during the process.
The carbon dioxide is then carried away by the red blood cells back to the lungs where it is exhaled. The whole process then starts again – so the more carbon dioxide is introduced into the area, the more that part of the body is oxygenated, the more the cells there become active – resulting to a faster healing process or speedier creation of new cells.
RIOX Carbon Mask works similarly, but without the injection or any other equipment except for the carboxy gel and mask sheet that are applied to the skin after using cleanser and skin toner. Daily application of once a day for 5-10 days, and twice a week afterwards, is recommended to get the best results.
Clinical studies have shown that after the suggested application, the skin is noticeably well-hydrated, brighter and more even in color, has smaller pores, and displays diminished redness and acne breakouts.
Dermal Hydration Using Beta-Glucans
For dry, irritation-prone skin that gets easily flushed even with specially formulated moisturizer for sensitive skin, an intense hydration mask that delivers moisture and active ingredients deep into the dermal layer may be more effective.
In nutrition, beta-glucans – sugars that are found in the cell walls of grains, mushrooms and fungi – are soluble fibers that help regulate blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol and consequently, improve heart health.
As an active ingredient in facial products like the Beta Intense Hydration Mask, beta-glucans boosts the skin’s immune system and strengthens its barrier function to repel environmental stressors (such as UV radiation), speeds up epidermal cell growth so skin renewal is faster, and enhances deep absorption of the active components that come with the mask.
Even with its large molecules, beta-glucans are absorbed far down into the dermal layer of the skin, making it a more effective hydration agent than hyaluronic acid, a type of polysaccharide (large sugar) naturally found in the skin responsible for its moisture retention. In a comparison study with hyaluronic acid, beta-glucans improves the skin’s water content more than 20% better than hyaluronic acid.
As a polysaccharide, beta-glucans has the added benefit of healing burn marks and calming wounds and sun-damaged skin. So if you are looking to improve your skin’s healing process as well as enhance its hydration and absorption capability, the Beta Intense Hydration Mask is the best serum mask that delivers safe and highly effective results.
Bothered by flaky skin, uneven complexion, flushing (rosacea) and acne? Know more about specially made moisturizer for oily skin or which anti aging cream or serum as well as facial cleanser to use for sensitive or dry skin by reading our blog posts on the best skin care products formulated for your specific skin type.