“Wake Up and Make Up”, this is what is on my mind every single day this year. I love to appear presentable at all times and it gives me the inner confidence and boost. My clothes, shoes and makeup has to coordinate. Though I don’t prefer loud or dark make up for work, I am at my jazzy best at events and functions. I realized that in most of my pictures, despite the best makeup, my under eyes looked dark in spite of using the best concealer. I read about few color correcting sticks on IMBB and listed down a few of them. I ended up at Sephora as I was sure to find a suitable one for my skin tone and color, as I would not be bound to a single cosmetic company there and can explore more. I picked up the Smashbox Color Correcting Stick Look Less Tired – Dark. Here, I am going to give you my views about the product.
$23.00 for 3.5gm
A collection of buildable, creamy skin tone-evening sticks to transform the complexion with precise application. Seamlessly achieve complexion perfection with Smashbox’s collection of Color Correcting Sticks, creamy sticks in an array of shades to target skin concerns. It minimizes the appearance of a late night out or reduces the look of rosacea with just a swipe of these blendable shades. The Green shade instantly reduces redness, Lavender brightens sallowness/yellowness, and the Peach (for light skin tones) and Orange (for deeper skin tones) are perfect for illuminating your skin to conceal dark circles and hyper pigmentation. Infused with moisturizing vitamin E to blur the look of fine lines and pores, they create natural-looking color when applied with foundation or concealer. Each pencil-like tip allows you to easily erase imperfections so your best skin stays looking naturally radiant.
My Experience with Smashbox Color Correcting Stick Look Less Tired – Dark:
Thanks to IMBB again for educating that color correctors exist in the world of makeup and how much they help in enhancing the makeup. A clean and clear finish gives a neat canvas to draw the beautiful colors of makeup. A concealer, foundation, powder and corrector are a must for makeup to look good and present the way it was applied. After a huge effort of eye makeup, I used to be disappointed that the makeup never showed up the way I applied it, and spent effort on it. One reason was the oily eyelids, which would crumple any best quality eye shadow that I try. After a lot of trial and error, I finally landed with one, the MAC Prep+ prime 24-hour Extended Eye base. Thanks to Kulpreet here.
Well with regard to my not so much but still there kind of dark circles, the Smashbox Color Correcting Stick Look Less Tired Dark- Orange did wonders for me. The SA at the store said that my complexion was warm toned and I had a pinkish fair complexion. She said that the orange based corrector would conceal my dark circles very well and helped me choose the right foundation, concealer along with this.
Smashbox Color Correcting Stick Look Less Tired Dark- Orange is a crayon type pencil stick that has a cap and comes along with a sharpener. The black plastic cap fits tightly. The pencil is black colored and has a little orange color at the end, which makes it easier to choose the pencil from a bunch. The sharpener that came along helps sharpen the product well with minimal wastage.
The corrector is light orange in color and is easier to apply in the areas of concern. Near the eye area, which has thin skin and is relatively sensitive, the corrector is easier to apply and blends smoothly without much of a tug or pull. It settles well in the area without looking made up. There is no greasiness or oiliness at all. A layer of concealer above this is sufficient to cover my dark circles and I am all set for the eye makeup. I have normal to dry skin tone and the concealer works really well. I haven’t found a better product than this to cover my dark circles. Despite the product being expensive, I do not mind the price at all for the excellent output that I have received. Please do not hesitate to give this a try whenever you can and see all your dark circles vanish like “Voooosh”.
Pros of Smashbox Color Correcting Stick Look Less Tired – Dark:
- Works well to cover dark circles.
- Does not settle in line or appear cakey.
- Gives good coverage to dark circles and other pigmentation.
- Easy to use and blend.
- Stays intact for a long time.
- Suitable for travel.
Cons of Smashbox Color Correcting Stick Look Less Tired – Dark:
- Availability could be an issue.
IMBB Rating: 5/5
Do I Recommend/ Repurchase Smashbox Color Correcting Stick Look Less Tired – Dark?
Yes to both.
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