Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Una Brennan: Super Facialist Salicylic Acid Clay Mask Review

Hope you all had a gorgeous basic-bitch free weekend! 
This is totally impromptu but it's currently 00:15 and I just used a new clay mask that I bought with some of my Boots Advantage Card points. I was really looking for something that resembled what spas or beauticians would use as the last facial I got consisted of a very rich algae mask which I loved the feeling of. 
I was browsing the Boots site to try and find the perfect mask and after coming across this, I was like... 'okay, wow'. What drew me in was the included salicylic acid, who wouldn't want to combat breakouts at the same time as doing their pampering sess? It also contains Dead Sea Mud rich in magnesium, calcium, potassium and iron for the perfect detox facial at home. In addition, the Avocado oil rich in Vitamins A, D and E with Acacia Honey further helps skin rebalance itself to reveal a clearer, refreshed-looking complexion.
Boots.com -- £9.99
I've been ill in bed for the last few days. We all know what that means... clogged pores and dull skintones. Bleurgh. This product really saved the day... 
What I love about it is that you actually feel the product working as your skin becomes super tight, meaning that all those clarifying goodies inside are active. I've tried a couple other masks which are great but you don't feel like much is really happening on the skin which can be quite disappointing.
After you leave it on for a good 5 minutes (I left mine for close to 10 to really get rid of all the bad stuff after being ill), you can immediately feel that skin come back to life. I noticed more glow on the skin's surface and redness was significantly reduced. If you want to see immediate results, I'd go for this 100% because in terms of complexion and brightness, you will be pleased.

Yes, Manita... take another mask selfie again D:
As for the acne benefits, I'm going to wait and see if I see a difference in the next couple of days but I definitely feel that the redness around my breakouts has gone and things all round look a lot less... gross. 
Oh, and lastly... the size you get is absolutely amazing. For £9.99 you get 125ml worth of product which I love because it means I can be fairly generous with my applications as I like to see all that clay properly. It also means your product will last you longer and at a tenner, you can afford to replace it more easily than say Laura Mercier (RIP bank accounts). 
I would definitely give this a go if you have oily skin or are prone to breakouts, it's simply amazing and I am confident this will now become my new staple mask. I'm also keen to try out more goodies from Una Brennan as I've seen such good customer reviews about her Super Facialist range so I will definitely keep you posted but let me know if you've tried anything from the range, I'd love to hear more about it! :)