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5 Best BB Creams: Beauty Expert’s Verdict

5 Best BB Creams: Beauty Expert’s Verdict

BB creams are the makeup bag stalwart that have become a beauty phenomen since they’ve exploded on to the beauty scene in 2011. After proving to be popular in the Asian market, BB creams, or ‘Blemish Balms’ as they’re otherwise known, have become the all-singing, all-dancing alternative to foundation. Marrying two of the most important secrets to a flawless complexion, moisture and coverage, when you find a good one, you’ll want to keep hold of it. But here at Beauty Expert we understand that finding the perfect BB cream can be a task in itself. So, we’ve devised our top 5 BB creams that will really get you glowing!

Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB Cream

Infused with age-defying minerals found in Hungry’s thermal waters, Omorovicza’s Complexion Perfector BB Cream is known as the ‘Swiss Army knife of the beauty industry’. Perfect for the lady who needs a BB cream that is multipurpose – it’s a moisturiser, foundation, sunscreen, concealer and anti-aging cream all in one!

The no silicone formula feels light weight and comfortable on the skin, leaving a flawless and sheer finish, whilst the cream’s white lupin and ruby crystal elements revitalise and plump the face.

Featured in Vogue’s ‘Top 10 BB Creams’ for 2016, the Omorovicza favourite is a must-have for your make up bag.

REN Satin Perfection BB Cream

Known for being at the forefront of revolutionary skincare, there’s no surprise that this Ren Satin Perfection BB Cream has made it on the list.

The silicone-free, multi-functional formula primes, perfects and protects in one simple sweep, leaving an even-toned, luminous effect with a smooth satin finish. This versatile cream provides full coverage that banishes imperfections, gives SPF protection, and features photo-rejuvenation technology to leave you looking photo ready at any time!

Decleor BB 24hr Moisture Activator

Perfect for complexions that need a moisture boost, the Decleor BB 24hr Moisture Activator does exactly what it says on the tin (or the tube!). Available in three shades, it has a light, illuminating effect that leaves a flawless dewy finish.

Light enough for summer and build-able enough for winter, it’s the perfect all year round saviour.

Quick tip: Containing Rose essential oils, the water will help to soothe and cleanse your skin, whilst protecting it against external irritants – perfect for removing your BB cream after a long day at the office.

Garnier Anti-Ageing Medium BB Cream

Garnier were the first ever brand to launch a BB cream in the UK and we’ve been addicts ever since! Reasonably priced at £9.99, this make-up bag staple will help you to achieve a flawless complexion whilst drawing back the years. Combining mineral pigments with wrinkle-fighting pro-xylane, the non-greasy formula combats uneven skin tone, banishes imperfections and restores a radiant glow, whilst delivering 24 hour hydration.

Thalgo BB Cream Perfect Glow Golden

A little goes a long way with this balmy delight from Thaglo. The velvety formula works hard to hide imperfections, hydrate skin an give your complexion a picture perfect finish. One of Europe’s leading skincare brands, Thaglo specialise in creating products from minerals which have been extracted from the sea. Containing Green Algae extract, the product is suitable for all skin types, providing a smooth, unblemished golden coverage, hydration and sun protection.



Amy Nicholson

Amy Nicholson

Beauty Editor