Sometimes, there are days when we don't have the energy to go ~all out~ and be extra with our makeup—and that's okay. However, we still need to look presentable and put-together. And we're thankful that BB creams exist as a time-saving, hardworking beauty product.
BB creams, or beauty blemish balms, even out your skin tone and offer light to medium coverage. They allow your skin breathe while concealing your blemishes. They're your BFF if you want a flawless finish but don't want the heavy feeling of a foundation, aka a "your skin, but better" look!
Keep scrolling for our BB cream recommendations that will battle even the oiliest of complexions! (Plus, they're all below P500, too. *wink wink*)
Pond's Flawless White BB Cream
This is a sure makeup product in every Pinays' kikay kit because of its super affordable price point! This BB cream has a non-sticky, non-oily formula that brightens the skin, controls shine, evens out the complexion, and gives a light to medium coverage.
Pond's Flawless White BB Cream, P192, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
Maybelline ClearSmooth All In One BB Cream
This BB cream has a light to medium finish. It evens out the skin tone, moisturizes the face, and conceals fine lines and minor blemishes. It contains salicylic acid, an ingredient that treats breakouts and unclogs the pores. It also has SPF 21 PA+++, a good add-on for your fave facial sunscreen.
Maybelline ClearSmooth All In One BB Cream, P299, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
Belo Intensive Whitening BB Cream SPF50 PA++++
This BB cream has a tone-correcting formula that instantly covers up blemishes and acne marks. It also has kojic and tranexamic acid that brighten the skin and diminish the appearance of dark spots. Plus, it has SPF 50, so you can be sure that your skin stays protected under the ~v unforgiving~ sun.
Belo Intensive Whitening BB Cream SPF50, P359.75, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
Celeteque DermoScience Brightening Multi-Benefit BB Cream
This brightening BB cream works as a moisturizer and a makeup base. It also controls excess sebum. As with other Celeteque products, this is dermatologist-tested, hypoallergenic, and non-comedogenic, so you can be sure that your skin won't get irritated.
Celeteque DermoScience Brightening Multi-Benefit BB Cream, P365, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
iWhite BB.Holic Everyday BB Cream
This super affordable BB cream has a light and watery texture, which is perfect if you want some coverage without the heavy feeling of a foundation. It's also hydrating, so this is a good option to try as well if you have dry skin.
iWhite BB.Holic Everyday BB Cream, P179, WatsonsContinue reading below ↓
Face Republic Perfect Cover BB Cream (10+1 Bundle)
This provides a skin-like finish—a great choice if you're a fan of the "no makeup" makeup look. It evens out the skin's texture so you're left with a flawless base. A con, however, would be that it's only available in one shade. We're crossing our fingers that they release more shades soon!
Face Republic Perfect Cover BB Cream, P290, BeautyMNLContinue reading below ↓
blk Dream Skin Perfector BB Cream
This silky BB cream adapts to your skin tone so it's guaranteed that you get a good shade match. It has built-in moisturizers that grant a youthful, plump finish. Light-reflecting illuminators, on the other hand, make your skin look ~*glowing*~.
blk Dream Skin Perfector BB Cream, P449, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
Holika Holika Clearing Petit BB
This blemish balm delivers a lightweight yet buildable coverage. It's perfect for days when you don't want to do ~much~ with your face, but still want to look put-together! Aside from evening out the skin tone, it also helps in clearing out blemishes due to its anti-septic, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties.
Holika Holika Clearing Petit BB, P365, BeautyMNLContinue reading below ↓
LA Girl Pro BB Cream
Even if you have oily skin, fear not! This BB cream won't make your face look like an oil slick by the time your lunch break rolls around. It's also free from parabens and fragrances, so you can be sure your skin won't get irritated. The best part is, it's available in a wide variety of shades, not just the usual light and medium. You'll definitely find a match for your skin tone.
LA Girl Pro BB Cream, P399, BeautyMNLContinue reading below ↓
Careline BB Cream
This is a great product to start on if you're just beginning to get into makeup and you're intimidated by the heavy, cakey feeling of a foundation. It has a dermatologist-tested formula that's made with Pinays in mind.
Careline BB Cream, P125, LazadaContinue reading below ↓
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