Garnier Pure Active BB Cream – The Review

One of the latest Garnier BB offerings the Garnier Pure Active BB Cream Anti-Imperfections. I got my hands on it a couple of weeks ago and I have to say so far its my favourite of the Garnier BB Creams.

The BB Cream has been specially designed for combination to oily skin with imperfections. With the 2% Salicylic Acid Garnier claim that this BB Cream is as affective as other anti-blemish products. It also contains Mineral Pigments that instantly melt into the skin creating an even coverage. Plus its very light and fresh and lets the skin breath, with a subtle fragrance infused with citrus notes and Hespiride Cucumber which helps create the freshness.

Its a 5 in 1 BB Cream promises the following benefits:

  • reduce imperfections
  • reduce the appearance of black heads
  • reduce the size of pores
  • reduce redness
  • instantly beautifies skin

Afte 1 week Garnier is promises that the imperfections will be reduced. I can’t vouch for that as I haven’t used it every day but it defnitely beautifies the skin leaving it luminous.

Sadly there are only 2 shades light and medium so not all skin tones can wear the BB Cream but happily the medium shade pretty much matches my current skin tone and it doesn’t have a pink undertone like the previous BB Creams did for me, I had to mix 2 shades to try get mine.

Before: Me with not a stitch of make up!

Garnier Pure 1

After: I have applied the Garnier Pure Active BB Cream, concealer under the eyes and a touch of mascara.

Garnier pURE 2You can see that BB cream has pretty good coverage and has evened out my skin tone. Leaving it looking really healthy and hydrated and glowing just how I like it. The BB cream provides enough coverage for me to wear without anything else all I need to do is contour and add some blush.

Retailing at R84.95 the Garnier Pure Active BB Cream definitely gets a thumbs up for a great budget buy.

Shahnaz x

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