Wednesday, December 9, 2009

My Eve Pearl Magic Salmon Concealer Eye

My Eve Pearl black Friday purchase came in yesterday and of course I couldn't wait to test this concealer out as I have heard many great things about it.

I was quite pleasantly surprised at the size of this item as the picture on their site looked so small. In comparison to a MAC shadow you can see just how generous the size of this tri colored concealer is.




The consistency is super creamy and I noticed that a little bit goes a long way.



I have to be honest and say that I'm not too sure if the 3 different colors are for different skintones which will come in handy for clients but I kinda just used them all this morning and this is how it turned out.

Step 1: My bare eye! Nothing on it but moisturizer and primer.. you can see like many I suffer from dark circles and lids.



Step 2: I applied the light and middle shade first and then applied the darkest shade on top under the eye and on the lids.



Step 3: I applied my normal concealer Mac's studio sculpt in NC30 just because I wanted even more coverage...



Step 4: I finished off with a dusting of my Mac Mineralized Skin Finish Powder in Medium Dark
(not sure why the image color is different there was no tweaking done probably just the way the flash went off!)



Step 5: Applied a simple makeup look and this is the final look.
For those curious I applied Mac shadow in Shroom to the entire lid up to the brow bone and Annabelle's navy waterproof liner to the lash line and smudged it a bit, Joe Fresh pencil liner in white to lower water line and finally CoverGirl LashBlast mascara in very black.



You can see that the difference between step 1 the bare eye and step 5 the finished look is significant. I really shouldn't have added my Mac concealer on top of the Eve Pearl so I could test this out properly but I wasn't thinking that early!

I will have to keep an eye on the darkness under my eyes over the day but so far so good!

What I liked:
  • the creamy consistency
  • the size of the compact
  • the fact that I got this item at 50% off!
  • the 3 different shades
  • the coverage
  • no cakeyness (so far)
  • the orange color seems to hide the dark purple/blue of the circles
What I disliked:
  • The regular price of this item at $50.00 usd
Conclusion:
Since I have only had this product on for about 3 hours I want to hold off on my conclusion until later in the day. I will update this section tonight so check back for my final review!

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4 comments:

M :) on December 9, 2009 at 3:44 PM said...

That looks really nice. Thanks for the review! :)

Ms.Jenn on December 9, 2009 at 7:54 PM said...

Peach concealers always save the day!
Great post!

lelo on December 10, 2009 at 3:44 PM said...

i gotta look into that

Janine • imabeautygeek.com on December 15, 2009 at 5:57 PM said...

Omigoodness, those are your natural lashes with just a lick of mascara, aren't they. I'm so jealous.

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