Mother Made Ultra Repairing CICA Bio Gel Mask
Bio-cellulose masks are my favorite lately, because they are so hydrating and plumping. Bacteria weave strands of bio-cellulose, creating a “fabric”. The resulting fabric is stronger than that produced from plants, is very flexible, and can retain a huge volume of liquid. They adhere to the skin really well, meaning you can put one on and actually move around. They also tend to be quite pliable and strong despite their thinness, which allows them to contour to the face. Compared to most paper masks, they are also compostable and aren’t bleached with chemicals. The Mother Made CICA mask is cultivated from 100% coconut juice, and while I couldn’t find a detail of the manufacturing other brands describe fermenting the coconut juice using skin-friendly bacterial strains. I think some companies may avoid mentioning “bacteria” in the context of their skincare because it sounds unappealing, but the result is a great mask!
I found the mask needed a bit of adjusting to get the fit just right, but stretched and contoured well.
The scent is faintly herbal, refreshing, and very pleasant.
The essence on this mask is SO refreshing and cooling (as is the mask material itself). I can imagine keeping one in the fridge in the summer for the ultimate soothing of hot or irritated skin. Cica is such a great ingredient for sensitive or red skin.
This essence is so refreshing! It absorbs very quickly, but also can be left on for a considerable time without drying out. It leaves my face well hydrated, but without heavy moisturizers. I think the hydration level is perfect for summer, and for colder months it is a great base onto which to apply a thicker cream.
A package of 6 masks sells for $30 on Amazon. Thank you so much to @mothermade_global and @0.8l_usa for selecting me to try these free in exchange for my honest opinion. #mothermade