NO:HJ Banana SSUL Mask Pack with Green Tea is a good sheet mask for basic hydration for all skin types. It is very cooling and soothing on the skin making it a perfect product for hot summer days. NO:HJ brand has created several successful products together with total fails. I am glad that this sheet mask turned out to be one of the great ones.

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Claims from the manufacturer:

❇ Green tea helps with sun damaged skin and also reduces redness, itchiness and swelling
❇ Other ingredients found within this mask includes banana fruit extract, lemon fruit extract and licorice root extract
❇ Together, these ingredients aid in anti-aging, moisturizing and cleansing your skin
❇Great for all skin types

Directions from the manufacturer:

After cleansing, use toner to refine skin texture.Take out the mask from package and spread evenly over entire face, avoiding the eye and lip area. Remove the sheet after 15-20 minutes and gently pat to allow the remaining formula to absorb into the skin.

Ingredients:

Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Musa Sapientum (Banana) Fruit Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Fruit Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Houttuynia Cordata Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Houttuynia Cordata Extract, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Niacinamide, Alcohol, Allantoin, Carbomer, Arginine, Xanthan Gum, Titanium Dioxide, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Disodium EDTA, Methylparaben, Fragrance

My experience:

NO:HJ Banana SSUL Mask Pack with Green Tea has been laying around in my stash for a while now. I just couldn't pass the way it looks. To me the packaging is very uninviting as you really have zero clue what the heck it does. After using some Google-Shmoogle I figured out it was with Green Tea extract so I waited out till it was a warm day and finally tested this one out.

The sheet mask is very comfortable to wear as it is made of black cupra fabric. The essence inside is very watery and lightly fragranced. It does not smell of green tea directly. Instead, the scent is more fruity-floral but not offensive at all. The essence has a gel like texture and is very light and cooling on the skin. It is colorless and does not drip off the sheet mask.

The wearing time for this particular mask on a hot day is max 15 minutes. After that it starts drying out around the edges. It feels like this mask is targeted for teenage audience. The entire experience with the packaging, black cupra, fruity scent and basic hydrating and skin tone brightening ingredients give me that vibe. It is absolutely pleasant in use and can go as a great daily sheet mask for people with more oily skin. In case yours is sensitive or you don't tolerate cooling masks very well, you should probably skip this one. The cooling effect is achieved mainly throughout addition of alcohol to the ingredient list. In my opinion, unnecessary thing in this sheet mask but it is also barely noticeable, hence the positive "try it out" advice for all skin types.

NO:HJ Banana SSUL Mask Pack with Green Tea creates a very natural looking skin, leaves zero tackiness and is overall great for the purpose of basic hydration of the skin. A box of these would make it a great gift for a teenager. Overall, very decent, especially if you layer it under the make-up! Would I use it again? Sure, if I get these as a gift 🙂 For now I invest into more anti-aging skincare rather than basic hydrator masks.

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Pros:

+ Sulfate and silicone free formulation
+ Contains niacinamide, allantoin, arginine and, surprisingly, physical UV filter - TD
+ Good price : quantity ratio
+ Lovely scent
+ Extremely calming on my skin
+ Excellent skin hydrating and soothing results
+ Good for all skin types

Cons:

– I don't like the outer design of the packaging (it is childish in a way)
– Sprayer on the top does not disperse product in an even layer
– Somewhat hard to get in EU
– Contains alcohol, paraben and fragrance
– Not suitable for extremely sensitive skin

Where to buy:

❇ NL and BE: littlewonderland, boozyshop, coos-cosmetics, missha, bbcreamshop,
❇ Internationally: Available at beauteque, yamibuy, koreadepart and other online retailers
❇ Price is 2€ per sheet mask

Thank you for reading!

Yours truly, Kati ?