Tuesday, June 30, 2015

It Cosmetics Bye bye under eye concealer

Hey Hey makeup lovers

So lately I have been talking and writing a lot about It cosmetics as a brand, and why you my ask.. well the answer is simple I love this brand and what it stands for. I am not a blogger who gets any sort of commission for my work, i simply do youtube videos and write blogs on the items I love the most such as It cosmetics.

So where do I begin? Well lets see the  reason I bought it cosmetics was because I needed a concealer that would cover dark circles, the kind of dark circles every college girl received from being up so late and studying.

So like any smart person I did some research and more research, about great coverage concealers. It cosmetics, Bye Bye Under eye, was the one concealer that pop up, over and over again. So I went out, bought it, hoping and praying it would work and not give me trouble like so many other supposedly, well to do high end concealers. Of course to my utter amazement, it didn't give me a problem, it actually help the issue, plus added brightness. I couldn't believe it when I saw this concealer actually working for me, by covering my dark circles, along with brightening. I was like, woah, I am in love. Now I want to point out, I started using this concealer in the middle of summer, which is usually the worst time to start using a thick creamy concealer, not heavy but thick, for girls like me because I am super oily in the summer. I am so oily in the summer, that I call it rainy day sweat. But this concealer was amazing, it didn't crease, it cover my dark circles and also brighten.

Now I will say that I do have to set it with a powder of some type because it does stay tacky on me but it doesn't settle into my winklers under my eye. The concealer stays put under my eyes. A little tiny amount goes a super long way, when concealing under the eyes, highlighting the forehead, above the lip and the nose. This is one of my all time favorite, it cosmetic products along with the fact that it was the first It Cosmetic product I ever bought too. I have use this concealer so much that half of the container names and information is now, wore off, LOL. I also have two back ups because I love it that much. This is the one concealer, I can see myself always returning to, again and again.

Bye Bye Under Eye
Screen Shot from It cosmetics website

Now if you don't like creamy thick texture concealers, this is not the concealer for you. But if you can ignore that thick texture, then you will love this concealer. Why? Because it conceals, brightens and stays put. It is full of anti aging properties, along with vitamins such as A,C, and E to help the skin underneath your eyes tighten and brighten up. It is made to help the skin look and feel better unlike other concealers that are on the market. Also because Jaime, the creator and owner of it cosmetics, has suffer from intense skin issues, these products are made to be used on sensitive skin. But don't take my word for it, why don't you try it yourself and see if you love it or not. 

This concealer is 24.00 dollars but Ulta and QVC do have specials where you can either get it cheaper or get it with a brush which is a great way to buy it.  It is also available on It cosmetics for 24.00 dollars. I love this concealer and this brand, so I strongly recommend everyone try it for themselves 

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

It cosmetics facial powder products

Hey peeps,

I am back again with another blog on one of my Favorite Brands, It cosmetics. I can honestly say of all of the makeup brands I use, I tend to use It cosmetics, Mac and Toofaced a lot more, the last couple of months. It cosmetics is really becoming one of my holy grail makeup brands. I love how smooth and beautiful the makeup products work on the skin. My favorite, It cosmetics products, are the skin products, because not only do they work, last for a long time but they also improve your skin. They give you the feeling of luxury without the several cost of luxury. You can find deals on Ulta or QVC on it cosmetics usually all the time, if you just look. Now I will say this brand is not drugstore price but for the higher end, it is quite affordable and so worth the value. I would call It Cosmetics, the middle class of cosmetic brands, and isn't our beautiful country built by the middle class..  These products help improved the skin, they feel like silk on the skin and they blend so well. They are amazing to use during anytime of the year, I especially love it cosmetics in the summer time when I sweat like a rainy day. They have vitamins galore for the skin, that help improve the skin texture but don't make you feel like you have cake on makeup products. It cosmetics are just a heavenly brand to me, which means they feel like heaven when I am wear them. Now I am going to get to the items I am talking about in this blog, lets go It Cosmetic lovers..


CC+ Airbrush Perfecting Powder SPF50+

CC powder is just like the CC cream in my opinion, yet its in powder form. How I use this powder is, when I want extra coverage, I set the liquid CC cream with this powder but very lightly. I think this powder would be great for winter, or on those days where you just want a simple makeup foundation day or for moms who have no time on their hands and want to enjoy some makeup. I love how It cosmetic products really seem to be for the moms or working women out there because all of their products are easy to use and apply fast. The CC powder works the same way, and it feels like silk when apply. You don't feel like your wearing makeup with this powder because it feels so smooth on the face, yet at the same time it gives full coverage on your face. I love this product and I can't wait to wear it again. Here is some information on this product from It cosmetics Website, which I like to reference in order to help understand the products better. It cosmetics site: 

"Why You Will Love IT
Gives you the look and feel of your softest skin in 30 seconds. Made with skin-loving Drops of Light Technology®, this multi-tasking powder is formulated to transform the look of your skin with a veil of optical-blurring pigments that visually camouflage pores, dark spots and fine lines, while instantly leaving your skin porcelain soft, flawless and luminous.
It's your one-of-a-kind UVA/UVB broad spectrum physical-only SPF 50+, and talc-free formula.  Developed with lightweight pigments that never settle into wrinkles or pores. A blend of anti-aging ingredients pamper and restore your complexion, giving you added skin care benefits and real results. Infused with skin-loving ingredients, including hydrolyzed silk, hydrolyzed collagen, niacin and peptides.
Key Benefits:
  • Lightweight, hydrating powder formulated to even your skin tone and banish the look of pores without settling into your fine lines and wrinkles. 
  • Talc-free powder is infused with Hydrolyzed Silk, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Niacin, Peptides, and other anti-aging ingredients! 
  • Over makeup or over clean skin, this is how you get even, soft-looking, airbrushed perfection."
This product also has Broad Spectrum SPF which is what you want in a product, because it helps better protect your skin from Skin Cancer. It also  comes in shade ranges of Fair, which is the lightest and palest, then Light which is light with a hint of color too it, then medium which is for light to tan people then comes tan which is for tan to dark skin and then finally Rich which is for the darker skin ladies. That is an amazing tone range for It cosmetics which is usually Fair, Light, Medium and Tan in their tone range. This product is only 35.00 dollars at Ulta and It cosmetics. Right now it is not available on QVC. Now, I will say again, yes 35.00 dollars is a lot of money for one product, but this item lasts for six to seven months, using it everyday. It is also very healthy for the skin like all it cosmetics products. Also Ulta has a habit of having coupons or deals left and right plus their is always Ebates which helps gain a percentage back when shopping online, so you ready would not be losing your value when buying this product. So go check it out and once again, I will have all purchase links list below in the blog plus my contact information. So give this product, a try and you will never look back, I assure you. 


Celebration Foundation

Now onto the celebration foundation by It cosmetics. First I want to say there is two of types of the celebration foundation, The first type of above is in the black case. The black Case celebration foundation is made for oily skin girls because its more matte. The there is the white case celebration foundation which gives you more of glowly, dewy look to your skin. I can't speak for the white case foundation because I have yet to own it. Notice, how I said ::YET:: lol, its because I love this brand the products they produce for women. I wish I could roll my whole body around in, it cosmetics products. Btw I just bought, It cosmetics Press setting powder in the compact from their website, because I fell in love with it. 

So now back to the Black Compact Celebration Foundation. Just like the CC powder above, this product also glides on smoothy, is easy to apply and gives you a full coverage look without looking cakey.. I don't think any It cosmetics powder, I own looks cakey when I apply it. This foundation leaves what I would call a semi matte look because it is matte but doesn't make your face flat looking. It gives you depth when using it but keeps the shine away from oil. I love this on those days, I have no time and have to be out the door early. It feels like cream on the face but its powder, it has the feeling of baby bottom on your face, lol..  

I also want to add, that this foundation claims to be anti- aging product which is always good for the skin. It also come in five different range tones for the skin. Like I told you with the CC powder above this product comes with Fair for pale skin, Light for Light to slightly tan skin, then Meduim for light tan to tan skin, tan is for Tan to lightly dark skin and then finally rich which is for the beautiful dark skin ladies out there. 

Now here some information on the product from QVC:

"What is it: Rich in peptides, hydrolyzed collagen, and antiaging technology, Celebration Foundation is a full-coverage, antiaging foundation that gives you the power to achieve flawless, airbrushed complexion perfection! It delivers highly pigmented coverage that will never crease or crack and is designed not only to cover, but also to make skin appear younger. The antiaging technology gives you an airbrushed finish that looks and feels like silk. It absorbs oil and shine without settling into lines and wrinkles. The Heavenly Luxe Buffing Airbrush Foundation Brush is the most ultra-luxe, ultra-plush tool for perfect airbrushed application.

Who is it for: Anyone who wants the power to achieve her most beautiful skin ever! Anyone who wants the antiaging benefits of hydrolyzed collagen, peptides, antioxidants, hyaluronic acid, rose, aloe, niacin, and silk. Anyone who wants to instantly conceal imperfections, diffuse the look of lines and wrinkles on the face, blur away pores from view, and achieve a more radiant-looking, airbrushed complexion.
Why is it different: Using antiaging ingredients--including hydrolyzed collagen, peptides, antioxidants, grape seed oil, olive oil, hyaluronic acid, rose, aloe, niacin, silk, and vitamins A, C, and E--this foundation helps treat skin with antiaging benefits and give more youthful radiance while completely concealing imperfections and blurring away the look of pores, fine lines, and wrinkles. The creamy, crease-proof powder foundation glides on easily and lasts. It's formulated without talc, parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, mineral oil, petrolatum, synthetic fragrance, and phthalates.
How do I use it: Using the brush or enclosed sponge, swirl circles in powder. Dust onto skin in circular motions for a naturally flawless, soft-focus finish. A small amount goes a long way.
From IT Cosmetics."

As Always all product links will be list below and this product by itself is normally 35.00 dollars but on QVC is comes with a IT cosmetics brush for 44.00 dollars which is an amazing deal because it cosmetics brushes can be very expensive by themselves. Any time you can get a deal on QVC with an it cosmetic product and brush, I would take it because they are totally worth the value together. It cosmetic brushes are heaven all by themselves but then combine with the product, its like the heaven doors open and Angels are singing.  So go check the deals out when it comes to It cosmetic items. 

Hello Light Powder Illuminizer

This powder is an Illuminizer which means it is use to highlight your makeup or make your skin look Glowingly without all the shine. When you highlight, they now call it strobing oddly enough. But the great thing about this product, that I love is that it has a soft tone to it when applied. It also comes with all of the normal healthy It cosmetics claims, which isn't the best way to say that but is totally the truth. 

All it cosmetics items have healthy skin benefits. So when your applying these products, you don't have to worry about skin irritation or break outs with your sensitive skin. i have super sensitive skin and I can wear every it cosmetic product except the original Mascara. When I say health benefits, I mean it because these products improve your skin and make it feel smooth and beautiful. 

Now back to the Highlighter, I love using this to set under my eyes along with highlighting my cheek bones and above my brows. I usually draw a heart on my face when using this highlighter because its soft enough in tone, to give you that light reflective look but doesn't go to the point of looking like your wearing a glitter ball on your face. The reason I use it underneath my eyes, is because it brightens the area but deflects the dark tone under neath my eyes.  I just love it cosmetics products and this is one of my favorite products from them when it comes to the face. 

Now lets here from QVC for more it cosmetics information: 

"What is it: An antiaging powerhouse for naturally pretty, lit-from-within skin. IT Cosmetics Hello Light Anti-Aging Luminizing Powder is all about the look of vitality, radiance, and illumination. The formula is infused with micronized pigments of light. Peptides, hyaluronic acid, hydrolyzed collagen, silk, and vitamins A, C, and E pamper your skin!

Who is it for: Anyone who wants natural-looking radiance and a youthful, vitality-filled glow, and wants to achieve a more radiant, airbrushed-looking complexion.

Why is it different: This truly innovative formula nourishes skin, absorbs oil and shine, and blurs away the look of pores without settling into lines and wrinkles.

How do I use it: Using the IT Cosmetics Heavenly Luxe Angled Radiance Brush (not included), follow the face chart on the back of the box to lightly dust over the areas of your face you wish to illuminate or bring forward. Use on bare skin or over foundation.

From IT Cosmetics."
All items will have all website links below. This highlight is 24.00 dollars and so worth the price. It is a little more pricey then some high lights but You have to consider, that it is softer tone highlight so you can wear it everyday. It also has vitamins for anti aging benefits in it, to help soften your skin as you age and what i mean by that is that your skin won't look so mature as you age but will be softer, smoother and more youthful looking. I am only 30 and I already know that products like this will help my genetics continue to look young or should I say younger because my genetics alone already produce good young genetic looks. 
So thanks again for reading another blog by me, I hope it was informative and helpful when it comes to buying it cosmetics products. I also hope you do give this brand a try because I love it and swear by this brand. I have no affiliation with IT cosmetics in any shape or form, I wish I did but I don't. I bought all of these products myself and this blog is my opinion alone. I want more of this brand as we speak and I will continue to buy from them to build my collection up because thats how much I enjoy this brand.

Saturday, June 20, 2015

It cosmetics Powder Palettes

Hello follow beauty loves,

Its Meli, just here to bring you some of my favorite it cosmetic products I own. Some I have had for a short time, some I have had almost a year. Each one of these products, I either love or like, there are none that I hate. But I want to start by sharing what it cosmetics is about before I post the products. It cosmetics is a makeup company that was founded by Jaime Kern Lima. This is Jaime story, directly from the ITCOSMETICS WEBSITE.

""If there is a beauty issue that troubles you, most likely I suffer from it too. I pour my heart and soul into creating innovative and effective problem-solving products that truly make you look and feel your most beautiful!
As a former news anchor and a sufferer of Rosacea I wanted to have beautiful looking skin, but every product I tried (and I tried them all!) either wouldn't cover- or if it did it would crease and crack and make me look 10 years older! That is when I knew there had to be a better way! At IT Cosmetics we work with plastic surgeons to infuse cutting-edge anti-aging technology into truly innovative high performance products designed to give you your most beautiful skin ever.
Truly solving your problems, making your life easier, helping you look and feel your most beautiful and most importantly bringing you joy...that is why I live and breathe...
It is because of you, all of our IT girls, spreading the word about IT Cosmetics that have allowed IT to flourish as a brand. IT Girls, IT Moms, IT Grandmas and IT Survivors. The Awards and Accolades from beauty editors have been such an honor, but hearing from you, our IT girls on how these products have solved your problems is what IT is all about...
I am so happy, blessed and honored to have you as part of the IT Family."
Jamie Kern Lima Co-Founder, IT Cosmetics®""""
Now about the Makeup itself. These products are crafted to be the safest for the skin. They work really well on sensitive and don't cause irritation from what I have seen and used. They are amazing to the touch, powder cream form, is what I would called the formulation of the powder products such as the eye shadows, bronzers, and blushes. The products are created to be healthy and safe for your skin. They all go on smooth and feel like your not wearing anything on your face. I especially love to wear, "it cosmetics" products in the summer, when I have the most irritation on my sensitive skin, due to the sun. The other great thing about all it cosmetics products, is that they are made for the modern day, on the go woman. All IT products are easy to use, to blend and to work with.So they would be perfect for that female who only has five minutes for makeup before the kids come running in, or before you go running out the door. 
                                         "NATURALLY PRETTY PALETTE VOL:ONE"
  The first product, I am going to talk about is the It cosmetics "pretty eyeshadow matte palette Vol. one". I have had a love hate relationship with this product. Why, you may asked, it is because these shadows, blend so smoothly.So when blended, they can easily blend away, without even trying. They feel so amazing on the eyes, and too the touch. They swatch easily when testing them out. The colors are very beautiful and so perfect for everyday wear. Thats the great thing about this palette is that you can use it everyday for work or home life.Also I would like to share that this palette is all mattes except the bigger shadow at the end which is pearl finish and is called the transforming shadow. I have tried to use it as a transforming shadow, but I didn't really see a change in the other shadows. So I like to use the transformer shadow as a highlight shadow for the inner corner of my eye and brow bone. Now I want to add some information about the Pretty Palette from the "It Cosmetics" Website directly: "Formulated without talc, these shadows are designed to make your lids look younger instead of older and are formulated with lid-loving ingredients including Peptides, Collagen, Silk and Antioxidants!" I don't know any woman who wouldn't love to have healthy skin and healthy vegan, cruelty free makeup.

                                                        First row Swatches

Second Row Swatches 

This palette is available at QVC, Ulta and It cosmetics. com. I will have all prices and links listed below at the end of the blog. 

The next item is my favorite eyeshadow Palette. It is the "Luxe palette" and the only It cosmetic palette, that I own, that has a mix of satin, pearl and matte finish shadows. It comes in a black, padded palette which is square instead of rectangle like the Pretty Palette. The shadows are stunning, blend like a dream. They also feel like cream, each shadow does. Neither palette has hard shadows. The shadows blend in each palette like butter being put on bread. The only differences between the two palettes is that the Pretty palette can blend away while the Luxe Palette blends, but the colors stay true to themselves, and the Luxe palette has the satin and pearl type shadows while the Pretty only has one pearl shadow. Now I will share the swatches of the Luxe Palette. 

I would also like to add some information from "It cosmetics" about this palette:""A gorgeous, naturally pretty, Anti-Aging powerhouse palette of 12 Talc-free, hydrating, luxe eye shadows and one dual shadow/liner brush. The Luxe High Performance Anti-Aging Eyeshadows are all about intense pigment, in a naturally pretty look.

Developed with leading plastic surgeons, and using Anti-Aging, hydrating ingredients including Hydrolyzed Collagen, Acai, Green Tea, Grape Seed and Vitamins A, C, & E, these shadows  help treat skin with Anti-Aging benefits and give a more youthful radiance while providing instant coverage for imperfections and beautiful naturally pretty colors. Paraben and Talc Free"" 

So as you can see from this information, this palette is quiet health and safe for your eyelids and skin. I love this palette for those reasons. 

    As I have already pointed out and what you can see from the photos, is the different colors and the intensity of each color. This palette is mix of cool and warm tones while the Pretty palette was more warm tone. I love that about this palette. This palette is available at QVC, Ulta and It cosmetics. com. I will have all prices and links listed below at the end of the blog. 
                                                        "IT Cosmetics CC Radiance Palette"
 This three item palette consist of a setting powder, or highlighter, a pretty pink blush, and finally a beautiful matte bronzer. It has the same creme to powder feel. All three items glide on the skin like a dream and mix well beautiful as your main, highlight, blush and bronzer. I could wear only this palette all the time on my skin and be incredibly happy. I love how amazing it feels and how beautiful it looks together. The blush is this beautiful bright pink, its perfect for summer, to give that lovely pink flush to your face. The bronzer is a matte, dark brown shade that works well for warming up the face and can be use to contour as well. The highlighter slash setting powder, works well with any foundation, or concealer. This powder helps with setting the under eyes, in a great way. It brightens the under eyes well. Now with every product on here, i am going to include information from QVC or It cosmetics. com on these products, because I believe this information has help me and can help others. All of the information is in quotations marks. 
Now on to this great info from QVC, "What is it: Your perfect lighting and complexion perfection in a palette! With antiaging ingredients, this is one IT Cosmetics palette with three different complexion-enhancing, hydrating powders formulated to help give the appearance of even, bright skin and add a youthful-looking warmth to your skin. CC+ Brightening All Over Finishing Powder helps to blur the appearance of skin imperfections. CC+ Matte Brightening Blush adds the look of light and vitality into your skin with an easy-to-blend powder blush stain. CC+ Matte Bronzer adds sun-kissed warmth and glow to your skin without shimmer or glitter.
Who is it for: Everyone who wants one palette to help brighten and add warmth to their beauty routine and to help reduce the appearance of skin imperfections. Everyone who wants to help hydrate and address skin concerns while wearing natural-looking makeup.
Why is it different: It's infused with antiaging peptides; niacin; hyaluronic acid; hydrolyzed collagen; algae; vitamins A, B, C, and E; and Drops of Light technology without becoming cakey or creasing throughout the day. The CC+ Color pigments are infused into each powder, evening the appearance of skin tones and applying color that not only brightens and warms the skin but also helps to blur the appearance of skin imperfections.
How do I use it: Dust the finishing powder all over for an instant brightening to your skin, plus color for the look of even tone. Next, sweep the bronzer across your forehead, under the cheekbones, along the jawline, and down your neck for the perfect touch of warmth and color. Finish with the blush by smiling and then gently blending onto the apples of your cheeks.""
Now I am going to post swatches below of this palette. 
This palette is available at QVC, Ulta and It cosmetics. com. I will have all prices and links listed below at the end of the blog. 

As always thank you for taking the time to read my blog. I hope you found this blog helpful, also saw my love for all three of these items. I always find new It cosmetics items to add to my shopping list everyday, thats how much i love this company. They are amazing, safe, healthy, cruelty free, and vegan. They help keep the skin glowing, and feel like creamy powder. I love love this brand and I hope you will too. I, encourage you to take a chance and try this brand, if you haven't yet, they are so worth there value. Now I am off to dream about more It cosmetics items, you all can find me on social media or at my email listed below.
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