Cosrx: Ultimate Nourishing Rice Overnight Spa Mask
50g; Made in Korea
Purpose: Your ultimate at home spa treatment. This nourishing overnight spa mask is formulated with 65% rice extract and natural ingredients to gently brighten, nourish and hydrate your complexion as you sleep. Enjoy the pleasures of having a more radiant, healthy and even skin tone and kiss that dull, dry, uneven complexion goodbye.
To Use: Sleeping Pack: Apply as the last step in your skincare routine over your face. Wash off in the morning. Wash Off Pack: Apply mask and wait 15 minutes, rinse off with warm water or toner. Cream: Use as the last step in your skincare routine, and apply makeup afterwards.
Ingredients: Oryza sativa (rice) extract (65%), butylene glycol, glycerin, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, betaine, niacinamide, dimethicone, 1,2-hexanediol, cetearyl olivate, sorbitan olivate, elaeis guineensis (palm) oil, guineensis (palm) kernel oil, hydroxyethyl acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, cetearyl alcohol, ethylhexylglycerin, arginine, carbomer, allantoin, xanthan gum
[Cosdna Analysis] (notable ingredients = green, potentially irritating ingredients = red)
Description: Cosrx uses very simple packaging, which I like - it looks beautiful and can be easily decorated with Cosrx stickers! The Ultimate Nourishing Rice Overnight Spa Mask is no exception - it has a black metal lid and a white plastic jar with a simple label printed on one side.
|pea-sized amount of rice mask|
My Skin: I have 29 year old, oily, acne prone, dehydrated, sensitive skin. I experience hormonal acne due to PCOS as well as cystic acne. I am currently using a Curology prescription that includes Tretinoin.
Performance: As I mentioned above, this mask is a little thick, but it does spread out easily onto the skin. I use a small pea-sized amount for my whole face, and it spreads thin and feels like it should absorb easily.
|thin layer of mask spread out on my hand|
Over the 4 days I tested this out my skin developed dry flakey patches and also new cystic acne (which I haven't experienced in weeks) as well as several new whiteheads (most small and easy to drain). My first night not using this mask I woke up to most of my dry patches looking just slightly red and no longer flaky, and my skin does not feel tight anymore.
Verdict: This cream just isn't for me. I know many people have great success with it, even others with oily skin, but something about it makes my skin very upset.
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