Ramadan week three and more dry skin… I could fix it up with a nice sheet mask, but I really wanted to try out more of the Origins Skin Superstars set that I bought in January.

Perfect time to whip out the Drink Up Intensive Overnight Hydrating Mask with Avocado & Swiss Glacier Water… boy, oh boy, they don’t give them short, snappy names do they? Let’s just refer to it as the Drink Up Intensive mask.


Price: £24 for 75ml

Product USP/ actives: Omega-3 fatty acids and vitamins A, D, and E to seal in surface moisture

Ingredients: Water\Aqua\Eau, Glycerin, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Niacinamide, Hydroxyethyl Urea, Peg-75, Dimethicone, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Ppg-15 Stearyl Ether, Peg-8, Glycereth-26, Sorbitan Stearate, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange)Leaf/Twig Oil*, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Osmanthus Fragrans Flower Extract, Rosa Damascena Extract, Ribes Nigrum Bud Extract, Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Leaf Extract, Benzaldehyde, Hexenyl Acetate, Gamma-Decalactone, Ionone, Ethyl Acetate, Alcohol, Linalool, Limonene, Isopropyl Isostearate, Peg-100 Stearate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Wax, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Sucrose, Hypnea Musciformis (Algae) Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Bran) Extract, Cladosiphon Okamuranus Extract, Cetearyl Alcohol, Caffeine, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Extract, Gelidiella Acerosa Extract, Butylene Glycol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Pantethine, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Extract, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Sterols, Sorbitol, Caprylyl Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Oryzanol, Trehalose, Bisabolol, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Carbomer, Hexylene Glycol, Potassium Hydroxide, Dextrin, Disodium Edta, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol


Trial Run

How to apply: Squeeze into your palms to warm and then gently massage a liberal amount onto clean skin whenever your skin feels thirsty. Tissue off the excess or leave on overnight.

I applied first thing in the morning, after cleansing and after doing my wudhu for the morning. I applied a fingertip amount all over the face and gently massaged in. I kept it on until late-afternoon when I washed it off for wudhu again. My skin was left more moisturised than without, but it didn’t feel as smooth as after the Garnier sheet mask last week.


The Verdict

I like this facial mask treatment but don’t love it on my skin. I’ll definitely finish the tube but prefer a sheet mask for intensive hydration or the Body Shop Drops of Youth Bouncy Sleep Mask.

If you’ve tried it and had better results, I’d love to know your skin type and how you used it to better effect. Hit me up on the socials xx

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