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2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

Welcome to the second half of the year!

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 Thank you @Aaliaa for starting this thread, and giving us a place to share our love for masks๐Ÿ’— Below is the 2020 schedule. Post as frequently or infrequently as you would like, with or without following the challenge. We love hearing about every masking experience, and suggestions are always welcome. Looking forward to sharing some new masking ๐Ÿ’– as we close out the year!

 

This Weekโ€™s Theme: Masking Hacks - share your masking secrets that make your life easier and your skin happyโ˜บ๏ธ

Letters of the Week: โ€œBโ€ and โ€œYโ€

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Jun 29 - Jul 5

A & Z

Masking Pet Peeves - use a mask that has some component that drives you crazy!

@ShortErica

Jul 6 - 12

B & Y

Masking Hacks - share your masking secrets that make your life easier and your skin happy

@eshoe

Jul13 - 19

C & X

Lip, Hand or Foot Masks to help that summer skin

 

Jul 20 - 26

D & W

โ€™Weird Mask' Bubbling, Peeling, Colour changing other worldly wonders!

@aalia

Jul 27 - Aug 2

E & V

Multi-Masking How many masks can you use at one time or in One Day??

 

Aug 3 - 9

F & U

Blind Pick Your Mask - Let's make it fun to use the masks in our stash!

@veronika23

Aug 10 - 16

G & T

Sheet Mask Focus - from cotton to cupra, coconut gel to bio cellulose, what are your favorites and why?

 

Aug 17 - 23

H & S

Drugstore & Grocery Brands Week

@eshoe

Aug 24 - 30

I & R

3-Step Masks/Multi-Step Masks

@heartsmyface

Aug 31 - Sep 6

J & Q

Rainbow Week - Bring out the colorful masks in every hue

@sonnydee

Sep 7 - 13

K & P

Autumn Masks - Fall goodness in a mask

 

Sep 14 - 20

L & O

When you are getting GLAM for a night out and want that inner GLOW

 

Sep 21 - 27

M & N

BIC Made you do it! Masks recommended/inspired by other BIC members

 

Sep 28 - Oct 4

N & M

Sephora Collections Week - House Brand Goodness

 

Oct 5 - 11

O & L

Masks that Make you Hungry - Fall/Winter Edition

@itsfi

Oct 12 - 18

P & K

Forgotten Wonders - Shop your stash for an unloved mask

 

Oct 19 - 25

Q & J

Overnight Masks - Sleeping miracles in a jar

 

Oct 26 - Nov 1

R & I 

Masking Duel Week II

@eshoe

Nov 2 - 8

S & H

Buddy Up! Dare to compare the same mask with another BIC-er

@eshoe

Nov 9 - 15

T & G

Gross/Odd/Unusual Ingredients - Spirulina, donkey milk, bee venom, snail mucous - what masks have you used that have strange ingredients?

@Aaliaa

Nov 16 - 22

U & F

Flash Masks - masks that do doubly duty in half the time

@eshoe

Nov 23 - 29

V & E

Morning Masking - Masks that help give a pep to your step

 

Nov 30 - Dec 6

W & D

Mask that would make a good band name (kinda silly, I know)

@PrettyPaint

Dec 7 - 13

X & C

Holiday Party Prep Mask

 

Dec 14 - 20

Y & B

Most Artistic Sheet Mask

@Kim888

Dec 21 - 27

Z & A

Favourite Masks of All-Time

@itsfi

Dec 28 - 31

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Masks you discovered this year

 

 

Mask of the Week Misc. Info & Previous Year's Links:

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To Post:

Each week features a different theme, as well as a letter of the alphabet for coming up with new masking ideas. 


Please include the brand and name of the mask you are trying out, as well as a photo if possible. Any other details are greatly appreciated, including scent, if it's an exfoliating mask (include acid info if known), your overall experience, and whether or not you would repurchase. Don't forget to include a grade (thanks to @ShortErica for the idea) to help others along the way.


Most importantly, have fun and merry masking!

2020 Mask of the Week Challenge Part 1:

https://community.sephora.com/t5/Skincare-Aware/2020-Mask-of-the-Week-Challenge-PART-1/m-p/4995162/h...

2019 Mask of the Week Challenge:

https://community.sephora.com/t5/Skincare-Aware/2019-Mask-of-the-Week-Challenge/m-p/4497678/highligh...

2018 Mask of the Week Challenge:

https://community.sephora.com/t5/Skincare-Aware/Mask-of-the-Week-Challenge/td-p/3615125 

Got an idea for next year's challenge? Let me know! Was there a challenge you'd rather not repeat? Share below, so we can start building the 2021 schedule:

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B is for Black Rose - gifted to me by the wonderful @itsfi ๐Ÿ˜˜

 

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Celebeau Black Rose Aqua Mask

This is a medium thickness cotton sheet mask that had plenty of serum and an imitation rose scent. I'm not a big fan of rose/floral scents, but it was light enough it didn't bother me. The fit was great and just a little too long at the chin. I kept it on for about a half hour. There was some light tackiness after removing that took less than 10 minutes to absorb. My face felt refreshed, soft and moisturized and the hydration lasted for quite a while.

Even though it's not my favorite kind of scent, the results turned out great! Definitely a great mask for dry skin! I'm not so sure I'd go through a lot of trouble to purchase, (mostly because of the scent,) but I'd use again for sure!


(I tried to post ingredients, but for some reason the site isn't letting me today)

 

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Glad to hear the results were good for you @Shosh85; sorry about the scent on this one. 

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I used the skyn Blemish dots again last night, not because in the almost 24 hours I left them on {yup, I didn't go anywhere yesterday & they are almost invisible anyways) they did anything to my blemishes but mainly to get rid of them - they have been hanging out in my drawer way too long๐Ÿ˜ณ- ....they are useful to help me from touching/squeezing/ picking but that's about it. ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™ one each for the almost invisible & they come in different sizes. I'm soooooo glad I just redeemed some ipsy points for these phew! ๐Ÿ˜™down to 3. Also used OG Bite Beauty lip mask in candy cane๐Ÿ’‹

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@sonnydee  It's too bad the blemish dots weren't too effective- but at least it's keeping you from touching them! I've used up dots like this doing the same thing. Sometimes it's just so hard to keep your fingers away!๐Ÿ˜ฌ

exactly. I have one thats under the skin on my jaw๐Ÿ˜  @Sho...

exactly. I have one thats under the skin on my jaw๐Ÿ˜  @Shosh85 i can't keep myslef from pressing on it....๐Ÿ˜œ

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Agree @sonnydee; the dots do keep me from touching / picking. Have you found any acne dots youโ€™d consider favorites, or worth repurchasing? 

peace out dots are really good! @itsfi I have others oh k...

peace out dots are really good! @itsfi I have others oh k !, another brand starfish or something star...i got it from ipsy.TCS makes good ones too. ๐Ÿค”thats off the top of my head...im not at home to really look.

Re: peace out dots are really good! @itsfi I have others oh k...

@sonnydee, the Peace Out Acne Healing Dots 40 Acne Healing Dots are amazing! Love them! ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’• Good to know about TCS ones; I picked up a couple of boxes earlier in the year and still need to give them a try. 

Re: peace out dots are really good! @itsfi I have others oh k...

I still need to try the oh k & the star? I like to pick them up but have a hard time branching out from what I know works-PO or TCS. @itsfi hoarder problems!

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@sonnydee, I usually rotate between the Peace Out dots and ones from CosRx and Peach Slices, plus whatever else Iโ€™m trying out or trying to finish. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ โ€œHoarder problems?โ€ Nah. I say itโ€™s all part of your โ€œskincare aficionado researchโ€!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰ 

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B is for Baobab Tree. The โ€œMy Skin-fit Sheet line from Aโ€™pieu is a winner for me. It is a little wide on my forehead and a little narrow on the nose, but not enough for me to care. Mild scent, could barely notice it. Lots of extra serum for the tattoo love.

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@Weetart  So great to hear this has been a good line of masks for you! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ I've tried a lot from A'pieu, but nothing from this line yet! I'll definitely have to start trying them out! Do you have a favorite? 

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This one sounds nice; love when thereโ€™s extra serum @Weetart. ๐Ÿ’•

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โ€œBโ€ is for Biocellulose. Or is it?

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Started off with a little Wild Berries lip balm from @l8totheparty, yum! This hitched a ride in a box full of Canadian treats recently. The snacks are long gone but fortunately, this is here for tonightโ€™s masking. Thank you, my friend!

I applied a thick layer of the Ole Henriksen Berry Nurturing Gel Mask, which is scented more of lavender than berries. I left it on about ten minutes. For reasons unsure, my skin has decided to become more sensitive than usual and Iโ€™ve had to watch any enzyme masks/acidic toners for redness and welts. Iโ€™ve been consistently using Bakuchiol every other night for a few months now, alternating brands every two weeks. It is touted as safe and non-irritating, so I wonder if there are ingredients in some of the brands that are bothering my skin. Never encountered this while solely using the Herbivore๐Ÿ˜ข Iโ€™ve suddenly found myself Struggling to find a mask in my stash to leave on for more than 10-15 minutes that my skin will tolerate๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

Finally, I was extra excited to try the Freeman Superfood Sheet Mask. Itโ€™s star ingredient: artichoke! Itโ€™s material: biocellulose! I couldnโ€™t be happier about this combination, though my preference for artichokes is roasted and dipped in garlic butter. So I open this with great  anticipation - what is that scent? Hmmmm. Hairspray? Aquanet, I think ๐Ÿคญ

A single protective layer that felt like a mesh/plastic hybrid helped to make it easy to apply. It was a little tricky, as the shape was slightly oversize and stiff, despite feeling on the thin side. It was...awkward? My entire top lip was covered, and the chin area was wayyyyy more than necessary. I didnโ€™t trim it, just kept patting it back. It felt a little itchy at times, but that dissipated quickly. I left it on as long as I could, maybe ten minutes, and removed. 

There was a bit of tackiness, not too bad. I just did a mirror check, and my skin looks not happy. Itโ€™s maybe worse than when I started ๐Ÿ˜‚ You win some, you lose some. At least I didnโ€™t buy a box;)

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@eshoe  Oh no, so sorry about the Freeman's mask! Is your face back to normal now? I've only tried one Freeman's sheet mask (from a different line) and actually ended up liking it a lot! Too bad this one was a bad experience for you! ๐Ÿ˜ข

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Sorry to hear that your skin is more sensitive @eshoe. It may be an ingredient or ingredients in the products you are using; or that the products are not working well together. Also, it may be reacting to the different Bakuchiol products being introduced - you mentioned not encountering this when your routine consisted solely of Herbivore bakuchiol. Our skin responds to products / ingredients differently depending on a host of factors, and โ€œsafe and non-irritatingโ€œ isnโ€™t always a one size fits all sort of thing. 

Have you tried pausing on masks for the time being and maybe just applying aloe (the more pure the formula, the better) to your face to help with soothing. 

oh such a let down on the scent for you ๐Ÿ˜’@eshoe at least...

oh such a let down on the scent for you ๐Ÿ˜’@eshoe at least the lip balm was a treat

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Glad you like it! @eshoe 

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Y is for Yadah

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Under the sea mask pack is a thin white sheet saturated in clear bubbly serum, which included plenty extra in the sleeve. The scent,,, ok I know what seaweed smells like because I have a pond,,, and it definitely is pretty close! Fortunately you can't smell it while it's on your face. Wear time was 20 minutes, I could tell the sheet was starting to get close to being dry, after removing my skin was nicely hydrated, extremely soft and plump, very lightly moisturized. Great results not so great scent

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@lmaster, I find that the fragrance on many sheet masks dissipate quickly, and are undetectable by the time I apply the mask to my face. Very happy to hear that was the case with this one; the results sound wonderful! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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