Product tested by Yashoda and Arlini.
Name of Product :
Anti-Aging Retinol-X by Beauty Solutions. Made in Korea.
From their website :
Retinol-X® Anti-Aging Sheet Mask is an intensive, vitamin enriched treatment, saturated with a potent Vitamin A formula to help improve the look of your skin’s firmness and tone while minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The mask adheres to the face for targeted treatment and visible results. For best results, use 2-3 times per week.
TRIPLE ACTION BENEFITS:
•Smooths fine lines & wrinkles
•Improves the look of firmness & tone
•Restores radiance & glow
Unique Ingredient :
Retinyl Palmitate: this is Vitamin A. Although similar in spelling to retinol, this is the ester of retinol that is combined with palmitic acid. It is not considered to be the same ingredient but it is converted to retinol, and then to the active component of retinoic acid once it is absorbed by the skin after being topically applied. The unique aspect about this acid is that it can penetrate through the outer layers of the skin and repair the lower layers where collagen and elastin are.
- Simple packaging, good instruction, easy to tear open
- One piece sheet mask – good adherence and fit
- Well saturated sheet mask
- Odd scent that was overwhelming
- Caused tingling along the lower part of my face
- Lack of results
My Review :
⅕ stars due to odd scent, tingling and poor result.
Packaging : Very simple but with good instructions in English and French. Easy to tear open.
Product : One piece cotton/cellulose sheet Mask. Good adherence and fits face contours well. Comes well saturated but very little fluid left in packaging. Has a scent – smells like Tea Tree like which is an odd smell especially since it has no tea tree in it! I did notice some tingling especially on the lower part of my face.
I kept it on for 20 minutes.
After removal : Only noticeable change is that my skin looked hydrated.
Following day : Nothing – skin back to normal.
Where I purchased it? Cost?
I purchased this at Winners for $7.99 CAD for 5 masks. It retails online for $15.00 for 5 masks.
Water, Glycerin, PEG/PPG-17/6 Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin, Xanthan Gum, PEG-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Natto Gum, Illicium Verum (Anise) Fruit Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Allantoin, Erythritol, Panthenol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propanediol, Tocopheryl Acetate, PEG-14M, Disodium EDTA, Retinyl Palmitate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Citrus Aurantifolia (Lime) Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Oil, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil, Pogostemon Cablin Oil
Disclaimer :Writer is not affiliated to any of the brands or stores mentioned. This is an independent review.