Dr. Jart+: Tarot of Masks

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Hello everyone! I’m here with a regular old review, however, it’s for a fun product that allowed me to try a variety of new sheet masks. I’m talking about the Dr. Jart+ Tarot of Masks. Did anyone else see this product pop up on Sephora when the holiday releases started flooding in? Unfortunately, now that I am looking again as I am writing this post, this item has disappeared! I swear it was still there a few days ago! Oh well, this post will still give you individual reviews for each mask, which are all still available through Sephora.

Overall, I am fairly new to sheet masks, so I was certainly interested in trying this product, since it included a set of 7 different masks from Dr. Jart+, which is a dermatologist-developed skin care brand. So they must be good! All Dr. Jart+ products are pretty expensive too, so this Tarot of Masks set is truly a great way to try out some of their products for less.

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Price: $45 CAD ($36 USD)

What it is:
A set of seven innovative sheet masks to target an array of skincare concerns.

This set contains:
– 0.8 oz/ 25 g Water Replenishment Mask
– 1.1 oz/ 30 g Micro Jet Brightening Solution Mask
– 0.8 oz/ 25 g Pore Minimalist Mask
– 0.8 oz/ 25 g Pore Master Patch Mask
– 1 oz/ 27 g Micro Jet Clearing Solution Mask
– 0.9 oz/ 25 g Ceramidin Mask
– 1.5 oz/ 43 g Hydration Lover Rubber Mask

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So! Let’s go through them one by one and I will give you a quick description of each, and whether I would repurchase or not!

Water Replenishment Mask

Price. $9 CAD ($7.50 USD)

Claims. “An ultra-hydrating face mask that moisturizes dry, dehydrated skin. This mask contains allantoin, marine collagen, chamomile flower water, and witch hazel to provide the skin continuous moisture. The sheet features an immediate cooling sensation, leaving skin clean, hydrated, and completely refreshed.” – Sephora

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

Quick take. This mask didn’t really wow me. It really just felt like a typical cotton mask. It fit fine and adhered well, but my skin didn’t feel especially hydrated afterwards. I think that there are cheaper alternatives that do a lot more (like the Freeman sheet masks that I talked about in my September empties post).

Would I repurchase? No.

Micro Jet Brightening Solution Mask

Price. $11 CAD ($9 USD)

Claims. “A microfiber sheet mask that instantly brightens dull and uneven skintone.”
Dermask Micro Jet Brightening Solution™ is made with fine microfiber to help active ingredients penetrate deeply for ultimate brightening benefits. A powerful antioxidants, glutathione, niacinamide, and a-bisabolol visibly brightens skin to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation such as dark spots, acne scars, and discoloration while inhibiting melanin production.” – Sephora

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

Quick Take. I actually quite liked this mask. One thing that makes quite a few of the Dr. Jart+ masks stand out in quality is the construction of the actual sheet. This mask is made out of “ultra-fine microfiber”, which makes it adhere to the face very well and it just feels secure on your face, especially because it is so thin. The serum in this mask was very milky, and there was a good amount of it. While on, the mask felt very neutral, there were no cooling or tingling sensations. It just felt comfortable. After removing the mask I do feel like my skin tone looked a little more even and a little brightened. Because there was so much excess serum, I applied it all to my face liberally, left it on for 30 minutes and then rinsed it off, because there was too much for it to all absorb..

Would I repurchase? It depends, since this mask certainly isn’t very cheap. If I can find a cheaper mask that is brightening, then no I would not repurchase. However, I think that this is a nice mask, overall.

Pore Minimalist Mask

Price. $9 CAD ($7.50 USD)

Claims. “A black sheet mask infused with Korean charcoal to detoxify and reduce the appearance of pores. The Pore Minimalist Black Charcoal Sheet Mask contains Korean charcoal, spearmint extract, and arginine to detoxify, improve elasticity, and clarify pores. Ideal for blemishes, large pores, and excess sebum, this powerful mask also delivers an immediate cooling sensation, leaving skin feeling clean, hydrated, and completely refreshed.” – Sephora

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

Quick Take. This mask was a black cotton mask and fit and adhered pretty well, except around the nose. It definitely felt cooling while worn, which I would presume to be due to the spearmint. I don’t really have issues with my pores, but my largest pores are on my nose, so it was too bad that it didn’t adhere very well on that area of my face. However, this is kind of a typical issue with sheet masks. After taking it off, I’m not sure that I noticed that much of a difference in my pore size or cleanliness. BUT, if this did indeed clear debris from my pores etc, and I just didn’t notice the effects, then this is a great alternative to clay masks. Typically charcoal masks are masks that have clay and dry down completely. While they may have the beneficial effect of removing impurities from your skin, they all to often have the negative effect of over-dehydrating your skin. This mask completely eliminates the possibility of drying out your skin which is great.

Would I repurchase? Occasionally. This mask is theoretically great for areas that I need to clear that cannot handle dry-down masks, like my chin. My chin and jawline are very acne-prone, but dry, so this mask would be great for those areas of my face.

Pore Master Patch Mask

Price. $9 CAD ($7.50 USD)

Claims. “A two-step blackhead nose treatment that deeply cleanses skin and unclog pores, removing blackheads, impurities, and excess oil. Pore Master Patch is a powerful yet gentle nose patch that instantly removes blackheads. It’s formulated with coral powder, sage extract, and tea tree extract to draw out impurities and excess oil like a magnet, leaving skin looking and feeling clean and completely refreshed.” – Sephora

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

Quick Take. This mask is a two-stage nose strip, similar in idea to the Bioré ones sold in drugstores. There is one strip that starts dry, and you apply it to your nose after you have moistened your skin with water. It then dries down, to hopefully remove debris from your pores when you peel it off. But in this product, there is also another strip that is moistened and is supposed to hydrate. When first using the dry-down strip, it behaved very similarly to the Bioré strips, and didn’t really feel like anything. However, when I peeled it off after it had hardened, I feel like it cleared less debris that the Bioré ones do. The real game changer though was the moisture strip. I often find after using the Bioré strips that my nose is pretty itchy and irritated afterwards, maybe because it is dry and just from being in contact with witch hazel and various other herbs. But in this case, the moisture strip definitely calmed down the skin on my nose and really hydrated it. I absolutely love this idea and I am kind of hoping that Bioré steals it so that there is a cheaper alternative.

Would I repurchase? Yes and no. I don’t like that the dry down strip wasn’t as effective, but I loved the moisturizing strip. Maybe the solution is to still use the Bioré strips, but then follow up with a hydrating sheet mask that adheres well to your nose area to help rehydrate it.

Micro Jet Clearing Solution Mask

Price. $11 CAD ($9 USD)

Claims. “An ultra-fine microfiber sheet mask that helps combat breakouts and reduces the appearance of scars and uneven skin tone. This ultra-fine mask soothes redness and inflammation. It contains glutathione which evens out skintone and reduces the appearance of hyperpigmentation, while salicylic acid, tea tree oil, and niacinamide help diminish shine in the T-zone area for a noticeably clearer complexion.”

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

Quick Take. This was another fine microfiber mask that had a milky serum. On the night that I decided to use this mask, I had some pretty bad breakouts along my jawline. When applied, it felt very cooling the whole time, which was probably due to the tea tree oil. Tea tree oil is a great ingredient to include since it has anti-bacterial properties. However, when used in excess it can dry out your skin too much. After removal, obviously my acne wasn’t miraculously healed, however I do think that my skin was significantly calmed the next morning. Again, this mask had a lot of excess serum, so I applied it liberally and allowed to to absorb into my skin for half an hour, then rinsed it off.

Would I repurchase? Probably not. It’s so expensive, and I have over acne remedies that work really well for me (Origins Super Spot Remover). This could be a nice treat every once in a while though.

Ceramidin Mask

Price. $7.50 CAD ($6 USD)

Claims. “An ultra-moisturizing hypoallergenic sheet mask made of natural fiber and ceramides. Ceramidin Mask forms a moisturizing barrier and prevents moisture from evaporating with its soft emulsion formula, provides a smooth finish without stickiness, and immediately improves skin texture. Skin-friendly nanoskin fabric seamlessly and softly wraps on skin to effectively deliver active ingredients.”

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

Quick Take. Even though the claims of this mask say that it has “nanoskin fabric”, it literally felt like the same as the other microfiber masks. Which is totally fine, since the consistency of those masks is so nice. It’s just a bit weird that they are trying to advertise this as being different. But who knows, maybe it is and just feels the same.
This mask had a very creamy, milky serum, however the mask wasn’t very saturated, as it was sitting near the top of the pouch. Because of this, I first applied some of the serum, and then applied the mask, just to make sure that I got the full effect. The mask felt very comfortable on the face. For this mask, I actually noticed a slight fresh, citrusy scent, which was really nice. After removal, I applied the remaining serum liberally like always. and rinsed off after 30 minutes. My skin did actually feel quite hydrated afterwards.

Would I repurchase? Yes, I think so! This mask is more reasonably priced than the others, for whatever reason. I think that this mask will be really great during the winter when it is so dry and my skin is literally cracking apart and peeling off my face lol.

Hydration Lover Rubber Mask

Price. $17 CAD ($12 USD)

Claims. “A hydrating two-step rubber mask that stimulates the delivery of actives into the skin while cooling for a radiant, healthy-looking complexion. The two-step system includes a highly concentrated ampoule serum and a rubber mask that was developed to hydrate and soothe the skin for an instant pick-me-up. The hydrating rubber mask wraps the skin to prevent active ingredients from evaporating, allowing for more complete penetration to visibly improve the appearance of fine lines and pores and make skin look supple and dewy. The rubber mask is derived from algae and lowers skin temperature to cool and calm. The lipophilic and hydrophilic actives cling to moisture in the skin to maximize benefits. Phyto Keratin Complex, a botanical protein, provides moisturizing benefits to improve water retention. Green Seaweed Extract, rich in vitamin C and minerals, maintains the balance of skin for a more hydrated and supple look.” – Sephora

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

Quick Take. This mask is definitely an interesting one, and certainly makes trying out this set of masks worth it, since this mask alone goes for $17 CAD. The first step is to apply the gel in the ampoule, which had a jelly-like consistency. To be honest, I did not really like this gel. It was not like a gel moisturizer. It didn’t have a smooth consistency like a regular gel; it was difficult to spread evenly over your face. Regardless, I tried my best. I then applied the rubber mask. I definitely wasn’t as careful as I could have been, so I tore it a tiny bit in a few places. So it is a bit delicate. The mask comes in two halves, an upper face half and a lower face half. When applied, the rubber mask actually adhered so well, even though it was thick and almost a bit heavy. I was super surprised by this. However, it adhered terribly to my nose, so that was certainly a drawback. My favourite part about this mask was that I could drink tea easily while wearing it, because the lower mask was separated from the top mask lol. Priorities. I’m not sure that the mask felt cooling while wearing it. It was pretty comfortable though. After I removed the mask my skin didn’t look very different, but it did feel minorly hydrated. There wasn’t really any excess serum to apply afterwards, so I just left everything as it was.

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Would I repurchase? No. This mask was way to expensive and only did an ok job of hydrating my skin. But, it was fun to try!

Well, that’s it for this review! Have you tried any Dr. Jart+ sheet masks? What do you think? Would you purchase this set?

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