Hey guys!

I hope you’re off to an awesome weekend!

Today I am going to review a CC cream from SK-II. I received this from the Beauty Bound Asia challenge a couple weeks ago. Here is my unboxing video!

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I want to review some of the other products I got as well in my future posts, but for now I will start with the Auractivator CC Cream.


CC cream is a like BB cream, just think of it as a tinted moisturiser. Instead of covering blemishes it color corrects the skin that helps with uneven skin tone or redness. The coverage can vary between brands; The Auractivator CC cream has a light coverage that looks natural and easy to blend over the skin. I know that the higher coverage the harder it is to suit darker skin types. But this one looks natural and doesn’t make it look like I have a kabuki mask on. Most all CC and BB creams have high SPF so it’s an easy one-step makeup product.



The Auractivator CC cream is made in Japan comes in a white tube with a pump. It has SPF 50+ PA+++, the highest protection available. SPF guards against UV-B rays and PA protects from UV-A rays. So in the sun protection department this CC cream has it covered. Like all SK-II products this has concentrated amounts of Pitera, a skin rejuvenating formula of vitamins, amino acids, minerals, and other organic acids. It also has 40% of the Cellumination Aura Essence brightening ingredients that will boost skin luminosity. Also the micro pearl pigment gives your skin an instant glowy look, which I love! Also its very moisturising, glides on to the skin when you apply it, and lasts through the whole day without any darkening effects.

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I’ve tries this for week now and it is one of the best CC creams I’ve used. My skin looks healthy and it feels like I have nothing on my face. For those of you who like very minimal makeup I would recommend this to you. Not only does this nourish the skin it’s an easy to apply product that you can wear everyday. All I need is one pump to cover the entire face.

Now this is the not so fun part, for 30g this costs 87,000KRW that’s about 76,000USD. You can buy a decent CC cream for less than that.  If you can fork out that much then great! This is a great product but if you can’t then don’t worry about there are CC creams that will give you similar results.

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