Sunday, March 20

- Sunday Pamper: Merumaya Mud Marvels Mask...

Merumaya is a skincare brand I've known about for a while now and was lucky enough to hear in-depth about back in my earlier blogging days at the #BloggersSecretSanta14 event.

It seems 2016 is already a big year for them as I've been seeing a lot of new products coming to the market, such as a beauty oil, facial wash, gentle exfoliating toner and a mud mask. I was lucky enough to test out the Mud Marvels Mask* a few months ago and have been dying to share my experience with you.

Having dry and sensitive skin, I typically avoid clay/mud masks as I've found previous ones to be far too stripping. Due to this I've assumed such masks are for oilier skin, leading me to favour creamier formulas. However, when I read this mask contains nourishing oils to ensure there's no tightness, I thought I'd break free and give it a whirl.

The first thing I noticed about this mask is the vibrant blue tone it has; there really is something luxurious about it. Mud masks often lead to us looking like Shrek/a swamp monster, so this was a nice change. As well as this, the product itself smells super clean and fresh. I've always been a fan of the scent Merumaya products have, so I was happy this didn't disappoint.

As you can see below, a little goes a long way. The consistency is so thick it holds it's shape/structure, but it easily massages into skin. The combination of volcanic ash, charcoal and oils draws out dirt and brightens complexion without drying out the skin - I can confirm I've actually seen a noticeable difference since using this.

For £19.50 for 50ml (remember, only a little is needed), I'd say this is excellent value. If you're a dry skinned gal like myself, definitely give this a go!

Have you heard of Merumaya? Have you tried this mask before?


*Products marked with an asterix (*) have been gifted. I only feature products/services to my personal taste and all opinions are 100% my own.


KAREN
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15 comments:

  1. I love a good mud mask to really clear out the dead skin and bring it back to life. Like you I have dry skin so have to be careful what I use but this sounds lovely Lucy x

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  2. This brand has been making rounds on lots of UK blogs but I have yet to try anything form them. I usually read about their facial oil so this is such a refreshing read, great review, Karen!

    Shireen | Reflection of Sanity

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  3. I don't use face masks a lot but have tried the few odd ones. I absolutely love using face masks but haven't actually found one that works well with my skin, I haven't heard of this one before but I'll have to keep a look out for it! :) http://coffeeatmidnight13.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. I need a new clay mask soon, so this sounds like a wonderful option. I've tried a few products from the brand before and they have never been disappointing x

    Beauty with charm

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  5. Ooh I've never heard of this brand but I adore clay masks and have been in the market for a new one so I definitely need to check this out!

    Elle
    www.theellenextdoor.com
    xx

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  6. I have a hard time using mud masks because my skin is dry and I find it just irritates my sensitive skin. I love the sound of this product though!

    RachelShuchatMakeup

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  7. Haha your comment about some mud masks making people look like Shrek! So true! But this one looks good! Xx

    http://www.itsjessiejane.com/

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  8. I've heard amazing things about this mask! I will have to try it as my skin has been at its driest ever lately :( xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

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  9. I actually hate my oily/combo skin but this Winter has really affected my skin! I do love a good mud mask and would totally still try this xxx

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  10. I love the blue colour of this mask :P the texture looks great in this mask too! I think I'll try this one out for myself :) :D

    Serene | I Am Serene L

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  11. This is just the type of mask I'm looking for. My skin is dry but also congested (beauty queen alert!) so this would be perfect for me. x

    Kate Louise Blogs

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  12. I haven't tried a mask in so long and this one looks rather gorgeous! I don't tend to use them too often as I have oily skin however they are wonderful to use as a treatment regardless :)

    Lovely post.

    Laura xx

    www.shehearts.net

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