#MaskaDayinMay Wrapup

It is no secret that I am addicted to masks, All kinds of masks! Because I love masks and am a hoarder by nature I have a ton of masks that I have collected. Using a mask each day of the month seemed like a good way to use up some of my collection.

I have a ton of mask samples from all the various beauty subscriptions that I have so that contributes a fair number of masks to my collection. I also pick up inexpensive masks at TJ Maxx because they generally have a good selection around $1 per sheet mask. I do love a bargain! And I got an amazing deal with my Monster Sheet Mask Haul. I used a few masks from there.

Below is the list of masks that I used this month. Although I used the same brand more than once I did not use the same mask twice this month. I used a variety of masks – sheet, clay, mud, gel, sleeping. For reference, my skin is normal with some shine in the summer. I also use Tretinoin 6 nights a week and some form of AHA on the night I don’t use tretinoin.

5/1 – Global Beauty Care Dead Sea Wash Off Mask. 

5/2 – L’Oreal Pure-Clay Mask Exfoliate & Refining Treatment Mask

5/3 – Malie Pearl Ultra Hydrating Essence Mask

5/4 – Freeman Chocolate & Strawberry Clay Mask

5/5 – Que Bella Beauty Skin Brightening Papaya Peel Off Mask

5/6 –  7 Wonders Tundra Cranberry Anti-Aging Mask

5/7 –  Innisfree It’s Real Squeeze Mask Blackberry

5/8 – Body Shop British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask

5/9  –  SOO AE Snail Brightening + Moisture Mask

5/10 –  DERMA-E Purifying 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask

5/11 –  Olay Regenerist Luminous Overnight Mask

5/12 – My Secret Diary Squalene Restorative Mask

5/13 – SOO AE Vitamin Collagen Essence Mask

5/14 – Skinfood Strawberry Black Sugar Mask

5/15 – L’Oreal Detox & Brighten Treatment Mask

5/16 – Freeman Dead Sea Minerals Anti-Stress Mask

5/17 – Pur lisse Blue Lotus Seed 5-in-1 Mud Mask

5/18 – Freeman Beauty Infusion Cleansing Clay Mask with Charcoal + Probiotics.

5/19 – Suremedic Pore-Less Carbonic Peel

5/20 – Malie Vitamin Ultra Hydrating Essence Mask

5/21 – Innisfree It’s Real Squeeze Tea Tree

5/22 – Clarisonic Deep Pore Detoxifying Clay Mask

5/23 – The Creme Shop Anti-Aging Egg Nog Sheet Mask

5/24 – Innisfree It’s a Real Squeeze Kiwi Mask

5/25 – ACURE Pore-Minimizing Red Clay Mask

5/26 – Leaders 7 Wonders Mediterranean Olive Brightening Mask

5/27 – Privai Aqua Gel Masque

5/28 – Freeman Feeling Beautiful Pomegranate Facial Revealing Peel-Off Mask

5/29 – Freeman Beauty Infusion Purifying Sea Kelp + Probiotics In-Shower Mask

5/30 – Freeman Feeling Beautiful Charcoal & Black Sugar Clay Mask

I have to say that it got old masking every night even as much as I love to mask. There were times that it was a struggle to work the mask in. I wait 2 hours after applying tretinoin to use masks that don’t need to be rinsed off.  I like to give it maximum time to be absorbed into my skin. When I use rinse off masks I do them before applying tretinoin.

To be honest I don’t see that using a mask every day benefited my skin. I actually had more breakouts that may be due to all the sheet masks. At the end of the month, I moved to more mud and clay masks and that seemed to stop the breakouts. I think I may try this again in the winter when the extra hydration will be a good thing.

Do you use masks regularly? Do you have a favorite brand/type? Have you used any that I used in May? Any recommendations of masks I should try?

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4 thoughts on “#MaskaDayinMay Wrapup

  1. Ooooh that sounds so fun honestly, definitely tempting me to try using a mask a day, but I agree maybe its best to try it out in the colder months with more hydrating masks! Loved reading this x

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    1. Thanks for reading and for the kind words. It was too much for my skin in warm weather. I think I will do it again in the fall or winter. Perhaps we could organize a challenge or collaboration?


  2. Hm, interesting to hear your outtake on the mask a day for a whole month. I feel the breakouts might have been from using so many different products. Best of luck with finding some even more amazing products.

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