Starskin is one of those quality brands who you may not necessarily have heard a lot about or seen in every store or website but which undeniably create excellent skincare products, predominantly face masks. They have now created the Starskin 7 Second Morning Mask Pads, a mask product which you can use super quickly and easily every single day, along with the creation of their Dreamkiss Bio-Cellulose Second Skin Lip Masks.
Starskin 7 Second Morning Mask
The Starskin 7 Second Morning Mask: 7-in-1 Miracle Skin Mask Pads come in a baby pink jar and even have their own little pair of tweezers to enable to you take out one pad at a time. They are a new-generation beauty innovation. They combine the ultimate 7-step morning skincare routine into one single mask pad, which instantly provides you with fresh and dewy-looking skin, with just one swipe!
If you feel the need, then there is absolutely no harm in using these both day and night. As recommended, I have been using them in the morning, especially those far-too-early mornings before work, when my skin is dull and lacklustre. The brightness and clean feeling adds a little pep into my step. As mentioned, they are so simple to use – all it takes is to remove one of the Mask Pads from the jar, using the included tweezers. Each pad even has a little pocket for you to pop your fingers into, making this skincare routine even easier.
Once you have cleansed your face with your regular skin cleanser, pat your skin dry. Never rub, as this can irritate the skin and it won’t help when trying to prevent wrinkles. Using the beaded side of the pad, gently massage the pad into the skin for those all-important 7 seconds, and then turn the pad over, and pat the remnants of the serum into the skin. There is no need to wash off the serum, as if you massage it in well enough, it has the rest of the day to continue working its magic.
I have quite sensitive skin, and I found that the beaded side, even though it was exfoliating my skin, didn’t irritate the skin, nor did I have any kind of reaction from either side of the Mask Pad. The serum side of the pad feels ultra soothing and cooling on the skin, which I have found so invigorating during the warmer weather we have been having recently, so I feel these are going to be great for holidays!
The 7 Second Morning Mask contains a 7-in-1 formula which:
- Massages the skin to help promote circulation
- Exfoliates to remove dead skin and refine the pores
- Tones to balance and brighten the skin
- Contains a fermented serum concentrate to nourish and protect
- Moisturises with a super replenishing day cream
- Acts as a leave-in mask with its slow-release formula to give nourishment throughout the day
- Gives a perfect priming base for makeup application
Each tub contains 20 of the Mask Pads. If you are going to be using these on a daily basis, then you are going to need more than one pot a month. However, after a week of using them daily, I found that I didn’t need to use them every single day. I then continued using them as more of a treatment, for when my skin needed added zest. My skin felt instantly well moisturised and cared for. After just a couple of uses there was a definite improvement in how my skin looked – much fresher and healthier.
Dreamkiss Bio-Cellulose Second Skin Lip Masks
Next, we have the Dreamkiss Bio-Cellulose Second Skin Lip Masks, a plumping and hydrating treatment specially formulated for dry lips. Each sleeve contains two individual Lip Masks. This nourishing mask adheres to the lips, feeling like a second skin. It helps to provide instant plumping along with intense hydration for a soft, smooth pout.
Dreamkiss has been formulated with naturally fermented, vitamin-rich coconut juice. It closely follows the contours of the lips for a skin-tight fit, delivering 15ml of super-nourishing serum. Another vital ingredient is Sea Fem, collagen and hyaluronic acid which instantly plumps and diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The formula also includes Coconut Oil to provide the lips with plenty of moisture, and honey and chia seeds to leave the lips soft and smooth.
The mask can be used as a skin treatment, or as a primer before applying lipstick or gloss for the ultimate pucker. To apply, simply remove the lip mask from the sachet, apply to dry lips and leave for 15 minutes. I found that the mask clung to my lips really well. It didn’t slide off, nor did it feel like I had to sit incredibly still for the whole 15 minutes. I could carry on as normal, whilst the formula worked its magic.
As soon as you apply the mask, it is instantly cooling on the lips. Straight away the lips feel ultra hydrated. I personally felt just the tiniest bit of tingling with these. However it didn’t last long, and it wasn’t painful in the slightest, more of a tickle! The masks peel away easily and I definitely felt that my lips looked and felt plumper. I don’t currently suffer from lines and wrinkles around the mouth, so I can’t comment on whether they would help reduce these.
With the Dreamkiss packaging being super thin and light, these too would make an excellent holiday treat, to get that pout perfected before a few cocktails in the sun!
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