Banila in Manila: I Scream for CC Cream!
But I do love skin care products as much because I get to treat myself to what my skin needs to feel good, and in turn, look great. I for a fact really invest in quality skin care, and the discipline that comes with it in applying my daily dose of “the good stuff.” They say it really pays off in the long run. Good skin actually saves you more make-up application time too! So you can imagine my delight whenever I get to stumble upon these magical make-up-slash-skin-care products! Recently, I got to try Banila Co’s It Radiant CC Cream and the It Radiant CC Cushion compact.
Although BB Creams have thicker consistency, skin care benefits, and higher SPF vs. typical liquid foundations, it still doesn’t give you full coverage for those who need it or are going for that look. CC Creams meanwhile, simply color corrects the skin. It’s catered to skin types with redness or sallow skin tone. Some may note that it doesn’t give as much coverage as BB creams, but then again CC creams have more skin benefits! I’m not complaining at all!
I then found out that this brand is Korea’s first water-based CC cream, and its 50% moisture content really keeps your face hydrated the entire day–don’t we all just need a little more of this under the Manila heat? This also leaves our faces healthy both inside and out, and gives off that dewy finish… just like your favorite Korean superstars.
The It Radiant CC cream’s main qualities are that it whitens, moisturizes, and brightens the complexion. It also smoothens and protects the skin with its SPF 30 PA ++.