Memebox Special #38 My Mask Box Review

Masks, masks, masks, masks, MASKS!  I love facial masks, foot masks, hand masks…just about every type of mask (just about…not all!)   I am always happy when Memebox comes out with another edition of their mask box.  This review is for Memebox Special #38 My Mask Box, also know as Mask Box 5th Edition.  These mask boxes always sell out quickly, as they are a great deal ~ and they just aren’t all facial sheet masks either!

What is Memebox?

“Memebox curates only the most trusted, best-loved Korean beauty products at everyday prices. An extremely competitive industry, Korean cosmetics are renowned for their unprecedented quality developed through cutting-edge technology. At the forefront of the industry, Memebox is determined to deliver the enchantment of discovery through effortless experiences, at prices you’ll never say no to. ….Order from Memebox only when you want to, as often as you want to. In addition to our box series, Memeshop carries full-sized products featured in previous Memeboxes, offering easy access to Korean cosmetic trends.” from

I have a whole section in my blog,  devoted to Memebox, so if you want to know more, check out the Memebox category.    Memebox #38 My Mask Box was bundled with my Free From Oil & Troubles 4,  so it was sent express shipping ~ shipped out on September 26th and I received it on September 29th.  Gotta love express shipping….

Memebox  Special #38 My Mask Box

memebox_maskbox5(always a bit freaked out by this image – Jason, anyone???  Friday the 13th….)

 We’re back again with the latest addition to our Memebox Mask series! Whether you’re a busy career woman, a tired mother of three, or studying for finals week, we all have our off days. Wake up in the morning with deeply moisturized skin not having to worry about dryness during the night. Give your skin the extra attention it deserves with our new Mask Edition #5.



Informational Card which should explain what I got and its value.

As these products are unknown to me and perhaps even to my readers, I am posting a description of the product under my thoughts for every product.  Normally, I just do a snippet or if it is a product that doesn’t really need a description, I won’t post it.  But for the purposes of my Memeboxes, I will make sure I find the appropriate description, usage and ingredient list if I can find it.   The descriptions will be from the webpage that is linked to the product name.  Not all of these products are sold in the Memebox Shop, so I had to look for them on various sites.   I really had a hard time finding these products, by the way, so don’t be thrown off by the Korean websites that are linked here!

Pure Smile Mask sheet  randomly selected from Mayu, Sake, Citron, Placenta, Pearl or Honey . Its a pack of 5 sheet masks, so this is a nice change.  I wish we would have gotten all 5 different types, instead of 5 of all of the same type.  I did receive the Pearl one, which is okay.  I have tried Pearl before, but it would have been nice to try the Sake!     I actually do not mind getting Pure Smile if they are sheet masks, as they make nice ones.   5 sheet masks Value $6.00

Product Description: Rich in Vitamin E and collagen, Pure Smile Mask Sheet is moisturizing and relaxing and its gentle formula suitable for all skin types.  Provide moisturizing and brightening effects to your ski

Ingredient includes: Pearl powder,Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Collagen and Natto gum

*cough, cough* For those who got the Mayu masks and were wondering what the hell Mayu is… It is horse oil.  As in extracted from horse fat.  “Mayu(horse oil) contain 61% of Omega 3,6,7,9 and help to form skin collagen and elastin  Mayu is a fat-forming element extracted from a horse’s adipose tissue and is used as cosmetic ingredient. It is listed as Horse fat on the Cosmetic Ingredients Dictionary. By word from Chinese classic medical books, there are records to show that it grows hair, heals chapped hands and feet and helps blood circulation.  Also it has been widely used for burns or atopic dermatitis medicine across Japan or other Asian regionals.   The main ingredients of Mayu includes palmitoleic acid and ceramide, and is best for moisturizing, skin protection, promoting cell restoration, sun protection, and antibacterial. The ingredients of Mayu are very similar to human’s sebum, so it can be absorbed easily and has no resistance to human skins. Therefore it is the most desirable and promising beauty treatment.” From

“Horse oil has been used as a folk medicine for burns, cuts and insect bites over centuries. It has a long history and its roots go back to the equestrian people of ancient China. It is believed to have been brought to Japan during the Tang Dynasty (618A.D. – 907A.D.). As you can tell by the name, horse oil is an animal fat. As animal fats usually have a high content of saturated fatty acids, many women tend to avoid it. However, horse oil contains a greater amount of unsaturated fatty acids (essential fatty acids) than saturated fatty acids even though it is an animal fat. It contains alpha-linolenic acids and linoleic acids that cannot be produced in the body.  The best feature of horse oil is its extreme permeability to the skin. As the fatty acid composition of horse oil is similar to that of the human sebum when compared to other oils and fats, its permeability to the skin is outstanding. When applied to the skin, it penetrates smoothly leaving no greasy feelings“.  From 

Just sayin’….

insobeau Beauty Secret Step Up Bust Mask   Okay, I have to say ~ that design reminds me of Jessica Rabbit!!  1 mask Value $14.00

Enlist a helper with this one…

Product Description:  The Beauty Secret Step Up Bust Mask is a mask patch especially designed to moisturize, soften and lift up your bust easily throughout the day or overnight.  The nourishing formula rich in vitamin C and silk amino acid will deliver a concentrated skincare to your bust line.

How To Use: Place the bust mask over your bust before wearing your underwear and let it  sit there for up to 8 hours while you’re going about with the rest of the day.  It is also recommended to be used overnight

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Pro You Pore Control Facial Mask  I am chuckling here as this is another Pro You product that is very difficult to find (see my Free From Oil & Trouble 4 review) and yet, Memebox has a lot of Pro You products in their shop – just not this one! So, again, I will link to the pdf from Pro You and also use the card description.  I am pleased with the ingredients that are listed, as I do love aloe vera, hyalurnoic acid, witch hazel and green tea extracts and it has fig fruit extracts too :)   I don’t really have blackheads, but I do have adult acne.  Full Size 200g Value $53.00

Product Description: This Pore Control Facial Mask boosts strong adsorption level witch effectively removes all blackheads and skin impurities from enlarged pores and prevents skin damages and roughing.  While the hyalurnoic acid and vegetable collagen delivers deep hydration into  the skin, the aloe vera gel, witch hazel, green tea and chamomile extracts work to tighten back the pores after  blackhead remover and soothe irritate or damaged skin

How To Use: Spread an adequate amount over areas of your face with excessive blackheads, whiteheads and dead skin cells.  Rest for 10-20 minutes and then rinse off with water water.  

More Information

This wash-off type pack minimizes pores and makes skin supple. Kerasgen (patent #10-0508528) is skin-friendly and absorptive, hydrates   and protect skin. In addition, salicylic acid and triclosan help remove dead skin cells to care pores and aloe vera gel and witch hazel  ingredients effectively relieve irritation. Recommended for oily skin as well as all skin types.




Milky Dress Aqua Sleeping Pack   I love sleeping packs, so I am interested in trying one that is specially formulated for oily skin.  I did not open this to swatch it as I am still working my way down another sleeping pack.  Once I finish with that, I will try this one.  This is a smaller size, of which I am thankful for!   Full Size 50 mL Value $23.00

Product Description:  Healing time for stressed and damaged skin of yours! With Aqua Sleeping Pack,  your skin can now properly rest while you are asleep, waking up as bright and moisturized it can be in the  morning. Aqua Sleeping Pack fills your dry skin with moisture and replenishes it with much needed nutrients,  revitalizing stressed skin back to its healthier, younger looking form. Nourishes and moisturizes to dull face.  Soothes and astringents sensitive skin due to frequent makeup.  Provides vitality with tired skin by dry weather and harmful environment.  Whitening effect brightening the skin tone to dull and dark skin.  Improves wrinkles due to aging and dry and increases firming

How to use: Apply after a basic skin care spread evenly and lightly on your face . Do not wash off;  go to sleep with the pack on

More Information:

Aqua sleeping pack is multi sleeping pack effective in soothing, whitening, and protecting fine wrinkles and supplies hydration and nutrients quickly to dry and rough skin.

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Tosowoong Help Me Neck Patch    This is, as the description states, a bio cellulose  mask for your neck and it is to help improve the appearance and smooth out neck wrinkles.  Hmmmm.  This is a new type of mask for me and I am eager to try it out!  Its’ main ingredients are adiposlim, adipoless (a Quinoa extract) and carbonated water from France, Italy and Germany. Deluxe Size 2 patches Value $6.00

Product Description: If you’ve been stressing over dry and sagging skin around your neck, Tosowoong’s Help Me Neck Patch is the perfect solution!  It’s bio cellulose sheet made from coconut fermentation works to replenish and lift up the skin easily and instantly.

How To Use:  Remove the neck patch from its protective sheet, place it over your neck, and remove the protective sheet on the other side.  Rest of 15-20 minutes, remove and pat in remaining essence for full absorbance.

What is Adipolism? Sorbitan laurate (and) Lauroyl Proline: “ADIPOSLIM™ is a curative slimming product by limiting and eliminating fat storage with a caffefine-like lipolytic effect. This product offers a visual improvement of cellulite through the reduction of the orange peel appearance.” From

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Purederm Wrinkle Reducer Gel Patches  Eye wrinkles are my downfall.  I laugh a lot, have a very expressive face, so it is no surprise that I have laugh lines around my eyes.  I am very interested in trying this out to see if they work.   Full Size 1 box 6 treatment patches Value $12.00

Product Description:  PUREDERM Botanical Choice Wrinkle Reducer Gel Patches are specially formulated cosmetics for reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles around your eyes without irritation by using effective and continuous skin penetration of cosmetic ingredients. Wrinkle Reducer Gel Patches work with your skin to continuously firm, increase elasticity, and fight the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Wrinkle Reducer Gel Patches work quickly & gently to visibly reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles.


  • Visibly helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Leaves eye zone moisturized and soft
  • Vitamin A, E & Phyto Collagen

How To Use:  Thoroughly clean and dry your face. Remove the patch from plastic liner. Apply the patch to appropriate area with shiny side facing your skin. Wear the patches for 30 minutes or overnight. Remove the patch, slowly from the edges. Rinse off any residue with water.

Ingredients: Water(Aqua), Glycerin, Sodium Polyacrylate, Polyacylic Acid, Kaolin, Cellulose, Polysorbate 80, Titanum Dioxide, Aluminum Hydroxide, Hyaluronic Acid, Aloe barbadensis Extract, Panax Ginseng, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Camellia Sinensis Extract, Disodium EDTA, Methyparaben



“There’s always room for Jell-O”...Nope, that is the Jella Pack!

Elizavecca Green Piggy Collagen Jella Pack  I really like the Elizavecca line ~ I’ve received several of them in my Memeboxes.  This is a Jelly Pack and whereas it is in a mask box, it really is another sleeping pack.  You massage it into your skin until it is fully absorbed.  I would not think this is a day pack, but an overnight treatment.   I could be wrong, however….Please let me know in the comments below if this is to replace a step in your day time treatment.   The texture is like a Jello pudding pack ~😀 ~ and when it is applied, it melts into my skin quickly and leaves a sheen to my skin, without feeling sticky. Full Size 100 mL Value $30.00

More Information:

Product Description: Elizavecca Green Piggy Collagen Jelly Pack is a mask enriched with 50% pure collagen, giving you a baby-soft, peachy complexion. 50000 mg of collagen peptide, which is extracted from natural pig skin,  blended with adenosine, bean fermentation extract, macadamia seed oil and cacoa extract to deeply nourish skin and lock in moisture. The cooling gel texture forms a resilient, jelly-like layer on your skin, allowing all the nutrients to penetrate. Enhances skin elasticity and firmness, suitable for all skin types. Product is free from parabens, ethanol, animal-derived oils and artificial colors.

This is such a popular item, that it already has “fakes” out there.   Elizavecca has provided some images to help you determine if your Green Piggy Collagen Jelly Pack is authentic or a fake.

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I love my mask box!! I won’t use the bust mask, but that mask has already found a new home :)  This is such a really solid, good box, from sleeping packs, to facial masks, pore masks, neck masks and masks with unusual ingredients.  Once again, I know I sound like a Meme-FanGirl, but when Memebox gets it right, they hit a home run!!  Believe me, when I don’t like a box, you all know it ~ I probably like this more than others, because I have a facial sheet overload right now.  I have tons of facial sheet masks, so having other types of masks was just fine by me.

I paid $23.00 (the shipping was free because it was bundled with Free From Oil & Troubles 4)  but I do know that I probably used my VIP discount, Memepoints and coupons.   I received a MemeValue  of $143.00

Did you get Memebox Special #38 My Mask Box?  What did you think of it and what is your favorite product(s)?  What was the epic fail in this box for you? Please comment below🙂


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7 thoughts on “Memebox Special #38 My Mask Box Review

  1. OK, let me see if I have this right- I may get a Mayu sheet mask, and if I do, it’s made from equine collagen?
    And then there is a sleeping mask made of porcine collagen?
    I’d rather have had ONE snail mask product than these two items. At least the snails aren’t dead ( supposedly).

    I’ve never used collagen because of the horrible rendered animal connective tissue ( including fat), hooves and bones) used in most traditional collagen products. It makes me rather ill that they couldn’t source botanicals for a mask box.


  2. Wow! Thanks for posting this so quickly! Really love that your review is so detailed too. I ordered this box too, but has not arrived yet…
    Though I have to say I personally am a little bit disappointed with this box. I had never gotten a Memebox Mask Box before and I’m pretty new to sheet masks, so when they put up this new one I jumped on it. I was just hoping there would be some more sheet masks in this one like the pervious ones. Oh well…
    Hopefully I’ll still love some of the products though🙂

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    1. I have only mask 4 to compare it with, but I can tell you that both mask 4 & 5 didn’t have a lot of sheet masks. I don’t even think mask 1 -3 had a lot of sheet masks either. If you live in the USA, check out – they run sales all the time, have lots of masks and special kits. Also, free shipping for orders over 40.00, free gift, samples and they give you cash back rewards for every purchase (based on the amount you spend). Those can be used in future orders🙂 Very fast shipping too – priority mail.


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