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What is a BB cream/balm and what are the benefits?  Is it in place of primer?

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Hello Cjbetty,


BB creams are a light weight foundation/tinted moisturizer that has added skincare benefits to them.  Each BB cream has different ingredients that are beneficial to the skin. I have attached a feed with a similar question that has some great answers to your question on it, simply click here to view it.  Currently, Sephora has four types of BB creams that are available and they are listed below, with each one I listed the benefits of each product that can be found on the Sephora website:

Boscia B.B. Cream SPF 27 PA++

B.B. Cream SPF 27 PA++

Active ingredients:


-Abyssine: This naturally-derived survival molecule shields and soothes skin.
-Hydroxyprolisilane: Promotes skin elasticity and reduces the appearance of fine lines.
-Beta-Glucan: Provides essential moisture and protects against environmental damage.
-Titanium Dioxide 6.4%: Provides sunscreen protection

Dr. Jart Dr. Jart Premium Beauty Balm SPF 45 PA+++ for anti-aging.

Premium Beauty Balm SPF 45 PA+++


Active Ingredients:


-Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide: These mineral sunscreens provide broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection.
-Bio-Peptide Complex : Provides anti-aging properties, promotes natural collagen synthesis.
-Arbutin : Brightens skin; evens skintone.
-Adenosine : Improves elasticity and firms skin


Dr. Jart Water Fuse Beauty Balm SPF 25 PA++ for drier skin types.


Water Fuse Beauty Balm SPF 25 PA++

-Octinoxate, Octisalate, Titanium Dioxide: Provide sunscreen protection.
-Hyaluronic Acid and Sea Water Extract: Increase skin's moisture content.
-Aloe & Portulaca Oleracea : Soothe, calm, and treats redness.


Clinique BB Age Defense BB Cream SPF 30

Age Defense BB Cream SPF 30


Active ingredients:


Antioxidants to help protect the skin from environmental damage.


I hope that this helps answer your question!Smiley Happy

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