Make no mistake: Face masks are an effective (and often luxurious) part of any skincare routine, but there can be a lot of confusion around exactly how to use them, especially since there are so many variations of masks on the market to choose from.
The first question that often comes to mind is whether you should clean or wash your face after using a treatment, and it turns out the answer has a lot to do with what type of mask you're using. Sound confusing? Don't worry, we're here to give you the lowdown on exactly what you can expect when using every type of formula - from mud masks to paper sheets to overnight treatments. Check out our answers ahead.