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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

You can use it as a cleanser too @PrettyPaint 

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Interesting point about the wash-off possibly getting deep into your pores, @sonnydee. Herbal as in tea tree?  

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Herbal as in - I think I read black cumin (at least I'm thinking thats the main scent I'm picking up- its strong. Even after you rinse you still smell it. @eshoe you know how when you are squeezing lemons & get you get some on your hands & its been there a while so you become aware of it- that's the best way I can explain the feeling. It doesnt hurt really but you do wash your hands after

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

Cumin, @sonnydee ๐Ÿ˜ณ sorry but that sounds really, really gross!

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๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ @eshoe  I cook with cumin often chili, stews. I dont know if black has the same scent but its strong. 

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

I use it for guac @sonnydee @and it both intrigues me as well as making me wish it werenโ€™t needed. The scent is not pleasant, but it blends well.

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@sonnydee interesting!! Do you like the lemon lippie??

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Well, you know I have both the mini that I first bought & then they came out with the LE fs. @lmaster the smell is not the strongest but I love lemon ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿ‹ ๐Ÿ˜i figured i would use the lemon sorbet when I just want a hint. I hope they come out with orange

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

Oohhhh ๐ŸŠ!!! @sonnydee yes yes!!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

I don't think I have any 3 steps masks in my stash (though at the size it still is, there could be something I overlooked) so I prepped for the week with some I and R masks. And that's when I realized by bioBelle  #InstantDetox and A'pieu Icing Mask were both watermelon and went ahead and brought a few more in for a duel. So here's what we have:

 

bioBelle  #InstantDetox (I actually have two of these - one from @lmaster and one from @Shosh85, I'll not spoil how excited ๐Ÿ˜‰ I am to have another)

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A'pieu Icing Sweet Bar Sheet Mask (Watermelon) - another treat from @Shosh85 

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lookAtMe Watermelon Face Mask (of course I missed that I had this from @missjeanie and went into the box I bought but now I have the same mask back together as a family ๐Ÿ™‚ )

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Masqueology Watermelon Moisturizing Mask - @Shosh85 again! Thanks for making this battle possible

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My faces

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All masks were enjoyable and I'd do them again. I thought a table would be best to compare so hopefully it pastes well

 

 A'pieu Icing Sweet Bar Sheet Mask (Watermelon)bioBelle #Instant DetoxlookAtMe Watermelon Face Mask - Deeply HydratingMasqueology Watermelon Moisturizing Mask
Smell(1) Pleasant watermelon scent(2) Pleasant watermelon scent that was light during wear, only when comparing against A'pieu did I detect slight clean (like laundry) vibes(4) Did not smell like watermelon to me, instead I thought of hard candy. My husband asked if I used anything that smelled like cherry jello.(3) Kinda watermelon but also leaned more candy/artificial smell
Material & DesignThin material, package did not indicate type but searching says tencelFace looked like a watermelon! Eucalyptus tree pulp material which was comfyVery comfy tencel materialRed tinted and thin material, package did not indicate type and I'd guess tencel
Fit(4) Decent fit but had excess length in cheek area so I tried to let the natural fold in the mask fold other so the philtrum and eye areas aligned(2) Great fit(2) Great fit(1) Best fit
Wear TimeInstructions: 15-20
Worn: 25? but was quite dry
Instructions: 15-20
Worn: 30
Instructions: 15-20
Worn: 40
Instructions: 20
Worn: 30
Tackiness(1) No tack(1) No tack but maybe residue on skin(4) Slight tack, more tacky on neck(3) Slight tack
Extra SerumEnough for face for a different day but less than bioBelleEnough for face for a different dayVery little, maybe enough for neckVery little, maybe enough for neck
ResultsSkin felt hydrated but wouldn't pass on moisturizer after using itHave some blemishes I'm trying to heal and this did help with redness, skin looked more evenSkin looked nice and felt hydrated, added moisturizer too soon didn't help with tackiness but it did fade after timeI felt this one helped with skin evenness too but like most sheet masks, even if they are intended to moisturize, I still apply moisturizer
Other notesDripping out of the packageDripping out of the package. Didn't like that the highlighted ingredients (watermelon and centella asiatica) are below fragrance
Grade(3) B+
Despite the best watermelon scent for me, the not as good fit takes off some points
(1) A-
My pet peeve is about the star ingredients but this one is the overall winner for me
(4) B+
Not watermelon smell and tackiness bring this one down but it is still a good mask
(2) A-
Although the scent was artificial, the great material, fit, and skin evenness this mask brings make it beat out A'pieu

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

Such a great comparison, @ShortErica!! Glad they were all overall good!!

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Thanks @haleyvvvv!

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

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

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

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

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˜

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

Oh perfect, @ShortErica ๐ŸŒˆ!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

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

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

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!!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge - PART II

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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  • Thanks, YesStyle, for marring this packaging with your sticker.
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  • Thank goodness all this info's available at Abib's site, otherwise I'd strain my old lady eyes to death.
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