I am a Sephora addict and I love testing out as many cosmetic and skincare products as possible. I never heard anything about the Hydrate 5 Minute Flashmasque from Pathology so when I walked by it at Sephora I got really intrigued by the simple design of the sheet mask… yes, I am that kind of a person. Leaving the design aside, hope you’ll enjoy my first impression.
To be honest, I was a bit sceptical when I read the label and noticed that you can leave the mask for only 5 minutes and then you’ll miraculously look “youthful and dewy every day”. Most sheet masks I use will stay on my face for more than 20 minutes, so I really didn’t think my skin will get any benefits from it…
When I first opened the pouch I was really disappointed. I have a big problem with skincare products that contain perfume, a light fragrance does not bother me that much but this sheet mask definitely smells like a cheap, rosy perfume. Since the perfume felt a bit toxic to me, I was playing by the rules and left the mask for only 5 minutes on my face.
Surprisingly I was happy with the results, the mask had a cooling effect on my skin, and my skin did feel plumped and energised in such a short time.
Know your ingredients
I feel that a review is incomplete without talking a look at the ingredients, keep in mind that ingredients are listed in descending order, starting with the largest quantity in the product and ending with the lowest.
You can click on each ingredient in the list to find out more about it.
Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Inositol, Trehalose, Taurine, Phenoxyethanol, Betaine, Sodium Hyaluronate, Panthenol (Vitamine B5), Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Mangnesium Aspartate, Zinc Gluconate, Copper Gluconate, Arginine, Glyceryl Caprylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Peg-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Xantham Gum, Disodium Edta, Fragrance (Parfum)
You can start your day using this mask as it only takes 5 minutes to tone your skin, so I would definitely use the mask again.
Let me know in the comments below if you used it and if you liked it.