Saturday, March 23, 2019

Pixi | GLOW Glycolic Boost Brightening Infusion Sheet Mask: Review

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Pixi | GLOW Glycolic Boost Brightening Infusion Sheet Mask: Review
As a long-time fan of the Pixi Glow Tonic, Glow Tonic To-Go, Glow Mud Cleanser, and Overnight Glow Serum (reviewed here and here), I was beyond excited to learn that Pixi is adding a new member to the Glow family! Promising instant brightening and hydration, the GLOW Glycolic Boost Brightening Infusion Sheet Mask ($14 CAD for 3) contains a concentrate of glycolic acid and herbal extracts. To read my review on how well the mask works, click....
Pixi | GLOW Glycolic Boost Brightening Infusion Sheet Mask: Review
Pixi | GLOW Glycolic Boost Sheet Mask
Available in sets of three, the GLOW Glycolic Boost Sheet Mask is made of a soft, high-quality fiber material well-soaked in a lightweight serum. I initially thought the sheet masks were simply drenched in the Pixi Glow Tonic toner but the serum formulation is more viscous and contains a slightly different combination of ingredients that include glycolic acid, extracts of red ginseng, aloe, green tea, cucumber, chestnut, and a handful of other botanical extracts. Once applied, the mask feels immediately soothing and hydrating. There was no tingling sensation but since I regularly use AHAs (ex. glycolic acid), I have developed a tolerance and those new to the ingredient may feel some stinging. Right after removal, my skin felt moisturized and looked more refreshed and radiant. The mask leaves a slightly tacky feeling but there's no palpable residue that will interfere with the application of other skincare or makeup items. Overall, this is a hydrating and gently exfoliating mask that renews the skin without causing any irritation. If you are new to AHAs and are looking for a quick boost of glow, definitely give it a go!

Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin, Glycolic Acid, Red Ginseng Extract, Aloe Arborescens Leaf Extract, Panax Ginseng Callus Culture Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Extract, Castanea Sativa (Chestnut) Seed Extract, Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Seed Extract, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Extract, Morus Alba Bark Extract, Asiaticoside, Coix Lacryma-Jobi Ma-yuen Seed Extract, Illicium Verum (Anise) Fruit Extract, Trehalose, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Hydroxide, Xanthan Gum, Butylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA.

Availability:
Pixi is available online and at select retailers. In Canada, Pixi is available in stores and online at Shoppers Drug Mart.
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