TimeBalm Concealer its a very smooth blendable and gives great coverage for undereyes and acne!
its thick and lastes all day if you put a powder over to fix it! they say its an anti-wrinkle cream concealer that you can wear at night to bed but that part i dont really trust since it is makeup and makeup clogs pores! so i dont plan on sleeping with it on.
TimeBalm comes with a little sponge that fits into the pot so you can carry it around/has no mirror, but i still use a brush since if i use my fingers my nails scoop up concealer cuz the pot is pretty deep! im almost done with my first pot of timebalm in light/medium and ive loved it! the color match is amazing and doesnt turn orange like MACs with time...
I should start off by saying I have horrible dark circles under my eyes, and I can never find a concealer that works. They either don't cover my circles, or fade away during the day. I've been using Clinique All About Eyes, which is a great concealer, but I've been looking for something better. I picked this up at Sephora and I love everything about it. The pot is the perfect size to dip my finger or sponge, and the coverage is great. It is perfectly creamy and covers my dark circles very nicely. I use this after my foundation and set it with powder and it lasts all day for me. The only downside for me is that it kind of settles into my fine lines under my eyes right after I apply it, so I have to wait a minute and then smooth it out and blend it and then quickly set it.
I went to Sephora looking for a new concealer and the sales associate suggested this. She said that it was their most popular one. I came home, immediately checked MUA , and saw that it had great reviews. But after trying it, I can't figure out what all the hype is about. This stuff is way too thick and dry for me. A couple hours after applying, it settles into creases and fine lines. It also seems to magnify any dryness. I really, really tried to like this concealer, but I ended up having to return it to Sephora. Make Up For Ever's Lift Concealer is a million times better.
I've used this for a week and have come to the conclusion that while this concealer is okay, it isn't HG material. I usually pat this on with my ring finger after moisturizing with an eye cream, as it gives the concealer a bit more slip - otherwise, it's very waxy and thick feeling and difficult to spread. I find the packaging cheap (clear plastic) but it's handy since you'll always know how much product you have. I am NC30 in Mac, 1.2/2.0 light in Bare Escentuals, Nars Budapest, and Golden Light in Everyday Minerals and used Light. This was an okay match but not perfect - it was a bit on the grey side and it was really obvious where I had applied it under my eyes. To be honest, my circles were better concealed with a light dusting of mineral makeup. Also, my waterproof mascara began smudging badly after I started using this concealer, so overall the cons outweigh the pros and I won't be repurchasing.
I have tried everything on the market and the man at sephora convinced me it would stay on....uh no. About 10 mins after I applied it with a concealer brush it disappeared.
Like many others, I was hoping to really like this product! I have pretty bad dark circles and had read rave reviews about this product. Unfortunately, I have tried it with and without a moisturizer, but I just can't get it to look smooth. It always manages to look thick and cakey. I even tried a super heavy lotion but it still looks horrible. Maybe if you have really smooth skin under your eyes this product would work. Also, definitely set it with a powder as well to prevent creasing.
I wanted SO bad to love this product. I had a Sephora SA make me a sample of the lightest color, intending to use it as an undereye concealer. It covered WONDERFULLY. I was SO happy with it. Unfortunately, when I got home, it had settled into my creases (I don't have many since I'm only 22), and had slid around and ended up looking kinda like lizard scales. I skipped the undereye cream the next day, but same thing. I usually use LM secret brightening powder, but tried skipping that too; creasing was even worse. I went as far as to try UDPP under, but no help.
I think that this will work for those people who don't have creasing problems around oily eyes. Unfortunately, for me, the search continues.
This product is excellent! I have fair skin so the Light is a bit darker than I'd like, but it covers so well and blends seamlessly I don't think the difference from my complexion is even noticeable to others. I use it under my eyes, any red areas, and on blemishes, and it never seems to make those trouble spots worse. It's not cheap, but one pot has actually lasted me over a year and I use it daily in multiple places on my face.
I've been using this a couple days and so far I'm impressed. I wear BE 3.2 Fairly Light foundation. The TimeBalm Light is just a little too dark in early summer, but should be just right after a few weeks of sun. I will switch to the Lighter than Light for winter. It covers my dark undereye circles really well and stayed on through an afternoon of hiking, which I didn't expect. I think the ladies who are disappointed with it settling into fine lines are hoping this concealer will replace a good eye cream - but no concealer will do that. Always put on eye cream and let it sink in for a few minutes before applying concealer. I never use anything other than BE Bisque or foundation to cover acne, since everything else makes it worse. I actually like the sponge, although I do re-blend with a fingertip. The clear plastic pot is quite deep and I may have trouble with it as time goes on - I have fairly long acrylic nails and it's often a challenge to get products out of pots. I'm hoping the sponge will eliminate that problem.
I am on my second pot of this and absolutely love it. It does blend in seamlessly and doesn't seem to cake or settle. Plus it has all the anti aging benefits! Will repurchase again and again....am also thinking about using as foundation.