This week’s Face Mask Friday post is a collaboration with Que Bella Beauty. It has been lovely to work with such a fun skincare brand. They are a UK company, but up until recently they have only sold in the US – managing to become Target’s best-selling face mask brand! Now, they have launched in the UK and you can buy their range of masks* from Amazon. All of their masks are cruelty-free and some are also Vegan too.
This is a completely affordable brand to add a bit of fun and sparkle (quite literally) into your pamper routine. They brand is all about self-confidence and self-love and exist simply to help you to that and have fun along the way. I want to share with you two masks of theirs that really stand out for me as being genuine winners. As well as one that didn’t perform quite as well, but that would still be good fun for a girly sleepover night. I’m always honest.Que Bella Beauty Cooling Avocado Clay Mask* (£1.99 from Amazon)
This is my favourite of the Que Bella Beauty masks that I’ve tried. It’s a thick clay mask, but it’s smooth in texture and it doesn’t set hard on the face which is what I hate about some other clay masks. It is so moisturising and softening and my face feels so smooth after I use this. Like baby skin. This is suitable for all skin types, but it does contain a little bit on menthol (to aid the cooling effect), so I would maybe patch test it first on your jaw if you have quite sensitive skin. Just in-case menthol is an irritant for you. My skin loved this mask and I’ve found that putting it in the fridge first really gives an extra cooling treat! This mask contains skin softening Avocado oil, as well as conditioning Shea and Cocoa butters. I do love these in a mask! It is a kaolin clay mask so it also deeply, but gently, cleanses the skin too and reduces oil – a good soothing clay for sensitive skin. I would definitely re-purchase this mask!Que Bella Beauty Professional Deep Cleansing Charcoal Bamboo Sheet Mask* (£2.49 from Amazon)
You all know how much I love a sheet mask! This one is great for all skin types, but especially those who suffer from breakouts. It deeply cleanses pores by drawing out impurities but it also conditions your skin too. It contains soothing Aloe Vera; Sodium Hyaluronate to immediately hydrate and plump the skin and help your skin to hold onto that moisture; Witch Hazel to reduce skin inflammation, reduce pore size and cleanse the skin of excess sebum; Iris Root Extract to encourage the epidermal skin layer to regenerate and repair; and Zinc, which is an especially good anti-inflammatory for acne. Even although this isn’t specifically designed for my skin type, I feel that it left my skin feeling really good – very clean and hydrated. I’ll definitely reach for this next time I get a breakout.Que Bella Beauty Professional Illuminating Holographic Peel-Off Mask* (£2.49 from Amazon)
I’ve long had an issue with peel-off masks as they have always completely striped my skin, and we’ve all watched those videos of the horrific black ones being ripped off people’s faces. Que Bella’s peel-off masks are actually very gentle and are more like peeling PVA glue off of your hands when you were at school. Their texture is very much like PVA glue and you can’t peel large sections off – just tiny little bits rolling off the skin at a time. So, I was pleased about that! This fact also makes them a great fun, sparkly choice for teen sleepovers and pamper nights.
Que Bella have designed these masks to remove dead skin cells and exfoliate the skin (via violet and jasmine extract), as well as hydrate it with Sodium Hyaluronate. Personally, I didn’t like these Que Bella masks – I found them very sticky (exactly like PVA glue) and so messy. It was a very sticky and time-consuming process to remove the mask from my face and I still was finding bits hours later. They didn’t strip my skin of anything, but they didn’t add anything for me either. My skin did feel softer afterwards, but that was more to do with the rubbing of it with a flannel to remove everything than it was to do with the mask formulation or design. I don’t hate them, but I don’t have any reason to like them either, and that’s me being honest as always.
This post is a paid collaboration with Que Bella Beauty, but all opinions are my own.
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