I’m not gonna lie, color correcting scares me. Putting green, red, or purple anywhere but my eyelids sounds like a recipe for disaster. However, I did want to try out the trend but in a more subtle way. The Becca Undereye Brightening Corrector seemed like the perfect way to try it out with little room to mess up—but how well does it work?
First of all, I was drawn in by the packaging. Becca always has sophisticated but beautiful packaging and this little corrector is no exception. The lid is a metallic rose gold color with the Becca logo on it. The little pot is glass and it feels high-end. The product inside is tightly secured but I really dislike using a jar. It feels unsanitary to me. However, I understand the need for it because the product inside is too solid to in a standard doe-foot concealer tube or a squeeze tube.
My corrector looks a bit wack because I left my makeup bag in my car one day and it melted. The container was slightly tipped so it all melted to one side and ruined its good looks. The product is still usable, even if it doesn’t look nice anymore (Blogger probs).
The product itself has a creamy consistency that almost feels sticky, which can make it hard to blend. You can use either a brush or your finger. I want to use a brush but the product warms up when you use a finger and then it blends better, so I usually suck it up and pick up a tiny bit with my finger.
This corrector is a pale pink/peach shade that has a luminosity to it. It claims to be a universal corrector but personally I think this would be far too pale for medium or deep skin tones. For my fair skin, however, it’s a great corrector as red/orange shades are usually too dark!
I like that I can use this product on its own without layering another concealer over it, which you have to do with most correctors just to cover up the color. The Becca Undereye brightening corrector doesn’t have a ton of coverage to it but it does a great job at brightening the undereye area and neutralizing dark circles. If you have severe darkness, this probably won’t be enough on its own and I would recommend using another concealer or a more peachy-toned corrector. Thankfully my dark circles aren’t too full-on so I find that this product does a lot for me. Also, because it’s so luminous I think it would make a great cream highlighter!
I haven't experienced any creasing with this product but to be fair, I've never had a concealer crease on me before and I don't think my undereye area is prone to creasing.
For me, I think this is worth the money but I suggest trying it out instore to see if it would work for your specific needs. I think only a small spectrum of people would find this beneficial and I’m happy that I fit into it, but I can’t recommend to everyone it if it isn’t truly a universal shade and formula.
What do you think of this product and correctors in general?