I bought this IYOU Red Ginseng Jelly Face Mask at the expo I recently attended in Vietnam. I bought three of their masks and then I used this one that night in the hotel for some nice relaxing after a long day at the Mekong Beauty Show/K-Beauty Expo. I can’t remember how much it was as it was in Vietnamese money which is very confusing.
So this mask is from a brand called IYOU. This particular mask is from their new premium line which also includes Propolis, Black Pearl and Gold versions. I got the Red Ginseng and also the Propolis to try another time.
The Red Ginseng mask contains Panax Ginseng Root Extract for Anti-aging, Relaxing and Revitalizing. Chamomilla Recutita Flower for soothing and Scutellaria Baicalensis root for Anti-inflammation, Moisturizing and Revitalizing.
The mask has a strong ginseng smell but if you use ginseng products you will be used to that. The mask sheet is made out of cupra so it is supposed to have high absorption, adhesion and transparency.
The fit was pretty good. It was very generous size and fitted right to the edges of my face. It had good sized eye holes and it was very thin so even though it had a bit more material than I needed I was able to just smooth it down and it still stayed on well. The only issue I had was my main one that the strip under the nose was too wide.
I really liked the jelly essence it was nice and thick and there was lots of it. The mask was covered with it and there was about half a teaspoon left in the packet which I used up on my neck.
I left the mask on for about 28 minutes. It was still really wet when I took it off. My face was covered in essence and it took a good 5 minutes to pat it in. If you don’t have a lot of time this one might not be the best option. I was just chillin’ in my hotel watching Animal Planet so it was fine for me.
Once patted in my skin was still a bit damp and it never fully went away. I didn’t mind so much on this one as it was a nice essence and maybe because I wasn’t doing anything or following with any other skincare.
My skin felt very moisturized and the mask was nice and cooling to wear. I think after I patted all the essence in my skin felt very ‘bouncy’ if you know what I mean.
I definitely liked it and would use again but only when I have the time for it. A good one for some pampering.
Sorry the photos are not very good. I took them in the hotel and the lighting was terrible.