Skin Food Aloe Sun BB Cream is another of my top BB Creams. I’m trying to review BB Creams that get a lot of airtime in my stash and not so much ones that sit around unused and unloved.
This isn’t the best BB Cream in the world mine you but it is one I tend to reach for a lot. It has a fairly large cult following with some folks absolutely adoring it and others not really feeling the love.
Of course, as I mentioned before, BB Creams are a super personal experience. You have to try a ton to find your perfect formula and shade.
Let’s take a peek at the Aloe Sun one and see what’s so great about it.
I’ve tried numerous BB Creams in the course of the last several years and I can only list a few that I really love. BB Creams are really a personal experience, I believe you have to try a variety of them before you get to the formula and shade that’s just right for you, your skin tone, and type.
Skin 79’s Gold and Pink labels are favorites of mine but above all else Skin 79 The Oriental Gold BB Cream is by far my very favorite. This is another of my HG (holy grail) BB Creams of choice which is why today I’ve hauled it out for a review.
Take a look!
Most commonly asked question…
“What’s your favorite BB Cream?”
It’s tough to answer this because I tend to use a different one everyday since I have over 30 tubes in rotation ay any given time and I’m always testing new ones. That’s possibly obscene and slightly crazy but I’m just like every other girl or guy out there, I’m seeking flawless skin and BB Creams provide it.
One thing I will say is I go back again and again to a few particularly formulas I love one of which is BRTC Jasmine Water BB Cream.
It tops my hit list.
Having been a long time user and fan of Korean BB Creams I’ve very pleased they have finally entered the US market. Actually, technically, I’m both pleased and disappointed.
The formula has under gone some vast changes in the transition from the Eastern to Western market. It is understandable though on some levels. There is room for adjustment in the formula as well since our market isn’t as interested in the whitening abilities of skincare products as a dominate Asia market would be.
Unfortunately, one of the things that is unforgivable is that formulas introduced have morphed and become so far removed from the original intent of a BB Cream that really, the only thing we are seeing at this point is a BB that acts more as a tinted moisturizer more than anything else.
Needless to say they have originally started out as one product but ended up adjusting to suit many different needs. Formulas in Asia tend to cover a wide spectrum of skin concerns such as concealing, producing flawless skin, whitening, brightening, anti-aging, and more….
Versus a lighter, sheerer formula here in the US that promises very few of the things listed above.
Dr. Brandt Felxitone BB Cream attempts to replicate the traditional Asia BB Cream. I had some interesting results with it. Here are my thoughts!
If you’re unfamiliar with BB Creams I do suggest reading this post prior to reading my review of the new Stila Stay All Day 10 in 1 HD Beauty Balm. Hopefully it’ll enlighten you to what a BB Cream is.
With Summer here, we’ll be seeing more and more BB Creams popping up but these products aren’t new by any means as they have been popular in Korea for a very long time and just over the last year or two Japan and the rest of Asia.
BB Creams are a cool product in the fact they offer flawless, long wearing coverage with the added benefit of anti-aging, whitening, and SPF ingredients to keep skin looking its very best. There are SO many brands of BB Creams in Korea in a variety of formulas to try but lucky enough we are a bit more limited here in the US. I say lucky because sometimes it does get overwhelming and finding just the right BB Cream for your skin tone and issues comes down to trying many products before finally finding just the right one for your tone, skin type, and issues. Believe me, I’ve tried hundreds!
Not many Western brands have succeeded in capturing the idea, concept, and formula of an Asian BB Cream but the attempts and tries so far are interesting.
Stila Stay All Day HD Beauty Balm will essentially be a disappointment if you’ve tried Asian BB Creams before however it might just prove a win for those who haven’t been initiated into the world of Asian BB Creams.
Let’s take a look!