Welcome to the Friday face mask. Today I did a little something different. Technically speaking I used the mask early and it isn’t a full face mask. I did not sleep well last night and as a consequence this morning I awoke with puffy baggy eyes. So since I was starting my day working at the computer, I decided to start off with an eye mask. I went with the Erno Laszlo multi-task eye serum mask. It came in my July Look Fantastic box and I have been looking forward to using it ever since it came in.
I’ve used the Erno Laszlo Firmarine night cream (Picked up from Lovely Skin during one of their sales a while back) and it was amazing. I believe it is also carried by Look Fantastic on their store and they are always running some sort of weekly special so it is well worth looking into.
But I hadn’t tried any of their serums of masks. So I started the day with the Erno Laszlo multi task eye serum mask under my eyes as I began working at the computer. So what is it supposed to do?
A silky, All-in-one hydrogel eye patch formulated with a powerhouse of ingredients to tackle the major signs of under eye dark circles, puffiness, fine lines and wrinkles. The multi-tasking eye patch is soaked in serum powered by algae extract, vitamin B3, amino acids and allantoin to give immediate results under the eye area.
Each revitalizing mask conforms perfectly to the contours under eyes, helping our powerful actives penetrate more deeply: Glycerin: a powerful moisture magnet, attracts and holds hydration, helping fill in fine lines and crow’s feet for softer, smoother-looking skin, Vitamin B3: a natural illuminator, defies dark spots and discoloration by jump-starting skin cell renewal, Gotu Kola and other anti-inflammatories: calm stressed skin and improve circulation, reducing puffiness from allergies, pollutants and other assaults.
Lovely Skin currently has the six pack of these eye masks on sale for $38 in case you are looking to pick them up. They are of course also available on the Erno Laszlo site as well and probably a bunch of other places. The Erno Lazlo site not only has the six pack for $38 but they also have a two pack for $14. If you are just trying them out that might be a good option. I know I tend to try samples or smaller packs to see if I like them before I pick up the full sized version. (I just put an order in for Lovely Skin so it’s on my mind in case you are wondering)
So I took the eye masks out of the pack and put them on my skin. First off, they are the jelly like eye masks which I think always stay in place more securely and in general they seem to provide me with better results. Or maybe I just think they work better than the paper ones because I just like them more. There is something soothing feeling about the texture of the jelly masks.
I will say that once I applied the masks I felt a cooling sensation. There was no tingling, but it felt cool. One of the ways I tend to deal with my under eye puffiness is to take the quartz roller I keep stashed in the fridge and roll it under my eyes because cold really helps reduce puffiness for me. So I was really happy with the cooling sensation.
I was also happy they stayed in place while I got some work done this morning. Not slipping makes them extremely convenient. Then of course, it was time to peel them off.
I’m not certain how big a difference you can see in the before and after pics, but I can feel a difference. My eyes feel less baggy and the skin feels a little tighter. While the masks were saturated in serum when I applied them, the serum appears to have all soaked in and the jelly patches were only slightly damp.
My skin also was only slightly damp when I removed them. I patted the last of the serum in so there was no wasted serum. While it clearly isn’t a replacement for a good night’s sleep, it does make me feel a bit more refreshed. So from me, this mask gets a thumbs up and a place on the repurchasing list. I think I would keep them until I need to look a little more bright eyed rather than use them every day, but I think keeping the Erno Laszlo multi task eye serum mask around isn’t such a bad idea. I’m really glad I tried these today. Thanks to Look Fantastic for choosing this to add to the July subscription box.