Skip Nav
Spring Beauty
You'll Fall in Love With These Hair Colors For Spring
Emma Watson
Zoom In on Emma Watson's Makeup and You'll See How Magical She Really Is
Beauty Tips
An Expert Debunks This Myth About Your Pores

Product Review: Gommage 305 by Yon-Ka

What can I say? I just love to exfoliate. And while Origins Modern Friction may have changed my life, Gommage 305 ($33) by Yon-Ka is my latest love. It isn't gritty or abrasive, so my sensitive skin didn't get scratched and irritated. In fact, it made my face feel incredibly soft, smooth, and clear for the next few days. Gommage 305 also hydrates your skin, and unlike Modern Friction, it's mild enough to use on your eyelids.

This product is a clear gel that works like a mask. To use, simply cleanse your skin and apply a thick layer to your face and neck. Leave it on for about five minutes until the gel feels tacky; it won't get hard and dry like a clay mask. To remove, roll your fingertips over your face in small outwards and upwards circles until it's all peeled off. Lastly, use a damp cotton towel to clean up your skin.

To read about the only down side to Gommage 305,

Unfortunately, the smell of this product is pretty rank. To be perfectly honest, it reminded me of a cross between bleach and urine. Sounds good, eh? I am actually surprised about the stench, considering that all of the other Yon-Ka products I've tried smell fragrant and spa-quality aromatherapeutic. Fortunately, the smell wears off after about two minutes, and the results are totally worth it!

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Catalinda8 Catalinda8 5 years
I have it on my face right now, and I would say if you've ever had a horse, you will recognize the horse sweat and linement smell, lol - but it's really not that bad. All Yonka products are amazing. I've never been disappointed.
DCStar DCStar 9 years
Oh my goodness...funny about the scent! It sounds like it has great benefits though.
Hellena25 Hellena25 9 years
So, I just HAVE to ask: has anyone tried sleeping in it as a night-mask, the way the package directions say? I wonder if it will stay on or peel off and leave the bleachy-pee smell on the bed linens?
Daisy6264 Daisy6264 9 years
Not a bad price at all.
Daisy6264 Daisy6264 9 years
Not a bad price at all.
Stephanym Stephanym 9 years
I love that theres no grit or drying like a mask. I need to check this stuff out. I just explained to a girlfriend who came back from Mexico peeling about the benefits of exfoliation!
SoCalSugar SoCalSugar 9 years
Eww to the smell. Gentle enough to use on eyelids, eh? I don't know if bleach/urine scent is worth it.
colormesticky colormesticky 9 years
It's $3 cheaper than Modern Friction, but the smell sounds scary and I'm not so sure about a mask that peels off like white glue. I'll keep my burning eyes, I think. :)
Broad-Spectrum Sunscreens For Summer 2012
Starbucks Single Serving Coffeemaker
The Best Sephora Collection Eyeliners
A Review of Ultraflesh's 5-Piece, All-Black Eyeliner Palette
The Body Shop Body Butter Duo Product Review
Nursing Bra Review
New York Color Smooch Proof 16-Hour Lip Stain Review

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds