Peel-Off Modeling Mask
by Rosy Day Blog
Korean Beauty-MD’s Pick Aqua Moist Collagen Rubber Mask Product Review
I bought this product with my own money from Glow Recipe. I was not given anything in exchange for this review. I enjoy doing product reviews to share my own experiences with the product and hope someone finds it useful. I do not work for MD's Pick or Glow Recipe.
MD's Pick is a South-Korean brand that specializes in next generation water rubber masks, that unlike other rubber masks - they claim to leave skin hydrated and radiant, etc.
As quoted from Glow Recipe, "Rubber masks have been a celebrity skincare secret used in top Korean aesthetic spas for years. Modeling rubber masks are a step-up from regular sheet masks. When applied, the thick layer of rubber fully conforms to the shape of your face, allowing mineral-rich nutrients to be absorbed without the risk of evaporation. We've never seen such beautifully translucent and smooth modeling masks that peel off and reveal truly glistening and radiant skin! These easy-to-use packets come with all the steps you need inside."
Instead of an exhausted, depleted complexion, this claims to calm your (irritated) skin as well as rejuvenate it.
Step 1 (Gel Base): Aqua, Glycerin, PEG-75, Algin, Potassium Chloride, Butylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Schizandra Chinensis Fruit Extract, Coptis Japonica Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Propolis Wax, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2- Hexanediol, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Trisodium Phosphate, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, Cellulose Gum, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract, Plantago Asiatica Extract, Thuja Orientalis Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Behenyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Lecithin, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterols, Morus Alba Bark Extract, Squalane, Hydrogenated Macadamia Seed Oil Esters, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceramide 3, Lecithin, Chlorphenesin, Copper Tripeptide-1, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Disodium EDTA
Step 2 (Powder): Glucose, Calcium Sulfate, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Tetrasodium Pyrophosphate, Hydrolyzed collagen, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Fruit Extract, Gardenia Blue Color, Sodium Hyaluronate, Fragrance
How To Use:
Instructions from Glow Recipe are "Dispense the contents of the Step 1 envelope into the basin. Sprinkle the powder in the Step 2 envelope in an even layer on top of the gel. Mix well with included spatula until it becomes a consistent paste. Spread a thick and even layer onto clean, dry skin. Start with the cheeks, chin, forehead, and finish with the nose. Make sure a thicker layer is applied toward the edges of the face, as this will make it easier to lift and peel off afterwards. Leave on for 20-25 minutes until mask becomes a solid, rubbery texture. Gently peel off the mask and rinse off any residue with warm water. Follow with your regular skincare."
For those of you more visual, you can also refer to Glow Recipe's tutorial below:
The packaging is simple yet I think it really works to give off a clinical/professional spa-like type of feeling. It really makes me feel like I'm using something a dermatologist might give me versus other rubber masks that might just come in a mixture cup (and kind of look like some weird Playdoh). It's also slim and is easier for me to pack for a trip versus the ones that come in a cup. I can even just throw this in a bag/purse.
Scent & Texture:
I'll have to try this again as I don't remember if it had any particular scent to it, LOL. As far as texture goes, the product does start out powdery and then turns to liquid while you mix it. While leaving it on your face, it might seem like it never really dries, but you'd be surprised to see that it's actually turning to gel - which in turn makes it fairly easy to peel off.
I've used a couple of rubber masks before, but I've never really been impressed by them. For me, many of them lacked the key foundation of a face mask: hydration. After peeling them off, I barely noticed anything not even a hydrated face. With this MD's Pick one, even though it didn't feel particularly hydrating (as in soaking wet) on my face, after peeling it off I can immediately notice how much more calm and smooth my face was. As I continued with the rest of my routine my face was definitely more plump and retaining moisture.
This product is definitely a luxury so I can't say it's something I'd use all the time (I would if I could though haha). However if you do have the money and would like to feel fancy with a high quality rubber mask that not only feels cooling on your skin but actually leaves it hydrated and firm (real results) - then I recommend this product to you. I was at a convention in the summer when I first used this so my skin was definitely in need of some rejuvenation. Afterwards I looked more awake after use and I couldn't stop stroking my face, LOL.
4.5/5 = I really enjoyed this product, however, I'm still open to trying out other products that are similar to this.
Where to Buy:
None at the moment. Other rubber masks I've tried are not as hydrated this one, therefore I do not think they compare. Rubber masks in general are not cheap. I'd rather pay $9 for this one that actually works than some of the cheaper ones that don't even hydrate my face.
Any questions about the product and/or my experience? Just let me know!