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Review: Carbonated Bubble Clay Mask for oily skin by Elizavecca

This mask is powerful and entertaining!

I thought that this exfoliating mask would be a great addition to my regimen, but it proved too powerful for me.



This mask is supposed to cleanse and  exfoliate the skin as well as unclog pores. And it does it brilliantly with its powerful formula of Charcoal powder, Green Tea and Pomegranate extracts and Collagen. But I used it only twice and had to stop, because it was just too intense for my skin.

I usually use Skin Doctors Gamma Hydroxy cream every day. It is a cream with both AHA and BHA. So when I applied this cream  after the mask, my skin was uncomfortable and sensitive. To me, this was a sign of over exfoliating so I decided to not use the mask any longer. I can't stop the Skin Doctors cream because it is just the best skin resurfacing cream that I've ever used. So the mask had to go.


Once on the face, the mask was very entertaining. It oxidized with the air and it became frothy. I made the mistake of applying it too near the eyes and around my nostrils, and the experience was not pleasant. The froth got into my nose and I was afraid it will get into my eyes, I had to wipe some of the mask off with  a tissue. While the mask was on my face, it felt itchy but that was supposedly a sign that it worked.... It looked funny and it was kind of entertaining. I think that it would be a great mask to do with friends. If you have not seen pictures of people using it, there are tons of YouTube videos you could watch.


I left the mask bubble on my face for about 5 min and then  I massaged it well. The itchiness stopped. Another 5 or 10 minutes like that and I attempted to wash it off. I write "attempted" because OMG, it took so much water to wash it off. It kept on foaming and foaming and foaming and.....I thought I would never be able to wash it off.

To share your experience with clay and other exforliating masks, leave a comment below.

Milu

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