GLAMGLOW MUD MASK

Such a busy week this has been, looking forward for tomorrow to just relax but before I do decided to relax I have an exciting post for you all. Introducing GLAMGLOW this little beauty is very common in Hollywood’s Entertainment industry for instant fresh glowing skin. Talking about Hollywood and glam last week was awards season and this was the main talking point all over Hollywood, so I thought it would be the perfect time to review this mask as it fits around this concept.
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Face Mask/Treatment: GLAMGLOW Youth Mud
Away from the red carpet and back to reality, this mask really does do marvelous things for the skin. The packaging is very nice and tidy and looks very detailed which is a nice concept and highlights the main features and natural ingredients on the front. However when I opened the box to my surprise I find a rather small pot tucked away in a sturdy piece of cardboard with the brand name printed throughout. The box does however state that the contents of the jar contains 15ml of mask which of course I never thought to check when buying online and got super excited to try for £22.00. The mask itself I loved, you only get 15ml, this is a very small amount but you don’t need to use a lot of the product only a very small amount to get an even coverage. 
 
Leaving on for 10 minutes it really starts to tingle and dries up making a powder like consistency on the skin and this is when I felt it was best to remove with an exfoliating cloth. After removing the product my skin felt super smooth and soft and very healthy with a fresh dewy glow and this did last around 3-4 days after using just like it states on the packaging instructions. The mask did help my spots but there was some slight redness for a few hours after removal. My skin however felt brand new and was left feeling very firm and tight in a good way. The overall effects of the mask do last days and are really noticeable even with make-up on as you can really see an in-depth glow and brighter, healthier skin. The results of this mask should leave skin noticeably radiant and glowing, activating moisturizing collagen synthetics providing a gentle resurfacing exfoliation. It also helps to leave skin feeling smoother, brighter and softer, providing a tighter skin texture and tighter pores. 
 
You will also notice a more youthful appearance and protection from free radical damage. It also absorbs any impurities without removing natural oils. I agree with what it states the mask will do and feel overall impressed with the product however for the amount 15ml it is a small amount for £22.00, so I would keep this mask as a treat for when I would find it most beneficial as this would not be a regular mask to use on a weekly basic. Would I buy this product again? Yes, but only for special occasions. The instructions for use state that you should only apply a thin layer to clean skin and to stir before use to liquefy the product. You should then expect a tingling tightening effect within 10 minutes of use. Removing the mask is very easy and should be removed in circular motions as this helps to exfoliate the face whilst removing excess product.
 
The main active ingredients in this mask range from Volcanic Rock, Green Tea Leaf Extracts to French Sea Clay. 
 
Volcanic Rock is used in cosmetics as an antioxidant and gives a great exfoliation due to its fine-grained crystallized texture.
 
Green Tea Leaf Extract mostly common in various beverages, health foods, dietary supplements, and cosmetic items. Skin studies of green tea showed protection from skin cancer and also reduces sun damage. Green tea appears to exert sun damage protection by quenching free radicals and reducing inflammation rather than by blocking UV rays. Therefore, green tea may synergistically enhance sun protection. Green tea leaf extracts also help slow down the aging process, as it contains natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, giving the skin more elastic tissue helping diminish the signs of wrinkles and fine lines. 
 
French Sea Clay is by far the most majestic, most effective mineral skin clay produced. French sea clay has the most valuable elements these ranging from montmorillonite, up to 9 important mineral oxides, magnesium, calcium, potassium, dolomite, silica, copper, silicon, manganese, and selenium. Each element of the clay works with the outer epidermis (skin) in its own way and helping to improve the skin. French sea clay should appear green in colour with a soft texture. The clay is produced in France and its absorptive properties give it a very powerful drying and detoxifying effect as it acts like a magnet for toxins. Clay can be used in the aid of rebuilding healthy skin tissue and cells.
 
Rating: 
 
Product Negatives:
  • You receive a very small amount 15ml
  • You need to mix the product before applying for a good consistency  
Product Positives:
  • Brightens complexion giving a very radiant glow
  • Skin looks healthy and the effects last for day’s 3-4
  • Skin is left feeling ever so soft and smooth
  • Moisturises the skin + Exfoliates 
  • Improves overall skin tone
 
I really enjoyed doing this post as I have learned many new interesting things especially on French sea clay so feel really happy about this. I will provide links on where to purchase this product below and want to also include that I will be providing a star rating system which I have included above the product negatives as this will give a clear understanding of how good I feel the product was overall, I will be including this on all cosmetic posts I do in the future and will also try and give you guys before and after photos of my skin and with the product on as I feel this is a good part of a good review so you can see what the product is like in the flesh.
 
So I hope you have all enjoyed reading this lengthy review and I would love to hear your opinions 

xo, Jenny
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  • StudsandVelvet

    Great blog post, that looks super cool! I would love it if you could take a look at my blog or better yet follow eachother!!
    studsandvelvett.blogspot.ca

    take care xxo

    • Krystel

      Thank you 😀 x

  • All That Glitters…

    I really want to try this but the price keeps putting me off! Think I should just bite the bullet!! Great post by the way… 🙂 I’ve just followed and I’m looking forward to reading more in the future.

    Siobhan xxx

    http://www.glitter-x-couture.blogspot.co.uk

    • Krystel

      Thank you and you should consider buying to try it out I am going to get the other one especially for problem skin so will make a review on this in the next couple of months also x

  • nataliestubbs

    It’s so strange that a mud mask can give such beneficial results but I can’t wait to give this a go come payday!

    • Krystel

      Thank you for the nice comment X

  • Jen27

    There’s so much hype around this product, yet I didn’t know much about it. Thanks for such a thorough review- I’m definitely intrigued 🙂

    -Jen

    http://www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

    • Krystel

      Thank you and same here I am super happy I came over it though as its a wonder product for all skin types 😀 x

  • Soph2381

    They look soo nice 🙂

    also i have nominated you for the Liebster award, so check my recent post out for the details :))

    http://soph2381.blogspot.co.uk/

    xx

    • Krystel

      Hey Sophie, thank you for nominating me for the award, however I was just nominated recently and would love for you to give another deserving blogger the opportunity but thank you for the lovely comment and nomination 🙂 x

  • LPFashionPhilosophy

    Ooooh nice! We love coming across really amazing reviews/tips like this!

    ox from NYC!
    davie+erica

    LPFashionPhilosophy

    • Krystel

      Thank you for the lovely comment 🙂 x

  • MICHELLE

    nice post !:)

    • Krystel

      Thank you 🙂 x

  • HeartsAndCrosses

    This looks gorgeous, I really need to try it!

    http://alittlebitunique.blogspot.co.uk/

    x

    • Krystel

      Thank You ! x

  • Rachel Black

    I have never heard of this brand! I love mud masks!

    I’m a new follower of your blog – I really like your layout!

    If you want to check out mine is http://thestellarskin.blogspot.co.uk/

    Looking forward to your future posts 🙂

    Rachel

    xoxo

    • Krystel

      Aww thank you for the kind message, and I will do ! 🙂 x

  • Natalia

    I’ve heard of this a couple of times, would love to try it 🙂 x

    • Krystel

      Thank You 😀 x

  • Pippa Jones

    Really do love your review on this. must of taken yo ua while to do it! Lovely photos!

    Pipp xx
    http://pippjones281190.blogspot.co.uk

    • Krystel

      Hey Pippa, thank you for the lovely comment. It did take ages to do but I enjoyed every minute of it and learned some very interesting things x

  • Danielle

    Never heard of that but it looks awesome, I’ll have to look into it!

    http://fameliquorlove.blogspot.com xx

    • Krystel

      Thank you 🙂 x

  • ImHoneyy

    I’ve near heard of this, but it sounds amazing! Thanks for sharing! 🙂 XO

    Honey
    http://www.imhoneyy.blogspot.co.uk

    • Krystel

      Thank you for the lovely comment 🙂 x

  • Anna Nuttall

    Oh P.S: sorry what are you studying at uni btw?

    • Krystel

      Hey I am currently studying Fashion Design but I have studied beauty therapy two years ago but decided not to study this further as I feel its not the career for me. I have also studied nails and reiki but I do all of these through private learning from home as I work weekdays 🙂 x

  • Anna Nuttall

    Hi I heard of this Mud Mask, after reading your awesome review i’m so tempted to try it now. <3 xxx

    http://www.annanuttall.com/

    • Krystel

      Hey Anna, thank you for your lovely comments and I am sure you will love this mask if you do decide to give it a try 🙂 x

  • The Style Rawr

    Such an awesome review, I’ve never heard of it before but 4/5 stars is pretty good!

    Tara
    The Style Rawr!
    xoxo

    • Krystel

      Thank You Tara 🙂 x

  • Jeeda

    this seems amazing

    http://thelittlebigobsession.blogspot.co.uk

    p.s I have a giveaway on my blog, check it out if you’re interested

    • Krystel

      Thank you and I will do 🙂 x

  • Dilara Köseler

    I liked your blog and following 🙂

    Stop by http://www.dilarakoseler.blogspot.com

    • Krystel

      Thank you, x

  • Riza

    This looks good and I might wanna give it a try!
    Loving your blog dear:)
    ♡,
    Riza

    • Krystel

      Thank you, 🙂 x

  • Malu Swartjes

    Hi there lovely! Thanks for the sweet comment! Im following back:) that mud mask seems sooo fine♥
    xx
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    • Krystel

      Hey, thank you loved your blog ! 🙂 x

  • Gemma Talbot

    This mask looks and sounds great but rather pricey for the size so you are right to keep it for special occasions x

    http://whatisinherwardrobe.blogspot.co.uk

    • Krystel

      Yes it is pricey indeed but I never checked the amount when buying expecting to get a decent sized amount for the price but I still really like it and its great for special occasions 🙂 x

  • theskinnyblondegirl

    I love masks! Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about one from Origins.. I think it’s a clay mask or something. Have you ever tried that one?

    Katelyn
    theskinnyblondegirl.com

    • Krystel

      Hey, I have not tried origins as of yet but something I would be hoping to very soon. I have however seen many blog posts on the products with excellent reviews so this has tempted me to try the brand out for myself but thank you for pointing this out 🙂 x

  • Catherine S

    This sounds good- I’ve never even heard of it before. I like the sound if the ingredients aswell! Thanks for the post x

    • Krystel

      Hey thank you, I never heard of this product until a few months back either as I was just browsing online and had to spend an extra £20 for FREE DELIVERY so just grabbed the next best thing that looked super nice to try out 😀 x

  • Kimberley

    Lovely post, i’m a new follower on your blog.

    Kimberley x

    http://kimberley77.blogspot.com

    • Krystel

      Thank you for the comment and follow 🙂 x

  • Shobna Periayaih

    Have you tried it on ur face? There’s something similar in Malaysia here,its a mud mask or something but I’m not ready to use them. Just wondering how it works? LOL :/

    • Krystel

      Yes I have tried on my face + neck as this is a facial mud mask and I am looking for more alternatives and you should try them out as they are great and it just works by cleansing the face and exfoliating the skin rather like a facial peel to leave glowing skin afterwords 🙂 x