BB, CC and Foundation, When to use what?!

We all want flawless skin, and sometimes even if we don’t want to we surrender to the power of cosmetics, we do because they are a shortcut to the result we strive for. There are so many products that give you that flawless skin look from foundation to tinted moisturizers. How do you know which one is what you need? We did the research for you so here is your guide!

 

Tinted Moisturizer:

This great for people with dry skin as it keeps their skin hydrated while giving it a sheer coverage. There are plenty of tinted moisturizers in the market however, this one is a cult favorite:

Bobbi Brown Nude Finish Tinted Moisturizer

 

CC Cream:

CC stands for “Color Correcting” Color Correcting, and the products are meant to address issues like redness or sallowness and dark circles. It will help treat your issues whilst giving a sheer coverage. So if your problem is any of the above then this is for you.  Here are some tried and tested favorites:

Bourjois CC Cream 

Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream

BB Cream:

BB stands for “Blemish Balm” or “Beauty Balm” as it hides the imperfections and gives your skin a natural glow. it provides coverage with added skin care benefits like SPF and anti-oxidants. They’re lighter than foundation but heavier than tinted moisturizers. They cover your imperfections while keeping your skin moisturized and without giving you an Air brushed look which means that it is perfect for everyday use.  Our favorites are:

Garnier BB Cream

Too Faced Beauty Balm

 

Foundation:

So if these creams provide us with coverage and benefits at the same time, does this mean that it’s time to say goodbye to our favorite foundations? Of course not!  All these creams are perfect for everyday use as they provide us with sheer coverage and different uses but for the big events and special occasions we still aim for an airbrushed model like look. Here are some of our favorite foundations!

 

For Oily Skin:

L’Oreal Infallible 24 Hour Matte

Make up Forever Ultra HD

For Dry Skin:

L’Oreal True Match

 

For Combination Skin:

Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Make-up

Maybelline New York Dream Matte Mousse Foundation

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