So I've done a review on Laneige's famous water sleeping pack. Today will be on Laneige's other famous skincare pack - the Firming Sleeping Pack, sold at ibuybeauti.
This product has won several different awards, including the Allure "best of beauty" award. 1 tub is sold every 30 seconds! Next to the Water Sleeping Pack, this product is similar in that it repairs your skin while you sleep. While the Water Sleeping Pack's main goal is for skin hydration, vitality and brightening, the Firming Pack is used mainly to restore skin firmness.
"A supple and resilient sleeping pack that restores skin firmness while you sleep"
"Laneige Firming Sleeping Pack takes care of your Sleep Line, the potential wrinkles that are formed while you sleep. It relieves skin wrinkles and fortifies skin barriers by preventing skin damage during daytime. This light gel-type pack contains Sleepscent that relieves the skin from stress; it is applied on the skin before going to bed."
The Firming Pack comes in a really pretty, blue tub. It's made of hard plastic, but has a "glamorous", heavy feel to it. Though the size is small enough (smaller than the Water Sleeping Pack_EX), I personally don't find it too travel friendly. The product comes in a small box with a spatula (yay, spatulas!)
Inside, the product is sealed and there is also a secondary white, plastic film over it to keep out air and bacteria (to an extent).
The pack itself is an off-white, cream colour. It's got a jelly like texture - definitely not the same feeling as the Water Sleeping Pack. It's called a "memory foam gel" that "instantly reshapes and rejuvenates sagging skin during the night". There is no need to wash off this mask (you do this the morning after).
The Laneige Firming Sleeping Pack is meant for "all skin types"
This product comes in a 50ml tub. It is smaller than the Water Sleeping Pack_EX.
You can get this product for $29.99 at ibuybeauti.
Directions for use
1. After cleansing in the evening, apply toner and emulsion (I use Laneige's LIGHT toner and LIGHT balancing emulsion from their "basic care" set)
2. Apply an appropriate amount of sleeping pack and gently spread from the chin to the centre of the face toward its contours.
3. Let it stay in the skin during the night and wash it off in the morning.
NOTE: Use only 1-2 times a week.
It's jelly-like, and jiggles on the spatula. *u* Hehehe.
Look! The jelly "melts"!
It leaves skin feeling quite moisturized and plump.
Note: Sorry I didn't have an "applied on my face" picture - I was really breaking out at the time. I'll upload one here in the future!
First of all... this product is so fun to apply! :D It's so "jelly-like", and when the jelly melts on your face, it's cool (how juvenile do I sound?), haha.
Though its named the "firming pack", I never expected it to really firm up my skin and do anything miraculous. During the times I've used it, I've experienced realistic (but satisfactory) outcomes. My skin does feel a little plumper the morning after. The "plump" feeling also gives me a feeling that my skin does indeed feel a bit firmer (Sounds weird, but true). It doesn't give a really noticeable firming effect (as in, "clay mask" kind of "firm), but it's big enough to notice. Not only does it firm your skin, it makes it quite soft as well.
Though the product did what it claimed... it wasn't for me. I don't particularly need a firming product right now, and simply picked this out because I was curious as to how it worked, comparing to Sleeping Pack_EX, etc. Though I don't need it NOW, I know I'll buy this in the future when I do.
Until then, I'll happy use my Sleeping pack!
The Firming Pack is apparently meant for people in the 20-30 age range, which makes sense. This would be a good product for you if you're in that age range! For $30, it's a fair buy and I'd recommend this for you to try out!
I personally wouldn't recommend this for people in elementary/high school, because... why would you need it? My advice - the Laneige Water Sleeping Pack_EX would be a way better choice for you.
- Noticeably firms your skin
- Fair price
- Softens skin
- Easy to find
- Award winning product (Allure Korea)
- Doesn't break me out
- Pleasant smell (not overwhelming, etc.)
- Lasts a good while
- Comes with a spatula
- Not for all ages
Note: I don't give half marks.
I'll repurchase this in the future - not now! I don't quite need it at the moment, but definitely see myself buying this product when I do. Until then, I'll be using more of Laneige's Sleeping Pack_EX. If you're interested in the Sleeping Pack.
If you're interested in the Firming Pack, you can easily buy it (hassle-free and fairly priced) at ibuybeauti.
Thanks for reading this review!
What about you?
Have you used Laneige before? Have you tried this product before?
EXTRA: Here's the "candylens" giveaway winner!
Thanks to all of those who entered this contest - hopefully it was a fresh change from the usual Rafflecopter giveaways, haha. ^___^
The answer: Vassen Latte Brown
Congratulations to Mindy Tran!
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