[REVIEW] AXIS-Y New Skin Resolution Gel Mask

AXIS-Y reached out again to see if I would be interested in collaborating with them a second-time and since I loved the products that they sent me the first time so much, I couldn’t say no! I was really excited about it, because it was a Gel Mask – I didn’t know what kind of gel-mask I would be getting but anything with “Gel” in it excites me 100%. One thing I liked when reading about the product was that it contains a lot of notable ingredients such as Heartleaf, Niacinamide, Madecassoside, Calendula and Allantoin. If you’re interested in reading how this product worked, keep on scrolling!

Disclaimer: I am not a beauty guru nor expert, and all sorts that fall under that category. These products were provided to me for review purposes. My review, photos, impressions and thoughts are all my own, unless stated otherwise. While this product may or may not have worked for my skin, it may or may not work for yours – remember, your mileage may vary (YMMV)! 
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Specs

Brand
AXIS-Y
ProductNew Skin Resolution Gel Mask
Size/weight
100 mL
Lifespan when opened
1 year
Consistency
Gel Mask
Fragrance
Mild – Medium
Received from
AXIS-Y

Price

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All prices are in CAD, unless stated otherwise

$XX USD for 100 mL| AXIS-Y

Quickie

The Good

  • Skin felt hydrated after using
  • Mild fragrance (refreshing scent)
  • Light, refreshing and soothing
  • A little goes a long way
  • Made my skin smooth

The Bad

  • If you leave it on for too long, it can take some time to wash off and make sure everything is off (since it’s a gel mask)

Evaluation

Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Scores by category (each one is based on a scale from 1 (why you do me like that) to 5 (excellent):

Packaging
5
Application
5
Texture
5
Effectiveness
4
Price
5

Claims/Description

  • Immediately calms and brightens
  • Alleviates irritated, sensitive skin

Packaging

What you would expect from a gel mask – it’s in a tub, and comes with a nice spatula to scoop up the product!

Ingredients

WATER, GLYCERIN, METHYLPROPANEDIOL, BETAINE, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, NIACINAMIDE, DIGLYCERIN, CENTELLA SIATICA EXTRACT, FICUS CARICA (FIG) FRUIT EXTRACT, LAMINARIA JAPONICA EXTRACT, ECLIPTA PROSTRATA LEAF EXTRACT, ELIA AZADIRACHTA LEAF EXTRACT, MELIA AZADIRACHTA FLOWER EXTRACT, THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED EXTRACT, ARTEMISIA PRINCEPS EXTRACT, DIOSCOREA JAPONICA ROOT EXTRACT, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT, PORTULACA OLERACEA EXTRACT, HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA EXTRACT, SPIRAEA ULMARIA EXTRACT, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA (LAVENDER) OIL, CITRUS PARADISI (GRAPEFRUIT) PEEL OIL, ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS (ROSEMARY) LEAF OIL, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, ANTHEMIS OBILIS FLOWER OIL, ANIBA ROSODORA (ROSEWOOD) WOOD OIL, POLYGLYCERYL-10 LAURATE, TROMETHAMINE, CARBOMER, PANTHENOL, HOUTTUYNIA CORDATA POWDER, GLYCERYL POLYMETHACRYLATE, ALLANTOIN, GLYCERYL POLYACRYLATE, DISODIUM EDTA, FRUCTOOLIGOSACCHARIDES, DEXTRIN, BETA-GLUCAN, CERAMIDE NP, HYDROLYZED HYALURONIC ACID, MADECASSOSIDE, PROPANEDIOL, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN

AXIS Y

Texture

The texture is very gel-like! It slides a bit if you let a small goop sit on your face as you’re applying the product. It’s got small leafy particles in it, but you don’t really feel them!

Application

I apply a thin layer of gel over my face (a little can go a long way!). Make sure you apply this after you cleanse your face and before using your toners and serums, because you have to wash the mask off afterwards.

There is no set time for how long you can leave the product on for, but you can definitely tell when it’s time to wash it off (in the photo).

Effectiveness

Overall, this was one of the better wash-off mask experiences that I have. Most wash-off masks I’ve used have either been clay, or something that was really hard to wash-off. It felt refreshing and did not irritate my skin – which is a good sign! Sometimes masks can make my skin feel a bit irritated, but I didn’t feel any of that at all. I washed the mask off with a face towel, but you can also do it with just your hands (I left it on for a little too long and was impatient). It might be better to use this right before you shower, so you can wash it off in the shower if wash-off masks aren’t your thing, but you still want to try this! Definitely something that I wouldn’t mind using 2-3 times a week, especially with how easy it is to apply, and how nice my skin feels when and after using it.

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