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Best BB Cream Options For 2017 Revealed

By Holly / December 1, 2016

BB Cream Buying Guide

In the Western countries, BB cream stands for beauty balm which is a cosmetic item. The BB creams are perhaps the most trending products in the beauty and care industry. There is perhaps no company in the beauty industry that has not introduced a BB cream.

Considering this fact, it would surely not be inappropriate to make an argument that there is a huge contribution of the BB creams in the successful growth of the beauty industries across the globe. There are different types of BB creams available for the consumer depending on their preferences, needs, and demands. For example; there have been introduced several BB creams that can be used in winters, summers, rains and so on.

In addition to this, also the beauty industries have introduced BB creams for different types of skins and people. For example; there are BB creams available in the market to be used by the people with rough, soft, oily and intermediate skins. Further, there are also different types of BB creams to be used by the males and females. It has been observed that the female BB creams have been the most purchased creams, perhaps, because of the fact that the females are more possessive about their skins than the males.

Thus, while purchasing a BB cream, the customers are required to take into consideration their skin type, the weather and the purpose of purchasing the cream. Most importantly, the customers should know whether they are purchasing the cream to be used by the males or the females.

The reason is that the skin type of the males and females are different from each other, and the BB creams are prepared taking into account the needs and type of their skins. Additionally, it is a well-known fact that the BB creams are used so that the skins of the people can be cared and do not get affected by any of the environmental factors and chemicals.

However, it is also a fact that the BB creams also contain some chemicals as well as the environmental tenors. Thus, the customers are most importantly required to examine the ingredients that have been used to prepare the BB creams so that they can come to know if there is any ingredient that may affect their skins. Therefore, it is the most important thing for the customers and the consumers to know the ingredients included in the cream. Furthermore, the consumers are also required to know why they are using the cream.

There are different BB creams for lightning, moisturizing and dirt removal.

There have been introduced several BB creams by different companies who have obtained a huge customer satisfaction, and hence retained their customers. La Roche-Posay, Ageless Derma, Maybelline, L’Oreal Paris and Garnier, are the most used brands of BB creams.

These brands have attracted many of the customers and changed their viewpoints as well. The most important thing about these brands is that the BB creams of these brands do not let the moisturizer get disappeared from the skins whether it is summer or winter day.

BB creams are the talk of the day, but what are they, really, and why do they belong on every woman’s counter? The BB stands for blemish balm or beauty balm. Part skin-care, part makeup, this cosmetic product aspires to be an all-in-one solution for your facial skin needs.

To that end, it combines four central elements:

  • Moisturizer
  • Sun blocker
  • Foundation primer
  • Anti-aging components

Exchanging four different products for one is part of what makes BB creams so attractive and useful. Here are some of the best-known brands and everything you should know about them.

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Best BB Creams 2017

Dr. Jart+ Night Beauty Balm

This multifunctional BB will make your skin hydrated, bright, and clean for a day and a night without causing any skin problems. It is a mild, safe, hypoallergenic formula that includes brightening and anti-wrinkle components, giving you a classic bare skin effect. Especially (but not exclusively) recommended for oily skin, this is a dermatologist tested, cruelty-free product that will serve you well. Available in one shade and slightly expensive.It is free of unhealthy substances such as phthalates, sulfates, parabens, mineral oil, denatured alcohol, tar dyes, talc, emulsifiers, benzophenone, artificial fragrances, and triethanolamine.

Circa Beauty Color Balance BB Cream

A lightweight, velvety, and oil-free BB cream, this product will hydrate and prime your skin while giving it an instantly even-toned look. It can be used as full coverage and will prevent shine without a matte finish. This is available in four shades and extremely affordable.

Estée Lauder Crescent White

This is a full cycle brightening BB creme and brightening balm SPF 50A lightweight BB cream that creates an even-toned finish, hiding or minimizing the look of imperfections and dark spots. This cream includes a high-level SPF 50 to protect you against daytime damage.

It also contains naturally derived botanicals that help your skin’s own renewal cycle reduce and prevent the look of dark spots. It’s a good balance of moisturizer and sun block, with light coverage and an optional brightening balm (in cap). It’s slightly expensive and perfect for a naturally glowing look.

L’Oreal Paris Magic Skin Beautifier

This product boasts the use of Beautifying Beads: encapsulated pigments infused in an ultra-light lotion with antioxidants Vitamins C & E. This BB cream is extremely light, does not cake up in the pores, and provides excellent coverage for oily skin, breakouts, discoloration, or acne scars, with a bare skin finish. It’s highly affordable, and a little goes a long way. This product is available in four shades and extremely affordable.

Bobbi Brown BB Cream

This cream will perfect your skin multiple ways, from evening skin tone, covering imperfections, to moisturizing and sun blocking. It also helps reduce the look of wrinkles. It is recommended (but not exclusive) for oily skin and available in a wide selection of shades and slightly expensive.

Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB SPF 20

Omorovicza offers it all: sun protection, moisturizer, concealer, anti-ager, and foundation, all in one. It contains a powerful form of vitamin C that will reduce free radical damage and boost cell turnover.

Hyaluronic acid microspheres blur wrinkles and fine lines with enduring results. Finally, Hydro Mineral Transference™ will dispense minerals deep into the skin, leaving it firmer, supple, and younger-looking. It is available in two shades and highly expensive.

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Further Reading (external websites):

All about Korean BB Creams

Best Drugstore BB Cream Options

How BB Creams Work

About the author


Thank you for reading my article! I am Holly Nunan, a mother of three daughters aged four, six and eight. I'm an Exercise Physiologist with a passion for exercise, fitness, raising healthy children and natural and alternative remedies. I have a simple mission to help each reader that comes to our website to take away one new piece of healthy information that they can immediately apply to their life. If I've helped you find that today, it's mission accomplished!