REVIEW | Formula 10.0.6 Pores Be Pure Skin-Clarifying Mud Mask

Sometimes I just get in the mood to try new facial products and during these times, I usually head over to Starbucks for my favorite Chai Tea Latte, then to the nearest beauty mart to wander through the endless isles of products.

During my most recent trip, I discovered the Formula 10.0.6 Pores Be Pure Skin-Clarifying Mud Mask and was initially drawn to the list of awesome ingredients. I’m sure the cute pink packaging had a lot to do with my initial attraction as well but I digress.

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The Formula 10.0.6 Pores Be Pure Skin-Clarifying Mud Mask is a creamy light pink mask containing strawberry, rosemary, and yarrow. This mask claims to unclog pores and remove impurities leaving skin clean and clarified.

This product is best used by applying a thin layer onto freshly washed and towel dried skin and allowing to dry for 15 minutes up to 3 times a week. The easiest way to remove the mask once it dries is to rinse thoroughly with warm water, towel dry and proceed with the rest of your skin care regimin.

Retailing at $5.99 for 3.4 fl oz (100ml), this strawberry scented mask comes in a pink tube with a flip top.  .

Ingredients

Water (Aqua), Kaolin, Bentonite, Stearic Acid, Cetyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate, Titanium Dioxide (Cl77891), PEG-20 Stearate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Ceteareth-20, Tocopherol, Fragaria Chiloensis (Strawberry) Fruit Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Xanthan Gum, Salicylic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Fragrance/Parfum, Methylparaben, Propylparabin, Benzyl Benzoate, Carmine (Cl 75470)

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The first thing that attracted me to this mask was the price and the list of ingredients. The bentonite clay, strawberry extract, and salicylic acid are all ingredients that help with controlling oily skin. Application was easy due to the very creamy texture. I found the light strawberry scent quite pleasant and was happy that it only took 5-10 minutes for the mask to completely dry.

While this mask did soften my skin, I did not really notice any difference in my pores or with the level of oiliness of my skin after several uses. Rinsing this mask was quite easy, however afterward, there was a noticeable pink residue on my face that took multiple swipes of a toner soaked cotton round to completely remove.

While the price of this mask is unbeatable, and the ingredients list impressive, I probably will not be repurchasing this mask again. It may be good for those with mild oil control needs, but for moderately oily acne prone skinned IT Girls like me, this mask just did not pack a whole lot of punch.

The Formula 10.0.6 Pores Be Pure Skin-Clarifying Mud Mask can be found at Walgreens, and Ulta.

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What do you think about the Formula 10.0.6 Pores Be Pure Skin-Clarifying Mud Mask? Leave a comment and lets discuss.

  • It’s very important to read multiple reviews before you buy a product. Reviews on your skintype are the most important.

    Kisses Emma

  • Amelia Wilson

    This mask burns my skin when I put it on. I don’t usually have sensitive skin but damn it burns. After a minute or two it goes away. Did this happen to you?

    • No. This mask did not burn my skin at all.

    • It did burn on my skin too, and it lasted for the full fiteen minutes actually.

  • I haven’t tried this one. I tried the Detox Mud Mask in the orange container and I really like it actually. I see a difference in my skin every time I use it. I think they have facial wipes. Have you tried those?

    • That IT Girl

      I plan on trying the Detox mask next and have heard such good things about it. The Pores Be Pure mask was the first product from this line that I’ve ever tried. xoxo- Maisha