Monday, March 30th, 2009

LUSH Cupcake Fresh Face Mask ($7.95 for 2.6 oz.) is one of Lush’s quick and easy face masks that you can purchase in-store (because they’re just *that* fresh). Cupcake is designed for oily, more acne-prone skin. According to the label, Rhassoul mud cleanses and soothes skin, while several other ingredientsh elp to soften it. Several essential oils make it a relaxing experience while you wear the mask for five to ten minutes. I wear mine for about ten minutes, and then I turn on the faucet for warm/tepid water. I wet my hands, and then I gently massage the scrub away in small circles. I find this just seems to relax me (because it’s kind of a facial massage), but it also makes me feel like it’s deeper cleansing. Just rinse any remaining residue off by splashing your face.

The only downside to the mask is I do find it tends to leave a little bit of residue behind, so I like to use either a cotton pad and my toner or a light cleanser to make sure everything is off. (I just can’t risk *any* bad things getting into my skin these days, so no chances for me.) Otherwise, this mask makes me feel relaxed, my skin feel fresh and rejuvenated, and since starting to use Lush face masks, I swear my skin has been happier!

Oh, and I did I mention this smells like extra rich hot chocolate? Yummy!

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32 thoughts on “LUSH Cupcake Fresh Face Mask Review

  1. jesstooimpress

    i bought this and used it once & gave it to my friend before the exp. , it does smell pretty good tho!

  2. BINNIE

    hiya! I bought this even thought I am not a teenager or have oily skin I have normal/dry skin but was getting spots and split it with my sis as she has oily skin and it worked amazing!

    I do love LUSH products! great review christine thanks again :) XX

  3. JennXOXO

    Awesome! Thanks for the review! I’ve been curious about the results and I’m going to pick some up next time I go shopping. :)

  4. thanks for the review! I didn’t realize they had this and it sounds perfect for my skin type.

  5. Shannon

    Thanks for the review! You are awesome! i have been using lush skincare for about a month now and has been wonderful! My skin is getting much clearer, and i just got a mask yesterday so i am very excitied to start using it!

  6. A. Rose

    I couldn’t stop raving about this mask. Be forewarned though, it can clog up your sink! If you loved this mask, I would suggest you also try the Brazened Honey mask. :)

    • Stephanie D

      I agree. I got this and used it once because it did seem like it was too thick to go down the sink easily when rinsed off.

    • Oh, thanks for the heads up, LOL! Definitely good to know.

      I will definitely put that on my list to try!

  7. Ricci

    Oh it looks so good like chcocolate icing hehe

  8. Wow, I’d like to eat that! hahah :(

  9. I feel like I might try to eat it straight out of the container!

  10. rowan

    i’ve bought countless pots of this, its really good stuff. its very deep cleansing

  11. I love LUSH Masks,but I hate to clean them:))

  12. lexi

    i have a little sample of this one sitting in the fridge – I first used Crash Course in SkinCare and my skin was sooo happy – I’ll def buy that one.

  13. Anya1976

    I love this mask my problem is not using it enough before it goes bad. i love how it smells and how it works. i have excema and it calms my skin.

  14. Nicci

    I just bought this over the weekend. I used Brazened Honey Friday night and Saturday night used Cupcake. And this morning, I can feel a small zit coming :-( Are you not supposed to be using both at the same time? I asked the lady at Lush and she said it was okay to switch. Maybe my skin can’t handle it.

  15. Jilly

    I LOVE this face mask. After the first use, my skin was left feeling soft, exfoliated, and replenished. I tend to have an oily chin, the rest overall sensitive, and this mask did not dry out my face whatsoever. Absoloutely LOVE Lush products! :)

  16. Kirsten

    this stuff is probably the best thing out there for those with mild acne and sensitive skin