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

***2022 Mask of the Week Challenge***

Open for input and suggestionsπŸ‘‡πŸΌ

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

 

This Week’s Theme: β„️ Wintery Holiday Masks - It’s the Most wonderful time of the year! Thank you lovely @LilaMJ for this new challenge❄️

Letter of the Week:  V

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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’—

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

@lmaster, I was really hoping this mask would be great, as well. I had been on the lookout for it for a while so when this 'ultra moisturizing' popped back on the shelves at a small local boutique, I grabbed it. It's not bad; maybe I just overhyped "ultra moisturizing" in my mind. Onto the next sheet mask . . . πŸ˜†

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P is for Panda 🐼

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  • this was a white medium thickness sheet with a super cute panda print
  • Fit was not the best, good ol airplane wings πŸ˜† and it was bunchy around the chin
  • Scent I could pick up light fruit/ typical sheet mask scent blended together 🀷
  • Wear time was 20 minutes
  • Results,,, well not super hydrated or moisturized more like that cleansed feeling, maybe the alcohol in the ingredients helps make the skin more twords matte? I didn't get over dry skin, it actually helped my skin, my skin did have a glow to it as well
  • No tackiness
  • Repurchase? Ehhh probably not, mostly the material is not me favoriteIMG_20211013_081154242.jpg

     

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

That looks much cuter on you than it did on me, @lmaster πŸ˜‚ You make a great panda!!

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Awwww thank you! @eshoe you sooooo make a good panda too 😘

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@lmaster, what a cute panda print. πŸΌ

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It is @itsfi decent mask absolutely

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From last week's P masks, P for pearls

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This light, thin, soft and delicate 100% silk material of the Lovemore Black Pearls True White Mask Sheet feels wonderful against the skin and gently hugs the contours of my face, despite the overly large perimeter and narrow openings for the eyes and mouth, the latter of which was simply a slit across the sheet. The clear, watery and very runny essence had a noticeable, but quickly dissipating scent that was neither remarkably pleasant nor grossly offensive. 30 minutes of wear left my skin hydrated and plump, with zero tack or stickiness
 
Best suited for
This mask is probably better suited year-round for those with normal to oily or combination (leaning oily) skin. For those with dry or dehydrated skin, this is a decent mask for hydration, though one that may be better for that skin type in the warmer months. All in all, this wasn't a bad mask, but it wasn't particularly standout either. 
 
Areas for Improvement:
If I were to make suggestions for areas for improvement (other than size of the mask), I'd recommend that the openings for the eyes and mouth be enlarged, that the stated claim be changed to brightening (instead of whitening), and either to change the name to include just a generic "brightening and clearing" reference, or to not tout black pearls as the key / main / star ingredient if the formula will stay the same - as currently written, black pearl, the key ingredient is the 31st of 33 ingredients listed, just ahead of two preservatives found in skincare -  potassium sorbate and sorbic acid. I guess I should be happy that the preservative ingredients were at the end. 

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@itsfi - wow. That's impressive that you keep a journal of all your masks. Your penmanship is beautiful! πŸ˜

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@eshores, thank you! 😊 I just recently started keeping a handwritten journal for my sheet masks. Before, I kept my notes on a spreadsheet on my computer. I still have an online spreadsheet of my notes. I started keeping a handwritten journal after I went through all my pre-2021 sheet mask purchases. It can take up some time but over time I’ve narrowed the things I want to track so that makes it easier. I try to go back every so many days to highlight which of those masks are the real standouts. Those get transferred into my online notes, along with the few that are a hard β€œno” for me. 

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β€œLove, like or loathe” - at least it wasn’t the latter of the three, @itsfi πŸ˜³ It sounds pleasant enough, and yes…way to look at the bright side, at least the star ingredient skipped ahead of the preservativesπŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

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@eshoe, I like Lovemore masks and this one was fine; just very disappointing that the ingredient highlighted is so far down the list. 

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Sorry it wasn't a stand out @itsfi 

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@lmaster, it's fine. Not all masks can be standout ones, right?! It didn't irritate my skin or cause any negative results, so that's a win. I really like the material of the Lovemore masks so it was  disappointing about the results and where the "main" ingredient ended up falling in the list - I mean, 31 out of 33?!! 

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@itsfi  it’s to bad the main ingredient is so low on the list. 

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@ather, it was a letdown, but I remind myself that there are plenty of other sheet masks out there just waiting to be purchased and used. πŸ˜† Then I have to remind myself again that I don't need to pick them all up at once. hahaha! 

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I wasn't sure where to post this, but I thought members on this thread would be interested in this deal: mine arrived but I haven't tried them yet.
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@Ispend2much6, I hope the mask works out for you. My recollection is that a few of us here have tried this mask and other ones within the brand's Dream Garden collection and found them to be nice. This particular Elderflower is the only one from that series has a print / illustration on it. 

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@itsfi  Good to know, thanks!

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Saturday evening masking, with a couple of Pinks thrown in for β€œP”

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I have had this pretty little CrΓ¨me Shop Dead Sea Mud Mask with French Pink Clay and Rose-Hip Oil set aside for when my skin needed some extra-special detox (thank you @Shosh85!). It is a light-medium consistency, smooth clay that was, as far as I could tell, unscented. The packet held the perfect amount to cover my skin generously. I left it on around 15 minutes before it began to dry down. After it was completely removed, I examined my skin, which felt softened and appeared slightly brightened. This would be a nice little addition for a traveling kit!

It is time to finish this little tube of SEPHORA COLLECTION Lip Balm & Scrub Rose, so I am double-layering in hopes of adding more empties to my totals before year-end. I topped it with the ILIA Lip Wrap Overnight Treatment 0.34 oz/ 10 mL, which is just the right amount of nourishing, long-lasting lip protection I need for the evening.

Finally, a repeat for me of the 107 Beauty Avocado Cuddle Sheet Mask. It reminds me in fit of the Etude House Airy Fit line. It is a thin cellulose, absolutely drenched in a milky rich serum. Tucked inside this goodness is their core ingredient, handmade, 7-year aged vinegar, in addition to 17 different amino acids. This mask is so incredibly comfortable that I generally leave it on 45 minutes, if not longer. There is enough serum in packet for an extra patting down half-way through, and I am sure to extract every last drop ☺️ After removing, my skin is visibly plumped (wish that would last more than an evening, ha!) and smoothed. I have a couple of these remaining from a ten-pack, and would buy them again in a heartbeat.

Ingredients:
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Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Niacinamide, Propanediol, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Fruit Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polyglyceryl-3 Methylglucose Distearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Arginine, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Carbomer, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Allantoin, Sorbitan Stearate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Butylene Glycol, Dipropylene Glycol, Adenosine, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Coptis Japonica Root Extract, Schisandra Chinensis Fruit Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Sucrose Cocoate, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Xylitylglucoside, Anhydroxylitol, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Xylitol, Juniperus Mexicana Oil, Glucose, Caprylyl Glycol, Glycine, Serine, Glutamic Acid, Vinegar, Aspartic Acid, Leucine, Alanine, Lysine, Tyrosine, Phenylalanine, Proline, Threonine, Valine, Isoleucine, Histidine, Cysteine, Methionine.
 

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@eshoe, I remember that pink mud mask from The Creme Shop being a nice one; glad to hear it's one your skin enjoyed. 

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I have a green one as well, @itsfi, so it will be interesting to compare the two. Reminds me a little bit of the Sephora clay masksπŸ’•

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