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You Asked! Expert A's to Your Beauty Q's: Peels and Masks

Our experts unmask the facts about at-home facial treatments and offer product picks.

Meet Your Perfect Mask

With so many different kinds of masks hitting store shelves, Alexiades-Armenakas reveals the most effective ingredients.

  • Emollient ingredients, such as hyaluronic acids, ammonium lactate, squalane, ceramides, glycerin, and dimethicone, help build barriers that keep moisture in the skin.
  • Salicylic acid decreases oil production and helps prevent acne.
  • Clay is infused with silicates that leave a slick residue on the skin's surface, making it temporarily feel smooth.

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