Friday, August 21, 2009

Marcelle Clay Mask with Kaolin Review

While I was in makeup school earlier this year we were putting on and taking off a full face of makeup maybe 2-3 times a day and it began to wear at my skin. I started breaking out randomly and getting dry patches from washing my face so many times a day.

I began using my Pro Active mask as a spot treatment in class and soon almost the entire class was covered in my mask as well... it started to run out and I needed a cheaper alternative so I found this clay mask at Shoppers Drug Mart for $9.99 cdn.

After testing it out I really liked it and so I thought Id share :)

Marcelle.com describes this product as your very own spa treatment… at home.
Filled with nature’s own healing and cleansing agents, our Clay Mask absorbs impurities and minimizes your skin’s oil production and reduces breakouts. Its creamy texture makes it a dream to use and once dry it is just as easy to remove. You’ll see clean, fresh, healthy glowing skin.


I dampened my face slightly then apply with fingertips. It goes on creamy and smooth and actually feels refreshing.

Cheese! Flattering pic I know! This is the mask when wet.


Once dry it tightens up and you WILL look like an old lady! It will be hard to smile or talk so make sure you have 10 minutes or so to yourself because your skin will end up looking like this...

This is how it looks when totally dry.


What I liked:
  • Creamy texture
  • Fragrance free
  • Hypo-Allergenic
  • Easy to apply
  • Skin feels super soft after
  • Can be used as a spot treatment as well
  • Seems to make pores smaller
  • A little goes a long way
  • Gives you a bit of a glow after
  • Deep cleans
  • Easy to rinse off
  • Wont dry skin
  • Can provide a good laugh once dry and you look in the mirror :)
What I disliked:
  • Can get SUPER tight so if you put it on really thick be aware of this
Conclusion: I highly recommend this mask for a once in a while deep clean or even a spot treatment. It helps dry out pimples but keeps skin hydrated. You will look silly and its really hard to move your face but really that's the only downside I could find to this product.
I found the Pro Active mask drying and so I think I will stick to my Marcelle Clay Mask :)

xoxo
Farah
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1 comments:

Naomi on August 22, 2009 at 7:37 AM said...

Marcelle makes some really good skin care products; I used to use them back in the day and my mom's been using them for ages and her skin looks amazing (she's in her early 70s). I'll have to check it out the next time that I'm at the drug store.
Thanks for sharing Farah!

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