You're Doing Your Face Masks All Wrong—Here's Why

When you leave a facial your skin is glowing—problem pores addressed, dullness brightened, dryness soothed—glorious, really. Re-creating that magic at home is often fruitless. But that’s because you’re approaching your face mask situation all wrong. If you typically open your drawer of skin-saving goodies, pick up two masks, and waffle between which one will get the pleasure of treating your pores, you’ve made one fateful mistake. “Because most people have a variety of different skin issues, they need to find the answers in more than one mask,” says Sonya Dakar, a skincare expert and the founder of Sonya Dakar Skin Clinic. Doubling up on face masks: The idea is so simple, yet it’s a total game changer.

Keep reading to find out the best ways to layer your masks.