The Body Shop Seaweed Iconic Clay Mask Review


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The Body Shop Seaweed Iconic Clay Mask review

The Body Shop Seaweed Ionic Clay Mask is something I bought from IMBB’ sale long ago. This item was put on sale by Priya and she sent me this within three days of confirming the payment. The actual price of this clay mask is around 1095, but I got it from Priya at Rs. 450, isn’t that a steal?, and she had used this mask for only about two times or so, and basically, I got this almost full. I was looking for a clay mask at that time for my oily skin and I did not think twice before getting it. Body Shop’s Seaweed range is exclusively meant for combination/oily skin and I believe the toner and moisturizer have already been reviewed here. Now, it’s the time for this clay mask to be reviewed.

tbs sweaweed clay mask

FROM THE WEBSITE ABOUT BODY SHOP SEAWEED IONIC CLAY MASK:
A deep-cleansing mask treatment with algae extracts and combined natural ionic clay action to draw impurities from the pores and absorb excess oil. Enriched with minerals to condition and revitalise the skin. Best if you want to detoxify and deep cleanse your skin with a weekly mask that uses natural ionic clay action to draw out impurities and control excess oil.
Best for: oily/combination skin

HOW IT WORKS:
• Community Trade bladderwack seaweed and seaweed harvested from the French coast balance skin tone and purify and clarify the complexion.
• 100% natural clay complex cleanses and revitalizes skin; negatively charged ions act like magnets to draw out dirt and impurities from the pores.

A LITTLE ABOUT BLADDERWACK SEAWEED:


A source of iodine; reported to help remove toxins. Derived from thallus of Fucus Vesiculosus. Bladderwrack is a seaweed. This extract is recommended for toning the skin and stimulating cell activity.

PRICE: Rs. 1095 is the original price, through IMBB sale, I got at Rs. 450.

MY TAKE ON THE BODY SHOP SEAWEED IONIC CLAY MASK:

tbs sweaweed clay mask

This thick clay mask comes in a 100 mL plastic container which is very sturdy, I mean it gets thrown around so much, it has to be sturdy after all. The clay mask has a very strong smell, something like what a detergent would smell, but much more stronger and sweeter, hope you got it. The clay mask is very thick and grayish in colour. Again, because of the thick consistency, I had to dilute it with a little water to let it spread easily. Remarkably, the clay mask dries off almost as immediately as you apply it, so it is obvious that a thin layer won’t do. A thick layer is what will work. After washing off the mask, I could see that it has cleansed my face thoroughly. It didn’t leave the skin dry. I felt my skin was much refreshed and I use it whenever I feel my skin has become too oily. It does not soften or smooth the skin, just a refreshing kind of feeling and will work best for summer months when the skin tends to becomes oily and greasy. However, if you leave the mask in open air in the container, it very easily dries up sitting in the tub. My friend who has dry skin tried this mask and she felt her skin had become somewhat dry, so it won’t work for dry skin people. Overall, I found it worked fine for my oily skin and clay masks are so good at sucking oil from the skin.

PROS OF BODY SHOP SEAWEED IONIC CLAY MASK:

• Works best for oily skin sucking up oil and refreshing the skin.
• Does not dry out oily skin.
• There is a lot of product in the tub and it will last really long.
• I like the detergent kind of scent.

CONS OF BODY SHOP SEAWEED IONIC CLAY MASK:

• Will dry out dry skin.
• Does not smoothen or soften skin.
• Does not have any kind of brightening effect.
• Dries out quickly, within a few minutes.
• Costly at Rs. 1095 rupees.
• Strong detergent kind of smell, which may not suit others.

WILL I PURCHASE IT AGAIN: Yes and No….because I like the way it works on my skin during summers…it sucks out all excess oil, but the high price is a major put off.

IMBB STAR RATING: 3/5…..-1 for the high price and -1 for drying out quickly.

Have you used The Body Shop Seaweed Clay Mask. Please rate in the box below

Also Read :
Biotique Seaweed Eye Gel & Almond Under eye Cream- Review
The Body Shop Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream Review
The Body Shop Reviews: Seaweed Purifying Facial Cleanser, Seaweed Mattifying Moisture Lotion, All-In-One Face Base, Cheek Colour
Lotus Herbals Face Pack Review: Teatreeclear,Claywhite, Marinyouth

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29 thoughts on “The Body Shop Seaweed Iconic Clay Mask Review

  1. We should all request Rati for a sale Naina…..like her personal sale has not come up again in a long time :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

    1. but she Miss dry skin..we cannot use the skin care stuff na..me want her makeup :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire: :vampire:

      1. haanh sacchi………..she so lucky :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali: but fartu….your skin tho so clear even in surat’s heat…how how :hunterwali: :hunterwali: :hunterwali:

        1. No jomo rember i told u abt the sudden bout of pimpless :wilt: :wilt: :wilt: :wilt: :wilt: but touch wood they are healing now.. 😐

          1. but me and rads sat with binoculars and stared at your pics……your skin is perfect :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

  2. fartu…….even I want to try the other ones….like the tea tree one and other fruity things :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot:

    1. Yeah i want to try the tea tree one..coz me use the tea tree face wash and quite like it.. :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin: hey jomo i wanted to ask u sumthng

        1. errr my friend na i sgettn facial done for first time..i hav nvr done it..which facial is gud for oily skin… pearl walla?? and is it okay to get a facial done if we have pimplesss…

          1. Fartu…..facials involve massage, scrubbing, and clean-up na…..so these steps definiately do add up a certain glow to the face……the products used matter only about a little…..but there are fruit facials and mint facials for oily skin fartu….and it’s not really good to get facials done if you have pimples…..because it gets spreads over to the entire face….waiting for them to clear up and then having a facial is good……..it aids in blood circulation…….

            yeah pearl one is good fartu…even the one with real fruits is also good…. O:) O:) O:) O:)

            1. Ohhhh!!!! dankkuu dankuuuu…u shud do a post on facials :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :jaiho: :puchhi:

            2. I approve this too jomo…

              hey farha… U r my dreamgirl…

              U know, i hav tried the mint facial and fresh fruit facial on special occasions and they both work well on oily skin… just avoid at the time u hv pimples…

              1. ohhh tarrryyy :puchhi: …hehe me haunt u in ur dreams kya… 😉 :shame: :shame: :shame: :shame: :shame: :shame: :shame: :shame: :shame: :shame: and thankuuu for the sugeestion :rose:

  3. hmmm..this look really nice Jomol..me too oily and combination skin na…so clay masks are meant for me!! 😀 😀 …Will check out this whenever it is on sale by TBS!! 😛 😛 😛

  4. Yeah Cali…check it out….the clay mask really lasts for a long time….I have not finished the tub yet :woot: :woot: :woot:

  5. Ohh the price is exorbitant for a clay mask :(( …..I am liking Lotus ka clay mask too!!
    Wish I get this in sale then I can try.
    Even with my TBS membership card I can get only 10% off Jomol :((

  6. Ayyo…..Jinal……..but then Lotus clay mask is working for you na….all clay masks work the same way…absorbing excess oil….so don’t worry…… :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: but I don’t use Lotus ka masks except the de-tan wala, which is good

    1. haan abhi toh Lotus is working fine for me. :toothygrin:
      And kal I did VLCC facial :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

    1. Mrun……… :violinbash: :violinbash: :violinbash: :violinbash: :violinbash: mere agle posts mein oriprem vapas ayega Mrun :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi:

      1. You reminded me of Rakhi’s dialogue in Karan-Arjun: “Vo aayenge!! mere karan-Arjun Aayenge!!!” 😐 😐 😐 😐 😐

        Btw, I wanted to tell you jomol… I saw in early morning wala dream today… You looked like this… (http://fresh.cinesnacks.in/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/actress-meena.jpg) I showed you my green colour ki wedding saree and i told you it’s kanjeevaram.. And you :violinbash: :violinbash: :violinbash: me and told ke its Rads’s and I stole it from her blog!!!! :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :sweat: :sweat:

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