BB cream varies widely by brand, but many have ingredients like: Skin protectants: vitamins, antioxidants. Moisturizers: hyaluronic acid, glycerin, panthenol, ceramides.
What is difference between BB and CC cream?
"BB cream is more hydrating and can provide a beautiful radiance to the skin, [which] is ideal for dry skin types. [Meanwhile], CC cream is lighter in coverage and is great for oily skin as it often comes in a matte formula," shares celebrity makeup artist Nydia Figueroa, who's based in Cedar Grove, New Jersey.
What ingredients should I avoid in BB cream?
QUICK LINKS FOR WHAT INGREDIENTS TO AVOID IN SKINCARE
- Ethanolamine Compounds (MEA, DEA, TEA)
- Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)/Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES)
- Synthetic Fragrance or Parfum.
- Synthetic Colors.
- Chemical UV Filters (Octinoxate & Oxybenzone)
Why use BB cream instead of foundation?
Standing for “beauty balm”, a BB Cream is a lighter coverage option then foundation, which tends to be on the maximum coverage side. A BB Cream offers sheer, dewy coverage in the form of a multitasking balm. It generally combines your moisturiser, primer, tinted foundation, skincare and SPF into one.
Is BB cream good or bad for your skin?
BB creams are safe to use on a regular, daily basis, but as one of the most versatile skin care products on the market, they're especially useful when you don't have time to apply, a moisturiser, primer and foundation: Just throw on a bit of BB cream (preferably one with SPF) and you're ready to conquer the day!
Should BB cream be lighter or darker than foundation?
BB creams give you a lighter coverage than a foundation, but they're great at evening out your skin tone and hydrating your skin. A CC cream offers slightly more coverage (although that can highly differ by shade and brand) and could be an excellent choice for those with enlarged pores, or uneven skin texture.