Essance Skincare Facial Masques A facial masque treats whatever condition is going on with your skin -- dryness, dehydration, acne, or aging skin -- so it's important to choose the right one. Common facial masque ingredients include clay, algae, essential oils, carrier oils, herbs and vitamins. The Benefits Of A Facial Masque The benefits of facials masques are many. Depending on their ingredients, facial masques can tighten and tone the skin, draw out impurities from the pores, help clear up blemishes, nourish the skin, hydrate the skin, calm and soothe the skin, and give it a rejuvenated appearance.