Every now and then our skin needs a little “pick me up.” Lately, I have been quite stressed out with moving homes and my skin has also suffered. Unable to keep up with my regular skin care routine and lack of proper sleep has made my skin dull. Since I rarely have time to do proper skin care, I rely on quick face masks to give me the results I want. This review will be on a product that I have been enjoying immensely during the last hectic tiresome month of mine. It is the Herbivore Blue Tansy AHA + BHA Resurfacing Clarity Mask.
A clarifying and cooling gel mask including blue tansy, fruit enzymes, and white willow bark to gently exfoliate, smooth, and resurface the skin. This mask is designed to clarify and resurface skin with soothing blue tansy, naturally resurfacing white willow bark, and gently exfoliating fruit enzymes. It leaves skin soft and renewed, and skin gains increased clarity and smoothness with continual use. It is formulated without parabens, sulfates, and phthalates.
What else you need to know: This product contains absolutely no artificial ingredients, fillers, alcohol, animal ingredients, fragrances, artificial colors, or unnatural preservatives. Each ingredient is included for a therapeutic reason. No animal testing is conducted on Herbivore’s products or ingredients.
My Experience with Herbivore Botanicals Blue Tansy AHA + BHA Resurfacing Clarity Mask:
Packaging: This mask comes in a small tub. I do like that a spatula is provided with the product hence you can keep it hygienic to some extent by not having to dip your fingers in to scoop out the product.
Texture: This mask has a gel-like consistency, but it is quite thin. Hence you require very little amount by applying a very thin layer onto the skin per use and this bottle will surely last you a long time. I use mine quite often and have barely seen any reduction in the amount of product.
Performance: I am a big believer in the power of chemical exfoliation for the skin. I use AHA/BHA products on a regular basis and have seen vast improvement in my skin. I love that the product takes a natural approach to provide you with the benefits of AHA and BHA by using organic and naturally-derived ingredients. I am quite impressed with the list of ingredients in this products and how every ingredient serves a purpose with no addition of harmful preservatives like parabens.
Effectiveness: I have been using this mask twice a week in the last few weeks since I have not been keeping up with my routine skin care, but when I am not being lazy and use my nightly AHA product, I only use this once a week. Once applied onto the skin, it gives you a cool yet tingling sensation. It is not unpleasant or bothersome for me, but if you have sensitive skin, proceed with caution and do a patch test first.
I keep this mask on as directed for 15-20 minutes and wash it off. It rinses easily with no greasy residue and the effects are noticeable almost instantly. My skin looks so much brighter, even toned, and feels like I recently had a professional facial done – so bye bye dull skin! My skin also feels soft and supple. It does not dry out my skin but I do feel a need to follow up with a lightweight moisturizer to balance out my dry skin. Every time my skin needs a bit of “pick me up,” this is the mask I turn to.
Fragrance: This product does have a strong acidic/medicinal type scent. I do not like it but for the results it give I will overlook the scent.
Overall, this is one of the best face masks I have used in some time. Super impressed and I can’t rave about this enough. I highly recommend this mask.
Pros of Herbivore Botanicals Blue Tansy AHA + BHA Resurfacing Clarity Mask:
- Instantaneous results.
- Leaves skin looking brighter and radiant.
- Leaves skin soft and supple.
- Does not dry out my skin.
- Just a little goes a long way.
- Natural, organic ingredients.
- Paraben-free mask.
Cons of Herbivore Botanicals Blue Tansy AHA + BHA Resurfacing Clarity Mask:
- Strong scent.
- Might irritate sensitive skin, do a patch test first.
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