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Product Review: Paula’s Choice – Oil Absorbing Mask

Another product review, and again one from Paula’s Choice! 🙂 As many ladies and some gentlemen know, masks are essential when it comes to face care. I remember a mask I used many years ago – you couldn’t really talk with it on your face and if you smiled/laughed, it cracked. 😀 Because I have a mixed-combination skin (oily T zone, normal or dry patches on other areas), I tried out the Oil Absorbing Mask.

Paula's Choice Skin Balancing Oil Absorbing Mask Image from www.paulaschoice.com

Paula’s Choice Skin Balancing Oil Absorbing Mask
Image from http://www.paulaschoice.com

The site says:

This mask’s unique formula beautifully balances skin by absorbing excess oil without over-drying or making it feel tight. It also doesn’t include irritating, skin-damaging ingredients such as menthol, peppermint, or alcohol. The clay’s drawing action helps dislodge blackheads and cellular debris, while the soothing blend of anti-inflammatory agents reduce redness and irritation. The product rinses away completely leaving skin remarkably soft, matte, and beautifully smooth.

The mask does what the description says. I leave it on for about 10 minutes. It has a nice cooling effect, but I must admit that the last few minutes are a bit uncomfortable as my skin starts itching slightly. Already during rinsing it off and also once it is completely rinsed off I have a slight burning sensation on my skin, but my skin isn’t red nor does it appear to be damaged – quite weird. 😀 I have used it quite a few times and there seems to be a lot left in the tube. I might give it to my teenage nephews to try it.

If you want to read my other reviews of their products, just go to my archives and type in Paula’s Choice or Product Review.

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