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Mask Monday | Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Mask

This is the first mask I've seen that advises users not to use "large areas of the skin".

Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Mask - www.modenmakeup.com

From their site: "Medicated masque with 10% Sulfur, purifying Kaolin and Bentonite Clays dries, clears up and helps prevent acne. Designed to exfoliate the skin's surface with natural Sulfur at the maximum OTC level, absorb excess oil and help purify clogged pores. Soothes and calms the appearance of skin with Aloe Vera.

Benefits - 10% Sulfur - max OTC level clears up, treats and prevents acne and blackheads.

Kaolin & Bentonite Clay - a type of clay that helps to absorb excess oil.

Aloe Vera - helps calm and hydrate the appearance of skin.

Uses

• For the treatment and management of acne.

• Clears up active acne blemishes and blackheads.

• Helps to prevent new acne blemishes and blackheads.

Warnings

For external use only.

When using this product
Skin irritation and dryness is more likely to occur if you use another topical acne medication at the same time. If irritation occurs, only use one topical acne medication at a time

Do not use on

• Broken skin


• Large areas of the skin

When using this product

• Apply only to areas with acne.

Avoid contact with eyes. If excessive skin irritation develops or increases, discontinue use and consult a doctor.

Keep out of reach of children. If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


Usage 

Clean skin. Apply to affected areas of face, chest and back. Allow masque to dry for 5-10 minutes and rinse thoroughly with water to remove. Pat dry. Apply 2-3 times per week. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce frequency of application."

This 142g / 5 oz. jar retails for $47USD on Sephora.com and the Peter Thomas Roth website.

Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Mask - www.modenmakeup.com

I was expecting this product to smell terrible but it isn't so bad. It looks like a typical clay mask...and applies that way as well.

Peter Thomas Roth Therapeutic Sulfur Mask applied - www.modenmakeup.com

I suspect the instructions only call for 10 minutes maximum of usage time due to the strength of sulfur. As such, the mask never has time to dry completely. If you're sensitive to sulfur don't even bother with this; if you have sensitive skin trod carefully.

Ingredients -

"ACTIVE INGREDIENT

SULFUR 10% ... PURPOSE ACNE TREATMENT

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS
WATER/AQUA/EAU, BENTONITE, KAOLIN, PROPYLENE GLYCOL, TALC, GLYCERIN, ALOE BARBADENSIS LEAF JUICE, ZINC OXIDE (CI 77947), POLYSORBATE 20, TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), CARBOMER, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), SODIUM HYDROXIDE, DIAZOLIDINYL UREA, METHYLPARABEN, PROPYLPARABEN.
"

Around my nose was tingling from de time I put dis on. After removal those areas were a lil red; everywhere else had no reaction. Since the mask wasn't on for the usual half hour my skin didn't feel dry or tight after use. This would make a great spot treatment; as the instructions state: "apply only to areas with acne." I can attest to sulfur working on acne so I have no doubts that regular use of this mask would be beneficial. And you already know how #TeamModen loves clay masks.

Would you give this product a try? Is your skin sensitive to sulfur? Let us know in the comments 😊

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