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GlamGlow Mask Review - All 4 Masks!

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GlamGlow is hands down my favorite brand for face masks! The products are amazing, they get the job done, the packaging is so cute, and they actually work. I'm big into reviews, so before I purchase anything I read up on the product. I've gotten questions on how I like GlamGlow's masks and it they're worth the price so I thought I'd dedicate a post talking about each mask. Not to mention, I've run into a few people that have either never heard of GlamGlow (crazy!!) or have never tried their face masks (crazier!!). So if you're considering which GlamGlow mask is for you, want to find a new face mask, or just curious then this post is for you :) 

Note: Before you apply any face masks, make sure you have a clean face. 

GlamGlow YouthMud Tinglexfoliate Treatment


This was the first GlamGlow mask I ever tried and was immediately hooked. The YouthMud mask claims to exfoliate, brighten and shrink your pores. The base of the mask is French sea clay, then has chunks of green tea leaves and volcanic pumice, which helps in exfoliating your skin. The mask is dark in color and has a little floral scent. This mask does tingle towards the beginning but it's a good tingle - the kind of tingle that you know it's working! Just leave the mask on until it dries (~10-15 minutes) and then rinse on in circular motions to exfoliate your face. This is perfect for any skin type, but I really think it's great for anyone with drier skin. 

My Results: This is one of my favorites, not only because I love the burning-tingling feel on my face, but I love how smooth and amazing my skin looks and feels after I use it. The mask gets rid of any dry and patchy areas and truly reduces my pores. It's totally worth the $69. I like to do this mask once a week. Tip: I like to use their hydration mask (see below) as a follow up to this mask because it does make my skin feel a bit dry afterwards.  

GlamGlow Supermud Clearing Treatment


This mask is another goodie because it can be used as a spot treatment or a full face mask. Personally I've only used it as a full mask, but I've heard it works wonders as a spot so will have to try it on my next pimple. I like to use a brush to apply this mask because it's a little thick, so I'll either use a makeup brush or one of my brushes that came with my other GlamGlow masks. This mask is dark in color and smells very minty and fresh. The mask starts to dry immediately and turns into a light grey chalky color. I leave this on until the mask dries (~10-20 minutes). This is a great mask because you can see it working as it's drying. You face will feel super tight (hence I cannot crack a smile for the life of me in the photo above) but it leaves little dots on your nose (see photos above), which is pulling the blackheads, oils and other junk out of your pores. This is a great mask if you have blackheads, whiteheads, acne, or milia - so basically everyone on the planet! 

My results: This mask definitely reduces blemishes and takes out impurities. My skin feels softer, brighter and all around better after I use this mask. I mean, when you look at my nose (above) you know it's doing something!   

GlamGlow Gravitymud Firming Treatment


Originally I was drawn to this mask because it's chrome, um yes hello your basically Tin Man! This mask is supposed to firm, lift and tone your skin. Oh and it's also a peel off mask, which gives me so much pleasure to peel off. The package comes with a brush, which is super convenient to apply. This is a thick and gooey mask, almost like a melted marshmallow, and smells like coconuts. Make sure to avoid your eyebrow or hair line when applying (disclosure: you can wash it off with water if you get any in your hair) and apply a generously thick layer so it's easier to peel off. After the mask has dried (~20-30mins.) you can peel it off, which doesn't hurt at all. I recommend starting from your chin and peeling upward. 

My results: Theres something gratifying about peeling this mask off. My skin feels firmer when I take it off. It's not like a "I just had a chemical peel" tight, but it did feel tighter and more bouncy than usual. 

GlamGlow Thirstymud Hydrating Treatment

The hydration mask is two things: it smells like you're at the beach and it makes your skin dewy. The mask itself is a super pale brown color, almost like in-door tanning lotion but goes on clear as you can see above. You can wear this as a quick mask for 20 minutes and wash it off or wear it overnight. Personally, I like to put it on before bed and let it soak into my skin for 7+ hours while I'm sleeping. I've found that overtime that does the trick for my skin. If you have normal or dry skin, you need this stuff in your life because it will work wonders on you! 

My results: After using this hydration mask my skin is super dewy and hydrated. And the smell doesn't hurt! 

Have you tried GlamGlow masks? Which ones are your favorite? 

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Monthly Beauty Favorites

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I cannot believe August is almost over (I feel like I just did my beauty favorites from July). This month's beauty favorites are some of  some reason I feel like I'm giving you the holy grail with this month's products. Some of them aren't makeup products, but they are my holy grail for beauty. 

What are some of your favorite beauty products this month? 

GlamGlow Masks are the best in the world!

GlamGlow Tinglexfoliate Mask

Glamglow masks are my favorite masks in the world!! I've used all of them and have never been disappointed. I use this mask 1-2 times a week and my skin really feels incredible after. It has a tingly-burning feel for the first few minutes but that's totally normal for this mask. It's kind of gritty when you're putting it on your face, almost like a sandy texture with chunks of green leaf but it dries hard and you will see your pores through the mask, which I love (yes, I'm weird!). After 10-minutes, you can wash off the mask and the sandy texture turns into an amazing exfoliator leaving your skin feeling clean and refreshed. If you're afraid to commit to the full size, I highly recommend trying the travel size. I also love their new brightening treatment mask and their hydrating mask

Sigma Highlighter Brush

I didn't realize how much a makeup brush mattered until I could tell the difference in the makeup application between my old brushes and my new Sigma brushes (who would have thunk!?!). guys know how much I love my highlighters - well I had been using the wrong brush because I was being too cheap to buy another one (there I said it!) but finally caved in and bought the F35 tapered highlighter brush from Sigma. This brush has literally changed my highlight game forever, it's soft and grabs onto the product perfectly. This is hands down my favorite brush to highlight my cheekbones, forehead, nose and chin.

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Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb

Let me just preface by saying that I get stopped all the time from people asking what perfume I'm wearing. I started wearing Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb 6 years ago and haven't thought twice about switching to another. It has a floral scent but not in an overpowering or make you dizzy kind of way. The only downside to this perfume is it's on he pricier side, but it lasts a long time. 


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St. Tropez Self Tanner

I rarely ever use self tanner, but as I get older and hearing about more and more people around me having skin cancer it definitely makes me want to use more of this stuff. I've tried a bunch of different self tanners throughout the years but this one is my go-to. I use the mitt to apply in circular motions to make sure it's even and doesn't turn my hands a different color. And the smell isn't as strong as some of the other self tanners out there.