Thursday, April 3, 2014

Product Review: Studio Gear's Hydrating CC Cream

I only recently hopped on the BB-cream and CC-cream bandwagon, but I instantly fell in love. It's lighter than foundation yet offers great coverage, and even SPF. So when BrandBacker and Studio Gear sent me Studio Gear's Hydrating CC Cream to review, I was super excited!

For my shade, I chose Linen, as it was the lightest (and I have extremely fair skin). It's a good thing it has SPF 20 in it, because while I love having pale skin, I need to be extra careful with it. For those of you who aren't fair-skinned, the other shades available are Natural and Wheat. You can see them here:

Before I get into my review, I'm going to do a before and after photo. Note that, in the "before" photo, I'm not wearing any makeup, and in the "after" photo, the only makeup I'm wearing is this CC cream.

...and after.

Obviously, my skin isn't perfect in the after photo, as I'm only wearing the CC cream. I found that this CC cream was lighter than others that I've tried, so I actually used two layers of it on my nose, which happened to be extra red for some reason. (Why was it so red? Don't ask. I'm blaming dry skin.) But you can definitely see that it evened out my skin tone, prepping it for the rest of my makeup routine. And it blends SO well! With my extremely fair skin, many BB and CC creams are too dark, but this one blended perfectly and matched my skin tone.

After adding a light layer of powder.

Overall, this is a great CC cream for those days when you don't want heavy makeup. Plus, its light weight and SPF make it perfect for the beach or running outside. At $34, it isn't cheap, but is comparable to other BB and CC creams. (Psst...use the code below for 10% off, making it only $30.60!) Still, it's a win in my book!

Interested in this amazing CC cream? Use code bloggercc for a 10% discount off of your entire Studio Gear purchase!

Full disclosure: This is a sponsored post by BrandBacker, but all opinions are my own.

1 comment:

  1. great review! I've been thinking about this so thanks for sharing!

    Rachel @


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