All you wanted to know about BB Creams!


Spring is finally here!!! Stash those foundations away and let your skin breathe with BB creams while looking gorgeous at the same time. We have Tanya from dishing out on these BB creams, aka, the miracle balms.

BB Creams have become the latest buzz in the beauty and make-up market. Each brand is launching a new kind of BB Cream. But what actually is a BB Cream and which kind would suit your skin type?

We’ll help you find out some of the amazing benefits of using a BB Cream and why is it a must have in your makeup kit. Also listed are some of the top BB Creams in the US.

BB stands for blemish balm or beauty balm. The main aim of launching a BB Cream was that it would serve as an all-in-one beauty product for your skin. Each one of us has a different skin type and finding the right kind of serum, moisturizer, lotion and foundation can be a tedious job. Replace all of these with a BB Cream suiting your skin type and complexion and you are sorted.

BB Creams can be used daily as your moisturizer or as an effective base for your make-up. In a single stroke your get flawless skin and great coverage. Many varieties of BB Creams have SPF protection as well.

Benefits of using BB Creams

Some of the main benefits of BB Creams include –

  • Evens out skin tone
  • Moisturizes your skin
  • SPF Protection
  • Enriched with anti-aging ingredients
  • Hydrates your skin
  • Brightens complexion
  • Gives a natural glow
  • Covers dark spots and blemishes
  • Prevents your skin against future damage
  • It can be replaced for your serum and primer
  • Amalgamates skin care with make-up

The US market is filled with BB Creams and sometimes it is difficult to pick up one. Here’s a list of the top 5 BB Creams in the US market.

  1. Estee Lauder

The Estee Lauder range of BB Creams is divided into the following 4 categories –

  • Day Wear (with anti-oxidants)
  • Enlighten (skin tone corrector)
  • Clear Difference (complexion perfecting)
  • Double Wear All Day Glow (the benefits of make-up and moisturizer)

The average price is $40.

  1. Clinique

Clinique is a brand that needs no introduction. ‘Age Defense BB Cream’ by Clinique is available in 4 shades. It is priced around $37.

This high end BB Cream is perfect for your everyday skincare regime. Use it every day for a glowing and flawless look.

  1. Aveeno

Clear Complexion BB Cream by Aveeno is one of the most popular BB Creams in this range. It is priced at $15 and for its price it is a steal deal. It moisturizes and nourishes your skin and with SPF 30 it works as your sun screen as well.

4.  Garnier

Tone Perfection BB Cream by Garnier is available in various varieties so you can choose one according to your skin type and needs

  • Original
  • Oil-free Shine Control
  • Anti-acne
  • Anti-aging
  • Eye Roller


  1. L’ Oreal

Magic Skin Beautifier BB Cream by L’Oreal is a great buy. It hydrates your skin and conceals blemishes and dark spots. Priced at $10.95, it is affordable and effective.


TanyaVir     Tanya Virmani is a Fashion & Lifestyle Blogger and a true cosmopolite who loves to cook and travel. She is an expert on fashion. In addition to fashion & beauty, Tanya also writes articles for travel on her blog Let’s Expresso. To read more about her road trips in Himalayas and a passionate discussion on fashion you can follow her at http://www.letsexpresso. com/Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram

One Response to All you wanted to know about BB Creams!

  1. Rachna Sachdev says:

    Kindly suggest for oily n the one becoming loose

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