The Body Shop Drops of Youth Concentrate SHEET MASK Review (Biodegradable)

Aug 9, 2019

Currently doing a #30DaysReduceWays series on Instagram Stories where I share about simple changes in your lifestyle that can bring a big positive change for the environment.

In addition, it was a shocker for most when I shared that sheet masks and face wipes are non- biodegradable. (Some sheet masks are 100% cotton hence, biodegradable but the percentage of those is low). They are almost like plastic bottles because they are also one use. Actually, they are worse. Around 10% plastic bottles are recycled. None of the wipes or sheet masks are. In fact, they swell up, builds up with other pollutants, and block drainage. Read more about them and if you are interested in knowing more about the little changes then follow me on Instagram.

Price: Rs 595 for 21ml. This is possibly the most expensive sheet mask I have tried.

Ingredients: Aqua / Water / Eau, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Propanediol, Fagus Sylvatica Bud Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Benzyl Alcohol, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Parfum / Fragrance, Adenosine, Linalool, Crithmum Maritimum Extract, Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil, Citronellol, Malva Sylvestris Flower Extract / Mallow Flower Extract, Benzoic Acid, Sorbic Acid, Citric Acid, Limonene, Eryngium Maritimum Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Leontopodium Alpinum Callus Culture Extract, Xanthan Gum.

Efficacy: This is probably the first sheet mask in India that is biodegradable. The outer packaging is not but at least this is a step in the right direction. I was not able to sleep couple of days back and thought of using it at around two in the night. I popped it in the freezer for few minutes and then used it. I even reduced the serum a bit from the mask since I do not like dripping wet masks on my skin. The first thing that I noticed the sharp scent of alcohol and then a light tingling feel. Both went away soon. The mark does not fit perfect but I can make it work. 

Using the left over serum now on face. (I kept the packet upright and do not waste the excess from packet on hands and legs.)

Maybe it is the fact that I used a sheet mask after ages, I enjoyed it. I slept for few hours and yet woke up with smoother softer skin. Bonus: The serum is not at all sticky. 

Overall: I liked using it. The Body Shop is also going to introduce them in Vitamin C, Seaweed, and Vitamin E range (will probably be priced less considering the price difference in the UK website). If you love to try masks and ready to splurge then go ahead. The sheet mask is biodegradebale but the outer packaging will still haunt me. I plan to drop it at store but I doubt those will be recycled.

(I still have many sheet masks with me purchased over the time. Let us see what I do with them. Even if I do not use them, they will go to garbage so, I will probably use them up.)


1 comment

  1. Even I dint knew that most of the sheet masks are non- biodegradable. Through you only I came to know about it. Thank you., I will never ever buy sheetmasks,..


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