TOP 5 DRUGSTORE BB CREAMS FOR DRY-COMBO SKINS

  
   
    The previous post was about the Top 5 listing of BB creams for oily skin Drugstore series, so now it’s the turn for Dry skin. So, this list contain s my take on the top 5 Drugstore BB creams which would be suitable for Dry to combination skin which leans more towards the drier side. And I have short listed the ones those which are also easily available locally, so you don’t have to face any hassle in getting them .This list can help you select the BB cream which would work the right for you skin type and skin tone/condition. So, starting the list from the fifth position working towards the top, Let Us begin.


5. BOOTS No7 Beautiful Skin BB Cream
Image Courtesy: Boot's Website

PROS:
  • 2 Shades (light, medium)
  • Gives a natural look
  • Hypo allergic, doesn't causes acne or irritates acne
  • Easily blend able
  • Creamy texture
  • Has UVA/UVB protection           
  • Glossy Finish
  • Good option for summer time
  • Lasts around 2 years
  • Sheer coverage
  • Good for dry to combination skin
  • Suitable for skins Dry –Combination skin (Drier side)

CONS:
  • Available in only two shades, so not everyone can find there shade in it
  • Very sheer finish, so the skins having issues like pigmentation, scars or acne it won’t b able to cover completely.
AVAILABILITY: All major Hyper stores

4. Revlon's Photoready BB Cream
Image Courtesy:Revlon Website

 PROS:
  • 3 Shades (Light, Medium, Dark)
  • Natural soft look doesn't cakes up
  • Slippery texture nor thin or thick
  • Has SPF 30
  • Dewy Finish
  • Dries Quickly
  • Doesn't leaves a white cast
  • Does not settles in pores or fine lines
  • Sheer-Medium Coverage (Build-able)
  • Suitable for skins Dry – Combination skin (Drier side)

CONS:
  • Its sheer coverage may need a build up to cover up flaws
  • Tricky Shade selection
  • May not last very long, and come off easily if not set with a powder
AVAILABILITY: All major Hyper stores

3. Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream
Image Courtesy: Garnier Website
PROS:
  • 3 Shades (light, Medium, Dark)
  • Good for Wheatish skin tones
  • Creamy Texture
  • Smooths out skin texture
  • Contains more product then average BB creams
  • Package is designed well you can control the amount you need
  • Matte finish
  • Has SPF 15-20
  • Doesn't aggregates acne
  • Lasts a long time on skin
  • Full coverage
  • Suitable for skins Dry – Combination skin (Drier side)


CONS:
  • The biggest cons some skins may face, oxidation leading to darkening of the creams, making face appear dull, which takes it down to third position
  • Even the lightest shade is also quite dim
  • May appear cakey if not layered up well
AVAILABILITY: All major Hyper stores


2. PONDS AGE MIRACLE BB CREAMS
image Courtesy: Pond's Website
PROS:
  • 1 shade (as for now)
  • Blend easily
  • Light weight texture
  • Matte Finish
  • No breakout issues
  • Evens out skin tone well
  • Reduces Dullness, makes skin smooth and radiant
  • Has anti-aging benefits
  • Not cakey feel on face
  • Work well for skin tones from fair to medium (NC 30) due to its quality of oxidation according to color
  • No Parabens
  • Medium Coverage (Buildable)
  • Suitable for skins Dry –Combination skin (Drier side)

CONS
  • No SPF
  • Undertone- it’s more diverted towards the Pink/neutral undertone.
  • You may need more of the product as compared other BB creams to create the flawless look
AVAILABILITY: All major Hyper stores

1. OLAY TOTAL EFFECTS 7 BB CREAM
image Courtesy: Olay Website
PROS:
  • 2 Shades (Light, Medium)
  • Blends in smoothly
  • Creamy texture
  • Pleasant smell
  • Radiant Glossy Finish
  • Has SPF 15
  • Very nourishing, moisturizing
  • Has anti-aging benefits
  •  Evens out skin texture,
  • Conceals Imperfections and fine lines well
  • Doesn't exaggerates Dry Patch areas
  • Reduces Dark spots and fine lines with continuous Use
  • Medium Coverage (Build-able without being cakey)
  • Suitable for skins Dry skin

CONS:
  • A bit pricey
  • Some people May get breakouts if it not cleansed well afterwards
  • Oily skins and Oily T-Zone's stay away from this one.
AVAILABILITY: All major Hyper stores


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