Autumn is almost over, and with winter just around the corner, my skin is in desperate need of a helping hand when it comes to the moisture department.
I’ve found myself reaching for the Origins Drink Up 10 Minute Mask a number of times in the past few weeks. It is designed to hydrate and provide moisture with the use of Algae Extracts and Apricot Kernel Oil. It smells divine and is the perfect moisture boost – literally like giving my skin a drink of water.
I was expecting this mask to have a thick texture that dries hard, like the Origins Clear Improvement mask so I was really surprised by the thin, cream-like consistency. It is white in colour but turns transparent as you spread it on your face. Once applied, it almost feels like a thick moisturiser that doesn’t completely sink into the skin, so I actually tend to forget that I have a mask on!
I have combination skin and have recently noticed dry and dehydrated patches over my cheeks and around my nose – I blame the central heating. Although I don’t need to use the mask all over, I like doing so, as I can really feel my skin drinking it all up.
I am guilty of keeping this mask on for longer than the recommended 10 minutes because it just smells so delicious thanks to the apricot kernel oil that it contains. It certainly packs a punch when it comes to its hydration and I can actually feel it working while it’s on. My skin looks brighter and feels so soft afterwards with no dry patches in sight!
I love that the ingredients are all natural and the combination of plant oils work together to improve the skin’s barrier and prevent future water loss. I think this a great mask to have as part of your collection, it can work for all skin types and you never know when you’ll need a little boost. It’s a perfect beauty pick-me-up that resolves and prevents dehydration in just ten minutes.
What is your favourite mask for this time of year?