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Mask of the Week Challenge!

Hello Lovelies! As we make our resolutions and check them twice, I thought we could start a skincare version of the Weekly Challenge. Many of us wanted to use more masks, shop our stash and focus on our Skin so hopefully this thread will be an inspiration to do just that. Join us with pictures and comments down below.

 

Masking Spreadsheet Info

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Hello every, @eshoe and I are very happy to present the BIC Masking Challenge Spreadsheet. The idea is to have an easily searchable database of masks and reviews as a reference point when we are considering our next purchase. Data integrity was important to us so instead of everyone inputing data directly into the spreadsheet where theoretically information could be deleted or edited we have the questionnaire. It should take no longer then 1-2 minutes with the option for a more detailed review (which you can copy from your post on this thread).

 

Remember the idea is not to replace this thread. I personally love reading, commenting and interacting with all you amazing women here and that shouldn’t change. This would just be on top of that. Hopefully the more people that partake in this, the larger database of information we’ll have for reference. It will be extra effort in the beginning but then we would only need to input any new mask we’ve tried.

 

Additional Info:

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Since we aren’t allowed to post links, please PM @eshoe or myself for it. You will also find this information on the original post so you don’t need a database to search for this post!

Questionnaire Link - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1R0wmYFF8SXJwK4HxkmFnTxkgB5RbH_GEmS80BZDN5ro/edit

 

Responses Link - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1rgzJrIFGAgQTut4oFLZTn01sIcy3VSguHfVonk3SRII/edit?usp=sharing

 

Incase you need some help to filter/search results, try this :-

 

Search Specific Word or Phrase —> Edit -> Find and Replace -> Search Word

Filter/Organize by Columns --> Data -> Create a Filter -> Select Options

There are 2 ways to edit a response: 

1) Once you have completed a survey, click on the "Edit Your Response" link on that page. Once this page is closed, the only way to make a change is to:

2) PM @Aaliaa or @eshoe to make the change directly in the response spreadsheet

 

Thanks @eshoe for putting this together!

 

 Rules

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Each week there will be a new Masking Challenge posted. It will range from type of mask, brand specific week or fun challenges along the way.
How To: Choose mask, take picture (with mask on or before), place mask on face, relax and dream of the next Sephora purchase you want to make, remove mask for healthier skin.
Most Important: Have Fun!!

P.S. If you have any suggestions or challenge recommendations feel free to message me and I'll add them to the list.

Schedule Updated 06/21

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Week 25: (June 18th - 24th): Masks you discovered in 2017

Week 26:  (June 25th - July 1st): Favourite Mask of the “Masking Week Challenge”

Week 27 (July 2nd-8th): Hydrating Mask to get over the dehydration of Air-Conditioning!

Week 28 (July 9th-15th): Brand Week - Glam Glow, REN & Creme Shop

Week 29 (July 16th-22nd): Lip, Hand or Foot Masks to help that winter skin

Week 30 (July 23rd-29th): ‘Weird Mask' Bubbling, Peeling, Colour changing other worldly wonders!

Week 31 (July 30th-Aug 5th): Multi-Masking How many masks can you use at one time or in One Day??

Week 32 (Aug 5th-12th): Sheet Mask! I know we all have a few (dozen) lying around

Week 33 (Aug 13th-19th): When you are getting GLAM for a night out and want that inner GLOW

Week 34 (Aug 20th-26th): Brand Week - Fresh & PTR
Week 35 (Aug 27th-Sep 2nd): Favourites Week - Your go to miracle in a mask
Week 36 (Sep 3rd-9th): Female Owned Brands - In honour of Women's Week

Week 37: (Sep 10th-16th): DIY Mask - Skincare meets Chemistry

Week 38: (Sep 17th-23rd): BIC Made you do it! Masks recommended/inspired by other BIC members

Week 39: (Sep 24th-30th): Sephora Collections Week - House Brand Goodness

Week 40: (Oct 1st - 7th): $-$$$$ - Most Expensive and/or Cheapest mask you love!

Week 41: (Oct 8th - 14th): Sample Dive - I know we have them!

Week 42: (Oct 15th - 21st): Sephora’s ‘Best Selling’ Masks 

Week 43: (Oct 22nd - 28th): Overnight Masks - Sleeping miracles in a jar

Week 44: (Oct 29th - Nov 4th): Laneige and Dr. Jart Week! - Lets show some love to Some Korean skincare brands

Week 45: (Nov 5th - 11th): Forgotten Wonders - Shop your stash for an unloved mask

Week 46: (Nov 12th - 18th): Favourite Smelling Masks - Watermelon, Kale, Spa??

Week 47: (Nov 19th - 25th): Tata Harper, Tatcha or Too Cool For School Masks

Week 48: (Nov 26th - Dec 2nd): Morning Masking - Masks that help give a pep to your step

Week 49: (Dec 3rd - 9th): Asian skincare Brand - Visit old cultures and their 

Week 50: (Dec 10th - 16th): Pharmacy or Farmacy Brand: From France to Honey Potion

Week 51: (Dec 17th - 23rd): Masks you discovered in 2018

Week 52:  (Dec 24th - 31st): Holiday Party Prep Mask

Merry Masking!

RE: Mask of the Week Challenge!

This philosophy mask is my absolute favorite for getting glowy skin! I picked it up during weekly wow and I’m so glad I did. I’m always looking for good vitamin c masks and the results of using this are great! My skin looking immediately glowy and brightened after use. I always pull it out before special occasions to give my skin a bit of pep!

TELL ME MORE @Kim888 is it a chemical exfoliator or is it...

TELL ME MORE @Kim888 is it a chemical exfoliator or is it vitamin c? Or both? I must know 🤔

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@GG84 It's a exfoliating enzyme peel (tbh I am not like super knowledgeable on differentiating between exfoliating mask types but I don't think that's a chemical peel  ). The first step is a gritty sort of sugar feeling vitamin c infused consistency and you rub it into your skin for about a minute and then step two goes on top and that's a Lactic/Salicylic Activating Gel which warms and foams up over step 1. It's super quick - like 4 minutes in total and delivers immediate results. 

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@Kim888 I love love love this peel! I used to use it ALL the time and don’t know how I ever forgot about it, thanks for the reminder!

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Ooh, good to know!

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@Kim888   I've heard good things about this Philosophy product. Thanks for the input, will have to look into this. 

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So I wasn't sure where to post these but these are a good deal and have good ingredients. Has anyone tried these? 

 

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It comes with 30(!) sheet masks.

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I haven’t tried them but i’m scared of larger packs of face masks cause it’s easy to contaminate them.  I had a pack of placenta ones go moldy on me once and that was it for me with larger packs. I’m sure if you use them up daily like they say they’ll be fine but something to watch out for if you’re switching up the masks you use.  @makeitup305

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@heartsmyface Yeah that's something that I hadn't considered. Thanks for the heads up!

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The value is there if you’re just looking for filler in your routine, but these larger packs tend to have lower concentration serums.  I see these month packs a lot in Japanese pharmacies (not this brand)  and they seem pretty popular so they can’t be that bad.  @makeitup305

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Oooh, my local store has these in stock...

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@makeitup305

I've been seeing these types of daily sheet mask packs online and reading about some of them on various blogs, but I've never purchased one before. If you end up trying them, I'd be very interested to hear what your thoughts after you've had a bit of time to test them out.

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@itsfi This is the first one that I've seen but it seems appealing. It comes down to $.66 a sheet mask ($.55 if you use the $3.50 coupon they always have) and the ingredients are pretty good. I might pick on up on my next order or if I find them in store.

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@makeitup305

That is such a good deal and, with all the sheet masks being in the same container, it cuts down on all the packaging that comes with individual sheet masks. I really like that it has good ingredients.  

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@itsfi that's what I thought. Even if I don't use all of them, the price is still a lot less than what I usually pay, even for a cheap one.

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Whoa, they come out like face wipes?

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@fieldsofclover it seems like it! I think it sounds great! Less waste if you think about it (although someone needs to figure out how to make those masks dissolve after use).

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@makeitup305 I haven’t heard of these. Let us know if you give them shot!

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So - is this week for Glamglow masks or masks that are Glam and/or Glow-y? Either way, I'm happy. I did use Thirstymud this morning as an intensive mask for the first time in forever. Usually I wear it overnight as a sleeping mask but today I slathered it on and left it about 20 minutes before wiping it off and my skin felt amazing afterwards. I keep wanting to touch my cheeks even though I know I shouldn't. I really love this mask and I'm down to only about 1/4 of the tub left. The trick will be to see if I can hold off on replacing it until I have used up more of my other masks or if I cave and replace it as soon as it is empty.

 

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Okay, I am still stuck on the idea of getting my glow on with Glamglow since I wasn't around for the official GG week. I'll branch out tomorrow! I went with Gravitymud today since I don't usually focus much on firming but I have been under a lot of stress recently and my face has been showing every one of its years. It was my first time using it and I  only had a sample sachet so I would have liked to have had a smidge more product to use but I was really happy with the mask. I actually got online afterwards and picked up a couple tubes of the Sonic version to keep on hand. (And I know that my selfies are ridiculous. I am old and a Luddite and just can't figure out where to look or how to hold the phone!)

 

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@Alphaboo

Your selfies are far from ridiculous and you are not old!  I think your pics are great and you are totally glam and glowing in this GlamGlow mask. It says a lot about a mask if you went online to purchase it after using a sample! Glad to hear you liked the mask!

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