Summer has always been my favorite time of year. Hanging in the park, catching some rays, summer Fridays, weekend trips to the beach, drinking a cocktail outside…you get the picture.
But, despite my affinity for the warmer months, my skin isn’t always on the same page. Why? Well, mainly because of the humidity-induced sweat, sunscreen, and grime that makes its way into my pores. On top of that, I’ve always found it particularly hard to get my skin clean after a long day of lounging outside — it’s tricky to find products that thoroughly cleanse the face without completely stripping my sensitive skin of its moisture.
But this year, like some type of springtime miracle, a new mask emerged to answer my skin’s prayers. Enter the H20+ Beauty Aquadefense Refining Matcha Mask, a cooling, green gel mask formulated to remove “impurities caused by environmental pollutants” while nourishing and hydrating the skin. Ingredients like matcha (which gives the mask its green color) and rice bran, tag team the removal of dirt and grime, while vitamin E and fatty acids soften and moisturize the skin.
Since discovering this product, I pull it out around twice a week, and it’s quickly become my go-to product for refreshing and soothing my skin — something we all could use after a few too many hours in the sun.
H20+ Beauty Aquadefense Refining Matcha Mask, $32.30, available at H2O Plus.
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