Face masks are the perfect pamper solution when my skin needs some serious TLC or I need to unwind after a long and stressful week. Usually I pick up a variety of 99p ones from Boots or Asda, but lately I’ve had my eye on some that are a little more luxurious – Skin Republic Face Masks.
I’ve seen these face masks all over reality star, Charlotte Crosby’s Snapchat, not to mention the blogosphere. Usually I’m not one to jump on the band wagon of hyped products, but after spotting these in Superdrug, in the Bridges, I just HAD to pick one up.
There are four to choose from including; Collagen Infusion, Brightening Vitamin C, Spot & Blemish and CoQ10 & Caviar. Since I’m turning the big 2-5 this month I went for the Collagen Infusion, £4.99, (I need all the anti aging help I can get right now!)
This type of face mask is suppose to promote firmer, younger looking skin, improve elasticity and smooth the appearance of fine lines and deep wrinkles. So, here goes nothing…
Rather than wait until I was in the bath or watching a dvd, I wore my face mask while blogging. You’ve got to wash your face beforehand and once the mask is on you’ve got to wear it for 15-20 minutes. I always leave face masks on longer than they should, and I think I left mine on for a good 45 minutes to an hour.
It was really easy to apply and even though it was dripping with product it clung to my face and didn’t slide about. My face probably needed some serious collagen infusion, as my skin literally absorbed most of the product, and the little bit that was left I rubbed into my neck.
I have to be honest I wasn’t expecting to feel much difference after one use, but as soon as I took it off my face felt smoother, especially around my cheek area. I was really impressed. For the rest of the day I couldn’t stop feeling my face, which felt firmer along my forehead and around my eyes.
Apparently the results are more effective if you use this face mask twice a week, however, for me, spending £30-£40 on face masks a month is a little too expensive, but I would happily pay £4.99 every time I need a little skin pick-me-up.
Have you ever tried any of these face masks? Which mask would you go for? Is there another brand of face mask you like using?
Sarah Jayne x