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๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ˜Œ Mask of the Week Challenge ๐Ÿ˜Œ๐Ÿ’–

If you havenโ€™t joined in yet, better late than never!


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: Blind Pick Your Mask! @veronika23 gave us this weekโ€™s daring challenge. Thank you bringing a little suspense into masking, lovely!๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

Letter of the Week:  F

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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, 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:

2019 Mask of the Week Challenge:

2018 Mask of the Week Challenge:   

Thank you @Aaliaa for starting this thread, and giving us a place to share our love for masks๐Ÿ’—

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

Good luck with the other two ๐Ÿคž or maybe not, if your goal might be to not repurchase @lmaster 

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

@ShortErica unless they start selling them as singles that probably won't be too tempting to repurchase the set at this point

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Ick that smell does not sound good @lmaster - sorry it was disappointing ! Hopefully the others will be better 

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Yeah it was not what I expected @Kim888 ๐Ÿ˜”

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Also from last week, figured it isn't in that same line of Mitomo so I'd make a different post, is the Diamond Essence - thanks for sending it to me @eshoe!




My face


Since I forgot to mention it below, eye flaps - oh, I just don't understand. All folded down nicely but I'd rather just have a complete eye hole with no flap. The scent was baby powder with perfume for me. The fit seemed good - less folding and didn't get into my hair. I wore it 30 minutes. Shame on me - I did not look for brightness but the big yes! moment for me was that I had a hard pimple I had popped a few days earlier that left a little red dot by my upper lip that was driving me nuts and after wearing the mask, it looked smaller and less red. A-. I thought my face looked good but I was distracted by other results. I do wish the scent was less prominent on it. I kinda want to try it again and look for brightness. I still have a little extra serum in the pack - perfect for a morning use so maybe I can test if there is radiance from it. I'll share what I find or if someone else has used it, let me know what you saw for results - thanks!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

@ShortErica  Boo! to the scent, but yay! for your blemish looking better! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ™Œ

I know exactly what kind of scent you're talking about, and it's definitely not my favorite either ๐Ÿคฎ

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

The eye flaps @ShortErica ๐Ÿ™„ The last thing I want in my eyes is serum, yikes! You are a good sport, finding the silver lining in an otherwise marginal mask:)

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@eshoe thanks! It is nice getting to be picky so I don't need to buy them all.

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@ShortErica I've only tried one,, maybe two different variations of this mask. I would be curious to try the others. Good to know they are all pretty similar

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

Yeah, I'm all for gotta try them all @lmaster. If only TJ Maxx/Marshalls sold a variety pack vs 10 of the same mask.

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@ShortErica I wish I had the time to just lay down with the eye flaps actually covering my eyes

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Seriously @lmaster @ShortErica who does that๐Ÿ˜‚ 

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I'm embarrassed to say that I am one of those who does that.... @eshoe @lmaster @ShortErica  I'm totally weird I know!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

Donโ€™t be embarrassed @Weetart- good for you!!! Itโ€™s a treat and you should be able to enjoy it as you wishโ˜บ๏ธ

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

I think if I didn't have 5&6 year old boys @Weetart @eshoe @ShortErica I would be able to.... Future goals!!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

Or lucky @Weetart! I tend to multi-task while I mask. ๐Ÿ™‚

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

@eshoe @lmaster seriously, if elected I will add an extra hour to every day just for masking with eye flaps! ๐Ÿ˜‚ Though I would propose eye flaps fold down from the top instead. ๐Ÿคทโ€โ™€๏ธ

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

For Masking Duel II Week I finally got into my stash of Mitomo masks. I was sent a variety in unicorn mail from @missjeanie@Shosh85 and @faeriegirl so I never felt tempted to buy 10 packs at Marshalls/TJ Maxx


Here's the variety for the week:



Close-ups and pictures of the back of the packages


My faces


I'll start off with my rating B+. Being honest, I went in with not the best expectations. Seeing these at Marshalls/TJ Maxx, I googled and found a blog discussing each of the masks in this line and the review had really mixed results. Also seeing @quspork's recent review also tempered hopes to be wowed. After trying them, I really think the only big difference I could tell between them was the scent.

  • Collagen + Lithospermum - familiar floral scent - not rose, why can't I determine it, maybe it's a floral clean scent
  • Royal Jelly + Cherry Blossoms - very plain like paper plus a small hint of cherry, in the package I could get more of the cherry scent but as a more subtle scent it better person, I enjoyed the level on the mask itself
  • Gold + Cherry Blossoms - strong cherry with a hint of earthiness
  • Camellia Flower Oil + Matcha - I'm not sure what matcha smells like but I can see it as part that and part floral


So now with the similarities. The material seemed fine and folded where I need it to to make a decent fit though they did get into the hairline on the sides. Not that big of a deal but I don't have a small face so if you do, just something to note. I wore them all around 25 minutes (recommended time was 20-30) and thought it was the right amount. The nose area tended to get dry around the 15-20 minute mark. In general I had a very light tack that went away. I think that some had a little less or more though moral of the story is good after face feel as opposed to some super tacky masks - looking at you TCS Clear Up Skin. My face looked nice and fresh after. I didn't notice anything with fine lines or plumping or super moisturizing - not that they made any of those claims. There wasn't much extra serum but that's okay. Overall, I'd say it is a fine mask. I wouldn't purchase them. Definitely one of those where a 10 pack isn't for me. If one crossed my path, I would use it.

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

@ShortErica  Love that you dueled these! I unfortunately had bought a few 10 packs of these, and while they're decent filler masks, I definitely didn't need that many! ๐Ÿ˜‚ Glad you could try a nice variety of them without committing to 10 packs! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ‘

I really love the artwork on these!

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

I feel like sometimes 10 packs are risky but at least they will be used though not a favorite @Shosh85

Re: 2020 Mask of the Week Challenge

I am also cast a vote as the royal jelly and cherry one being nice, the relaxing factor and price point for the amount of hydration is why I think it would make a good filler mask. @ShortErica 


FYI matcha is a ground green tea powder.