I received the Garnier Skin Renew Oil Free B.B. Cream from BzzAgent.com for review.
Let me just give you some quick product info:
This contains 2.0 oz.
It retails for $12.99
- Is non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic: it won’t clog pores or cause breakouts
- Is formulated with sheer natural mineral pigments, so you’ll get a natural matte finish with each use
- Features an ultra absorbent formula and contains mineral Perlite, which retains twice its weight in oil and water
- Is oil-free, non-greasy
- Contains SPF 20
And this is the claim:
Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector Oil-Free B.B. Cream is a new multi-faceted solution for a multitude of skin concerns. If you have oily skin, then you probably have a product to treat shine, and to minimize pores, and to cover blemishes. And maybe a few more products, too. Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector Oil-Free B.B. Cream can address all those oily-skin needs with just one application. Your skin will have a flawless, lightweight matte finish, and you’ll only need one product to get it.
Now, time for the review.
The shade I chose was Medium/Deep which, surprisingly, was too light for me.
When I first opened the tube, I got a huge surprise. That surprise was a mess. It’s so thin and liquid-y that it constantly spills from the tube.
It’s in a squeeze tube, but you don’t have to squeeze it to get product out.
I have yet to find a way to get it out of the tube without making a mess. It leaks all over the place.
Maybe this is my fault somehow, but I don’t think I’m completely impaired. Haha.
You can even see in the picture above how messy it looks, and you can see it all over the tip of the tube and in the lid.
Here it is running down my hand.
It’s really quite thin, which can be a good thing and a bad thing.
Here it is semi-blended. You can see that it’s too light for me, but I’ve been using it anyway, trying to test it out.
So, yes, it’s messy, but does it work?
This is another love/hate product, and if I had the correct shade, maybe I’d be able to give a better review.
As far as coverage, it covers pretty well. It evens my skin tone, covers redness, blurs pores, etc. It truly has great coverage, which surprised me considering its consistency.
That being said, I was also surprised in that it seems to sit on the skin for quite some time before sinking in. It makes me look like I’m wearing a mask, but I believe this is due to the wrong shade.
A little bit goes a very long way, so assuming you don’t spill all of the product from the tube, this should last you quite some time.
It blends pretty nicely with you hands, a brush is harder to work with. It gets brush streaks in it because of its consistency, and it takes forever to blend with the brush. So, I’d recommend just using your hands.
It has a bit of a scent, but it’s faint. I honestly don’t even know how to describe it, but it isn’t a strong scent, anyhow.
The shade range is terrible. There are only three shades.
Light/Medium, Medium/Deep, Deep
If there were more shades, I think this line would be much better.
Also, let me just say that it does dry matte. It doesn’t need powder, it dries to a soft, powder finish.
Do I recommend this?
Yes, I do, if you can get a color that matches you.
So, let’s sum it up!
- Coverage is amazing
- Easily Blended with your hands
- Dries Matte
- Tube will last quite a while
- Doesn’t clog pores or cause acne
- Doesn’t need to be set with powder
- SPF 20
- Very runny and liquid-y
- Hard to blend with a brush
- Takes a little while to sink into the skin and set
- Color range isn’t good
As you can see, the good definitely outweighs the bad!
So, I recommend checking this out!
This can be purchased from drugstores or Wal Mart.
***Since writing this review, I’ve tried this a few more times & it DID break me out. A lot!***
I intend to review more foundations and B.B. creams in the future.
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*As I mentioned at the beginning, this was sent to me, free of charge from BzzAgent.com for review. I was not obligated to review this, nor did I receive monetary compensation for doing so. My opinions are my own and 100% honest, as always.
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