MĀSK and Hyperpigmentation

By: Kari Bauce

With peel season winding down, it’s time to support clients experiencing hyperpigmentation through other means.

MĀSK Skincare products are formulated with natural, USDA certified organic ingredients that can offer a luxurious alternative during the upcoming summer months. Here are some facts about a few of the ingredients you’ll find in our products:


Aloe Vera Juice- A natural source of polysaccharides, which prevent TEWL and encourages skin regeneration. Aloe also contains two chemical called aloin and aloesin, which have demonstrated an ability to break up melanin and function as tyrosinase inhibitors

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum, and Spotless Blemishes & Oily Skin Soothing Sheet Mask + Balancing Serum


Aspen Bark- Source of salicylic acid that is suitable for sensitive skin. It exfoliates and leaves the skin feeling softer

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum, Spotless Blemishes & Oily Skin Soothing Sheet Mask + Balancing Serum, and Ageless Anti-Aging Sheet Mask + Anti-Aging Serum


Broccoli Extract- Rich in sulphoraphane, a tyrosinase inhibitor, broccoli extract also reduces redness and helps fight UV damage

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum


Cacay Oil- Nut oil found in the Columbian Amazon. Extremely rich in vitamin a– even more so than rosehip oil. It improves skin texture and tone

*Found in Ageless Anti-Aging Sheet Mask + Anti-Aging Serum


Coconut Water- Natural source of both vitamin c (ascorbic acid) and lauric acid

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum


Ginseng Extract- An antioxidant and strong source of vitamin b, it prevents UVB cell death while improving the skin’s texture and appearance

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum, Ageless Anti-Aging Sheet Mask + Anti-Aging Serum, and Spotless Blemishes & Oily Skin Soothing Sheet Mask + Balancing Serum



Jackfruit Extract- Naturally high in both vitamin a and c, jackfruit also contains lignans–photonutrients with anti-aging properties that block free radicals, prevent UV damage and assist in evening out skin tone

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum

Kakadu Plum Extract- Native to Australia, it has the highest amount of vitamin c (as ascorbic acid) of any known food/fruit. Additionally contains gallic and elligic acids, which are anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. 

*Found in Ageless Anti-Aging Sheet Mask + Anti-Aging Serum


Lactobacillus Ferment- Source of lactic acid to brighten and firm skin while reducing the appearance of pigmentation 

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum, Ageless Anti-Aging Sheet Mask + Anti-Aging Serum, and Spotless Blemishes & Oily Skin Soothing Sheet Mask + Balancing Serum


Manuka Honey Extract- Naturally contains small amount of hydrogen peroxide to help lighten the skin

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum, and Spotless Blemishes & Oily Skin Soothing Sheet Mask + Balancing Serum


Niacinamide- Reduces melanin concentration, encourages cellular turnover resulting in smoother texture, and lessens sun damage

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum, Ageless Anti-Aging Sheet Mask + Anti-Aging Serum, and Spotless Blemishes & Oily Skin Soothing Sheet Mask + Balancing Serum


Pumpkin Seed Extract- Loaded with vitamin a, b and c, and serving as a sort of natural chemical peel, pumpkin improves the appearance and texture of skin

*Found in Ageless Anti-Aging Sheet Mask + Anti-Aging Serum


Royal Jelly Extract- Known to reduce, if not inhibit melanin synthesis 

Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum and Ageless Anti-Aging Sheet Mask + Anti-Aging Serum


Sake Extract- Natural source of kojic acid to lighten and brighten skin

Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum


Sandalwood Extract- Long used in TCM and Ayurveda, Sandalwood prevents oxidative stress, aids in wound healing, and has been shown to inhibit tyrosine

*Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum, and Spotless Blemishes & Oily Skin Soothing Sheet Mask + Balancing Serum


Tonka Bean Bioferment-  Native to South America, tonka beans are antioxidants that absorbs UV light and brighten the skin

Found in Luminouss Hydrating & Moisturizing Sheet Mask + Hydrating Serum