Does This CC Cream Really Work For Every Skin Tone?
If you’re medium or deep skin toned and have tried to use a CC cream, chances are you’re left with a grey, ashy cast instead of the glowing, healthy complexion you were going for. So when we received a CC cream that claimed colour-matching capabilities that made it suitable for a diverse range of skin tones, we had to put it to the test.
The Erborian CC Crème ($62 for 45ml) promises to even out skin tone, brighten and refresh skin, while also providing anti-oxidant benefits, strengthening the skin’s natural barrier and boosting collagen production. But what we really wanted to know is if the shade Clair suits all skin tones. We tried it on four skin tones.
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Genevive Rogers, Fashion Editor
When I first applied the CC cream on my skin it looked really light, which made me unsure how 'adaptable' it was for all skin tone – and this is considering I have Caucasian skin tone. However, after a few minutes it was absorbed and completely blended with my skin, making it a great additional cover-up, especially for dark circles under the eyes.
Zahra Hamzah, Account Executive
I like this CC cream! It evens out my skin tone ever so perfectly and feels lightweight, yet moisturising. However, if you’re looking for coverage, this doesn’t quite provide that. I still need to use a concealer to cover my blemishes.
Leong Li Yuan, Senior Designer
This CC cream gives a velvety finish and feels light on my skin. And I only need a little bit to even out my skin tone. However, I don’t think it’s the best match for my skin tone as it makes my skin look dull and leaves it with an orange-y cast.
Smita DeSouza, Beauty Editor
The white formula really made me question whether it would suit my medium skin. But I was pleasantly surprised when it settled to an exact match for my skin. I love the ‘my-skin-but-better’ finish it gives – think well-rested, dewy skin – and that it’s easy to swipe on with my fingers, which makes it a travel must-have.