So, how have I been caring for my skin this past week?
Mask House: Black Charcoal Purifying Element Mask
I love black charcoal sheet masks. They always feel thick, but are so soaked with essence they cling to my face and form to its shape without even the tiniest issue. My face also seems to respond the most to charcoal masks. After three weeks of only washing my face a few times a week and nothing else (no masks, serums, toner - nothing) this was the first mask I used, and I can't believe the difference it made in the 30 minutes I had it on. After I removed it my face appeared brighter, my pores looked better, and my face looked less tired and dehydrated. My acne minimized dramatically overnight after using this mask, too.
Benton: Snail Bee High Content Mask Pack
This is a repeater, but this is the last one I had on hand. Many of you may already know (if you've read past mask stash posts or my Instagram) that this mask is a good preventative treatment for me. It does help heal anything brewing on my skin at the time, but it also helps clarify and brighten my skin, so I try to use one every week or two. However, since I do not trust Benton anymore, I do not know if I will place a new order for these yet or not.
Girl'sDay: Collagen Sheet Mask (Protect & Healing Day)
This mask smelled kinda spicy. I've noticed this smell in other ginseng masks, so I'm sure that's what the smell is. This mask was very cooling, which was so refreshing after spending a majority of the day working out in the sun (we've been cleaning up my grandma's farm the past couple weeks). My skin was so rough and dehydrated (like it had weathered from the sun) but this mask brought some life back to it with nice hydration, which gave a plumping effect. This was a very soothing and hydrating mask.
My Scheming: Bulgarian Rose Whitening Mask
This mask smelled amazing, just like roses. It was such a heavenly luxurious scent, it felt so relaxing and calming - this is probably the closest to a spa experience I will ever be. The mask itself was thin, it came with a plastic backing that was peeled away, and once applied it really clung to my face well. While thin, it was a durable material that felt very soft and comfortable. It has soaked with essence, I was able to leave this mask on for about 45 minutes without using a cover before it started to dry out. It left my skin hydrated, brightened, and plump.
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