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Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream

Hello Girls…Today I'm reviewing Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream  I was really excited to buy this BB Cream and I have heard amazing reviews about it.
 The full size tubes are available in 8 shades and 2 shades are available in travel size. I got it in medium shade.

It comes in a medium size black color tube with a matte screw cap. On front side,there is a little window so you can see the color from it. 

Ingredients(taken from sephora website)...
Octinoxate 7.5 % 
-Octisalate 4% 
-Oxybenzone 2.5 % 
-Titanium Dioxide 1.10% 

Water, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Phenyl Trimethicone, Pentylene Glycol, Glyceryl Stearate, Behenyl Alcohol, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Peg-40 Stearate, Polyglyceryl-10 Pentastearate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract (Extrait D'Orge), Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Polyquaternium-51, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, Trehalose, Oryzanol, Octyldodecyl Neopentanoate, Urea, Polyglyceryl-6 Polyricinoleate, Propylene Glycol Laurate, Glycyrrhetinic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sucrose, Glycerin, Sodium Stearoyl Lacylate, Caffeine, Linoleic Acid, Cholesterol, Lecithin, Squalane, Sodium PCA, Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Propylene Glycol Stearate, Stearic Acid, Polysorbate 20, Sorbitan Laurate, Xanthan Gum, Aluminum Hydroxide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Silica, Disodium EDTA, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Chlorphenesin, Phenoxyethanol [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Zinc Oxide (CI 77947), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)].

Product Description...
It is a multitasking tinted cream formula with SPF 35. It is formulated with emollients and optical pearls pigments to provide hydration and reduce fine lines and wrinkles after 4 weeks. It is a 5-in-1 formula for flawless skin. It claims to prime,perfect,hydrate and remove excess oil.

My Thoughts...
First thing I have noticed was that it has really good coverage compared to others I have used. It blends well and you can build full coverage. I have combination skin in summer but dry skin in winter...weird...coming back to my skin type...oily T-zone,large pores around my nose and forehead and dry patches here and there. As I told you...i was really excited for this BB cream BUT this thing made my skin greasy and yellow-brownish in color. No matter what I applied it with (fingers,sponge,flat brush)the outcome was same. At first application it looks great but later on it oxidized and made my face blotchy and super greasy. The thing I like most is it fixed my flakey,dry and patchy skin...my skin is very dry in winters and my makeup literally flake off.
It guarantees to reduce fine lines in 4 weeks, I can not comment on this.

  • improve hydration
  • available in 10 shades
  • travel friendly
  • a pea size amount covers my entire face
  • build-able coverage,cover dark spots 
  • contains SPF-35
  • can be use alone or under the makeup
  • doesn't give any acne
  • doesn't feel heavy on face
  • easy to apply
  • spread easily
  • sleek packaging
  • cover light blemish
  • fix dry patches

  • huge list of ingredients 
  • very thick texture
  • doesn't control oil
  • oxidized after 2-3 hours
  • price $39 for 30 ml

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