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Hi to all beauties of IMBB,
Today, I am reviewing a product which I bought recently from Superdrug, its my first BB cream. Its from Superdrug itself and they claim this to be perfect for this summer. There were two shades available, I picked up the medium one, which is a bit darker for me, but I like that tan kind of finish which it gives to my skin.
- Conceals imperfections and enhances skin tone.
- 24-hour hydration.
- Antioxidant protection.
- UVA/UVB filters.
- SPF 15.
What is BB Cream?
BB or Blemish Balm is the ultimate all-in-one cream, combining a moisturiser, a primer, a concealer and a foundation to create a naturally flawless-looking complexion in an instant.
Scientifically formulated with a unique combination of skin nourishing ingredients and mineral pigments. Superdrug BB Cream imparts a light, creamy coverage which effectively conceals imperfections, boosts radiance and smoothes the complexion. With SPF 15, it helps to protect against sun damage and premature skin ageing whilst also providing 24-hour hydration.
- Dermatologically approved.
- BUAV approved.
- Paraben free.
- Suitable for vegetarians and vegans. Superdrug is against animal testing.
Made in the U.K.
- Vitamin C – a potent antioxidant.
- Hyaluronic Acid – an exceptional moisturiser.
- Caffeine – refreshes the complexion.
See the pictures for full list of ingredients.
Packaging and Price:
Comes in a tube with a dispenser. Right now, its comes with an introductory offer at £6.99. Price will be £8.99 from 04.07.12.
Directions To Use:
Apply daily to the face and blend in a downwards and upwards motion with your fingers until fully absorbed. It can be worn alone, with or without a moisturiser and as a primer under foundation.
My Opinion on Superdrug BB Cream 5-in-1 Skin Perfecting Day Cream:
This is my first BB cream and I must say I am totally loving it. Although, its a darker shade, I like the tan finish it gives to my face. It imparts a dewy finish and it makes the skin very soft and velvety smooth. I had a few acne marks on my skin and those were well covered by this product. It doesn’t clog pores or make my skin dry. It does what it promises and I am really satisfied with this. I wish to try the other shade which is a lighter one to see if that exactly matches my skin tone.
I used this BB cream without even applying a moisturiser and my face was fresh and glowy all long day. I really recommend this product to all.
I don’t know whether this is available at all the places, but if you can get this, that would be nice. I recommend this to all dry skin beauties as well as combination skinned beauties. I have not tried other BB creams, so I can’t compare this with others.
I have heard mixed reviews about this from several British bloggers, but most of the negative comments were on the shade selection part, not the product quality or the job it does. This product was not suiting most of the pale toned ladies out here, but I think it matches most of the olive skin toned beauties.
The lighter shade for this product is not much of an ivory shade, its again another variant of yellow (which I think would match with olive skin tones). I will surely repurchase this.
I did try this as a primer, but I didn’t like it that way.
Pros of Superdrug BB Cream 5-in-1 Skin Perfecting Day Cream:
- Easy to blend and apply.
- Gives a nice glow to the skin.
- Long-lasting moisturization.
- Doesn’t clog pores.
- No parabens.
- Evens out the skin tone.
Cons of Superdrug BB Cream 5-in-1 Skin Perfecting Day Cream:
- Availability in India is an issue.
- I didn’t like it as a primer.
- Shade selection is limited. For people who are very fair, no shade is available, it will be way too orangey for pale skin tones.
Hope you liked my review. Comments are most welcome.
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