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Facial masks are generally classified as warm or
cold
Masks should be of such consistency that they
spread easily
Masks should be easily removable with cotton compresses or sponges and
tepid water
An ingredient used in masks that has a mild antiseptic and astringent quality is
zinc oxide
A mask ingredients that is capable of dissolving dead surface cells on the skin is
sulfur
the two most common forms of professional masks are clay and
gel
Masks that are not designed to remove oil, dead cells, and debris usually are made of
gel
mask application usually begins on the clients
neck
When treating a client who has skin with definite dry areas and also definite oily areas the esthetician should
use different formulas for each area
Custom designed masks, containing natural ingredients are usually formulated
to meet special skin problems
Vitamin C is added to a custom mask mainly for its
astringent qualities
The herbal jelly mask usually is thickened with
pectin
Gauze is used primarily to
hold the mask together
Gauze a thin transparent loosley woven cotton cloth is often used for facials and is commonly considered
cheesecloth
The facial mask that is properly for its instant impressive results is the
wax mask
Although many commercial masks are avail, a wax mask may be formulated by using paraffin wax and
petroleum jelly
If an elctric pot with a thermostat is not avail for preparing wax the esthetician may use a
double broiler
warm melted wax is applied to the clients face and neck with
a brush
The wax mask should be first applied to
the hollow of the throat
The wax mask should be allowed to build up until its at least
1/4 inch thick
When the wax mask is ready to be taken off, the first area to be removed is the
neck
Careful removal of the wax mask may produce a
sculpture of the clients face
Clay used in clay masks produces a healing action that is beneficial in
reducing inflammation
The wax mask is most beneficial to skin that is
dehydrated, dry, or aging
The wax mask causes the skin to
perspire
When the wax mask is ready for removal a wooden spatula is used to cut along the
jawline
After the wax mask is removed the face is cleansed with a mild
astringent
The use of maks dates back to
antiquity
The important results that are achieved by the use of masks are toning, hydrating, and
calming
A non drying substance added to the basic mask ingredients for its mild stimulating effect is
almond oil
Facial masks with ingredients that do not cling or hold to the face require a base layer of
gauze
An ingredient used in masks for its toning, tightening, and hydrating effedt is
honey
What is added to a facial mask to make it moisturizing
glycerine
What can be used when skin is irratated, a mild astringent also known as
witch hazel