Top 6 BB and CC Creams to Try Now

BB Creams, also known as Blemish Balms or Beauty Balms, have really hit the makeup market this year. Originally launched in Asia, the BB Cream wave has now hit Europe and America. So what is a BB Cream, and why are they so special? Well, it’s like getting a combination of a tinted moisturizer with skin care ingredients and an added SPF. Think of it as a powerful tinted moisturizer that contains everything you need! They’re hot right now because any beauty product that can multi-task is a must-have, and so the BB Cream is a must-have. So if you like the feel of tinted moisturizer, especially in the summer, and the added benefit of built-in skincare and SPF then the BB Cream is perfect for you. With an array of shades and textures to choose from, keep reading for the best suggestions in BB cream and find the formula that's perfect for you!

Garnier Skin Renew BB Cream Miracle Skin Protector

This BB Cream gives the perfect amount of coverage while leaving your skin looking fresh and hydrated. It has the perfect dewy factor to it which makes it great to wear when you want to give your skin a subtle glow.The added skin care benefits also work to diminish discoloration, dullness, dryness, and blotchiness over time. In the end, your skin should look fabulous from the tint while looking more clear and radiant from the bonus ingredients.

Try it with: ​Garnier SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water All-in-1 Cleanser and Waterproof Makeup Remover, Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Anti-Dark Circle Eye Roller, Garnier SkinActive Clearly Brighter Overnight Leave-on Peel More »

Stila Stay All Day 10-in-1 HD Beauty Balm

This BB Cream gives you the benefit of a high definition tinted moisturizer, oil and blemish control, redness and irritation reducer, hydration, makeup primer, line reducer, and skin protector in one little tube. If you have problematic skin this product is perfect for you. The consistency is very nice and feels light on your skin, which is perfect for when you want coverage but don't want to feel the makeup on your skin. 

Try it w​ith: Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter and Glow Liquid Eyeshadow, Stila Convertible Color Cream Blush, Stila One Step Correct Triple Swirl Helix Primer More »

Clinique Age Defense BB Cream SPF30

Clinique is always at the cutting edge when it comes to developing new must-have products. And this is wonderful since their products are of good quality, but the prices are more affordable. The Clinique BB Cream gives you a combination of tinted moisturizer, SPF30, makeup primer, and antioxidants for future prevention of aging and damage. The feel is very light and natural on the skin, almost like you’re wearing nothing, but it does give just the right amount of coverage for evening out any imperfections. Also, don’t be deceived; the coverage lasts all-day thanks to the primer so you can also wear it in the heat and humidity as well. Perfect for people who have rosacea or other skin sensitivities, it won't cause your skin any type of reaction. 

Try it w ith: Clinique Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder, Clinique Chubby Stick Moisturizing Lip Color Balm, Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief Moisturizer More »

Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream 8-1 Skin Perfector

Help blur imperfections and even out your skin tone with this BB cream from Maybelline. The texture is light and easy to apply, and you can build coverage as you go if you need more. SPF 30 protects your skin from harmful UV rays and it also hydrates dry and patchy areas. Apply liberally all over face after moisturizer and finish with a nice pop of cream blush and highlighter. Need long lasting makeup? Try this setting spray to help keep makeup fresh on the skin for up to 12 hours, a must-have product!

Try it with: The Graffiti Nudes Eyeshadow Palette, Instant Age Rewind Dark Circle Treatment Concealer, Color Sensational Vivid Matte Liquid Lip Color  More »

Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream

This BB cream can be worn alone or as a primer underneath foundation for extra coverage to help even out skin tone and promote long-wearing makeup, and is designed to improve skin moisture in just 4 weeks. For oily skin types, it helps control shine and leaves a natural-looking finish on the skin. Apply with a foundation brush and blend in outward strokes for the best result. 

Try it w​ith: Smashbox Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick, Studio Skin 24 Hour Wear Waterproof Concealer, Smashbox Brow Tech To Go More »

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream with SPF 50
IT Cosmetics

Formulated by plastic surgeons, this CC cream offers a higher SPF level than normal and really works to repair skin imperfections. Its breakthrough technology in color correcting helps even out skin tone, and it lasts all day on the face without creasing, ideal for someone who needs to cover up more and wants it to last. Collagen, peptides, antioxidants, and vitamins all work together to smooth skins surface for an even, brighter complexion.

Try it with: IT Cosmetics Confidence in an Eye Cream, IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye Anti-Aging Concealer, IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Redness Correcting Cream  More »