The Best BB Creams

BB creams (aka blemish balms aka beauty balms) became all the rage in the early 2010’s but have actually been around for quite some decades – sometimes labelled tinted moisturizers with SPF. In this regard CC creams (mainly launched as a follow-up to the BB craze) are not that different from BB creams, although they sometimes offer better coverage, closer to that of a foundation. Read more about BB creams… Read More »

Laura Mercier Mineral Powder

Best Loose Mineral Foundation Powders

Foundation and powders with SPF (Sun Protection Factor) can be a great way to add to the daily protection of your face against the sun’s damaging rays. Mineral foundations mostly have a SPF around 15-20, if they contain one or both of the two physical sun filters titanium dioxide or zinc oxide. However, unless you apply your foundation in a very thick layer (and who does that nowadays?) you will not… Read More »