[WondeRuci] Real Cacao Brightening Mask

I got this Real Cacao Brightening Mask during a Memebox sale, and this is the thickest wash off mask I’ve ever used yet. If you are a chocolate lover, you’d love the scent of this mask. It smells like a rich fudgey chocolate brownie
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How/When I use it:
– Applied after cleansing with a silicon mask applicator
– Mask was on for 15-20 minutes
– Removed with a facial cleansing sponge + warm water
– Followed by normal skincare routine
Product Information:
Brand: [WondeRuci]
Product Name: Real Cacao Brightening Mask
Size/Volume: 3.5oz or 104 mL
Price: $35 USD @ Memebox
Targeted Skin Type: Suitable for all skin types
Claims: Brighten skin’s complexion, and evening skin tone
Longevity: N/A. I’ve used this mask 4 times with generous application, and it is still full with product
Scent: [7.5/10 Scent Strength] Smells exactly like a rich chocolate fudge/brownie mix
Consistency: thick, fudge-y
Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Powder, Diatomaceous Earth, Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Algin, Silica, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Water, Polysorbate 80, Octanediol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Artemisia Vulgaris Extract, Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Allantoin, Fragrance, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Polyacrylamide, Laureth-7
In. Breakdown/Highlights:
– Cocao Seed Powder> aim to firm the skin. main purpose is to stimulate blood flow to firm the skin, but also has hydrating properties
– Grapefruit Seed Extract> aim to brighten the skin
– Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil> aim to moisturize the skin, has skin conditioning properties
– Silica> aim to control viscosity, it also gives the skin a smoother appearance
– Laureth-7> is an emulsifying agent
(these ingredients stood out to me, and therefore is included in the breakdown. For more information visit CosDNA)
My thoughts:
It was difficult using this mask due to it’s consistency. It begins to melt a little once on the skin, making application a little easier. The mask heats up a little bit while on the skin, stimulating blood flow. This would help to tighten and firm up the skin. Washing off the mask is just as difficult without a facial cleansing sponge. Warm water is highly recommended. After removing this mask, my skin felt dry but firm. I did see a slight instant glow, but did not see an overall brightening effect.
Overall, I would give this Real Cacao Brightening Mask a 4/10. It was a fun novelty product. Fun to do with a group of friends because we all look ridiculous having chocolate fudge all over our face. But function and purpose wise, to keep in my routine for long term, I’ll pass.
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