Primark PS… Retinol Fusing Facial Sheet Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about a face mask I bought and tried just recently – it’s this Primark PS… Retinol Fusing Sheet Mask.

With this product, the actual sheet mask and the essence are separated. So you have to turn the sachet upside down and give it a good squeeze for the essence to reach the sheet mask. Once the mask has absorbed the essence, you can use it (just leave it on for 15-20 minutes, don’t rinse).

This mask promises to make skin appear smoother. Whilst the mask felt nice and relaxing, I don’t think it did anything to my face. When I removed the mask, I found that it left my face feeling a little sticky. It wasn’t too bad. However, I would have preferred not to have a sticky face.

All in all, I liked the novelty-effect of a fusing mask, but since it didn’t give me any results, I won’t buy it again.

If you’re interested, Primark PS… Retinol Fusing Sheet Mask is available as 20g for £2. I paid 50p (clearance).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

The Crème Shop Calm Down, Skin! Animated Animal Face Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about a very cute looking product – The Crème Shop’s Calm Down, Skin! Animated Animal Face Mask. This sheet mask contains pink grapefruit, and it promises to soothe the skin.

This masks works like almost any other sheet mask out there – wash your face, enjoy the mask for 15-20 minutes, then treat your skin to a massage using the leftover essence from the sachet.

I’ve given this mask a try, but I haven’t found it to be soothing. I do think this is a good mask, but it does the opposite of what it claims to do. This mask feels more like an oil-absorbing and pimple-busting anti-breakout mask.

The mask itself didn’t look as cute as expected, and the eyes were a little creepy. However, the mask was a good fit for my face.

I’m not unhappy with these masks at all. However, I would have preferred it if they hadn’t been labelled as soothing when they do the opposite. If you’re interested, The Crème Shop’s Calm Down, Skin! Animated Animal Face Mask is available as a pack of 3 sheet masks. I paid £4 (TK Maxx).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Primark PS… Prep & Perfect Hydrate Priming Sheet Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about Primark‘s PS… Prep & Perfect Hydrate Priming Sheet Mask. This mask contains lotus root extract, cogon grass root extract as well as sodium hyaluronate, and it promises to help revitalise and to hydrate the skin.

This sheet mask is easy to use – cleanse your face, enjoy the mask for 20 minutes, then treat your skin to a massage using the leftover essence from the sachet.

I’ve given this mask a try, and I think it’s very good! It feels refreshing and hydrating, it seems to have a very gentle and very pleasant cooling effect, and it’s not sticky! I think this is a great product! And whilst the actual sheet mask is not great (it goes out of shape the moment you touch it), I’m happy to give it a pass because it’s bio-degradeable. I hope other mask manufacturers follow suit. All sheet masks should be bio-degradeable!

Primark‘s PS… Prep & Perfect Hydrate Priming Sheet Mask is available as a 25ml single use face mask. It’s 80p at Primark. This mask is also 100% cruelty-free (like all of Primark’s beauty products). It carries the Leaping Bunny logo (=certified cruelty-free).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Skin Treats Koala Super Soothing Printed Sheet Mask, Skin Treats No Prob Llama Hydrating Sheet Mask

Hi there! This week’s going to be face mask week, and the first post is about two super cute face masks – Skin Treats Koala Super Soothing Printed Sheet Mask and Skin Treats No Prob Llama Hydrating Sheet Mask.

These masks are supposed to be used on cleansed skin – simply leave them on for 15-20 minutes and massage the leftover essence from the sachet into your skin.

I’ve given these 2 masks a try, and I think they’re OK. Whilst I agree that the masks are hydrating, they’re a bit sticky, and they smell strongly of coconuts. I don’t like the taste or smell of coconuts, so I didn’t enjoy the masks as much as I would have liked to. Yes, this applies to both masks because they’re the exact same thing (apart from the design).

On a more positive note, the masks are super cute and fun to use. Personally, I preferred the koala mask. The eyelashes and the big nose were impossibly cute. The llama mask was great too, but I would have preferred it without the glasses.

I won’t repurchase these masks (because of their strong coconut fragrance), but if you’re interested, Skin Treats Koala Super Soothing Printed Sheet Mask and Skin Treats No Prob Llama Hydrating Sheet Mask are available as 20ml single-use sheet masks. I paid £1 each (B&M Bargains, Savers).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Weekly Recap 9 – 15 December 2019

Hi there! Happy Sunday! Today’s post is about all the posts I’ve written this past week. So here it is…

Monday 9 Dec – Nail Of The Day
Tuesday 10 Dec – Simple Rich Moisture Sheet Mask

Monday’s post was a Nail Of The Day post. Click here to read it.
On Tuesday I reviewed a face mask. Click here to read the review.

Wednesday 11 Dec – Gliss Magnificent Strength Shampoo & Conditioner

Wednesday’s post was about the hair care products I’m using at the moment. Click here to read the post.

Thursday 12 Dec – Nail Of The Day
Friday 13 Dec – Face Facts Reindeer Sheet Mask

There was another Nail Of The Day post on Thursday. Click here to read it.
And on Friday I reviewed a Christmas-themed sheet mask. Click here to read the post.

And this is it for this week. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the last few hours of the weekend! 😘

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

Boots Sheet Mask With Added Collagen

HI there! I’ve got a face mask review for you today – and it’s about this Boots Sheet Mask With Added Collagen. This ultra-thin sheet mask promises to leave skin looking smoother and more radiant.

The mask is easy to use (once you’ve managed to free it from the mask-shaped piece of plastic it’s wrapped around). So… cleanse your skin, place the mask on your face, leave it on for 10-15 minutes, then massage the remaining essence into your skin. Job done!

I’ve given this mask a try, and I found that it made my skin look smoother. There was no difference in skin radiance (my skin looks quite alright at the moment, so I have no reason to complain right now), but I’ve noticed that this mask plumped up my skin. This was visible on my forehead and around my eyes. Impressive!

Having said this, I won’t repurchase this sheet mask. The piece of plastic that comes with these ultra-thin sheet masks is very annoying, and I don’t like the strong, chemical fragrance. To be fair, the other 2 masks I’ve previously tried and reviewed from this range smelled the same; I haven’t mentioned it before, but now that I’ve used mask number 3, the fragrance registers as unpleasant to me.

Anyhoo, if you’d like to give it a try… Boots Sheet Mask With Added Collagen is available as a 25g single-use sheet mask for £1.50.

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

By Nature Nourishing & Firming Face Mask

Hi there! Today’s post is about this By Nature Nourishing & Firming Face Mask. This face mask contains manuka honey, collagen and rosehip oil, and it promises to soothe, nourish, moisturise and firm the skin.

This sheet mask is supposed to be left on for 10 minutes before you have to rinse it off. OK then… but is this mask any good?

I didn’t expect much from this mask because I’ve previously tried a mask from this brand, and that mask it wasn’t good. However, this mask is actually very good. Even though this is a rinse-off mask, I noticed a firming effect which could be seen and felt for a day (maybe a day and a half). I have a few of these masks, and I’m happy to use them.

Based on my experience, I’d recommend this face mask! By Nature Nourishing & Firming Face Mask is available as a pack of 5 single-use face masks. I paid £5.99 (TK Maxx).

Mrs Strawberry Blonde