Facial Mask Reviews
Bird’s Nest soup is Chinese delicacy and it an expensive one to boot. Amoung a slew of supposed health benefits, Bird’s Nest is also highly sought after for its skin benefits. Supposedly it helps your skin to retain moisture, strengthens it, etc…
Don’t be confused, yes, Bird’s Nest is exactly that, a bird’s nest.
One of my favorite sheet masks brands, My Beauty Diary, recently introduced a Bird’s Nest mask and I quickly snatches up a few boxes. I’ve been using these masks for a few months now and they could prove to be my favorite from the brand.
Let’s have a look!
Ahh moisture. Dry skin folks are constantly seeking more, more, more. More hydration, more moisture, anything to get our tight, itchy skin back in order.
My own skin is performing at a combo rate at the moment but as the cooler weather approaches, dry skin havoc is right around my skincare corner.
Savior could possibly come in the form of Cyber Colors Instant Moisture Boost Sparkling Mask.
Need a little extra moisture in your life? A hydrating mask could help. I’ve tried some really outstanding ones from Asia that really deliver on the moisture promise.
The most recent I tried is the cheap as chips Shills Hydrating Nutrient Mask.
If you’re Asian you’re probably VERY familiar with black peel off masks, if you’re not, here’s a few deets. Black peel off masks are available from a slew of different brands within Asia and they are most popular for getting pores nice and clean. The secret? The mask formulas become incredibly tight and adhere to the skin like glue so when they are removed they lift off dead skin, dirt, oil, and other nasties within pores, etc….
Do they work?
Yes, in most cases they do but man they are PAINFUL!
I’ve never gotten an actual facial peel but I still remember to this very day the episode of Sex and the City when Samantha had gotten one.
Now Samantha was trying to de-age her skin a fair bit so I’m guessing she was looking to diminish fine lines, brighten her skin tone up, and perhaps fight dull, tried skin or uneven skin tone. These would be many of the reasons you’d consider a facial peel.
However, from what I’ve read, facial peels are pretty darn harsh on the skin causing all sorts of irritation and redness because essentially it’s peeling away one layer to reveal a fresher layer beneath.
But my skin isn’t an onion…I don’t have layers you can peel away at will. I like my layers thanks so much and I’m not out to remove any of them…maybe polish them up a bit, maybe exfoliate them, but literally burn them off using chemicals? No thanks!
Philosophy The Microdelivery Purifying Peel is Philosophy’s cure to a gentle at home facial peel.
Does it work?