[REVIEW] Tony Moly I’m Real Red Wine Mask

I just hoarded masks from Korean stores here in the Philippines. Honestly, I’m a bit skeptical of putting this mask in my shopping basket thinking it might do wrong on my skin,  I have a super sensitive skin. 

Nevertheless, trying out the first mask, I got the opposite result. I’m thinking maybe TonyMoly got the formulation right to the point that my skin is really loving their mask. Continue reading for my review.


For this post, I would like to review Tony Moly’s I’m real Red Wine mask. One of the reasons why I decided to get this is because of it’s pore care promise.

From TonyMoly.ph site:

1. Micro emulsion essence type mask to give moisture to skin

2. 3 layer pulp mask sheet to give deep moisture

3. Red wine extract clear pores and give silky texture

Ingredients printed on the pack:

 

Instructions in Korean. Good thing they’ve included graphical pictures for those who don’t read Hangul.

 

Instructions in English:

HOW TO USE

1. After washing face, apply mask on face.

2. 20-30 minutes later, take off the mask and tap gently the essence onto face

My Verdict:

> The serum smells good. It smells like red wine, but the sweet grape scent is stronger than of the alcohol scent.

> It half-filled my mask serum container, meaning, I can pat this all over my house tomorrow ❤


> I used a cold mask, plus used it while I’m inside a cold room (17 degree c). It actually shrink my pores and tightened it. I highlighted the cold sheet and the room as I think it also added as a factor for tightening my pores.

> Brightening of skin right after usage.

> Relaxing feeling to the point I almost slept on it.


> I didn’t experienced any breakouts, and no irritations experienced after used, only soft, moisturized and supple skin.

> No cons at all, just full of love.


> I’ll definitely repurchase, 100% sure. I recommend this mask for skin type combination, sensitive, and acne-prone skin.

> Priced at P62.40 or $1.25

Has anyone of you tried this mask? How was it? Did your skin love it too? Can you share your current favorite masks in the comment section? 🙂 Thanks! ❤

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[REVIEW] Pig Collagen Nose Sheet

This Pig collagen nose sheets, was on sale in Althea Philippines. I grabbed my chance to haul and decided to try the pig collagen sheets.

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One of my targeted problem is the whiteheads permanently residing on my nose. Let’s see how effective this product is.

Pore heating sheet – not really hot, but there’s a tingly sensation specially on those parts with lots of whiteheads. That sensation convinced me that it’s doing what it has promised.
As instructed, “leave the pore heating sheet for 15-20 mins, then wipe the melted waste. ”

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After 20 mins, I removed the heating sheet. It didn’t find any noticeable waste, all I could see is the serum. 1 min after I removed the sheet, that’s the part where I felt the “heating” process. My nose feels hot, but it didn’t turn red. I guess, it’s started working! Excuse my big pores.

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On to second step:

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Blackhead clear sheet – It’s a pore sheet. It’s sticky and it smells weird. It smells like dried chili, but no, it doesn’t sting once sticked on the nose. As you can see, I can’t smile 😶

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“Apply enough water on the nose, then remove the clear film with dry hands. Attach the white sheet and wait for 10-15 minutes until the sheet is completely dry. Remove the dry sheet slowly from the edge.”
At this stage, I felt sleepy, I felt relaxed, and I almost slept with the nose strip on my nose.

After 15 mins, it’s harvest time! Just a note, icky yucky post ahead.

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And lastly, the third step.

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Pore tightening sheet. At this stage, I could still feel the heat on my nose, and it turned to red 😂 This package contains lots of serum. It promises to close the pores after whiteheads extraction.
“Attach the final sheet on your nose and leave it for 5-10mins. Tap the remaining essence to let it absorbed into the skin.”

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Verdict:

It’s effective, but strenuous haha. Anyhow, I can feel that my pores are breathing well. I’ll leave the picture of the “after” big to magnify the effect of the sheets.

Pros:

1. It’s cheap, I got it for less than 100 pesos, less than 2$.

2. It didn’t irritate my skin, it only retained a hot feeling.

3. Affective. My whiteheads were gone 😄

Cons:

1. Strenuous and needs to be planned ahead as the whole process will take you almost an hour.
Will I repurchase: I’ll give this a middle rate. I have nothing against this product. Maybe I will repurchase ✨

Review : Naruko Tea Tree Mask

I haven’t read much out Naruko Tea Tree mask even before I purhased it. I’m a big fan of teas and maybe that’s the reason why I gave it a try. 

Kindly refer to the picture below for the benefit and ingredients of the mask. Got the picture from Naruko PH.  


For preparation, I always ensure that my face already cleansed by facial soap, and toner. For my mask step, I squeeze out some serum first. Spread and massage it all over my face. Once the serum has been fully absorbed by the skin, that’s the time to put on the mask and leave it on for 20-30 minutes and massage the face. Then if there’s still serum left in the package, empty it out and put the serum on the face. If I do the facial mask routine in the afternoon, I rinse it out with water after 2-3 hrs. 

Notice the word massage? Massage is effective, it does magic. Give it a try! 


The serum is clear, quite light and not thick. It smells great too! 


The mask is black and it covers my face well. 

Pros:

  1. It’s cheap. Around 80 pesos (1$+) for a sheet. 
  2. It has a minty/cooling effect and very calming.
  3. Serum is not sticky at all.
  4. Serum absorbs quickly by the skin.
  5. Makes skin soft.

Cons:

  1. I got a pimple on the day I used the mask 😦  

Will I repurchase? No. 

* disclaimer: We all have different skin types. This product might work for you. 😊 

For those who are in the Philippines and interested in trying the mask,  you may find Naruko in SM Department Store. They also have an online store Naruko PH. They have different creams and serums.