With my 30th birthday right around the corner I’m becoming more and more invested in taking care of my skin and my retirement funds. I went from having super sensitive, oily, acne-prone skin in my teenage years to skin as dry as the Sahara and adult acne in my later years. Despite my hopes, adulthood does not come with a peaches and cream complexion. Some of us just have to work for that. That’s where affordable face masks come in. They’re friendly to my face AND my budget.
My skin is far better than it was as a teenager, but having dry skin comes with its own issues. People with dry skin are much more likely to get wrinkles and the dry skin easily plugs up pores causing acne if you aren’t exfoliating correctly. Boo. Don’t even get me started on how sensitive my skin is too. So I’m super contentious of making sure that whatever I’m putting on my skin is as natural as possible.
If you don’t know what your skin type is I like this test here. For years I couldn’t understand why I was using the same products that worked as a teenager but were doing nothing for me now as an adult.
Now that I have my adult skincare routine down pat my skin has gotten a lot better, but I never really achieved that glowy skin that so many aspire to. That’s when I started trying some affordable face masks.
My mom wasn’t really a girly girl so I never really started doing face maks until the last couple years. They are so amazing for kicking your skin up a notch. In fact, I’m using one right now!
I use them about twice a week. Since I use them so often I try and find ones that give a lot of bang for their buck. I’ve tried a lot of affordable face masks and I’m here to share them with y’all so you can get the skin you’ve always dreamed of right now!
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My favorite mask right now I was lucky enough to receive from Masked Beauty to try for free, but all opinions are my own. I’m absolutely in love with their exfoliating mask Coffee + Chocolate. As someone with dry skin, I’m constantly trying to get the dead skin cells off my face to leave room for my skin to breathe and make sure my pores don’t get clogged up. My favorite part is that they’re made up of all-natural ingredients!
This mask smells just like a delicious mix of a coffee house and a gourmet chocolate bar, but sadly you can’t eat it. The granules in the mix aren’t sharp and I just massaged it in using circles very lightly and left it on for 10 minutes. It was easy to put on and take off. After washing it off I noticed an immediate difference. My pores on my cheeks weren’t as large and my skin looked more refreshed. I followed up with my moisturizer because right after removing all the dead skin is the best time for your moisturizer to penetrate your newly refreshed face.
My powder foundation looked a lot more smoothe when on and the best part? This mask is only $7.99! You can pick it up at Meijer or Jewel. They have a ton of different types for whatever your skin type may be. So grab a Masked Beauty mask, a magazine, and some nail polish and have a self-care night.
Another of my favorite affordable face masks is this three-pack of sheets from Masque Bar. They’re $9.99 (as of 3/23/18) and have a bunch of different kinds from wrinkle reducing to skin brightening. My skin always feels more radiant and moisturized after their masks. They’re also a sheet mask so the application is super easy and you don’t have to worry about getting any of it on your clothes!
The results last around two weeks so even though the pack only has three it still lasts me quite awhile.
The last affordable face mask that I’m obsessed with right now is this green tea match facial mask. It helps removes to blackheads that I get on my nose and my skin feels really moisturized and healthy afterward. It has hyaluronic acid, green tea, matcha extract, vitamin C AND volcanic mud. It’s definitely a luxe, but affordable face mask.
One of my favorite things about this face mask dries up but doesn’t get hard like most clay masks I’ve used. I noticed this one worked better the more that I used it opposed to seeing results right away. I usually use this one in the shower and leave it on for 10 minutes while I’m washing my hair and shaving my legs. Shower multi-tasking is my fave.
The best part is since all of these are affordable face masks there’s no harm in trying them all to see which you like best! I hope you like them.
Do you have any affordable face care products you want to let the world know about? Please shout it out below so we can all give them a try! Cheers to the more radiant and glowing skin we all deserve.
If you’re trying to do a self-care night then check out my post here on self-care tips and tricks you can do right now.