IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare Review
By Ree

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare Review

27 Aug 2020 (Updated: 1 Sep 2020)

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Check out the latest skin base innovation from IT Cosmetics. This is another makeup and skincare hybrid product and I have all the details here. Here is IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare, with swatches and before and after photos.

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare

So if you ever found the almighty IT Cosmetics CC cream* a little too rich, then this could be the answer for you. The new foundation is a much more lightweight affair, but still has lots of skincare benefits.

What is IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation?

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare
  • Lightweight foundation
  • Medium buildable coverage
  • Delivers a natural radiant finish
  • Blurs imperfections & minimises the look of pores
  • Promises to improve your complexion over time
  • Offers all-day hydration with hyaluronic acid
  • Aloe vera extract soothes the skin
  • Hepes acid gently exfoliates
  • Vitamins E and B5 provide antioxidant protection & strength skin barrier
  • Infused with micro-fine, illuminating pearl powder
  • Suitable for all skin types
  • Available in 40 shades

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation Swatches

I have three of the shades to show you:

  • 20 Light Cool
  • 21 Light Warm
  • 23 Light Warm

And here are those swatches for you, in the same order:

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare Swatches - 20, 21 & 23
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare Swatches – 20, 21 & 23

It is quite a light, liquid texture. It is so much thinner in texture than the brand’s iconic CC Cream.

Before & After Photos

Before

Before

I opted for 21 Light Warm which I think is the best match for my skin tone.

Half & Half

Here it is applied to the left side of the photo:

21 Applied to left side

I decided to a bit of a half and half photo and just to apply it to one side of my face. I used to do this all the time, I’m not really sure why I stopped. Let me know if you think it’s useful?

After

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare Shade 21 Light Warm
IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation + Skincare Shade 21 Light Warm

I think that Light Warm 21 is a good match for my skin. For reference, my favourite shade in the original CC cream* is Fair Light. I used to mix Fair and Light, until they launched a Fair Light shade!

My Review

So the IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation is a completely different experience to the CC Cream. As you can hopefully see from my After photo, it delivers what I would describe as a natural matte finish, with soft radiance. It isn’t dewy like the CC, so if you ever found that the shine from that product was a bit much for your skin, this will be ideal.

It’s really easy to apply. It spreads effortlessly over the skin with a buffing brush and requires minimal blending.

Although it’s more matte, it still feels really hydrating and skin softening. It dries down really well so that there’s no tackiness to the touch, but doesn’t feel tight or dry. It’s designed to feel like you are not wearing foundation and I think it does this very well.

I find it really skin perfecting, and it’s very effective at minimising the look of pigmentation, redness and pores, which I think is quite obvious in the half and half photo up above.

If you don’t love powder, you could possibly skip it. I did and it stayed in place and wore very well. It does get dewier (which I like) as the day goes on but I didn’t notice any patchiness and it lasted well where my glasses sit. Any fading towards the end of the day was pretty even. I am impressed.

Overall though, I still prefer the CC Cream because I am addicted to dewy!! However this is much lighter in feel, and it’s sheerer coverage lends itself very nicely to a more natural look. It’s a true medium but you can build it up.

Where to buy IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better Foundation

The new foundation is £32 and is available at Cult Beauty* now.

Also, check out Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2020.

Please let me know if you have any questions, and stay tuned to the homepage and Instagram for news on all the latest launches and products. The Facebook page is here and make sure you also find me on YouTube.

Ree

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