LUSH Cupcake Fresh Face Mask Review

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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Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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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

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!

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. 🙂

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.

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.

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.

It’s okay to do so, but you probably don’t want to use two masks within two days – or you might not be right for one of the two!

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! 🙂

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