Saturday, January 5, 2013

Review : Bobbi Brown BB Cream SPF 35 PA+++

It's been like a year since I've been using this bb cream, so I thought it was time to give a proper review. Hope you like it ;)

Scent ? "no scent" scent. If that makes any sense.
Finish ? Dewy finish
Coverage ? Light
Best Applied with ? Flat top kabuki or fingers
Color ? Mine is in extra light. Has warm under tones. Comes in 5 shades - extra light, light, fair, medium, medium to dark.
Lasting Power ? Around 4-6 hours on my combination skin without primer.
Pros ?
- Texture is silky smooth
- Gives a natural glowing look to the face
- Evens out the skin very well
- SPF 35
- Doesn't get into pores
- Doesn't accentuate dry patches
- Feels comfortable
- is NOT a tinted moisturizer
Cons?
- Doesn't last for a long time
- Doesn't come in too many shades (but again, I guess it's a lot for a bb cream)
- Didn't see any results from their "skincare benefits"
Value ? $42 at Sephora or Nordstrom.
Overall Rating ? 4/5. The finish is just amazing and I love the sleek packaging!
Repurchase ? Yes. I'm currently considering to get a shade darker.

6 comments:

  1. It doesn't seem to be a lot of product for the price but I might be wrong.

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    1. It actually contains 10ml more than the Nars sheer glow (same price) which is quite a lot because you only need a small amount for the whole face!

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  2. Loooooove Bobbi Brown's extra light BB Cream, it's my favourite base product :D matches my skin colour perfectly!!! My only gripe is that my face feels a little dry with it in the winter but a little extra moisturizer seems to solve OK...

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    1. A lot of times I forget that I live in Cali and we don't have winter here lol good to know tho!

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  3. Hi Amy, it was great to hear your thoughts on Bobbi Brown's BB cream. The sleek packaging does seem to be a plus and the the fact that it's not just a glorified tinted moisturizer is a great too!

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    1. Yup packaging is always important!!! :)

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