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If you wear a tinted bb cream as an everyday alternative to full make up

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olaflikeswarmhugs Mon 18-Aug-14 13:04:03

What one do you wear ?
And what (if any) powder do you put on top of it ?

Panzee Mon 18-Aug-14 13:05:27

Clinique with a little powder.

olaflikeswarmhugs Mon 18-Aug-14 13:06:49

What type/brand of powder panz ?

VeryLittleGravitasIndeed Mon 18-Aug-14 13:14:03

Technically not a bb cream but so light it may as well be - Terry Light Expert. I don't wear powder, my skin is too dry for it.

Wolfiefan Mon 18-Aug-14 13:17:54

Estée Lauder BB cream. Lovely.

Bohemond Mon 18-Aug-14 13:18:44

Dr Reynaud
No powder

edamsavestheday Mon 18-Aug-14 13:19:54

do you moisturise before BB cream?

Panzee Mon 18-Aug-14 13:22:33

I use a Max Factor pressed powder. Not much.
I use a light moisturiser too -my skin is v dry though.

Carpaccio Mon 18-Aug-14 13:50:44

I use a moisturiser before using tinted moisturiser/BB cream.

I use Estee Lauder DayWear BB cream or Laura Mercier oilfree tinted moisturiser.

As I have oily skin, I use powder to avoid looking too oily after a couple of hours. I find that the Estee Lauder BB cream (and DoubleWear light also) seems to be great at keeping my skin matte for longer than most other products.

edamsavestheday Mon 18-Aug-14 14:04:26

How old are you all? Just wondering if my being mid-40s (eek) means BB cream is better/worse...

olaflikeswarmhugs Mon 18-Aug-14 14:39:49

I'm 28 with very greasy spot-prone skin so I don't really wear make up during the day .
I'm starting a uni course and want something that will give me a bit of coverage/colour but without being to heavy .
I wear mac studio fix with benefit boing concealer at weekend/going out . But it's too dark and heavy for day to day wear .

Blithereens Mon 18-Aug-14 14:41:04

I like Benefit The Big Easy. I use a primer under it and blend it in with my fingers. It dries to a powder finish smile

Fairylea Mon 18-Aug-14 14:43:00

I keep trying bb creams and have tried loads but at 33 with very oily skin they just make me look too shiny and if I put powder on them the powder clogs and I look streaky. I end up going back to my normal foundation and pressed powder.

Bohemond Mon 18-Aug-14 14:48:37

I am 42 Edam. Have fairly normal skin but prefer the natural look

Leviticus Mon 18-Aug-14 15:08:17

Moisturiser then Botanics BB and a bit of pressed translucent - Bourjois healthy mix at the mo - applied with a brush to shiny bits.

MamaLazarou Mon 18-Aug-14 15:14:44

Garnier BB cream with a bit of Laura Mercier translucent loose powder on the T-zone.

HazleNutt Mon 18-Aug-14 15:28:57

Not sure it's technically a BB, but Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Fluid. Very light. No powder, even though I have oily skin.

slug Mon 18-Aug-14 15:42:22

48 I'm in my 40's I use Dr Jaart Premium BB cream. It's fine without powder over the top but for work I usually pat a little mineral foundation over the oiler places to set it. I have that pale, freckly Celtic skin that never tans.

Hassled Mon 18-Aug-14 15:49:56

I'm using some Lancome CC cream (not really sure what the difference is between that and BB tbh) at the moment that I really like.

3littlefrogs Mon 18-Aug-14 15:54:13

Osiris BB cream (Lidl). It is lovely, light and inexpensive. When they have it I buy 3 or 4 tubes.

Slightly mystified though as to why it is named after the Egyptian god of death. confused

MrPop Mon 18-Aug-14 15:58:34

At the moment am wearing Ren BB cream but I won't buy it again, it feels quite drying. Just tried a sample of Clarins BB and that seemed really nice.

I also tried soap and glory bb (which isn't tinted) as recommended on here but wasn't keen. I needed to use powder with it - I use Mac blot powder which is very good.

I put moisturiser (and sometimes suncream) on underneath too!

Carpaccio Mon 18-Aug-14 16:07:16

Have you tried a mattifying primer under your foundation/tinted moisturiser/BB cream?

Also, a sheer coverage foundation might work well for you - Estee Lauder DoubleWear Light lasts so well and doesn't give much coverage at all.

Doing touch ups during the day is normal for a lot of people, especially those with oily or combination skin. A good pressed powder is brilliant. You can use it with a powder puff or brush, and to set the makeup in the morning.

lisaloulou84 Mon 18-Aug-14 16:13:27

Another shout for Benefit's Big Easy, I like to mix it with their That Gal and use their Fake Up under my eyes and around my nose.

FabulousSweetieDarling Mon 18-Aug-14 16:16:27

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flanjabelle Mon 18-Aug-14 16:32:37

L'oreal bb cream in light. Its fab for my spot prone slightly oily skin.

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