You might remember that a few weeks ago as part of the Bloggers Christmas Beauty Brawl I reviewed Aromatika’s Calming Clay Mask, and fell in love with it. Prior to this, I had already tried out one of their Mini Facial Kits and loved that too, so when the opportunity arose to try out another product, I jumped at the chance.
Over the past few days I’ve been testing out Aromatika’s lovely Rosehip and Geranium Moisture Mask and, once again, have LOVED the results. Recently, thanks to the cold weather, my skin has become incredibly dry and sore, and so, has been in need of a pamper.
The first thing that I noticed about this mask was how heavenly it smelt – such a lovely floral scent. I’m not one for heavily scented products but I ALWAYS love the smells of the Aromatika products. The fact that they’re 100 percent natural means that they always smell glorious.
I always like to do a little research into my products before I use them, to find out all the benefits of the ingredients. After a little Googling, I found that both rosehip and geranium oil are fantastic for skin, and come with many benefits. Geranium oil is known for slowing the signs of aging by tightening skin, helping to fight and heal acne, eczema and other skin conditions, and also for its amazing nutritional benefits for the skin. While rosehip is known for it’s skin rejuvenating and conditioning properties, as well as the fact that thanks to its high content of essential fatty acids, it’s a great skin hydrator. It’s easy to see why these two oils were chosen for Aromatika’s moisture mask, as their benefits are endless.
After cleansing my face and patting it dry, I then used a clean finger to apply the creamy mask. (The creamy consistency meant that it felt just like applying a moisturiser.) I wasn’t quite sure what to expect, as often cream-based products sting my skin, but not this time. At first my skin tingled a little, but that’s as far as it went. After a minute or two of application, the tingling stopped and the mask got to work.
As stated in the instructions, I left the mask on for 20 minutes. You can take it off before but as my skin was so dry, I wanted to give it as much time to work as possible. I noticed that after a couple of minutes the cream mask began to partially set – this was a good thing as it meant I wasn’t worrying about it coming off my face.
When my alarm went off signalling that the 20 minutes were up, I used a hot face flannel to gently remove the mask. Although partially set, the mask was super easy to remove.
Once I patted my skin dry, I noticed how lovely and soft it felt. My face also felt clean and fresh – almost as if I had used a cleansing product, and was very well hydrated. I noticed that most of the areas of dry skin had disappeared, and also that my skin look less red and oily than before. (I have dry skin but an oil T-zone.)
So what were my thoughts on the mask? Overall I loved it. It smelt amazing, didn’t sting my skin and was super easy to use and apply. As promised, after removing the mask my skin felt soft, smooth and well hydrated, not to mention soothed – the mask did everything that it promised, and more.
Priced at £14.95 for a 30 ml pot, this skin-saving moisture mask is more than worth the cost. The great thing about it is that thanks to it’s creamy, light consistency, only a small amount is needed each time. So from a 30ml pot, you could get at least five masks from it, maybe more – that’s less than £3 per treatment. Of course, when you take into account the fact that the product is all natural, organic and handmade locally, the cost becomes even more appealing.
I loved the results of this mask and would 100 percent recommend it.
*The product in this post was a PR sample that I was given to review for Aromatika. Although I recieved the product for free, all opinions are my own. I would never recommend a product if I didn’t believe in it.*