IT Cosmetics Skincare

The IT Cosmetics color products are all really amazing – the formulas deliver, the color lasts, and somehow you always look really refreshed after applying… So I’m curious to see how the skincare performs.  

Confidence In A Cream, which you can snag at QVC, is designed to combat signs of aging (fine lines and wrinkles), as well as to improve radiance and hydration.  The one thing I am not particularly fond of is the ghastly=long list of ingredients!  Non-Comedogenic is important to me, as is being able to siphon through the contents of the list quickly…so I’m a bit put off by that aspect.)

The packaging reminds me of Perscriptives…very apothecary prescription-like.  Generally the aim there is to bring to mind a dermatologist’s office, giving the feel of something luxurious that works.

I’m eager to see reviews for this, though I’m not sure I will be purchasing myself.

It Cosmetics Friends and Fam

Just a heads up!  The It Cosmetics Friends and Family is going on until the 14th so snag your stuff now! 🙂

Use code: ITGIRLFF25 for any order over $30.

It Cosmetics photo

It Cosmetics photo

If you use Ebates, you will get cash back too, so don’t forget! 🙂

 

Heavenly Luxe, Magic Eraser #15

IT’s new Heavenly Luxe Magic Eraser #15 is designed for under eye concealers to “optically blur away the look of imperfections.”  

#15 was developed with plastic surgeons keeping in mind those with particularly delicate skin, so it’s an extremely soft blend of bristles and pro-hygenic.

I’d love to say it’s definitely going to “blur away” any pesky imperfections – by which they probably mean lines, blemishes and unevenness – but alas, no…it is just a brush!

That said, it is meant to be used with buffing strokes…and application DOES matter, and SO do your brushes!  Don’t forget, these are the tools of the trade!

What would be especially divine would be if it actually WAS an eraser but I am sure the future will reconnect in the Twilight Zone and come up with it!  Until then…buff away, and buff wisely!

It Cosmetics Vitality

It Cosmetics has just launched a new half-stain – as in 50% of the stain technology of their existing ones, keeping the color true, but the effect soft.  

Vitality Lip Blush Hydrating Lip Gloss Soft Stain (that’s a mouthful!) hydrates and conditions with a mix of nine butters and oils, helping to diffuse lip line and nourish all at the same time.

The three colors, offered at $24, include:

  • Soft Je Ne Sais Quoi
  • Soft Naturally Flushed
  • Soft Sweet Rose

I love It Cosmetics – I think the quality of their products is terrific, and the formulas are ones that deliver.  Looking forward to checking these out.

IT…s Collagen Smooth

New from IT Cosmetics, a collagen and hyaluronic-acid boosted lippie that promises to blur lip lines, making a smoother and more seamless pout.  Sounds pretty darn tempting…!

Blurred Lines Smooth-Fill Lipstick retails for $24 – I hope this makes it to Ulta sooner than later so I can swatch it!  As I’ve mentioned, my lipstick wearing is typically relegated to performances (Ballroom dancing, skating many moons ago…) but I love it all the same!

Per IT’s site: 

Key Benefits:

  • LIP-LOVING, HYDRATING FORMULA FEATURES A BUILT-IN PRIMER AND NEVER CREASES, CRACKS OR FEATHERS!
  • OPTICAL-BLURRING PIGMENTS PROVIDE ULTIMATE COLOR AND CORRECT THE TONE AND TEXTURE OF YOUR LIPS IN ONE! 
  • CUSHIONY AND LUSTROUS TEXTURE ENVELOPS LIPS WITH A GLOSSY NATURAL FINISH IN A SINGLE LINE-SMOOTHING SWIPE! 
  • HYALURONIC FILLING SPHERES AND COLLAGEN ERASE THE LOOK OF FINE LINES AND WRINKLES FOR YOUTH-FILLED LIPS!

Shades include the following:

  • Brave: A sheer bold red shade
  • Love:  A mauve sheer rose shade
  • Perfect Nude: A sheer nude flush shade
  • IT Girl: A true vibrant red (featured in the image!) 🙂 
  • Daring: Brownish plum
  • Believe: A sheer berry flush
  • Live: Soft sheer pink
  • Naturally Pretty: Soft Natural Pink
  • Ruby Slippers: Sheer Red Flush

I happen to think lip prints on a card for your hunnie is adorable, lines and all…but maybe the plusher pucker would make for a smoother one…

Hmmm…reason enough to buy it?  

MAYBE!

Bye Bye…Pressed

It Cosmetics has quite the following, with certain products taking center stage.  Bye Bye Pores Loose Powder is definitely right up there with It‘s concealers as a best seller…but now…hallelujah…there’s a PRESSED version!  

The introduction, such that it is, is a wee bit long – Bye Bye Pores Pressed “It Makes Your Pores Disappear” Airbrush Silk Pressed Anti-Aging Finishing Powder – but I guess It (as in, the Company) wants to fit it all in there!  Ageless, poreless, flawless…you know, all of that.

It Cosmetics photo

It Cosmetics photo

There are so many products to choose from these days, but if you love the loose version, it is worth giving this one a try.  I personally love ANYthing that I can throw in my bag and not worry about, or that I can travel with – compacts make Life a WHOLE lot easier in that way.

It Cosmetics photo

It Cosmetics photo

The Ulta near me doesn’t tend to have new products out that quickly, so generally I see them online well before.  I would much rather try something in person, so as to see the texture, pigmentation, and finish for myself… But this is an example of something I might snag just because I know the loose works already. Loose powder is a whole lot of fun, and kind of glam…but with all the running around I do, I really appreciate when a Company presses a few! 😉

Love in a Blush

 

It Cosmetics DEFINITELY has some cult products, and honestly…they ARE worth the praise.  The Bye Bye Undereye Concealer is probably one of the most well known…and if you didn’t know, they are posting a “new” waterproof version.  As a female athlete, that’s great news! (That said, not sure if it is completely different, as the former was also touted as waterproof.) 

I think in generally the products really live up to the wear…and that is part of the issue with many other products and brands out there – They disappear after about two minutes!  If you happen to live in a warmer climate, happen to vacation somewhere warm, or heaven forbid you need coverage but want to take a yoga class…it’s like a total nightmare!  Enter long-wear and high quality cosmetics – thank you, It for delivering!

I just got an e-mail to tout one of the newbies, a brightening creme blush in “Naturally Pretty.”  The name alone appeals to me because I am ALL for natural looking – I want my skin to show, just not my exhausted circles, or random skin issues.  I think that’s what we ALL want.

So I haven’t actually tried this cutie, but the color looks amazing – often peachy shades look great on almost everyone because they mimic a natural, pinched-my-cheeks flush.  Much fun some of the colors out there can be (guilty of buying them for dance performances just because they LOOK amazing or have a great name!)…they don’t alway look natural on.  

This perk-up in a compact boasts “Peptides, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Niacin, Algae, Silk, Anti-Oxidants, and Drops of Light Technology”…so it also doubles a skin-loving “lit-from-within” glow, and who doesn’t want that too?!  

I’m eager to see reviews, because the reality is…with fair skin, you can end up looking incredibly undead without a flush of some kind.  Fortunately sports and lifting give me a reasonable glow most of the time…but when I am not active, it does make a marked difference in my seeming “peppiness.”