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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: Masks that Make You Hungry ๐Ÿ˜‹Is it the scent..or the packaging? Which masks make you crave a yummy treat? It is no surprise that this weekโ€™s delicious theme is brought to you by none other than @itsfi! ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿต

Letter of the Week:  U

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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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Salmon egg extract for gross week ๐Ÿ˜‰๐ŸŸ




Foreverskin Salmon Pore Care Mask

This is a medium thickness black cotton sheet mask that was drenched with a super sudsy serum. It had a pleasant scent that smelled mostly sweet/fruity to me, but there may have been just a hint of floral. It had a great fit, just a tad too long at the chin. It adhered well and the soft stretchy cotton was comfortable to wear the half hour I had it on. I pressed in leftover serum that was just very slightly tacky but it all absorbed in less than 10 minutes. My face looked a smidge brighter, and my skin felt hydrated and soft and smooth.

I might not be the best person to put the pore claims to test, since that's not really a problem area for me, but I did love the results I got! This is the second Salmon mask from the line that I've tried so far, and they were both great, though I do think I liked the whitening version a bit more.

The long ingredient list:



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Hmm..sounds great @Shosh85 but it's good to know you liked the whitening version more.

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@ShortErica  There are still two others from the line I need to try, but I'm pretty positive I'll be repurchasing the whitening one ๐Ÿ˜ƒ



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@Shosh85 I'm legit intrigued.  I've never heard of a salmon mask before.

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@CookieGirl1  I was intrigued by it too! It seems like the weirdest and most unique ingredients give the best results! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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@Shosh85 I'm not sure why since it's salmon egg, but I picture pieces of smoked salmon laid out on your face lol.  I used a mask with salmon roe in it as well yesterday and I would't mind trying out more so I was glad to hear that you like this one! 

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@missjeanie  Haha! Right?! That's exactly how I pictured it too! ..... I'm pretty adventurous, but I don't think I'd go that far! ๐Ÿ˜‚

Glad to hear you had a good experience with the ingredient as well! 

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Iโ€™m even more interested in this unique ingredient now that I know it is @Shosh85-approved! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿค” I may also look at certain sushi items differently now. ๐Ÿฑ ๐Ÿ˜† I am pretty sure I picked up a mask with this ingredient earlier in the year because I was a little curious; may have to sneak that one in the queue for this year now. 

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@itsfi  When I first got into the masking game, I would've never thought of putting that ingredient on my face..... but here we are ๐Ÿ˜‚ I'd definitely love to try more from the line and just more with that ingredient in general, because so far I'm loving it!

Also, speaking of sushi, this is what their eye patches look like๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿ˜ƒ


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Hahahaha @Shosh85! Those eye patches are hilarious! ๐Ÿ˜‚ I must have them. ๐Ÿ˜ Iโ€™m going to start a new list - masks worth breaking your โ€œmask no buyโ€ - and these are going on that list! Theyโ€™re just too funny, and kinda cute. Iโ€™m also going to give myself an one-time (but just one) pass from now through the end of the year to break my sheet mask no-buy. 

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@itsfi  I'll definitely be buying more of those eye patches! Not only are they cute, but they work great too!

.... and yay! for more sheet mask buying! I love looking at people's sheet mask hauls and I'll definitely be curious to see what you pick up! Not that I need any more, but I feel a mask haul coming too - now that I'm buying more singles and less packs, it won't add up as quickly ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Alaskan salmon is the best ๐Ÿคค but this would be hard for me to wear @Shosh85 ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฑgood pick!

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@sonnydee  I love both eating it and wearing it! Haha! Seriously though, they have given me some great results, - but I can totally understand why someone wouldn't want to try it 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!

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@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

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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

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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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