CC cream is a great alternative for days when you want just a little coverage with a lightweight, fresh finish. They are more hydrating and even though lightweight they have more staying power than foundations.
The CC stands for color correcting which means that it will even out your skin tone and eliminate dark spots, scars, and redness minus the caking and flaking. We consider them a hybrid for makeup and skincare in one since they pack sun protection and anti-aging benefits.
We have rounded some of the best CC creams with different formulas from high end to drugstore. No matter the skin type you have, these creams will help you achieve that flawless skin in one easy step.
It Cosmetics Your Skin but Better CC Cream
This cream serves as a full-coverage foundation, SPF 50+ sunscreen, brightening color corrector, hydrating serum, poreless finish primer, dark spot concealer, and moisturizing day cream all in one! It helps diffuse the appearance of dark spots, redness, hyperpigmentation, and other skin imperfections. When you apply it feels like you’re protected from the sun without that horrible greasy feel. It’s light on the skin and stays on without caking or flaking.
bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream
This gel CC cream is boosted with botanicals and coconut-derived ingredients that help to replenish, nourish, and condition thirsty skin. It gives the skin an instant burst of hydration upon application with a light, cooling sensation. The cream protects with broad-spectrum SPF 30 non-chemical sunscreen. It provides buildable, sheer-to-medium coverage which leaves you with a refreshing feeling. It goes on smoothly, it looks natural and stays on all day.
Thrive Causemetics Buildable Blur CC Cream
This multitasking color-correcting cream blurs and diffuses skin imperfections with a buildable sheer to full coverage and SPF 35 protection. It also smoothes pores and fine lines like a filter for your face. Adjusts formula to give you a better match while concealing the look of skin imperfections such as redness, rosacea, discoloration, and dark spots. Vitamin C evens skin tone and brightens the skin with its anti-aging and antioxidant benefits. If you want an every day, hydrating product that acts as a moisturizer, primer, and foundation and this is it.
CC Cream by Olay, Total Effects Tone Correcting Moisturizer
This CC Cream has white pigments that transform to match your skin tone when blended for a radiant complexion. Perfect for any skin type, from normal to oily. This cream enhances the natural radiance, blurs the appearance of pores and imperfections and evens out skin tone for a flawless-looking complexion with light coverage. Centella Asiatica helps hydrate and protect, while broad-spectrum SPF 25 helps protect from harmful UVA/UVB rays. It provides coverage without making freckles look ashy. Perfect base for a light makeup day.
KIKO MILANO - Skin Trainer CC Blur
This corrector foundation makeup concealer is amazing for perfect skin with a smooth, even complexion. It combines a CC face cream's skin tone correcting properties with a blur's coverage to minimize skin imperfections. The special ingredients in the corrector capture the light which is then reflected on the face for a radiant glow. Clinically proven to improve skin hydration. It is mousse-like, covers the face, and completely mattes oil for hours. It never creases, evens the skin tone, and blends beautifully with blush and bronzer.
Clinique Moisture Surge Hydrating Colour Corrector Cream
A lightweight formula that instantly color-corrects a range of complexion concerns, including redness, dullness, and sallowness, so that all you see is a healthy-looking glow. It provides you with oil-free hydration and sunscreen, too, which means a more flawless look. Each versatile shade is appropriate for a range of skin tones and undertones. Great for mature skin because it doesn’t collect in lines and wrinkles like foundation tend to do.
Aveeno Positively Radiant CC Cream
This unique, multi-tasking CC cream helps correct, protect, and improve the overall appearance of the skin. It provides natural-looking coverage while brightening and providing sun protection to the skin, and it also enhances the skin’s natural radiance. This product serves well on camouflaging skin imperfections without irritating the skin since it is oil-free and hypoallergenic.
Physicians Formula Super CC Color-Correction + Care CC Cream
This multi-tasking cream is filled with micro color-correcting pigments and high-tech anti-aging ingredients. This CC cream has the benefits of an anti-aging treatment, moisturizer, and foundation in one product. The gentle formula helps minimize redness and other imperfections while providing SPF protection and hydration. You can easily apply it with fingers, brush, or blender for flawless, cruelty-free makeup. The foundation is medium in weight, not sheer, blends freckles on a first coat, and covers red blemishes with a second layer. It feels like a water-based creme with a matte finish.
Supergoop! Daily Correct CC Cream SPF 35-40
This lightweight CC cream protects skin against UVA and UVB rays. It has more color coverage than a tinted moisturizer and could replace a daily foundation. The blend of nourishing ingredients helps make the skin appear smoother, softer, and healthier. Apple extract helps the skin appear smoother and brighter while the red seaweed extract helps protect against free radicals with vitamins and minerals needed to maintain healthy skin.