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Information About Collagen Masks

Mamta Mule
Collagen masks are one of the latest beauty products formulated to work on your damaged skin by rejuvenating it, and clearing off the wrinkles and other signs of aging. This story tells you more about collagen masks.
Did You Know?
About 30% of all protein in our body is collagen, and about 70% of the protein in connective tissue is made of collagen.
As people are increasingly growing beauty conscious, the popularity of skin care products and skin care treatments is increasing day by day. Thanks to the rapid advances in technology, you can now have a number of treatments and cures for every possible condition ―even aging! Collagen mask  is one such skin treatment that is popularly used to fight the signs of aging.
Age spots, wrinkles, fine lines, blemishes, dark spots, and sagging skin are amongst the most prominent signs of aging. Anti-aging products have become fairly popular today due to the premature aging problems that many people are facing. In fact, a plethora of creams and lotions are now becoming outdated and being replaced by collagen masks.
What is a Collagen Mask?

A collagen mask is a beauty product that helps reduce the visible signs of aging on your skin. Collagen is a naturally occurring protein that is present in the lower dermis layer of our skin. This is how our skin manages to maintain its firmness and elasticity.
It gets damaged due to various reasons like pollution, weather, dust, age, etc., and thus, the collagen in our body starts depleting. Its lowered production can lead to a dull and aged-looking skin. After a certain age, the production of collagen in the body stops, thus giving rise to wrinkles and sagging skin.
A collagen mask is therefore, known to retard the premature aging process affecting the beauty of your skin. This is one of the anti-aging remedies which many are looking to opt for these days.

How to Use?

Using collagen masks can be a good option if your skin is showing those signs of aging.
You can either opt to buy the masks and apply them at home, or visit a spa to get one done professionally. Spas commonly have these treatments for rejuvenating the skin and giving it a radiant look. They offer collagen facials, which help cleanse and nourish your skin apart from giving you the mask treatment.
The procedure of collagen facial usually includes cleansing and exfoliating your face with a good-quality scrub to get rid of dirt and dead cells on your skin. A chemical scrub might also be used at times if there is excessive collection of dirt and dead cells on your skin. This ensures that the masks work effectively on your skin.
After scrubbing, a concentrated collagen cream is massaged on your skin. Massaging this cream helps nourish the skin thoroughly and gives it a refreshing look. This is followed by application of the mask, which is further cleaned off after 30-45 minutes.
The entire treatment works wonders on your face. In some cases, these masks help in stimulating the production of natural collagen in the skin, while others provide extra collagen to the skin directly.
How to Use it at Home?

Today, collagen masks are easily available in the market. The masks are available in form of creams or as sheets that are already soaked in the product containing collagen. While the cream can be applied using a brush, the sheets need to be laid on your face. These sheets are big enough to cover your entire face correctly.
The nose and mouth area remain open so that the mask fits on the face in a proper manner. Some collagen face masks also treat the eyes and others have a openings for your eyes. You can also consider buying collagen eye mask if the problem is concentrated in this area.
Apart from the masks, many people also opt for collagen supplements. Well, there is a huge debate about the efficacy of mask vs. supplements. But it is best to consult a dermatologist before you opt for any of these. While the collagen masks are a topical remedy, experts are raising questions about its effectiveness in curing the problem.
Consult your dermatologist before using a product is always helpful to ensure good results. Getting reviews from consumers who have already used this product will surely be helpful. So, if you are planning to use these masks get an expert advice and only then go ahead.