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Masks offer a wide range of skin care benefits in one easy application. They are incredibly versatile, as there is a mask available for every skin type. For clients with busy schedules, there are even some that can be worn overnight or in the shower. Certain ingredients in masks, such as the ones detailed below, can be used to clarify, moisturize, cleanse, and brighten skin tone, among many other endless uses.

Freshwater pearl powder is made from freshwater pearls that are milled into a fine powder. The Chinese empress Wu Ze Tian used pearl powder on her skin because of its known ability to improve the appearance of the skin. When applied in a mask, freshwater pearl powder calms redness, removes dead skin cells, and leaves the skin feeling smooth.

Alitura Naturals
Clay Mask by Alitura Naturals is unlike anything else on the market. It is truly an "all-in-one" facial treatment that thoroughly purifies skin at its deepest layers. This unique blend of nine nutrient-dense ingredients exfoliates dead skin, reduces pore openings, stimulates blood flow, and encourages growth of new skin cells. The detoxifying properties of carefully formulated clays draw out impurities and produce porcelain-smooth skin with a radiant glow. 650-678-4695 or

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From the German edel, which means noble, and weiss, which means white, edelweiss is a mountain flower and member of the sunflower family. It is characterized by its extraordinary adaptation mechanisms that make it an ideal ingredient in skin care. When used in a mask, edelweiss stimulates increased production of hyaluronic acid and prevents collagen degradation, which reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Bio France Lab
Bio France Lab's Cold Cryo Healing Peel Off Mask, being of the marine world, has a refreshing cooling effect and soothes with anti-inflammatory properties after an invasive facial procedure. The spirulina – rich in vitamins E, C, and A – tightens and firms the skin, contains strong antioxidant properties, and has a noticeable revitalizing and cooling effect. This mask is suitable for all skin types. 323-846-5933 or


Caviar limes, also known as finger limes and citrus caviar, were discovered by the European settlers who first made it to Australia. Caviar lime contains alpha hydroxy acids that exfoliate the skin by breaking up the natural glue that holds dead skin cells together. When used topically, the inner seeds of caviar limes contain citric acid, malic acid, lactic acid, and glycolic acid to improve wrinkles, fine lines, and signs of aging.

Circadia by Dr. Pugliese
Circadia by Dr. Pugliese's Caviar Lime & Passionfruit Enzyme Mask delivers gentle exfoliation and rejuvenation with a burst of antioxidant support to treat all skin types. Circadia is proud to introduce the latest game changer in alpha hydroxy acid technology. This unique enzyme mask delivers advanced exfoliating technology utilizing Lime Pearl Caviar to gently rejuvenate the skin by stimulating TRPV3 channels (a keratinocyte transmembrane channel). 800-630-4710 or


The singular alga is the Latin word for seaweed. Algae is most notable for its hydrating abilities. Since it can bind water as a humectant, it simultaneously replenishes the skin's natural water reservoir and increases its moisture-retention. When used in a mask, it will restore and lock in lost moisture, leaving the skin lustrously supple and soft to the touch. It is ideal for clients with dry or sensitive skin.

Clearly Beautiful
Collagen Face Mask by Clearly Beautiful will immediately transform the skin. The 100 percent all-natural ingredients work in harmony with the mask's collagen delivery system, to bring skin back to its optimally hydrated best. The pure plant collagen mask aids in skin's ability to absorb the super-nourishing ingredients the mask is bathed in. This mask can be used as often as desired – morning or evening, followed by a regular skin care regime. 866-704-8572 or


Zinc is found in every cell in the body and more than 100 different enzymes need it to function – the top layer of the skin is concentrated with up to six times more zinc than is found in the lower layers. Zinc is beneficial in a mask by shrinking pores that trap bacteria and toxins which consequently clears up acne and blemishes. It is ideal for clients with acne prone skin and will leave the skin glowing and healthy looking.

DermAware Bio-Targeted Skin Care
DermAware Bio-Targeted Skin Care's HEALING POWERS™ MASK is a corrective repair mask to help heal skin and reduce the potential for post-inflammatory pigmentation issues. This mask contains cellular repair extracts, cellular protection DNA phytonutrients, collagen peptides, calming peptides, and neuropeptides to jump start renewal and target all the signs of aging from the inside out. Recommended for any sensitive skin or skin conditions that need aid in recovery including acne, rosacea, or inflamed skin. 888-292-3376 or


Seaweed helps to prevent damage to amino acids and defends the cell's membranes by protecting against free radical attacks that accelerate aging. Seaweed also reorganizes the cell membrane structure to reverse cell damage and restores them to their healthy state. It dramatically reduces the appearance of fine lines; therefore, seaweed would best be used in a mask by clients who are looking to combat wrinkles, skin pigmentation, and other signs of skin aging.

FANIÉ International
FANIÉ International's Unveil Skinsation is a unique, professional product that helps dissolve surface dry skin cells from the face, neck, and extremities of the body. This botanical product contains a pseudo-heat that has the ability to stimulate circulation while detoxifying from within the skin, where good results happen. 949-598-4500 or


Papain is a powerful digestive enzyme commonly found and extracted from unripe papaya fruit and has been used in skin care for centuries in Latin America. Papain has a potent skin lightening effect when applied topically and its skin lighting abilities are used in conjunction with its exfoliating properties to even skin tone by accelerating the shedding of dead skin cells. Papain cleanses and rejuvenates dull, tired-looking skin, leaving it hydrated and nourished.

Hale & Hush
Incredible Enzymes by Hale & Hush, a powerhouse against lusterless skin, optimizes skin's complexion at a surface at a cellular level via a blend of botanical exfoliating enzymes and refinement assistants that work together to rejuvenate texture and tone for clarity that can be felt and seen. It rejuvenates, exfoliates, and clarifies texture and naturally lightens and evens skin tone. 480-404-7409 or


Aloe vera is a cactus plant belonging to the Liliaceae family that has been used for a multitude of purposes dating back to ancient Egypt, where they called it the "plant of immortality." Aloe vera contains a plant hormone known as gibberellin that acts as a growth hormone – stimulating the growth of new cells and helps combat signs of aging. Aloe vera is ideal for clients with all skin types as it moisturizes without being heavy or leaving a greasy residue.

Luzern Laboratories
Hydra-Enzyme Mask Nuit by Luzern Laboratories contains pumpkin enzymes, vitamin C, and organic licorice extract to gently exfoliate and break down impurities, oil, and dead skin while fading the appearance of unwanted discoloration. Organic sweet almond oil, olive-derived squalene, and hyaluronic acid work together to deeply hydrate skin. This gluten-free overnight repair mask leaves skin softer, brighter, and smoother after just one application. 888-591-7800 or


Prana-SpaceuticalsBANANA FRUIT
Bananas are rich in a plethora of vitamins and antioxidants which soften the skin's texture and brighten its complexion. Most notably, bananas contain potassium that refreshes dehydrated skin. When used in a mask, bananas are naturally exfoliating, sloughing off excess sebum on the skin's surface, dulling the appearance of imperfections, and lightening skin pigmentation. Because of its antibacterial properties, bananas can also successfully treat blemishes and heal rough and aging skin by reducing inflammation and destroying bacteria.

Prana SpaCeuticals
BanAcne™ Enzyme Masque by Prana SpaCeuticals is a refining mask that effortlessly decongests trapped oils. In this mask, nourishing banana fruit extracts and enzymes help to eliminate acne-causing bacteria found deep within the pores. These highly refined banana oils provide a rich conditioning to the skin to regulate sebum production and diminish acne marks for a healthier looking complexion. 866-589-2949 or

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