REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask

REN is one of my personal favourite skincare brands – one of few that every single product I have tried has really impressed me. Which kinda spoils the suspense of this review a bit… but yes, this Glycolactic Radiance Renewal Mask is the latest product I have been trying from the brand and I really like it!

ren mask

Firstly, I would call this a ‘morning’ mask – in my mind there are two types of masks, the ones you use in the morning, that are quick, easy and leave skin looking a bit more glowing and healthy immediately after – so are perfect for use before you head out to face the world! This is one of those. The other sort of mask is the evening one – that maybe deep cleanses, or offers loads of hydration – so it’s best to use and then leave your skin clear afterwards, overnight. Sort of like the morning ones are quick fixes and the night time ones are a bit more pampering.

The texture is a bit of a sticky-ish gel, that you slather all over your face, leave for a while and then use a cloth to remove (flannel or muslin – either works, but it comes with a little muslin cloth in the box).

I find this leaves my skin perked up, hydrated and helps remove any dry or dull patches. This is perfect after a late night to give skin an all-round refresh and counter any signs that might giveaway the lack of sleep!

Really loving this as a great quick-fix to make my skin look a bit perkier and alive in the mornings! Another winner from REN – oh, and one other thing I like about it, the packaging – some masks can be really messy to use – but the pump on this means it’s both easy and clean to use, and also that it’s more hygienic than a tube or a tub.

REN Glycolactic Radiance Renewal mask is available from Cult Beautyicon(£30)

PR sample



  1. Ellie
    July 20, 2013 / 7:00 pm

    Every review on this is so good I am soo keen to try it!! Great review 🙂

  2. July 20, 2013 / 6:25 pm

    This irritated my eyes when I first used it but it hasn’t since so I don’t know what that was about haha. I like it because you can see a difference when you use it.

    Bamboozle Beauty xx

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