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2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

Happy fall, and welcome to the second half of the year! ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ๐ŸŒพ 10 weeks left in 2020, looking forward to finishing strong and starting fresh โ˜บ๏ธ

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Thank you @Aaliaa for starting this thread, and giving us a place to share our love for masks๐Ÿ’— 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. 

 

This Weekโ€™s Theme: Overnight Masks - Sleeping miracles in a ๐Ÿบ jar๐ŸŒŸ

 

Letters of the Week:  Q & J

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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

123

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 

***New schedule will be up in November so planning can begin for the new year*** 

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Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

@itsfi @sonnydee  Oooh nice! I think everything should be in tube form! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ‘

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โ€ƒ@itsfi @Shosh85 

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F is for The Face Shop

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Sheet Mask

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I've been bombarding parts of my face with some heavy-duty zit zapping skincare products and for the most part, the few ugly, large acne spots that have crept up are being effectively treated, if causing me some heartache. Sigh. ๐Ÿ˜ž To soothe my skin and add a little brightness to my complexion, I reached for The Face Shop Bio-Cell Brightening Face Mask, a soft, thin, gel-like bio-cellulose sheet mask geared toward brightening the complexion. The mask feels cool against my skin as it melds easily to the contours of my face, and wraps comfortably like a blanket around my face, the slightly herbal and very lightly citrus scented essence infused in the mask. 
 
Glutathione is the star ingredient in this particular sheet mask - it is a non-enzymatic antioxidant that is naturally found in the body but like most things, gradually depletes from our body as we age. It is a tripeptide that works to diminish the visible signs of aging and environmental damage and helps to brighten the skin by inhibiting the production of melanin-producing enzymes. This seemed like a good go-to mask for the post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation that inevitably follows my breakout. After 20 minutes, my skin felt soft, looked hydrated, refreshed, and brightened. My acne spots are less red and even the largest of them seemed less angry. The mask did what it claimed to do and is one that I would repurchase. Thank you to the wonderful @keana1 for sending this lovely mask my way!
 
Ingredients:
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WATER/EAUโ€ขBUTYLENE GLYCOLโ€ขPROPANEDIOLโ€ขGLYCERINโ€ข1,2-HEXANEDIOLโ€ขMETHYL GLUCETH-20โ€ขPANTHENOLโ€ขGLUTATHIONEโ€ขSODIUM HYALURONATEโ€ขBETA-GLUCANโ€ขCITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACTโ€ขXANTHAN GUMโ€ขALLANTOINโ€ขPEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OILโ€ขCARBOMERโ€ขETHYLHEXYLGLYCERINโ€ขPOTASSIUM HYDROXIDEโ€ขDISODIUM EDTAโ€ขPARFUM/FRAGRANCE

Lip Balm

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Laneige Lip Glowy Balm - Gummy Bear is a lightly moisturizing, pinky/purple lavendar tinted balm, the consistency of which reminds me more of a cross between a gloss and a balm than a pure balm. It glides on smoothly, makes my lips soft and adds a light sheen to them. It's a nice complement to the Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask - Gummy Bear, which I used last night and which has a thicker, slightly tacky consistency like the other flavors in the brand's lip sleeping mask collection.  @SportyGirly125  likened it to grape candy, and keana1 said raisin candy. I had a harder time picking up on the grape flavor; whenever I smelled both products, all I could think of was gummy candy, no particular flavor. sportygirly125 put her detective skills to work and uncovered gummy lifesavers and I think that is spot on! ๐Ÿ˜Š

I can't seem to tag the new LE Gummy Bear flavor . . . 

LANEIGE Lip Glowy Balm Grapefruit 

LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask Original 

 

 

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

@itsfi now you did get both the balm and lip mask in the gummy bear flavor? If so do they both smell the same to you?

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@lmaster, I did pick the lip sleeping mask and the lip glowy balm in the same gummy bear flavor. Some have picked up a grape ๐Ÿ‡ candy flavor but my nose hasnโ€™t gotten grape yet. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ But with the peach lip glowy balm, I also didnโ€™t pick up a peach scent either. The scent is more pronounced in the lip sleeping mask and last night it smelled sweet and fruity-ish.

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@itsfi ok good to know! I did pick up the grapefruit balm, the gummy bear mask and the sweet candy I believe lip mask

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@lmaster, ohhh, you picked some good ones!! The grapefruit lip balm is my favorite scent of the bunch! 

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@itsfi I really love the grapefruit lip mask, so I figured I'd go ahead and try the balm ๐Ÿ˜Š

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I've definitely been curious about the new flavor @itsfi - interesting to hear it's grape-y

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@Kim888, I know others have picked up a grape scent; I canโ€™t seem to for whatever reason. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Maybe itโ€™s because I associate grape with the flavor of childrenโ€™s cough syrup and I donโ€™t get that scent from it. I can pick up a sweet fruit scent. 

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So glad to see the new flavor of Laneige popping up, @itsfi. As a gummy candy lover, I'm intrigued by this new flavor!

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I love gummies too @quspork! ๐Ÿ’• Itโ€™s been a while since Iโ€™ve had some; may need to change that. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Maybe a visit to the Sugarfina website is in order. ๐Ÿ˜† 

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@itsfi 

 

I was super disappointed about the LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask Original since it just felt like it was sitting on my lips.  I'm super interested in the new Laneige Gummy Bear lip balm tho!  I'm a sucker for that purple color and would love to try that gummy bear scent/ flavor!

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@RAWRitsRED, oh, Iโ€™m sorry to hear that the Laneige lip mask feels like it sits on top of your lips; Iโ€™ve heard that from a couple of people. The lip balm has a lighter consistency than the lip sleeping mask so it would be less moisturizing, but do you also get the same feeling of the product just sitting on top of your lips with the balm as you do the lip sleeping mask?

Iโ€™m trying to think of another balm that has a purple tint to it but am drawing a blank at the moment. BITE made a lavender lip mask but my recollection is that it has more of a pinkish hue. Nothing else is coming to mind at the moment, but if I think of something, Iโ€™ll let you know. 

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@itsfi 

I haven't tried their balm yet but maybe I'll try it out since there's a sale coming up!

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I love your post @itsfi ! I meant grape candy, I suppose I was thinking in French! Raisin = Grape ๐Ÿ™„. Iโ€™m so glad that the BIO-CELL Brightening Mask improved your skin! Your reviews are amazing, I love the details you include in them ! ๐Ÿงโค๏ธ

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Aww thank you @keana1! ๐Ÿค— Thatโ€™s very kind of you to say. Itโ€™s fun to talk about masks. 

 

Oh, I should have made the connection with raisin = grape in. French. All those years of French and I missed it. Thank you for sending this one my way - Bio-cellulose masks feel especially nice when my skin is irritated. 

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@keana1 @Glad to know you think it smells like grape candy too 

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Maybe @itsfi will eventually agree with both of us @SportyGirly125 ! ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ’œ

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@keana1, I donโ€™t pick up grape specifically for some reason. Great that you @SportyGirly125 do. 

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I can understand @itsfi . Iโ€™ve never been able to smell the peach in the LaNeige Peach lip balm and youโ€™re able to! 

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