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You need to try the Maybelline Super BB Cream ASAP

You need to try the Maybelline Super BB Cream ASAP

Maybelline makes excellent liquid foundations, but their BB creams have not stood out to me in the past. That's why I didn't have any expectations from the new Maybelline Super BB Cream (P399). It promises may things: high coverage with a satin finish, all-day wear, and high SPF at 50 PA++++.  Sounds good, yes?

You'll be pleased to know that it's exactly what it says it is.

The first time I used the Super BB Cream, the single thought that came to my mind is, "This looks freakin' expensive!" If you've tried high-end bases, you will know that they go on smoothly with minimal blending, and they seem to hug the skin, covering it in a flawless finish. Expensive bases are typically a masterful mix of light-reflecting minerals and coverage-giving pigments. This Maybelline BB cream, I swear, feels just like something I would blow two thousand bucks ++ for in Rustan's!

The texture is light and sets with zero tackiness on my skin. Coverage is amazing; I have a few dark blemishes on my chin now but they disappear almost completely with just one layer of this BB cream. Nevertheless, the formula never feels like a heavy mask on my face, even when I've worn it for hours. A little goes a long way.

I also love that it features SPF50 PA++++. That makes it an excellent everyday base! I may even skip the sunscreen if I won't be exposed in the sun for too long. The Super BB Cream has stayed for eight hours on me with minimal fading. I don't get as oily, either.

The catch? Ok. There are only two shades, 01 Natural and 02 Medium. I have the Medium with me and it looks okay on my medium-yellow skin...but I find it a shade lighter than I would prefer my foundation to be. It also shows a white cast on camera. If you're darker than me, you might find that the Super BB Cream would be a disappointing match.

Maybelline Super BB Cream in 02 Medium

Maybelline Super BB Cream in 02 Medium

Using the BB cream here with minimal concealer and powder so you can see how flawless it is! It does look satiny smooth on skin, as advertised.

Using the BB cream here with minimal concealer and powder so you can see how flawless it is! It does look satiny smooth on skin, as advertised.

Still, I highly recommend the Maybelline Super BB Cream if one of the two shades suit you. I don't mind mine being slightly lighter; it doesn't look that off in person. I do use a powder foundation that's the exact match of my skin (just not in the photo above; I'm only using a translucent mineral powder) so the lighter BB cream doesn't really show through.

If you're looking for a long-wearing, high SPF, flawless coverage base, you will love the Maybelline Super BB Cream. ^_^ Let me know if you've tried it already!

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