La Bella Figura Healing Manuka Mask - a mask for a queen

by Rayna van Aalst January 06, 2018

La Bella Figura Healing Manuka Mask - a mask for a queen

(this article as a video)

If you have dry or irritated skin, or if you struggle with dehydration from time to time, then La Bella Figura Manuka Healing Mask is for you.

Don’t just take my word for it. Let me explain why I’m so excited about this queen mask.

First things first – the ingredients

The base of this La Bella Figura mask is raw manuka honey from New Zealand with UMF 15+. In order to express the total antibacterial properties of manuka honey at sale, all manuka honey is given a score called a Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) score to indicate its antibacterial potency. The higher UMF, the better.

We’ve all heard that honey is good for the skin but is manuka honey better than regular honey?

Manuka honey is derived from the manuka tree in New Zealand, also known as the tea tree. Manuka honey possesses significantly stronger anti-microbial activity than other types of honey

The fact that the (manuka) honey in the La Bella Figura Healing Manuka Mask means that all these incredible therapeutic enzymes are still in the honey, intact, waiting to be delivered to your skin.

Obviously, since the Healing Manuka Mask contains honey, it’s non-vegan. It’s important for me to point out that La Bella Figura use manuka honey “sourced from a rural landscape in New Zealand, which inhabits happy bees during their foraging flights.”

The next star ingredient in the La Bella Figura Healing Manuka Mask, and I really mean the second one on the list, is aronia berry extract.

According to a study in 2012 the aronia berries have the highest antioxidant capacity from all fruits and berries. If you’re wondering what that means for you, then you’ll be thrilled to find out that manuka honey is even more moisturizing when combined with antioxidants. No wonder the La Bella Figura Healing Manuka Mask is hydrating for the skin!

The third ingredient on the list is white amazonian clay which absorbs excess oil, impurities and especially when used in well-formulated product like this mask, will leave your skin super smooth.

If all this didn’t convince you, I don’t know what would.

How to use the La Bella Figura Healing Manuka Mask

Start by cleansing your face and apply one generous teaspoon.

Since this mask is quite sticky it’s important to apply it on moist skin. You can either leave your skin slightly wet after cleansing or you can use a facial mist to dampen the skin. I recommend a facial mist as they would not only hydrate your skin but they would also deliver extra nutrients.

You can spread the mask with a mask brush or with your fingers. Because your skin is moist, the mask will slide easily and you won’t be stretching your skin. Make sure to avoid the eye area.

Leave the mask to work its magic for about 20-30 mins. You can take a bath (the steam from the bath is an extra benefit), read a book, or take a nap, if you can lie on your back for half an hour.

When the time’s up, rinse the mask off with gentle circular motions which will further exfoliate the skin. Be gentle, don’t force your skin. Follow with your favourite mist and moisturizer.

When to use the La Bella Figura Healing Manuka Mask

My favourite time to use La Bella Figura Healing Manuka Mask is in the evening. First the skin, restores itself at night so imagine the boost for your skin when you treat it to the Healning Manuka Mask and then follow with your evening skincare products. Products formulated for use in the night tend to be more potent too.

Plus, how much better would rest if you take half an hour for the mask, relax in the bath, read a little bit and you go to sleep?

The La Bella Figura Healing Manuka Mask can be used once or twice a week. It’s great after a day on the beach, skiing, hiking or anytime your skin looks dull.

Keep in mind that it's not suitable for very sensitive skin.

Have you tried La Bella Figura Manuka Healing Mask? Let me know in the comments below.





Rayna van Aalst
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