1. The Mamonde Petal Purifying Bubble Mask, $28 (100 ml), is formulated with soothing rose extracts to calm and clarify skin at the same time.
2. Smoothing on as a clay mask, the Origins By All Greens Foaming Deep Cleansing Mask, $69 (70 ml), forms dense bubbles to purify pores without making skin feel dry or patchy.
3. With its gel-to-bubble texture, the HERA Bubble Awakening Mask, $38 (50 ml), forms a rich lather to rid pores of impurities to leave skin feeling fresh and smooth.
4. The Cremorlab O2 Couture Oxygenic Peeling Mask, $46 (100 ml), energises and brightens skin with its proprietary thermal spring water.
Powered By Oxygen
Bubbling masks are a fun-yet-effective step to add to your skin-brightening regime
1. The CLINIQUE Pep-Start Double Bubble Purifying Mask, $42 (50 ml), envelopes skin in a blanket of bubbles to remove impurities. Add water to transform it into a rich lather.
2. Alpine rose native cells, a powerful antioxidant, within the By Terry DETOXILYN Detoxifying Fizzing Mask, $140 (80 g), helps combat pollutants and clarify skin.
3. Formulated to target blackheads, the Dermalogica Blackhead Clearing Fizz Mask, $40 (50 ml), cleanses pores effectively without abrasive scrubbing or harsh squeezing.
4. Ideal for oilier skin types, the su:m37 Bright Award Bubble-De Mask Pack, $67 (100 ml), purifies skin with a cloud of bubbles that clears pores and removes excess sebum.
5. Charging skin with oxygen to boost skin renewal, the Skin Inc Oxy- Recharge Bubble Mask, $76 (30 ml), gently lifts dirt and dead skin cells to reveal brighter and more radiant skin.
6. A two-step peel, the Philosophy Microdelivery Detoxifying Oxygen Peel, $89 (2 x 60 ml), contains activated charcoal to draw out impurities and dirt while barley leaf extract brightens and improves skin circulation.
7. Containing vitamins, ginseng, caffeine and a medley of antioxidants, the Pixi Glow O2 Oxygen Mask, $36 (50 ml), to revive dull skin as it strengthens.
8. The Unpa Cosmetics Bubi Bubi Face, $33.90 (50 ml), has witch hazel, papaya and pineapple enzymes to gently exfoliate and lift away dull skin without causing irritation.
9. Harnessing the superior cleansing power of moringa leaf extracts, the belif The White Decoction - Ultimate Brightening Bubble Mask, $53 (100 ml), helps to clear pores of impurities and residual makeup to leave skin thoroughly cleansed.
HOW TO USE:
• Do not leave bubble masks on for too long, even though it’s fun to watch the bubbles take over your face. They can end up drying out the skin or cause redness.
• Always do a patch test to see how the mask will react on your skin.
• Avoid the eye area. The oxygenating action causes the bubbles to rise and may sometimes get into your eyes if you’re not careful.
TEXT: ARISSA HA / PHOTOS: VEE CHIN