Boots Vitamin C Sheet Mask With Added Vitamin C

Hi there! Today’s post is about this Boots Vitamin C Sheet Mask With Added Vitamin C. This mask is aimed at all skin types, and it promises deep nourishment for smooth and radiant skin. It also claims to leave skin brighter within 14 days – but this claim seems to be misplaced here; I assume this is the catchphrase for the entire Vitamin C collection, and it would make more sense for the other products which are meant for daily use, i.e. face wash, moisturiser, etc.

Anyhoo… this is a regular sheet mask. Cleanse your face before you use it! This sheet mask is supposed to be left on for 15 minutes, and after you’ve taken it off, you’re supposed to massage the leftover essence into your skin.

I’ve given this mask a try, and I think it’s very good! I’m using a number of different brightening products at the moment, so at this point it’s hard to say which product does what, but the mask feels very refreshing and hydrating. I enjoyed the cool feel of the mask, and I was over the moon to find that it hydrated my skin deeply without leaving a sticky film behind. The essence in this mask is simply perfect! On another note, this product is vegan and cruelty-free which is great too!

Based on my experience, I’d recommend this face mask. Boots Vitamin C Sheet Mask With Added Vitamin C is available as a 23g single-use face mask for £1.50. Boots runs 3 for 2 promotions on own brand products frequently – and I made use of this offer, so I paid £3 for 3 of these masks.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Boots No 7 Radiant Results Revitalising Daily Face Polish

Hi there! Happy Tuesday! Today’s post is about this Boots No 7 Radiant Results Revitalising Daily Face Polish.

This product with red ginseng and vitamins C, E and B5 promises radiant, smoother, brighter, more even and healthier looking skin after just 1 week of use. As the name of the product suggests, you can use it daily, and it’s suitable for sensitive skin too.

I’ve been using this product 3-4 times per week since the end of January, and I think it’s very good.

I’m using a number of very effective products already, so I’m not seeing or feeling any drastic changes, but I agree that this face polish makes my skin feel smoother. I also like the formula – it’s a cream wash and a gentle face scrub in 1 product.

Based on my experience, I’d recommend this product. But if you have very sensitive skin, you might want to use it 3-4 times a week (and not on consecutive days) only.

Boots No 7 Radiant Results Revitalising Daily Face Polish is available as 100ml for £7. I have 3 small 15ml tubes from gift sets. 😊

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Skin Treats Banana Clay Face Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about Skin Treats Banana Clay Face Mask. This face mask promises to purify and to refresh skin. Cleanse your face, apply the mask, leave it on for 15 minutes, then rinse it off with water – done! This face mask also claims to be vegan & cruelty-free – this is great!

I’ve given this mask a try, and I wasn’t impressed. I didn’t see or feel any positive effect, and I also found the formula quite strange – removing the mask was a mess! I liked the insanely bright yellow colour of the mask – but that was pretty much it. I didn’t care for its other qualities.

Based on my experience, I wouldn’t recommend this face mask. If you’re interested, Skin Treats Banana Clay Face Mask is available as a 20g single use face mask (although the content of one pack is more than sufficient for 2 uses) for £1 at B&M Bargains.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Masking Beautifying Rose & Green Tea Sheet Face Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about this Masking Beautifying Rose & Green Tea Sheet Face Mask which I found at my local Tesco store. I’ve never seen this brand before, but these masks were cheap and they claimed to be vegan & cruelty-free, so I picked up 2 of them (different ones).

This mask with rose and green tea extracts promises to hydrate skin for a healthy glow. You’re supposed to use the mask after you’ve cleansed your face. Just leave the mask on for about 15 minutes, and then massage the excess serum into your skin.

I didn’t expect much from this mask, but it’s actually very good! The essence felt deeply hydrating without leaving a sticky film on my skin. I enjoyed the subtle rosey scent, and when I looked at the ingredients, I was positively surprised to find lots of botanical extracts as well as pro-vitamin B5 and sodium hyaluronate.

This is a very nice mask, and based on my experience, I would recommend it! Masking Beautifying Rose & Green Tea Sheet Face Mask is available as a 20ml single-use sheet mask for £1 (Tesco).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

NSPA Brightening & Radiance Peeling Mask With Papaya & Hops

Hi there! Today’s post is about this NSPA Brightening & Radiance Peeling Mask With Papaya & Hops which is vegan-friendly and cruelty-free. This mask promises to exfoliate and brighten dull and lacklustre skin.

You’re supposed to apply the mask after you’ve cleansed your face. Leave it on until it’s dry (about 15 minutes), then peel it off and wash off any mask residue.

I’ve given this mask a try, and I don’t think it did much. I enjoyed the fruity scent, but the mask itself came off too easily. I don’t think it took any dead skin cells with it. After the amazing Primark and Montagne Jeunesse peel-off masks I’ve tried recently, this one was a disappointment!

NSPA Brightening & Radiance Peeling Mask With Papaya & Hops is available as a 15ml single-use face mask for £1.50. I paid £1 (special offer).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Jayjun Pollution-Proof Refreshing Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about this Jayjun Pollution-Proof Refreshing Mask. This mask promises to moisturise skin and to repel dust (?). I’m not sure what they meant to say. 🤷 Anyhoo, this face mask is loaded with botanical extracts, and you’re supposed to use it after you’ve cleansed your face. Leave it on for 10-20 minutes, then follow with your normal skin care.

I’ve given this mask a try, and I think it’s very good! The mask itself is light green, and the essence is clear. I found this mask to be deeply hydrating and very refreshing. I liked that the mask didn’t feel sticky, and I loved that it plumped up my skin. Based on my experience, I’d recommend this face mask! If my local TK Maxx has any of these left when the store reopens, I’ll stock up!

Jayjun Pollution-Proof Refreshing Mask is available as a pack of 5 x 27ml face masks. I paid £3.99 (TK Maxx).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

100% Cruelty-Free – Montagne Jeunesse 7th Heaven Argan Oil Mud

Hi there! Today’s post is about this Montagne Jeunesse 7th Heaven Argan Oil Mud mask. This face mask promises to cleanse skin deeply and to improve skin texture.

Before you use the mask, make sure that you cleanse your skin. Then simply apply the mask, leave it on until dry (about 15-20 minutes), then wash it off.

I’ve given this mask a try, and I think it’s actually quite good. I found the mask cleansing, and I noticed that it made my skin feel very soft. However, I found the strong argan oil scent hard to bear, and because of this, I won’t be buying this face mask again.

If you want a cleansing mask and don’t mind a strong argan oil fragrance, I’d recommend this mask!

Montagne Jeunesse 7th Heaven Argan Oil Mud mask is available as a single-use 15g face mask for £1. This face mask is also certified cruelty-free as it carries the Leaping Bunny logo.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Mad Beauty Disney Frozen Passion Fruit Face Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about this Mad Beauty Disney Frozen Passion Fruit Face Mask which promises to help refresh and rejuvenate the skin. The way this mask should be used is after you’ve cleansed your face, then put on the mask, leave it on for 10-12 minutes, then wash it off.

I tried this mask just yesterday, and I think it’s alright. I agree that the mask felt refreshing, but it was nothing special. The mask itself was a printed mask – and it was the most grotesque mask I’ve ever seen. With lips, eyebrows and even eye make-up in bright colours, it looked Silence-Of-The-Lambs-scary. I could hardly look at myself.

I won’t buy this mask again, but if you’re interested, Mad Beauty Disney Frozen Passion Fruit Face Mask is available as a 25ml single-use face mask for £3 (Superdrug). I paid £1.50 (sale).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Skin Techniques Volcanic Mud Bubble Sheet Mask

Hi there! This week’s going to be Face Mask Week, so until Sunday I’ll be reviewing face masks only. Let’s start with this Skin Techniques Volcanic Mud Bubble Sheet Mask which I found at my local B&M Bargains store.

This face mask claims that the volcanic ash cleanses and exfoliates the skin and tightens large pores, whilst the mud hydrates and revitalises the skin. You’re supposed to leave the mask on for 15 minutes, then wash your face with warm water.

I’ve given this mask a try, and I think it does nothing at all. The bubble effect is almost non-existent, and it looks like my pores got bigger. I mean, how is this even possible? Based on my experience, I wouldn’t recommend this mask.

However, if you’re interested, Skin Techniques Volcanic Mud Bubble Sheet Mask is available as a single-use 25ml mask for £1 (B&M Bargains).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Max Factor Face Finity All Day Flawless Flexi-Hold 3 In 1 Foundation 30 Porcelain

Hi there! Today’s post is about this Max Factor Face Finity All Day Flawless Flexi-Hold 3 In 1 Foundation 30 Porcelain which I’ve been using on and off for a few months now. This product is a 3 in 1 = primer, concealer and foundation. It promises a flawless, shine-proof and matte finish that lasts all day and buildable medium to full coverage. This foundation is non-comedogenic, and it has SPF 20!

I have very dry skin, and based on the description, this isn’t the most suitable foundation for me. I’m glad I didn’t know much about the foundation before I bought it, otherwise I would have given it a pass. But I’m happy that I discovered it and made it work for me! And here’s why I love this foundation:

It’s a perfect match for my face. With most foundations I’ve tried, the lightest shade is often 1-3 nuances too dark for me, so I was over the moon to find the perfect shade. The foundation is liquid – which isn’t my favourite formula, but it can be applied easily with clean hands. I tried a make-up sponge and a foundation brush, but these methods aren’t the best. In terms of coverage, one and a half pump is the perfect amount of foundation that I need for flawless, full coverage. The foundation is best applied quickly.

I’ve noticed that this foundation doesn’t play well with every serum or face cream. Some products make the foundation ball up, others make it impossible to even apply the foundation. What works for me is face mist + oil serum + rich moisturiser. When I apply the foundation on top of the perfect base, it gives me a flawless finish that really lasts all day. One thing though: If you’re like me and you have very dry skin, you need to get on top of your dry patches first as this foundation is not very forgiving.

All in all, I love this foundation! I found the right products to make it work for me, and I love how it makes my face look and feel. Once I run out of Pan Stiks, this will be my new go-to foundation (unless Max Factor ruins this formula too).

Max Factor Face Finity All Day Flawless Flexi-Hold 3 In 1 Foundation 30 Porcelain is available as 30ml for about £13.99 (although Boots and Superdrug often do 3 for 2). I bought 2 bottles for £4.99 each at B&M Bargains!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde