Review: Oriental Herbal Skincare Premium Mask Pack Silk Worm (Whitening Type)

Daily Masking Review: Oriental Herbal Skincare Premium Mask Pack Silk Worm (Whitening Type)

I ordered this mask at about S$1 from SampleStore to try out since I love to try out Korean sheet masks. Register for free at SampleStore and get free samples too!

Product Information from SampleStore:

Herbal extracts contained in oriental herbal premium mask pack will make your skin healthy and resilient, supplying nutrition to rough and unbalanced skin.

Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) extract, active for soothing the skin, and various herbal effective components will relax and soothe irritated and tired skin.

This product is excellent for anti-freckles, skin-whitening, and anti-aging by the use of Chaga mushroom extract, Ginkgo leaf extract, Raspberry fruit extract, Oristract poria root extract.
The extracts of silkworm grown up on mulberry leaves and niacinamide will improve your skin bright and clean by eliminating the darkness as well as invigorate your skin.

  • Silkworm Cocoon extract : Skin-whitening / Moisturizing / Pores decline
  • Oristract Poria root extract : Antioxidant effect / Anti-wrinkles / Immunity improvement
  • Poria Cocos extract : Dry skin prevention / Itchy skin relief
  • Bletia Hyacinthina Bulb extract : Skin inflammation relief / Skin-whitening

Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Propylene glycol, Niacinamide, Ethanol, Silkworm extract, Morus Bombycis Leaf extract, Poria Cocos extract, Bletia Hyacinthina Bulb extract, Ampelopsis Japonica Root extract, Paeonia Albiflora Root extract, Atractyloides Japonica Rhizome extract, Lactobacillus/Soybean Ferment extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Betaine, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Panthenol, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Rosa Centifolia Flower Water, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) extract, Xanthan Gum, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Disodium EDTA, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance

How to use:

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

I placed the mask for 25 minutes. There was a light TCM Herbal smell. It doesn’t bother me as the smell was not strong and was not awful at all. As least, it’s not some strong perfume or artificial smell. In fact, the smell was natural and quite nice to smell after a while.

It was cooling and soothing to my skin. It provides instant moisture to my face. However, I don’t see any immediate whitening effect. 

I would think it is worth buying this mask, considering the soothing and moisturizing effect.

Price: S$1
Where to buy: SampleStore (Register for free!)
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Repurchase: Yes
Country of origin: Korea

Check out my other Oriental Herbal Skincare Premium Mask Packs.

  1. Changa Mushroom
  2. Shang Whang Mushroom
  3. Agaricus
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Review: CLIV Max Hyaluronic Supreme Gold Foil Mask

Daily Masking Review: CLIV Max Hyaluronic Supreme Gold Foil Mask

This is a moisturizing 2 step gold foil mask which supplies intensive moisture for dry skin.

Step 1: Hyaluronic acid ampoule
Apply synergy ampoule before gold foil mask. Plant moisture ingredient quickly and gently deliver moisture.

Step 2: Gold foil mask
Foil ampoule prevent loss for skin deep absorption. The mask gives even fit on skin for moisture care. It is a sheet gold foil, inner sheet regular sheet double fabric. Gold foil ampoule for delicate absorption, regular sheet to prevent ampoule loss.

Major Ingredients: Hyaluronic acid, eucalyptus leaf, gold, fermented rice, green tea callus culture extract

How to use:

  1. After toner place step 1 ampoule onto face.
  2. Pull out step 2 mask, face foil outward and upper mask and lower mask onto eye areas for fit.
  3. Remove mask after 10 minutes, pat excess essence for absorption. 

Step 1 ampoule is a thick gel that has dual function of whitening and anti-wrinkle. It’s an ampoule for intensive moisturizing to sensitive skin that contains Camellia Sinensis Callus Culture Extract, Sodium Hyalurate and various plant based moisturizing ingredients.

I felt like a thick layer of gel covering my face before I place the mask on it.

Gold foil mask prevents active components from evaporating to maximize the efficacy.

I bought it at Korea Depart Beauty Haul at great price (US$5 for 5 masks) to try out as I have been seeing many foil masks recently. Gold is definitely good for the skin. However, I realized that the gold foil is only at one side and was to be placed facing outwards. The inner sheet was a thick sheet mask. But it did feel like the gold foil was preventing evaporation as the mask was still wet after 10 minutes. My face was still wet with the gel and mask essence. I massaged the remaining essence onto my face.

Mask is moisturizing and the effect lasted even after mask was removed. Skin felt smooth. However, I’m a lazy person to have a 2 step mask.

Price: US$6.30
Where to buy: Korea Depart
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Repurchase: No as it is too expensive.
Country of origin: Korea

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Review: INSbyN AC Calming System Mask

Daily Masking Review: INSbyN AC Calming System Mask

I bought this mask at Korea Depart Beauty Haul for US$2 (3 masks). The coconut on the packaging attracted me!

INSbyN System Mask Set consists of 6 types of masks:

  1. Calming
  2. Hydrating
  3. Moisturizing
  4. Brightening
  5. Lifting
  6. Pore Care

The mask contains fermented coconul oil (CCE) which can be extracted only 30 % by fermenting coconut milk. Fermented coconut oil strengthens the skin barrier and contains caprylic acid and lauric acid to enhance antibacterial and immunity.

The mask quickly soothes sensitive skin and provides rich moisture to make your skin smooth and resilient.

  • Wave pattern long fiber sheet with soft silk touch perfectly adheres to the skin.
  • Obtained KAA Atopy Safety Mark
  • Alcohol 0%

This mask provides moisture and nourishment to sensitive skin with a lot of sebum, soothes and calms skin for clear skin.

Main ingredients: Aloe extract, tea tree extract, green tea extract, CCE (fermented coconut oil)

LHS: Before placing mask. RHS: After removal of mask

I placed the mask for almost 20 minutes. It soothes my skin as you can see from the before and after photo above. The redness on my face was greatly reduced.

The calming mask soothes and calms my skin. It was cooling when it was placed on my face. The moisturizing effect lasted after removal of mask. Skin felt nourished.

I love this mask!

Price: US$2.71
Where to buy: Korea Depart
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Repurchase: Yes
Country of origin: Korea

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Review: The Face Shop Character Mask – Cow

Daily Masking Review: The Face Shop Character Mask – Cow (Nourishing)

The elasticity-nourishing character mask makes the tender skin look bright and elastic, making the skin look younger with nourishing colostrum.

Dermatologist tested and formula without 6 addictives (Sulfate, Talc, Mineral Oil, Quaternium, Polyacrylamide, Paraffin).

Triple Solution Essence contains Colostrum, Hyaluronic Acid and Collagen.

I placed the mask for 15 minutes. It has a very nice scent. Kind of a pity that my children didn’t get to see this cow mask.

I think I look like an opera singer instead of a cow. Haha!

Buying a character mask has 2 functions as mentioned in my previous character mask review:

  1. Amuse others around you
  2. Taking selfie to post it

Check out my other The Face Shop character masks reviews:

  1. Pig
  2. Monkey
  3. Puppy

The moisturizing effect is good but it doesn’t last long after removal of mask. The smell is nice but I am unsure if it smell of milk. I don’t see any younger looking skin immediately. 

The essence has high viscosity. I applied the remaining essence in the packet to both my legs and they felt smooth.

Overall, the mask is ok.

Price: S$4.90
Where to buy: The Face Shop outlets
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Repurchase: No, unless on sale
Country of origin: Korea

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Review: It’s Skin Pure Moisture Mask Sheet

Daily Masking Review: It’s Skin Pure Moisture Mask Sheet

I got this mask free when I made a minimum purchase at it’s skin outlet in December 2016. This mask was not for sale but given free with a minimum purchase.

It’s Skin Pure Moisture Mask Sheet helps to provide moisture and sufficient nutrition with Glacier Water of Alaska and hyaluronic acid. It gives hydration on the skin, and makes the skin balanced. 

How to use:

  1. Cleanse and dry face thoroughly.
  2. Open pouch, unfold mask and place it on your face.
  3. Wear the mask for 15-20 minutes and peel off gently from the edges.

Mask quality is thin but usable. The mask provides instant moisture to my skin. No smell and no irritation. I think this mask serves its purpose in moisturizing the skin. 

However, price is unknown as it was sold in the shops when I got in free in last December. I would think it’s worth to buy this mask if it is less than S$1.

Price: Unknown
Where to buy: it’s skin outlets
Rating: 3 out of 5
Repurchase: Most likely
Country of origin: Korea

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Review: My Beauty Diary Black Obsidian Moisturizing Black Mask

My Beauty Diary is one of my favourite face mask brands.

Tonight’s Daily Masking Review: My Beauty Diary Black Obsidian Moisturizing Black Mask

This mask is for moisturizing and brightening.

This mask has a unique 3D Hyaluronic acid structure that locks moisture into the skin to replenish and retain hydration. Mask material was infused with essential essences that provides the perfect fit that conforms to your facial contours and neck, delivering instant nourishment to dry skin. 

Products are free of paraben preservatives, alcohol, mineral oils, pigments and fluorescent agents.

How to use:

  1. After cleansing and toning, place the mask over the face. 
  2. Remove after 15-20 minutes. 
  3. Gently massage any remaining essence into skin with fingertips until fully absorbed. No rinsing is necessary. 
  4. Apply lotion/cream as usual to seal the nourishment.

The black mask covers not only the face but below the chin and a small part of the neck. Seriously, I can’t stand the smell of the mask. There was a strong smell when I took the mask out of the packaging. I could still smell the mask when it was on my face and it irritated my nose. I coughed a number of times because of the irritation. I have sensitive nose. I guess the fragrance it contained was too strong for me.

The mask was moisturizing and there was no irritation to my skin. The pro of this mask is that it extends to cover the area below our chins as that is the area we neglected the most when we take care of our face. The mask quality was also of good quality.

Moisturizing effect is good. However, I really don’t like the smell of it. I could still smell it even after the mask was removed and it caused irritation to my throat.

Price: S$10.90 for a box of 5s
Where to buy: Major pharmacies
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Repurchase: No
Country of origin: Taiwan

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Review: The Saem Natural Blueberry Mask Sheet

Daily Masking Review: the SAEM Natural Blueberry Mask Sheet

Mask sheet contains blueberry extract that protects skin age. It makes dull skin look young and moisturizes the skin.

Ingredients: Blueberry extract(1,000ppm)

How to use  

  1. After washing your face, adjust skin texture with toner.
  2. Open the pouch and pull out the sheet. Put it to fit to around the eyes and nose to all over face tightly.
  3. Remove the mask after 20 – 25 minutes and pat the remainder essence for absorption. Be careful when you spread the sheet not to be torn.

I love the sweet blueberry smell when I took the mask out from the packaging. The essence was milky purple in colour and I applied the remaining essence on my legs as usual.

The mask was cooling and moisturizing while on my face. No irritation and I really love the sweet blueberry smell. 

Affordable sweet smelling mask.

Price: ₩1,000 (~S$1.22)
Where to buy: gmarket Korea
Rating: 3 out of 5
Repurchase: Yes
Country of origin: Korea

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Petit Bateau 4-Days Warehouse Sale

Petit Bateau are well known for their children’s wear collections and its good quality.

Petit Bateau is named after the nursery rhyme ‘Maman les p’tits bateaux qui vont sur l’eau ont-ils des jambes?’. Which has been sung for generations in France.

In 1918, Etienne Valton – the son of Petit Bateau founder Pierre Valton – was inspired by this nursery rhyme to cut the legs off long johns worn at the time. The classic cotton pants we know today were born!

Up to 70% off Petit Bateau 4-Days Warehouse Sale at The Substation from 6-9 July 2017, 10.30am to 6.30pm. Hurry up before the sizes run out!

The Substation is located at 45 Armenian Street Singapore 179936.

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TOUCH Community Services 25th Anniversary Limited Edition LEGO Set

TOUCH Community Services is celebrating its 25th Anniversary by launching limited edition commemorative sets, using LEGO® parts.

Each commemorative set comes with separate LEGO® parts that you can assemble into photo frames with three familiar local scenes – ‘The Playground’, ‘The Void Deck’ and ‘The Mama Shop’, designed in line with TOUCH Vision 2030: Strong Families • Caring Generations • Enabled Communities.

For LEGO lovers, here’s your chance to collect commemorative memorabilia of iconic Singapore scenes, built with LEGO parts!

With every donation of $350 or more, you will receive one full set (comprising ALL THREE designs) in appreciation of your support. Only 500 sets comprising three different designs are available!

All 500 sets will be given on a first-come-first-serve basis, and while stocks last. Donations go towards the services of TOUCH in improving the lives of the needy and disadvantaged.

As a regular donor for TOUCH, I immediately donated S$350 when I came across this as my children love LEGO. This is why I would also like to share with you about this limited edition LEGO set while you can help the needy and disadvantaged by donating S$350. On top of that, your donation of S$350 donation will get 250% tax deduction. That’s S$875 of tax relief! Donate now by clicking here.

I received my parcel from TOUCH Community Services within 1 week from my S$350 donation,

It was hand delivered by easy parcel. The box was wrapped in a clear plastic with the courier invoice on it. Hence I did not take a photo of it.

A cover letter by the CEO of TOUCH Community Services thanking me for the donation printed on high quality paper.

My Little World products are made from original LEGO® products. However, they are not endorsed, supported or associated with The Lego Group.

The three designs come in packs of separate bricks and six mini figurines, placed in a box with instructions on how to assemble them.

The Playground-Daddy & Ah Girl Set

The Void Deck-Ah Gong & Ah Boy Set & The Mama Shop-Ah Ma & Mummy Set

Alyssa chose the Daddy & Ah Girl Set as she said she is the Ah Girl and she loves playground.

Asher chose the Ah Gong & Ah Boy Set as he is the little boy.

And they started building… and I built the Ah Ma & Mummy set. I couldn’t just miss out the fun building them right?

Acrylic holders are also provided for us to place our favourite photos.
Dimensions: 127mm (Length) x 63mm (Breadth) x 195mm (Height of Acrylic frame).
When the three sets are placed together, the combined length would be 381mm.

As what TOUCH Community Services said:”Like the many bricks that are pieced together to form iconic and familiar structures in our neighbourhoods, each and every one of us plays an integral role in the community. When we come together as One Community with our talents and experiences as a form of support for those in need, we can make Singapore a better place for us and our future generations.”

Immediately go to Iconic Singapore scenes, built with LEGO® parts By Roger to support TOUCH 25th Anniversary and make a donation online now!

Please type “350” (or any number more than 350) in the space (with SG$) just above the red “Donate Now” button. Please also type your mailing address in the donation form which will appear after you click “Donate Now”. To do so, uncheck the ‘I do not need a printed tax-deduction receipt’ option.

In appreciation of your donation, one commemorative set (of three designs) will be given per donation of $350 or more – on a first-come-first-serve basis, while stocks last. The commemorative sets are not for sale.

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Review: Tamrare Collagen Mandarin Mask Pack

Daily Masking Review: Tamrare Collagen Mandarin Mask Pack

The Mask contains Jeju mandarin fermentation and 1,500m deep ocean water. Fermented Citrus ingredient provides long lasting moisture, gives the skin vitality. Rich deep ocean water is a natural ingredient, makes skin fresh and clean thoroughly. Collagen ingredients keep skin soft and elastic.

The mask claims to keep skin clean and smooth, stimulates blood circulation and has high moisturizing effect. I will check it out.

Main ingredients: Jeju mandarin fermentation, deep ocean water 1,500m, collagen

How to use:

  1. After cleansing, use skin care lotion.
  2. Take out one sheet of the mask, apply onto face accordingly to facial contour close to the skin.
  3. Leave the mask sheet on for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove the mask.
  4. Use your finger to gently massage the skin, so that the remaining essence is fully absorbed onto the skin.

I smelled mandarin orange when I opened the packaging. It was sweet. I still smelled the mask when it was placed on my face for 15 minutes but it smelled artificial after sometime.

The mask was cooling and moisturizing when placed on my face. There was not a lot of remaining essence on my face and I just massaged them onto my skin. My face still felt cool and moisturized after removal.

Moisturizing effect is good. I guess it takes time to see firming effect.

Price: US$3.15 (Now at US$0.86. I bought it at US$1.52)
Where to buy: Korea Depart
Rating: 3 out of 5
Repurchase: Yes
Country of origin: Korea

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