Monday, 5 December 2016

REVIEW: IT Cosmetics - Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer...

I promised to review my HG concealer, and this IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye is IT lol! I'm only just beginning to discover how fabulous this range is - both products I've tried so far are amazing, so there's no way I'm stopping any time soon The area under my eyes is bloated, baggy and riddled with wrinkles, so "baking" has been a disaster so far - it just accentuates all my issues. I need a concealer to even out my skin tone, disguise the odd freckly patch, and help diminish the magnitude of this awful part of my face. As you can imagine the last thing I want is a product that sinks into the crevasses, and this stays smooth and even all day long, and being waterproof, it even survives a tear-jerker movie ... 
This is actually my second tube - for my initial purchase, I chose the lightest shade, but it's too pale for me and just not the right tone. But having experienced the coverage and longevity, I bought the next one up (medium) and it's PERFECT - has a yellowish content, but still light enough to work the Wayne Gross bag concealer trick. I really need surgery, but I'm not about to go down that road, so this is the next best thing...

So what's so good about it? Number one feature is coverage, and I mean coverage... Below you can see how much I use for both eyes & other areas of my face. It's quite difficult to dispense through the microscopic nozzle, but there's a reason for that - you need barely any product, and it blends effortlessly ...

I'll spare you a close up of my gross eye bags, so in this photo I've blended that same squiddly squirt to disguise the large freckle and surrounding spots on my hand. Voila - you'll need to set it with a translucent powder as it's quite shiny, but once set it doesn't look cakey, and stays crease-free precisely where it was applied. I take it off with waterproof makeup remover because I don't dare rub the delicate skin in the eye area...

I also apply this around my nostrils and down the centre of my nose before contouring - as you can see in the grisly before pic below (also different lighting), I have a multitude of freckles, spider veins & enlarged pores. For the after-photo, I applied it directly to bare skin topped with setting powder, but over a foundation base, this concealer gives me the closest I'm ever going to get to flawless...

Left bare moisturised skin : Right IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Concealer + setting powder (no foundation)
Here's the list of ingredients from the IT Cosmetics website:
The tube isn't cheap at $38, but I reckon it will last me a year. I bought it from Sephora (the only distributor in Australia that I know of), and I'm hanging out till the rest of this stunning range is available, especially the Bye Bye Redness Correcting Creme which is the subject of numerous rave reviews ... 
Have you tried any IT Cosmetics products yet?

Take care of you,
kats xxx

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20 comments:

  1. i have never tried this product ! it looks very interesting ! love !

    http://www.clairetalksbeauty.com/

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    1. Hi there Claire! It's such a good concealer, and the best part is it's good for your skin too xxx

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  2. I haven't, but this concealer looks amazing! I might have to tread carefully due to the high alcohol content (something my skin hates), but I'd give it a test if I were in Sephora.

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    1. Hey Shell, why oh why do companies keep putting alcohol into cosmetics? I know quite a few gals now that have a problem with it. Here's hoping you can give it a try, and the other ingredients counteract any negative effect ♥

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  3. I love the CC Cream, but I've never tried the concealers,they look so good though I might have to! xx

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    1. Can highly recommend it Laura - the CC Cream is awesome hey, I so want to try some of their other products x♥x

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  4. Starting to think about a new concealer, currently using an old crayon style Covergirl thing and I don't think they even make it anymore!

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    1. Beth I reckon this is the best for me, but in 2nd place I'd put the Maybelline Master Conceal one - Coles doesn't stock it but you can find it at Priceline. I also use the Crop Natural Concealer Pencil. Fortunately there's lots of choices ♥♥♥

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  5. Oh wow! The difference between those picure is huge! Looks like it works pretty great. :)

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    1. Yep quite a dramatic difference Michelle - if you have areas to conceal that are quite dark or stark, then this is the go xxx

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  6. this is my favourite concealer for under eyes and to cover my freckles as well!!

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    1. Lily my dear, I'm delighted to find another fan! It's really the only thing that covers my brown spots - others do, but they never last more than an hour or so, whereas this will almost take me through the whole day ♥♥♥

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  7. I've used the CC cream and Loved it and now you've totally sold me on this concealer cream!

    Will definitely be buying this!

    Ingrid

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    1. I'm really impressed with both products Ingrid, and the fact that you only need a tiny amount makes it affordable xxx

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  8. I've heard so many people rave about this but haven't had the chance to try it! Love the before and after photos

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    1. Mel my dear to be honest I don't think you need it! Your skin always looks so flawless in your videos ♥ But I reckon it would work very well for anyone that gets the occasional spot xxx

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  9. Hi Kats! You are gorgeous. If hurts me to hear you speak of yourself in that way :( <3
    I've heard many YouTubers rave about this product! Looks like a winner for sure.

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    1. Tal you're such a kind soul - I reckon I'm doing exceptionally well for my age, and if I had a negative self image, I sure wouldn't post so many face pics on Instagram! Just calling a spade a spade hon, and this certainly is the best for disguising my flaws xxx

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  10. I love this stuff too! I really want to try their CC cream as well. xo

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    1. Yay Amy, another gal who knows how good this product is! The CC Cream is even a tad more awesome, you MUST try it when you get a chance hon ♥♥♥

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