6 Rubber Face Masks You Need to Try the K-Beauty Trend
Take a moment and click over to your search engine of choice. Go ahead and enter “rubber face mask” into the search bar and wait for the results. Your query will likely bring back images of horrifying Halloween masks or rubberized versions of film villains—all equally frightening. The good news is, when you hear your gal pals talking about how much they love rubber face masks, they probably aren’t planning a themed party. It's probable that your friends have caught onto one of the latest Korean beauty trends. Masks with a rubbery texture are quickly climbing in popularity and while you may look slightly scary when you sport one, the payoff for your skin is much better than anything you’ll find in a costume store. Ready to add a rubber face mask into your regimen? Then keep scrolling—we’re sharing six rubber face masks that will transform the way you mask.
When a new kind of mask becomes trendy, it’s only a matter of time before a charcoal version hits the market—and the rubber face mask is no exception to this rule. Charcoal has been a consistently popular ingredient as of late—as evidenced by an endless number of charcoal-based cleansers and peel-off masks—and now your skin can experience it via a 2-step masking system. First comes a purified cream to help calm stressed skin, then the rubber mask (formulated with charcoal powder) you’ve been dying to try. Pop it on just like a sheet mask!
Even if crafting isn’t your forte, you’ll get a kick out of mixing up your own mask. We may not recommend DIY-ing a rubber mask from scratch, but you can’t go wrong with using this modeling mask that comes with everything you need to put it together. Mix the mask base with the treatment powder—using the provided mixing tray and spatula—and you’ll have yourself a moisturizing mask to use at home. And you can say you did it all yourself.
Remember the chocolate cereals—which were really more like dessert—that you begged your mom to eat before school? It may not hold quite the same appeal in adulthood, but for a bit of nostalgia, minus the calories, try starting your day with a cacao cereal rubber mask.
Rubber may not be the first word you think of when trying to describe a healthy-looking complexion, but think about it: the bouncy, elastic texture of a rubber face mask is exactly how you want your skin to appear. And that’s exactly what this lifting mask sets out to help you achieve. As for whether or not it succeeds, there’s only one way to find out.
Wearing gold jewelry is one thing, but if you’ve ever had the urge to drape your face in a gilded face mask, now’s your chance. This rubber face mask boasts a collagen powder and gold gel substance for an experience that’s nothing short of luxurious.
This modeling mask may look like a doppelgänger for the Greek yogurt currently in your fridge (due to its convenient single-use packaging), but we swear it’s a treat for your skin—not your taste buds. Just add water to the powder inside the yogurt-like cup and stir to form a cooling rubber mask formulated with tea-tree oil.