Reviewed by Tina
Any day of the week I would choose to conceal rather than reveal my au natural skin around the eye area. Even at the risk of concealer settling within the under-eye lines and crow’s feet, I feel naked and overexposed without good all-out camouflage coverage.
Teamine Concealer Anti-Aging Complex for Dark Circles by Revision Skincare ($60) is formulated with the newest, most advanced technology for addressing dark circles, per the company’s claim as noted on its website and product packaging. It contains clinically proven peptides, extracts, natural minerals and antioxidants to reduce the appearance of dark circles, brighten skin and provide anti-aging benefits.
After several weeks of daily use, I do notice improved texture in the under-eye area and some diffusion of medium-depth lines and wrinkles. The dark circles have diminished somewhat, but the darkness of the hollows in the socket area are still very evident. I am confident that more pronounced and visible cumulative results will be noticeable after several more weeks of use.
I love the light formula. It glides on without caking and only a very small amount to dab under each eye is needed. The coverage is decent, but not quite full enough for my liking. At 51, I am fighting with all my might and resistance to beat the ravages of time by doing whatever I can to open up, brighten and de-age the eye area. With each passing year, my eyes seem smaller and disappear into my face while gravity pulls my brows and lids downward. This affects the overall look of my eyes and the under-eye area is most vulnerable and susceptible to aging. The once-plumper padding to support them has flattened considerable, so the concealer tends to fade quickly, particularly after wearing my reading glasses and sunglasses and/or sweating after a hot flash or two! The pigment consistency is not transfer-proof, so it does rub off easily and I need to reapply it several times a day.
It does outperform many other concealers that I have used throughout the years, but I wish that it had better staying power. I think that because my skin is essentially very thin by nature, it is challenging for me to find the perfect combination of lightness with a smooth feel coupled with complete long-lasting natural coverage.
The Teamine Concealer is available in two shades: light and medium. I have been using the medium color, and it is a little too light for my medium golden complexion. It would be great if there was a wider range of color choices, including a darker and warmer medium, tan and dark.
The company recommends that the Teamine Concealer be used in conjunction with the Teamine Eye Complex cream, which is to be applied at nighttime. The formulas contain different ingredients and technology so when used together, they will provide enhanced results. This could be “the ticket” for achieving optimal one-two-punch long-term success and seeing a stunning difference after early use.
Formulated ingredients are from all over the world and include Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3; Dihydroxyl Methylchromone (DHMC), an ingredient identical to one found in Indian Rhubarb providing Retinol-like benefits without irritation; Troxerutin, an antioxidant derived from citrus plants; Brazilian ginseng; South American marapuama; white lily extract; green tea; Coenzyme Q10; vitamin E; THD ascorbate; and grape fruit extract.
My overall conclusion is that I am very hopeful that the Teamine Concealer will work its magic with prolonged use. And perhaps I will try applying a thin layer of light-reflecting setting powder over it to help keep it in place through summer and hormonal sweat, eye gear and tears.
Ingredients: Water, Glycerin, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Petrolatum, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Glyceryl Stearate, Pentylene Glycol, PEG-100 Stearate, Sorbitol, Dimethicone, Squalane, Glycyrrhiza Glabara (licorice) Root Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanyl Palmitate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Fruit Extract, Pfaffia Paniculata Root Extract, Sodium Methylesculetin Acetate, Ptychopetalum Olacoides Bark/Stem Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Tocopherol, Lecithin, Hydroxysuccinimide, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Ubiquinone, Chrysin, Dextran, Escin, Troxerutin, Lilium Candidum Flower Extract, Dihydroxymethylchromone, Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Cetyl Alcohol, Sorbitan Stearate, Laureth-7, Steareth-20, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloydimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Caffeine, Xanthan Gum, Polyacrylamide, Citric Acid, C13-14 Isoparaffin, Ammonium Polyacrylate, Silica, Potassium Sorbate, Disodium Edta, Aminomethyl Propanol, Alumina, Benzyl Alcohol, Chlorhexidine Digluconate, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides (C177491, C177492, C177499)
Teamine Concealer Anti-Aging Complex for Dark Circles- reader reviewed
ProsIngredients that may prevent, not just conceal
ConsLack of staying power
Reviewed by Tina