I bought this after first watching Tati's review on youtube - mostly attracted to it because of the natural ingredients listed. It promises to purify and tighten pores, extinguish inflammation & fight and heal blemishes, among other things. Which was great news for me because it sounds exactly like what my skin needed.
The very first time after using it, my skin had a nice flush and it was smoother and people noticed it too, so I was really happy about that. However, now that I've been using this mask once a week religiously for the past 3-4 months, the effects seem to have gone away.
I noted that it didn't do anything for any of my existing blemishes, nor did it help with inflammation. On the contrary, the mask feels like you're rubbing chilli paste all over your face, and I worried that it would irritate my skin even more (so far it hasn't). I don't have sensitive skin but this thing burns. The burning feeling slowly goes away once it starts drying though.
I don't know if it actually tightened or cleaned the pores out because I extract my whiteheads/ blackheads weekly myself. What I like is that it exfoliates; after the mask dries and you start washing it off, there are gritty bits that you can rub over your face before thoroughly cleaning off - It washes off like a dream, unlike other clay masks I've ever used.
I find that it works the best for me when I add serum into the mixture, the result was that my skin was smoother afterwards.
As for the price I think it's pretty reasonable because the tub has so much product in it and I only needed about a teaspoon and a half of the powder each time to cover my entire face. I feel like it can last up to a year or more!
It's not a fantastic product and I won't be repurchasing but it was a nice experience overall. The process of preparing the mask itself is pretty relaxing to me, so till I find a real problem solver, I'll float along with this one.