An avowed concealer junkie (and L’Oreal fan) I had to try the Pro Glow concealer. I liked the Pro Glow foundation when I first tried it, but over time I realized that it was breaking me out a little bit. I sometimes have this problem […]
The L’Oreal Pro Glow Foundation and L’Oreal Pro Matte Foundation caught my eye a few months ago, and since I have fallen in love. It didn’t take much to win me over; both of these foundations do exactly what they say they will. They are […]
As soon as the L’Oreal Pure Clay Masks came out, I was dying to try them. I like L’Oreal a lot, because they are 1) French, 2) socially responsible, and 3) make consistent and affordable products. L’Oreal is one of the nicer brands at the drugstore, but L’Oreal Group actually owns other drugstore brands (like Maybelline and NYX) as well as high-end makeup brands (Yves Saint Laurent and Urban Decay). I’m always on the lookout for a new face mask to supplement my skincare routine, and L’Oreal had a beautiful campaign for these clay masks.
Part of L’Oreal’s advertising campaign for these masks was “multi-masking,” or using multiple face masks at one time. For example, you use a mask to mattify on your forehead, a mask to exfoliate on your cheeks, and a mask to remove impurities on your nose. There are three masks in the set: a eucalyptus mask to purify & mattify, a charcoal mask to detox, and a red algae mask to exfoliate. I only got the charcoal mask and the algae mask, because I wasn’t interested in mattifying (even though I love eucalyptus).
The L’Oreal Detox & Brighten charcoal mask feels cool and refreshing when applied. It compares to the Origins Clear Improvements Charcoal Mask, but the L’Oreal Detox & Brighten actually dries my skin out less. I like the L’Oreal Detox & Brighten better than the Origins Clear Improvements Charcoal mask. The L’Oreal mask makes my skin feel clean and soft, and I like that you can use it multiple times a week without your skin getting too dry.
The L’Oreal Exfoliate & Refine red algae mask has a very fragrant smell, which threw me off at first. The smell isn’t bad, I just wasn’t expecting it. I like that this mask clears away the dead skin and makes my skin feel very soft, but I think the reason it is exfoliating is less the ingredients and more the little micro-beads in the mask. I still like using it, though, especially to exfoliate my skin before I use a different mask, like the Detox & Brighten or the Aztec Secret Mask.
The L’Oreal Pure Clay Masks can be used several times a week. I do really like them, because they are gentle but they make my skin feel supple and clean. I prefer Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay to get rid of blackheads and really clear out my skin, but I like the L’Oreal Pure Clay Masks overall. They are gentle, and they feel more luxurious than the Aztec Secret because the L’Oreal masks contain multiple ingredients, and Aztec Secret is purely Calcium Bentonite Clay. I would recommend the L’Oreal Clay Masks to people who want moderate purifying, and who dislike the intensity of pure bentonite. I like using the masks separately, or together, depending on the state of my skin. The multi-masking thing really does work!
The L’Oreal Clay Masks are great products at a reasonable price. They provide gentle cleansing and softening. Have you tried the L’Oreal Clay Masks? Let me know what you think!
I’m a big fan of L’Oreal. L’Oreal Group owns far more than just L’Oreal Paris. In fact, L’Oreal owns Maybelline, NYX, Kiehl’s, Urban Decay, Yves Saint Laurent, and more. L’Oreal Paris makes great products in their drugstore line. I had a serious, long term relationship with […]