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Crunch Test: We Try Out a Daily 10 sec Mask for a Week

Updated: Jan 28, 2019

With the Christmas season coming up, our team at Crunch was blessed with a surprise package from Brandthink, giving us a chance to try this very interesting skincare product from Althea, which is their Real Fresh Skin Detoxer 10 seconds Masks.



Well, I guess Christmas came early for us, especially with its super cute packaging! So we decided to put it under our tree, with the rest of our presents, just to add on to our holiday cheer!




Can you spot the simple and adorable packaging from Althea?




Oooooh, somehow the colour of the packaging fits our Christmas theme so well!


If you are looking to get a gift for a girlfriend who loves a good pampering session, this is definitely something to consider. You can just subtlety add this collection under your Christmas tree and you will be good to go.


Needless to say, we were super excited to give this face mask a try! Especially with holidays around the corner and we get to take some time off work, and indulge in some TLC for our skin.




After much bantering of who should try out the products, it was decided, for Ashley and Emily to bring these babies home and give them a try. We are definitely not going to say no to an opportunity to pamper our skin!


What Ashley Thinks of Real Fresh Skin Detoxer Rose:




1. When you first received the product in its packaging, what did you think of it? It was simple yet cute! 2. What do you like most about this product? I like that you can see the extracts (rose petals in it) and the bottle look so sleek. Also, I love how your face smells really rosy after the wash! 3. After using this product daily for a week as part of your skincare routine, did you see any difference? I don’t see much difference. However, I used it for only a few times as my face started itching a little the first day using it. I felt my skin to be a little drier. It might be the rose refining one may not be good for me but I really want to try their other face wash, just to see if it fits my skin better. 4. What improvements would you like to see in this product?

I’m not sure exactly what improvements I would like to see yet. But if I need to say something about it, its maybe how liquid it is. For example, I open the lid and the face wash just comes out without me squeezing it 😅 5. Would you buy this again for yourself, or as a gift for RM 43? I would buy it as a gift if I know their skin type because judging by how my skin which is not usually very sensitive, it still got a little irritated by it. I think I would get it if there are sample bottles like Kiehls does or something, then it would be great. This is just so I could try which one is good for my skin (or anyone whom I would like to buy it for). This would be a good idea before buying the whole bottle right away. 6. Overall rating of the product:

3


What Emily Thinks of Real Fresh Skin Detoxer Green Tea:



1. When you first received the product in its packaging, what did you think of it? I love the packaging! I like how it is super duper simple and clean-looking, showing off the product itself. This kind of packaging always gives me the impression that the product is made with very pure ingredients and is kind on the skin. 2. What do you like most about this product?The thing I like about it is how it is no frills. I like that mild fragrant that is not overpowering, the usage process is simple (I have never ever tried a mask that only requires 10 seconds on my face, super good for lazy people like me). 3. After using this product daily for a week as part of your skincare routine, did you see any difference? At first, I was not so keen on the product because of how sticky it felt on my skin. But after the 3rd day, I started to get used to it and enjoy the slight lather it brings. To be honest, I have not seen much difference to my skin, at least not drastically. However, adding this to my skincare routine, makes my skin feel a little cleaner and fresher at the end of the day. 4. What improvements would you like to see in this product?

As of now, I cannot think of any specific improvements it needs, but I do think that the consistency is a bit too liquid, which makes it quite messy to use. 5. Would you buy this again for yourself, or as a gift for RM 43? I think for this price, the product is quite worth it. In terms of buying it as a gift, I would definitely consider it, especially since the product is super simple to use, and I know my friends would be willing to incorporate it to their skincare routine. For myself, I would have to continue using it for awhile, to see if it does my skin any good, then I can decide if I want to purchase it again. 6. Overall rating of the product:

4


How much did Althea's Real Fresh Skin Detoxer score on the Crunch O'Meter?


It scored above average with a 3.5! We would love to continue using it for awhile, while exchanging variants so we can give a better rating. We will definitely share our updates again!


Overall, this product pretty much speaks for itself, with its simple packaging, down to its pure ingredients of rose and green tea extract, it is one of those no-frills and easy-to-use face mask/cleanser to add into your skincare routine. Here is our advice after using it though, do test it out for a few days first, to see how your skin reacts to it, to see if it is suitable for you or not. Or else, you can always share it with your girlfriends, exchange variants to see which one works for your skin best.


We hope you found more inspiration for a last minute gift, or even a gift for yourself to kickstart the new year! After all, if anyone deserves a good pampering session, it would be you. ;) Wishing you all Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in advance! We hope you take this chance to spend some quality time with your loved ones!


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