Chinese beauty sheet masks are highly-raved, but where should you buy from? Here’s our price comparison of popular sheet masks from Taobao and Shopee!
Masking is one of my favourite steps that I appreciate in my skincare routine. There’s no excuse to be “too lazy to mask” when 10 to 20 minutes is all it takes to give your skin some added moisture. Over the years of purchasing clothes, accessories, homeware, Muji stuff, and everything else in between from Taobao, I’ve decided it’s time to step out of my comfort zone and give sheet masks from a try.
Navigating through the sheet mask listing on Taobao can be daunting for first timers, so in this guide, I’ll be sharing some top-rated sheet masks that you can get from Taobao. If you’re new to shopping on Taobao, we’ve got a bunch of guides to get you started in no time:
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That being said, with any sheet masks or skincare products, do conduct a patch test prior to make sure your skin reacts well to the new product you’re putting on your face.
1. Chando Two-Step Skin Whitening and Radiance Mask (10 pcs)
Price per sheet: ~S$1.30
Chando is dubbed as one of the best Chinese beauty brands to look out for when they first launched in 2001. This Chando Two-Step Whitening and Radiance Mask helps to reduce dull skin by improving uneven skin stone. After cleansing your face, apply this sheet mask for 15 to 20 minutes before applying the essence until it’s fully absorbed. A two-step mask at S$1.30 per sheet is an absolute steal!
2. Unifon Ultra Hydrating Black Facial Mask Set (21 pcs)
Price per sheet: ~S$0.90
Unifon, also known as Yunifang in Mandarin, is named after a Chinese mythological “Royal Mud” which was used to ward off illnesses and beautify the skin. This Unifon Ultra Hydrating Black Facial Mask comes in a set of 3 different facial masks for brightening, moisturising, and hydrating purposes. It’s a perfect starter kit if you want to try out different masks from Unifon without hurting your wallet.
3. Chando Himalaya Glacier Water Moisturizing Mask (10 pcs)
Price per sheet: ~S$1.40
Another popular recommendation from Chando, the Himalayan Glacier Water range is scientifically proven to replenish skin moisture and strengthen barrier. Their masks is said to be made with an environmentally friendly material called Tencel – a fibre made from the wood pulp of trees.
4. Geoskincare Water Spa Sleeping Mask Capsules (7 pcs)
Price per capsule: ~S$2.30
Originating from New Zealand, Geoskincare is a skincare company that uses natural minerals found in New Zealand’s geothermal regions. A perfect mask for lazy days, simply apply this Geoskincare Water Spa Sleeping Mask before bed and let it work its magic to make your skin supple and radiant while you’re sleeping.
5. COGI Hydrating Repairing Mask (10 pcs)
Price per sheet: ~S$2
The reviews for the COGI Hydrating and Repairing Masks on Taobao are really promising and I’m excited to try it out! Buyers have reviewed that the mask is well soaked with essence, easily absorbed into the skin, and doesn’t leave a tacky residue.
6. MiShang Cold Compress Mask (10 pcs)
Price per sheet: ~S$1.60
The MiShang Cold Compress Mask has been gaining popularity because it’s considered a medical-grade skincare product that contains ingredients that are 99% pure. One of the ingredients in this mask is CalmYang, an active ingredient made from seven plant extracts that has anti-irritation and soothing properties for your skin.
7. One Leaf Lightening Hydrating Mask Set (30 pcs)
Price per sheet: ~S$0.80
A fairly new brand, One Leaf was founded in 2015 but managed to rank number one as a best-seller in Watsons in 2016. This value-for-money 30-Piece Lightening Hydrating Mask Set from One Leaf contains three variety of masks for different skin needs: Camellia Hydration Mask, Olive Bud Smoothing Mask, and Daisy Lightening Mask.
Mask On, Mask Off…
Taobao is truly a wondrous wormhole that you can find nearly everything with a good deal. Check out these masks the next time you’re doing any shopping on Taobao if you wish to change up your beauty routine! Skincare is highly variable, so always remember to try it on yourself with a patch test before fully committing to it.
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*All listed prices and currency conversion rates are accurate to nearest 10 cents on 27 October 2020 SGT 15:00.