Here’s Why Men Are Adding CC Cream As the Secret Ingredient To Their Morning Routine

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* Guys are starting to use CC cream
* Corrects skin tone and covers any blemishes
* We found some super lightweight options that are great for guys

Many guys are under the impression that as a dude, there’s no way to cover up bad skin. Luckily, that’s no longer true.

More men are starting to use CC cream, a super-lightweight product that corrects skin tone while covering acne scars and zits. But don’t be mistaken: “cover up” doesn’t necessarily mean “makeup.” CC cream rubs onto the face in seconds like an aftershave or daily moisturizer, and it’s very faint once on. Plus, most CC creams also provide a light SPF and some moisturizer to protect your skin as well.

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We combed through CC creams on Amazon to find a few that are especially lightweight and easy, making them perfect for mens’ complexions. Check them out below.

1. Lumene CC Color Correcting Cream

Lumene’s CC cream is a good no-frills product with great reviews and a very reasonable $15 price tag. It also features a broad spectrum SPF20, and a super light, all-day formula.

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2. Supergoop! CC Cream SPF35

With over 650 reviews and 4.5 stars, this Supergoop! comes very highly rated. Users say it’s very light, but effectively covers scars and blemishes, and works with sensitive skin.

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3. IT Cosmetics CC+ Cream

This CC cream from IT Cosmetics does double duty as a sunscreen with an SPF 50. This makes it great for light skin that gets easily damaged by the sun.

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4. Peter Thomas Roth CC Cream

Collagen is a main protein in tissue construction, and this CC cream from Peter Thomas helps support natural collagen in the face. This makes your skin healthier and more youthful while correcting skin tone.

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