The Hydrating Products You Need To Beat That Mask Rash
Humidity, heat and friction from wearing a mask all day is the perfect storm that can cause irritation and redness. The best way to treat it: moisturising skincare that not only soothes the complexion but also strengthens your protective barrier.
All products featured here are independently selected by DULU.
Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Oil-Infused Serum ($95)
Infused with rosewater and Damask rose extract, this bi-phase serum has a precise ratio of water and oil to deeply hydrate and nourish skin at the same time. Extremely lightweight – it has a liquid texture – refreshing, fast-absorbing and non-comedogenic, it balances the complexion, smooths, plumps and brightens at the same time.
La Mer The Renewal Oil ($400)
Great for sensitive and dehydrated complexions, this has the brand’s iconic Miracle Broth to soothe inflammation, hydrate, heal irritation and redness, as well as fortify skin’s barrier function to prevent moisture-loss. It also has anti-ageing ingredients to plump and soften your complexion, and leaves it with a soft glow.
Sulwhasoo First Care Activating Serum ($118)
This watery serum uses a mix of tradition herbs like Solomon’s Seal, lotus, Rehmannia and white lily extracts to repair free radical damage, boost skin regeneration, intensely hydrate and strengthen skin’s protective barrier to. Just two to three pumps will leave your complexion feeling softer, more comfortable and healthier.
Tatcha The Serum Stick ($87)
We use this touch-up balm-serum whenever we’re out and our skin gets irritated due to the heat or friction from our mask. Made with calming and hydrating ingredients like Japanese lemon balm, squalane and Uji green tea, you can apply the stick over sensitive areas for instant relief. Best thing about it: it can be used under or above your makeup.
Sunday Riley ICE Ceramide Moisturizing Cream ($95)
Great for dry, itchy, crepey or irritated complexions, this is infused with beet root and red algae extracts to balance and treat dehydration, as well as fatty acids and antioxidants to protect skin from environmental stressors, as well as strengthen skin’s natural moisture barrier.
Cle de Peau Beaute Radiant Multi Repair Oil ($200)
This is made with a repair oil complex that drenches skin with moisture for up to 24 hours. A great SOS treatment for dehydrated, rough complexions, this helps to soften skin’s texture and the appearance of fine lines. Another plus, you can also use this multipurpose oil on your body and hair to treat dryness.
Drunk Elephant F-Balm Electrolyte Waterfacial ($74)
This cooling, skin quenching leave-on mask is made with a cocktail of hydrating and skin barrier-replenishing ingredients like squalane, ceramides, omega fatty acids, antioxidants and niacinamide. What’s unique about this is it’s infused with tiny beads filled with vitamin F that “explode” during application to soothe, plump and moisturise skin.