Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask |

Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask

Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask | £21.50 | Link

If you're a regular reader of beauty blogs or you follow me on twitter, then you'll be fully aware of the Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask by now. The antibacterial, deep cleansing mask has been a staple in many skincare routines over the years and like the face mask fanatic I am, I knew I had to get my hands on it one day. Described as a deeply moisturising, cleansing and anti-oxidising treatment, I had high hopes from the get go. Did it disappoint? Absolutely not. 

The formula of this mask is unlike any other mask that I have tried, the thin, honey-like consistency which tingles slightly is a strange one, but one that I quickly got used to due to it's cooling and hydrating properties. The mask is quickly absorbed through the skin rather than drying, so my skin always feels like it's getting the most out of it. Despite loving it's hydrating qualities, what sold me on this face mask was it's ability to control and treat any spots or blemishes that arise. Manuka Honey is added due to it's antibacterial properties and it's ability to draw moisture to your skin. Is a mask that both fights blemishes and hydrates too good to be true? Apparently not. At first, I wasn't too keen on the scent, but over the weeks I've been using it, the vanilla/mandarin hybrid scent has grown on me and I'm starting to get withdrawal symptoms if I don't slather my face at least two times a week. 

I use this mask either before I go to sleep or in the morning before I apply my make up. It leaves my skin feeling bright, hydrated and clear, soothing any redness or blemishes that exist. As my skin suffers during the transition between seasons this has quickly become a staple in my skincare routine and one that I can see myself continuing to use for a very, very long time. 

Have you tried the Antipodes Aura Manuka Honey Mask?


  1. This mask looks incredible. I don't think I've come across a blogger who doesn't like this mask yet, I need to treat myself to this at some point!

    xx Susan | Growing Daydreams

  2. This mask sounds amazing !! x

  3. This mask sounds amazing. I've heard so many great things about it.


  4. I've got to try this mask, it sounds like it would suit my skintype down to the ground. Great review, and I love the marble tray you've photographed this on!
    Rebecca | The Two Twenty Somethings

  5. Do you rinse this off? I find that it's a bit too thick/rich to leave on. Absolutely LOVE the mask, it leaves my skin so soft and calms blemishes/redness. Great review!

    Erin | Erin and Katherine Talk Beauty

  6. Oooh I really like the sound of this,!!

  7. This sounds heavenly, and I am a sucker for anything with Manuka honey!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  8. I've always been curious to try this mask and the honey properties in it sound amazing x

    Beauty with charm

  9. Fab review hunny! I feel like I’m missing out as I’m yet to try the Antipodes Honey Mask, but this sounds amazing and I love that it has antibacterial properties. I do like using my Lush one for my blemish prone skin but this sounds fab to use in between :)

    Charlee XO | CharmedCharlee

  10. This sounds like something my skin absolutely needs at the moment! I'm very tempted to buy it shortly as my skin n

  11. This has been on my radar for quite a while & sounds like it would be right up my street. I know Manuka honey has amazing healing properties so I think I might buy this then next time a mask runs out! xx

  12. I love masks, but I never tried this one! Sounds amazing though :)


  13. I recently got this too - it really is a wonderful formula :) xx

    Magpie Jasmine | Zoeva Brush Set Giveaway

  14. Never tried this before but I like using face masks though!
    this one sounds fabulous, might try this next time :)

    Fruity Flamingo

  15. I've only tried one thing from Antipodes (the hosanna serum) and I definitely want to try more from them x

  16. I've had this sitting in my cart on FeelUnique for the longest time, but I never go through with the order. I'll definitely have to pick it up now though!

    Kelsey | Beauty by Kelsey

  17. Your pictures have such a dreamy feel to them! What camera do you use & what's your editing process, if you don't mind me asking? :) x

    - Karuna //

  18. I use a Canon 600D and Photoshop xx


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