CC Creams

Dealing with Redness

I always laugh that the IT Cosmetics head office must be the only place where my redness is actively celebrated. Honestly! I turn up for a day of filming with no make-up on and flushed skin, and the girls will be delighted. We love a rosy skin day, because it just helps all the more when we’re filming tutorials to show just how powerful our coverage is.

From a personal perspective, I take great pride in knowing that someone struggling with their skin confidence will be able to relate to me and feel relieved that we have products that I believe in and can recommend. Though our make-up is suitable for everyone, problem skin or otherwise, I think we’re so used to seeing perfect images on our Instagram feeds and I like being part of the disruption of that.

My relationship with my redness is conflicted. On one hand, it makes me feel self-conscious. There’s no two ways about it, I’d feel better if my skin didn’t look that way. That’s not to say I think it’s a negative or that everyone should feel that way, that’s just my journey and where my heart lies. On the other hand, I’ve had the most wonderful experiences through sharing my redness with likeminded people... it was one of the reasons why IT Cosmetics invited me to become their brand ambassador! Throw back to a few years ago when I first tried my beloved CC+ Cream, I was so amazed at the coverage it gave me I couldn’t help but want to share before and after photos of the coverage I was achieving. I got to know the brand, they got to know me, and before I knew it I was invited to become part of the family. Who knew that something that made me feel insecure could also be a golden ticket to a journey that has made me feel more empowered than ever?


Here are some of my favourite products that I feel are great for helping to achieve great coverage on red-prone skin…

Your Skin but Better CC+ Cream with SPF: for me, the holy grail for helping to cover my redness is CC+ Cream. This delivers 7 benefits in one: anti-ageing with SPF 40 or 50 depending on your choice of finish, and a full coverage foundation that brightens and hydrates. What I love about this is that it gives you a flawless finish but works with your skin to reflect light and still look and feel fresh.

Celebration Foundation: if you prefer a velvety, matte finish foundation, you’ll love Celebration Foundation. This offers the fullest coverage out of all of our complexion products in my opinion, so if you are really keen to achieve a flawless finish, this is the one for you. This comes in two formulas, original and illuminating, so you can achieve either a matte finish or a luminous glow, all with the reassurance of a full coverage finish.

But don’t just take my word for it, let me show you how they work. You can find me on my Instagram @Mixedgemsbeauty and one look at my IGTV will show you just how well this covers redness. I start most of my tutorials bare faced and apply my CC+ Cream as my first step, so come and see the magic for yourself. My very own before and after never fails to wow me… that’s when you know you’re onto a winner!

Thank you for listening to my journey and I’d love to hear yours, so please reach out. Looking forward to hearing from you very soon!

Rose xoxo

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Rose’s favourites

YOUR SKIN BUT BETTER CC+ CREAM
WITH SPF 50+

IT'S YOUR ONLY STEP!

£31.00
CELEBRATION FOUNDATION ILLUMINATION

IT'S YOUR FLAWLESS, ILLUMINATED SKIN! FULL COVERAGE ILLUMINATING FOUNDATION

£31.00
BYE BYE REDNESS CORRECTING CREAM

IT'S YOUR COLOUR CORRECTOR!

£26.00

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