I dropped by The Body Shop a few days ago to re purchase the Lightening Touch. I wanted to stock up on it ’cause I really like it.
When I got there I found out that it is out of stock and it has been discontinued. I got so disappointed. Good products always get discontinued. I wonder why.
Anyway, I picked up their latest face masks (I also went there for these face masks). I have been wanting to get these but I didn’t have time (I’m always in a hurry every time I go out).
These masks has 5 kinds and I couldn’t choose which one to get. So, I picked up the 5 scents. A mask for every need of your skin. Clarifying, energizing & radiance, deep nourishing, plumping, and purifying.
If you have read my 10 step skin care post one of the steps there is facial masks. This is my Saturday ritual. I usually used Korean and Japanese facial masks. I want to try these masks ’cause it’s organic and 100% vegetarian. Aside from it has very good ingredients.
Please read the description of each mask so you will know the ingredients and where it comes from and what it does for your skin.
Here they are:
Chinese Ginseng & Rice Clarifying Polishing Mask
Chinese Ginseng & Rice Clarifying Polishing Mask brightens, evens, revitalizes. For skin that needs an intense treatment to remove dullness and uneveness.
Inspired by Chinese traditions, creamy exfoliating mask combines revitalizing Ginseng, moisturising rice extract and skin softening sesame seed oil to reveal brighter-looking,even, supple skin.
- Ginseng extract from China, known for it’s skin toning and stimulating properties that help revitalize skin
- Rice extract from China, traditionally used to moisture and brighten the skin
- Community Trade Organic Sesame Seed Oil from Nicaragua, rich in oleic and linoleic acid to soften the skin
Instantly: skin appears brighter, revitalized, velvety smooth and pores appear minimized.
Facial after facial: skin imperfections appear reduced, skin appears more even and glowing and feels renewed.
I used this over the week end and I loved it. It has rough consistency so you can exfoliate your skin. This is not only a mask but an exfoliator.
I let it sit on my face for more than 20 minutes and when I washed my face I washed it in circular motion to exfoliate my skin.
After washing my face looked bright and very smooth. I felt also a little tightness around my face which is good.
Amazonian Acai Energizing Radiance Mask
Amazonian Acai Energizing Radiance Mask fights appearance of fatigue. Invigorates, boosts radiance.
This is inspired by the rituals of Amazonian tribes. Juicy masks with powerful acai berry, energizing guarana, and smoothing babassu oil exfoliates and invigorates to wake up the skin and help reduce it’s tired look.
- Acai berry extract from Brazil, rich in anti-oxidants and vitamin C that fight the appearance of fatigue
- Guarana seed extract from Brazil, known for it’s energy boosting properties from it’s high concentration of caffeine
- Community Trade Organic Babassu Oil from Brazil, an efffective nut oil known to soften, smooth and revitalize the skin
Instantly: skin appears revived and energized, visibly smoother and boosted with radiance.
Facial after facial: skin texture appears refined, skin appears clearer and healthier-looking.
Ethiopian Honey Deep Nourishing Mask
Ethiopian Honey Deep Nourishing Mask replenishes, restores, comforts.
Inspired by African healing and soothing rituals, indulgent melting honey mask blends pure community trade honey, restoring Marula oil and hydrating olive oil to leave the skin supremely nourished and rested.
- Community Trade Pure Honey from Ethiopia, rich in nutrients that replenish and retain moisture to comfort and revive depleted skin
- Community Trade Marula Oil from Nambia, a cold pressed light oil, known to restore and improve skin’s elasticity.
- Community Trade Organic Olive Oil from Italy, rich in omega 9 that helps boost skin elasticity and prevents dryness
Instantly: skin feels nourished, replenished, supple and restored
Facial after facial:skin appears softer, smoother and fine lines appear reduced.
British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask
British Rose Fresh Plumping Mask quenches with moisture, soothes, tones. For skin that needs to be quenched and replumped with moisture and comfort to reveal it’s dewy glow again.
Inspired by the European bathing rituals, refreshing gel mask is infused with real rose petals, moisturising rose essences, toning rosehip oil and soothing aloe vera which combine to leave the skin plumped with moisture and visibly smooth.
- Real rose petals, and essence oil hand-picked roses from Britain, that freshly replenishes the skin’s water reserves
- Rosehip Oil from Chile, rich in repairing omega 3 and 6 that helps tone skin
- Community Trade Organic Aloe Vera from Mexico, known for it’s gentle calming and soothing properties on skin
Instantly: skin is replenished with moisture and feels ultra smooth, silky smooth and tones.
Facial after facial: a dewy, youthful glow is revealed.
Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask
Himalayan Charcoal Purifying Glow Mask unclogs, refines the appearance of pores, reveals glow. For skin that needs to release impurities and toxins to help reveal a healthy, youthful glow.
Inspired by Ayurvedic traditions, tingling mud mask contains powerful Bamboo charcoal, active exfoliating green tea leaves & potent tea tree oil which combine to purify the skin and give it a new lease of life.
- Bamboo charcoal from the Himalayan foothills, known to draw out impurities and excess oils from the skin
- Green Tea leaves from Japan, rich in anti-oxidants and catechins, effectively exfoliate the skin
- Community Trade Tea Tree oil from Kenya, known to help keep skin clearer looking
Instantly: skin is deeply cleansed, detoxified, pores appear unclogged and refined leaving skin smooth and glowing.
Facial after facial: skin appears more youthful and healthy and feels rejuvenated.
All the 5 scents smell so good and I love the packaging!