If you’re a reader of my sporadic and usually inane tweets you’ll have seen me tweet a couple of weeks ago that I was totally over BB Creams. Typically one turned up for me to review shortly after that and given that it was Clarins soon to be released BB Cream and I believe Clarins bases to be right up there amongst the very best you can buy, I clearly had to try it out. Was I won over by this BB? Read on to find out.
The Clarins BB comes in three shades, Light, medium and dark and has colour matching technology which means it adapts to your own skin tone, which I’ll talk about a bit more shortly. It provides SPF25 and aims to even skin tone, protect and revitalise.
I’m more enthused about this than I have been about any other BB cream. It applies like a dream and it leaves my skin with a “satin” finish, its really quite magnificent and makes my skin look nearly flawless. Unlike some BB’s it offers good coverage and can be worn alone on days when your skin is less than perfect.
So lets talk about the colour aspect. I have shade light. I’m pale. Usually the second shade in most colour ranges but this “Light” is too dark for me. Take a look at the hand swatch. It’s quite clearly too dark. I’ve blended it out slightly in the second shot (sorry its out of focus but you get the idea!)
Clarins BB Skin Perfecting Cream launches in May and will retail at £28.