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A Beauty Review: It Cosmetics Anti-Aging Full Coverage SPF 50 CC+ Cream

It Cosmetics Anti-Aging Full Coverage Physical SPF 50 CC Cream, ($35)

I’ll be completely honest, the qualifier “full coverage” terrifies me. I mean, who wants to look like you’re wearing a mask of makeup?

Full coverage and lightweight aren’t terms that you’ll usually find together when you’re talking about foundations — and none of my drawer full of BB creams really cover anything. But this CC cream from It Cosmetics says it’s “Your Skin But Better” — and that I couldn’t resist. 

My worries about full coverage were erased the second I smoothed on some of this amazing CC cream. It’s not full coverage in the way that heavy, cakey stage makeup I’ve worn in the past is — it just covers the way a foundation does but with the benefits of a tinted moisturizer or BB cream.

How is this even possible? I have no idea. If I knew there was a way to upgrade my usual foundation to a more skin-friendly option, I would have done it years ago. (Except this technology is so new, it just launched!)

I also like the way this CC cream stays on all day — even after a workout at the gym. One negative is that you do have to reapply constantly if you want the impressive SPF 50 to actually be helpful — which is the case with all SPF products. Read your labels! At least you don’t have to in terms of coverage and durability.

This CC cream comes in 5 shades and you have to be a little bit more careful when selecting a shade than you would be with a tinted moisturizer — I tend to get a shade darker when going with more transparent formulas, but go with your true color on this one.

Just a note: the packaging is a tube with a pump — I haven’t run into a problem with it yet, and hopefully this will remain the case. I’ve never seen this kind of bottle for a cream. This is a total win in my book, so far.

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About Kristine Kowalski

Editor-in-Chief Kristine is 25 and lives with her parents in the fabulously tan New Jersey. She writes all about teen celeb fashion and beauty as the Web Editor of TwistMagazine.com. She has previously worked fashion and accessories at Lifestyle Mirror, the beauty closets of Marie Claire and Seventeen, and wrote about celebrity babies as HollyBaby Editor of HollywoodLife.com. Clinton Kelly told her she looked fabulous - twice. When not quoting Tolstoy or catching up on her Twitter feed, she can be found watching iCarly or perusing the clearance racks at Bloomingdales.

2 comments on “A Beauty Review: It Cosmetics Anti-Aging Full Coverage SPF 50 CC+ Cream

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