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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.

 

***Sneak Peek: Thank you to all who shared your ideas for the 2023 Mask of the Week Challenge! 

You will find it below to begin your planning. If you have another idea, please PM me.

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This Week’s Theme: Detox Dandies

 

Letters of the Month: V - Z

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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’—

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

@QueenMarceline, I occasionally see a mini / deluxe sample size of it available in the Rewards Bazaar online or in stores (for 100 points). Laneige may also put out sets during the holiday that includes this cica mask.I've also seen full sizes at TJ Maxx / Marshalls from time to time.

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@itsfi This picture oh my!!!!

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Oh my goodness, thank you @Samtian! πŸ˜ƒ I’m not great with multi masks shots - I haven’t found a look/feel I like or am comfortable with - so that means a lot. πŸ’š 

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@itsfi @How does the axis y compare to the PTR cucumber mask? It sounds very similar ! 

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@Kim888, to me, compared with the PTR cucumber mask, the Axis-Y mask is the better of the two. The cooling and calming of the Axis-Y mask is nice and while it’s not a standout when it comes to hydration, I do feel some hydration. Whereas with the PTR cucumber, it’s a β€œmeh” mask for me - it doesn’t irritate my skin but I don’t feel like it really does anything for it either. I’ve tried it on several occasions over the years as I know it is a hit with many. It seems like that’s the same for me and all the gel masks from the brand πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ - the standouts for me from PTR  are the pumpkin mask and the Irish moor mud mask. 

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@itsfi @Thank you for the review! I also agree the PTR cucumber mask is very meh and the pumpkin is really the only one I like from the line so it’s good to hear this one is better! I’ll check it out ! 

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Week’s Theme: Morning Masking

Letters of the Month: E - I

Eminence Snow Mushroom & Reishi Face Mask 

 

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My Thoughts:

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This theme is on point because this is the perfect morning-time (and any time) mask. I'm pretty sure I have posted about it before but the theme was right and I happened to use it in the morning this week, how much more could the stars align? I don't know if it's just me, but I usually prefer to use sheet masks in the night time oppose to the morning, especially if I have somewhere to be. I feel like the serum absorbs best into the skin overnight in order to have the best results the following morning. Plus, many sheet masks leave behind a tackiness that can lead to looking overly shiny. This is the perfect mess-free mask. This comes in more of a soft-putty texture that needs a tiny bit of hot water in order to turn into it's mask form. Once the mask is mixed to the right consistency it levels out to a near translucent form while going on-to the point where it's difficult to tell you're even wearing a mask when it dries down. Another wonderful thing about this mask is that it has a very natural, light smell that can barely be picked up by the nose, it's perfect for those who don't like a fragranced mask. Upon putting on the mask, it's extremely comfortable compared to many traditional masks, it does not dry down to a crisp or have a tacky feeling-it truly almost feels like applying warm, soft lotion to the face. I truly think that this is the perfect mask for people who are sensitive or apprehensive of how their skin handles masks. It's honestly hands-down the most gentle mask I have ever tried and whenever I have a flare-up or skin sensitivity issues this is the only mask I reach for that I know for a fact will not further irritate my skin. The total wear time for this mask was about 30 minutes but because of it's comfortability you can certainly get away with wearing it for much longer. After removing this face mask, my skin always feels instantly soft, smooth and nourished. Furthermore, this mask targets inflammation, de-puffing skin and removing impurities making it a great AM mask to reach for :). I was introduced to the Eminence brand by my cosmetologist who uses many of their products during my facials. Not every single product is a hit but this one has been hands down my favorite mask from this line. I really love that this entire brand is organic and that they make a variety of very unique skin care products. I must add that this particular mask is on the pricey side, but due to it's great consistent results and versatility I will always continue to repurchase and recommend. 

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@QueenMarceline  This mask sounds wonderful! I've tried a few things from this brand and have enjoyed them all - will definitely have to add this one to my list! πŸ˜ƒ

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@Shosh85 I've been liking them quite a bit so far, great and unique products. Anything you recommend for me to try out next? πŸ™‚

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This mask is very intriguing, I have heard very good things about snow mushrooms as an ingredient with really nice benefits for our faces πŸ’— btw your photos are stunning!

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@CynthieLu Hahah, full disclose it was an image from the internet because I was too lazy to take my own photo πŸ€£ but I still wholeheartedly recommend this mask 

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Lmao @QueenMarceline well you picked a good one πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‚

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@QueenMarceline, have you tried mixing or layering Eminence masks? When I get a facial at a spa that carries Eminence products, the aesthetician always mixes a couple of masks from the brand. I think I’ve tried this mask but it was mixed with another one.

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@itsfi I actually have not tried that. I think this mask is so versatile and neutral that it could likely be mixed with each and every single mask. I definitely have to try that! πŸ™‚

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@QueenMarceline  Sounds amazing!! 

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@ather Definitely worth trying out. This one is currently gearing up to be my favorite mask of 2022. 

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I love the pic, @QueenMarceline!

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@CookieGirl1 Thanks me too! πŸ™‚ Not my picture ~full disclosure~

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@QueenMarceline this one sounds perfect for irritated skin!

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@lmaster It really is πŸ™‚

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@QueenMarceline Whoa that photo is stunning. 

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