Thursday, March 20th, 2008

theBalm timeBalm Concealer ($17.00) is a combo product that includes anti-wrinkle properties within a concealer. It comes in six shades ranging from fair complexions to tan complexions, which is important when you want to appeal to a broad audience. I found that the product worked decently, but the packaging was not my cup of tea. It is merely a clear plastic screw-top jar that feels very “DIY” rather than a product that is available at major retailers like Sephora.

What is good is that I didn’t find that this concealer settled into any of the subtle lines underneath my eyes and blends seamlessly with my regular foundation. I didn’t really dig the included sponge, just because it was so flimsy and small that it was too much work in order to use. I found a concealer brush worked a lot better, and then I used a buffer brush to blend everything together. The product itself easily dries out if you aren’t careful about your jar top being on tightly, but it concealed my dark circles and light acne scars well, but

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8 thoughts on “theBalm – timeBalm Concealer Review

  1. Angel

    I have been looking for a good concealer to wear under my bareminerals foundation, what would you recommend?

  2. Janelle

    I love this concealer! I use it everyday under my Everyday Minerals foundation & it works like a charm. I’m glad to see a review on it here, Christine!

  3. jes

    i love theBalm! i have their hot mama shadow/blush and i have “no money, no honey” overshadow.. both super awesome products that have a few different uses

  4. jes

    yes, i believe it is.. i got it cause they were all out of bloom’s rosebud blush. it was certainly fate!

  5. Hi Christine,
    I really want to get this concealer but I have to buy it online since they don’t sell it in Turkey. If it’s possible can you swatch the colors please, so I can decide which color I should get.. Thank you so much.