Advanced search

Has Boots Botanics BB cream been discontinued?

(24 Posts)
Baconsarnie Mon 07-Dec-15 21:24:05

It's out of stock on the website and I can't find it in any branches. I use the light version and it's brilliant. What can I use instead please? Any recommendations welcome!

bishboschone Thu 28-Jan-16 14:34:06

I think they have , I've googled as I need some more . I have some light tubes ( brand new ) if you are interested . I will eBay them I think as I wear medium now .

cathyandclaire Thu 28-Jan-16 14:40:11

I used to use it and moved to Bourjois (?sp) CC cream and definitely prefer it.

bishboschone Thu 28-Jan-16 15:52:13

Thanks ... I may try that .. Are the colours the same ? Which colour botanics dos you use and which colour bourjois do you use ? Colour is the tricky bit!

maybemyrtle Thu 28-Jan-16 23:39:55

Yes, I emailed them last week to ask this very q because I couldn't find it either. Gutted.

krisskross Fri 29-Jan-16 00:33:24

Oh no!! I love it too. What a shame, its .
I've got two tubes I'll have to eek out over years!

Cheesymonster Fri 29-Jan-16 10:41:16

Oh no! That was their best seller, why would they do that?

I also like No 7 BB creams is that helps anyone.

mammmamia Sat 30-Jan-16 01:15:42

I have a tube of medium I don't like, happy to send to anyone that wants it

minnymoobear Sat 30-Jan-16 01:52:01

I've syrted using nude Bb cream-a maybelline one which is perfect for every day wear

bishboschone Sat 30-Jan-16 07:35:11

Yes please mammamia... Do you want one of my tubes of light ?

Bobble33 Sat 30-Jan-16 16:59:52

I have a tube of Boots Botanics BB cream in medium if anyone wants to swop for a tube of light. Its been used once and still in box.

bishboschone Sat 30-Jan-16 17:01:25

I have about 3 brand new tunes of light .. Bought in error as I prefer the medium now.. Happy to swop one .

Trills Sat 30-Jan-16 17:04:08

Yes they have!

And I'd only recently discovered it.

I use the Bourjouis 123 CC cream in the summer (when I am too tanned for the Botanics Medium). It comes in more colours than just light/medium.

I never did understand why the Botanics/Garnier BB creams were made by skincare brands and lived with skincare rather than being in the makeup area - they are makeup.

If you're into Facebook groups and makeup and stuff this lot might have some good suggestions.

Bobble33 Sat 30-Jan-16 18:55:53

hi Bishboschone I will pm to arrange a swop. Many thanks.

Destinysdaughter Sat 30-Jan-16 19:01:53

Bloody Boots! I use that BB cream too in the summer, it's nice. They also discontinued my favourite No7 nude lipstick that I'd worn for years last year. I wish they'd let customers know when they're planning to discontinue stuff!

( and what happens to the products leftover, do they just bin them?)

maybemyrtle Sat 30-Jan-16 22:32:06

Destiny they told me they'd sold out and had no more stock in any stores...but also that it hadn't been selling well for a while. I almost wrote back to say that it can't have been selling that badly then!

bishboschone Sun 31-Jan-16 12:02:42

They might sell more if they put it in the make up section!!

mammmamia Thu 11-Feb-16 00:03:04

Sorry I didn't reply. Whoever wants mine PM me. I don't need the light one in return.

KBenn5 Thu 03-Mar-16 11:54:48

Hi there. Do you still have the medium colour? I would be ever so grateful for a tube! Many thanks..KBenn5

KBenn5 Tue 15-Mar-16 12:58:48

Hi, just checking if you still have the BB cream in Medium?

Kind regards, KBenn5

Chouflette Tue 26-Apr-16 17:01:22

I loved this BB cream and am still looking for an alternative :-( Any suggestions please let me know. I need good coverage but ideally something less heavy than foundation. Thanks

GingerLemonTea Tue 26-Apr-16 23:24:44

I heard Seventeen BB cream is similar

MairzyDoats Wed 22-Jun-16 16:34:35

I've just run out...waaaah! Any other recommendations?

BananaChew Wed 22-Jun-16 17:48:00

I'm a big fan of Rimmel 9in1 radiance BB cream. Better than Estee Lauder IMO

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now