Thursday, February 16, 2012

What is a BB Cream?

physicians formula bb cream

So what exactly is a BB cream?

BB creams are multi purpose treatment creams designed to heal blemished skin, improve skin texture, protect with SPF and prime the skin for makeup. BB stands for blemish balm, blemish bases or beauty balm. 

They were created in the 1950's and became an Asian beauty must. The US is just now catching on! BB creams can contain collagen stimulating peptides, vitamin C, light reflectors and pigments.They can be uses alone on bare skin, used as a primer before your foundation or mixed into your foundation.

Here is an Ulta link to see the wide variety of bb creams:
www.ulta.com/a/Makeup-Face-BB-CC-Creams

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