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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: Masks that Make You Hungry ๐Ÿ˜‹Is it the scent..or the packaging? Which masks make you crave a yummy treat? It is no surprise that this weekโ€™s delicious theme is brought to you by none other than @itsfi! ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿต

Letter of the Week:  U

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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

Great comparison @ShortErica  and a perfect time of year for a watermelon extravaganza!  I love your sheet!

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Thanks @missjeanie! It was such a happy accident to fall into the watermelon masks so I went with it.

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Lovely comparison, @ShortErica! I always forget the Biobelle has a pretty print, the Peach one is fun, too๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

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I have a few bioBelle from unicorn mail and they are on my list to try soon @eshoe. One of them has a rainbow cake picture that I'm using this week ๐Ÿ˜

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Oh perfect, @ShortErica ๐ŸŒˆ!

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Love this watermelon comparison, @ShortErica! I don't think I've seen the Masqueology one but it sounds like it turned out well!

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Yes, I'd love a truer watermelon scent but otherwise it checks the boxes for me @quspork 

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Now I'm super curious about the masqueology watermelon! @ShortErica love your battle!!

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Do you have a watermelon favorite @lmaster? I remember trying Glow Recipe in the past but there's probably lots of watermelon masks to try.

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Purlisse has a great one too @ShortErica 

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@ShortErica  I am loving this watermelon mash up!! They all had super cute packaging too. I may have one or two of these in my stash so I might have to dig them out and use them to compare!!! 

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Sometimes dedicating a bit of time for a comparison is so worth it. I definitely recommend it @ather. Even with notes about the masks, it's hard to figure out which is the winner. Watermelon is so perfect for this weather and I can't wait to see what you think of them!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

@ShortErica  I love watermelon!! I even have one of the Sephora watermelon masks!! The weather where I live is leaning towards fall already. Itโ€™s cold out. But I canโ€™t complain we had a great summer!!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

@ShortErica  Oooh, love a watermelon duel! ๐Ÿ‰ I had no idea I'd given you so many watermelon masks, but it makes sense because I love watermelon and these are some of my favorites! 

It is super annoying how some masks have their star ingredient(s) so far down in the list - it does seem that all of BioBelle's new masks are like that.
Glad they all turned out great!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

I was like, hey it's @Shosh85, and Shosh and Shosh again - thank you again! Yes, bioBelle seemed like it was effective despite having those ingredients at the bottom but yeah, a bit disappointing. The other thing I loved was that each of these masks had good size philtrum areas - nothing skimpy!

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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?).

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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. 

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

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.

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

@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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