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REVIEW: I'M FROM MUGWORT MASK

"I'm From Mugwort Mask contains precious ingredient, mugwort, that is collected in May when the world is full of energy and aged for 3 years in sea breeze. Gangwha mugwort calms down skin gently as reducing skin heat. Experience relaxing mood and rich scent with nature of Gangwha."

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​INGREDIENTS

Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Artemisia Princeps Leaf Powder, 1,2-Hexanediol, Cordyceps Sinensis Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Methylpropanediol, Ligularia Fishceri Leaf Extract, Rosa Davurica Bud Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Glyceryl Polyacrylate, Sodium Polyacrylaste, Carbomer, Arginine, Phenoxyethanol, Allantoin, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Panthenol, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA PLEASE NOTE: Ingredients are subject to change at manufacturer's discretion. For the most complete and up-to date list of ingredients, please refer to the product packaging.

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​SCIENCE BEHIND THE INGREDIENTS

Glycerin moisturise and hydrate the skin. ​Artemisia Princeps Leaf Powder (Mugwort) is a super ingredient with antioxidant, healing and anti-aging properties that protect, hydrate and nourish our skin, suitable for irritated, sensitive, dry and mature skin. It also has antibacterial properties that works to remove excess oil and kills acne causing bacteria in the pores, which is great for acne-prone skin. ​Cordyceps Sinensis Extract, from medicinal mushroom, has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties. Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, commonly known as Asian knotweed in Asia, used in traditional medicine for its soothing, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract (skullcap) a traditional Chinese herbal medicine, has skin benefits such as antimicrobial, anti-inflammation, anti-fungal and a potent antioxidant. Ligularia Fishceri Leaf Extract, use in traditional medicine for its anti-mutagenic, anticancer, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Rosa Davurica Bud Extract, extracted from chestnut rose, source of antioxidant and anti-aging. Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (Green tea), super powerful ingredient, is anti-carcinogenic, has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging and antimicrobial properties to the skin. Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract is a natural humectant, provides hydration, soothing benefit to the skin, has antimicrobial and antiseptic benefits.​ Glycyrrhiza Uralensis (Licorice) Root Extract, is known for skin brightening and anti-inflammatory properties, benefit in treating skin diseases such as atopic dermatitis, eczema and rosacea. Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, rich source of anti-inflammation and antioxidant, improve blood circulation, helps reduce swelling, soothes the skin, assist skin's healing process. ​Centella Asiatica Extract provides soothing, repairing, regenerating and calming effects for our skin. Arginine a skin hydrator, helps speed up wound healing process and minimizes skin irritation. Allantoin extracted from Comfrey plant's roots and leaves, that has soothing and moisturising properties, designed to treat sensitive or compromised skin. This is one of the non-irritating ingredient that provides natural exfoliation and helps stimulating new tissue growth. However, nowadays, most forms of Allatonin use in cosmetics nowadays would probably be synthetic. Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate uses in skincare products for its soothing, anti-inflammatory property. Panthenol (vitamin B5) has anti-inflammatory, wound healing and skin protecting properties. *Patch test is recommended for first time user

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​PACKAGING ​I'm From Mugwort Mask comes in glass jar with plastic screw cap. Inside, there is an applicator so you won't need to use your finger to take the product out. Eco-friendly paper box. 120g of products and could last for about 6 - 7 months depend on frequency of use. RRP: varies from $49 to 60 nzd depend on retail stores.

​​MY THOUGHTS ON PRODUCT PERFORMANCE

I'm from Mugwort Mask is a wash off mask that gently calms and soothes the skin. After cleansing, I apply an even layer of product on my face, leave it for 10 minutes then rinse off with lukewarm water. The texture of the mask is thick, green gel like with small bits of mugwort but easily spread on face and doesn't feel like exfoliate bits on skin like I'm From Rice Mask. It smells herball-y which I find really calming on application. I use the mask a few times a week, sometimes in the morning and evening. The mask feels cooling on skin. It calms my irritated and redness spots on my skin, reduce inflammation of my pimples. I then follow with a toner mist to lock in moisture after using the mask, serum and moisturizer. If you are not the type of using multiple skincare steps, just follow with a moisturizer after using this mask would be just fine for your skin. I have dry, sensitive and acne-prone skin. This mask hasn't broken me out or cause any irritation. It definitely helps calm and soothes the skin. It doesn't contain essential oils so a bonus for those have allergy with essential oils.

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PROS: Skin feels cool, calm and soothes after use. Redness and inflammation of pimples reduce. Anti-aging, Anti-inflammation, Antioxidant properties. Suitable for all skin types, especially irritated, acne-prone skin. No mineral oil, artificial coloring, parabens.

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