Miss Tutii TutiiMask Subscription Box Review + Coupon – May 2016
TutiiMask is an international beauty subscription featuring sheet masks primarily from Korea.
Miss Tutii kindly provided us with a complimentary box for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: TutiiMask
The Cost: TutiiMask ($12/month, receive 6-8 masks); TutiiBag ($15/month, receive 4-5 deluxe samples and/or full sized products); TutiiBox ($25/month, receive 5-6 full sized and/or premium samples). This is a review of TutiiMask.
COUPON: Use code FIRST10 to save 10% off your first month (month-to-month subscriptions only).
The Products: Sheet masks (and sometimes other masks) from Asia and beyond!
Ships to: US (free), Canada ($8.95), International ($16.95)
Keep Track of Your Subscriptions: Add this box to your subscription list or wishlist!
The bag came with this information card, which included more information on the products (plus some key ingredients and/or intended effects).
Mamonde 7 Days Project Sheet Mask: Soothing – Value $4.43
This has allantoin (which is moisturizing and also helps with exfoliation, plus it is supposed to modulate inflammation). It also has olive oil and aloe, which will be moisturizing, tea tree oil which is good for breakouts, lotus extract (which I have seen in some whitening/brightening products in the past), and plum extract, which will have some antioxidants.
This did not have much serum left to rub into my face when I took it off. It had a strong scent at first, but that faded over time. I do think this was soothing and moisturizing, but I think that about most sheet masks.
My Beauty Diary Bird’s Nest Mask – Value $1.99
This has orange and lemon extract, which should have some antioxidants. It also has hyaluronate which is typically quite moisturizing, and it has sugar maple and sugar cane extract. But the main ingredient to be aware of is swiftlet nest extract, which is basically made from bird saliva. This ingredient has a long history in traditional Chinese medicinal preparations for youthfulness.
This also claims to be good for dry, rough skin and for radiance enhancing in dark skin. I can’t speak to effects on dark skin because I am super pale, but this was moisturizing for sure. It was also very, very drippy with serum, and I ended up with a wet neckline on my t-shirt from the amount of serum that dripped down while I was wearing this.
Dr. Morita Snail Firming Essence Mask – Value $2.99
This has hyaluronic acid and snail mucus extracts, which are definitely moisturizing. It also has aloe and trehalose for even more moisture. This is supposed to include “DNA repair factors” and of course I am curious about that since my PhD work had to do with DNA, but I am only finding information in Korea and/or in “cosmetic company speak” which is not always super scientific.
At any rate, this was soothing and moisturizing. I don’t think I noticed much firming but I have found that firming products have to be used repeatedly for awhile before you see results.
Fascy AC Mask – Value $1.75
This has tea tree extract and snail mucin. Tea tree oil is really good for breakouts, and this doesn’t smell like tea tree oil, which is good (tea tree oil has an odor that not everyone will care for).
This was pretty heavy on the serum but it did manage to stay on my face (even though I was sitting upright). And that little strip between the nose and mouth stayed in place (and didn’t keep slipping into my mouth), which was great.
Foodaholic Orange Natural Essence Mask – Value $2
This was a big month for orange and lemon extract, I guess – this mask had them too. This also had trehalose for moisture as well as Corydalis ochotensis extract; this is supposed to include antitumor alkaloids although I note that most alkaloids of this sort are huge and not particularly water soluble so I doubt they would penetrate the epidermis.
This was a 3D mask so it wasn’t perfectly flat. Unfortunately, the bottom part didn’t fit my face very well, but it was pretty cooling and soothing.
Ecopure Essential Tomato Juice – Value $0.80
This contains tomato extract, which *may* help to clear up your skin. This also has water-soluble collagen which is known for moisturizing effects (this won’t penetrate the outer layer of the skin but it does hold onto water molecules).
This was unscented; maybe it smelled a little fresh at first, for lack of a better term, but that quickly wore off. It was pretty drippy although not as drippy as the Bird’s Nest Mask.
Dewytree Tea Tree Blemish Solution Mask – Value $4
This has aloe for moisture and tea tree extract for dealing with breakouts. It also has tea leaf extract, which will contain some antioxidants that help fight free radical damage.
This was cooling, calming, and moisturizing. It was a bit difficult to unfold and had a very high serum level but wasn’t really all that drippy.
Verdict: I calculated a value of about $18 for the May 2016 TutiiMask. However, prices were all over the place – as is usual for K-beauty items – and it could be more or less. I enjoyed trying all the different masks and most of them were new to me. If you like to use sheet masks, but don’t have time to do them every day and/or don’t have a huge budget for them, this could be a good choice for you.
What did you think of the May 2016 TutiiMask? Do you get any K-Beauty or Asian Beauty subscriptions?