Why You Should Say 'Yes To' Facemasks
Arts Entertainment

6 Reasons To Say 'YES To' Facemasks

Trust me -- your face will thank you later.

64
PikWizard

I don't know about anyone else, but I am a sucker for face masks. As I mentioned in one of my previous articles, 5 Summer Beauty Products You Must Try If You're Not Good At Makeup, I have very sensitive skin. I have tried numerous amounts of different brands when it comes to face products. Yet, only one has stuck out the most to me - the company YES To. Not only are their products basically made for sensitive skin folks, but they are made from 95 percent natural ingredients, free of parabens and quite possibly the most moisturizing beauty product I have ever used. Here are six facemasks you should try out this summer.

1. Calming Mask

http://yesto.com/product/yes-to-cucumber-calming-paper-mask-single-use/

​Not going to lie, this mask tingles slightly! It is almost as if you are wearing an Icy/Hot on your face. Yet, it is completely worth it. After using this mask, my face felt as smooth as a baby's butt and I was super relaxed. 10/10 would recommend if you are not allergic to cucumber and want a mask that leaves you as relaxed as lavender leaves me.

2. Pesky Blackheads?

https://www.ulta.com/tomatoes-2-step-nose-kit-buh-bye-blackheads?productId=xlsImpprod15622893

​I am a sucker for nose strips. Typically I use the Biore ones and let me tell you, this one is 100 percent better. The first step is a serum that is supposed to help break up a little bit of the black heads, while the second step is the actual pore strip. This two step method is much nicer and removes so much more gunk on your nose than a regular pore strip would.

3. Hydrate

http://yesto.com/product/yes-to-coconut-ultra-hydrating-single-use-mask/

​I am also a sucker for anything coconut, so this is a must for me. After using this mask, my face always feels incredibly smooth and the smell makes me feel as though I am on a beach somewhere about to sip some coconut water out of an actual coconut. 12/10 would recommend to anyone, especially those who have more of a reddish undertone to their skin.

4. Clearer Skin?

https://www.target.com/p/yes-to-174-tomatoes-detoxifying-charcoal-paper-mask-1ct/-/A-50938799

Holy moly, is this mask one of my favorites -- which I've said about basically all of these masks. As many know activated charcoal is an amazing ingredient for helping to pull out black heads and other dirt in the skin. This mask has become my go-to for when I am on my period and my face decides to become mount pimple. Not only does it help to calm them down, but it also helps to dry them out.

5. Brightening

http://yesto.com/product/yes-to-grapefruit-vitamin-c-glow-boosting-paper-mask-single-use/

This mask is super helpful in the brightening department. I have super red undertones and my face is naturally very red. This mask does wonders for helping to relieve some of the redness. The vitamin C also helps to give some color back into the skin and gives a beautiful glow after using.

6. Whole Face

http://yesto.com/product/yes-to-grapefruit-2-step-single-use-face-kit-all-about-face/

If you are not really one who wants a specific mask for different things, then this is the one for you. The first step helps to exfoliate the skin and helps to reduce redness. While step two helps to brighten and leave the skin feeling radiant and au-natural. This is a must for a simple full face mask and smells AMAZING.

I promise none of this is sponsored -- man do I wish that it was -- but, I can honestly say that this is one of the best companies I have ever used when it comes to caring for my face. I also buy all of my masks at Target because hello, it's Target and they sell them for only $2.49 plus tax. So not only are they cheap, but they are such amazing quality that I legit stock up on these bad boys. Yes To is a wonderful company that really values the products they use in their products -- plus they are cruelty free!! Seriously would recommend this amazing company if you have super sensitive skin, but love having a girls night or glass of wine and relaxing with a bowl of popcorn or chocolate with the added face masks.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
Lifestyle

15 Black-Owned Haircare Brands That Cater As Much To Inclusivity As They Do To Your Locks

Championing Black entrepreneurs who make some of our hair favorites.

The haircare industry is vast. With the rise of social media came hundreds of thousands of empowered, niche brands. Single entrepreneurs came out of the woodwork with hair brands that now, years later, have dedicated cult followings.

Of those multitudes of brands, few cater to all hair types, most made without regard for curly or coily hair. These brands, however, are different.

Keep Reading... Show less

Minorities are consistently under-represented in our day-to-day lives, notably in the world of fashion. It's likely you're looking for a way to support black artists. Whether that's the case or you're just a fashion-lover in general, these brands aren't just some of the best black-owned fashion brands — they're some of the most innovative brands of our time, period.

From luxury staples to fun accessories and loungewear, these brands aren't just stunning names you should definitely be following on Instagram, each honors the founder's roots in unique ways with the power of storytelling through artistic expression that manifests in pieces we can't wait to wear.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

10 Home Items You Need For Stress Relief, On The Days You 'Literally Cannot'

Fill your home with peaceful, calming coping mechanisms.

I'd like to think that 2020 is teaching us a lot. Or will teach us a lot. Or will be a story we tell at parties one day. Ultimately, this year has been — and is probably going to continue to be — a bit of a mess.

At the beginning of the year, Australia was on fire and we mourned the death of Kobe Bryant. Then, coronavirus (COVID-19) took our spring and shut us in our homes, inciting panic over public health and sparking political upheaval at every decision made by local and federal officials alike. Now, a week after George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, a nationwide conversation is reignited with protests regarding racial injustice in the United States. There is an enormous amount of tension, hurt, and change that is upon the American people.

Keep Reading... Show less

No matter who you are (an introvert, person of color, member of the LGBTQ+ community, Scorpio, TikToker, you name it), we want to hear what dating in America is like for you and the thoughts you have while working through the talking stage, first dates, navigating love, working through dating problems, etc.

Keep Reading... Show less
Lifestyle

30 Black-Owned Skincare Brands Every Beauty-Lover Should Know About In 2020

They're not changing the game — they're making a new one.

Skin is something most beauty-lovers obsess over from our early teens, whether our aim is to be glowier, softer, dewier, or poreless, most of us are consistently tracking a new skincare goal. No matter how many products we try, we'll likely forage on with the goal of IRL Photoshopped skin, no matter how many dollars go to them.

The black-founded skincare brands below are the brainchildren of extreme dedication and resilience within the privileged world of beauty. Born out of resilient entrepreneurs overcoming circumstance in a world that does not favor business people of color, these brands have loyal cult followings, and with good reason.

Keep Reading... Show less

A huge part of being in a relationship is communication and, well, part of communication is listening. So, why not have a little fun with your partner and see just how well they know you?

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

7 Ways You Can Safely Attend A Protest In The Middle Of A Pandemic

Wear a mask, but speak up.

It seems like coronavirus (COVID-19) has been around forever now. Life before masks and with public sporting events is a distant memory, hoping to make a comeback sometime this year. We've all had to make some sort of life changes to abide by this pandemic's rules. But that doesn't mean everything has stopped. On May 25, George Floyd died at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, sparking a cry for justice and racial equality across the nation.

For the last week, protests have taken place in major cities like New York City, LA, DC, Chicago, Phoenix, Portland, Dallas, and Floyd's hometown of Minneapolis. Many of the cities experiencing protests have begun phased reopening, while others (specifically New York City and LA) have yet to begin phase one of post-coronavirus reopening.

As COVID-19 is hardly in our rearview mirror, there are extra precautions protestors can take as they advocate for justice.

Keep Reading... Show less
Health and Wellness

5 Helpful, Effective Mental Health Resources Specifically For The Black Community

These organizations are qualified, caring, and acknowledging the mental trauma individuals are experiencing.

On May 25, George Floyd died after being pinned to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer. In the last week, protests have sprung up across the nation, demanding justice for Floyd and accountability for police brutality. Social media has also seen widespread conversation regarding Floyd's death, Black Lives Matter, and racism in the United States. Today is #BlackoutTuesday, where many are sharing a single black square to represent unity and support for Black voices.

In light of the heavy climate that our country is facing, it is a safe assumption that many individuals' mental health may be suffering. We wanted to highlight mental health resources and organizations that are Black-owned and prepared to assist in whatever you're going through.

Keep Reading... Show less
Facebook Comments