Why we recommend

This overnight mask is fantastic for reducing oiliness in your skin and for dialling down skin discolouration that results from blemishes. It’s also great for minimising the appearance of your pores and making your complexion look clearer and more radiant. This mask is free of oils and fragrances, so it’s gentle on your skin and won’t irritate it even with daily use.

NeoStrata Clarify Exfoliating Mask

Face mask with NeoGlucosamine for overnight exfoliation

£42.40

NeoStrata Clarify Exfoliating Mask gently exfoliates your face overnight, reducing oiliness and pore size and improving the appearance of blemishes.

PRIMARY BENEFITS 

  • Gently but effectively exfoliates your skin with 8% NeoGlucosamine
  • Unclogs clogged pores
  • Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Evens out the appearances of discolouration resulting from blemishes

CLINICAL STUDIES 

A four-week study of using Clarify Exfoliating Mask every night showed improvement in the vast majority of participants. 97% said their skin was more luminous and looked clarified, while 94% said blemishes were less apparent and their skin’s complexion felt revitalised. 91% said their pores looked less visible; 91% also said their skin had a more even appearance. 88% stated that post-blemish dark spots were less visible, and 85% said that dark spots were less visible.

CATEGORY

Exfoliators and Face Masks

SKIN TYPE

Oily Skin

    If you have oily skin, the dead skin cells that accumulate naturally on its surface will tend to stick around and clog your pores. When you apply NeoStrata Clarify Exfoliating Mask in the evening, the mask works to exfoliate your skin gently as you sleep, unclogging your pores and clarifying your skin. If you have patches of discoloured skin left by blemishes, this mask will brighten and minimise them as well.

    HOW TO USE IT

    Use NeoStrata Clarify Exfoliating Mask every night. Clean your skin, and then gently apply a thin, even layer of the mask to your skin without rubbing it in. Wait 5 to 10 minutes to allow the mask to penetrate your skin before applying your moisturiser. Leave the mask on overnight and rinse it off with water in the morning.

    Aqua (water), Acetyl Glucosamine, Propylene Glycol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/ Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitan Isostearate, Polysorbate 20, Disodium EDTA, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol, Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Red 4 (CI 17400).

    What is NeoGlucosamine?

    NeoGlucosamine is a non-acidic exfoliant also known as acetyl glucosamine. It offers similar exfoliating properties to alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) but is gentler on your skin than AHAs, so it’s suitable for overnight use, as in this mask. NeoGlucosamine helps encourage cell turnover, reduces the visibility of dark spots and skin discolouration, and also helps your skin retain moisture. It is considered suitable for most skin types. 

    Why should I exfoliate my skin?

    Exfoliating your skin removes dead skin cells from the skin’s surface, revealing fresher skin. It also helps to prevent your pores from getting clogged and developing spots, which is especially likely to happen if you have oily or oil-prone skin. Exfoliation can also stimulate your skin to produces new skin cells more quickly, which may improve your skin tone. Given these advantages, exfoliation is a key step in your skincare regime, but it’s essential to exfoliate gently – for example, NeoGlucosamine – rather than exfoliate vigorously, which can damage the skin’s surface.

    Why do I need to use sunscreen after exfoliating my skin?

    Exfoliating your skin removes the top layer of dead cells that have been protecting your skin. That makes your skin more sensitive and more vulnerable to ultraviolet (UV) rays, so your skin can burn more easily. To offset this increased sensitivity, apply sunscreen to protect the new layer of skin.

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