Wednesday, 2 April 2014

GlamGlow Youth Mud

It is a well known fact that I love facemasks, you only need to search for the term on my blog to find endless reviews and one of the products I had been lusting after was GlamGlow Youth mud which I got in a You Beauty Discovery Box as you can see HERE.

Described as follows "the ultimate at-home  mud treatment for immediate camera-ready super radiant skin. For when you need great skin and a glowing complexion in just 10 minutes. It delivers both instant and cumulative results and leaves your complexion revived and glowing, whatever your skin type" and it makes a huge number of claims, such as:
  • Skin Collagen Synthesis for a noticeable 3 day glow.
  • Brighter, radiant skin in minutes.
  • Leaves skin noticeably soft and smooth.
  • Multi-level resurfacing exfoliation.
  • Penetrates into the deepest layers of the skin to soften fine lines and wrinkles. 
  • Tightens, tones and lifts the skin. 
  • Relieves dark circles and minimises pores. 
  • Absorbs impurities without removing natural oils.
  • Helps protect against everyday environmental aggressors. 
As well as
  • Suitable for all skin types, all ages and for both women and men.
  • Contains no artificial colours or fragrances.
  • 100% paraben-free, cruelty-free, and suitable for vegans.
So yes I got my hands on a small and cute little tube which contains 15g of GlamGlow mud and with its black tube body and silver lid it certainly stands out in the bathroom amongst many Lush products which are all brightly coloured.  

GlamGlow Youth Mud

GlamGlow Youth Mud

GlamGlow Youth Mud

As soon as I had washed and cleansed my face, to make sure there was no dirt, grime and other nasties lurking on the surface, I opened the tube and began to apply the mud, now as an exfoliating mask you have to expect some 'bits' to be it to exfoliate the skin, only these bits were a little bigger than I expected and having them stuck to my face wasn't a very attractive look. Now it does state that you should begin to feel a bit of a tingling sensation, well you certainly do and as the mask dries onto your face the tingling sensation intensifies, in a nice way and it is good to know it is actually doing something. 

GlamGlow Youth Mud

Having dried within a matter of what felt like minutes, I grabbed by Washi cloth which was sitting in some warm water and began to massage the now dried mask on my face in circles so that I get a really good exfoliation of the face and then once complete and my face had been splashed with some clean warm water to ensure i had removed every trace of the mask, I patted my skin dry.

Afterwards? Well what can I say, my skin looked and felt amazing, smooth to the touch rather than dry and dehydrated.  No dry skin anywhere on my face at all and given the weather has changed a lot recently I had begun to notice the dryness on the cheeks sneaking back and now it had been dealt with.  As for the effects lasting 3 days, well actually yes I think they did, no dry skin whatsoever and the soft smooth and hydrated skin was still there, obviously I continued to moisturise as I usually would.

I had secretly hoped i wouldn't like this treatment so much, but truth is I absolutely love it and am thankful I have another 2-3 maybe 4 uses in this tube (assuming the mister doesn't try it out) and I am even considering buying a full sized tub.

Have you used GlamGlow? Are you a fan?


  1. It seems like a miracle mask - HAVE to try this :o) Xx

    Makeup by Candlelight

  2. love the sound of this! I'm in need of a decent new face mask so will definitely add this to my wishlist. Shame it's so expensive but I don't mind paying a bit more for masks because they make such a difference x

  3. I love glamglow!!! so expensive though but it definitely works..

  4. Well this is going on my wishlist Rachel - I could do with all those benefits and love that it's suitable for all ages - even old gits like me! xx

  5. I'll never stop reading reviews of this wonder mask! Really must try it!


  6. This sounds fab! Right up my street. I love face masks :) xx

  7. I REALLY want to try this! I keep hearing so much about Glam Glow.. I need it!

    Kimberley // Kimberley's Beauty Blog

  8. Nice reviews makes me want to try this >_<


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