YSL,Dior,Clarins,Kiehls and Vichy to compete with their BB Creams this spring

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Looks like the BB Cream market in the West isn’t slowing down this year with major brands releasing their version of the BB Cream.

 

 

1. Yves Saint Laurent All In One BB Cream

 

An all in one cream which uses optics to correct the skin’s imperfections. A fluid and light texture which is easy to apply. However might not be hydrating enough for those with dry skin. Available from 25th February 2013 onwards. Retails at 45euros.

 

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2. Dior Diorskin Nude BB Cream

 

Dior has released 3 BB Creams – the Hydralife which was a disaster, the Diorsnow which was for the Asian market, and the Dior Prestige which was way overpriced. I think they finally hit gold with their latest BB Cream and has learnt from their past mistakes! This BB Cream is quite amazing – however I wish they had a shade in between their 02 and 03. Comes in 4 shades to fit all ethnicity. Full review to come soon. Only SPF 10.

 

Diorskin Nude BB Crème provides the benefits of skincare and makeup in a fresh and airy formula. Enhanced with mineralized floral water and a blend of antioxidants, it moisturizes, smoothes, protects, and corrects skin with sheer coverage. Available in four expert shades to match every skintone, the complexion is illuminated with a unique fresh glow and dewy finish. Priced at 42euros.

 

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3. Vichy Idealia BB Cream

A 6-in-1 BB Cream made for all skin types even the most sensitive ones. A hydrating BB Cream which has a fluid texture that sinks into the skin immediately. A hydrating BB Cream that hydrates the skin throughout the day while covering the skin’s imperfections. Available from April 2013 at 21.45 euros.

 

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4. Kiehls Actively Correcting Beautifying BB Cream

 

Finally a Western BB Cream with a high SPF! This BB Cream from Kiehl’s corrects irregularities of your skin’s tone, unifies and protects the skin against UV rays while hydrating it the whole day. The texture is apparently a little too compact. It also apparently has a matt finish. However, the BB Cream couldn’t last the whole day… Available in March at the price of 29 euros.

 

 

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5. Clarins BB Skin Perfecting Cream

Rich in natural actives which unifies, revitalize and protects the skin. A light textured, with a refreshing scent. Apparently it’s an ‘amazing’ product so I’m definitely trying this out. Available from March 2013 onwards at 33 euros.

 

For the complete list of BB Creams released in the west so far in 2013, refer to this article too

  • chamcham

    Thank you! Very informative!

  • http://theprettibrowneyes.blogspot.com Frances

    wow BB cream is really getting big… but I personally will still always stick with Asian BB creams. So far the few Western BB creams I’ve tested just feel like tinted moisturizers…

    • Kristi

      U are exactly right! All they are are tinted moisturizers!

  • Kev. J

    Kiehl’s was my favorite skincare and bodycare(hand cream mainly) brand when I lived in Canada,and even now in Japan, I would say that it out-performs many of the Japanese brands out there. It is understated, but quite affordable as a North American brand which first started out in New York City. Whenever I go back to North America, I still do stock up on some of the favorites such as the Ultra Facial cream and also the damaged hair treatment pack with sunflower oil and also, their hand salve. It would be interesting to see how their version of the BB cream performs next to Korean brands, especially since a lot of Korean BB creams are too pinkish or ashen in color for me.

  • namiii

    thanks for the update hope :)

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