Lululun Plus Sweet Drop Sheet Mask

Review – Lululun Plus Sweet Drop Sheet Mask

Lululun Plus Sweet Drop Sheet MaskThe first thing you see when you open the advertisement page for the Lululun Plus Sweet Drop sheet mask is 「とろ~りパワーで愛され肌へ」 (torori pawa- de aisare hada he). “Torori” in Japanese is basically thick or creamy so with the power of this creamy sheet mask, you will be closer to skin that you love! The main ingredient of this mask is Manuka Honey but it also includes Apricot Seed Oil Extract and Avocado. All great ingredients to moisture and protect your skin from drying out.

My Experience

So far, with a total of 2 more to try, the Lululun Plus Sweet Drop Sheet mask is my favorite of the Lululun Plus sheet mask series! It’s just above the Lululun Plus Smooth Gold and Fresh Red Sheet Masks. Upon opening the package I instantly noticed how creamy this mask is compared to the other in the series. It also has minimal amount of smell and I was really excited to try it out. With the cream actually dripping off the sheet mask, I managed to apply it to my face and almost instantly felt the moisturizer seeping into my skin. Considering the weather right now is cold in Japan…. The sheet mask also happened to be a little cold and felt pretty refreshing on top of moisturizing!

Lululun Plus Sweet Drop Sheet MaskAfter about 5 minutes I was expecting to feel some sort of tingling or irritation as with the other Lululun Plus Sheet Mask series but I felt nothing! Surprisingly it really was just like adding an extra powerful moisturizer before sleeping. The Lululun Plus Sweet Drop Sheet Mask felt so good that I didn’t even bother adding extra moisturizer after. I just used the extra amount from the package to cover my neck and was all done for the night, no irritation included! I even had a little encouragement from Doraemon~ while waiting the 10 minutes.

The only bad thing is…. the size is still really big! It always jumbles up at some part of my face. To be honest, I felt this mask to be especially unfit because of the extra creamy moisturizer that it contained. At some points I thought it would slid off my face!

In conclusion, The Lululun Plus Sweet Drop Sheet Mask is a must try if you get the chance to visit Japan. It’s not only moisturizing but very refreshing and feels great on the skin. It’s a great souvenir not only to take home for yourself but also to give away to fellow skin care addicts.

Lululun Plus Sweet Drop

Where to Buy

After checking everytime…. you still can’t find this product on Amazon USA. But they did start selling it on ebay! The price is only $13.99 so it’s not too much more than actually buying it in Japan AND it includes free shipping.

Ebay Link here

If you happen to visit Japan, you can find it at Loft or Tokyuu Hands as well as most major drug stores around Japan.

Other Lululun Products

Lululun Plus Sweet DropIngredients

*English

Water, glycerin, propanediol, xylitol, honey, avocado oil, apricot kernel oil, hyaluronic acid Na, water soluble collagen, urea, sugar hydrolyzate, aspartic acid Mg, glycine, alanine, creatine, diglycerin, xanthan gum, carbomer, water Oxidized K, EDTA – 2 Na, citric acid Na, citric acid, tocopherol, polysorbate 60, phenoxyethanol, methyl paraben, BG **

*used google translate **Included as additives for plant extracts

Japanese

水、グリセリン、プロパンジオール、キシリトール、ハチミツ、アボカド油、アンズ核油、ヒアルロン酸Na、水溶性コラーゲン、尿素、糖水解物、アスパラギン酸Mg、グリシン、アラニン、クレアチン、ジグリセリン、キサンタンガム、カルボマー、水酸化K、EDTA-2Na、クエン酸Na、クエン酸、トコフェロール、ポリソルベート60、フェノキシエタノール、メチルパラベン、BG*
*植物エキス類の添加物として含まれます

Review – Lululun Plus Lavender Sheet Mask

Lululun Plus Lavender Sheet Mask

Lululun Plus’ Lavender Sheet Mask was next on my list to try. This sheet mask’s lavender scent is basically made to heal your soul (or so their website says…). It is made with Lavender from France that will moisturize your skin while you enjoy the wonderful scent.

My Experience

This is probably my favorite sheet mask from the Lululun Plus Aroma Oil series. The scent isn’t as overwhelming as the other ones and I feel like it definitely made my skin brighter as well! The only thing I really don’t like about the Lavender Sheet Mask, and all the aroma oil series masks, is the fact that it feels like it’s burning my skin. While wearing it I really worry if it will hurt my skin but upon taking it off there is no irritation. Considering the results the others have had I kept it on for the full 10 min but…. it can be a little uncomfortable.

Lululun Plus Lavender Sheet MaskAlso, for some reason the fit of this mask was a little better than the other ones. I’m not sure if it’s because I was able to put it on better or for some reason this one was a little smaller. It still crunched up at the bottom but it felt more comfortable than usual! I’ll apologize for my bad picture hehe.

While I’m not sure if I would use this mask for myself again, I think I would consider buying it for someone who loves aroma oil. It’s relaxing and smells nice and I think most people would really enjoy receiving this as a gift, especially if it’s a souvenir from Japan.

Where to Buy

You can buy these masks from Tokyuu Hands, Loft or Amazon Japan. Most local drug stores (in Japan) also have them available! Unfortunately, they aren’t easily found in the States yet…

Other Lululun Products

Lululun Plus LavenderIngredients

English*

Water, glycerin, propanediol, xylitol, lavender oil, lavender flower extract, Mayorana leaf extract, grape leaf extract, bilberry leaf extract, polyquaternium -51, diglycerin, apricot kernel oil, xanthan gum, carbomer, hydroxide K, EDTA-2Na , Tocopherol, polysorbate 60, phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, BG *

*translated with Google Translate ** Included as additives for plant extracts.

Japanese

水、グリセリン、プロパンジオール、キシリトール、ラベンダー油、ラベンダー花エキス、マヨラナ葉エキス、ブドウ葉エキス、ビルベリー葉エキス、ポリクオタニウム-51、ジグリセリン、アンズ核油、キサンタンガム、カルボマー、水酸化K、EDTA-2Na、トコフェロール、ポリソルベート60、フェノキシエタノール、メチルパラベン、BG*
*植物エキス類の添加物として含まれます。

Review – Lululun Plus Fresh Red Sheet Mask

Lululun Plus Fresh RedI’m finally half way through the box set of the Lululun Plus Sheet Mask series I bought in December! This time I tried out the Fresh Red Sheet mask and finally I found one I would definitely use again!

The Fresh Red Sheet mask is made with Acerola extract. Acerola is a super fruit that has 17 times more Vitamin C than lemons! And of course, the fruit is made in Japan just like the sheet mask itself! Now it’s not limited to this ingredient but also contains beta-caroteen, acai, and a lot of various vitamins that work great on the skin. For a weekly face mask I think it will definitely save the day (or week).

My Experience

It didn’t cause any irritation and my skin felt surprisingly refreshed after using it. Recently with the winter weather in Japan my skin is especially parched and needs a little extra moisture. The Fresh Red Sheet mask definitely hit it’s mark with that! This mask is also supposed to be effective in making supple skin. As far as what I can tell… one time might not do the trick for me. My skin was definitely softer after the first use but other than the feeling of refreshed and moisturized skin, I didn’t notice any apparent changes in the look.

Lululun Plus Fresh Red Sheet MaskWhen I talk about the size of the Lululun Plus series, I pretty much say the same thing. The Fresh Red Sheet mask and the other sheet masks in the series tend to run a bit big for my face. For the first time, I decided to post a picture using effects from the Snow App (sorry I’m a bit shy). Where I have the most awkward fit tends to be around the chin and eye areas. It definitely doesn’t wrap around my face well and jumbles up at the bottom. As for my eyes (made magically huge with the app picture) the mask is set for wider eyes and possible bigger heads? I have to place it carefully to make sure the moisturizer doesn’t get inside my eyes because it has happened before…

In conclusion, I am planning to buy this mask again and definitely want to give it as a present to my friends and family. I will be sad to part with this mask once I move back to the States.

Lululun Plus Fresh Red

Where to Buy

Unfortunately, this series still isn’t offered easily in the United States. If you’re in Japan, you can easily find this at most major drug stores and stores like Loft and Tokyu Hands. It’s also available on Amazon Japan.

If you don’t have a chance to visit Japan, check out their other lines on amazon.com below.

Other Lululun Products

Lululun Plus Fresh RedIngredients

English*

Diglycerol, sorbitol, almond oil, xanthan gum, carbomer, xanthan gum, almond oil, xanthan gum, almond oil, glycerin, propanediol, xylitol, acerola fruit extract, niacinamide, ascorbyl tetrahexyldodecanoate, tocopherol, panthenol, retinol palmitate, It is included as an additive to K hydroxide, EDTA – 2Na, hydrogenated lecithin, peanut oil, squalane, polysorbate 60, phenoxyethanol, methyl paraben, sodium hyaluronate, pomegranate juice, lecithin, BG **

* using google translate ** plant extracts

Japanese

水、グリセリン、プロパンジオール、キシリトール、アセロラ果実エキス、ナイアシンアミド、テトラヘキシルデカン酸アスコルビル、トコフェロール、パンテノール、パルミチン酸レチノール、アサイヤシ果実エキス、ザクロ花エキス、ジグリセリン、ソルビトール、アーモンド油、キサンタンガム、カルボマー、水酸化K、EDTA-2Na、水添レシチン、ピーナッツ油、スクワラン、ポリソルベート60、フェノキシエタノール、メチルパラベン、ヒアルロン酸Na、ザクロ果汁、レシチン、BG*

*植物エキス類の添加物として含まれます。

 

Lululun Plus Clary Sage

Review – Lululun Plus Clary Sage Sheet Mask

Lululun Plus Clary SageI finally got a change to try out the Lululun Plus Clary Sage Sheet mask after a long streak of laziness… It’s been a while since I used a sheet mask and I’m pretty happy I chose this one to get back in the groove. This mask is made to help you feel refreshed after a long day (or a long few weeks in my case). With the spicy smell of Clary Sage and added benefits of lemon balm to help prevent skin aging it’s definitely a strong mask to try.

My Experience

I really enjoyed the smell of the Clary Sage Sheet Mask at first. It was really refreshing and relaxing at the same time. However… after a while I kind of felt like I just had a bunch of vegetables on my face. The smell was pretty overwhelming and with the added irritation the sheet mask brought it was kind of hard to keep the mask on for the full 10 min.

Of course, in my experience with the Lululun Sheet Masks I tend to feel a little sting while the mask is on however there is no sign of redness or irritation after taking it off. Considering the recommended time is 10 minutes I kept it on for that amount but I think 5 min for me is just enough. As far as the size goes, it’s no different than the other Lululun Plus series and is a little big for small faces.

In general, I feel like I’m not a bit Aroma Oil Mask fan and would prefer to use Lululun’s standard mask series. However, for friends or family that like Aroma Oil, I think this would be great as a gift.

lululun plus clary sage sheet mask

Where to Buy

Unfortunately, the masks still aren’t easily found in the States but if you have a chance to visit Japan you can now pretty much pick them up at any major drug store as well as Loft or Tokyu Hands.

If you can’t make it out to visit Japan you still can buy Lululun’s other sheet masks from Amazon which are just as good if not better (and much cheaper!)

Ingredients

Lululun Plus Clary Sage

English

Water, glycerin, propanediol, Onisarvia oil, Melissa leaf extract, Seiyo nippo flower extract, Chamomile flower extract, Ruibos extract, glycosyl trehalose, diglycerin, hydrolyzed hydrogenated starch, rice bran oil, xanthan gum, carbomer, hydroxide K, EDTA -2Na, polysorbate 60, phenoxyethanol, methylparaben, BG*
* Included as additives for plant extracts.

Japanese

水、グリセリン、プロパンジオール、オニサルビア油、メリッサ葉エキス、セイヨウニワトコ花エキス、カミツレ花エキス、ルイボスエキス、グリコシルトレハロース、ジグリセリン、加水分解水添デンプン、コメヌカ油、キサンタンガム、カルボマー、水酸化K、EDTA-2Na、ポリソルベート60、フェノキシエタノール、メチルパラベン、BG*
*植物エキス類の添加物として含まれます。

Lululun Plus Smooth Gold

Review – Lululun Plus Smooth Gold

The Lululun Plus Sheet Mask series is basically a premium line of sheet masks to use once a week. They have a variety of sheet masks and for this week I decided to try their Smooth Gold one!

Based on the back of the package this mask is “made from a rare silk that glistens a bright gold color. This essence sheet mask is great for moisturizing aged skin.
With the wonderful combination of Japanese Sake essence and Hydrolysis, even the most parched skins will be deeply moisturized.” (translation by me).

 

My Experience

For some reason, I love that the Lululun Plus Masks are a little thicker than the normal sheet mask. Their Smooth Gold one is no different and after opening the package you could already tell how much moisture was held with in! In fact, some of the essence of the mask began to drip off. Compared with other Sheet Mask makers, the Lululun series tends to be a little smaller. It fit on my face nicely and I pretty much felt a blast of moisturizer from the moment I put it on.

After a few minutes, I felt a little tingling on my upper lip area but it wasn’t enough for me to take off the mask before the full 10 minute mark. After taking off the mask (and using some of the extra essence around my neck and hands) I was surprised at how bright my skin was. It was almost radiantly glowing! AND there was no redness from the tingling which was a happy surprise for me. It definitely was worth the 10 minute wait. The Smooth Gold Sheet Mask is a definite winner from the Lululun Plus line. If you can get your hands on it, I highly recommend trying it.

Lululun Plus Smooth Gold

Where to Buy

Unfortunately, unless you’re in Japan it’s hard to find this Sheet Mask in the states. However, if you are in Japan stores like Tokyuu Hands or Loft have it readily available in their cosmetics section. It’s about $2/sheet mask but well worth the price. If you’re in Japan during the Holiday Season, they also have gift sets available for a little cheaper.

Ingredients

Lululun Plus Smooth Gold IngredientsWater, GlycerinPropanediol, hydrolysis silk, Rice bran oil, Hydrolyzed Rice Extract, Sake lees extract, Rice Bran extract,  Glycosyl, Diglycerol, Hydrogenated starch hydrolysates, Xanthane gum, Carbomer, Hydroxide K, EDTA 2Na, Polysorbate 60, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, BG*

*additive of plant extracts are included

note: translation of ingredients may be inaccurate

水、グリセリン、プロパンジオール、加水分解シルク、コメヌカ油、加水分解コメエキス、酒粕エキス、コメヌカエキス、グリコシルトレハロース、ジグリセリン、加水分解水添デンプン、キサンタンガム、カルボマー、水酸化K、EDTA-2Na、ポリソルベート60、フェノキシエタノール、メチルパラベン、BG*
*植物エキス類の添加物として含まれます。(from Lululun Plus Website)

FAB Purifying Mask with Red Clay

Review – FAB Skin Rescue Purifying Mask With Red Clay

FAB Purifying Mask with Red ClayOne of my favorite products from FAB is their Skin Rescue Purifying Mask With Red Clay. It’s a bit messy but definitely works wonders for my skin! FAB products in general are great for my skin and I think it’s pretty neat considering they are such a new skin care company. First Aid Beauty (FAB) was founded in 2009! Their mission is to create simple yet effective skincare products that address common skin challenges. They seem to focus on textures, sensitive skin and long last products. It hasn’t even been 10 years but I think they are fulfilling their mission pretty well!

Their Skin Rescue Purifying Mask With Red Clay will detoxify the skin and remove impurities. It also tightens pores, softens and improves skin texture and balances/controls oil production. It has a red gooey texture and doesn’t require too much in order to spread over the face. After about 20 minutes the mask will be dry enough to easily pull off.

My Experience

At first I was kind of scared of the texture of this product. It’s thick gooey texture grossed me out and I wasn’t sure exactly how much was needed to evenly spread out over my face. When you use too much, it takes forever to dry! If you use too little it doesn’t have much effect. After a couple tries I was better able to find the perfect amount for my skin and I really enjoyed the results. It definitely evens out your skin tone and tightens pores with only a couple uses!

I love the results of the Skin Rescue Purifying Mask With Red Clay but sometimes the peel off is a little unsuccessful, especially if you don’t apply the right amount. I also find the red clay part to be extremely messy if you’re not careful. You might end up making your sink red! Also, this mask is a little expensive. At $30/bottle it’s not something that is worth purchasing often. I would maybe buy it once a year and use it 1~2 times a week depending on the need but considering the texture and messiness I tend not to use it that much.

RAB Purifying Mask with Red Clay

Where to Purchase

This product can easily be found at Sephora! If you’re a Sephora addict like me, this is the best place to buy it for sure. Sometimes they will even offer free samples of the products if you would like to try before actually buying the full size (which I highly recommend).

FAB’s Skin Rescue Purifying Mask With Red Clay can also be found on their direct website. They offer free shipping on orders over $50 and if you sign up for their newsletter you can get 15% off.

Sephora – FAB Skin Rescue Purifying Mask With Red Clay

FAB Official Website – Skin Rescue Purifying Mask With Red Clay

Ingredients:

Water, Polyvinyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Illite, Lactobacillus Ferment, Glycereth-26, Polysorbate 20, PPG-20 Methyl Glucose Ether, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Feverfew) Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Allantoin, Bisabolol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Montmorillonite, Sodium Hydroxide, Mica, Phenoxyethanol, Iron Oxides (CI 77491).

References:

Product/company details and ingredients from FAB Official Website