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Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting

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Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting
 
4.1

(based on 212 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (161)
  • Goes on smoothly (160)
  • Blends well (138)
  • Lightweight (134)
  • Good pigmentation (117)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (43)
  • Poor coverage (26)
  • Doesn't stay on (19)
  • Heavy (16)
  • Too greasy (12)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (118)
  • Mature skin (53)
  • Normal skin (46)
  • Full coverage (42)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (39)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (107), Budget shopper (75)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (100), Medium (88), Deep (14)

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5.0

Does the job

By Susie Q

from Asheville NC

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Light To Medium Coverage

    Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

    This product does all that I was looking for, and is a good match to my skin tone.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Would buy again

    By D

    from Terrehaute indiana

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mature Skin

      Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

      Like

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      One of my favorites.

      By Kaytay3000

      from Marysville, CA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Long-Lasting

      Cons

      • Pricey / Poor Value

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Normal Skin

      Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

      I really like this cc cream. It is heavier but it provides long lasting coverage and i feel like it stays on my skin. I have tried several cc creams, but most are too greasy and swim on top of my skin. This one stays put!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      great product

      By beecer

      from Charlotte, NC

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting
      • Noncomodegenic

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Dry Skin
        • Full Coverage
        • Mature Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

        I was surprised at how light this feels on my skin and then cover so well. I like the way it makes my skin glow...feels good on and has 30 SPF

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        4.0

        Nice foundation

        By Betty

        from Rochester NY

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long-Lasting
        • Noncomodegenic

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

            Very nice for a concealer too as well as a foundation also. You get a two for one a good buy.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Not what I was expecting

            By Loz

            from Kansas

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

                  I bought this product in hopes of a lightweight foundation alternative for the summer. I live in the Midwest where summers can be pretty brutal. First off, this cc cream smelt like straight sunscreen and the it made my skin insanely oily. By 11 am I would need to use an oil sheet to de-grease my face. I ended up returning this item and will not be re buying.

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair
                   
                  5.0

                  Favorite!

                  By Crystal

                  from Concord, ca

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

                        I love it! I have uneven skin and it's perfect.

                         
                        2.0

                        Wanted to like it...

                        By Teesh

                        from New Jersey

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Apply

                        Cons

                        • Doesn't Stay On
                        • Heavy
                        • Too Greasy

                        Best Uses

                        • Light To Medium Coverage

                        Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

                        I went to Ulta looking for a light tinted moisturiser or something similar to use over summer - it's hot, it's muggy, I don't want too much of anything on my face. I was talked into this by someone I THOUGHT was an Ulta worker, but actually a Smashbox rep who wasn't about to recommend anything else.

                        It goes on relatively smoothly - a little goes a long way. I've used a brush, but find it does just go on better using my fingers. My skin looked nice, kind of "dewey" for a few hours... and then it all goes wrong. By about lunch time it's like this stuff starts to separate on my skin.. it goes weirdly blotchy, and looks more like it's floating ON my skin as opposed to blending into it. Not a great look.

                        I'll be returning this an hopefully finding someone actually impartial to help me my next time in the store.

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Fair
                         
                        2.0

                        Love the CC part hate the SPF ingredient

                        By Rose

                        from Streamwood IL

                        About Me Brand Buyer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Blends Well
                        • Easy To Apply
                        • Goes On Smoothly
                        • Good Pigmentation

                        Cons

                        • Heavy
                        • Spf Looks Hazey
                        • Sticky
                        • Too Greasy

                        Best Uses

                        • Dry Skin
                        • Light To Medium Coverage

                        Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

                        I love the CC part but why is it when they add SPF # to a product it makes it look hazey and sticky.Returned it!!!

                        • Skin Tone:
                        • Medium
                         
                        4.0

                        Smoothed pores great!

                        By Jcox

                        from Texas

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting:

                        Use with Halo powder for a smooth, light look.

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                        • Q:

                          I am more on the dry side and have dry skin patches... Will this product work for me or what can I do or use to better suite this product on my skin type?
                          Asked on 7/20/2015 by Jackie from Soap Lake, WA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This product is formulated to moisturize, prime, perfect, and prevent sun damage (SPF!). It is formulated for all skin types including dry skin. You may also use a moisturizer before applying if you so desire.

                            Answered on 7/22/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I'm shade 8 in the liquid halo foundation. what shade would be the best match for me?
                          Asked on 7/4/2015 by KelseyJaneA from US

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          I Have oily Skin is this product good for me or should I look in to something different & also is this a makeup foundation ?
                          Asked on 6/10/2015 by haydee from amarillo tx

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This product is not oil-free, but it does help to control oil. It is formulated for all skin types including oily skin. This product provides light-to-medium coverage and can be worn alone as your base. You can also layer it under your foundation - it's up to you!

                            Answered on 6/10/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Is this non comedogenic?
                          Asked on 5/6/2015 by Kristin from United States

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Smashbox does not test for or claim that any of their products are noncomedogenic. This product is formulated for all skin types.

                            Answered on 5/7/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          What is the difference between the BB cream and the CC cream?? Which one has the most coverage?
                          Thank you!
                          Asked on 4/5/2015 by Sandy from Gloucester, MA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            CC Cream has all the same great benefits as BB Cream, plus it is proven to fade dark spots, sun spots and post-acne marks instantly and over time. Both BB and CC feature light to medium coverage.

                            Answered on 4/7/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Would this be a good summer product? Or will it come off as soon as I sweat?
                          Asked on 3/3/2015 by Bree from Spring, TX

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Camera Ready CC Cream features a long wearing formula with a built-in primer, so it is a wonderful option for all seasons!

                            Answered on 3/4/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          I want a full coverage when I work in the evening. So decided to buy the CC cream.
                          Now, I know it has a primer in it, but, can I use a primer with it and a foundation?
                          And what is the ORDER in which a cc/bb cream can be used with primer & foundation?
                          I work in the entertainment industry and my foundation seems to disappear even when I use primer, powder and a setting spray.
                          Ugh...too frustrating. After I drive to work and look in mirror, I need to add powder, blush etc...
                          Asked on 2/9/2015 by Jen from Las Vegas

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Because CC Cream has a built-in primer, we do not recommend using an additional primer; too much primer may cause a "pilling" (or flaking) effect. But you can absolutely use a foundation over CC Cream for additional coverage! CC Cream will help to extend the wear of any makeup you apply over top.

                            Answered on 2/10/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is this full cover age
                          Asked on 11/19/2014 by Gina from Milwaukee, WI

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            CC Cream provides sheer to medium tinted coverage.

                            Answered on 11/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          What shade would I be?? I'm usually light/medium on products and I have warm undertones
                          Asked on 10/3/2014 by Sarah from US

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

                          Would the CC Cream or the BB Cream better suit someone with oily/combination skin?
                          Asked on 8/23/2014 by Julia from Baltimore, MD

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Both CC Cream and BB Cream feature oil control properties and are formulated for all skin types, so either would be a great choice for oily/combination skin! If dark spots/hyperpigmentation is a skin concern, we recommend CC Cream, as it will help to fade dark spots over time.

                            Answered on 8/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Is it oil free? Is it good for oily/acne prone skin?
                          Asked on 7/10/2014 by Melissa

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            This product is not oil-free. It does help to control oil and fade post-acne marks. It is formulated for all skin types including oily, acne-prone skin.

                            Answered on 7/14/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Are the Smashbox CC cream complexion shades the same as the smashbox BB cream complexion shades?
                          Asked on 5/28/2014 by TT

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, the CC Cream and BB Cream shades correspond to each other.

                            Answered on 5/28/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                        • Q:

                          Will it clear up the dark marks on my face
                          Asked on 3/14/2014 by sharon from shreveport,la

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, this product contains brightening Vitamin C and Licorice Root Extract to help lighten existing dark spots, plus broad spectrum SPF 30 to protect skin and help prevent new spots from forming. Its skin perfecting tint helps to conceal dark spots and even the complexion.

                            Answered on 3/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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