BB creams or Blemish Balms have originated from Japan and have been a huge hit in American, Asian and European markets too.
So why do we like BB Creams?
Truth is, most of us would like to avoid using liquid foundations since it gets too hot. And BB creams seem to be so much easier to use! Think about it: they have concealing, and correcting ingredients and also come with SPF. Before that, you can also read what ace makeup artist, Vidya Tikari thinks of BB Creams and CC Creams.
Great for us multi-tasking gals, here are 3 ways to apply BB creams.
- Pat and blend: If you don’t really have too much discoloration, you can just take some BB cream (2-3 drops should be enough) on the back of your palm. Use your fingertips to cover the entire face in a dot method. You can either use your fingers to blend and pat the formula as you go along or use a clean sponge. Wait for a few moments, see where you need some more and then apply to avoid using too much. After all, you don’t want to feel weighed down.
- Ace the base: If it’s a dinner party or a night out, it’s a great idea to use your BB cream as a primer before you apply foundation. Again, take a drop of foundation to make sure you don’t overdo it. Finish with a swipe of compact to make sure your skin looks flawless all night!
- The ideal way to hide dark circles: If you have great skin in general and only need to cover up the under-eye area, a BB cream may just do the trick for you. Take a pea sized amount and apply on the face to get a sheer layer with a blending brush. Now use a creamy concealer and apply it with your ring finger. The sheerness of the formula, with the concealer equals a super natural look!
We made you a helpful graphic to help you remember the good parts of using a BB Cream.
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