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DERMAL Bamboo Collagen Essence Mask

Oof, I will keep this post short and sweet as we’re all at home battling some cold. Our son is luckily at the tail end of it but I’m only slightly past the eye of it while my husband is in the middle of it. Whatever is going around this year is pretty vicious but I think part of the reason is cause we all cooped up for 2 years or so. Well, here’s to hoping that everyone that does fall sick recovers well from it over time. I managed to use a sheet mask as a pick-me-up and it semi-works. Here’s my thoughts on the DERMAL Bamboo Collagen Essence Mask.

DERMAL Bamboo Collagen Essence Mask

First thoughts? Ah, back to the good ‘ol DERMAL sheet masks. I chose to use one in hopes that it dries down beautifully since I’m sick and wanted my skincare routine to be as quick and easy as possible. I washed my face and applied my FTE followed by an exfoliating toner. I then slapped this sheet mask onto my face and kept it on until it’s pretty much dry to the touch. I used up leftover essence in the packet the next morning when going through my skincare routine. The essence is clear and viscous like that of all other DERMAL sheet masks. It dries down really well. While my face doesn’t feel extra hydrated or anything, it feels well-moisturized and looks healthy after use. The scent is familiar and I think several other DERMAL sheet masks may have this scent as well. It’s like a generic soap or shower gel scent.

DERMAL Bamboo Collagen Essence Mask (details on back)

Any negatives? None at all but like several other DERMAL sheet masks I’ve tried, nothing else about it really stands out. I do have a teeny bit of a soft spot for this one cause using it did make me feel better when I was sick.

More information on this brand and their other products is available here.

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DEWYTREE Help Me Honey! Protecting Mask

I spent a few hours last Friday all to myself and while it was fun, it was freezing! We even got snow that night as I pulled into our local World Market store. Before that though, I stopped by TJMaxx just to check out what they have in stock. I was looking for an essence or serum but none caught my eye that was marked down for clearance. I did see some sheet mask packs marked down, so I did end up getting something after all. I tried one out immediately when I got home. Today’s blog post is on the DEWYTREE Help Me Honey! Protecting Mask.

DEWYTREE Help Me Honey! Protecting Mask

First thoughts? I got this in a box of 10 from TJMaxx on clearance for $5.50! 10 sheet masks for $5.50 is pretty good! I will blog about the other sheet mask packs I got in a few days. The packaging is quite cute and caught my eye as I’m looking to try some Asian beauty items with honey as an ingredient. Some people’s skin respond extremely positive to items with honey as an ingredient. I was crossing my fingers that I do not have a sensitivity to it and I’m glad to say that I don’t. I fished the sheet mask out of the packet and it was dripping with serum/essence. The scent is definitely of honey and I don’t find it artificial at all. I find it to be leaning on the light side, which is always a good thing for me with scents. There is enough leftover in the packet for later use in my skincare routine. It has enough cuts on the sheet mask to get it to fit quite well on my face. I did tear the inner corner of the eye cuts to make them slightly larger to lay flush against my face. The sheet mask cooled my face instantly on contact and it felt very pampering knowing there’s honey on my face. I left it on for a really long time — so that it’s pretty much dry to the touch. My face looked bright, dewy and healthy immediately after use. It dried down so beautifully — for comparison purposes….better than any Innisfree and MEDIHEAL sheet masks. It’s comparable to some DERMAL sheet masks in that aspect. I LOVE IT!

DEWYTREE Help Me Honey! Protecting Mask (details on back)

Any negatives? None that I can think of. I thought my face looked like it has a boosted glow but I use a FTE with ferment that gives me glow, so I can’t really say that the sheet mask does that. Just to be sure that this will work for me long-term, I will be using another one soon before going back to TJMaxx and picking up the other 2 packs I spotted on clearance as well.

More information on this brand and their other products is available here.

DERMAL Bee Venom Collagen Essence Mask

The hot days are pretty much gone for the year. While it hasn’t really been freezing yet, it has gotten much cooler than I’d like. Pretty soon it’ll be a daily thing of me sporting some type of coat. While enjoying the last few days of nice cool weather, I have started to slow down a bit with my sheet mask usage. The hot weather we had definitely motivated me to use them a lot. Nevertheless, today’s post is still on a sheet mask. Here’s my thoughts on the DERMAL Bee Venom Collagen Essence Mask.

DERMAL Bee Venom Collagen Essence Mask

First thoughts? I had the nagging thought in the back of my head to watch out for any skin reactions in using this as some people have been known to react to any ingredient related to bees. Thankfully, I didn’t have a reaction to it. I expected the scent to be of honey or maybe neutral but it actually reminded me of being the same scent as several other DERMAL sheet masks. Of course, when it comes to scent and taste….I can’t really compare anything for sure unless they’re side by side. BUT I will take note of this type of scent, which is something I expected from generic bath and body products, and use the sheet masks in the same category in succession. Then I can definitively say if they are of the same scent or even close to it (you know, since I have 2 more sets of these from Amazon). I saved the leftover essence in the packet and will confidently use it in the essence step of my skincare routine tonight. The essence is clear and viscous. It is on the thin side so naturally it dries down really nicely on my face after use. I left the sheet mask on for about 40 minutes — that’s the standard amount of time I end up having DERMAL sheet masks on my face. My face looks nice and dewy after use.

DERMAL Bee Venom Collagen Essence Mask (details on back)

Any negatives? Nothing really and while it dries down very nicely there is nothing about it that made it stand out from the rest of the DERMAL sheet masks I’ve tried. I will keep this in mind when I want to pick some specific DERMAL sheet masks up when I see them in store.

More information on this brand and their other products is available here.

KWAILNARA Melon Milk Vitalizing Mask

So, I was quite scarred with my experience using the KWAILNARA Strawberry Milk Vitalizing Mask that I’ve put off trying what I’m blogging about today. I am glad to say that my fears are unfounded! Here’s my thoughts on the KWAILNARA Melon Milk Vitalizing Mask.

KWAILNARA Melon Milk Vitalizing Mask

First thoughts? I got this in a box of 10 in a TJMaxx shopping trip a few months ago. I got other stuff too but I had high hopes when I tried the Strawberry version. The scent was just too artificial for me. There is a tinge of something that I found repulsive. So I put off trying this as I was afraid that same tinge of something in the scent is there too. Luckily, it’s barely there. I do smell it when I try really hard to find it but otherwise it smelled like sweet melon candy. The serum is milky white in color and feels cooling on the skin. I left it on for about 30 minutes and my skin looks nicely hydrated after use. There is enough leftover serum in the packet to use once in my day or night skincare routine.

KWAILNARA Melon Milk Vitalizing Mask (details on back)

Any negatives? After the fiasco with the Strawberry one, none at all! I really love the scent and it felt luxurious using it. I hope to come across this again in my next TJMaxx trip so that I can get some as gifts for others.

More information on this brand and their other products is available here.

DERMAL Apricot Collagen Essence Mask

Thanksgiving is the next Holiday event coming up for me. I’m not sure if I’ll be making any side dishes but I usually make honey-glazed carrots at least. And my husband and I always make an apple pie. I think we skipped it the year we had our son. We’ll see what happens when the date gets closer. With the days getting chillier each day, my sinuses are getting messed up. I experience a decent amount of sinus pressure even during the day now. It’s annoying so I look forward to using a sheet mask to just give myself a little pick-me-up. Here’s my review on the DERMAL Apricot Collagen Essence Mask.

DERMAL Apricot Collagen Essence Mask

First thoughts? The scent of this sheet mask actually made my mouth water. It smells of fresh, juicy apricots. I’ll take it even in candy form or something! It made me eager to slap this onto my face. I left it on for a good while until it feels dry to the touch — 40 minutes or so. Like many others from this brand, it dries down really nicely. My face does seem brighter after use and the scent made this an overall very refreshing and energizing experience. I saved the leftover essence in the packet and used it up at least twice the next times I go through my skincare routine.

DERMAL Apricot Collagen Essence Mask (details on back)

Any negatives? Nothing at all. While I wished there was a more noticeable difference in using this sheet mask, the scent made the sheet masking experience very lovely. Scents are very personal and I don’t find many scents that I would gladly tolerate like this one, so pair that along with how beautifully it dries down — this just made it in my repurchase list.

More information on this brand and their other products is available here.

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