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

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Welcome to the 2022 Mask of the Week Challenge! We love hearing about every masking experience, on or off-theme, and suggestions are always welcome.

 

This Week’s Theme: Masks that would make a great Band Name 🎸πŸ₯πŸŽΆ - many thanks to the beautiful @PrettyPaint for the imaginative and fun challenge!

 

Letters of the Month: Q - 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!

2021 Mask of the Week Challenge:
Current Thread (Archived Schedule Below)

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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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@QueenMarceline 

Sorry these didn't work out for your.  I have a hard time keeping them on my face.

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@nuinui933 That's definitely tricky too haha!

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Oh no @QueenMarceline  A bad taste literally!  I tried to use a few lip masks like this... I should like them more since they prevent perpetual snacking, alas.. I'd rather snack.  I love the Bite lip masks for those super cold days as well.  I've been finding the Summer Friday's one a nice sub for variety if you happen upon them.  I wonder if a mask like the kokostar would work well if you put a lip oil or one of the other lip masks on first to help 'seal in' their properties?

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@missjeanie  I like snacking more too and talking so I know that these masks can be beneficial for both my dietary goals and also my chatter box-ness, haha! πŸ˜‚I will maybe try to use an oil next time, I put maracuja DE on my lips already religiously so I'll probably do that. πŸ™‚

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@QueenMarceline, ack! It's hard to not have some of the product "creep" into your mouth with a mask like this; sorry the taste was off-putting. I find these types of lip mask are more for entertainment than results; they can make cute gifts too.

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@itsfi Yes, I can definitely see that πŸ™‚ it was so huge on my mouth too.  I was like wow, even Donald Duck can wear this with ease. πŸ˜‚

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@QueenMarceline yikes!! Sorry it left a bad taste behind  

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@lmaster I'll maybe dabble in other brands to see if that's a universal type of thing or just this one. πŸ™‚

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@QueenMarceline I always find the lip sheet masks don't really do better than lip sleep masks as well - it always seems like a good idea but I agree they all leave a sort of funny taste and I'm not sure the hassle is worth it 

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@Kim888 This was honestly the first "lip sheet mask" I ever tried. Meh, not that impressed.

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Sheet MaskA for argan oil, B for bamboo sheet and vitamin B5, C for chamomile, D for daily mask, and E for essential oils and extra large size.   
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@Shosh85 and I were talking about online retailer iHerb on the thread the other day and it reminded me that I had a mask  from that site. In fact, I think the brand Idealove may be an iHerb brand. The soft, thin bamboo sheet of the Idealove Purple Flower Power Mask is exceptional - it adheres beautifully to the skin and wore comfortably for the entire half hour I had on the mask. Fit is overly large around the perimeter - about 1" - 1-1/2" too wide and long at the chin and across the nose bridge. Not dealbreakers in the least. The sheet is saturated in a clear, thin but not dripping essence that smells faintly herbaceous; there's quite a bit of extra essence in the packet as well. My skin quickly absorbed whatever essence remained after removing the mask. There's zero tack or stickiness, only softer, more hydrated, supple, and nourished skin. This is what I would consider a high-quality filler+ mask, one that I think would make a great addition to a hydrating skincare routine for all skin types (unless there's a sensitivity or allergy to any of the ingredients in the mask).
Hair Mask: C for celebrity line and a "sample" that will likely turn into a purchase after I get through my extra healthy supply of hair masks.  
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JVN Nurture Deep Moisture Mask 5 oz/ 147 mL was part of a sampler set I picked up last month (and that I recommend if you are interested in trying his hair care line) - JVN Complete Hydration Hair Set. The hair mask has the same fruity-floral scent as the shampoo from the Nurture line, but the fragrance in the hair mask is much more pronounced - that's not a bad thing in my eyes since I find the fruity-floral scents to be pleasant in general. As with the shampoo, the scent on this mask does not linger - there's zero trace of it after the product has been fully rinsed off.
 
Consistency-wise, this is the thickest of the products in the set, though by no means is that to say that it is unwieldy or exceedingly thick; it's just thicker than the other JVN products. Actually, if I compare it to some of the other hair masks I have, it's not really that thick. It's recommended to use this hair mask once per week, and in place of conditioner, so that is what I did last night and ... woah. πŸ˜ My hair feels light, silky, soft, shiny, and smooth after using the mask. No tangles, no frizz. And, what is this?! The hairs at the crown even have a little bit of fullness to it too - this is an area where historically my hair falls flat, so this is impressive in my eyes. My favorite product from the set is the conditioner (I think overall that product performed the best, providing my hair with some lovely movement and volume all throughout), with this hair mask being a close second. If I didn't have so many hair masks to work my way through, this deluxe sample would turn into a purchase in the near future. As I have a line of hair mask to use up first, it may be some time before I pick up a full size of this one, but it is certainly repurchase-worthy.
 

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@itsfi - the hair mask sounds nice.

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@eshores, it was. If I didn't have so many open hair masks that I need to work through, I might pick up a full size, but for now, I gotta focus on getting through some of the partially used hair masks in my stash first. πŸ˜†

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@itsfi so happy the hair care is working well for you 😊

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@lmaster, thank you! Working through my hair masks is one of my goals for this year and having a handful of good ones to rotate through is helpful. πŸ˜€ But for now, no more new ones, just need to focus on the ones I have, and there sure are a lot of them - hahaha!

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@itsfi I feel like I've been on that journey for months and months!! 🀣

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You and me both, @lmasterπŸ˜‚ I now know what a hamster feels like. πŸΉ

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Don't get me wrong, I like my hair masks, love many of them, but some days, no, make that most days, trying to get through them feels like an endless loop. πŸ˜¬

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@itsfi that's absolutely hilarious!!

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@itsfi  Oooh, I'm always excited to try new hair masks, and this one sounds wonderful! I added the set to my cart as soon as I read your review πŸ˜‚

 

I already got an online cart going at iHerb, so I might as well just add that sheet mask to it - it definitely sounds like something I'd like! πŸ˜ƒ

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ETA: @Shosh85, I don’t know if your local Sephora stocks JVN but if so and you can get to a store, it might be best for you to see if you’re okay with the scent on the hair mask. It’s not them overwhelming to me but it is on the stronger side. 

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@itsfi  Oh, thanks for the heads up! It's definitely a good idea to do a sniff test first πŸ‘ƒ

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