April Skin Mummy Mud Mask Review:
If you’re gaga over cushions, it would be impossible not get acquainted with April Skin; this brand is very popular for their snow fixing cushions with outstanding coverage. I was curious about their overly hyped cushion but when I was able to swatch it, I thought, “Uh-oh, too much coverage, my skin won’t be able to breathe” so I didn’t buy it. But I bought the April Skin Mummy Mud Mask just because I wanted to experience the brand. After all, my Innisfree mud mask’s effects on my skin seem to have reached its saturation point so I’m on the lookout for a good substitute!
The Kaolin and Hawaiian Clay’s adsorptive power helps remove dead cell and sebum easily. In addition, its natural minerals soften the skin and help achieve bright and clean skin as soon as you wash your face. The mud ingredient gradually solidifies and makes the skin tight. Compare to other existing mud packs, this mask is more simple and sanitary to use.
How to use:
- Arrange skin texture with toner after wash.
- Open up the product, remove the transparent film; and then gently put the mask on top part of the face. Peel off the white film on the outer side of the mask.
- Finish applying the sheet mask on the bottom part of the face, aligning the hole with your mouth.
- After wearing the mask for 30 minutes, when the mask dries up, gently peel the mask from the face by lifting the bottom part of the sheet first.
- Wash the face lightly with water, then apply skincare product to moisturize the face.
My Skin Type: Combination, Acne-Prone, Occasionally Dull and Sensitive
April Skin Mummy Mud Mask Review:
April Skin Mummy Mud Mask is a two-piece mask that are sandwiched in backings and enclosed in a plastic envelope, sort of. It has a very subtle earthy scent which may be attributed to its mud components. I’m telling you beforehand that if you don’t have much time to spare for your skincare routine, do not use this mask because it’s definitely not the most convenient one in the market!
I know the instruction seems easy, but it wasn’t! When you remove one protective film, you’re supposed to arrange it on your face right away, and then peel off the other. Sound neat, right? But then I noticed that most mud adhered in the protective film, not in the mask and this is where it’s gotten messy.
I paid for the mud, sister! So off to glean the mud from the protective film and then cover it with the mask. I had to do this process twice since it a two-piece mask. Now that doesn’t sound as convenient as they claim it to be, huh?
The fit of the lower mask is perfect! The upper mask’s fit? Not so much. It was very long for my face it can cover past my hairline, it felt really awkward! I felt some tingling sensation as the mud touched my face but it disappeared quite easily.
I wore this mask for about 40 minutes because that’s when it felt dry. It was so stiff and tight I was afraid it would be painful to peel off but I’m glad that it doesn’t hurt one bit! As I pulled off the mask, I noticed that my face is significantly brighter and clearer! My face felt super clean but it doesn’t feel dry at all.
I also noticed that my pores especially on the nose area appeared smaller which is very nice but it’s worth mentioning that the effect didn’t really last for long. I mean, they were pretty much back to normal the next day.
Well I wasn’t really expecting for permanent pore shrinkage overnight, but who knows how this one would fare with continued use? What I like most about this mask is the fact that my face appeared less oily when I woke up the next day!
Overall, April Skin Mummy Mud Mask is a very good mask! It does exactly what it claims although it can get a little messy than advertised. I would definitely keep some in my stash and use it on special days or for when my skin feels super oily and clogged.
This mask is so good I don’t mind dealing with the mess not to mention the ill fit. The only downside I could think of is that, it may be a little pricey for 4-5 USD a pop. If you don’t mind the price then I highly suggest that you try this mask. I feel that people with oily/congested skin would appreciate this mask best!
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