Call them Beauty Balms, Blemish Balms, or Bright Benefit creams, after gaining widespread popularity abroad, BB Creams have now become the makeup staple of every Indian girl or woman. No girl’s beauty arsenal is complete without a good performing BB cream. And why not, after all, a BB cream is such a magical product that can practically do everything for the skin; from moisturizing and evening out skin tones to covering blemishes and treating skin with specific anti-oxidants and anti-aging ingredients.
On top of that, they also offer broad spectrum SPF to nullify the need for a separate sunscreen. Why layer different products, when you get the benefit of all the essential skin care and make up products in one multi-tasking, skin transforming BB cream! After trying BB creams from different brands and then settling with Lakme CC cream, I was eyeing TBS Tea Tree oil BB cream for my oily/combination skin.
Fortunately or unfortunately, it had yet not reached the TBS store Ludhiana and I ended up buying L’Oreal True Match Skin Idealizing BB cream along with other L’Oreal products (see my L’Oreal makeup haul). It’s been more than a month of my last haul and time is ripe for the review. Especially, the review of L’Oreal True Match BB cream is long over-due given my rigorous use of this product day in and day out.
Whether, it turned to be a good choice or regret, read review to discover more about L’Oreal True Match Skin Idealizing BB Cream.
Quantity: 30 ml
L’Oreal True Match Skin Idealizing BB Cream in N1 Ivory
L’Oreal True Match BB cream comes in one of the most attractive packaging. The sleek beige colored tube with a Gold metallic cap looks absolutely royal and stunning. The L’Oreal true match bb cream is available in three shades: Warm (Honey), Medium (Gold) and Ivory (Cool). Testing all the three shades on my wrist, I settled with Ivory (Cool) for my fair skin tone.
To my surprise, it got absorbed quickly and blended into my skin like a dream. It did not leave any white cast and nor did it made my skin look dark, dusky, or ashy. Instead, it made my skin look super soft, supple, and silky. It provided me with just the right amount of coverage, while evening out my complexion perfectly well.
The texture of this cream is neither too thick and nor too runny. It is moisturizing, has a nice tint but feels ultra-sheer on the skin as if you are wearing nothing! I love the way it feels and looks on my skin, brightening up my skin tone and adding a soft glow. The best thing about this BB cream is that it tempers shine, while avoiding the pitfalls of those mattifying products that tend to make the skin look dry or aged.
The sheer formula with hyaluronic acid hydrates and moisturizes the skin adding a subtle glow that stays fresh for hours without turning reflective or slick looking. Infused with collagen, antioxidants, and high SPF, this BB cream from L’Oreal also treats and protects the skin from within.
L’Oreal True Match BB Skin Idealizing BB cream is indeed one of the best BB creams available in Indian market and one of the best I have tried with such multitude of aces up its sleeve. Another plus point about this BB cream from L’Oreal is its high sun protection factor, which is highly required when you live in India.
- Attractive gold and beige packaging
- Blends easily and adapts well to the skin tone
- Satiny finish
- Adds a subtle natural glow
- Provides moderate coverage
- Evens out skin tone
- Contains Hyaluronic acid, which is a moisturizing power house, collagen and antioxidants
- Does not feel heavy on skin or make the skin look slick and shiny
- High SPF of 35
- May not be suitable for very oily skinned beauties or girls with problem skin
- Girls with excessive dry skin will need to wear a separate moisturizer with this BB cream
- May not be suitable for girls with blemishes that require greater or higher coverage of a foundation.
Overall, L’Oreal Paris True Match Skin Idealizing BB Cream is one of the better BB creams in the market. It moisturizes, protects, and evens out skin, while covering blemishes and adding a subtle glow. It is perfect for girls with oily/combination skin, dry skin, and normal skin that require moderate coverage.
However, it might not be suitable for girls with excessive oily or problem skin and also for those with blemishes that require greater coverage. Given the fact, it is loaded with antioxidants, hyaluronic acid and high SPF of 35, it is indeed one of the best BB screams in India worth its price!