Unboxing May 2015 Beauteque Mask Maven!

Beauteque offers a monthly mask subscription, Mask Maven and it contains a variety of masks ~ from facial sheet masks, to hand masks, one time wash off masks and so on.

Here is my unboxing of May ‘s Mask Maven from Beauteque

The masks came in a nice pink chiffon pouch ~ these are quite handy to use, as I fill them with masks that I will gift to my family and friends.   The informational card does not list out what you will receive exactly, but a generic blurb  about how many facial sheet masks and any variations from that.  This month I received not only 6 facial sheet masks, but also one Todak mask, a hand mask and wash off masks.


 

 

Hanaka Pomegranata Q10 Resiliency+ Botanic Treatment Reviving Mask   I received a Hanaka mask in my last month’s bag and it is a popular brand with Beauteque right now, as I have also received them in my monthly bags. I his mask is made out of 100% natural wood pulp fiber from Japan and is completly decomposable after use ~ an eco-friendly mask!!    This is a pom mask with Q10,  which will improve skin elasticity and firmness.    It also contains daisy and rice extracts, as well as fermented radish root and is full of antioxidants. This is part of the Hanaka Magic Gardens series of facial sheet masks and this mask is from Taiwan  Value $1.80

Key Ingredients:   water, butylene glycol, dipropylene glycol, glycerin, niacinamide,  glyceryl polymethacrylate, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben,  PVM/MA copolymer, 2-phenoxyethanol, xanthan gum, chlorphenesin, dipotassoum glycyrrhizate, carbomer, iodopropynl butylcarbamate, phenoxyethanol, triethanolamine,  bellis perennis (daisy) flower extract, sodium hyaluronate,  C10-18 triglycerides, sucrose, uqbuinone (Q10), zea mays (corn) starch,  PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil, fragrance, leuconostoc  (radish root) ferment filtrate, oryza sativa (rice) extract, punica granatum (pomegranate) fruit extract,  soybean peroxidase, Superoxide dismutase cosDNA.com analysis

 

 image from http://www.ebay.com/itm/HANAKA-Royal-Jelly-Q10-Resiliency-Botanic-Treatment-Reviving-Facial-Mask-30ml-/321702201213
 image from http://www.beautystall.com/en/sheet-mask-140/hanaka-botanic-treatment-reviving-mask-30ml-5pcs-marigold.html 

Etude House Sunshine in a Spoon Scrub Massage Yogurt Raspberry This is a wash off mask pack made with yogurt with peeling granules and contains raspberry extract, which is an anti-oxidant and vitamin rich ingredient.  Yogurt is a fermented milk product and it helps by gently exfoliating, tightens pores and hydrates your skin.  I received the Sugar Apple version in my Head to Toe Breakfast bag and I do like these little wash off mask packs.  I found them to really clean my skin nicely and remove any debris causing clogged pores.   2 pieces Value $4.50

IngredientsWATER, CETYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, HYDROGENATED POLY(C6-14 OLEFIN), GLYCERIN, RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) FRUIT EXTRACT(0.002%), YOGURT POWDER(0.05%), GLYCERYL STEARATE, GLYCERYL STEARATE CITRATE, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, MANNAN, SUCROSE, SUCROSE PALMITATE, SILICA, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, XANTHAN GUM, POLYSORBATE 20, POLYACRYLATE-13, POLYETHYLENE, POLYISOBUTENE, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, DISODIUM EDTA, PHENOXYETHANOL, FRAGRANCE, RED 33 (CI 17200)  cosDNA.com analysis

 

My Beauty Diary Strawberry Yogurt Mask  I am really loving strawberry facial masks as they are really good for those of us with oily and acne prone skin!   Yogurt is a lactic acid, which means it is an AHA, removing dead skin cells. Its’ fruit acids, minerals and enzymes not only cleans and exfoliates your skin, but also hydrates your skin too.  It does balance the oil in your skin, tightens pores and improves the texture of your skin.   This also contains arbutin which helps repair dull and damaged skin by lightening hyper pigmentation spots. This mask also brightens and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. MBD is really a favorite of mine and I am glad I finally got a chance to try out MBD’s version of a strawberry mask. Value $1.99

Ingredients: Purified water, Glycerine, Propylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol,  phenoxytheanol, chlorphenesin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Triethanolamine,  Fragariavria vesca(Strawberry) Fruit Extract, fragrance, polysorbate 20, Yogurt Extract, sodium hyaluronate, xanthan gum, Citric Acid, enantia chlorantha bark extract, hydrolyzed rice protein, dipotassium glycyrrhizate,  Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple) Extract, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi (Bearberry) Leaf Extract, Citrus Anrantium Dulcis (Orange) Fruit Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, codium tomentosum (green seaweed) extract, hydrolyzed soy protein, laminaria digitata (brown algae)  extract, lecthin, Malva Sylvestns (Mallow) Extract, polysorbate 80, Saccharum Offìcinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract,  Vaccinium Myrtillus Fruit Extract, carbomer,  PEG-15 hydroxystearate, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate, Polyglutamic Acid, sodium hydroxide, sodium lactate, sodium PCA, Glycosphingolipids, tocopheryl acetate
cosDNA.com analysis

 

Humanpia Costech Daylight & Hue Essence Sheet Mask Collagen  This is a collagen mask which is a rich, moisturizing ingredient that will help increase elasticity and soften skin cells.   Daylight & Hue is another Beauteque favorite mask.  It is all in Japanese for the ingredients, so I cannot translate it for you.   Value $1.80

 

Missha Pure Source Honey Mask I like Missha for other products, not their sheet masks.  I find them to be too drying for my taste. Their masks are made with 100% cotton, so that is a plus.  This contains 210 mg of honey extract, which will help hydrate your skin.   Value $1.99

Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Ethanol, Honey Extract, Betaine, Lippia Citriodora Leaf Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Allantoin, Diethoxyethyl Succinate, Trideceth-9, Phenyltrimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cyclodextrin, Disodium EDTA, Methylparaben, Chlorphenesin, Fragrance  cosDNA.com analysis

 

Etude House Aloe Soothing Relief Mask  I do like Etude House masks, especially their Aloe Vera versions.  I have had them before and they are very moisturizing without being sticky, and they are perfect if you skin is reddened from irritation.   This contains 20mg of Aloe Vera leaf extract along with panthenol (Vitamin B5) honeysuckle and peach extract. Value $1.99

Description: This mask sheet contains aloe extract (Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract), known for its multi-function of quenching thirsty skin, soothing irritated areas and instantly cooling heated skin.

Ingredients: WATER, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) FRUIT EXTRACT, ALCOHOL, PANTHENOL, CARBOMER, PEG-60 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, XANTHAN GUM, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF EXTRACT(20MG), POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, ALLANTOIN, CAMELLIA SINENSIS LEAF EXTRACT, SOPHORA ANGUSTIFOLIA ROOT EXTRACT, LONICERA JAPONICA (HONEYSUCKLE) FLOWER EXTRACT, PRUNUS PERSICA (PEACH) LEAF EXTRACT, PAEONIA ALBIFLORA ROOT EXTRACT, GINKGO BILOBA LEAF EXTRACT, SCUTELLARIA BAICALENSIS ROOT EXTRACT, DISODIUM EDTA, PHENOXYETHANOL, FRAGRANCE  cosDNA.com analysis

 

It’s Skin Todak Todak Pack Vitality  This is a SLEEPING pack contains grape and blueberry extracts, which are full of vitamin C and leaves your skin looking silky smooth and moisturized.  I actually have used It’s Skin wash off packs before in Honey & Coconut (nutrition) and Egg (pore) and I do like them.  They smell really nice and get the job done.  I haven’t tried their sleeping packs and I am interested in this one.  You apply a sleeping pack at night, after your normal skincare routine, and then in the morning, you will cleanse your face as usual.   Based on the photos, this is a pale purple in color ~ it does have alcohol in the ingredient list, but it is fairly down the list, so it isn’t the prime ingredient Value $3.50

Ingredients: Purified water, glycerin, macadamia integrifolia (macadamia) seed oil, mineral oil, mangifera indica (mango) seed butter,  vaccinium angustifolium (blueberry) extract, vitis vinifera (grape) extract, betaine, polysorbate 60, polyacrylamide, glyceryl stearate, C13-14 isoparaffin, dimethicone, sorbitan stearate, caprylyl glycol, triethanolamine, PEG-100 stearate, allantoin, Laureth-7, Butylene Glycol, Cetearyl alcohol, denatured alcohol, stearyl alcohol, carbomer, disodium EDTA, phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, butylparaben, ethylparaben, isobutylparaben, propylparaben, fragrance, Red No. 4 (CI 14700),  Blue No. 1 (CI 42090)  cosDNA.com analysis

image from http://itsskin.co.kr/shop/view.asp?P_IDX=903
image from http://itsskin.co.kr/shop/view.asp?P_IDX=903

 

 

 

Leaders Pore Scaling Black Aqua Mask  Another Leaders Mask ~ last month, Beauteque added a Leaders mask in Mask Maven and they did it again this month too.   Great job, Beauteque ~ Leaders is a very popular mask brand and it is effective!   This mask is really designed for those with oily skin and will remove dead skin cells, control oil and brighten you skin tone.   The mask does not contain parabens, mineral oil, silicon or artificial colors.  This mask has volcanic ash, which is similar to charcoal in that it is very porous and will attach itself to oil and dead skin cells and clarify your skin ~ it also has a high mineral level which improves the skin’s absorption of the essence.  This also contains chlorella, green tea extract, sugar maple extract (AHA), soybean extract, adenosine and niacinamide.    Value $3.50

Description:   Change your complexion with this renewing black mask enriched with various nutrients. Gets rid of excessive sebum, dead skin cell buildups, unclean skin, and dull-darkened skin. Formulated with extracts like Volcanic Ash, Sugar Maple Extract, Soybean Extract, and more to purify and tighten enlarged pores.

Ingredients: Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Acer Saccharum (Sugar Maple)
Extract, Niacinamide, Chamomilla Recutita(Matricaria) Flower Extract,  Arnica Montana Flower Extract, Gentiana Lutea Root Extract, Achillea Millefolium Extract,  Artemisia Absinthium Extract, Glycine Soja(Soybean) Protein, Superoxide Dismutase,  Sodium Dextran Sulfate, Moringa Pterygosperma Seed Extract, Maltodextrin,  Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chlorella Vulgaris Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Betaine,  Magnesium Hydroxide, Volcanic Ash, Ledum Palustre Extract, Ecklonia Cava Extract,  Artemisia Capillaris Flower Extract, Houttuynia Cordata Extract, Saururus Chinensis Extract,  Xanthan Gum, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimenthyl Taurate Copolymer,  Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Adenosine, Fragrance
  cosDNA.com analysis

 

image from http://kpoptown.com/cosmetics/26742–leaders-pore-scaling-black-aqua-mask-set-5sheets-.html
image from http://kpoptown.com/cosmetics/26742–leaders-pore-scaling-black-aqua-mask-set-5sheets-.html
image from http://kpoptown.com/cosmetics/26742–leaders-pore-scaling-black-aqua-mask-set-5sheets-.html

 

Nature Republic Shea Butter Hand Mask  Hand masks are really handy (ahaha weak pun) to have as they are a super-dooper hydrating system for your hands.   The instructions say to leave on for 20-30 minutes, but I usually leave mine on for an hour or two ~ They go on like gloves and then I just sit back, read a book or watch a movie.  Once I remove them, my hands are baby soft and smooth.  I love Nature Republic and am glad to see a few of these products showing up in Beauteque’s bags.   Value $4.00

Product Description: This moisturizing hand mask is good for your everyday lifestyle and you can wear them as your daily gloves. This moisture hand mask “hugs” every inch of your hands and its rich ingredients af vanilla, shea butter, honey, milk, and almond leaves your dry and rough hands hydrated and silky, while rich collagen makes your hands as soft and smooth as a baby’s.

Ingredients: Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, PEG-8, Mineral Oil, Dimethicone, Cetearyl Alcohol, PEG-40 Stearate, Sorbitan sesquioleate, Stearic Acid, Hydrogenated vegetable oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Carbomer, Triethanolamine, Sea water, Tocopheryl Acetate, Hydrolyzed collagen, Olea Europaea (olive) fruit oil,  Butyrospermum Parkii Butter, Vanilla Planifolia Fruit Extract, Honey, Milk Protein, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Persea gratissima (avocado) fruit extract, Mentha Rotundifolia Leaf Extract, Garcinia Mangostana Peel Extract, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Fragrance  cosDNA.com analysis

 image from http://superjuniorshop.com/products/nature-republicshea-butter-hand-mask/
image from http://superjuniorshop.com/products/nature-republicshea-butter-hand-mask/

 

What do I think about this month’s Beauteque’s Mask Maven?   This bag is a lot better than the last 2 months, so it looks like Beauteque is hitting their stride with Mask Maven.  There still is no “theme” around the mask bag, but I did enjoy the variety this month and getting another Leaders and the famous Nature Republic Shea Butter Hand Mask was worth it.   This is my last month for now with Mask Maven as I have a ton of masks and I already subscribe to MaskGenie, who I do think curates bags much better than Mask Maven.   I paid $15.00 + $3.95 USA shipping (shipping varies on your country)  for a total of $18.95 and received a total BeautequeValue of about $25.07, which is one of the higher values on their bags.

What is BeautequeValue?  Just like MemeValue, you can find these masks much cheaper elsewhere.

What did you think of this month’s Mask Maven?  Any favorites?

 

[ descriptions in italics from linked product name ]


3 thoughts on “Unboxing May 2015 Beauteque Mask Maven!

    1. I agree, it isn’t that exciting for those of us that are familiar and used to k-beauty products. But there are a lot of new fans to k-beauty, so it is a good bag for beginners.

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