CC creams, or color correcting creams, are part of the growing alphabet soup of face creams, and they’re all about, that's right, complexion correction. CC creams started cropping up in the afterglow of the BB cream craze, and it seems women can’t get enough of them.

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But are you using the right one? Here are a few tips for spotting the perfect CC cream for you.


Since CC creams tend to be thinner than BB creams, look for how much coverage the product will give you. If you’re thinking sheer, many CC creams on the market will fit the bill; if not, look for thicker varieties such as the L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift CC Cream.


The name of the game for CC creams is to provide redness color relief, so read up on the packaging to make sure yours promises to deliver. For example, La Roche-Posay Rosaliac CC Cream SPF 30 is a great option for reducing redness.


Since many people wear CC creams as the base, or even only, layer on skin, look for one that moisturizes. You’ll want to a cream that works overtime to prevent thirsty skin.

What’s your favorite CC cream? 
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