8 Best CC Cream In India 2021 (Review & Comparison)

Last Updated: 16th January 2021

CC cream (color correcting/controlling cream), is a boon if you are looking for an all-in-one yet simple product in your makeup kit. CC cream can be most useful when you are running short of time or not in a mood of applying heavy makeup.

CC cream is a lightweight product that acts as a moisturizer, toner, primer & sunscreen and sometimes works as a foundation too.

CC creams work well to solve the following problems

  • Dark Spots
  • Imperfect skin tone
  • Redness
  • Age Spots
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Sun Spots
While selecting a CC cream

It’s important to select the product based on the nature of your skin. For example, some CC creams work well for dry skin but may not work for oily skin.

Other facts which you need to consider while selecting cc creams can be the tone of the skin, specific problem ( if any) such as sensitive skin or any allergy from a particular ingredient and lastly its specific usage that resolves the problem we are facing.

To make it easy for you, we have recommended the right products under a budget, based on certain parameters that need to be considered while buying the perfect CC cream.

The parameters include:-

  • Price
  • Tone / shades
  • Coverage – Transparency of the cream
  • Moisturizing effect
  • SPF measures

All CC creams have been listed with its main features as well as its strong and weak facts that will help you choose the right product.

Our top pick cc creams in India 2021

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Oriflame Giordani Gold Cc Cream, SPF 35, Light, 40ml
Lakmé 9 To 5 Complexion Care Face CC Cream, Beige, SPF 30, Conceals Dark Spots & Blemishes, 30 g
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Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin CC Cream, Light/Medium, 1.2 Fluid Ounces
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Oriflame Giordani Gold Cc Cream, SPF 35, Light, 40ml
Lakmé 9 To 5 Complexion Care Face CC Cream, Beige, SPF 30, Conceals Dark Spots & Blemishes, 30 g
Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin CC Cream, Light/Medium, 1.2 Fluid Ounces
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Oriflame Giordani Gold Cc Cream, SPF 35, Light, 40ml
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Lakmé 9 To 5 Complexion Care Face CC Cream, Beige, SPF 30, Conceals Dark Spots & Blemishes, 30 g
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Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin CC Cream, Light/Medium, 1.2 Fluid Ounces
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Here is the list of 8 best CC cream in India 2021

Best CC cream under INR 1000 in India 2021

#1. Lakme 9 to 5 Complexion Care Face Cream Beige 30g

Lakme was the first to launch CC creams in India and the product Lakme 9 to 5 complexion carefree cream has won the bestseller tag in Amazon India.

The sun protection formula with SPF 30 present in Lakme 9 to 5 cc cream moisturizes and brightens your skin while blending smoothly with the skin.

This CC cream gives an instant glow with fewer efforts which lasts for 5-7 hours.

Lakme 9 to 5 complexion carefree cream comes in four different shades i.e. Beige, Honey, Bronze, and Almond. Honey and Almond are newly launched shades which are best suitable for Indian skin tone.

What We Like
  • Blends smoothly
  • Gives fresh look and glow to your skin
  • Affordable price
  • Moisturizes your skin with a matte formula
What We Didn't Like
  • Does not hide dark spots completely
  • Not suitable for oily skin ( if used without powder/ compact)
  • Medium coverage – (less transparency so that it hide complete marks on the face)
  • Feels slight heavy on the skin in comparison to other CC creams.
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Lakmé 9 To 5 Complexion Care Face CC Cream, Beige, SPF 30, Conceals Dark Spots & Blemishes, 30 g
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Lakmé 9 To 5 Complexion Care Face CC Cream, Beige, SPF 30, Conceals Dark Spots & Blemishes, 30 g
  • Provides UV Protection
  • Moisturizes
  • Conceals
  • Gives Smooth Coverage
  • Lightens Skin

#2. Oriflame Giordani Gold CC Cream SPF 35 – 40 ml (Light)

Oriflame Giordani Gold CC cream works as an all in one makeup and skin care with a distinctive combination of lightweight texture, medium coverage, and deep moisturizing effect.

It offers you an instant glow and spotless face. It does hide light spots without the use of concealer but fails to hide dark spots easily. Definitely, with time and continuous use, the cream can lighten up the dark spots.

Powdered with anti-aging brightening technology, the Oriflame Giordani Gold CC cream intends to make the skin fairer and cleaner.

Though having a creamy texture, the Oriflame CC cream blends smoothly and settles down within few minutes giving a natural finish to the skin.

The lasting capacity of Oriflame Giordani CC cream is almost 4 to 5 hours and after that with little touch-up, it extends up to 3 hours.

What We Like
  • Light as air – doesn’t feel heavy on the skin
  • Intense Moisturizing effect
  • Brightens up the skin quickly
  • Medium Coverage
  • Hides light spots
What We Didn't Like
  • Available only in 2 shades- Light and Natural
  • The luminous finish makes the skin shiny
  • Strong fragrance – it can be irritating
  • Fails to hide dark spots.
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Oriflame Giordani Gold Cc Cream, SPF 35, Light, 40ml
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Oriflame Giordani Gold Cc Cream, SPF 35, Light, 40ml
  • Quantity: 40ml; Item Form: Cream
  • Corrects uneven skin tone
  • Clarifiers skin and improves vitality for more radiant complexion
  • Skin Type: All Skin Types
  • Usage: Apply to a clean face, avoiding direct contact with the eyes. Always begin at the centre of the face and work outwards, taking care to blend along the hairline and jawline. Apply lightly - you can always apply a little more to target areas if required.

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Best CC Cream under INR 2000 in India 2021

#3. L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift CC Cream, Light/ Medium 1.0

L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift CC cream claims to be a multi-action makeup cream that has a nourishing formula which intensely hydrates your skin without feeling heavy.

Additionally, the cream contains color capsules to clear your skin tone that gives brighter appearance due to the presence of Vitamin C and calcium.

L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift CC cream makes skin look dewy and healthy and works as a great moisturizer for ladies above 40’s. L’oreal CC cream also gives perfect sheer coverage that can replace the moisturizing effect of foundation.

The lasting capacity of L’Oréal Paris visible CC cream is about 4-5 hours if additional touch up is done 2 to 3 hours after applying.

What We Like
  • Moisturizes the dry skin and makes the skin glow
  • Evens and corrects skin tone
  • Improves dark sunspots with the use of a broad spectrum of SPF
  • Tones down red spots
  • Feels Weightless after applying
What We Didn't Like
  • Not suitable for Ladies below ’40s as it does not make any difference on their skin after applying
  • Available only in 2 shades – light/medium and Medium/deep.
  • Light shade is too light and hardly gives any difference after applying
  • Makes skin little oily and shimmery
  • Sheer coverage
L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation, Light Ivory, 1.3 fl. oz.
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L'Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation, Light Ivory, 1.3 fl. oz.
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#4. Physicians Formula Super cc+ color – correction + care CC+ Cream SPF 30 light

Physician Formula Super CC cream works as a multi-tasker and multi-functional cream. The cream claims itself as color correcting foundation product that tones down age spots, dark spots, and redness and also brightens and corrects imperfection.

The color correcting formula present in the Physician Formula Super CC cream comes with color correct pigment visible on the tube itself – the 3 color pigment formula corrects 3 different issues:-

Yellow pigment: to blur the imperfections on warmer skin tone

Green pigment: tones down redness, dark spots and darkness

Pink pigment: brightens up and illuminates the skin tone

The Physicians super CC cream comes in a rich and creamy texture with deep hydrating effect. When applied, it is quickly absorbed by your skin. The super CC cream leaves slightly dewy finish and does not make skin oily/ greasy or too much shiny.

Some end users find it little heavy but it’s easily blending formula makes your skin look good and light on your skin, giving a bright flawless finish.

Super CC cream is also suitable for sensitive skin because of the presence of Zinc oxide that helps calm your skin and irritation if you have any.

The lasting effect of Physician Super CC cream is about 8 hours if used in an indoor work environment and 5 hours if used in outdoor places.

What We Like
  • Broad Spectrum sun protection reduces the sign of aging
  • Feels lightweight with easily blending formula
  • Long lasting effect without highlighting pores or wrinkles
  • Fragrance-free- also suitable for sensitive skin
  • Oil-free and dermatologist tested
  • Long lasting coverage
What We Didn't Like
  • Replacing your Anti-aging creams claims are overdone.
  • Only 2 shades are available that is a limitation for a complexion product like this
  • Feels little heavy on texture as it comes with a creamy base.
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Physicians Formula Super CC Color-Correction + Care CC Cream, Light, 1.2 Ounces, SPF 30
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Physicians Formula Super CC Color-Correction + Care CC Cream, Light, 1.2 Ounces, SPF 30
  • Physicians Formula Super CC+ Color-Correction + Care CC+ Cream SPF 30, Light, 1.2 Fluid Ounces

#5. Olay Total Effects Eye Brightening CC cream 0.4 fluid ounce

As the name clarifies, this Olay Total Effect Eye Brightening CC cream works for the area under your eyes.

The eye brightening CC cream hydrates to firm the skin around the eyes and also repairs dryness by giving deep moisturizing effect to under eyes area.

Olay Total Effects Eye Brightening CC cream is designed in a way that it easily blends with the natural tone of your skin and brightens the skin around the eyes to catch up the tone of your overall skin.

It requires a long usage time to know about the lasting effect of Eye Brightening CC cream but it surely works well on its immediate effects in terms of brightening & moisturizing effect.

 

What We Like
  • Regain natural, brighter look around your eyes
  • Keeps eyes moisturized and repairs dryness
  • Lightweight and non-greasy
  • Fragrance-free
  • Reduces the appearance of dark circles under eyes
  • Suitable for sensitive skin
  • Fast absorption
  • Good coverage
What We Didn't Like
  • Single shade availability which may not be suitable for all kinds of skin tone
  • Only works for the area under eye
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Olay Total Effects Eye Brightening Cc Cream, 0.4 Fluid Ounce
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Olay Total Effects Eye Brightening Cc Cream, 0.4 Fluid Ounce
  • Olay Total Effects Eye Brightening Cc Cream, 0.4 Fluid Ounce

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Best CC cream under INR 4000 in India

#6. Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin CC Cream, Light, 1.2 Fluid Ounces

Physicians cc cream is 100% natural and 70% organic.

Physician’s CC cream being organic claims to be hypoallergenic, fragrance – free, paraben – free, gluten – free, cruelty – free and also dermatologist approved.

After applying on your skin; it quickly dries and settles down thus avoids being sticky on your skin. You can get some skin nourishment benefits from Physicians cc cream as it gives you bright skin and enhances your complexion.

The coverage provided by the Physician’s cc cream is medium and it lasts for a whole day if applied with the help of primer and powder. The lasting effect of the cc cream is up to 6 hours without the use of powder or primer.

 

What We Like
  • 100% natural and 70% organic
  • Suitable also for highly sensitive skin
  • Looks natural on your face without any patchy skin
  • Stays longer up to 6 hours without using a primer
  • Feels Lightweight and non-sticky as it dries quickly after applying
What We Didn't Like
  • Only one shade is available
  • Shade does not suit those who have a dark skin tone
  • One may find the cream little thick if not blended properly
  • It may clog skin pores as it contains beeswax
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Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin CC Cream, Light, 1.2 Fluid Ounces
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Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin CC Cream, Light, 1.2 Fluid Ounces
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#7. L’oreal Paris Nude Magique CC Cream

L’Oréal Paris Nude cc cream comes with three features with different forms of pigment in each of them but only Anti- redness is available in India currently. The other two features are:-

  • Anti-dullness and,
  • Anti-fatigue

All three creams are designed differently to combat different appearances of the skin. L’Oréal Paris cc cream neutralizes your skin tone with the help of pigments and also converts into a foundation by giving you mild coverage when blended properly.

L’Oréal Anti – redness cc cream perfectly hides your redness, dullness and brightens your skin as promised but fails to moisturize your skin. Hiding complete redness doesn’t mean that cc cream can hide your large red pimples on the skin.

The lasting effect of the L’Oréal cc cream is almost throughout the day while giving natural look to your skin.

What We Like
  • Perfectly hides redness and dullness
  • Gives natural look to your skin
  • Long lasting effect throughout the day
  • Feels light on your skin and also blends easily
What We Didn't Like
  • It may feel little greasy if applied without using powder
  • Not suitable for oily skin
  • No moisturizing or nourishing effect
  • Does not contain SPF formula.

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#8. Etude House Correct & Care CC Cream – glow & Silky

Etude House CC cream comes with two options, one with Glow tag mark and other with silky tag mark. The 8 benefits claimed by the product are anti-aging, stress relief, hydrating, sun protection, tone up, whitening effect, luminosity, and smooth texture.

If you have oily skin and want more matte finish for your skin, you may go for Etude house CC – silky option. But, if you have dry skin and want more natural and dewy finish then you may go for Etude house cc – Glow option.

At first, you’ll be surprised to see the color of the cream coming out of the pump i.e. complete white, but if you will minutely notice the creamy texture; you may find tiny capsules in the cream. These tiny capsules burst out while applying on the face and manage to self – adjust with the tone of your skin.

Etude house cc cream requires lots of blending activity to mix well with your skin tone. If not blended properly Etude cc cream can leave a white mask-like effect on your face.

With a very sheerer coverage, Etude cc cream can last for about 5 hours with the same natural look without any touch-up.

What We Like
  • Fixes the dull skin and gives healthy look with an instant glow
  • Long lasting up to 5 hours and does not look oily
  • Corrects skin tone so perfectly
What We Didn't Like
  • Coverage is very light
  • Does not suitable with dark skin tone
  • The best method to apply includes – with fingers and it takes too long to blend with skin; say approx. 10-12 minutes.
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Conclusion

Choosing best CC cream can be a difficult task, especially with the tons of options available. We have provided you with a list of best products from which you can pick the one best for your skin type.

Share your feedback in the comment section about which product you liked most based on your experience.

About Deepti

Deepti is a teacher-turned-content creator who plays the role of editor-in-chief at BeingHappyMom. She talks about organic ways for skin & health care.

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