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Clinique Age Defense BB Cream ~ My quick review

Hello Girls…
                      Today I'm reviewing Clinique Age Defense BB Cream, which is a 100% allergy tested and fragrance free BB cream. People with dry skin can really benefit from BB Creams. My skin is so dry and flaky that my makeup will literally flake off(specially in winter),and BB cream is perfect for winter season. According to Clinique, this is an oil????

 




        My Quick Review
Thumbs up
  • SPF 30, it contains both titanium dioxide and zinc oxide 
  • moisturized well which means it is good for dry skin beauties
  • perfect for winters 
  • can be use as a day cream
  • can be use as a primer if you are looking for full coverage
  • provides medium coverage,so you can skip foundation
  • allergy tested, good for sensitive skin beauties 
  • dermatologist tested
  • contains antioxidants in it
  • a little goes a long way, a tiny bit amount is good for whole face
  • it conceals out the blemish
  • absolutely fragrance free
  • parabens free
  • sulfates free
  • phthalates free
  • travel friendly packaging

Thumbs down
  • available only in 3 shades
  • thick texture
  • bit chalky
  • its shiny not dewey 
  • it feels heavy on your face
  • gives you grayish look 
  • price $37 for 1.4 oz
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What shade is right for you? (taken from clinique website)

Very fair complexions with pink undertones, use Shade 01 
Very fair to moderately fair complexions with golden undertones, use Shade 02 
Moderately Fair to Medium with Golden Undertones, use Shade03




How I wear it…
                       This BB cream is really thick, so a small amount of product goes a long way. I apply it over cleansed and moisturized skin, dot a tiny amount on cheeks, forehead and chin and then blend it out with a kabuki brush. After that dust loose powder all over the face.

My opinion...
This was my first BB cream so I was really excited. Back to the cream, I bought this in shade 02 due to its recommendation for moderately fair skin with yellow/gold undertone,but despite its recommendation I felt that it made my face look grayish & chalky.  It is way too thick to use on its own. Sometimes I feels like I'm wearing a mask on my face. I recommend adding moisture for the cream to thin out the thickness.

Will I repurchase it...
No absolutely NOT


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