Self Heating Face Masks: How Do They Work?

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Those lovely feeling masks that heat up on your face, have you ever wondered how they work? The mystery of how they warm up as soon as they contact the skin has always been a mind blower for me. Well, now we have answers!

Self heating face masks aren’t magic! In fact, it’s a lot more science behind it than you may have realized. These masks go through a chemical reaction in order to produce heat at the touch of your skin. It happens when the product is mixed with water and then placed on the skin.

One of my favorite masks is made by Biore. Its mixture is made up of predominately minerals from volcanic ash, that when mixed with water create a thermal chemical reaction. It warms both the product and skin, giving you a true spa facial treatment.

Heated facial masks are often preferable over their basic counterparts because…