You find foundations a bit too heavy but what exactly do BB and CC creams do? Double letters in makeup have always been so confusing. Are these tinted moisturisers? Do they suit all skin types? What results should I expect? We know you have a lot of questions and no answers. Today, we will decode all the mystery surrounding BB and CC creams and put all your worries to rest.
Blemish balm or beauty balm has been around for centuries but they only became popular few years ago with the widespread popularity of South Korea’s K-Beauty explosion. As the name suggests one of the basic feature of a BB cream is to not just cover the appearance of blemishes and age spots but also heal them. BB creams also contains SPF and other skin benefiting ingredients such as hyaluronic acid. It gives a natural coverage, is light on skin and evens out skin tone for a flawless look. This cream is closer to a tinted moisturiser but goes beyond that by offering skincare benefits. If you have sensitive skin or expect your daily cream to offer more than just coverage, the Ponds White Beauty BB+ Cream is for you. It hides imperfections, brightens skin and gives even looking skin tone with a natural finish.
Colour correcting or colour control creams also even out skin tone by addressing skin issues such as redness and sallowness. CC creams contain similar properties as BB creams but offer better coverage. This cream is your one-stop shop for colour correcting concealer and foundation with added benefits of solving skin problems and offering sun protection. If you have acne prone skin or redness opting for the Lakme Complexion Care Face CC Cream would address your concerns. Formulated for Indian skin tones, wear this CC cream as your daily moisturiser and get coverage, natural-looking skin and sun protection all in one!