Thursday, January 31, 2013

Product Review: Garnier® Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector B.B. Cream

Ever since I've heard so many beauty bloggers and YouTube gurus rave about BB creams and how amazing they are, I have been wanting to try them.
So many makeup brands carry BB creams, so I wasn't sure which one to get.
My sister decided to try out the Garnier one, but it didn't really work out for her, so luckily, she passed it along to me. :)


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• Renews
• Brightens
• Evens
• Hydrates

Even though I don't have other BB creams to compare this with, I was pretty impressed with this product the first time I tried it.

It glides on very easily.
It has a creamy consistency.
It gives medium to light coverage.
It's not heavy on the skin.
Evens out my skin toneGreat for people who suffer from hyperpigmentation.
Lasts for long hours.

Here is a picture of the BB cream freshly squeezed out of the tube.

My sister bought it in MEDIUM/DEEP, so the color is a couple shades darker than my skin tone.

Here is a swatch of the cream thoroughly blended.

It actually doesn't look too bad when blended well. 
Although, you can still kind of see that the medium/deep shade is a bit darker.
So I'm going to have to try LIGHT/MEDIUM shade.

OVERALL, I give this product a 4 out of 5.
(I just need to get the right shade. Haha.) 

I  also got a sample of the Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream in Light/Medium in the mail.
I tried it last time I went out and I completely fell in love with it! 
It's seriously AH-MAZING!!!
So, now I'm torn between Garnier­ and Maybelline. :\

Have you guys tried the Garnier® Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector B.B. Cream? What about the Maybelline Dream Fresh BB Cream? Which one do you guys prefer?

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  1. i've actually never tried any bb creams before. but i really do want to give the maybelline dream fresh bb cream a try -- i heard it's amazing! :D

    p.s. awesome review!

    <3, Mimi

    1. I heard the same!!! I shall pick it up with weekend.

  2. I haven't tried either of those, but heard some good things about the Garnier one. Thank you for the review - I was thinking, perhaps, you can keep the darker shade for summer, when your skin is tanned. :)

    1. That's actually a great idea! I'll definitely be keeping it. :D

  3. i've never really tried anything like this before either, it looks like a good place to start!

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  5. I haven't tried either, but I've been wanting to :).

    I just wanted to let you know, I love reading your reviews.. You do an awesome job!

    1. Awh, that means so much! Thank you Alana. :D

  6. I've got the same one, I am using it often, but it makes my skin a little dry :/

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    1. Oh really? Apply a good amount of moisturizer before using it. That should help. :]

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  8. I really want to start trying some BBs! Smooth skin is what I'm after!


  9. Haven't tried the Maybelline yet, but the Garnier is really good ;)

  10. I haven't tried any BB Creams yet either but I have been wanting to for a long time. I just haven't made the time to purchase and give one a try yet. Maybe I'll see how this one works for me.

    Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

    1. In my opinion, it's better than foundations because it's much much much lighter on the skin. And also, i've found that it doesn't break me out.

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  12. Such a great review, thanks for sharing sweetie :)


    1. You're very welcome! Hope you found it helpful!

  13. I use this DAILY and absolutely love it! I stopped for about a week and my skin started showing the negative effects of not keeping up in my routine! Love this review!

  14. I've used the Maybelline BB cream before and I absolutely loved everything about it! Unfortunately it made my skin break out so I had to stop using it.
    But I definitely want to try the Garnier BB cream now! Thanks!

    1. Really?! My skin is prone to breakouts so I'd have to take that into consideration. Thanks for sharing!!!

  15. Nice review! You make me want to try these products :)

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  16. I LOVE the Maybelline BB cream! Its great on my skin, my skin is actually clearer now I've started using it every day.
    I've done a post about it here if you want to check it out :)

  17. great review!!
    I have tried, too but i didn't find it something that suits me nice so i will not buy it again!!