Multi-Masking: The Customized Facial


Multi-Masking is a newer trend that has emerged with which I am totally on board.  It is a customized facial that you can do right at home and specially spot-treat your face.  Essentially, you place a different mask on a different part of your face according to its specific needs at the time. Whether you are treating acne, dryness, oiliness, or are just looking for a calming mask for certain areas of your face, multi-masking will allow you to treat the areas with specificity.

Dead Sea Mud Mask

A best-seller on, this Dead Sea Mud Mask does everything (except hydrate, you’ll need a separate mask for that).  The mud mask is great at combating oil and helping fight breakouts, but I find that it also has a soothing effect because of the Dead Sea mud.  It’s reasonably priced so give it a try!  The only drawback is that it is a bit messy to rinse off.  In addition to just plain water, I use facial towelettes to make sure that I get the mask completely off my face.  Otherwise, this is definitely one of my favorites to use!
Clay Mask

I use this clay mask somewhat sparingly because it’s a bit drying, but it’s great at combating acne.  Sometimes, I tend to have breakouts around my chin area so I’ll use this clay mask to treat only my chin.  Guess what?  It works!  And I don’t have to dry my whole face out doing it.  This Deep Cleansing Mask by Kiss My Face is perfect for spot treating small spots of acne that annoyingly pop up on occasion.

Laneige Water Sleeping Mask
This is the most soothing mask of them all because it is a hydrating mask.  When I’m not multi-masking, I use this mask overnight and my skin is soft and supple when I wash it off in the morning.  It’s fabulous!  However, when I’m multi-masking, I like to use some on my cheeks because they tend to get a bit dry.  I leave it on about 30 minutes or as long as I leave on the other masks and my cheeks become hydrated while other parts of my face are being treated with the other various masks.




  1. What a great idea to treat the different parts of your face. I don’t use masks but this makes me think I should because my face is dry in spots and has breakouts in other areas.

  2. I love the idea of multi-masking — so great!! I definitely need to try the water sleeping mask! Thanks for this post! 🙂

    xx emily

  3. I’m gonna have to try multi-masking when the Winter hits. Right now, I’m far too oily, but in the Winter it varies widely, so I think my skin would benefit from using different masks at once.

  4. You sound very similar to me in terms of skin combo. I wanted to try multimasking a while back and then got waaaaay lazy and instead opted to just do sheet masks lol. It’s so true though that some masks are simply not suitable for all parts of the face! My cheeks and forehead tend to dry out a ton when I use charcoal masks, so I would much rather do something less drying on those parts.

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    1. Those sheet masks are great – so hydrating! When I found out about multi-masking, it sounded so simple and I wondered why I hadn’t been doing it as part of my skin care regimen for all this time!! It’s true that our faces aren’t the same all over and each should be treated separately! xo

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