Mask Monday: Mario Badescu Rose Hips

Claims –Boost radiance in dull, tired skin –Diminish the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and minor discoloration –Gently purifies pores –Leaves the complexion rehydrated and revitalized Price –$20 for 2.0 oz —Ulta,¬†mariobadescu.com Pros –Affordable –Cruelty free –Works for all skin types –Thin formula, easy to apply –Dries down completely –Easy to remove, almost emulsifies when you rinse it –Leaves skin smooth and hydrated Cons –Scent … Continue reading Mask Monday: Mario Badescu Rose Hips

Mask Monday: Formula 10.0.6 Pores Be Pure

Claims –Eliminate impurities –Instant complexion perfection –Clear clogged pores Price –$6.99 for 3.4 oz at Ulta, Target, and formula1006.com –$2.99 for 1 oz at Ulta & Target Pros –Ingredients :: salicylic acid, bentonite –Affordable –Easily accessible –Doesn’t claim to be hydrating, but I found it to be –Skin felt clear and clean without feeling stripped –Packaging :: squeeze tube, mess free Cons –Don’t love strawberry … Continue reading Mask Monday: Formula 10.0.6 Pores Be Pure

Mask Monday: LOreal Pure-Clay Clear & Comfort

Claims –Non-drying formula –Cleanses and captures impurities –Evens skintone –Leave skin feeling clean, soft, and comforted Price –$6.50 at Ulta –$6.59 at Target –$12.99 at Walgreens –$8.67 at Wal Mart –1.7 oz Pros –Affordable –Easily accessible –Good ingredients i.e. titanium dioxide –Didn’t leave skin feeling dry or stripped –Skin felt soft and supple after use –Quality packaging –Lots of product for the price Cons –Not … Continue reading Mask Monday: LOreal Pure-Clay Clear & Comfort

Mask Monday: Aveeno Pretox Antioxidant Peel Off Face Mask

Claims –Gently exfoliates and helps remove impurities –Reveals renewed, refreshed skin –Hypoallergenic –Non-comedogenic Price –$3.29 at Ulta (one time use packet) 0.35 oz –$10.99 at Ulta for full size 2.0 oz –$9.99 at Walgreens¬† Pros –Affordable –Paraben free –Phthalate free –Non-comedogenic –Smells good –Easy to apply –Left my skin feeling soft & smooth –Pretty purple color Cons –None Final Thoughts I freaking LOVE this mask. … Continue reading Mask Monday: Aveeno Pretox Antioxidant Peel Off Face Mask

Mask Monday: GlamGlow Gravity Mud Firming Treatment

Claims –Instantly leaves skin feeling firmer and more lifted Price –$25 for 0.5 oz –$59 for 1.7 oz –$79 for 3.4 oz —Nordstrom, Sephora, glamglow.com Options –3 limited edition colors with the My Little Pony collection –Glitter –Standard silver/chrome –Pink shade shown above is limited edition Becca collab –2 limited edition colors with the Power Rangers collection –See them all here Pros –Pretty color –Easy … Continue reading Mask Monday: GlamGlow Gravity Mud Firming Treatment

Mask Monday: GlamGlow Thirsty Mud Hydrating

  Claims –Non-drying hydration mask that delivers instant, extreme moisture –Moisturizes, restores, replenishes, and calms the skin –Dewy, glowing complexion –Leaves skin with an instant silky, soft, and supple feel Price –$25 for 0.5 oz (what is shown above) –$59 for 1.7 oz –$79 for 3.5 oz —Sephora & Nordstrom Pros –No parabens, sulfates, phthalates –Contains hyaluronic acid which my skin loves –Leaves my skin … Continue reading Mask Monday: GlamGlow Thirsty Mud Hydrating

Mask Monday: Philosophy Purity Clay Mask

Claims –Draws out impurities, scrubs away blackheads, and shrinks the look of pores –Skin is left refreshed, glowing, and appears virtually blackhead free Price –$35 for 2.5 oz –$18 for 1.0 oz —Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, philosophy.com Pros –Smaller size for travel and/or testing –Smells good –Effective –Leaves skin feeling soft and smooth but not stripped –Cruelty free –Good ingredients: sailicylic acid, bentonite, and titanium dioxide … Continue reading Mask Monday: Philosophy Purity Clay Mask

Mask Monday: Ole Henriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask

Claims –Instantly reduces the look of pores –Smooths skin texture –Controls oil all day Price –$36 for 3 oz at Sephora and olehenriksen.com Pros –Cruelty free –No parabens, sulfates, or phtalates –Pretty color –Left my skin feeling soft and smooth –Felt like I got a good, deep clean, but didn’t dry out or strip my skin Cons –Didn’t notice any change in pore size . … Continue reading Mask Monday: Ole Henriksen Cold Plunge Pore Mask

Mask Monday: elf Pore Clearing Glitter Peel Off Mask

  Description (elfcosmetics.com) This shimmering black peel-off mask strips away dirt and oil to reduce the appearance of enlarged pores and reveal soft, clear looking skin. Enriched with charcoal, witch hazel and lavender to reveal a more refined complexion. Price $8 for 2.47 oz @ elfcosmetics.com Compared to Too Faced $42 & GlamGlow $59 Pros –Affordable –Cute & fun –Paraben, sulfate, phthalate free –Cruelty free … Continue reading Mask Monday: elf Pore Clearing Glitter Peel Off Mask