(photo courtesy of www.malinandgoetz.com)
I received the coolest mask in the PopSugar monthly box the other day. It is the MALIN+GOETZ Detox Face Mask. The founders of MALIN+GOETZ have a long history in the skincare and beauty industry. Matthew Malin worked for L’Oreal, Prada, Saks Fifth Avenue and many more companies before he collaborated with Andrew Goetz (who had worked with Vitra, a Swiss design manufacturer) to come up with the business plan for MALIN+GOETZ. What was the plan? Apothecary based products for those with sensitive skin and natural technologies. Great customer service is also at the core of their business. (I love this because I think this is becoming a thing of the past).
The Detox Face Mask. This 5 minute wonder is the winner of Allure Magazine’s Editor's Choice Best of Beauty Awards (2008) Best Deep Cleansing Mask. An easy and innovative mask that has oxygenating cleansing agents to replace harsh detergents and drying clays. The wonderful gel mask foams up as it stays on. What is so great about it is that it gives your face a deep-pore-cleansing: lifting dirt, oil and make-up away from the skin without irritation, while creating a physical barrier to seal hydration. Complex amino acids and natural almond extract gently and effectively purify, clarify, balance and soothe the skin. It also has stable Vitamin C, antioxidants Vitamin E, green tea extract, and soy protein to help firm aging skin while brightening the complexion. Ingredients like squalane, glycerin and sodium pca are excellent at moisturizing and hydrating the skin. Then panthenol firms and soothe the skin.
It can be used as a mask or as a cleanser! Just apply a thick layer then wait 5 minutes or until the dissipation of the foam begins, up to twice a week (in place of a cleanser), twice a week. If used as a mask, oilier skins should use at night and apply a thin layer on the skin for deep cleansing and oil control (remove with warm water and a washcloth). Drier skins can apply a thin layer daily in place of cleanser (tissue off without water).
I adore this mask! It actually does a lot in the 5 minutes it is on the face. Prior to application my face felt dull and dehydrated. Afterward my skin felt alive! I was honestly surprised at how much it could accomplish in just a few minutes. This mask gave my skin a lot of moisture and purification all in one. That is hard to accomplish for most masks.
The MALIN+GOETZ Detox Face Mask is $40.00 for 4oz. / 118ml. and is available on www.malinandgoetz.com, and shops all over the world. To find in the US or Canada one near you, go to: http://www.malinandgoetz.com/usa-canada. Like MALIN+GOETZ on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MALINandGOETZ?ref=mf; Follow MALIN+GOETZ on Twitter: @MALIN+GOETZ; Subscribe to MALIN+GOETZ on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/MalinandGoetzTV; Follow MALIN+GOETZ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/malinandgoetz# and Follow MALIN+GOETZ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/malinandgoetz/