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2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

Welcome to the 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge!


Thank you @Aaliaa for starting this thread two years ago, and giving us a place to share our love for masks. Below is the new schedule. Feel free to post as frequently or infrequently as you would like, with or without following the challenge; they are guidelines and just something we do for fun. We love hearing about every masking experience, and suggestions are always welcomed. Looking forward to sharing some new masking ❤️ with you all this year!

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This Week’s Theme:  Favourite Mask in your regular routine - What do you buy in bulk, so you always have it on hand in case of masking emergency? - thanks to @itsfi for the idea!

Letter of the Week: “C” and "X”

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Jan 1 - Jan 5A & ZMask Stash Clean-Out! Finish those masks before they expire.l8totheparty/ShortErica
Jan 6 - 12B & YMasks that Make you Hungryitsfi
Jan 13 - 19C & XFavourite Mask in your regular routine - What do you buy in bulk, so you always have it on hand in case of masking emergency?itsfi
Jan 20 - 26D & WClean Week - Masks that give your skin a boost without the guilteshoe
Jan 27 - Feb 2E & VTransportation Masking
@lmaster/@ShortErica/@missjeanie
Feb 3 - 9F & U

Best fitting mask - Mask that best fits your facial featuresPrettyPaint
Feb 10 - 16G & TSpecial Occasion Masks - the mask(s) you use to pamper yourselfitsfi
Feb 17 - 23H & SGross Masks - whether it's the scent or results, share the details please!Aaliaa
Feb 24 - Mar 1I & RSnubbed It: Masks you don't want to use & are continually passed overShortErica
Mar 2 - 8J & QFemale Owned Brands - In honour of Women's Day March 8thAaliaa
Mar 9 - 15K & PMasks Good Enough to Eat
heartsmyface
Mar 16 - 22L & OSample that made you buy the FS - You tried it, and decided to buy it!itsfi
Mar 23 - 29M & NFavourite Smelling Masks - Watermelon, Kale, Spa?? 
Mar 30 - Apr 5N & MMask While You Task
l8totheparty
Apr 6 - 12O & LMost Outrageous Mask ClaimsShortErica
Apr 13 - 19P & KHi-Lo Week: Mix or duel of $$$$ and $ masks 
Apr 20 - 26Q & JSample Dive - I know we have them!Aaliaa
Apr 27 - May 3R & ITargeted Skin Concern - Mask to address a current skin issuePrettyPaint
May 4 -10S & HOvernight Masks - Sleeping miracles in a jar 
May 11 - 17T & GMask with a PartnerAlphaboo
May 18 - 24U & FVitamins Week - masks that nourish your skin with vitamins and mineralskim888
May 25 - 31V & EBest/Cutest Printed MaskShosh85
Jun 1 - 7W & DMask that best describes your personality or moodPrettyPaint
Jun 8 - 14X & CFruits & Veggies Week - masks that use natural goodness to nourish your skinKeana1
Jun 15 - 21Y & BForgotten Wonders - Shop your stash for an unloved mask
missjeannie
Jun 22 - 28Z & AMasking Duel - Dare to compare 2 (or more!) masks in one sessioneshoe
Jun 29 - Jul 5A & ZMasking Pet Peeves - use a mask that has some component that drives you crazy!ShortErica
Jul 6 - 12B & YMasking Hacks - share your masking secrets that make your life easier and your skin happyeshoe
Jul13 - 19C & XLip, Hand or Foot Masks to help that summer skin 
Jul 20 - 26D & W’Weird Mask' Bubbling, Peeling, Colour changing other worldly wonders!Aalia
Jul 27 - Aug 2E & VMulti-Masking How many masks can you use at one time or in One Day?? 
Aug 3 - 9F & U Blind Pick Your Mask - Let's make it fun to use the masks in our stash!veronika23
Aug 10 - 16G & T
Sheet Mask Focus - from cotton to cupra, coconut gel to bio cellulose, what are your favorites and why?
 
Aug 17 - 23H & SDrugstore & Grocery Brands Weekeshoe
Aug 24 - 30I & R3-Step Masks/Multi-Step Masks
heartsmyface
Aug 31 - Sep 6J & QRainbow Week - Bring out the colorful masks in every hueSonnydee
Sep 7 - 13K & PAutumn Masks - Fall goodness in a mask 
Sep 14 - 20L & OWhen you are getting GLAM for a night out and want that inner GLOW 
Sep 21 - 27M & N BIC Made you do it! Masks recommended/inspired by other BIC members 
Sep 28 - Oct 4N & MSephora Collections Week - House Brand Goodness 
Oct 5 - 11O & LMasks that Make you Hungry - Fall/Winter Editionitsfi
Oct 12 - 18P & KForgotten Wonders - Shop your stash for an unloved mask 
Oct 19 - 25Q & JOvernight Masks - Sleeping miracles in a jar 
Oct 26 - Nov 1R & IMasking Duel Week II 
Nov 2 - 8S & HBuddy Up! Dare to compare the same mask with another BIC-ereshoe
Nov 9 - 15T & GGross/Odd/Unusual Ingredients - Spirulina, donkey milk, bee venom, snail mucous - what masks have you used that have strange ingredients?Aaliaa
Nov 16 - 22U & FFlash Masks - masks that do doubly duty in half the timeeshoe
Nov 23 - 29V & EMorning Masking - Masks that help give a pep to your step 
Nov 30 - Dec 6W & DMask that would make a good band name (kinda silly, I know)PrettyPaint
Dec 7 - 13X & CHoliday Party Prep Mask 
Dec 14 - 20Y & BMost Artistic Sheet MaskKim888
Dec 21 - 27Z & AFavourite Masks of All-Timeitsfi
Dec 28 - 31123Masks you discovered this year

2019 Mask of the Week Main Thread & Misc. Info:

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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!

Mask Hacks - Here are a few to get started thanks to our lovely BIC-ers, a big thank you for these fabulous ideas!
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Trim off long chin and add to forehead for sheet masks

itsfi

Squeeze tube lip balms (like Bite) into pans and place in magnetic palette

sonnydee

Layer lip sleeping mask (such as Laneige) over regular balm

cianni

Derma plane prior to a peel-off mask to ease the pain of removal

heartsmyface

Warm water helps remove clay masks quicker than cold

cianni

Lay sheet masks flat prior to use so the serum is more evenly distributed 

eshoe 

Remove clay/difficult masks in the shower to keep towel clean and removal easy

itsfi/BIC

Use an HA serum prior to trying a mask with alcohol high on the ingredients list

keana1

Use a Makeup Eraser to remove wash-off masks

lmaster

With a detox mask, apply a thicker layer where pores are

Ather

Use a resurfacing exfoliating spray (such as Kate Somerville’s Liquid ExfoliKate) before a detox mask to better clear out your pores

Miamia27

Re-use a large sample jar for a blank sheet mask pellet and fill it with essence/toner

Itsfi

Use a nail clippers to trip a mask if scissors are not on hand

ShortErica

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 

Masking Surveys Thread: Curious about others' masking habits? Join the fun w/ @ShortErica:

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Re: 2019 Q4 Mask of the Week Challenge!

@eshoe I sure have not tried this one before 🤦 but now I need to find more 😉

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This is a good one @lmaster! I didn't realize it had all those ingredients. Makes sense that my skin would like it. lol. Smiley Wink

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@itsfi I had never seen this one before! Definitely getting past the fear of certain ingredients 😂

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@lmaster, reads like an excellent mask, even with the 3 could add up to stinky odor

ingredients.  Glad it smelled floralish! 

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The scent was lovely! Could be strong for some, but I enjoyed it! @byme4u 

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@lmaster  I’ve never seen this one!  The ingredients sound great and super moisturizing!  

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@heartsmyface I hadn't seen this one either! It really was great despite the "gross" ingredients 😂

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WoW @lmaster !!! I didn’t realize all the odd ingredients in this one! I actually have a few I haven’t tried yet. Will need to do it tonight when I get home! Great review!

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@missjeanie the scent and benefits totally make up for the unique ingredients 😉

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@lmaster  So happy it's a winner for you, and such a perfect one for this week! I really liked this one too and remember being really surprised at the variety of unique ingredients that's in it!..... that's probably why it's so good 😉

Re: 2019 Q4 Mask of the Week Challenge!

Totally agree! @Shosh85 this mask in all is very unique, another mask I have to keep my eyes peeled for 😆

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T is for Tiger 🐯 C03C5E94-6D48-4FF5-89FA-507EA680B8E3.jpeg

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The Creme Shop Cica-Mend Sheet Mask 🐯

Since I had it, I started out using the Cica-Mend Toner. It has a light, clean scent, a nice fine mist and it felt soothing and refreshing. The mask is thin-medium cotton that had a cute tiger design on it. It was so drenched with serum, I had to shake it a bit before placing. It had a pleasant clean and fresh kind of scent that was hardly noticeable while the mask was on. The fit was great and was only a little too long at the chin. It was comfortable to wear and the adherence was good, except for the extra length at the chin that didn't want to lay flat. I removed it after about a half hour. The serum and tackiness that was leftover absorbed within minutes. I placed a couple drops of the serum on afterward as the package suggests. It had the same type of clean and fresh scent the mask did and felt soothing going on. It did make my face tacky, but only for a few minutes. My face looked a little brighter and more even and my skin felt refreshed, hydrated and soft and smooth.

I'm really happy I decided to buy 2 boxes of these, because I'll definitely have no problem using them up!
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My tiger selfie:

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Re: 2019 Q4 Mask of the Week Challenge!

That was one I really liked as well @Shosh85!.  I LOVE your pic..SUPER adorable!!  Smiley Happy

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Thank you, @mrsmouse! It reallywas so great! I'm glad I decided to pick up another package, but I think I might grab more if I see them! 😃🐯

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So cute hah 🌺⭐️

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Thank you, @Ninasa88!! 🐯

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This masking lineup is amazing @Shosh85! Cute packaging and cica is such a wonderful ingredient! That mask is adorable! Fun and effective! Hard to top that!

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Thank you, @itsfi!!! I've really enjoyed this cica line so far! A fun and effective mask is always my favorite! 😃🐯

Re: 2019 Q4 Mask of the Week Challenge!

@Shosh85, so cute the collection, just like you!   I can't get the spoiler to open,

this site can be a pain, I had to sign in through conversations; go figure.

Re: 2019 Q4 Mask of the Week Challenge!

Thank you so much, @byme4u! This Cica line has really been so great so far!

 

Also, I pretty much sign in through conversations all the time - it's usually the only way I can log in now 🤨

Re: 2019 Q4 Mask of the Week Challenge!

@Shosh85   The whole matching set of tiger skincare is very pleasing to look at.  Also jotting this down as an animal/print mask that actually resembles an animal when on.  

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