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The Buzz Behind BB Creams

The Buzz Behind BB Creams

The Buzz Behind BB Creams


The Buzz behind BB Creams:
I am sure, after all the buzz beauty balms have created in
the last two years; you must have got one in your make-up stash, if no than you
will soon get one but first you need to know what actually BB Cream is.

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Dr. Jart+ Black Label BB Cream

Dr.Jart+ Black Label Detox Beauty Balm

Hello Readers!

I believe you have been well, today I am here with Dr. Jart+ Black Label Detox BB creams review. 

I like the packaging its good quality vise and easy to use n travel with. At first sight I thought the shade is too dark for my skin tone ( I am NC25) but on application it matched nicely. The cream has very thick formula which blends like a charm. Black label BB cream has sticky feel to it but it dries into satin finish eventually. The cream does not make much different to the condition of my skin but it does provide medium coverage and it works really well on my oily skin. I don’t fell that it does any kind of Detoxification and it fades away quickly, but it feels very light weight. The best part is that it has SPF in it, it has no fragrance and it is matte. Its extremely expensive $50 for a tube though I have mine in a deluxe sample. Over all I like this BB cream I don’t think I will purchase a full tube of it with my own money. If you want one you can get it from Sephora for $50. 

Dr. Jart+ Black label BB Cream

Left without Dr Jart BB cream right with BB cream

Tell me have you tried this one? What’s your take on it.

The Buzz Behind BB Creams

The Buzz behind BB Creams

BB Creams Craze

am sure, after all the buzz beauty balms have created in the last two
years; you must have one in your make-up stash, if no then you will soon
get one, but first you need to know what BB Creams actually are.

History of BB Creams:

It all started in Germany back in 1960’s. A Dermatologist Christine
Schrammek, M.D. who wanted a single cream that would protect skin and
provide coverage after laser treatments to his patients, formulated the first BB cream. Back in mid 90’s, Korean beauty market came up with a similar idea of an all in one, multi-tasking skin cream, which was a hit.


BB creams are short for Beauty Balms, Blemish Base or Blemish Balms
and have been around for quite some time. BB Cream manufacturers claim
that they combine the benefits of serums/primer/tinted moisturizer/sunscreen
in one cream so you may get a multi-tasking product for your skin. BB
cream is a multi-functional cream and it is supposed to make a good base
for your make up by moisturizing, priming & concealing the
blemishes and redness over your face. It also provides protection from
sun as it contains SPF and hydrates your skin like a day cream. Sounds
so amazing, right? That’s not all, BB creams also contain anti-aging
properties, if you are someone who requires lighter coverage, you may
easily replace your moisturizer and foundation with a BB cream.

Experts Opinion:

Lisa Eldridge, No 7 Creative Consultant says:

…not only is it an illuminator, moisturizer and protector
with SPF15. It also has corrective and balancing qualities. Your one
stop shop to flawless, beautiful skin.

Ni’Kita Wilson, a cosmetic chemist at Englewood Lab in New Jersey says:

The idea of a well-formulated BB cream is that it’s the only product you’ll need after you wash your face.

New York City and Miami-based dermatologist Fredric Brandt, M.D.says:

BB cream is perfect for a busy woman.


Do You Need One?

There is no harm in giving it a try; one always wonders why everyone
is running after BB Creams. The trick is to get a perfect shade that
suits your skin, the best tip I got once, is to treat your BB Cream like
a skin care cream. Before
purchasing its ideal to give it a try at counter or get a sample of it,
make sure it blends well. It’s always good to seek advice from the
person standing at the counter.


Have a look at the list of BB Creams you can get in Pakistan:

L’oreal launched its BB cream in June 2013, named Revitalift Total Repair 10 some time back, which is priced around PKR 1800 and is easily available on all the leading stores nationwide.

Rimmel on the other hand has got its own BB cream named 9 in one Skin Perfecting Super Make up which is priced around PKR 995 and can also be purchased from all the leading stores nationwide.

Garnier’s version of BB cream is named Miracle Skin Perfector and is available in two different sized tubes 40ml priced PKR 450 can also be purchased from all Superstores.

Maybelline BB Cream is named Dream Fresh BB Cream 8 in one Beauty Balm and it is priced PKR 650 can be purchased from all leading Superstores.

The Body Shop’s All in one BB Cream which is priced at PKR 1195 and can be purchased from any The Body Shop outlet.
Disclosure: The article was written for Bridal Lounge.


Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector review & Giveaway

Garnier Miracle Skin perfector BB Cream

Hello Gorgeous Readers!
believe you have been well, I am back after 17 days with a lot f energy
and new products to share with you guys but first I would like to talk
about a cream which I loved the most on my trip Garnier BB Cream Miracle
skin perfector in shade light. I know I am the last one but I have finally joined the Garnier BB Cream Bloggers Hype, better late than never.  At first I thought that light shade is too dark for my skin but it matched perfectly. 

Here is what Garnier Claims:
The Problem:

Skin concerns, such as discoloration, dullness, blotchiness and
dryness can come from a number of different sources. It’s hard to find
just one product that adresses all these concerns at once.

Garnier introduces its first BB Cream, Miracle Skin Perfector.
Multi-benefit skincare that combines intense hydration with tinted
minerals and vitamin C.

The Result:
Instantly: Skin looks naturally more even, radiant and smooth.
After just one use
of women reported instantly smoothed skin upon application

of women noticed a more even complexion

of women said that their skin had a healthy glow after use
My Experience:
BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector comes in good looking 50ml tube which
is very travel friendly I Love BB Creams I believe they are great
alternative to wearing foundation on daily basis. Garnier BB Cream has
got thick creamy consistency I usually apply it after moisturizing my
skin and  it blends very smoothly. This Cream is very light weight
provides decent coverage and gives dewy finish.  The best part is that
it hides red patches, blemishes marks and evens out my skin tone.  I
took this little tube with me on my trip to Saudia and I loved wearing
it in Madinah as weather there was cold and dry and I used to apply
Garnier BB Cream for decent
coverage.  What I don’t like about this BB Cream is the smell
of it, though it remain in the tube only, and it fades away quickly other than that its a good product for everyday use.

 You can get Garnier BB Cream
from any superstore across Pakistan and it comes with the price tag of
PKR 449 for 50ml tube. 

Garnier Miracle Skin perceftor BB cream
and here is how it wears on me

Left Garnier BB Cream applied and right bare face.

The good
news is that I got sent two Garnier BB Creams in shade Light and I am
giving away one all you have to do is go to this link and enter (link). 

Yes the giveaway in open internationally.

Have you tried this one?  What’s your take on it?

 Disclosure: The product was provided for review purpose.


L’Oreal Paris Revitalift TR10 BB Cream Mall animation Event.

L’Oreal Anti-Ageing BB Cream
Hello Readers!
 I was lucky enough to get the invitation of L’Oreal Paris Revitalift BB cream animation event at Dolmen City Mall on 12th of June. L’Oreal arranged a trendy Make-up & Fashion presentation in which L’Oreal not only launched its BB cream but also introduced some beautiful makeup looks for Spring/Summer 2013 created & Styled  by Saba Ansari in a Fashion Presentation featured four fashion designers.
LE SMOKY by Deepak Perwani,
LE SHOCKING by Sadaf Malattere, 
LE GLAMOUR by Sana Safinaz and  
LE SENSUAL by Shehla Chatoor
 all of whom created exclusive capsule collections inspired by each
make-up trend to complete the “look”. The finale of the show featured
L’Oréal Paris Spokesperson Mehreen Syed in LE GLAMOUR by Sana Safinaz.
Le GLAMOUR by Sana Safinaz
Le SHOCKING by Sadaf Malattere
Le SENSUAL by Shehla Chatoor
The Mall was jam packed with People & it was impossible for me to hear anything. Now lets talk about The Revitalift TR 10 BB Cream 
Its designed for the ladies who believe in 
Here is L’Oreal’s Philosophy of its Revitalift BB Cream. 
The 1st First Anti-Ageing
BB skin solution.  Perfectly suited to
the needs of today’s women who do 10 things at once, Revitalift TR10 BB Cream
provides instant skin perfection with long lasting anti-wrinkle action.
Enriched with active ingredients, it fights the 10 signs of ageing in one
gesture i.e.: reduced wrinkles, smoothed skin, rehydrated skin, firmer skin, more
elastic skin, more supple skin, even complexion, radiant skin, refined skin texture,
defined contours. Its BB pigments unify skin and subtly illuminate complexion,
correct skin tone imperfections and conceal dark circles with no caking effect.
The skin is moisturized for a full 24 hours and has a soft and velvety texture.

I have yet to try this product lets see when I get my hands on this one.
event was managed by the team at Bulls Eye with talent management and
choreography by Catwalk and Public Relations by Lotus. Photo Courtesy Dragonfly. 

Here I have one picture of myself & bloggers. 

Me, Maliha, Aamir, Umair, Owais