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Dr. Jart Tiger Grass Camo Drops

What under-caffeinated, sleep-deprived mom wouldn't love to quickly blur redness and uneven skin tone via one tiny addition to her morning routine? I certainly couldn't resist the temptation of a product that seemed to promise to do just that without (and I cannot emphasize this enough), adding much time to my morning routine. I've got three breakfasts to fix, two lunches to pack, two sleepy boy to wake up, and an unpredictable baby. Time is the one thing I don't have.
Enter Dr. Jart's Tiger Grass Camo Drops. Essentially, they act like a color corrector in liquid form. After giving the bottle a good shake, I squeezed out 2 drops onto my fingertips. The drops start out green (makes sense for redness cancelling), and then turn to beige as you blend them into your skin. Here's where I ran into a couple of issues. First, my skin is oily at baseline. Adding the Dr. Jart drops after my serum, but before my mattefier and SPF, resulted in mega-shine for me. If you have dry skin, this could translate to a lovely glow; for oily skin, not so much. Second, the fact that it turns from green to "beige" was alarming because it is in fact beige; so if you have warmer undertones to your skin, you are in for some flashback.

While I was sincerely hoping this would be one of those quick, easy, fixes for uneven skin tone, for me it's not that beneficial. My skin is "dewy" (read: shiny) from the moment I wake up; I really don't need an additional glow factor. And while the color correction was great for my red areas, I felt rather mime-like after blending it in all over.


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