What happens if you leave a face mask too long

18 Apr 2021Updated: 4 hours ago | 52 people are reading

What happens if you leave a face mask too long

© Beau Monde What happens if you leave a face mask on for too long

On a day where you just don't have to do anything, nothing beats pampering. Your favorite Netflix series, the tastiest sushi and a wonderful mask: nothing that can spoil your evening. You prefer to leave the mask on all evening, but you have to be careful with that.

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In the magazine Hello! Magazine told the Danish top model Helena Christensen that she will get her perfect skin by wearing a mask all day long. Sounds very tempting, but is definitely not recommended. “Wearing a mask for too long can dry out your skin or clog your pores,” says a British dermatologist. to withdraw on your face. Although it doesn't hurt much to deviate from that for a few minutes, it is not advisable to walk with it all day. For example, if you leave a cleansing mask on your skin for too long, you may remove the natural oils from your skin and your skin will dry out. And if you leave a hydrating mask on for too long, you will actually hide your pores again. And that can ultimately lead to pimples.

Furthermore, not only the time is important, but also the number of times you use a mask. By using a mask every day, your skin does not get better, but rather worse. Oops!