JiiNJU Red Cherry Gel Lip Mask is very thick mask made of hydrogel. Due to it's thicknes it has issued with adherence but once you get it right you can easily wear it for an hour and enjoy the nourishment and hydration. My lips felt very nice and seemed to look plumpier than they normally do so this lip mask definitely did something on my skin.

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Claims from the manufacturer:

❇ Mega hydrating lip mask
❇ Made with real sweet cherry extract to nourish the lips and Viola flower extract to improve circulation.
❇ Antioxidant, smoothing and firming benefits
❇ Formulated with a combination of moisturising and protecting botanical extracts, including Lavender, Peony, Cornflower and Chamomile.

Directions from the manufacturer:

Take the mask out of the pack and apply onto dry clean lips. Keep it on for 10-20 minutes and then gently remove it. Pat the remaining essence into your lips and apply moisturizing lip balm.

Ingredients:

Water, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin, Chondrus Crispus Powder, Butylene Glycol, Paeonia Suffruticosa Root Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, 1,2-Hexanediol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Glyceryl Caprylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ceratonia Siliqua Gum, Betaine, Panthenol, Pantolactone, Allantoin, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Viola Tricolor Extract, Centaurea Cyanus Flower Extract, Prunus Avium (Sweet Cherry) Fruit Extract, Sodium Polyacrylate, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Hyaluronate, Disodium EDTA, Fragrance, Benzyl Benzoate, Linalool

My experience:

Today I am talking about another JiiNJU product that I was lucky to try out - JiiNJU Red Cherry Gel Lip Mask. I love their packaging and the fact that this lip mask comes in vacuum sealed pouch for extra freshness and obviously for hygienic reasons. This being said, a quick reminder: do not reuse gel masks and discard them after you are done wearing one. The chance that yo will clog pores causing breakouts is almost imminent since bacteria loves these types of masks to thrive in.

Upon opening the pack I was quite surprised because of the thickness of this mask. It felt heavy and bulky and smelled of cherry soda. Because of it's thickness there were some issues with adherence to my face pure due to the fact that it it was so big. I ended up laying down to use gravity assistance to keep this mask in place.  After 10-15 minutes it finally adhered well so I could run around and do some laundry.

JiiNJU lip mask is transparent in color which is very odd. I've tried these out in every rainbow color but never had a transparent one before. I  like it a  lot. To me it means that there are no artificial colorants added meaning you will not get accidental lip staining (I had purple lips once from the KNESKO lip hydrogels). Did I mention this thing smells like cherry lemonade? Oh yes, I did 🙂 Don't try to lick the mask though, it's bitter.

What about wearing time you may ask? You can decide for yourself for how long do you want your mouth to remain shut. My max was 60 minutes and after that I felt thirsty so I had to remove it. We can make a challenge out of it ->"Who wears this mask for the longest period of time?" I'd recommend this challenge for chatter-boxes in particular. Jokes aside, my lips felt really hydrated afterwards and seemed more plump and smooth.  To obtain best results, exfoliate your lips prior to application and then seal everything with a good lip product to lock all of that moisture in. Klavuu lip balm was my weapon of choice and my lips looked amazing for the next 2 days!

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Pros:

+ Alcohol, paraben, sulfate and silicone free formulation
+ Contains hyaluronic acid, allantoin, betaine, lavender and chamomile extracts
+ Cute and hygienic packaging (1 time use only)
+ Extremely long wearing time
+ Good plumping, smoothing and hydrating results on my lips
+ Lovely cherry scent
+ Does not contain artificial colorants
+ Great for all skin types

Cons:

– Somewhat hard to get in EU
– Poor adherence, needed to lay flat to wear it
– Packaging lacks description

Where to buy:

❇ NL and BE: Currently not available, used to be sold by Kruidvat
❇ Internationally: Available at amazon, ebay and jiinju stores
❇ Price is 3-6€ per one li mask in vacuum sealed container and varies depending on where you get it from

Thank you for reading!

Yours truly, Kati ?