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

Hello, June! ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฅฅ๐ŸŒž We are nearly 1/2-way through this yearโ€™s challenge๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ


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: Prettiest/Cutest Packaging - the wonderful @Shosh85 invites us to share our visually appealing mask treats this week!

Letter of the Week:  X

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


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:

2019 Mask of the Week Challenge:

2018 Mask of the Week Challenge:   


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This was a good masking session all around @missjeanie! I would be happy to repeat. ๐Ÿ˜

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That is too cute!! Love the retro glam reference! @itsfi 

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@lmaster, if I had anywhere to go, I might be inspired to try to recreate the retro glam look on the packaging. As it is, I think the look might be lost on many of the people in my zoom meetings today and tomorrow. Ha!

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The mask packaging is so cute @itsfi . I really like the lip scrubber. It's adorable.

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The scrubber is super cute @emaisgr8. ๐Ÿ’– I find that I can get a good scrub without it so itโ€™ll probably just be a decorative piece on my desk. Iโ€™m okay with that. ๐Ÿ˜‰ 

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@itsfi  Definitely an oldie but goodie! I think the first one I tried was from you! Love the packaging too - makes me want to put on some red lipstick and sunglasses! ๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿ•ถ

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You would look fab in red lipstick ๐Ÿ’„ and sunglasses ๐Ÿ•ถ @Shosh85! I definitely like the vibe on the packaging! Very fun. Have you tried the toning version of this line? The background on that one is pink instead of blue, if Iโ€™m remembering right.

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@itsfi  No, I haven't tried the Tone Up one yet, but it's been on my list for awhile now! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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I love that packaging, @itsfi = very old Hollywood glam. 

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Yes @quspork๐Ÿ˜€ It's what drew me to the mask in the first place. ๐Ÿ˜ I see that they have other skincare products as well, which makes sense. I may have to take a quick peek another day, maybe another day after I've used up a bit more of my stash. ๐Ÿคฃ

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Gaahhhhh!  It's G&T week!  Now I know I need to plan out a mask!  I've done a few masks the last week or two, but just haven't gotten to posting.  Today I remembered to snap a pic and the masks were more memorable. My skin has been feeling dry the last few weeks and it's been showing after I apply my base products.  I don't really go out anywhere other than to my part time job and to see my nieces.  My nieces think anything with high amounts of glitter makes you extra pretty and couldn't care less about my skin, but I figured since I had to go into work today I wanted to look a little more moisturized (I swear my laugh lines around my eyes, which don't normally bother me have gotten worse the last few months... how do they know I turn 40?).

I popped open the Kiehl's Calendula & Aloe Soothing and Hydration Masque last week and finished it off this morning before my shower.  I always had this view of Kiehl's being this super cool brand that wasn't easily attainable but was somehow for the cool girls when I was in my teens/twenties.  Truth be told, having tried more of their products in my 30's... it's been kinda meh.  Does anyone have a standout product they love? Are my expectations just too high based on my memories of my 20 year old selfs desire to be a cool New York chick? This mask had a lovely scent to it, it didn't sting my dry skin (I usually only feel stinging when I'm extra dry in the winter).  It went on nicely and I kept it on while getting my shower iced coffee ready and the scent dissipated as it sat on my face.  It came off easily in the shower and while my skin did feel a bit better afterwards I'm not sure based on the daily use of this for a week that it had much effect.  I'm not mad at the mask by any means, and I'm glad to have tried it, but it's not likely to be a repurchase and I'm glad I had the smaller set sized pot.  I really should have all masks in this size before committing to a full size.  Could this have been better if my skin wasn't so dry right now? Maybe.  Would I suggest it to someone with normal skin just looking to have a relaxing mask experience.. I wouldn't dissuade them, but I'm sure there are a million other masks out there that are equally fun.
The When mask... now this was a beauty this morning.  I'm a fan of the light citrus scent as a relaxation piece (but I'm still torn knowing I shouldn't like fragrance in my skincare).  I'm a big fan of the bio cellulose.  I'm a big fan of how the mask sat on my skin like a second skin needing no adjustments. I'm a fan of how my skin enjoyed the serum on the mask, it felt more refreshed and looked much healthier after this mask.  I spent the morning before work perusing BIC and making a few purchases here and there online and I had to stop myself from buying more of these.  I have to use up more of what I have before I buy more sheet masks lol!  Birthday spending spree came pretty close to including more When masks though.  I'm always impressed with these, and once I do get my collection down a bit I'll be adding some without hesitation. 

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Eh, birthday splurging is totally a good decision @missjeanie. I will say I've found the Kiehl's Since 1851 Rare Earth Deep Pore Minimizing Cleansing Clay Mask to be one of the more effective wash off pore masks I've tried. Don't remember if I've tried other products but if so, they didn't make an impression.

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@ShortErica  Oh, thank for reminding me about this one! I've a few heard others say they liked this one too! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ƒ @missjeanie 

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@Shosh85 @ShortErica I actually checked last night and I do have a mini of this one as well.  Hopefully it's my hidden Kiehl's jam!  

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You'll have to let us know after you've tried it @missjeanie ๐Ÿคž

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Will do @ShortErica .  I have two or three wash offs I'm trying to finish up before the end of August, so I might get to fit it in once I check on my progress.... too many open products that have spilled from my cabinet onto my washroom sink.... ughhhh but I want to try everything all the time lol

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@missjeanie my stuff is hidden under the sink so I'm not as enticed to open it all. I feel like I try to limit myself to 2 like skincare products open at once. Sometimes it does make it not as fun though and I need to lighten up a bit. Another reason I'm not having too many open is so I can get through some samples. They pile up so fast! You'll get to it and I hope you like it.

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Yeah for birthday shopping @missjeanie . I feel the same way about Kiehl's . I love minis. Wish all items came in them for trying out and to keep from getting bored with one product.

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Getting bored is my thing @emaisgr8 ... I want to try it all out all the things but then feel bad having a 6oz pot of something open and not using it. 

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Yay! Happy Birthday month! ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽ‰

Your nieces are too cute! I remember going through a glitter/shimmer phase! and I still get distracted with sparkly, shiny products!๐Ÿ˜


I haven't tried too many Kiehl's products, but what I have tried, I agree, were all kinda "meh" - like they weren't really doing anything. ๐Ÿค”

I really enjoyed that When mask too and it's actually my favorite from the line!The scent and results were both fantastic - so happy to hear you loved it!๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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@Shosh85  I generally love glittery makeup, just not on me. I feel for the most part I wear a very โ€˜naturalโ€™ look, but the brights and glitters in my collection sure are getting love from the 5 and 7 year old who love all makeup! 
Ive got some more Keihlโ€™s to try out but i feel let down from my expectations for sure. 

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