Sunday, October 27, 2013
Product Review- Dr. Brandt BB Matte Cream
Dr. Brandt BB Matte Cream Review
From the Brand:
What it is:
An all-in-one oil-free beauty balm designed for oily/combination skin that provides instant mattifying coverage and oil-control for flawless, youthful, and healthy-looking skin.
What it is formulated to do:
Developed to treat, protect, mattify, and even skintone, BB Matte with signature Shinerase™ leaves combination, oily, and acne-prone skin looking fresh and flawless. It blends seamlessly with the skin providing an instant skin makeover, erases shine for a matte look, and covers skin imperfections like post-blemish discoloration, redness, enlarged pores, and acne scars. A highly effective treatment as well as a great alternative to makeup, this product doesn’t clog pores, hydrates, minimizes the appearance of line and wrinkles, brightens skintone, and provides full broad spectrum protection from UVA/UVB rays.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
What else you need to know:
BB Matte is an oil-free mattifying formula ideal for hot and humid weather with 100 percent mineral filters. Recommended for oily/combination skin, blemish-prone skin, sensitive skin, or anyone looking for a shine-free complexion, it is available in two shades, can be used with or as a substitute for foundation, and offers buildable coverage.
Retails for: $39.00
Where to Buy: Sephora.com and Sephora stores, Beauty.com, DrBrandtSkincare.com
My Thoughts: This came in one of my Glossybox monthly subscriptions a while back, and while I'm very happy that the shade matched me, I'm a little disappointed that it doesn't work that well with my dry skin. That being said, I'm not sure how it would work on someone with oily or combination skin, as I didn't find much mattifying at all with this product. It does have enough pigmentation to do a decent job of evening out my skintone without looking like foundation, but I noticed that my skin looked almost dewey for a while before any shine went away. I'm not sure how long is normal or if it's supposed to mattify the skin immediately. If it's supposed to be a mattifying BB cream, I'd assume that it should mattify the skin right away. I'm curious to see how people with combination skin or oily skin feel about this product. I'm a little torn, because I did like the coverage but felt that it's not the right product for my skin.
Final Verdict: Not for me, but it may be a perfect BB cream for those with oily skin.