February 7, 2014

Sephora CC Eye Cream Concealer Review & Swatches

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Sephora CC Eye Cream Concealer

I’m always slightly wary of products like Sephora CC Eye Cream + Concealer simply because they combine too many benefits into one formula. If you recall earlier last year I tried out a product similar to Sephora CC Eye Cream from Ole Henriksen entitled Perfect Truth CC Eye Creme which I wasn’t terribly impressed with.

I sorta kinda feel the same about Sephora CC Eye Cream Concealer.

Sephora CC Eye Cream Concealer promises a complete eye cream as well as coverage in one formula. I’ve used it for two weeks myself so the claims of it minimizing the appearance of dark circles, puffiness, and smoothing fine lines I can’t really speak of as maybe, over time, it will do just that but thus far I’m not terribly impressed.

This comes in a single universal shade that adapts to any skintone but honestly, that likely isn’t happening. It’s a soft beige at first application but lightens to a creamy ivory on my skin tone after application. I find the texture pleasant but not moisturizing enough as an eye cream particularly because I have drier eyes. It applies easily without tugging and has a soft satiny finish that doesn’t crease into finer lines. Unfortunately, it’s too sheer to act as a concealer and the CC, color correcting, benefits aren’t all that great for minimizing the appearance of dark circles.

Sephora CC Eye Cream Concealer might be a good starting point for very young eyes that don’t need a ton of coverage. Unfortunately aging eyes, drier eyes, and eyes in need of good coverage won’t like this formula. Unfortunately this doesn’t provide adequate moisture if you have drier eyes and it isn’t pigmented enough for those pesky dark circles or tired eyes. As of now the formula brightens slightly, wears a solid five hours without creasing, but doesn’t do much to improve upon issues that concern me like concealing, moisture, or even treating puffiness.

Sephora CC Eye Cream swatches

Sephora CC Eye Cream Concealer swatches

It’s a nice idea combining the benefits of an eye cream with a concealer but unfortunately I think eye cream and concealers are one trick ponies with benefits that can’t really be combined in most cases. Although a good idea Sephora CC Eye Cream Concealer isn’t for someone like me! I need a richer eye cream and more concealer coverage unfortunately. But if you desire lighter coverage and eye cream you might just like this.

Available now at Sephora and Sephora.com.

Sephora CC Eye Cream Concealer3

I purchased this item and I receive a small commission if you shop using the links in this post.

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Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • Christine

    Just a thought: They need to have more eye creams and eye products with SPF in it.

    This just looks like a tinted moisturizer packaged as a CC. They jumped on the CC cream wagon and just repackaged it. Seems like tinted mositizers became BB creams and now are CC creams.

  • Ryou

    Hi Musey, any particular (sheer-ish) concealer you’d suggest for touching up during the day?

    • Isabella Muse

      some of the new Physicians Formula BB Concealer click pens are really nice for touch ups!

  • Blythe

    I an so happy your review all these new makeup items. I was going to buy this one but after reading your blog I can see if would never work for me.

    Both the color and I do need more moisture around my eyes too!

    Thank you for saving me some money.

    Just an idea. If you’ve never reviewed Dermdoctor DD cream, I wish you’d try it. I have had such good results! Makes my skin so smooth.

    • Isabella Muse

      my pleasure blythe glad it helped 🙂 I’ll check into it as I really enjoy DermDoctor!

  • Iris

    That’s too bad it doesn’t totally cover under eye circles. I may try it anyway, as I have slight undereye circles and the price point is alright.

  • yele

    oooh may be worth a try! I always use eye cream under my concealer anyway so I don’t mind that. now if it stays on all day without creasing, this will do 🙂 anyone else give it a shot?