While a sheet mask will never fully resolve visible breakouts, I have found certain masks to be calming, anti-inflammatory, and helpful for speeding the healing of existing pimples. The one warning I have is that it seems like a lot of anti-acne sheet masks can be quite drying, even on oilier skin types. Several of the sheet masks I used left my skin feeling clean but uncomfortably tight the following day. In my opinion, a sheet mask should hydrate or in some cases, have no impact (positive or negative) on skin's moisture levels. If a sheet mask actually saps moisture, I feel that it counterproductive in terms of tackling acne.
My skin type: Oily with hormonal acne and post-inflammatory erythema (PIE)
My masking process: I wear mask sheets for 20 minutes, and use them after my essence step and before my moisturizing cream.
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