Mask Monday: Neutrogena Deep Clean Purifying Peel Off

Claims –Unclog pores –Leaves skin clear & soft –Remove excess oil, dirt, and impurities –Easily peels off, no rinsing required Price –$2.50 at Wal Mart –$2.99 at Walgreens Pros –Affordable –Oil free –Smells good –Pretty color –Easily accessible –Easy to peel off –Cooling sensation when applied –Non-comedogenic –Leaves skin soft & smooth –Ingredients: lactic acid, AHAs, glycolic acid Cons –Single use only –Not cruelty free … Continue reading Mask Monday: Neutrogena Deep Clean Purifying Peel Off

Mask Monday: Sleeping Masks

What are they? A sleeping mask is used as the last step of your skincare routine to provide added moisture, brighten & purify, and help seal in your serum, oil, and moisturizer. Different masks have different ingredients so depending on that, you can use more of less frequently. You can use over a moisturizer or in place of, up to you. I, personally, don’t like … Continue reading Mask Monday: Sleeping Masks

Mask Monday: Physicians Formula Refreshment Cucumber & Bamboo Clay

Claims –Cream-to-clay formula –Never over dries or cracks –Transforms into a foam when rinsed Price –$9.95 at physiciansformula.com –0.6 oz Product Range –3  :: cucumber & bamboo, white halloysite, rose Pros –Packaging –Vegan –Cruelty free –Paraben free –Gluten free –Hypoallergenic –Healthy ingredients :: cucumber, aloe vera, cooling peppermint, bamboo shoot, glacier water –Left skin smooth –Easy to remove –Didn’t leave skin feeling dry or stripped … Continue reading Mask Monday: Physicians Formula Refreshment Cucumber & Bamboo Clay

Mask Monday: Origins Clear Improvement

Claims –Purifying mask that deep cleans and visibly reduces pores –Flush out toxins and dirt & debris that can clog pores and cause skin to look dull Price –$26 for full size 2.5 oz –$13 mini 1.0 oz —Sephora, Ulta, origins.com Pros –No parabéns or sulfates –Mini option available for travel/testing –Ingredients :: charcoal, kaolin, white China clay, bentonite Cons –Not cruelty free –Expensive Final … Continue reading Mask Monday: Origins Clear Improvement

Mask Monday: Tarte Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask

Claims  –Clay :: tighten pores; treat blemishes and blackheads; polish away dead skin cells to treat flakes and uneven skin tone without over drying –Gel :: calm redness and inflammation; boosts clarity and circulation; supple, soft, and energized look Price –$40 at Sephora, tartecosmetics.com –$24 mini Pros –Cruelty free –Vegan –Hypoallergenic –Dermatologist tested –No parabéns or phthalates –Convenient 2-in-1 packaging –Clay :: exfoliates, skin felt … Continue reading Mask Monday: Tarte Tight & Bright Clay Multi-Mask

Mask Monday: Ahava Hydration Cream

Claims –Provide an active hydration boost in just 3 minutes –Instantly restores moisture –Left with a smooth, plump, and supple complexion Prices –$33 for 3.4 oz —Ulta, ahava.com Pros –Packed with moisturizing ingredients –Left skin soft, supple, and smooth –Super hydrating –Easy to apply –Like that you can rinse off or use as a sleeping mask –Cruelty free –Vegan Cons –Expensive Final Thoughts I love … Continue reading Mask Monday: Ahava Hydration Cream

Mask Monday: Farmacy Bright On

Claims –Brighten & detox by removing build up and impurities –Visibly improve the appearance of skin texture and tone Price –$38 for 1.0 oz —Sephora, beautylish.com, farmacybeauty.com Pros –Good for all skin types –No parabéns, sulfates, phthalates –Clean beauty product –Cruelty free –Made my skin feel soft and supple –Ingredients :: Vitamin C, kaolin, AHAs, aloe, bentonite –As you massage it into the skin, it … Continue reading Mask Monday: Farmacy Bright On

Mask Monday: GlamGlow 60 Second Instamud Pore Refining Treatment

Claims –Refines pores and evens skintone –Leaves skin soft and smooth in as little as 60 seconds –Energize and invigorate while it perfects your complexion Price –$42 —Nordstrom, Sephora, glamglow.com Pros –No parabéns or phthalates –Pretty color and packaging –Works in 60 seconds –Tickle/tingle feeling –Left skin soft and smooth –Really only need to leave it on for a minute –Ingredients: bentonite, kaolin, aloe vera, … Continue reading Mask Monday: GlamGlow 60 Second Instamud Pore Refining Treatment

Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist

Claims –No flaking or smudging –Lashes are full and defined with one coat –Volumizing Price –$10.99 at Ulta –$7.99 at Target –$7.94 at Wal Mart –$9.99 at Walgreens Shade Range –3 –Waterproof option Pros –Wand shape –Affordable –Pretty packaging –Length –Separation –No flaking or smudging –Easily accessible –Cruelty free –Volume –My lashes looked bomb Cons –None Final Thoughts Y’all my lashes looked BOMB with this … Continue reading Mascara Monday: CoverGirl Exhibitionist

Mask Monday: Cosmedix Detox Activated Charcoal Mask

Claims –Draw out pore-clogging dirt, oil, and daily impurities –Does the dirty work with gentle, effective ingredients –Not over drying –Exfoliates to help smooth skin texture –Cleanse away pollutants –Ideal for even the most sensitive skin Price –$54 at cosmedix.com Pros –Cruelty free –Gentle enough for sensitive skin –Leaves skin soft and plump Cons –Full size is expensive –Not readily available :: online or select … Continue reading Mask Monday: Cosmedix Detox Activated Charcoal Mask