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#1 chookpea

Posted 17 February 2013 - 08:56 PM

Anyone used it before?  There's a deal here, though not sure if it's worth taking the plunge and getting two bottles

#2 chookpea

Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:11 AM

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#3 epl0822

Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:23 AM

Yep I use a BB cream which was given to me as a gift. If I am feeling lazy I just put on my moisturiser and BB cream before going out. It's like light foundation with sunscreen. When I run out of my bottle though I'm not planning to stock up again, if I have foundation, seems pointless to have BB cream.

#4 FeRaL n ScReWeD

Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:25 AM

I use the garnier bb cream and I love it.
Maybe try the garnier first as its only like $12 for a bottle and see if you like it.

#5 Shooz

Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:25 AM

I don't know this brand but you can buy the garnier stuff in the supermarket on special for about $10. I'd try this first and see if you like it. Personally my skin needs better coverage and so I prefer foundation but it's nice for holidays.

#6 password123

Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:31 AM

I've used this brand (i think its a korean brand) and found it quite thick and oily. I agree with PP - get the garnier one and see how you find it. They have an oil free version as well as a standard one.

#7 Feral timtam

Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:40 AM

I used to, then I switched to the cancer councils tinted facial sunscreen.
A BB cream is a tinted moisturiser with sunscreen, the Cancer Council stuff is a tinted sunscreen with moisturiser. The only real difference is the SPF.

I must admit though, before I found the Cancer Council stuff I loved BB cream, you got a sheer foundation, a facial moisturiser and your sunscreen in the one product so instead of applying three creams you were only applying one!

#8 dolcengabbana

Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:18 AM

I love the Rimmel BB cream I find it very thick though so use a makeup foundation Napoelon brush to apply and it looks flawless on and my skin doesn't sweat under it. Wears well all day.

#9 deedee15

Posted 18 February 2013 - 11:27 AM

QUOTE (dolcengabbana @ 18/02/2013, 11:18 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love the Rimmel BB cream I find it very thick though so use a makeup foundation Napoelon brush to apply and it looks flawless on and my skin doesn't sweat under it. Wears well all day.

That sounds really good, going to have a look at colours, currently have the Garnier on, which is good, but I switched to the oil control version and it seems much thinner coverage than the orginal.

#10 GreenEyedGirl

Posted 18 February 2013 - 06:10 PM

I used to use the garnier BB cream but it used to make my eyes water however the new one for combination - oily skin is much better for my skin and does not upset my eyes at all. I have a nice finish all day. It is light and just covers me enough that it looks nice and natural and yet for evenings out I can still just have it on and add on some pressed powder and other evening makeup.
Since using this I have not used a proper foundation at all!

#11 Sal78

Posted 20 February 2013 - 03:07 AM

skin79 bb cream is a good one. surprise they have that deal...personally i would choose the korean brands over the garnier and rimmels.

bb creams have been around for years in asia. we don't even have a sephora here.

#12 amesv

Posted 20 February 2013 - 04:22 AM

I haven't used that one, I was using the garnier BB cream but have gone back to Invizible Zinc over summer I prefer the finish.

#13 DamiansMama

Posted 20 February 2013 - 09:16 AM

QUOTE (Sal78 @ 20/02/2013, 04:07 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
skin79 bb cream is a good one. surprise they have that deal...personally i would choose the korean brands over the garnier and rimmels.

bb creams have been around for years in asia. we don't even have a sephora here.

But we do have Mecca - which is the equivalent. The brands that they don't stock (Bobbi Brown, Chanel, etc) at Mecca are usually in DJ's or Myer.

I have the Loreal BB cream but have read some great feedback on Bobbi Brown BB cream...am yet to give it a try though.

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