Despite a healthy diet, exercise, and a lot of sleep, sometimes other factors can wreak havoc on our skin's health. Stress, anxiety, and hormonal changes can also have our skin feeling a little lackluster or dull. That's where collagen face masks come in handy. While a mask is working its magic, you can get in some quality self-care like reading a book, watching a movie, or anything that will put your mind (and skin) at ease.
As our editorial director found out recently, collagen loss is one of the side effects of aging and can cause the skin to appear hollow and tired even when you're not. With the help of collagen, skin cells can repair faster and regenerate, reducing redness and swelling. The good news is, collagen face masks are effective for all skin types, and there are varying products for the different areas of your face, from lips to eyes.
The face masks we found below focus on improving your skin's general health and appearance. Take a look at our selections, including a few from beauty experts.
The aloe included in the formula for this collagen mask will not only give your skin a soft glow, but it will moisturize and assist in healing damaged cells.
This product from Finenatur includes the essence of blackberries, which provides a great deal of vitamin C to your skin.
Joy Harari, a certified holistic health coach, has this to say about Shore Magic's mask: “This multitasking organic mask is formulated with the highest-quality micro-engineered marine collagen to add vitality, tone, and renewed elasticity. Moisturizing agents such as shea butter and avocado oil help bring new life to aging dry skin while rose hips and borage oil help reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles. The mask is also infused with clay to help absorb impurities.”
Reviewers of this transparent mask rave about its ability to lock in moisture, making it look and feel plump and refreshed. Feel free to put this in the fridge to chill it for a soothing feeling upon application; conversely, let it warm up in a bowl of warm water before putting it on and your skin will feel revived.
Board-certified dermatologist Joyce Imahiyerobo-Ip calls this her “dream cream.” While you're sleeping this mask turns on collagen production so you wake up with skin that's plumper, radiant, and more youthful-looking. “Nimni cream contains a perfect blend of time-released retinol, collagen supporting antioxidants, and a revolutionary amino acid complex that work synergistically to reverse the aging process at a genetic level,” she says.
Both vegetable and marine collagen make up the product from Naisture. That just means that there are more chances for your skin to plump up without being too forceful. The extra gel in the package may be applied for a smooth and not at all oily finish.
Gold can enhance the effects of collagen by helping slow down your skin’s natural depletion and loss of elasticity. This mask clings to the skin tightly to ensure your skin drinks up every last drop.
Several vitamins enrich this collagen sheet mask for what could be an invigorating skin treatment, should you be low on your nutrients. Its anti-inflammatory effects are refreshing yet gentle.
No other moisturizers are necessary after application of this gold sheet mask. Feel your skin tighten and hydrate immediately after application. The feeling will last until the next time you wear makeup.
Gel masks have the added benefit of keeping moisture locked into the product before it is applied so when you get around to wearing it, you will reap every last drop of rejuvenation. The anti-aging benefits are also maximized as collagen attacks deep in your pores.
These masks by Eve Hansen are guaranteed to be vegan and cruelty-free as well as effective. Your pores will be pleased with this treatment enough to shrink and pull taut for vibrant skin.
Enjoy the benefits of licorice root extract alongside this collagen treatment. The unique ingredient will reduce dark circles and more age-related skin discoloration as it reduces wrinkles and crow’s feet too.