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A multi-tasker, all-in-one treatment, BB cream is the latest boon to the skin-care industry. Packed with the goodness of a sunscreen, moisturiser, foundation and primer, BB cream is a powerful facial cosmetic. It can be worn over moisturiser or under compact powder, or can be worn alone, totally depending on the desired usage.

BB cream or blemish balm or blemish base or beauty balm is being introduced by almost all beauty brands and is high on sale owing to its multiple usage. The cream is a solid replacement for foundations, sunblocks and primers. Easy to carry, the cream is introduced in small packs by all brands and is the fastest moving cosmetic item in the industry.

Let’s take a look at the Beauty benefits of using the BB cream.

  • The cream has the power of all basic beauty products– from moisturiser to sunblock to a foundation. Thus, reduces the application to a single cream than a layer of cream over cream.
  • Tinted moisturiser. The cream can be used as a tinted moisturiser and gives the perfect hue to the face.
  • The cream can also be used along other products like a moisturiser or a compact.
  • Available in small packs, it’s easy to store and carry. Purse-friendly cream can be taken along easily.
  • Economically priced, the cream is available at Rs 69/- by Ponds to Rs 199/- by Maybelline. Pocket friendly and easily available, the cream can be found at all beauty corners and shops.
  • Gives a Smooth coverage and instant looking natural glow.
  • The cream hydrates, conceals, freshens, protects with sunscreen, smoothes and evens the tone.
  • Easy to use and is suitable for all skin types.
  • Available in various shades to match with your skin type.
  • The cream can be used under eyes to camouflage dark circles.

My recent endeavour is with the Pond’s white beauty BB+ Fairness cream. Here’s a quick Pond’s BB cream review:

  • The cream works outside and inside the epidermis layer. Thus, penetrates deep into the skin for maximum effect.
  • Lightens the skins and provides a natural glow.
  • Evens skin tone with the power of SPF 30 for sun protection.
  • Light and non-oily texture ensures no clogging of pores.
  • Available in 9gm for Rs 69/- and 18 gm for Rs 125/- , the tube is light and easy to carry. Just hop it in your purse and carry it along.

Pond’s BB comes with advantage of the historic brand name, being the pioneer in beauty creams. It’s perfect for summers and monsoons when we hardly prefer heavy layer of foundation. The cream provides full coverage and works well with the skin. Available is a single shade, it goes with almost all Indian skin tones. Dab a few dots over the face and massage gently with finger tips. The cream blends well in no time and gives a nice glow to the face. It hides minor imperfections and gives a smooth glide to the face. Quick to apply and being an all in one, it has replaced my sun screen and compact powder. The small pack is convenient to carry along. I’m always on the go and with little time for makeup. This is my quick beauty regime and I’m ready in no time. This is like my final touch before stepping out. I do no not feel any need to apply anything else along. As it is, less is more.

The cream may not suit an oily skin and you might not find it matching your skin tone, otherwise it’s effective for a light coverage with good staying power.

 

 

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