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

Itโ€™s May, Hurray! ๐ŸŒธ We are almost 1/2-way through this yearโ€™s challenge๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

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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: Mask with a Partner! @Alphaboo gives us this weekโ€™s fun challenge: Letโ€™s make an excuse to mask togetherโ˜บ๏ธ

Letter of the Week:  T

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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, 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:

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   

 

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

Oh no, that's too bad about the Dr. Jart+ mask, @ladyassassin!! I've only tried the older formulations, but I'll be wary now of this yellow brightening one. I do love the FAB mask, it is excellent!! 

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I have a DS of the FAB, and agree, itโ€™s a nice calming mask @ladyassassin. Thankfully you had it on hand to help ease the results of the Dr. Jart!

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@ladyassassin I really don't care for those Dr jart masks personally, sorry it was so irritating

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@ladyassassin  It's too bad you experienced irritation, but I'm glad the FAB mask could help out! I've heard the scent on the FAB isn't the greatest - I'm curious, what do you think it smells like?

@Shosh85 that's a good question! It's hard to describe th...

@Shosh85 that's a good question! It's hard to describe the smell, which I think is very faint and not a bad smell at all. Almost smells a bit minty in the tube, but disappears when applied to the skin. Hard to describe what that smell is though ๐Ÿ˜œ

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@ladyassassin  Good to know! Thanks! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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@Shosh85 agreeing with @ladyassassin here. I am very sensitive to scents, and I find that this mask has almost no scent and what it does have, it isn't too irritating/overpowering/bad.

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

That's a shame the Dr. Jart didn't agree with your skin, @ladyassassin. Glad to hear the FAB mask helped with that though. 

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Oh no @ladyassassin! I am so sorry to hear the mask irritated your skin. Ugh ๐Ÿ˜ฉ. Good you had that FAB mask on hand - Iโ€™ve heard good things about it! 

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

Hello lovelies!  
I decided to try the Hourglass Unlocked Mascara and on a whim, I picked up a mini DE A-passioni to try again and see if I can tolerate it this time.   I also grabbed the DE Sili body lotion.  Though its a body lotion and not really a mask I thought I would just quickly mention my experience --I'm not a huge fan of the smell but it does dissipate fairly quickly.  With sensitive skin sometimes it is hard to find an alternative to Vanicream or Cerave that works well without aggravating.  I do find a little goes a long way and has been definitely hydrating and non-irritating for my skin.  

At present, I've stepped back from my Herbivore Prism 2.0 and Bakuchiol for the last two weeks.  I combine it with DE Lala Retro and use some Biossance Squalane Oil after I apply the combo.  I've used it once a week so far without any reaction. Next week I'll add the Prism back in mid-week and use the DE combo on the weekend and see how that goes.  I tend to use F-Balm a few times a week but to be honest, I'm not sure if I notice a difference from that.  I am still on the fence about the A-passioni so I'll give it more time.  Glad to have my evening masking routine back.  It's so soothing. 
 Drunk Elephant Siliโ„ข Body Lotion 8.0 oz/ 240 mL 
Drunk Elephant A-Passioniโ„ข Retinol Cream 1 oz/ 30 mL 
Drunk Elephant Lala Retroโ„ข Whipped Moisturizer with Ceramides 1.69 oz/ 50 mL 
Drunk Elephant F-Balmโ„ข Electrolyte Waterfacial Mask 1.69 oz/ 50 mL 

Biossance 100% Sugarcane Squalane Oil 6.76 oz/ 200 mL 

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

@MCSSavvy Great information.

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@tjffc - You're welcome and thank you! ๐Ÿ™‚ 

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@MCSSavvy, always love to hear about your routines. Hope A-passioni continues to work  for you. The products you are using with it sound like great complements to it - the hydration and moisturize from DE Lala and the Biossance oil would make a nice buffer for the skin, to help keep it from becoming irritated.


DE F-Balm has a big fan base; Like you though, I didnโ€™t notice a difference. Iโ€™ve heard it makes a better serum than mask for some folks. Have you tried it as a serum? I have a mini of it and plan to use it that way to see how it performs for me.

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

@itsfi -- Thank you, that's so kind!   I've used it fairly regularly either alone or as a serum.  For me personally, it doesn't feel very hydrating on its own (particularly during the winter) so occasionally I apply it by itself at night but more often than not I usually use it as a serum.  I incorporated it back into my skincare about a month ago and haven't noticed any real benefit that I can see.  I think I'll finish it but won't get a second bottle.  I definitely had hopes for it... if something changes between now and when I finish the bottle, I'll let you know.

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

Thanks for sharing, @MCSSavvy ! Are you still using the Biossance Squalane + Glycolic Renewal Mask? I keep going back and forth on that one.

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@eshoe  -- Most definitely.  I like to put it on 5-10 minutes before I hop into the shower in the evening.  I apply a thin layer, wait and then rinse and use the Peeke bar to cleanse my face.  My skin doesn't feel irritated or tight when I get out of the shower and i apply Lala and Biossance's Squalane or DE Marula oil right after I get out.  I used it about twice a month during late winter /early spring and with the trial run of the A-passioni I've used it once this month.  

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Thank you for the feedback, @MCSSavvy! Thatโ€™s definitely one I need to try.

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@MCSSavvy  Sounds like a great sesh! 

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Thanks @ather !

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So Last week I totally stole @Shosh85 masking idea. and for The Creme Shop Gudetama Tighter N Brighter mask.

I did cut the philtrum area off as that area is very sensitive to citrus. The mask was very cooling on and Iโ€™m hoping for some help with my acne on my chin. It is a very cute mask. I left it on for about 12 minutes. My face felt nicely hydrated afterwards.

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Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

@emaisgr8 love that egg!

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