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Review: Innisfree Serum CC Cream Cover

By Beautifulbuns

I know the season/fad for CC creams seems to have died down, but this one that I recently unearthed from my stash may possibly be the best CC cream I’ve ever tried. Thank you, Innisfree, for never failing me :D

Innisfree Serum CC Cream info
There are two versions – Brightening and Cover

Innisfree Serum CC Cream Cover (1)
Innisfree Serum CC Cream Cover – KRW18,000

Innisfree Serum CC Cream Cover (2)

Innisfree Serum CC Cream Cover (3)

Innisfree Serum CC Cream Cover (4)

Innisfree Serum CC Cream Cover (5)

Innisfree Serum CC Cream Cover (6)

I say…

The Packaging: It comes with a pump system, so yayness for hygiene. Otherwise, it’s your usual upside-down tube.

The Scent: The CC cream itself has a nice herbal smell – I can’t quite identify it, but it’s almost quite a typical Innisfree scent that comes with a touch of mint.

The Texture: It’s creamy without being too thick, so it’s easy to apply and blend into your skin. Its finish is semi-matte and semi-dewy, with the dewiness only visible from certain angles and at certain spots on your face, i.e. the cheekbones, nose bridge etc. Its coverage is also rather strong – as you can see in my photos, the pesky spots are covered up nicely (which you can’t even tell if it wasn’t a raised bump). I like that it also manages to cover up the dark eye circles pretty effectively with about 2 coats –  if your bags aren’t as bad as mine, you’ll prolly only need 1 coat. My sad fate – my eye bags bring all the pandas to the yard, damn right, it’s darker than yours.

The Verdict: To be really honest, I’d all but given up on CC creams, since most of them didn’t have great coverage. At first glance, it can seem rather yellowish, but I was pretty surprised that it blended out into a nice rosy almost-pinkish finish. It brightens up my skin and covers a lot of the blemishes and redness. It lasted for about 4-5 hours before I saw it beginning to fade away around the corners of my nose. All in all, one of the better CC creams in the market that gives you a finish that is quite close to a BB cream/foundation’s. What’s more, it’s supposed to have some serum in there (and I guess that accounts for the herbal scent), but tbh, I haven’t seen any skincare benefits yet though. Waddahell right? As long as it makes me look prettyyyyy. :D

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