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๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜Œ Mask of the Week Challenge ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ’–

If you havenโ€™t joined in yet, better late than never!

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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: Most Innovative Mask - the latest tech + beauty ideas to try in 2021 (please let me know who to credit if you know, for this new theme!)

Letter of the Week:  E

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

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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, fit, adherence, mask type (hydrating, brightening, exfoliating, detox, sleeping, etc.) as well as your overall experience.

Most importantly: Would you repurchase it? 


Second most important: Have fun and merry masking!

2020 Mask of the Week Challenge:

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   

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

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

Oooh, I hope this mask is brought back, @WinglessOne!! It sounds amazing!! 

 

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Iโ€™m very curious how well the lip scrub will do over time, @WinglessOne. I have the โ€˜dirtyโ€™ version and it seemed like it went rancid after only a few months. 

Besides just how good the mask sounds, I love the compact packaging. It just seems mindful๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

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@WinglessOne Oh darn! It's a bummer these aren't available because it sounds wonderful! I always love the packaging on these. ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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@Shosh85  I just checked YesStyle and they have them! Hooray! They still have a few other LLL travel series varieties, too. 

 

LuLuLun released a cherry (sakura) premium mask this spring and I can't find it anywhereโ€”well, for a reasonable priceโ€”and I need to stop searching for it, because that only leads to buying all the other masks I find during my search. ๐Ÿคฃ

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That LuLuLun mask sounds absolutely delightful, @WinglessOne ! Enjoy the rest of them ๐Ÿ˜Š

2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

E for Expensive & Extreme measure Omorovicza UltraMoor mud mask Fit? it's a mud mask Smell?strong, herbal. You don't really smell it on Consistency? grey clay, but creamy. Easily spreadable with a brush Ease of use? it does dry & tighten. Not GG tight but it's noticeable.. Would I  purchase/try again?yes, I have a couple of DS & would buy a FS if I had to, when I'm out. Around the holidays they usually put out mask/products sets, this mask is expensive & a set makes the price a bit easier to swallow. A DS size would give you multiple applications. I only use it when my face is really acting up {Extreme measure} & its lasted me. ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค that price though๐Ÿ˜ฃ

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I suppose itโ€™s time to start thinking about holiday sets, @sonnydee - this is a good reminder! The smaller jars are better for this brand, it seems-less chance they will expire before you can make it through the entire jar:)

 

 

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@sonnydee  Definitely a hefty price tag, but I'm happy to hear this helps your skin!

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Love your Eโ€™s for this mask @sonnydee! ๐Ÿ–ค The scent on Omorovicza products are stronger than I usually care for, but I will try to push through it most of the time for their masks!  ๐Ÿ˜‚ The holiday sets they put out are some of the best bang for your buck sets out there! Expensive but effective!! โ™ฅ๏ธ

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

Meant to use this trio during one of the โ€œBโ€ weeks (bubbles, bear & boscia) ๐Ÿ˜‰ but got busy with other things, so I decided to give โ€˜em a go for last weekโ€™s bubbling theme  (fun theme idea @Aaliaa! Hope you and your loved ones are well. Miss you!)

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Bubbling masks are not ones I usually reach for, but I have found a few favorites, in both the wash-off version and the sheet mask/wash-off format.  The GlamGlow InstaMud @sonnydee used last week is my second favorite mask when it comes to the bubbling/foaming mask category. NO:HJ produces some nice sheet masks in pretty packaging. This NO:HJ Black Intracell Boosting Mask was from a subscription box and weโ€™re coming up on the due date (2 other D's for D week!). 

 

The NO:HJ Black Intracell Boosting Mask is a black charcoal rayon sheet mask saturated in a soft, grapefruit scented essence that begins to foam up very quickly once the mask is removed from the packet and exposed to air. The mask claims to remove dead skin cells, excess sebum and blackheads, as well as balance and moisturize the skin. That seems like a tall order, but also something that might be well suited for my currently dehydrated-combo (oily T-zone, dry elsewhere) skin. After the bubbles have formed, instructions call for removing the sheet mask, massaging the bubbles into the skin and then washing off the essence. 

 

I didn't experience any tingling or stinging from the essence, but as is the case with many bubbling masks, some foam came very close to my eye and nose during the 10 minutes I had on the mask. Interestingly, the bubbles that remain on my face transform into a soft cream of sorts as I massage it into my skin. It does take some effort to wash off the mask and I suggest doing so in the shower or having a wash cloth on hand to help with any film that remains after the initial efforts to rinse off the mask by splashing water on your face. Results are mixed for me. On the one hand, my face does feel cleansed after using this mask; that I find is common for bubble masks of this type. Also, the oilier parts of my face look and feel less oily. A plus in my book. On the other hand, the drier parts of my face as well as some of the less oilier parts feel tight, and dry. Sigh. ๐Ÿ˜” This seems better  suited for oilier skin types. 

 

The Miniso x Cartoon Network We Bare Bears Deep Hydrating Eyes Mask helped to add a little bit of hydration back, and I ended up going with a more hydrating/moisturizing skincare routine for the next few days afterwards to help keep my skin nourished. Thank you @keana1, the eye mask came in handy. In addition to the hydration boost, I love how thin the eye mask is and how soft it feels against the skin. ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’• Before the stay-at-home, I was able to find a box of these at the local Miniso. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ 

 

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

@itsfi I never had issues with bubble masks being too drying until recently,, now I'm going to try to use a hydrating serum before applying the mask to see if that helps any

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This is such a good tip, I need to remember it as well next time I use a bubble mask @lmaster @itsfi!

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Yep @eshoe @itsfi I think that might help, @itsfi do you use a toner or mist before a bubble mask?

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@lmaster, spritzing a mist on your face might help too. Instructions for most sheet masks usually say to apply toner or essence first. I normally apply my mask after my serums but with bubbling masks since I need to wash it off after, I use them right after cleansing. Keep us posted on if it helps to use a hydrating serum beforehand.

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@itsfi ok just answered my question lol 

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@itsfi yep! And I usually do, when I seen this was a wash off mask, I didn't even bother, now seeing what happened, I definitely will even with a bubble mask

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Same here @lmaster! Though I also wonder if it would help if I cut down on the time I have on a bubble sheet mask? I'm sure I have another bubble sheet mask in my bin. I may try that next time, but maybe just keep it on until the foam covers most of my face? Hmmm... 

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@itsfi I know the one I just used said 20 minutes, I think 10 would be more than sufficient

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@itsfi  Love the triple B's!
All the bubble masks I've ever tried makes my skin feel tight and dry - too bad this one had the same results!

The We Bare Bears line is so cute! Glad to hear the eye patches performed well!

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The We Bare Bears eye masks have been a lovely find @Shosh85. The materials is so thin that it clings to the skin, in a good way. Sad that the company is closing down.

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Somehow I canโ€™t tolerate bubbling masks @itsfi ! I constantly worry about having bubbles reach my eyes ! Iโ€™m glad that enjoyed the eye mask and that you were able to find a box of them at Miniso ! Miniso Canada went bankrupt last year ๐Ÿฅบ