It Cosmetics CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream is a new undereye concealer from It Cosmetics that’s launching with the QVC January Today’s Special Value on the 19th. I was quite excited about the launch of CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream but a little worried that it might be a newly packaged version of the very popular It Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye Concealer!
Mind you, I wouldn’t mind a newly packaged version of Bye Bye since it is one my favorite concealers but honestly, knowing the brand’s track record with creating fantastic concealers product I was just excited about trying something new and not something repackaged!
Let’s take a look!
As you may know from my prior post, It Cosmetics is launching a QVC Today’s Special Value on January 19th entitled New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin that includes five full size products and one of which is the new It Cosmetics CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream. This set features a newly packaged compact version of It Cosmetics CC+ Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream so I automatically assumed that perhaps the new Eye Color Correcting Cream would just be a newly packaged version of Bye Bye Concealer. It is not, it’s an entirely newly formulated concealer product that’s unlike Bye Bye.
It Cosmetics CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream weights in at 0.33 oz. This is interesting because although the tube looks smaller than Bye Bye Undereye but it actually contains more product (0.28 oz). It also has an SPF 50 (9.0% titanium dioxide and 6.3% zinc oxide) which is something Bye Bye does not have.
This comes with an attached slanted applicator which acts like a cold spoon for your eyes. You can squeeze the tube and apply with the attached slanted tip. The applicator has a nice cooling effect under eyes as you apply. Unfortunately, I dislike applying concealer using applicators like this as it tends to make a patchy mess. The best bet is to take advantage of the cooling applicator and smoothing the concealer into place by gently swiping the metal tip back and fourth under eyes and proceeding to blend out after with your finger tip for a smoother appearance. Personally the applicator is lovely and feels quite nice under my eyes but I prefer squeezing a small amount of concealer onto my concealer brush and apply using this method.
The formula is gorgeous. It’s quite hydrating and has a creamier texture that’s considerably less emollient and not nearly as thick as Bye Bye. It thins out considerably as you apply and has a nice light feel with sheer to almost medium coverage. Honestly, it could probe a little disappointing if you’re expecting it to be as crazy pigmented as Bye Bye because unfortunately it is not. However, it brightens up the eye area beautifully and will conceal puffiness, finer lines, and minor dark circles (for super dark circles I’d recommend Bye Bye’s more concentrated formula). I love Bye Bye but realize it’s a bit too thick and heavy for some so I do think that if you dislike Bye Bye you’ll be very happy with the formulation of CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream. It’s much lighter in consistency, blends a little more easily, and has a nice hydrating feel. I had no issues with it creasing into my finer lines and it wears just as strongly as Bye Bye at around 8 hours without fading when set with powder. Just a warning, if you’re sensitive it it does have a lemon-y fresh fragrance that’s pretty strong.
It Cosmetics CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream Swatches (Light)
It Cosmetics CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream Swatches (Blended Out) (Light)
I don’t love the packaging but It Cosmetics CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream proves a refreshing change from my heavier Bye Bye Concealer formula. This is light, sheerer, but still wears long while brightening up my eye area and giving them a flawless less tired appearance!
If you love Bye Bye you might find the pigmentation disappointing on as this is not nearly as concentrated. However, if you’ve always desired a lighter less emollient version of Bye Bye I’m thinking you’ll love CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream!
It will be available exclusively in the New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin set that launches on QVC.com on January 19th!