Review: ARITAUM Fresh Power Essence Mask (Tea Tree)

Daily Mask Review: ARITAUM Fresh Power Essence Mask (Tea Tree)

This mild sheet mask soothes sensitive skin with soothing effect. It contains Tea tree extract 2,000mg, which is the most among other face masks. It moisturizes skin and clinical test revealed moisture increased 113% right after using.

How to use:

  1. After face wash, use toner and place maske on face.
  2. After 10~20 minutes, remove mask and tap gently for absorption.

Initially, it doesn’t smell good when I first took out from the packaging. However, after placing on the face, it smells fine, perhaps due to the tea tree smell.

The mask is refreshing and provides instant moisture to my skin. It was so cooling and soothing to my skin that I didn’t remove it after 15mins.

The remaining essence in the packaging was used on my legs. After removal of the face mask, I placed it on my knee and my skin has the cool and refreshing feeling.

The mask tears easily and is thin but fits well on my face.

Overall, it’s moisturizing and soothing.

Price: US$0.76 (Currently at US$0.65)
Where to buy: Korea Depart
Rating: 3 out of 5
Repurchase: Yes
Country of origin: Korea

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Website Scam: Ayutrade.top Luggage & Gear website

I was searching for the LeSportsac x Mr Men series when I came across this website: Ayutrade.top

Above is the landing page.

And the menu.

The site map.

All looks fine.

I wanted to buy this bag as it seems a good deal.

But I find it a bit weird when there is only 1 picture.

It stated free shipping in the cart when it auto select United States (default) but I couldn’t find any shipping cost.

So I decided to get in touch through the website asking about shipping fee and if they accept international credit card. No reply.

Not much information I can get from the website.

I saw a US address and thought it looks legitimate but I had concern on the Gmail email address.

I tried checking out my item and I was required to create an account. So I created an account. DOB, phone number and home address were required. I actually filled up all my real information.

Luckily, iPhone prompted me a strong password and I decided to use it, instead of my few standard passwords.

I didn’t see the email in my inbox. Found it in my scam folder today after I got suspicious.

Email sent by gmail account, yet detected as a scam.

I tried to check out yesterday and noted free shipping.

I have just amended the address that I have registered as the website refused to let me delete the address. Above is a screenshot today in order to show the free shipping.

I sent another message through the contact us form to confirm the free shipping but no reply.

This was when I got suspicious about this website. How can an item be so cheap and with free shipping to Singapore? Nothing is cheap, fast and good.

I started to look through the website again.

Spotted the grammar errors etc. a professional website should not have.

How can a US company be using a gmail account for the company email?

Customer care category just seems so wrong.

I decided to google for reviews but can’t find any. Googled further and found this.

OMG. Lucky me that I have not made any purchase or keyed my credit card number.

Most likely even if it is a real website, I would be receiving a counterfeit if I bought it.

Online fraud or fake items…

Lucky me!

I’m glad my 6th sense worked when I used a strong password generated by iPhone which I don’t even know what it is. However, my real information was stored for at least 1 day which I had amended. Hopefully, I don’t have any trouble. Keeping my fingers crossed.

I’m writing this post is to warn all of us to look out for tell tale signs or warning signs before we create an account or make any online purchase.

I have learnt my lesson. Hopefully nothing bad happens.

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Review: It’s Skin The Fresh mask Tea Tree

Daily Mask Review: It’s Skin The Fresh mask Tea Tree

The cushion pulp sheet includes nutrition from fresh and natural ingredients. The mask controls sebum balance providing clean and clear skin care.

How to use:

  1. After washing, wipe off skin with a toner, pull out the mask sheet and unfold it.
  2. Attach tightly onto face by adjusting eyes and nose area.
  3. Remove it after 15~20 minutes, and gently tap the remaining essence for absorption.

The mask was soaked with essence when I first took out from the packaging. I placed it on my face for 15 minutes. It was cooling and refreshing. It immediately quenched the thirst of my skin for moisture.

I chose this mask tonight as there was a pimple popping out due to my late night sleep in the wee hours of singles day as I was trying to get the online shopping discount before the items ran out of stock.

This mask was soothing and refreshing. It smells nice too! The remaining essence on the packaging was applied to both my legs. The skin on my legs felt moisturized and smooth.

Overall, I think it’s a simple moisturizing mask that is cheap.

Price: Should be S$2
Where to buy: It’s Skin outlets
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Repurchase: Yes
Country of origin: Korea

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Review: It’s Skin Green Tea Watery Mask Sheet

Daily Masking Review: It’s Skin Green Tea Watery Mask Sheet

This soft, cotton sheet mask from Korean Beauty label It’s Skin contains green tea extract to clarify the complexion and increase skin’s moisture levels to make it softer and smoother.

The soft and transparent sheet that moulds to your face and leaves the skin visibly brighter, smoother and more radiant.

The mask contains star calming, clarifying and hydrating ingredients green tea, cucumber and hinoki cypress water.

Green Tea Extract – an antioxidant, with anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties, as well as hydrating benefits.

Cucumber extract – rich in vitamins, polyphenols, polysaccharides, minerals and other nutrients. Cucumbers are good for oily skin but also very hydrating and anti-inflammatory.

Hinoki Cypress Water – a Japanese tree species that contains Phytoncide, known for its anti-bacterial effects.

How to use:

  1. Unfold It’s Skin Green Tea Watery Mask Sheet and lay it over clean and toned skin.
  2. After 15 – 20 minutes remove the mask and discard.
  3. Pat any remaining essence into your skin to aid absorption.
  4. Follow with your regular serum

The mask is thin, yet adheres well onto the face. The mask is cooling and moisturizing but it’s definitely not watery. The essence of the mask is sufficient for 15-20 minutes on the skin. It smells lightly fresh. Soothing and calming for the skin.

It’s an affordable mask to be placed every night. Other than that, nothing special about this mask.

Price: Should be S$2
Where to buy: It’s Skin outlets
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Repurchase: Maybe yes since it’s cheap
Country of origin: Korea

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Review: It’s Skin Aloe Relaxing Masking Sheet

Daily Masking Review: It’s Skin Aloe Relaxing Masking Sheet

This is a mask with a simple design for its packaging. I’m fine with simple design as long as it provides results.

This is a moisturizing mask that contains aloe vera leaf extracts to deliver fresh moisture to dry and rough skin. It helps to calm sensitive skin while leaving it purified and feeling comfortable.

The Nude Seal Sheet is thin, yet adheres well to the skin.

How to use:

  1. After face wash use toner, place mask sheet onto face evenly.
  2. Remove pack after 15- 20 minutes, pat excess essence gently for absorption.

It’s so thin that you don’t feel like you are wearing a mask.

This mask serves its purpose of relaxing and moisturizing the skin. However, after removing the mask for a while, my skin thirst for moisture again.

It’s an affordable mask to be placed every night. Other than that, nothing special about this mask.

Price: Should be S$2
Where to buy: It’s Skin
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Repurchase: Maybe yes since it’s cheap
Country of origin: Korea

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Review: Nature Factory PUCCA Aquamax Mask

Daily Masking Review: Nature Factory PUCCA Aquamax Mask

I have been a little lazy lately. Little lazy as I’m not putting masks everyday. Very lazy as I have not been reviewing on the masks nowadays even though I still try out many new masks.

However, I thought I should review this as it is the last piece in the PUCCA Character Mask series that I have bought.

I am in need of a moisturizing mask since I have not been putting masks in the last few days. This Aquamax mask caught my attention.

This mask contains Aqua max energy with excellent moisture retention. It rapidly supplies moisture as soon as applied, which gives watery skin.

This mask is recommended for rough skin, dry skin, dull skin, skin that can not absorb makeup products.

The 100% pure cotton sheet attaches skin tightly to increases the absorption of ampoule. By applying ceramide stabilizing liposome technology, processed to the smallest particles. The stabilized ceramide helps to protect the skin’s natural moisture.

Main Ingredients: Honey, Ceramide 3, hyaluronic acid, organic (Calendula, pasqueflower, usnea, Zanthoxylum piperitum)

How to use:

  1. After washing, wipe off skin with toner, attach a mask to face.
  2. After taking a comfortable rest for about 10-20 minutes, remove the mask.
  3. After removing the mask, lightly tap the remaining essence on the face for absorption.

As the previous masks that I have tried in this series, the mask came with a string smell. I believed it was due to the printing. This mask has completed 96 hours skin irritation test and passed printing ink stability test.It does not irritate my skin but I just don’t like the smoky smell.

It provides instant moisture when I placed it on my thirsty skin. It was still moisturizing even after 15 minutes. My face still felt moisturized after I removed the mask. I massaged the remaining essence onto my skin as it was quite a lot and tapping just doesn’t do the job.

I would prefer a normal mask with such moisturizing effect. However, it’s fun putting on this mask if my kids are not yet asleep. They love characters masks.

Price: US$0.81 (I bought at clearance price from Korea Depart but its available at US$1.25 now)
Where to buy: Watson’s/ Guardian (not sure if still available.
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Repurchase: Maybe yes
Country of origin: Korea

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Review: Nature Factory PUCCA Donkey Black Milk Mask

Daily Masking Review: Nature Factory PUCCA Donkey Black Milk Mask

Donkey milk is most similar to breast milk, hypoallergenic and human body friendly. This mask contains 4 times EGF than normal milk, suitable for extremely dry skin.

  • Plant ingredient and donkey milk gives watery skin full of moisture.
  • Synergy effect with sheet that fits perfectly, conveys delicate moisturizing.
  • 100% pure cotton black sheet attaches skin tightly to increases the absorption of ampoule.
  • Completed 96 hours skin irritation test. Passed printing ink stability test.
  • 7-free (imidazolidinyl urea, mineral oils, parabens, benzophenone, formaldehyde, artificial hardener, animal oils)

Main Ingredients: Donkey milk 5,000ppm, organic (calendula, pasqueflower, usnea, Zanthoxylum piperitum)

How to use

  1. After washing, wipe off skin with toner, attach a mask to face.
  2. After taking a comfortable rest for about 10-20 minutes, remove the mask.
  3. After removing the mask, lightly tap the remaining essence on the face for absorption.

The mask was heavy with essence when I removed it from the packaging. It does not have an unpleasant smell, unlike some other black mask. I like the thick quality mask as it did not tear when I unfolded it.

The mask was cooling and provided instant moisturizing effect to my face. The excess essence in the packaging was applied to my legs. There was remaining essence on my face after 15 mins when I removed the mask. I massaged it onto my face and neck. I think I smelled charcoal when I removed the mask. I placed the used mask on my knee and it moisturized the knee area.

Wow! I think this mask is as good as the white one. Unlike the PUCCA character masks which has an unpleasant smell and thin mask, this mask smells nice and is of thick quality. Thumbs up!

Price: US$0.83

Where to buy: Korea Depart

Rating: 3.5 out of 5

Repurchase: Yes

Country of origin: Korea

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Review: Nature Factory PUCCA Donkey Milk Mask

Daily Masking Review: Nature Factory PUCCA Donkey Milk Mask

Donkey milk is most similar to breast milk, hypoallergenic and human body friendly. The mask contains 4 times EGF than normal milk, suitable for extremely dry skin.

  • Plant ingredient and donkey milk gives watery skin full of moisture.
  • Synergy effect with white sheet that fits perfectly, conveys delicate moisturizing.
  • 100% pure cotton sheet attaches skin tightly to increases the absorption of ampoule.
  • Completed 96 hours skin irritation test. Passed printing ink stability test.
  • 7-free (imidazolidinyl urea, mineral oils, parabens, benzophenone, formaldehyde, artificial hardener, animal oils)

Full Ingredients: Purified water, Glycerin, Butylene glycol, Grapefruit extract, Propanediol, Ethanol, Dimethicone, Donkey oil extract (containing 5,000 ppm), Calendula Flower Extract, Chamomile Flower Extract, Centella asiatica Extract, Herbal Extract, Herbal Extract, Artemia Extract, Olive Oil, Meadow Foam Seed Oil, Lavender Flower Extract, Lemon Grass Leaf Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Polyglutamic C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, carbomer, Pigi-40 hydrogenetic castor oil, adenosine, sodium polyacrylate, potassium hydroxide, sodium hydroxide, Ethylhexyl glycerin, phenoxyethanol, fragrance

How to use

  1.  After washing, wipe off skin with toner, attach a mask to face.
  2. After taking a comfortable rest for about 10-20 minutes, remove the mask.
  3. After removing the mask, lightly tap the remaining essence on the face for absorption.

The mask is full of essence when I took out from the packaging. It was heavy. I placed the mask for 15 minutes on my face. The remaining essence in the packaging was applied into my legs. It provided moisture to my skin.

The mask was cooling on my face and provides instant moisturizing effect to my skin. The mask was still wet when I removed it. I have to pat the remaining essence on my face into the skin.

The mask quality was good and thick. I like the fact that no extra plastic was found in the mask. The mask was easily unfolded as it was thick.

It serves the purpose of moisturizing my skin. The essence was thick and slightly milky. I still felt moisturized after removal of the mask. Worth the value for the moisturizing effect and quality of the mask!

Price: US$0.83

Where to buy: Korea Depart

Rating: 3.5 out of 5

Repurchase: Yes

Country of origin: Korea

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Review: Luxury Soo Dohwa – E.G.F Mask Pack

Daily Masking Review: Luxury Soo Dohwa E.G.F Mask Pack

The mask claims that it will provide you with a peach-toned skin appearance like a young girl and will remove your deep wrinkles and help you to maintain elasticity. It will also reduces the irritation of the skin.

  • Prunus Persica (Peach) Flower Extract : Elasticity, Anti-freckles, Anti-discoloration
  • Allantoin : Skin trouble relief, Restoration of damaged skin, Wound Healing (Anti-inflammation), Antibacterial effect, Antioxidant effect
  • Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract : Soothing, Antibacterial effect, Skin-whitening, Anti-inflammation
  • Polygonum multiflorum root Extract : Skin inflammation relief, Itchy skin relief, MoisturizingHow to use:
    After washing face, soothing the skin by using cosmetic water.
    Apply boosting eye cream to your face, applying it gently tapping on the skin.
    Open up the pouch, take the sheet out of it and then carefully put the product on your face tightly.
    Remove the mask after around 10 to 20 minutes.
    Absorb the remaining contents by tapping it to penetrate into your skin.1. After washing face, soothing the skin by using cosmetic water.

I applied the anti wrinkle eye cream to my eye area before I placed the mask on my face. It doesn’t smell like facial cleanser, unlike the previous times.

I took the mask out from the packaging and it was heavily soaked in the essence. The mask was moisturizing throughout the 25 minutes and instantly moistened up my skin. No Ginseng smell but it smells pleasant. The mask was still wet after I removed it. I had to massage the remaining essence onto my skin.

I really love the moisturizing effect of this mask. My skin still felt moisturized after removal of the mask. Other than that, I don’t see any immediate effect from the mask.

Price: S$1 (I bought it as a Sample. 4 at S$3.99)

Where to buy: SampleStore

Rating: 3.5 out of 5

Repurchase: Yes

Country of origin: Korea

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Review: Luxury Soo Bopye – Snail Mask Pack

Daily Masking Review: Luxury Soo Bopye Snail Mask Pack

This mask pack consists of an eye wrinkle cream and a piece of face mask.

Condroitin sulfuric acid, a type of mucopolysaccharides, contained in snail mucus, will activate dendritic polysaccharide, invigorating and adding elasticity to skin.

The mask contains various selected extracts including Yeast extracts, keeping your skin lifted as well as brightened and clean.

  • Snail Secretion Filtrate : Elasticity, Containing Vitamin A, C, E, Moisturizing, Anti-inflammation, Antioxidant effect, Promoting collagen synthesis, Exfoliating
  • Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract : Elasticity, Antibacterial effect, Anti-inflammation
  • Goldthread Extract : Antibacterial effect, Anti-inflammation, Soothing
  • Scutellaria root Extract : Anti-inflammation, Antioxidant effect, Skin-whitening

How to use:

  1. After washing face, soothing the skin by using cosmetic water.
  2. Apply boosting eye cream to your face, applying it gently tapping on the skin.
  3. Open up the pouch, take the sheet out of it and then carefully put the product on your face tightly.
  4. Remove the mask after around 10 to 20 minutes.
  5. Absorb the remaining contents by tapping it to penetrate into your skin.1. After washing face, soothing the skin by using cosmetic water.

The mask was moisturizing throughout the 25 minutes and instantly moistened up my skin. It smelled of ginseng which made me think it’s so healthy. The mask was still wet after I removed it. I had to massage the remaining essence onto my skin.

I forgot to apply the anti wrinkle eye cream before the mask and I applied it (after I removed the mask) on my cheek area, instead of my eye area and used up the rest on my legs. Why? Because it smells a little like facial cleanser which made me doubt it and I even washes my hands after applying it.

Overall, great as a moisturizing mask although it supposed to be anti wrinkle. My skin still felt moisturized after removal of the mask.

Price: S$1 (I bought it as a Sample. 4 at S$3.99)

Where to buy: SampleStore

Rating: 3 out of 5

Repurchase: Yes

Country of origin: Korea

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