Weekday Pampering

I don't typically like to acquire loads of full-size beauty masks unless I can buy them in travel sizes first to test out. In collaboration with Octer, I had the chance to use their site for some of my shopping needs. Thankfully, after perusing the site, I searched for Peter Thomas Roth masks and stumbled upon a few gift sets, and variety kits. Octer is a fashion platform that allows customers to find their favourite retail products in one destination.

You simply search the product(s) you're seeking, then within a click you can navigate a multitude of items to instantly compare pricing and shop, all in one sitting. Octer started as an app back in 2014, but with rapid growth they later expanded into a global platform for fashion retail, now offering a roster of brands from the high-street to designer.
I spotted a deal on these particular masks, so I purchased two boxes. With the boxes combined it comes to about six total facials per mask type (= approximately, three entire mask applications per tube), with six tubes per box. Then, I purchased a couple full-size items afterward since I wasn't expecting such a great price on the kit. Here are my thoughts on what I have tested.

#1 - Irish Moor Mud: Purifying Black Mask: The only Moor Mud experience I've had has only been in spas, so I was looking forward to trying this at-home mask treatment.

This mineral-rich mask is made of nine-thousand year-old Irish Moor Mud (known to be the highest–level of organic content in the world), volcanic ash (reducing fine lines and winkles), activated charcoal to help wash away impurities and toxins, and Black Hijiki seaweed (providing essential nutrition and hydration). Some people have said that they experienced redness after usage, but I didn't have this problem even with my sensitive skin. This mud mask has no ordour.

I really enjoyed this mask, and it worked well for me! It has a slight warming effect when applied, and this left my skin feeling smooth, rejuvenated, and yes, it did seem to minimise pores after multiple uses. I do not have dry skin, but use a night moisturiser after masks typically. I give this mud mask a 9.6 out of 10.


#2 - Irish Moor Mud Purifying Cleansing Gel: This same Irish Moor Mud is harvested by hand from the Irish countryside. This claims to help to dissolve pore-clogging, refine skin texture, and rejuvenates the skin for a healthier complexion. With many of the same active ingredients as the mask, the gel additionally has willow bark, lactic acid, and tea tree oil. It has a very faint earthy sea smell that's almost undetectable, and I didn't mind it.

This formula is a gel, and comes out with a black tint, then lathers easily into a light grey/green foamy colour. It rinsed off well, and left my skin feeling great.

Note: If you have dry skin, I would say to use a great moisturiser afterward. I have normal to combination skin overall, and this cleans off dirt and makeup well, leaving my skin matte.

With using the cleansing gel, I am very happy with this product, and I did notice a difference in my skin. My skin was very smooth to the touch. After using the product six times so far, it gets a 8 out of 10, because I think if you buy this, then it probably should be used in conjunction with the Irish Moor Mud Mask for the full experience.

#3 - 24K Gold Pure Beauty Cleansing Butter: For deluxe/trial sizes a spatula or sponge is not included. This butter is made with honey, chamomile (butter), and katsuri turmeric.
If you have oily skin do be warned as you'll probably not like this unless you use a dab of product. I do not have oily skin, and even with using this as directed, I felt that the formula overall seemed a tad oily ... more than I expected. It washed off with ease, and left my skin very soft and hydrated after using.  The scent is a lovely aroma (more of honey), however chamomile is distinct as a subtle and pleasantly lingering aroma.

Alternative use: In the end, I decided that the product would be best suited on my legs as a hydrating butter I liked the minuscule speckles of gold that the cleansing butter left on my skin. This cleansing butter was not for me. *This product gets a 5.9 out of 10 if using as directed.

I am only on mask four, and so far my favourites are the Irish Moor Mud, and the Irish Moor Cleansing Gel. I will share more about the other masks in the future. Have you used any of these Peter Thomas Roth masks? 

Have you shopped using the Octer site? Which mask would you try? 
The goods: Peter Thomas Roth products-c/o Octer. Jewellery/Baubles-Nordstrom, Serving Tray-Vintage, *All opinions are my own and honestly expressed. This post is brought to you by Octer, a Fashion Tales Sponsor. To search more brands, and shop the Octer site click here.


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3 comments

  1. I never heard of this site before thanks to your review and introduction going to check them out. I will love to try Pete Thomas Products I had not yet got my hands on them.

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  2. I've never heard of Octer but will check them out! I think I'm going to go use a mask I hsvrnt tried yet, thanks to your post. They are always so refreshing!

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