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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: Rainbow ๐ŸŒˆ Week! Bring out the colorful masks in every hue - thank you to the vibrant @sonnydee for this weekโ€™s lively theme.

Letter of the Week:  Y

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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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Yes, chewables are life savers. I did get the Flintstones vitamins during my first trimester with both boys. {The girls didnt really give me any sickness} Any other swallowable prenatal vitamin would gag know..defeat the whole purpose of vitamins @Shosh85 

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@sonnydee you are too funny!! I'm loving the laneige too! 

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Thanks @lmaster most of the time i write my mask reviews while I'm laying in bed, waiting for the this works! Sleep spray to soothe me off to sleep. So if anything ever doesnt make sense. Just ignore it & move on๐Ÿ˜œ you say funny. I say rambling on..

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Catch up part 1: M & N / BIC made you do it! week


I finished the week before with a Mediheal meant for Glow and then continued on the Mediheal train. I'll repeat that the Mediheal A: PE mask sent to me in unicorn mail by the lovely @eshoe was the mask that won me over and then the sheet mask addiction started. Haha!


I took this Mediheal from a Masks of the Moves box


My face
I know it has been shared before but I'll share it again cause I still chuckle
This had an interesting smell, maybe a bit of package like scent. The fit was similar to other (I.P.I Ampoule Line Friends) - short on forehead but good overall. I did a 30 minute wear then placed it on my neck. It was dripping out of the package and there is a nice amount of extra serum to use (we'll get to that later). I had no tack and my skin looked nice and even. It lived up to its moisturizing claim (though I still put on moisturizer after) but not sure about the pore claims. I think I would need to use over time to give that a fair chance. A-

And to kinda duel with that one I did a different N.M.F. that I got off Amazon in a multi-version kit. Of course it isn't available anymore but these masks had a stellar price on them


My face
It was wider than the other Mediheal NMF, you should be able to tell easily with the picture. I was surprised by the quite different ingredient lists. It also touched my hairline which was slightly annoying but the philtrum was a better size though. It didn't have a prominent scent. In the package, I could sniff a combo of light floral + earthy. Wore 30 minutes I think (I don't have notes but that's what I tend to do if I can). I'm not sure that it firmed but my lines seemed a bit improved and for that I'll also give it an A-.

The first time I used it I graded it an A though I liked the Vita Lightbeam one better. I noted a floral scent then that apparently I couldn't smell as much this time. Hmm.. Always interested how retrying masks are so I figured I'd share.

Had I reviewed sooner, I think I'd have more to say but I wanted to just share the two ingredient lists in case anyone had opinions on why they were different when they are both Natural Moisturizing Factor masks. Even the "goals" on the masks seemed not in line.

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Back to even more Mediheal masks! So another from the multi-version pack was W.H.P. White Hydrating. I don't know what is in it, I should look at ingredients but the black material face masks tend to get along so well with my skin


My face
I'll repeat this too, I'm not sure if it is because of the color but even the same shape masks seem to fit a bit better when it is in a black material. I appreciate it whatever the reason. I wore the mask 30 minutes. It did have kind of a slight brown paper bag type of scent. Something about these masks always masks my skin look quite nice and I appreciated the evenness and whatever else it was giving my skin. I didn't have tack with this either. A-

I gave this one an A- last time but man, my notes are cracking me up "no scent out of package but when sniffed the package got an odd farm with a hint of floral scent" "No tack, helped with redness and fine lines, some sort of sensation when out of tub." I'm wondering if I felt cooling or heat but it did give good results both times so that's a win.

Also from the Mediheal pack was a Collagen mask which is the one from the pack I hadn't tried until now


My face
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This had a solid fit. There was a clean type of scent like laundry. Again, I think I did a 30 minute wear. It doesn't plump as much as wanted but skin looked even, and maybe firmed a bit. The not confident results make me sway between A- and B+. I did appreciate with the Mediheal imprint on all of these that I *know* which way to place the mask. ๐Ÿ˜‚

Off to dinner then I've got to catch up some more and read what I've missed!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

@ShortErica  Sounds like a good batch! Hmmm, I don't have any insight but it is pretty interesting how different the ingredients lists are on the NMF masks! I also never noticed that the Line Friends mask has Swiflet Nest Extract! 

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How did I overlook that @Shosh85!? I swear I thought I did a good job reading all of the lists to compare those two but missed it. That's a good one to point out since some maskers will want to avoid it.

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@ShortErica these all look awesome!! 

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Yeah, I'm glad I got to do most of them twice because it lets me see if my opinions were the same or switched up @lmaster ๐Ÿ˜Š

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A quartet, @ShortErica-some good skin love right there๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ Though yes...the longer you mask, the less tolerant you can become of that ubiquitous โ€˜laundryโ€™ scent. Still, considering that, these are some solid masks for everyday:)

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Definitely an enjoyable week of masking @eshoe!

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O is for The Orchid Skin

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Details: The Orchid Skin Hyaluronic Acid Mask is a soft, ultra thin "nude-cell" sheet mask saturated in a clear, lightweight watery essence that smells pleasantly of a blend of a light, slightly sweet lotion and a fresh, subtle fruity-floral scent that reminds me of pomelo.
What I Liked:
  • Adherence is superb - it literally feels like you are not wearing anything - love it! ๐Ÿ˜
  • Fit wasnโ€™t so bad; too large all around the perimeter of my face except the forehead area. The holes for the eyes and mouth were extra large too which were fine by me as I didnโ€™t have to make any adjustments except for the perimeter.
  • Results were outstanding - just the teensiest bit of tack to the touch after 30 minutes of wear and my skin looked and felt hydrated, plump and dewy. โค๏ธ
Area(s) for Improvement: If Iโ€™m being very picky, there could be more material for the area above the lip - itโ€™s a very thin strip that barely covers half of the length of the philtrum. Also, thereโ€™s added fragrance but as that is the last ingredient listed, itโ€™s not a significant issue for me personally.
Would I Repurchase?: In a heartbeat. ๐Ÿ’–


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I love how simple yet elegant your photo is!! @itsfi sounds like a beautiful mask

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Thank you @lmaster๐Ÿค— I find the packaging on this one to be very pretty; I was definitely drawn in by the aesthetics. ๐Ÿ˜ One of the stems from my orchid plant broke so I was trying to keep it going, and decided to use the broken stem in the photo.

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Wow, @itsfi, what a treat this mask must have been! Curious if you picked up the Collagen. Their eye patches look interesting, too.

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@eshoe, I have their eye masks and plan to give them a go this week, which I guess means I need to use them tonight or tomorrow. ๐Ÿ˜† I have a few other masks from the brand; I think the collagen mask is one of them. 

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@itsfi  -- Is Orchid the brand?  Does the mask have fragrance of any kind?  I would anticipate since it is based on a flower most likely but I like the review and orchids are good plants.  Try as I might I never could get mine to re-bloom the next season.  

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@MCSSavvy, sorry for the delay in responding; I haven't been online regularly over the last few days and just saw your post. The brand is The Orchid Skin. I just looked at the back of the packet and added fragrance is the last ingredient listed. It wasn't an issue for me with this mask but I do have occasionally have sensitivity to fragrance and I know others do as well. 


I love orchids. ๐Ÿ’– I've had the most success with orchids re-blooming with those that I place near a window that has access to a good source of light, somewhere where the plant gets some but not too much direct sunlight, if that makes sense. And if I'm consistent with feeding it, too - 2-3 ice cubes depending on how large the orchid plant is, once per week. I've had a couple that I've had to say 'good bye' to, but have had one that's been doing really well for a few seasons now. *fingers crossed it keeps its track record. 

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@itsfi  Thanks for the info!  Orchids are beautiful and so glad to hear you have had some success on getting a few of yours to rebloom.  I do not get very much natural light in my flat in part due to shade from the tree in front and also due to the direction my windows face.  When I moved to my current flat I had some small potted palms and z-plants.  Unfortunately, the squirrels took a liking and alas I have pots but no plants!  LOL!  I'll look into the mask you tried.  I'm allergic to fragrance but if it's really lightly scented I may be ok with it.  ๐Ÿ˜„  

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@itsfi  Sometimes the strip under the nose can be so skinny, it's a like thong for your face! ๐Ÿ˜‚ This one sounds wonderful! Happy to hear you'd repurchase in a heartbeat!

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Yessssss @Shosh85! You're a genius! That is an excellent way to describe it! ๐Ÿคฃ Whenever the strip covering the area above the lip is so thin I always wonder what happened at the design stage where they thought that would work?! Especially when there's so much extra width-wise all around and the length at the chin/jawline. Like, who thought making that strip just a bit larger than dental floss would make for good proportions?!!! ๐Ÿ˜†

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

Masks that make you hungry...



This was a light pink sheet with tons of extra clear bubbly serum in the package, I love how it had snips in most of the areas I would need to do myself, so that's a major plus for me! It's long at the chin area and did bunch in areas around the mouth, however it adhered very nicely to my under eyes and around my nose. The scent was great and fruity, watermelon did stand out more than anything. Wear time was 20 minutes, after removing,, my skin felt hydrated and moisturized and looked more vibrant and nourished,, very pleasantly surprised with this one!! I would love to add more to the family at some point, I didn't experience any tackiness or pilingIMG_20201005_211244102.jpg


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  • The eye patches I reach for most often.
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  • I wish my skin loved grapefruit as much as my nose does.
  • Thanks, YesStyle, for marring this packaging with your sticker.
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  • Again with the unfortunate sticker placement.
  • 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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