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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


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:


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:   


Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

This one is not on theme, but I really wanted to try it out



Oh my gosh!! This is one I will purchase after trying this sample. It is a thicker pink cream with bits of strawberry to exfoliate. I lathered this on my face and waited about 15 minutes. The scent is out of this world!!! I think most of you know I'm a sucker for delicious scents and this one is ahhhhmazing!! I took my damp makeup eraser and removed the mask, my skin felt so extremely soft and hydrated!! Winner winner!!

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@lmaster  Oh nice! This one certainly does sound amazing! So happy to hear you loved it! It's funny, I was tempted to get this one, but I'm not a fan of rhubarb so I just couldn't ๐Ÿ˜‚ I'll be going back and ordering more samples once I get through the first round, so I'll probably pick it up then. ๐Ÿ‘

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@Shosh85 oh my gosh!! Strawberry ice cream.... strawberry frosting.... ๐Ÿ˜‹

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Oooooh, this one does smell amazing @lmaster! โ™ฅ๏ธ It makes me think of this strawberry rhubarb cupcake that was a special offering from a cupcake truck near an old work site. ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿง I know, food is always close to my mind. Especially when it comes to masks, it seems. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Eminence also makes a strawberry rhubarb exfoliating powder.

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@itsfi trust me,,, it took everything in me to convince my brain it's not edible!! 

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@lmaster ugh I saw @Shosh85โ€™s haul about these samples and I was soooooo envious of you two! Strawberry rhubarb pie is one of my favorites, I can only imagine how delicious this must be ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿคฉ

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Oh my goodness!!! @eshoe it was so hard to convince myself,,, this is not frosting!!! ๐Ÿคฃ

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For P & K / Forgotten Wonders week


First up was the 7 wonders mediterranean mask sent to be by @eshoe. She sure has shared a wonderful range of masks and introduced me to different styles and materials. Biocellulose is always awesome and I wonder why I waited


Bad news picture of my face is missing from my phone. The fit was good but it did have fold over spots around my nose and chin. The biocellulose was sandwiched between two layers to help you apply. I wore it for 25 minutes but couldn't do my usually neck trick because of the material. I had a strong whiff of floral out of the packet which was intriguing considering there was no scent during wear and the packet itself only lightly smelled floral. Afterward I felt some tack but it faded and was gone with moisturizer. I used extra serum (which was kind of leaning gel vs serum texture) on neck, dรฉcolletage, and hands. The ingredients looked good though sometimes my skin is fine with a bit of witch hazel and other times not. This one worked well, my skin looked nice and I enjoyed it. I feel a bit bad about the waste with two coverings but you truly can tell the difference in the Leaders lines and that this (Insolution) is superior to the Mediu ones I have. A-

Next were some eye masks from @faeriegirl - Panda Eye Essence Mask


I always compare to the Skyn Iceland and was a bit disappointed these weren't the sticker kind but they showed me!

My face
These stayed in place during wear and let me tell you I went way way way past the wear time recommended. They have a gold serum and the scent was unique and I couldn't pinpoint it. They temporarily plumped lines though later (thanks car mirror) they didn't look as great as maybe my bathroom mirror made it appear. They definitely provided a nice brightening too. I also appreciated there was some extra serum to use another day. A different kind from my preference but I was impressed. A-

And for a forgotten mask..oh yeah, remember I did all those Mediheal masks a few weeks ago, well I saved their combined serum in a jar and added a cotton mask round from @eshoe. I meant to do it during that week and refound it on my counter

My face
I think I drenched it in the right amount of serum because with a little spritz of the Avene facial water (thanks @lmaster) before placing it on my skin, it had a good 20 minute wear. The scent was not distinguishable (kinda floral and clean I think) since it was everything combined but it didn't stay around. My skin looked nice afterward but I don't know what the results should have been. It is always a decent way to use some extra serum and makes me appreciate the amount of serum required for face masks. I wish the fit was a bit better, the gaps by the sides of the nose annoy me but let's be honest, the occasional frankenmask is fun to do. B

Last up was a Kina jelly mask from @emaisgr8 


My face
I am so for jelly masks and they might be one of my favorite kinds. Something about the thickness of the jelly soaking in is very satisfying. Also there tends to be extra jelly (spoiler - there was a ton) which can be used later. The mask had a decent fit though it touched my hair on the sides. It had a floral scent. I wore it 25 minutes and then applied on the neck while the jelly residue on my face absorbed. My skin was sticky and it lingered even with moisturizer. My skin did look nice and was hydrated. I was able to use the extra jelly two separate days and both times had that sticky feeling. The other tweaks like touching my hair and the floral scent (just not my preference) would make it an A- mask on my scale but the sticky quality bumps it down to a B+. Still a good mask in the scheme of all the masks I've tried. I have some SNP jelly masks from @missjeanie to use and compare this week so I'm excited to see how I feel about this brand.

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

@ShortErica  The fraken mask sounds like  fun experiment! Glad it turned out decent!

I really enjoyed those eye patches too! I agree though, they'd be perfect if they were the sticker type! Happy to hear they worked for you! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ


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@Shosh85 I'm thinking I'll use the tabs when I'm working though what I bought in 10 packs. That way I'm merging all the same serum. Though I'm sure more frankenmasks will be in my future too ๐Ÿ˜

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Love those panda eye masks @ShortErica 

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Iโ€™ve been curious about that Kina one, @ShortErica - thank you for sharing your thoughts on it! The Panda eye masks are very pleasant, I agree ๐Ÿ˜Š


Happy to hear that the Leaders worked for you. When is still my favorite biocell, but this line is lovely, too.

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You're welcome @eshoe. From this Kina mask I'd considering taking another to try out of MOtM but wouldn't buy a 10-pack if I saw it at TJ Maxx if that makes sense.

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Yes it does, @ShortErica. 10-packs are such a gamble unless you have others willing to play a masking guessing game๐Ÿคท๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

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J is for Jelly




Holika Holika Milky Lemon Jelly Sheet Mask

This is a thin, meshy cotton sheet mask that was saturated with a clear jelly serum and had a creepy character design on it. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿฅด It smelled like a typical sheet mask, with maybe a hint of lemon in there. I didn't really smell anything while the mask was on. The fit was a little off - too long at the chin, and the mouth part didn't line up right, so the strip between the nose and lip kept getting into my mouth - so I just chopped it off. The adherence was ok, except for the chin that didn't seem to want to stay put. I kept the mask on for about 25 minutes, when the chin just completely stopped sticking. There was some light tackiness after removing that absorbed in less than 10 minutes. My face looked a smidge brighter/less dull and my skin felt nicely moisturized and had a nice glow.

I really enjoyed the results from this one and love the jelly serum. I would use this one again but probably wouldn't repurchase because it wasn't the most comfortable mask to wear and just  wasn't anything super amazing.

My face: (is this picture showing up?I've been having trouble posting)



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Give me a lemon scent @Shosh85 ๐Ÿ˜† 

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@lmaster  Haha! Right? I was really hoping for a nice lemon scent, but at least it didn't smell like a lemon cleaner! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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The package is intriguing @Shosh85. Too bad it wasn't comfy. Otherwise it sounds enjoyable.

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@ShortErica  Im sure I bought these because of the packaging ๐Ÿ˜‰ For some reason I never expect a character mask to be comfortable ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿป It was a fun one though!

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Lemon jelly sounds like it would be such a great combo; if only it wore more comfortably @Shosh85! ๐Ÿ˜” 

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@itsfi  Love jelly masks - especially during warmer weather! I mainly bought this because it said "jelly" and because of the cute character on the packaging - too bad the mask itself wasn't as cute, but at least it was good for a laugh! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • 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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