LUSH Mask of Magnaminty

4.0

525 reviews

76% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.7

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 3.7

Price: $$$

INGREDIENTS

Bentonite Gel, Kaolin, Honey (Mel), Talc, Ground Aduki Beans (Phaseolus), Glycerine, Evening Primrose Seeds (Oenothera biennis), Peppermint Oil (Mentha piperita), African Marigold Oil (Tagetes erecta), Vanilla Absolute (Vanilla planifolia), *Limonene, Perfume, Chlorophyll, Methylparaben. *Naturally occurs in essential oils


Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Blue

To start off with, this product is super bright green, herbal, and luscious on the skin. It applies thick with huge chunks of adzuki bean in it that make it hard to spread…when I apply it to my face, I am left with clumps that just simply won’t come off my fingers on to my skin, so those go towards softening my hands when I’m done applying. It doesn’t take much, a double-finger scoop’s worth to cover the entire face (avoiding thin-skinned areas like underneath the eyes and too close to the nose.)
While it’s on, it immediately goes super-cold and minty, hence the “Mask of Manga*minty*” name, I guess. Not like Queen Helene’s popular one. This one is icy mint cold and it truly feels like it’s sucking my pores dry while it’s on. It takes about ten minutes to dry, no dripping, no clumping off as I first suspected. It dries up like mad and quickly with the setting texture of thin clay – lovely. My face can’t move once it’s dried but it’s a nice…”drawn out” feeling, I guess, like I’m doing my skin some good.
Now that we look like Botox monsters from the swamp, rinsing off is easy, just for the sake of you and whoever cleans the sinks, this may be best done in shower. It’s a total project in itself not getting this all over everything. But once you do, you’re left with a face that’s been “sucked dry” for lack of a better term. It feels especially nice following a good rinse and lather with a cooling moisturizer. It never fails; I can count on waking up the next morning with brighter, fresher, more youthful looking skin. Loving’ this stuff and will continue to keep it in stock. (Since apparently, this doesn’t need refrigeration and it has a stealthy shelf life for a fresh product.)

(And for reference, I've been able to get at least six uses out of a sample tub - which looks small - have your local Lush counter whip some up for you and try it out. Otherwise, this stuff isn't expensive at retail, either.)

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.



on 2/13/2012 3:27:00 AM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Dry, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Other

Eyes: Green

I LOVE THIS MASK. I have tried a multitude of masks - almost all of the Lush fresh masks, Dermalogica masks, Nutrimetics masks, Garnier, and so on and so forth. This is by far the best. After reading other reviews, I decided to follow the advice of another MUAer and scrub after using mud masks - it makes sense, bring the gunk to the surface then scrub scrub scrub it all away! So after cleansing and doing a very gentle scrub, I slathered on the mask (which was NZD$17.30 for what I thought was quite a large tub). It does tingle as the mint is quite strong, especially on such clean skin, but after a couple of minutes it's completely gone. I quite enjoy the minty fresh feeling! I know people often complain about face products being in a tub, but with the thick texture I can't imagine it'd be practical at all to put it in a tube. Plus, I am a normal person who washes my hands before dipping them in a tub... so I don't really get why people go on about it being unsanitary. After quite a while (maybe half an hour) I washed it off, I didn't scrub it frantically, rather just gently rubbed it off. I didn't actually even find it that scrubby. Then I went in with a nice fine scrub and gave my face a really good massage. After washing everything off, I slathered on my usual treatments and went to bed. When I woke up, my cheeks were glowing, any active pimples had either shrunk or completely dried up, and my skin looked more even and smooth. It wasn't dry and it wasn't oily. It was lovely! And I've done the same ritual a couple of times since, with the same results. I love this! I think it'll last quite a while if I use it twice a week. I don't think it has really diminished my blackheads on my forehead much, but it definitely dried up the bigger ones so that the next time I scrubbed my face they just came off. Fabulous product if you use it right!

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.


Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brown, Wavy, Other

Eyes: Green

Love this stuff! It smells nice and minty and makes my face feel fresh and baby-smooth afterwards. I like that it has scrubbies in it so when I wash it off I can scrub off the dead skin too. It can't say it's made a huge difference in my face, but what I do know is it feels great and it hasn't made me break out, which is always a plus!


on 1/27/2012 5:34:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

This stuff will really clear you out. It leaves my skin spotless and clean, just as a good mask should!

I recently tried switching to Queen Helene's Mint Julep Masque, which has great reviews, because MoM is a bit out of my price range at the moment... the MJM isn't nearly as good as MoM. It's not as exfoliating, and it leaves my skin more dried out. I need to get my hands on some MoM again!


on 1/18/2012 3:59:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Red, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

The Mask of Magnaminty was FREEZING and SUPER MINTY! My eyes were watering because of how insane it felt! I could feel jets of air in my pores! I left it on for about 10 minutes 'til it dried, and then mixed with water in swirls on my skin. The little black pieces in it made it sort of look like mint chocolate chip ice cream, and I'd say that's the best way to describe the scent too :). I have never felt so refreshed and clean! I'd say this is 10x better than Queen Helene's Mint Julep Mask. HG Mask por vida!


on 1/4/2012 3:10:00 AM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Medium, Cool

Hair: Brown, Wavy, Medium

Eyes: Brown

Refreshing minty & cooling on the skin great in the summer months to cool one down. Other than that I never noticed anything good or bad.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on 1/4/2012 2:34:00 AM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I love using this in summer! It gives my skin a nice glow and it exfoliates quite well. I am very pleased with the results.


Age: 19-24

Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Curly, Fine

Eyes: Brown

This is the only LUSH mask that you can keep an use for a longer period of time, it has a shelf life of around 3 or 4 months, which is good. This stuff is great, it draws impurities to the surface blah blah blah, according to everyone's reviews. This is true.
I splash my face with warm water to open up the pores then apply it with a foundation brush. It's cold on the skin and has an initial tingling sensation, don't worry that's just the product getting deep in there. Let it dry then apply water and rub off. I find the best way to use it is before bed time (preferably wash it off in the shower as it's a bit messy). You won't notice a significant change right away apart from feeling clean but when you wake up in the morning hello beautiful skin! :)
I use this 3 times a week. Smells like mint slice nomnom :) accidently ate some once.


on 12/10/2011 1:46:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Cool

Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Green

This was just ok... It smells just like toothpaste, and didn't break me out, but then it didn't do anything for me at all!


on 11/19/2011 6:20:00 PM

Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Brown

HG stuff... I have teenage acne prone skin, and my skin is also on the dry side of combination. I have tried countless mud masks but they dried my skin out horribly, causing me to break out even more. This stuff cleans, but yet, when I wash it off, my skin glows and feels so soft. I don't need moisturiser after using this mask, as toner is enough. I don't mind the smell, I think it is refreshing. People have said it smells like mint chocolate ice cream, but to me it's a somewhat earthy mint smell. Recommended if you have skin like mine. People who use this for the first time may think that the mint tingling may be too intense, but you'll soon be addicted.


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