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! * LolaStar Hearts | UK Beauty and Lifestyle Blog * !: Natural Radiance: Cucumber Collagen Mask Review & Giveaway - CLOSED

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Natural Radiance: Cucumber Collagen Mask Review & Giveaway - CLOSED

The lovely people at Natural Radiance kindly sent me some facemasks to try out last week. I was particularly excited because they specialise in Korean sheet masks and I’d never tried any before.

I received a Purederm cucumber collagen mask(*) with vitamin E, which “visibly moisturises the skin and restores skin tone after UV exposure”. Unfortunately I haven’t been in the sun, but working long days at a festival last week has taken its toll on my skin.

First impressions:
The packet says the liquid saturating the mask is 100% pulp. I was worried when I opened the mask as it seemed to be too liquid-y but it’s very thick and didn’t drip. I was hoping it would smell really fresh like cucumbers but there didn’t seem to be much scent to it at all.

The actual mask felt like baby wipe kind of material and was surprisingly thicker than I’d expected. It looked huge when I took it out of the packaging but I guess my face is bigger than I realised, as it seemed to fit with just a bit of overlap on the hairline.

I left it on for about 10 minutes more than the suggested 15minutes, until the edges started to dry. When I peeled it off my face felt a little sticky, but this disappeared within a few minutes once the residue was dry.

Probably the most unflattering mask I've ever tried! haha

Whilst I didn’t notice any visible difference in my skin, it feels a lot smoother and rehydrated. The boy even commented on how soft my face was. It was lovely and cooling, so definitely perfect for a quick fix once it gets a bit warmer, or generally if you’ve got dull, dry skin.

The only downside is that they make you look like a bit of a numpty. Excuse my miserable face in the pictures, it was a little awkward to smile!

Would I purchase?
Definitely. At just $0.88 each these are a complete steal! Unfortunately Natural Radiance doesn’t ship outside the UK just yet, but when they do I’ll definitely be buying!

Definitely check out the website, it’s sheet mask heaven!

I was also sent extra masks for a little giveaway so to be in with a chance of winning one of these lovely masks then to enter you must:

    ♥ Be following my blog via GFC
   ♥ Leave a blog post comment with your GFC name & your favourite type of face mask.

Giveaway closes on Monday 21st May.

There will be three winners, announced shortly after the giveaway closes.

Good luck! :)

*Product sent for review

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At May 15, 2012 at 2:12 AM , Anonymous Mojemakaze said...

gfc: mojemakaze
I ‘Like’ the Natural Radiance Facebook page as Moje Makaze
I love face mask with clay

At May 15, 2012 at 3:54 AM , Anonymous Natasha said...

Oh my days, the pictures of you with the mask on are actually hilarious! Fair play <3
I'd love to try these. It's a shame they don't ship to the UK though. Enter me up!
GFC: Natasha
My favourite masks are LUSH fresh face masks.
Oh, and I liked the facebook thingy. :) xx

At May 15, 2012 at 8:49 AM , Anonymous Honor said...

GFC: Honor.

Hahaa, I love facemasks and have tried one like this before where it is impossible to not look ridiculous.
I love making my own face masks out of bananas etc...

At May 15, 2012 at 1:03 PM , Anonymous Emma Kershaw said...

I love face masks, one of my favs is the Soap & Glory Fab Pore mask which clears out your pores and helps to shrink them. 
GFC - Beautybyemma

Come and enter my MAC Giveaway if you haven't already!

At May 15, 2012 at 6:32 PM , Anonymous dorzidor said...

GFC subscriber~
I am enjoying my Japanese Barrier Repair Masks~~ :)

At May 16, 2012 at 10:46 PM , Anonymous Nida Moughal said...

GFC Nida Moughal
I use apricot mask and my home made mask.

At May 19, 2012 at 1:12 AM , Anonymous GiadaBeauty said...

Nice review! I love Natural Radiance, they are Korean Brands sheet masks and Korean Skincare products expert!
GFC: GiadaBeauty
Email: giadabeauty (at) hotmail.co.uk
Like Natural Radiance Facebook Page: Chloe Cheng
Favorite Type of Face Mask: Dermal Collagen Essence Sheet Mask

At May 19, 2012 at 9:19 PM , Anonymous Alex said...

Enter me, please :)
My favourite masks are clay type.

GFC Alex

At May 20, 2012 at 8:51 AM , Anonymous Quinieleong said...

gfc: quinieleong
facebook: Leong Quinie
my favourite type of mask is definitely sheet masks! usually I would put it on for an hour, I find that the effects are better. 

At May 20, 2012 at 8:06 PM , Anonymous emily.marley said...

GFC; Emily 
emily.marleyhotmail .com

At May 20, 2012 at 9:44 PM , Anonymous burleyr said...

GFC: rachelizabeth
liked on facebook :)
I love peel-off masks, less messy and I think they're grossly fun haha.



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