IllumiKate™ CC Cream

Broad Spectrum SPF 50+ PA+++ Sunscreen

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This multifunctional tinted complexion correcting cream instantly minimizes the look of imperfections with buildable coverage. Broad spectrum SPF 50+ protects skin from the sun’s harmful rays while known brightening agents Arbutin, Licorice Extract and Natural Amino Acids help improve and even out skin tone for more luminous, younger-looking skin over time.

  • Provides broad spectrum UVA/UVB SPF 50+ / PA+++ sun protection
  • Albatin, Licorice Extract, and naturally occurring Arbutin help to brighten the appearance of discoloration
  • Moisturizing Sodium Hyaluronate minimizes water loss and improves the appearance of skin 
  • Chicory Root Extract helps to improve the integrity of the skin’s natural barrier function
  • Natural buildable coverage reveals a flawless look
  • Available in five illuminating shades: Fair, Light, Light/Medium, and Medium

How to Use

AM. Use once a day. Apply a thin, even layer to face and neck. Use alone or layer over a treatment serum.


Active ingredients: Octinoxate, 7.5%, Octisalate, 5.0%, Oxybenzone, 3.0%, Titanium Dioxide, 6.6%

Inactive ingredients: Water/Aqua/ Eau, Phenyl Trimethicone, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprate, Butylene Glycol, C20-40 Pareth-3, Arbutin, Caprylyl Methicone, Glycerin, Steareth-21, Glycereth-26, Silica, Dipropylene Glycol, PEG-8 Dimethicone, Tocopheryl Acetate, Cichorium Intybus (Chicory) Root Extract, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Adenosine, Hippophae Rhamnoides Oil, Lecithin, Palmaria Palmata Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Oil, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Aminoethylphosphinic Acid, Ammonium Polyacrylate, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Decylene Glycol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Isohexadecane, Polypropylsilsesquioxane, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Polysorbate 60, Sorbitol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Stearyl Alcohol, Steareth-2, Cellulose Gum, PEG-32, VP/Eicosene Copolymer, Aminomethyl Propanol, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Mica. [May Contain +/- Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI77492, CI77499)]

Radiant Protection
This stuff is gorgeous. I always use SPF before going outside and this product gives a beautiful glow to the skin. The fair shade is just a little too dark for me but I love to use it to warm up my skin and give me a sunkissed glow without the damage.
(Posted on 7/17/15) Review by Kimi
one of my favorite products
I am not a makeup kind of girl...or in fact the least is better. But recently I've been realizing the necessity of daily application of sunblocks and wanting to look presentable for certain occasions by covering up some blemishes and dark spots without the fuss of primer, foundation and powder and so on. I got to try this product when I got it as a sample packet ordering other Kate's products and LOVED how smooth and light it went on but still provided a great coverage. The best part is it looks natural like it is my own skin and it gives me that healthy "glow" like my skin is well rested and well hydrated. Also the SPF coverage is a big plus. I have few other products including this CC cream from Kate that are my essentials now.
(Posted on 7/17/15) Review by Soojung
This is all you need for light days since its like spf and lightweight foundation in one. I wear this a few times a month when my skin is clearest as it doesnt have full coverage like my regular foundation. I get hormonal acne flareups during the month so i cant wear this everyday. As for colors I find the light to be too dark and although the fair is a hair light i just add a touch of powder bronzer and im good.
(Posted on 7/8/15) Review by Audrey
Great CC Cream
Recently received a sample size of this CC cream. It is great for a daytime moisturizer and the finish is so awesome - looks like a better version of my own skin. The coverage is light to medium, but was buildable enough, and it has a nice illuminating quality without looking shimmery. A little goes a long way which I think makes this product a great value, and the spf 50 is higher than most CCs which is nice. Deducted a star for the use of oxybenzone as a sunscreen (toxic - yuck!), otherwise I would definitely purchase the full size of this product.
(Posted on 7/8/15) Review by Stefanie
Can't wait for my full size to come in the mail!!
I got a sample a while ago and just finally got around to trying it!! I wish I'd tried it sooner, it is the best there is! I love it! I'm getting ready to order my full size! I've been using it as my daily moisturizer and it's working great! I have very large pores but this seems to make them vanish! Love it!
(Posted on 6/24/15) Review by Julia