Skin Care

By Kate Harvie

In my nearly twenty years in the makeup industry, I am loathe to believe superlative claims such as “no dark circles…ever!” and “you’ll never break out again.” L’Oreal Youth Code BB Cream made me a believer in the effectiveness and visual impact of BB Cream. And just in time for the Fall fashion season, CC Cream is about to descend upon us and all skin types can rejoice.

BB Creams, or “Beauty Balms”, are somewhat dense and not ideal for oily and acne-prone skins. They’re intended to impart radiance and hydration and include sunscreen, working as multi-tasking foundation replacements or primers.

CC Creams, also known as “Color Control” and “Color Correction” creams, have a light texture and their endgame is to improve and balance the tone of skin. Ideal for those with oilier complexions, CC Creams are for those who want to improve discoloration and want their faces to look healthy and complete. People who seek full coverage will want to use stick or deeply pigmented foundations.

Multi-taskers like many complexion products, CC Creams protect skin from the sun, brighten, and balance. Olay, CHANEL, and Rachel K will be available mid-October.

We’ll be testing them shortly. Check back with BeautyNewsNYC and we’ll let you know how
they rate.

This light hydrating cream contains CC pigments and transforms during application to immediately and visibly create perfect-looking skin. The complexion looks even, fresh and luminous. The skin feels ...
Redness-Prone Sensitive Skin Rosaliac Cc Cream Broad Spectrum Spf 30 Innovation, Universal Shade The 1St Time Bb Meets Blur.&Nbsp; Instant Correction For Blemish-Prone Skin.&Nbsp; Developed Wi...
Brand: La Roche-PosayMerchant: Walgreens
Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Tone Correcting UV Moisturizer, Light to Med This CC Cream Provides Instant Coverage Total Effects fights 7 signs of aging: 3 3 Fine lines and wrinkles: Reduces the appearanc...
Brand: Olay Total EffectsMerchant: Walgreens
Originally published September 2012
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