Review: Missha Pearl Mask

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As my reviews have shown, I’ve been more than a little obsessed with all things Missha. Today I’m reviewing one of their masks, the Missha Pure Source Sheet Mask Pearl. 

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The sheet mask is pretty standard–cotton, soaked in good stuff, and you’re to leave it on for 15-20 minutes (I wore my mask while in the bath.)

Well, my thoughts on this mask were that it did not work for me. I’m not sure if it was the combination of this mask with the Missha Pomegranate mask that I’d tried the day before, but the Pomegranate mask broke me out while I was wearing it. I tried this mask the day after to calm down the irritation, but it didn’t seem to have much effect. It calmed down a few angry bumps that were appearing right after, but the next day I noticed two or three more which lasted for the next few days. It’s been four days, and my skin is still looking uneven from all the spots. They are going away, but my skin tone is still discolored.

So–I am not a fan of both the Missha pearl mask and the pomegranate mask. But funnily enough I used another Missha product to calm down the irritation, very effectively–the Missha Super Aqua Snail Cell Renew Treatment that I just reviewed. The snail treatment immediately soothed my irritated skin–I was quite impressed.

So: I’m not a fan of the pearl and pomegranate masks, which stood in sharp contrast to the Missha Honey mask from the same line. Unlike both the former masks, the honey mask was delightful, both brightening my skin and smelling just like honey.

Lesson learned–I won’t love everything from the same brand, unfortunately. But, onwards and upwards!

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Review: Missha Super Aqua Cell Renew Snail Skin Treatment

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Spoiler: I am a sucker for anything snail + Missha.

I bought this baby from the US Memeshop, and have been using it for about two weeks now.

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The texture of the product is more like an ampoule than an essence, although I’ve been using it to replace my SKII essence in my regime. It’s more substantial than an essence, but goes on smooth, dries without stickiness and smells great.

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As with all the Missha Super Aqua snail line that I’ve reviewed so far, I really love this product. My skin is instantly brightened, and combined with the other products in the line (I’m also using the cream and have ordered the sleeping mask… waiting very impatiently for it to arrive!), I see effects almost immediately. The other night I wore a sheet mask which annoyed my skin, right after I took it off there were angry red blemishes all over. I applied the essence overnight and this morning, and most of the irritation has cleared already. I’m now even wondering if I will need to buy a separate treatment for those occasional spots, given how well and quickly this stuff heals my skin.

The best thing about the product, I think, is the quantity. I have used it at least twice daily for more than two weeks and it’s still 4/5ths full if not more.

Verdict: 4.5 out of 5, will definitely repurchase when I’m out.

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Review: Missha Honey Mask

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I am becoming a real Missha addict–just about everything I’ve tried from them works very well, and at an excellent price point. Today I’m reviewing the Missha Honey Mask that I purchased from the US Memeshop.

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Honey is supposed to be very calming for your skin and has tons of antioxidants and other good stuff. I’m a big honey fan–both in terms of honey products as well as just eating raw honey–so I thought this would be a good fit for me.

I really liked this mask.The mask is a fabric mask and comes in one piece. It actually smelled sweet, just like honey, but the texture of the mask was smooth and not sticky or tacky. My skin was really dry so it soaked up the mask like crazy! After wearing it my skin was brighter and definitely more moisturized. I’d definitely repurchase this mask, and am currently being tempted by the Missha mask set currently on sale ($5 off $20, with free shipping), given how much I’ve enjoyed all the Missha masks I’ve tried.

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Review: Missha Super Aqua Snail Sheet Mask

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In accordance with my obsession with All Things Snail, I purchased a couple of Missha Super Aqua Snail Sheet Masks from the USA Memeshop. I had the pleasure of testing it out last night.

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Win: directions and ingredients are in English!

My impressions: the sheet mask seems pretty typical–the mask solution was clear, and the mask comes in two parts (one for the top of your face, up to the bottom of your nose, and the other from your upper lip to your chin). The mask itself is made of nice spongey material that adhered pretty well to my skin.

Effects: excellent. Right after use my skin was glowing and radiant, and looked extremely healthy. It seemed like my skin had developed some kind of internal shine that I rarely see in other sheet masks. I would definitely purchase this item again, especially if I can get it on sale.

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