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Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Review & Swatches

Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream SPF 30

Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream ($42) was one of the very first CC Creams that popped up here in the US earlier this March.

This is available in five shade selections and promises to fade away imperfections while preventing future discoloration while lessening the appearance of dark spots, sun spots, and post ache marks.

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Y.E.T Snail Fix You Ampoule Review

Y.E.T Snail Fix You Ampoule

Y.E.T (Yes! Enjoy Time) Fix You Ampoule is a product I’ve already reviewed however, I recently tried out the Hyaluronic Acid version of this ampoule but also decided to try the snail version as well.

The Ampoule comes in three different formulas and I felt these two addressed my drier skin issues so they were purchased together.

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L’Oreal Visible Lift CC Cream for Summer 2013

LOreal Visible Lift CC Cream

L’Oreal Visible Lift CC Cream is L’Oreal first CC Cream formula that promises to brighten skin while evening out skin tone.

L’Oreal has already broken into the BB Cream market with L’Oreal Age Perfect BB Cream Instant Radiance, L’Oreal Youth Code BB Cream, as well as L’Oreal Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream but this is their first CC Cream.

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Sephora Skin Perfect CC Cream Review & Swatches

Sephora Skin Perfect CC Cream SPF 20

Sephora Skin Perfect CC Cream SPF 20 ($26) recently launched in six shades. So if you’re one of those folks that might not fit into the self adjusting CC Cream range Sephora’s version will give you a few options for color.

You’ll see a harder push for CC Creams in drugstores come the Fall but right now Summer rules supreme for mid range and higher end brands that are hitting CC Creams hard. Although at the moment the CC Creams I have tried here in the US are nice enough I’m still really liking what I see from Asia and have come across a good deal of great options from our Korean brand friends.

Sephora’s CC Cream option comes as a surprise as I didn’t really expect them to embrace the trend so quickly. They, like many brands, have skipped completely over the BB Cream craze and just headed right into releasing a CC Cream. I was ever so slightly shocked at the $26 price tag I must admit and that rather low SPF 20.

But I tested it out and here’s what I think!

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