The Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream by It Cosmetics is one of the most talked about CC creams in the industry. Once I gave the oil-free matte version a go, I can see why. My friend, Yvette King, has been using the hydrating original for a while now and has told me many times how much she loves it. So I know I'm on a good thing!
I tried the new CC+ Cream Oil-Free Matte on a handful of occasions and every time I use it, I love it more and more. It's smooth, glides on the skin very easily, and buildable. Half a pump is enough for a sheer finish, and up to two pumps is advised for a full-coverage face; both look great and natural. Though the product is said to be mattifying, it's not drying at all. In fact, my skin feels super hydrated, and it looked flawless. Clearly, the matte formula doesn't leave me with a powdery or cakey finish. My nose did get slightly shiny by the end of the day.
To set the CC+ Cream, I dust it with the Bye Bye Pores Pressed Poreless Finish Airbrush Pressed Powder and it does seem to set it nicely — transfer was minimal. You can use the powder in specific spots to mattify certain areas too; it's very finely-milled, which makes it perfect to throw in your bag for re-application. The primer is pretty standard. It does indeed help with uneven texture and yes, foundation will go on smoother with it on. But I have used better primers. Sorry!