Take Your Color Correction in the Right Direction- The Best CC Cream for Acne-Prone SkinHere are some CC creams suitable for acne-prone skin.
Redness, blemishes, pits, and scarring may make you feel like they are the only things people see when they look at you. There are literally thousands of products on the market to cleanse, treat, and cover acne blemishes and their scars, making it hard to know which ones to trust. Worse yet, if you overtreat or use too many products to conceal it, it can make your acne worse! Are you confused by the alphabet soup of concealing products on the market? You're not alone! Let your friends here at Cherie find the best cc cream for acne-prone skin.The ABCs of CC CreamsCC cream is also known as color control, color correction, or color concealer cream. It is applied to problem areas on the skin to reduce redness, sallowness, and even out skin tone. They differ from regular concealers, foundations, and BB creams because they are lighter in the formulation and have a more whipped appearance. This means you will get more mileage from them because only a small amount is needed. This makes them ideal for users with oily skin and helps to prevent additional breakouts. Though results may vary, regular use generally results in a reduction of skin discoloration over a 6-8-week period. Users may find that options to match skin coloring may be somewhat limited, however, and will need to mix and match with a foundation to achieve the best coverage.Cherie’s Directions for Color Correction1. Know your tone before you own- prevent a poor color match by knowing your skin tone before you purchase your product. Consulting an expert at your favorite cosmetics counter may give you a helpful second opinion. 2. Spend your dollars, but use some sense- there is a wide range of options for cc creams on the market. To settle your sticker shock, give the drugstore options a try to help you narrow down what it is you are looking for, then graduate to higher-end options. 3. Your cc should be oil-free- for people with acne, oil-free options prevent further breakouts. If possible, look for products that are also additive, fragrance, and paraben-free as well. 4. Say yes to SPF- look for formulas that have an SPF of at least 30 to help prevent discoloration from sunspots, wrinkles, and other sun damage. 5. Make your cc cream double-team- look for products that have other skincare benefits to minimize the number of other skin treatments you currently use. These include moisturizers, pore minimizers, and formulas that reduce fine lines and wrinkles. The less you use on your skin, the less likely you are to develop acne breakouts. 6. Keep your skin squeaky clean with regular hygiene- before you apply your cc cream, don’t forget to cleanse, exfoliate, moisturize, and tone. This ensures it will cling to your skin for all-day coverage. It will not be as effective on oily, dirty skin. 7. Remember, use your cc sparingly! Use only what you need for adequate coverage to prevent cosmetics-induced acne. 8. Let your fingers do the walking- your fingers are the best tools to distribute the product- make sure your hands are clean before applying. Brushes or sponges may also be used. The CCs You Need to See (See)Physician’s Formula Super CC ($17)This product uses all the colors of the rainbow to give you one even one. One of the more affordable options, this formula uses a combination of green, yellow, and pink pigments to reduce redness and increase warmth and radiance. Fans love that it spreads easily, that only a small amount is needed, and that it doesn’t sink into fine lines.
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PHYSICIANS FORMULASuper CC Color-Correction + Care Powder SPF30Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream Hydrating Colour Corrector Broad Spectrum SPF 30 ($39.50)Ah, Clinique, always a reliable standby. This formula works best for dry to normal skin. The color range is very limited, but fans loved the “dewy” look it gave them. Though a bit thicker than the other options here, users with dry skin love its moisturizing and plumping qualities.Supergoop Daily Correct CC Cream ($36.00)What's that in the sky? It's a bird; it's a plane…It's…a terrible joke about a great product. Supergoop uses Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids along with apple extract to tone and reduce the hyperpigmentation that often accompanies acne. Fans love that it lasts all day, stands up to sweat, and can be layered with other products without further breakouts. The color range, however, is very limited. Juice Beauty Stem Cellular CC Cream ($40.56)Containing aloe vera, jojoba, shea butter, vitamins B5, C, and E, Juice Beauty’s cc cream is like a smoothie for your face! This product is ecologically friendly, certified cruelty-free and organic, and contains SPF 30-40. Users love its rich hydration, anti-aging factors, and the healing and anti-inflammation properties of zinc oxide.
JUICE BEAUTYSTEM CELLULAR CC CreamIT Your Skin But Better CC+ ($39)This formula does everything but your laundry! It provides full coverage, anti-aging hydration, SPF 50, and a 12-shade variety of colors. Users describe it as having a cooling effect, providing excellent all-day coverage, lightweight, and wonderful for both sensitive and aging skin because of its plumping qualitiesErborian CC Crème ($44.00)Fans of this product often use the word “magic” when they describe its effects. Is it witchcraft, or is it the combination of healing zinc oxide and antioxidants? Either way, it can be used for all skin types, has SPF 25, and users describe reduced pores, softer skin, and more radiant skin after a month.
erborianCC CrèmeDo you have something you already love that we haven’t included here? Check out our app and let us know about it! For more information on the latest and greatest beauty products on the market today, download Cherie’s app and check out our articles and reviews.
Black Owned Makeup Look
So I decided to use the products I pictured in my first photo (minus my highlight shade and lipstick) I used the #Ace Beaute - Nostalgia Palette[products]#[FiveStars] for my entire eye look. I definitely enjoyed these products. My only advice is to shake the UOMA BEAUTY - Say What?! Foundation before use (because it can come out watery) but the coverage is absolutely flawless. I was shocked with the consistency the coverage I got. What’s your favorite black owned brands? (I do not own right to the song)
HOLY GRAIL SPF 🌞🌞🌞
Okay guys as I have said before I am guilty of rarely ever wearing sunscreen. I just never liked the feel of it on my skin. I always felt like it made me greasy & clogged my pores. However, once I heard about this product I was very intrigued. NIOD - Survival 30 It actually isn’t sold in the United States for some reason so I had to purchase it on a UK website. (Beauty Bay) It is an antioxidant serum with SPF 30. At first, it appears to be tinted but it’s actually not. On NIOD’s website they state: “The slight tinted appearance is derived from the active technologies including Lutein, Fractionated Melanin and Pycnogenol.” It blends in with your skin so easily & does not leave a white cast like some other SPF products. However this serum literally makes my skin tone soo even & perfect! It also contains silicone so it completely smooths over my pores. AND besides all that great stuff, it’s a mineral sunscreen! So it protects against environmental & lifestyle issues. Like UV rays, blue light, etc. I have never loved a product as much as this one! I literally cannot believe how good my skin looks while using this stuff! For a 30ml bottle, I paid $33 on the Beauty Bay site. For me, that is completely worth it! It comes in this adorable packaging & pretty glass bottle. It also has a pump dispenser & squirts out the perfect amount for a single use! I really can’t recommend this stuff enough guys! It’s wonderful!! @cherie@Cheriebeauty@CheriePick
Drunk Elephant- The Littles 🐘
I won this cute little kit in a raffle & I couldn’t be more thankful! I have always wanted to try these products but never wanted to spend the money on all of them incase I didn’t like them! Inside this kit are the following products: DRUNK ELEPHANT - Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser Deluxe Sample DRUNK ELEPHANT - B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum DRUNK ELEPHANT - Protini Polypeptide Cream DRUNK ELEPHANT - C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream DRUNK ELEPHANT - T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Resurfacing Night Serum DRUNK ELEPHANT - C-Firma Vitamin C Day Serum DRUNK ELEPHANT - Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil DRUNK ELEPHANT - Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30 That’s literally a whole skincare routine! So far I started out my day with one of Drunk Elephants infamous “Face Smoothies” I washed my face with Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser & then combined C-Firma Day Serum, Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil, & Protini Polypeptide Cream together on my mixing trey with a disposable skincare spatula! I applied it all over my face & neck. Once that absorbed, I applied Umbra Tinte Daily Defense SPF 30 over my face & neck & was done! I love how the kit comes with steps to walk you through different routines you can use in the morning or at night! I will do a follow up review after I have used all the products for a few weeks! But so far, my skin feels & looks great! I have been breaking out lately & haven’t felt the best about my skin so I really needed this pick me up!! Thank you for reading! You guys are the best!! ❤️ @cherie@Cheriebeauty@CheriePick
Stay Young Forever? ✨
That’d be great right? Well in taking those steps, I definitely recommend these amazing serums. I was gifted the: Intoxicated Cosmetics: Snake Serum Bee Serum Snail Serum I started using the Snail Serum last night first and wow did I notice a difference. The Snail Serum mainly targets dryness. I used this in place of my usual night time serum and boy did I notice a difference. I N G R E D I E N T S : All Serums contain: ✨Niacinamide Bee Serum: Bee Venom Plant Based Stem Cells Royal Epigen Snake Serum Snake Venom Green & White Tea Extract Peptides Snail Serum Snail Peptide Hyadisine Echinacea Moronga Oil Extract I definitely will try the other serums in my routine as I get used to the Snail Serum but so far my skin is definitely happy. What serum would you like to try?
Clear Hydrated Skin The Clean Way✨
Staying in the trend of clean beauty, I have found an amazing product to add to my everyday routine. Odacité SKINCARE - Blue Aura Cleansing Water This is a cleansing water that is marketed to use in place of your cleanser for a “quick” clean. When looking for a good cleansing water, you want one that is hydrating and gets your face clean. Keep in mind not all cleansing waters are designed to clean makeup (I highly recommend a cleansing balm and cleanser). About This Brand: ✨Vegan ✨Cruelty Free ✨Certified Organic ✨ NO: Fillers | Parabens | Nanoparticles | Petrochemicals | PEG | Synthetic perfumes | Dyes | Phenoxyethanol. This cleansing water is so hydrating and satisfying to use. It smells very fresh and a little goes a long way. What is very important to me is my dry spot aren’t tight or irritated. I have been using this day and night and have seen amazing results acne and skin barrier wise. I included this in my routine after a regular cleanser and before my serums. So essentially, I use this as a “toner”. I do this to clean up anything my cleanse left behind, or the cleanser itself. INGREDIENTS: ✨Tumeric: Amazing for hyperpigmentation and overall skin brightness ✨Holy Basil: I drink the tea and can vouch this is an amazing adaptogen that can overall benefit every aspect of your life. It combats aging and free radical damage. ✨Neem: great anti aging ingredient that helps protects your skin barrier. ✨Aloe Vera Juice: this is great for your skin barrier overall. It hydrated, protects and brightens. I highly recommend this cleansing water and it is on sale for $9 at Boxycharm Pop Up 🥰🥰
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