What is BB cream?
TheBB Cream (Blemish Balm Cream) is the hottest beauty product in Asia right now. The product was originated in Germany and used by dermatologists to help patients who have gone through laser skin surgery soothe and regenerate the skin.
Soon after, Korean celebrities started using the cream and a craze was born. Big companies then took the idea and turned it into a product widely available to the public. The new product is suitable for all skin types, especially those with sensitive and acne-prone skin. It has the advantages of both a makeup and skincare product. It can even out skin tone, camouflage under eye circles, acne scars and add radiance to the skin without the heavy mask-like effects of a foundation. Prolonged used of the product will also help improve the overall texture of the skin and fade acne scars.
The main purpose of BB Cream:
In general, BB Cream can be treated as a quick and effective solution for concealing, brightening and foundationfor makeup.
As BB Creams are all-in-one products, each BB Cream has their own set of extra features. You may want to understand each BB Cream's features before purchasing.
When will you use BB Cream?:
Most BB Cream provides you quick solution for light and natural makeup. You may want to use BB Cream when you are about to go out for a sudden appointment,when you are rushing out to work,when you want a quick makeup before going out for grocery or to the shopping mall.... All in all, It is a makeup product suitable for emergency situations, but of course, it is friendly enough so that you can also use it as a daily solution.
How do you use a BB Cream:
1 - After basic skin care, take and apply appropriate amount of this product (pearl bead size) on jaws, forehead, nose, and cheek evenly with fingers and make it absorbed tapping lightly.
2 - Although it may look dark transiently during application, it will change to natural skin tone by natural covering force during being absorbed into skin pores of flections.
Tips for using BB Cream:
1 - Do not mix BB cream with extra Emulsion or Foundation, they could ruin the concealing effect of BB Cream.
2 - Do not squeeze out too much BB Cream at once. It is better to temporarliy squeeze the cream to the back of your hand, and slowly apply them with your fingers. Avoid excessive application of BB Cream, it could make your face look artificial (too white).
3- Do not use BB cream daily if you have a oily skin, or acne problem. Otherwise it may accelerate the condition of your acne due to lack of exposure to air.
4- Even though BB Cream allow you to makeup without traditional foundation, you must remember to clean your face using makeup cleanser. Rememer, most BB Cream are water -proof and oil resistance, makeup cleanser is needed to remove the cream properly.