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Face masks are remedy for most of our skin issues. However, it does take a lot of time and sometimes, busy schedule needs instant fixes. Brands have realized this and there are many 1 minute fixes available in the market. Nivea has recently launched Urban Detox range which consists of a mask, day cream and a night cream. I picked up a mask and night cream and today’s review is all about Nivea Essentials 1 Minute Urban Detox Mask. Read on to know more.
Price and Quantity:
$11.50 for 75ml
NIVEA Daily Essentials 1 Minute Urban Detox Mask allows you to exfoliate dead skin cells and deep-cleanse your skin. A simple skin detox that takes just 1 minute and can easily become part of your daily skin care routine. Refine your skin’s natural beauty and reduce environmental stressors on skin.
Aqua, Kaolin, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Glyceryl Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Microcrystalline Cellulose, ButyrospermumParkii Butter, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cellulose, Magnolia Officinalis Bark Extract, GlycerylGlucoside, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Dimethicone, Trisodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Citronellol, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Limonene, Parfum, CI 77891, CI 42090, CI 47005
My Experience with Nivea Daily Essentials 1 Minute Urban Detox Mask + Purify:
The mask comes in a tube like package. It has highlights of green. The product comes unsealed and has a white flip cap. The cap has the company name on it. The product closes with a click and is handy. The 75 ml tube is travel-friendly as there is no leakage. There is some information on the back of the tube.
The mask is pale green in color with green exfoliating particles. The smell is pleasant and has the typical Nivea smell. The exfoliating particles are from the bark extract of Magnolia.
The application is pretty simple. You need to apply generous amount of the mask and then leave it on for a minute. Later, remove it with a warm cloth or wash it off. The product is an exfoliating mask. The main ingredient of the mask is kaolin and as known, it doesn’t dry off in a minute and I leave it on for 5-10 minutes. The mask when applied on the skin causes a lot of tingling sensation and if you have sensitive skin, it might not be a good choice.
After washing off, the product makes the skin very soft and smooth. It gently cleanses the skin and exfoliates. I wet the mask a little and rub it off against my skin before washing it off. The granules are gentle and do not cause any issues. The product softens the skin and also closes the pores. My skin also looks brighter and this is due to the presence of kaolin. However, the product dries out the skin a lot and you need to follow up with a good moisturizer. The product also reduces the pimples. I usually dab it on pimples and it reduces the pimples within a day. The product does tone the skin. I have been using the product twice in a week and it is pretty good. The concept of detoxification is a little over rated and it could be a good cleansing mask. The product contains parabens which is a minus. Overall, it is a good one but it is nothing special and is just another kaolin mask. So summing up.
Pros of Nivea Daily Essentials 1 Minute Urban Detox Mask + Purify:
- Exfoliating mask.
- Reduces sebum secretion from the skin.
- Softens the skin.
- Closes the pores.
- Gentle exfoliation.
- Adds radiance to the skin.
- Cleanses the skin thoroughly.
- Reduces pimples and tones the skin.
Cons of Nivea Daily Essentials 1 Minute Urban Detox Mask + Purify:
- Contains parabens.
- Dries out the skin.
- Doesn’t work in a minute.
IMBB Rating: 3/5
Would I Recommend Nivea Daily Essentials 1 Minute Urban Detox Mask + Purify?
It is a quick fix. If you want to try, you can.
Would I Repurchase Nivea Daily Essentials 1 Minute Urban Detox Mask + Purify?
I wouldn’t as it is just another kaolin mask.
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