Biologique Recherche Mask Guide

Biologique Recherche has created THE best masques on the market that are powerful and most of all, that actually help to treat. They are meant to be used OFTEN, not just once a week. It is meant to be part of our daily routine. This is a easy summary of all the masques to give you a better understanding of what they do for the skin. I personally feel all the masques would benefit our skin.

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MASQUE VIVANT

This masque is known as a rebalancing and purifying mask.
Helps regulate sebum production, deep cleanses pores, revives and brightens dull skin. Great for skin instants that are acne-prone, congested, oily and dull. vivant is a yeast and lactic acid mask to reveal smoother, brighter and clear skin. If you do Masque Vivant at least twice a week, you’ll never age. This mask contains live yeast extracts which are packed with amino acids and famously nourishing vitamin B There is no product like it to keep your skin purified, revitalized and bright. Most powerful mask on the market. The benefits are endless, it’s like a daily face lift.Main component is a yeast extract. Yeast is rich in B vitamins and has brightening, anti-inflammatory and moisturizing properties. The bentonite and kaolin are types of clay, which help absorb oil and draw out gunk from your pores. The vinegar and lactic are gentle exfoliants. 
** Mix with a pinch of baking soda to activate the yeast if you are struggling with stubborn acne or have super oily skin (creates a mattifying effect). This will help dissolve blackheads and pull out excess oil and impurities.
** Mix in Complexe Iribiol to boost the mask and help clear acne faster.
** Mix with a more hydrating mask like VIPO2 or Visolastine+ if your skin is on the drier side.
** If your skin is combination, spot treat the oily areas only and use Mask Vivant on its own or in combination with another mask everywhere else.
** If you are doing the 14-day Vivant challenge, you don’t need to use baking soda with it, since you’re already masking daily.
** Spray L'Eauxygenante to keep Vivant active and hydrated.
** It is normal for the skin to go through a purge.


MASQUE VIPO2

This masque is oxygenating and brightening mask.
The anti-pollution treatment mask soothes, hydrates, detoxifies, brightens and evens out the skin tone. Great for skin instants that live in polluted climates, frequent travellers, irritated, stressed and traumatized skin (sunburn), acne-prone/oily needing hydration.
** Great for around the eyes to brighten dark circles.
** Put a thin layer on cleansed skin when flying.
** Leave on overnight after being at the beach or in the sun too long. Great if you have post acne-pigmenation.



MASQUE VISOLASTINE+

This masque is hydrating and moisturizing.
Intensely hydrating, restores lipids, prevents formation of wrinkles and restores elasticity to the skin. Great for skin instants that lack lipids, need hydration, mature skin with fine lines and wrinkles, dryness. Good for dehydrated skin providing immediate comfort and lipid restoration.
** Can be used around the eyes to hydrate and smooth fine lines.
** Wear overnight as a hydrating treatment and when traveling can wear a thin layer on the plane mixed with your favourite serum.



MASQUE BIOSENSIBLE

This masque is a soothing and hydrating mask.
It works to reinforce the skin’s barrier function, sooth and diffuse redness as well as oxygenate and detoxify the skin. Great for sensitive, reactive, redness-prone, dehydrated skin instants that easily flares up.
** Keep in the fridge for an added cooling effect before application if your skin is easily red and irritated.
** For me, great to use after shaving or when mixed with your shaving cream!
** Can also be used around the eye area. Use with an ice cube to take down swelling.



MASQUE CREME BIOFIXINE

This masque is for smoothing and lifting the skin.
”Botox” in a jar. Like Spanx for your face. Instantly smoothes, softens and plumps fine lines and wrinkles. Helps to oxygenate, brighten the skin tone, tighten and firm the skin to help improve elasticity. Great for mature skin instants or if you’re showing visible signs of aging and want to help smooth fine lines or are experiencing sagging. Can be used by all skin instants except anyone with active breakouts.
** Can be used as a creme (day and night). Overnight is best and mix a little of your fave night creme or quinessential serum in for a boosted effect. Don’t forget your neck and chest.
** Use Lotion MC 110 before that will act as a magic eraser for fine lines, texture and work overtime to plump up the skin.



CREME MASQUE VERNIX

Reconditioning creme mask a.k.a glow in a jar!
With a complex of essential fatty acids, proteins and antioxidants this creme mask provides intense hydration, reconditions, restores and strengthens the protective barrier function. Helps to smooth fine lines and wrinkles while also having an incredible healing and repairing effect. Great for skin instants that are stressed, reactive, dry, dehydrated, have inflammatory prone skin conditions like acne, eczema and dermatitis.
** This can be used as both a creme and mask. Great during the cold winter weather to provide a protective barrier. Apply a thin layer day and night for best results. For a mask, use a thick layer for 20 minutes and remove any excess.
** To customize, add in your favourite serum.
** When used as an overnight mask you can boost your treatment by mixing with your fave night creme or mask like VIPO2 to add brightness or Biomagic for a mini overnight face-lift.
** Can be used after more intense treatments like microdermabrasion, chemical peels, allergic reaction.


BIOMAGIC MASK

This masque is known to energize and purify the skin.
Deep cleanses, tightens pores, mattifies, has a firming and lifting effect.
Great for skin instants that are acne-prone, congested, and oily as well as mature skin lacking and elasticity.
** Can be left on angry breakouts overnight to flatten, great to use if you have combination skin in t-zone to balance sebum production.
** Can be worn as an overnight firming and lifting treatment (once a week) when mixed with a hydrating mask like VIPO2 or Visolastine+.

MASQUE BAIN DE PLANTES

This masque is known to regulate and purify.
Eliminates excess sebum without irritating or dehydrating the epidermis and scalp.
Apply Masque Bain de Plantes over all areas to purify and/or with high sebum secretions. Leave for 15 minutes and rinse with tepid water.
** Mix Masque Bain de Plantes with Masque VIP O2 and add some drops of Fluide VIP O2 to oxygenate the tissues.
** Mix Masque Bain de Plantes with Masque Vivant to purify the epidermis.



MASQUE PGIM 400

Masque PIGM 400 works as a real radiance booster. From the very first application, marks of fatigue are instantly smoothed away and erased.

Its formula containing a high concentration of brightening active ingredients and exceptional antioxidants, combined with the perfect Lyocell support gives the skin a more even tone and unparalleled radiance.

The mask perfectly adapts to the face's shape to enable optimum diffusion of the active ingredients. A true complexion perfector, the skin is instantly brighter and more even. The anti-melanogenesis mask contains high concentrations of red algae extract, pea extract, caviar lime extract, and vitamin c to boost radiance and brighten the complexion. It’s super absorbent technology is able to trap the active botanical ingredients for optimal concentration and absorption into the skin.
** Use extra product as a serum until complete.

For all Masques:
- mix in any of your favourite quintessential serums to boost the effects of your masks.
- try to mask as often as possible (everyday is fine).
- always remove with gauze soaked in cool water to lock in hydration. This will tighten your pores and keep the skin free of inflammation.
- L’eauxygenate can be used after masking to bind other products and draw them into the skin.