Leegeehaam Grow Matcha Clay Pack Mask is a wash-off pack with antioxidant-rich matcha as its main ingredient. It claims to purify, brighten, and revitalize skin, while providing deep pore cleanse and pore tightening afterwards.
Matcha, finely grounded green tea, is highly known for it powerful antioxidation function. With 35,000ppm premium Matcha from Jeju Island, it contains a large amount of polyphenol and catechin, the main ingredients for antioxidation. Matcha also has the ability to purifies and detoxifies the skin, making it the ideal ingredient for acne-prone skin.
In clay, kaolin, bentonite, montmorillonite, and illite aid in the removal of dead skin cells and sebum in pores resulting in a clearer complexion. It also has the ability to reduce the appearance of large pores.
This clay mask also contains bergamot fruit oil, lavender oil, rosemary leaf oil, juniper oil, and peppermint oil. These oils have the ability to soothe and calm irritated skin that has no known allergies to essential oils.
This product is free of parabens, synthetic dyes, synthetic fragrances, and mineral oils.
Apply a thick layer to a cleansed face, avoiding eye and lip areas.
Leave on for about 10 minutes and rinse off with warm water.
* For sensitive skin type, apply 1-2 times a week.
* For combination to ormal skin, apply 2-3 times a week.
110 g of olive green clay mask came in a plastic squat jar with a screw-on cap. It also came with an inner lid to preserve the freshness of the product and prevent it from hardening. I love the simple and clean design of the white jar. A spatula was also included in the box for hygiene purposes.
Opening removing both lids, I was greeted by a refreshing lime scent. It was surprising to me as I was expecting more of a green tea matcha scent.
The clay mask is finely milled and creamy smooth. It not as soft as butter, the thicker paste felt more like Nutella. Nevertheless, spread easily and glided smoothly along my skin without dragging.
My skin is feeling dehydrated and slightly sensitive. I’m also experiencing pore congestion issues along my jawline and outer cheeks. I’ve cleansed and lightly toned my skin. Find out how I normally prep my skin for masking.
This was not one of those a-little-goes-a-long-way type masks. However, it does not mean that an entire jar of product is only enough for a single use. Here, I used a moderate amount to get this even and opaque layer.
Most clay masks tend to be a little harsh on my sensitive skin, resulting in a tingly sensation especially around my mouth. This mask, however, did not give me any sensitivities at all. Instead, there was a cooling sensation upon smearing this on my skin, giving my skin much-needed relief.
After 10 mins of masking, there was a dry and tight sensation. I do not recommend waiting longer than 10 mins, which to me, is a plus point since this meant saving time.
The clay mask emulsified upon contact with water, giving way to a slippery soapy feel. It was relatively easy to completely rinse this mask off. However, my skin started to tighten immediately upon drying off. Oily skin types might be able to get away without a moisturizer, but combo and dry skin types will need to follow up with a sheet mask or a hydrating routine.
My skin felt soft and smooth while looking radiant and even-toned. Pores also looked cleaner and smaller. On days when I used this, my skin felt less oily.
Despite having sensitive skin, I did not see any additional redness after the masking session. Instead, my skin looked less red and felt less irritated.
Below is a side by side comparison of the before and after pictures.
This is another stellar product from the brand! I highly recommend all skin types to try this out. It is affordable yet gentle and effective. The only qualm I have is the dryness afterwards, but it’s nothing a sheet mask or moisturizer can’t resolve. Check out more LJH reviews here.