Uhhhhh wow, remember how I said a few posts ago that I usually don’t buy a lot of cosmetics? Well yeah, when I travel it all changes and I definitely buy a lot of cosmetics. I don’t do the buying in person though; I buy it all online and have it shipped to my house so it’s like Christmas or my birthday arrived early, except it’s from me (funnily enough I don’t give or receive many birthday or holiday presents).
I’ve really been into masking recently and I’m pretty sure Glossier’s free terry headband with purchase promotion compelled me to make this purchase. I bought the mask duo so I saved a bit of money – a whopping $4 to be exact. And, that terry headband is a luxury I didn’t know I needed. There’s nothing more annoying than those pesky baby hairs getting in my mask, and the headband takes care of that!
I expected the Mega Greens Galaxy Pack to be a standard clay mask that’ll leave your skin feeling extremely dry and tight and ready to absorb whatever serums or oils that are put on top. Surprisingly, it didn’t leave my skin feeling super parched and stiff while still getting the job done, and it’s easy to remove too! It has a super creamy consistency and doesn’t dry down completely like you’d expect a clay mask to, but it’s not tacky either. I don’t know what kind of witchcraft had to be done to create something like this, but I seriously love that it does what it’s supposed to without drying out my already dry skin too much.
The Moisturizing Moon Mask leaves my face feeling SO. FREAKING. SOFT. It’s so nice! The texture is light and almost gel-like, and reminds me of a tub of Pond’s cream my mom had when I was a kid. I really like that it dries down clear – it’s a good indication of when you should take it off rather than having to keep track of the time. It’s a little difficult to remove, but using a washcloth helps a lot!
The idea behind these is that you use the Mega Greens Galaxy Pack to cleanse and draw out those impurities in your skin (what does that mean, anyway?), and follow up with the Moisturizing Moon Mask to rehydrate and plump up your skin. It’s a bit pricey for what it is, but you honestly don’t need much so I can see this lasting a long time. The directions on the jar says to put on a thick layer, but honestly a thin one works just fine for me. As someone who has very dry skin, I definitely recommend both!