Wave “Bye Bye” to imperfections with It Cosmetics
When I was a child I was reminded repeatedly that “Perfection does NOT exist in nature.” And while they are words worth remembering, I’m still grateful for Jamie Kern and It Cosmetics for giving a helping hand to those of us who are striving to be our best.
It Cosmetics was developed by plastic surgeons with cutting edge technology to make your skin look younger by using antioxidants and other skin loving ingredients – not the edge of a knife. Recently, the review team got the chance to test their handiwork by giving two products, Bye Bye Under Eye and Bye Bye Pores the wht scrutiny.
First let’s talk about the Bye Bye Under Eye Full Coverage Waterproof Concealer($24). We really rely on concealers, so when I look for a concealer I have strict standards. I am looking for something that helps camouflage my flaws (not draw attention to them). I do not want anything to settle into any fine lines because that just defeats the purpose. Plus my concealer needs to have some staying power because I don’t have time for reapplication during the day.
I’m thrilled to say Bye Bye Under Eye met all of my criteria and more. This is literally the stuff my dreams of perfection are made of. This concealer is truly a magic wand that erases imperfections and makes my face appear flawless. Oh, and it also does double duty as anti-aging treatment since it contains hydrolyzed collagen and vitamins C and K, which helps to reduce discoloration over time.
Application is simple but, the key thing to remember is that this product is extremely concentrated and small amount goes a long way. I apply a TINY dot to each eye. Then I pat the concealer into place with my ring finger and it literally melts into my skin.
One drawback is that this amazing formula is only available in four shades (at least for now): Light (ultra fair/porcelain), Neutral Medium (a light medium), Tan (medium) and Deep (dark tan). I tested the Light shade, which in truth, was a bit too pale for me even though I would normally classify my skin as fairly light. Next time, I will try Neutral Medium, the shade which fits “70% of most people” into its range.
Finally, don’t let the name fool you because Bye Bye Under Eye Full Coverage Waterproof Concealer is not just for eyes. You can say “Bye Bye” to anything because this multi-tasker covers and conceals discolorations, broken capillaries, dark circles, age spots, sun damage and redness and more – and it does not settle into fine lines and wrinkles.
Bye Bye Under Eye Pros:
• Covers anything (even tattoos).
• Crease proof and waterproof.
• Long lasting, all day coverage.
• Doubles as a foundation.
• Limited to four shades.
• If you use too much product in one area it can become can be counter productive.
Now let’s talk about the Bye Bye Pores HD Silk Micro-Powder…
When I am shopping for a finishing powder I want it to help me look my best and set my makeup for the day. And it should not settle in my fine lines and highlight my flaws. Plus, I want it to last and not slide off my face. Again, this product passed my test with ease!
The Bye Bye Pores Micro-Powder ($24) is a great product because it is so universal – everyone has pore problems or something they want to hide. Plus, it comes in one shade that works for everyone because it is translucent and colorless. This is perfect for those of us that are hard to match or use one color in the summer and another in the winter.
Application is easy. All you need is a small amount to puff or brush over your face as a finishing touch. Bye Bye Pores made my face look airbrushed and my pores disappeared. Yes, I really felt as “poreless.” Plus, the powder set my makeup and even reduced the appearance of fine lines. Another winner!
Bye Bye Pores Pros:
• Reapplies well – there’s no fear of getting the caked over-powdered look.
• Great at absorbing oil and shine.
• It does not settle into fine lines and wrinkles.
• Bye Bye Pores is formulated without talc, parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, mineral oil, petrolatum, synthetic fragrance, and phthalates.
• I wish the packaging was slightly different. I ended up with more powder on my brush than I needed. If the lid or jar was larger it would be more conducive to getting the excess off.
Bye Bye Under Eye and Bye Bye Pores are now my new favorite flawless duo. I can’t wait to try other products from this line. and you can count me in as a new and impressed fan of It Cosmetics!
Readers and testers – are you ready to join the IT Cosmetics fan club as well? Meet me in the comments to talk about Bye Bye Under Eyes and Bye Bye Pores!
Holly is a Midwestern gal living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She loves gardening, animals and is a skin care junkie. Holly is always on the quest to try something new or old and live the best life possible.
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