BB cream is the latest craze among Asian women. We list down some of the pocket friendly and effective BB creams available in India.
BB is an abbreviation for blemish balm or blemish base. Initially a concept immensely popular in the South Korea, it soon found its way in the international waters of Europe and the USA, and now it has sunk its way into our national scene. Let’s take a look at the different brands offering their version of the BB creams. But first let us see what exactly a bb cream does to our skin!
What does a BB Cream do?
The benefits of the BB cream are that it covers up the blemishes and redness on the skin, giving an even tone of the skin, an almost affect of nude makeup. Furthermore it smoothes the skin and helps in the regeneration process, resulting in younger-looking and refined skin. It is also believed to contain anti-ageing properties. All bb creams offer SPF Factors, so there is a lesser need for additional sun block. Also when combined with exotic ingredients, this cream works miraculously to cure skin issues.
Maybelline BB Cream
One of the first brands to launch the bb cream in the Indian market, Maybelline states that their cream provides 8 benefits with 1 step! It instantly brightens, protects, evens tone, hydrates, conceals, smoothes, mattifies and freshens the skin.
The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso BB Serum Inside
This BB cream gives you benefits like instant hydration, brightens skin, gives a natural finish, easily blends, provides protection from sun (SPF 25PA +++), evens skin tone and is light on skin.
Vedic Line Blemish Balm Cream
The ayurvedic brand Vedic Line presents its bb cream, which is 100% vegetarian and has not been tested on animals. It evenly covers blemishes and wrinkles. It also serves as a good foundation for makeup. Very suitable for combination skin types this cream does the bb magic and brightens up the skin instantly!
Pond’s white beauty BB+ fairness cream
The new entry in this sector, the pond’s bb cream contains a first of its kind innovative solution that combines the dual benefit of instant coverage of spots as well as lightening of the skin in order to reveal a perfect natural look. Suitable for Indian skin it comes with a strong SPF of 30, which means that it works as a sunscreen too, protecting your skin from the harsh sun.
Garnier BB Cream
The ultimate winner from this group with its reasonable price and increasing demand is the Garnier bb cream. It contains brightening minerals and almond extracts with the goodness of vitamin c, in addition to this it also carries the benefit of a sunscreen with an SPF 24. It has also been called the miracle worker that benefits your skin and helps you achieve a perfect radiant look! Say goodbye to dullness, dryness and discoloration.
To protect your skin from harmful UV rays during summer L’Oreal Paris has launched gel sunscreen UV perfect Aqua Essence. The gel composition makes it feel like water when applied on the skin.
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