What Maybelline says it does:
1. Blurs imperfections
3. Evens skin-tone
7. Protects with SPF 30
8. 0% oils and harsh ingredients
|Here's my before picture.. I need some coffee lol (with flash)|
|(from Favourites post)|
|One coat of BB cream without powder. notice the dewy finish.|
This product lasts I would say 4 hours, but would have to touch up, blot and such afterwards. I'm one of those persons who touches their face quite a lot, and my skin in normal so I don't get very oily. However if you apply powder, it may increase the longevity, before you have to begin blotting.
|Two coats of BB cream and translucent powder applied to T-zone.|
It's moisturising and doesn't emphasize my dry patches when I have had a pimple, which is great. Foundation can be annoying for that reason. For darker skin tones, the colour selection isn't fabulous. I have the Medium/Deep shade and after that is the darkest shade, Deep which looked like it would be too dark for me. I think this shade has a yellow to neutral undertone, which covers a bit of redness. However this will not cover any marks.
- Light coverage
- 0% oils
- Will not cover acne or scars
- Shade range
- Takes a while to settle into skin (oxidise to skin tone)
- SPF could be problematic to flash photography
- Availability in Barbados
|After I applied some bronzer, mascara and fixed my eyebrows.|
The Raw Sugar:
I like the look that this BB cream gives although it isn't an authentic Blemish Balm, it works for exactly what I need. As I add on layers it starts to feel heavier and requires powder to set it, but otherwise it's very light-weight and gives the skin a nice even tone. It's also a light coverage so a few of your imperfections shine through and it doesn't look like a mask.
Where you can find it: Collins Pharmacy (Barbados), Drugstores (USA)
Disclaimer: This product was given to me as a gift, opinions are my own.