IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream shade finder

Find Your IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream Shade

Updated: 12/1/22

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How to find the correct IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream shade

Are you looking for your IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream shade? With 12 different shades, it can be tricky to find the correct IT Cosmetics CC Cream shade. So we’ve put together a shade finder to help you find the right shade.

In this IT Cosmetics CC Cream shade finder, you’ll also find IT Cosmetics CC Cream swatches and tips on picking the correct CC Cream shade.

Frequently asked questions about IT Cosmetics CC Cream shades

Question: Which IT Cosmetics CC Cream shades are for pale skin?

IT Cosmetics CC Cream in Fair is currently the lightest shade offered.

Answer: The lightest IT Cosmetics CC Cream shade is the Fair shade, which has warm/neutral undertones. It is best for skin tones that are around MAC NW15. If you are lighter than NW15, we recommend checking out other bestselling foundations.

NW15
MAC NW15

Question: Who should wear IT Cosmetics CC Cream in the Light Medium shade?

Answer: IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Light Medium is for light, cool/neutral skin that’s around MAC NW20 skin tone.

Question: Which IT Cosmetics CC Cream shade would fit someone with warm-toned medium skin, around MAC NC40 skin tone?

Answer: IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in the Tan shade is a medium shade with warm undertone, that’s suitable for MAC NC40 and NC42 skin tones.

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream quick review

If you are not familiar with the cult-favorite IT Cosmetics CC Cream foundation, then here’s what you need to know about this top-selling foundation:

  • IT Cosmetics makes 4 different formulations for their CC+ line:

1. CC+ Cream Illumination (glowy full coverage version)

IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream Illumination (glowy version)

2. CC+ Nude Glow (lightweight with medium coverage version)

IT Cosmetics CC+ Nude Glow (lightweight with medium coverage version)

3. CC+ Cream Oil-Free Matte (full coverage matte version)

IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream Oil-Free Matte (matte version)

4. CC+ Cream (original full coverage formula and the product we are reviewing)

IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream (Original formula)
  • the original CC Cream is a full coverage foundation that covers rosacea, dark circles, scarring, melasma and wrinkles
  • has mineral sun protection – SPF 50+ broad spectrum sunscreen (titanium dioxide and zinc oxide)
  • has a lightweight, hydrating formula that’s suitable for all skin types
  • contains ingredients like niacinamide, antioxidants and collagen to improve skin over time
  • not quite drugstore-priced but still good value because a little goes a long way

IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream in-depth review

Want to learn more about the IT Cosmetics CC Cream? Read our in depth review of the IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream.

How to use this shade finder

To use this shade guide, look for your skin tone depth (Light, Medium, Medium-Dark and Dark).

Then find your undertone (Warm, Cool or Neutral) to find your perfect shade.

IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream swatches

Light, Warm

  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Fair (W), (warm/neutral undertones). This is the lightest shade. Skin tones that are similar to MAC NW15 can wear this shade.
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Fair
MAC NW15
  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Light (warm undertone).
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Light

The following skin tones can wear the Light shade:

MAC NC15 and NC20

Light, Neutral/Cool

  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Fair Light (cool undertone) is the second lightest shade and is similar to MAC NW15 to NW20 skin tone.
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Fair Light
MAC NW15 and NW20
  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Light Medium (cool undertone) is for light skin with cool/neutral undertones that are similar to MAC NW20 skin tone:
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Light Medium
NW20
MAC NW20

Medium, Neutral/Cool

  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Neutral Medium (neutral undertone) is for medium skin tones with cool or neutral undertones:
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Neutral Medium
  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Neutral Tan (neutral undertone) is for medium skin with neutral or cool undertones. It is similar to the Medium Tan shade (see below) but has cooler undertones, so if you find the Medium Tan shade too orange/warm, then give this shade a try.
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Neutral Tan

Medium, Warm

  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Medium (warm undertone) is for medium skin with warm undertones that is around MAC NC25:
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Medium
NC25
MAC NC25
  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Medium Tan (warm undertone) is for medium skin with warm undertones:
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Medium Tan

The following skin tones can wear the Medium Tan shade:

MAC NC25 and NC30
NC35
MAC NC35

Medium Dark, Warm

  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Tan (warm undertone) is for medium dark skin tones with undertones. Skin tones that are around MAC NC40 and NC40 to NC42 can wear this shade:
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Tan
MAC NC40 and NC42
  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Rich (warm undertone) is for medium dark skin with warm undertones:
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Rich

Dark, Warm

  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Rich Honey (warm undertone) is for dark skin with warm undertones that is around MAC NC50 skin tone.
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Rich Honey
NC50
MAC NC50

Dark, Neutral/Cool

  • IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Deep (neutral undertone) is for dark skin with cool/neutral undertones. This is the deepest shade for this foundation.
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream in Deep

IT Cosmetics CC Cream shade chart

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