PinkSeoul is a monthly Korean beauty subscription box curated to your skin type. They focus on customized, full-sized, and curated products that are designed to guide you in your K-beauty journey of discovery. You can also shop their online store for more K-beauty goodies!
PinkSeoul offers 3 subscription types:
- The PinkSeoul Box is $39.95 every two months with a retail value of over $60.
- The PinkSeoul Plus Box is recommended for subscribers age 35+, $49.95 every two months with a retail value of over $80.
- These two boxes are shipped bi-monthly and each box contains at least 4 full-sized items plus an accessory item.
- The PinkSeoul Mask Box is $29.95 every month with 10 customized mask products and an accessory item.
This review is of the Sensitive Skin Type, PinkSeoul Mask Box for $29.95 a month.
This box was sent to us at no cost for review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes.)
The Subscription Box: PinkSeoul Mask Box
The Cost: $29.95 per month + free US shipping
ACTIVE DEAL: Save 10% off your first box!
The Products: 10 K-beauty mask products customized to your skin type plus an accessory item or full-size cosmetic/skincare item
Ships to: The USA (free), Canada ($8.95), Mexico ($13.95), and other countries listed here (15.95)
PinkSeoul Mask Box Masks
Prior to purchasing a subscription, PinkSeoul will ask you several customization questions. Some products are more appropriate/recommended for a particular skin type so be sure to figure out what your skin type is.
Here is the info sheet detailing the products included in this box.
Reusable Mask - Retail Value $8.95
This was the accessory item this month, and it is definitely a handy item to have around these days (it also is the most stylish one that I’ve seen or worn)! This mask has three layers, is washable, and has become my go-to fabric mask.
Here I am in action wearing it at the office.
9 Wishes Perfect Hydra Ampoule Mask - Retail Value $5
I loved a different mask from this brand, but I don’t love masks that have ampoules that you “pop” into the mask material. That held true here, as the liquid didn’t permeate the sheet mask material well so parts of it were dry when I put it on my face. Overall, this was a disappointment.
Neogen Crystal Caviar Essential Mask - Retail Value $5
I liked this mask! It had a milky serum that was very nourishing to my skin, and the mask itself had slots along the cheeks that helped the mask contour to my face and jawline.
OMG! Red Bubble Mask - Retail Value $3.65
I really like this mask brand (which I discovered through this subscription)! This mask features a host of red ingredients like tomato, strawberry, and cherry extract along with rose oil and rose extracts. Bubble masks like these can be a bit drying on my skin because they really clean out my pores (I like to use them the morning after a night out where sleepy Jessica did not do a good job cleansing), and then I follow up with a hydrating sheet mask to make sure my skin is balanced and calm.
VT Progloss Sleeping Mask, 3 ct - Listed Value $4 (Buy a pack of 20 for $30)
This was a fun sleeping mask- it has visible gold flakes and tons of nourishing honey. There is a lot of product in one tube, and I made the mistake of applying too much the first time- it took a while to dry. Once my face was dry, though, this gave my skin moisture that lasted all night.
I’m Sorry For My Skin Moisture Jelly Mask - Retail Value $4
This isn’t my first jelly mask from this brand, but I actually really like them so I welcome more in the assorted variations. This sheet mask has a slick texture that felt nice to my face after a hot shower, and my skin was happy once I took it off.
VT Cica Capsule Mask - Listed Value $4 (Buy a pack of 10 for $38)
This mask was soothing but other than that I found it rather unremarkable. It wasn’t especially drying given the clay base, but this isn’t a mask I would seek out to use again. I do appreciate that this mask features green tea and Centella- both are ingredients that are great at soothing the skin.
Heimish Cica Live Mask - Retail Value $4
Have you ever felt a stingray at the zoo? That slick texture reminds me of what this sheet mask felt like- I’m totally down for it. Along with feeling awesome, this has 10% Centella extract which is an ingredient my skin really loves. It was no surprise to me when I was done with this mask that my skin felt calm and nourished. This may be my favorite mask from the entire box, and there were some strong contenders.
I’m Sorry For My Skin Mugwort Calming Mask - Retail Value $3
Mugwort is an herb that’s great for calming acne, and this mask looks to actually have mugwort embedded in the sheet mask material. It had a slightly herbal scent, and it fit my face really well. Best of all, it was instantly cooling to my skin when I applied it, and I wore it long past the recommended 15 minutes.
The Face Shop Real Nature Mung Bean Mask – Retail Value $2
The Face Shop Real Nature Calendula Mask - Retail Value $2
These masks were just all right. Both had denatured alcohol pretty high up on the ingredients list, and when I first applied the mask, I could faintly smell the alcohol. The smell did fade, but that combined with the fact the masks weren’t the most well-fitting on my face left a lot to be desired (I have a pretty large face and I felt like these had a smaller surface area than typical). My skin did respond the way it does to most sheet masks- it was temporarily more hydrated and my cheeks looked plump and happy.
The Verdict: I genuinely enjoy receiving a box of sheet masks every month, and that is true now more than ever considering the severe reduction in available entertainment. It felt like this month's box had a focus on soothing and hydration- there was lots of Centella in the ingredients lists, and my skin loved almost every single one rather than merely liking them. Value-wise, this box adds up to $45.60, which is about $15 more than the cost of the box.
To Wrap Up:
Can you still get this box if you sign up today? No, you will receive the June box.
ACTIVE DEAL: Save 10% off your first box!
Value Breakdown: At $29.95 for this box, here’s what you are paying approximately per item:
- Fabric Mask: $5.88
- 9 Wishes: $3.28
- Neogen: $3.28
- OMG!: $2.40
- VT Progloss: $2.62
- I'm Sorry For My Skin Jelly: $2.62
- VT Cica: $2.62
- Heimish: $2.62
- I'm Sorry For My Skin Mugwort: $1.97
- The Face Shop Mung Bean: $1.31
- The Face Shop Calendula: $1.31
Alternatively, you're paying $2.72 per mask.
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