My favorites from…….IT Cosmetics

Just in case you’re not familiar with IT cosmetics-and some people aren’t….here’s a snippet or two from their website:

IT Cosmetics® works with leading plastic surgeons to infuse cutting edge anti-aging technology into truly innovative, high performance color cosmetics. A favorite line of both celebrities and beauty editors, IT Cosmetics has several award-winning products and has been featured in hundreds of leading magazines and television shows.

The company’s founder, a Ms. Jamie Kern-Lima shares a personal letter on the website as well:

If there is a beauty issue that troubles you, most likely I suffer from it too and I pour my heart and soul into creating truly innovative, truly effective products that solve problems and truly make your life easier and better! Plus all of your It Cosmetics products are developed with plastic surgeons and infused with amazing ingredients that make you look and feel your most beautiful at the same time! That’s what It Cosmetics is all about, and I am so happy, blessed and honored to welcome you to the It Family!”

My favorites from IT cosmetics

My favorites from IT cosmetics

Although it frustrates me that IT cosmetics isn’t more widely available in Canada, I’m glad I have the ability to order from The Shopping Channel.  I haven’t tried the entire line but certainly have dabbled in enough of it!  Please see below for my favorites and enjoy!

Celebration Foundation

Celebration Foundation

One of the few foundations to get my ‘Holy Grail’ stamp of approval. I normally shy away from powder foundations-even the mineral ones as I’m afraid they will emphasize all my skin “sins”-fine lines, large pores.  I’m not sure why, but this one doesn’t do that. EVER. It has the best coverage ever-medium to full (if you build it).  Of course, it says it has all sorts of anti-aging ingredients and peptides in it and perhaps that assists. All I know is that this foundation really does it for me. It’s wonderful, applies incredibly well and has a natural finish.   Suprisingly it’s also creamy which I’ve never seen in a powder foundation.  If you’re considering purchasing this foundation, I’d recommend purchasing the brush that accompanies the foundation as it will truly make a difference in end result.

Hello Light anti-aging creme illuminator

Hello Light anti-aging creme illuminator

I still consider myself fairly new to highlighting and using highlight.  However, in my brief ‘experimentation’ period, I have come to the conclusion that creme illuminators are preferable.  They don’t settle into lines and tend to look more natural.  This product contains collagen and silk, which are ‘good’ ingredients for the skin.  I dab it onto my cheeks, down the bridge of the nose and on the forehead.

Vitality Brightening Disc

Vitality Brightening Disc

One thing that can be said for the majority of IT cosmetics products are that they are a fantastic value in addition to being quality.  The Vitality brightening disc is no exception.  While the bronzer is slightly too dark for me, the formula is soft and silky.  I tend to use the blush and highlight more.  The only issue I have with this product is size as it’s not exactly purse friendly BUT due to size and quality of products, I’ll overlook a minor detail such as that.  Again, I highly recommend purchasing the brush that goes along with this.

Brow power universal brow pencil

Brow power universal brow pencil

I’m not skilled with my eyebrows…and I’m still saying this after taking specific classes on eyebrows and using many different products (pencils, fibers, wax, gel).  I still rely on a pencil to do most of the work and this is one I reach for often.  It has a spoolie on one end and an angled pencil on the other.  The color matches well and if I fill like I need more ‘filling in’ , I just press harder.  Staying power is impressive but if you rub your eyebrows hard enough, it will come off…..most people I know don’t do that.

Tightline

Tightline

Another IT cosmetics product that has earned Holy Grail status with me is the Tightline full lash length black primer.   It’s so popular, I can’t find anything about it on the website!  I use this in place of tightlining my upper water line with a pencil.  I used to tightline with a pencil and 2 hours later, my liner had traveled down onto my lower lash line, tear duct and under my eye.  Since the raccoon look is SO out this season (and every other one), I use the micro brush that comes with this product to darken the base of my lashes and create fullness and a more ‘awake’ look.

IMG_3266Check out that brush!  It will grab the base of your lashes and make them look nice and dark-exactly what I want for a more ‘awake’ and bigger eye look!

And finally, last but not least…..

Vitality Lip Flush

Vitality Lip Flush

This product looks clear but when applied to lips, turns a bespoke shade of pink.  While the color shade technology isn’t new, the IT Cosmetics version also boasts anti-aging, hydrating, and stain properties.  And they hold up!  This is my 2nd purchase of this product and I absolutely love it.

Check out IT cosmetics:

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*For Canadians wanting to purchase IT cosmetics, please see the Shopping Channel.

 

 

 

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