BB Creams

I've always wanted to try Beauty Balm creams since hearing about them from other blogs. As someone with not-so-great skin, I'm always on the lookout for something that would help my complexion look better. This is the one I really want to try:
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However, at $50 Cdn, I am really hesitant. Then, I saw this great post from Elle Sees about the Garnier BB Cream, and I thought, yay. The price point was just right. When I found the product on our local Shoppers Drug Mart, I was really excited. Plus, it was on sale! Of course, I had to get it.
Garnie BB Cream in Med/Dark shade

The first time I used it, I used the Beauty Blender sponge and stippled it on, but I really wanted a heavier coverage (because I wanted to use it as a foundation), so I ended up using my fingers in the end. This is the best way, IMO, to apply it.

It applies like a tinted moisturizer so it's perfect for the summer when you want that light coverage. It's also perfect as a makeup primer.

All in all, I really like it and would not hesitate to buy it again (especially if on sale...bwahaha). I don't know yet if I can highly recommend it, though, as I've only used it a few times myself. One warning though (as Elle pointed out) is that it does a scent which I usually don't like on skin products. Other than that, I really do like it.

Have you guys tried any other BB creams that you can recommend? Has anyone tried Elemong? Thoughts?

Anyhoo, Happy Friday:)


Elle Sees said…
there's an HMart here in Atlanta (asian market/superstore) that sells tons of bb creams...but they're so expensive! but i agree, fingers are the best way to apply
rooth said…
Very interesting, I haven't tried anything like this before but I have heard all the hype about it
Have heard a lot about these and want to try one, but I might start off with a cheap one just to see how it fares xx
Oh to Be a Muse said…
i've never tried this, but please let me know if you see any positive differences in your skin complexion after more use. it sounds intriguing!
Sofie said…
Great post! I wanna try it :) ♥
Vanessa V. said…
Very interesting... I never tried any of them, but I'm thinking now eheh :)
Emmylou said…
Now that I've been using it more, I'm really loving it:)
Lara Rose said…
looks nice! i think i'm gonna try it!
Reckless Rekha. said…
i use this Garnier B.B cream been using it for few months now it is a great product x
I wanted to read some reviews on the BB cream, I wasn't sure on it myself! But it looks good! Hopefully you can stop by my personal style blog sometime too :) :)
worth the buy?
I have been wanting to try this BB cream
but still skeptical because my skin is very sensitive. Keep me posted on your experience
with BB cream.

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