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The Best BB Creams and How To Apply Them

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Whether you’re looking for light coverage when you’re in a hurry or want something easy to use that doesn’t require a Masters in Makeup Application, BB cream is a product that feels like it was made from the clouds of heaven. BB Cream, which stands for Beauty Balm, acts as a light foundation, a moisturizer, a primer, a color corrector, minimal sun protection, and in some cases, can even help treat blemishes. It won’t make you dinner, but that’s about it for its list of limitations.

A makeup and skin care hybrid, BB Cream is not only multi-use, it’s easy to use. BB Creams can be applied with your finger, with a foundation brush, or a beauty blender. And, it does wonders for both men and women, and all skin tones and types. Now all that’s left is picking the cream that’s right for you.

  

1. Pacifica Beauty Alight Multi-Mineral BB Cream

The Pacifica Beauty Alight Multi-Mineral BB Cream is a great choice for anyone looking for minimal coverage. With a light application, Pacifica is a match for most skin tones, with added hyaluronic acid that helps moisturize skin and make it look younger. Customers love the vegan and cruelty-free product, which also acts as a primer if you decide to add more makeup throughout the day.

Pacifica Beauty Alight Multi-Mineral BB Cream

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2. Missha M Signature Real Complete BB Cream

While most BB creams include SPF 15 protection, the Missha M Signature Real Complete BB Cream goes a step further, boasting SPF 25 coverage. Hypoallergenic and containing natural antioxidants, the cream moisturizes and smooths skin with botanical ingredients like Gingko Leaf Water, boasting 12-hours of coverage. The cream is available in Light Pink Beige, Honey Beige, Natural Yellow Beige and Bright Milky Beige.

Missha M Signature Real Complete BB Cream

 

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3. MD Flawless Factor BB Cream

The MD Flawless Factor BB Cream is a cream for all skin types, with a SPF 35 and skin brightening formula that helps minimize the look of wrinkles. The waterproof cream goes on matte and stays put, with customers saying that it works for both light and dark skin. MD Flawless Factor BB Cream

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4. The Face Shop Face It Power Perfection BB Cream

For those looking for more coverage, the Face Shop Face It Power Perfection BB Cream acts like a light foundation. The three-part BB Cream is anti-wrinkle, has a whitening element that works well on lighter skin to help achieve an even skin tone and reduce redness, and features SPF sun protection.

The Face Shop Face It Power Perfection Bb Cream

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5. Inika Certified Organic BB Cream

Available in Beige, Nude and Tan, the Inika Certified Organic BB Cream is great for sensitive skin. A vegan product made without harsh chemicals, the cream is a primer, moisturizer and foundation, packed with Prickly Pear extract and antioxidants to hydrate skin. Customers love that the buildable cream is lightweight and lasts all day.

Inika Certified Organic BB Cream

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