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πŸ’•πŸ˜Œ Mask of the Week Challenge πŸ˜ŒπŸ’–

If you haven’t joined in yet, better late than never!

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We love hearing about every masking experience, and suggestions are always welcome.

 

This Week’s Theme: Overnight Masks - Sleeping miracles in a jar that give your skin the perfect AM glow! Another nod to @keana1 for this week’s challengeπŸ™ŒπŸΌ

Letter of the Week:  M

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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 masksπŸ’—

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I am unsure, @sonnydee. I bought the travel size, and I’m not going thru it as quickly as I thought I would. I don’t want to pick up the FS as I doubt I could go through that huge jar in six months. The website makes it appear to come with a brush, thoughπŸ€”

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Yea,it's pictured with it. For that price, it better come with something! Did you get the mini or is there a travel size bigger than the mini that i havent found? @eshoe 

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I first tried it through the Detox Market’s sample program, and that size is similar to a foil @sonnydee. The one I have now is the mini on her site, I think it was $20-something for 10ml?

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Yea, thats the one I have too @eshoe 

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Once I finish a few others, I'm definitely going to grab the mini mahalo!! @sonnydee 

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Pick it up sooner than later. Theres a note on the site that the minis won't be permanent. @lmaster 

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@sonnydee awwww booooo

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The Mahalo mask always sounds nice whenever it pops up, @sonnydee, so I'm glad to hear it worked out well for you too!

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Me too! @quspork definitely going to be a good one to add into my routine

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Some BIC inspiration, specifically @itsfi who recommended the cherry mask from Eminence (and I do have a sample of that in the stash to get to soon). 

 

Eminence Pumpkin Latte Mask and Eminence Chocolate Mousse Mask

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I started with the Pumpkin Latte mask last weekend and it was a reminder that I really should patch test new products before slathering them on face. I am absolutely terrible about actually doing that! The mask was a thick cream that smelled pretty much how one would expect a mask called "pumpkin latte" to smell. It was a bit sweeter than say the Summer Friday's Overtime mask and certainly more pumpkin than pumpkin spice. This is a wash-off mask that is supposed to add in some hydration. The mask advertises pumpkin pulp which is evident in a few pulpy pieces within the cream and some slight exfoliation with fruit (pineapple) extract. The instructions say to leave on 5-10 minutes and then rinse off. I had it on for maybe two minutes when my skin began to feel really hot. Like uncomfortably hot. I rinsed it off and holy tomato! I was red red red. My skin was warm to the touch and VERY red, like with a bad sunburn. Cue the smothering of aloe all over my face. The warmth and redness both subsided as the day went on, but something here definitely did not agree with my skin, sadly. 

 

Live and learn- when I tried the Chocolate Mousse mask this week, I did indeed do a small patch test first LOL! This is another wash-off hydration mask that is basically like opening up a can of Betty Crocker's chocolate frosting and smearing it all over your face. It has a thick frosting-like consistency and that's exactly how it smells--- lots of chocoately goodness! It does have a lingering scent so if you're sensitive to scent, this may not be one for you. But for those who don't mind, the chocolate smell was delish. Knowing my reaction to the previous mask, I did wash off pretty much exactly at the 5 minute mark, just in case. I did feel like it was a little difficult to rinse, so I ended up using a washcloth to remove the last bit as it had dried down a touch in a couple of places. Now was it hydrating? Maybe a little. I wouldn't say there were overwhelming results though. So, while I did enjoy trying this one and would be open to trying it again in the future, I don't think I could justify the price tag given lackluster results. 

 

In helping to calm my skin last weekend after the pumpkin latte disaster, let me also sing the praises of this little guy: Patchology's Soothe Flashmasque

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I was somehow out of aloe masks in my stash and wanted something that would be soothing to use the following day, so ended up reaching for this since it does advertise a few soothing ingredients. And so glad I did! This was a really lovely mask. I left it on for longer than the 5 minutes it advertises and it left me with soft, soothed, hydrated skin with no trace of the redness from before. I'll definitely be picking up a few more of these!

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I didn't get a chance to try the sample of the chocolate mousse mask before it disappeared from my collection πŸ€” @quspork the results were pretty close to what I felt with the pumpkin latte mask, not as hydrating as I'd hoped but did smell delicious!! So sorry you had reactions to this mask

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Oh no, @lmaster - I hope you find your disappearing chocolate mask! It's so funny how some things just seem to have legs of their own sometimes. 

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@quspork  Oh no. I’m sorry pumpkin latte didn’t work for you. Super sad. The patchology mask sounds great! I definitely need to pick some up. I’ve been having strange reactions on my face lately from just driving home from work... sounds like it’s super soothing. 

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I'd definitely recommend checking out the patchology, @ather - hopefully it can help. Skin reactions are just no fun to deal with!

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Ohhh, sorry to hear the Eminence masks didn’t work out for you @quspork. 😒 Always good to have an aloe or soothing mask on hand. πŸ‘πŸΌ

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The chocolate was at least a nice "spa" experience even if the results weren't the best, @itsfi. I'm happy to take that from time to time, haha!

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Good outlook, as always @quspork❀️ The Eminence products have worked for me but that won't be the case for everyone. Chocolate face mask - it just sounds like it would be a nice experience, especially without the calories. πŸ€£

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Oh geez, I feel like I have so many aloe masks @quspork. Too bad I couldn't teleport some to you when you needed them. The chocolate mask sounds delicious though disappointing the results weren't worth the price. Hope you figure out what ingredient(s) made your skin angry so you can avoid them.

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Aw, thanks. I almost always have aloe masks on hand- there like my basic stash staple, LOL! But somehow, I didn't even notice that I'd run out, @ShortErica - that has since been rectified. 

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@quspork Loving the pumpkin mask.  

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Ouch @quspork . Sorry to hear of your reaction. The Patchology mask sounds nice. I haven't tried a mask from them that I didn't like.