Garnier BB Cream Review


Garnier Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream Review

Garnier BB Cream Review

  • I have the normal/dry skin version, and I’m very interested to try out the oily skin version.
  • This comes in only two shades: light/medium and medium/deep (*Correction: it is now available in three shades. The newest shade is fair/light)
  • SPF 15 UVA/UVB Sunscreen
  • Active Ingredient: Octinoxate 4% 
  • Available at any drugstore, Walmart, Target, etc.
  • At Target for $11.39  (for 2.5 fl oz) 

Garnier BB Cream Review

Wanna know what Garnier says about their product? Oh, good, ‘cuz I’m about to tell you!

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

A combination of Hyaluronic Acid, Lipidure Microspheres + Glycerin retains water in the skin, allowing it to maintain superior moisture levels and improve softness and suppleness of skin for 24hours. Vitamin C provides antioxidant properties, boosts radiance and luminosity of skin.Mineral Pigments delicately and immediately beautiful skin. The rich pigments instantly melt and spread flawlessly over skin.”

Garnier BB Cream Review

I have the light/medium, and, unfortunately, it is a bit too dark for me. I can use this all summer, and a little into the fall, but after that, the color doesn’t match anymore. Just something to consider if you have an extra light or deep skin tone. 

Garnier BB Cream Review

I found that they best way to apply this product is with my fingers. I’m generally not a fan of using my fingers, and I would rather use a brush to apply (it’s just less messy that way), but the finish of this BB cream looks best when I use my fingers. 

I also found that one layer looks better than two. While it is somewhat build-able, it tends to feel very heavy and tacky when two layers are applied. If you don’t mind that feeling, then by all means- layer to your heart’s content. I hate it when I touch my face and it doesn’t feel like skin. I don’t like the feeling of thick makeup on my face… ick! So, yes, all that to say, I just stick with one layer. ;)

 I would not recommend this product to anyone that does not have dry skin! It definitely leaves you with a luminous look on your face, and can tend to look greasy if your skin produces it’s own “luminous look” already. ;) If you have normal skin, I think you could still check this out… and perhaps you should set it with a powder. The powder will prolong the wearing power, the coverage, and provide a more matte finish as well. 

Garnier BB Cream Review

my rating- 4 stars

Overall, I do really like this product. It’s perfect for a casual day or just a day when you’re wanting a very light, natural looking face. I am very interested to check out the oily skin version. Although I like this one, many people don’t… but I have heard many positive reviews on the new oily formula. My curiosity has been peaked now. ;) Don’t worry, if I try it out, I’ll be sure to share my thoughts!

BB cream or foundation? What’s your pick? Have you tried any bb creams that you just love?? 

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