How to “toner mask”? The Korean DIY sheet mast hack
Most of you may be familiar with Korean skin care- the 7 step skin care method. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this, well it is basically a skin care method which involves layering your skin with different products at one go to deeply hydrate your skin. Although, all of these products help hydrate and relax the skin ,apart from being fun to use, we understand that applying seven layers of any product can be annoying, especially when you have to get dressed, fix your hair, make breakfast and lunch, and get to work in the morning.
You may be wondering if there is anything at all that you can do to ensure healthy skin and a sound work-life balance… We understand your worries, so here’s the toner mask!
What is a toner mask?
A toner mask is basically a skin pack based in the popular Koran skin care. It is similar to a DIY sheet mask and it is also a really quick and easy way to hydrate, relax and maintain your skin. Apart from all these benefits, this DIY mask works to replenish your skin within five minutes!
Isn’t that cool?!
So here’s what you need for your toner mask:
Firstly, a hydrating choice, like a mist, a toner or a watery essence. Klairs Supple Preparation Facial Toner is by far our go to Toner for layering our skin and give our skin the hydration it needs. It has pH balancing restore effect and the amino acid in helps in reducing skin irritation.
We recommend that you choose a product which is gentle and moisturizing ingredients like coconut water, seaweed extract and nutrient-rich antioxidants. You must steer clear of products that comprise of alcohol or astringents to avoid making your skin dry. Once you have made a hydrating choice, you require multi layer cotton pads or thin cotton sheets as these minimize wastage of the product used.
Here’s how to toner mask!
Once you have double cleansed and toned your skin, grab a cotton pad and soak it with your hydrating product. While doing this make sure that you wet the cotton pad completely such that it will stick to your skin easily. If you don’t wet it enough, the pad may dry out soon and fall off.
Once you’re done soaking the cotton pad, place it on all the parts of your face that you want to hydrate and relax. If you are using multi-layered pads, you could separate the pads into individual sheets and stick them on. You should leave the pads on for 3 to 5 minutes. Yes, you shouldn’t wait for the cotton pad(s) to completely dry up and deposit the product completely on your skin as this actually dries up your skin as the cotton pads will tend to suck out the moisture out of your skin.
We suggest that you recommend that you toner mask at least twice a week but you can also toner mask when you want your skin to look brighter, like for a festive celebration, a party or a date. You could also toner mask before or during a plane travel as this helps maintain the moisture levels of your skin.
Let me make something very, very clear…
So use a toner mask and give your skin more than just a little love
to look naturally flawless.