Garnier - Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream Original
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Garnier Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream Original combines the benefits of skin care and make-up in one moisturiser. The moisturiser leaves skin looking flawless and feeling healthy. The all-in-one cream contains vitamin C and mineral pigments for long-lasting hydration and UV protection with a light touch of make-up. The moisturiser hydrates skin for 24-hours, evens complexion, corrects blemishes, gives skin a healthy glow, and offers UV SPF 15 protection. It can be worn on its own or under make-up. Available in Light, and Medium
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Featured ReviewMar 26, 2013 12:53pm
Fantastic Go-To Product!
I have been trialling both the Light & Medium shades and have loved them both. The light shade is more suited to my skins natural colour so this would have to be my favourite. I found mixing the medium with a bit of thick sunscreen can help lighten the shade with does make it more greasy and you really need to use a good powder over the top to stop the shine. But in the warmer months this shade would work well on its own for me as it's not that much darker.
This product gives great coverage and smooths out the surface of your skin giving you a flawless finish without looking fake. The scent is really beautiful actually, it is like a light fragrant perfume which is quite slight but very pretty and non irritating.
I adore the lovely golden brown tube and find it super easy to use and apply. It is very affordable and I would purchase this in the future as it is my go to BB Cream for almost everyday.
It minimises my pores and doesn't make me break out even though it contains SPF and moisturiser which can feel a little slick at the end of the day. But a little powder touch up only once throughout the day is all you need and it does a great job at lasting the whole day.
A fantastic product that is great value & agrees with my skin. It is almost like the Light shade was specially formulated to exactly match my skin's colour. Amazing!
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Rating: May 5, 2014 3:19pm
Wont leave the home without!
Since I brought this foundation I have stuck with it for about 1 and a half years now. I suffer from frequent breakouts ( especially being in my teen years now) and i found this product to be the most effective foundation in helping my skin appear clearer making me more confident in my skin. Also its very light , never feels oily or creates shine and doesn't contribute to more break outs. Cant thank this product enough!
Rating: Apr 29, 2014 10:00pm
Not the miracle I was looking for!
Although this BB Cream has some great qualities it is definitely not a miracle cream for anyone who even remotely suffers from oily skin or blemishes. It is easy to apply and absorbs quickly into the skin, gives you an even and natural coverage while helping to minimize any minor imperfections but that is where this BB Cream reaches its peck. Within an hour it feels heavy on your skin and leaves your face feeling and looking greasy. It will transfer onto anything you touch and by the end of the day it has all but melted away and left any blemishes you may have dried out and peeling.
Rating: Apr 25, 2014 12:40pm
Blotchy, light coverage
The coverage of this is quite light, but when I try to build it up, it is really blotchy, so I would only recommend this to someone with already almost-perfect skin. The texture of this is really nice because it is thin and allows the face to breathe. I haven't experienced any breakouts from this.
Rating: Apr 19, 2014 10:52am
I like this!
I received this BB cream in the medium shade as part of my BIB 2013 pack. Having used several BB and CC creams I was curious to see whether this would suit me and I must admit it isn't one that I would have decided to purchase.
Surprise, surprise! It works beautifully on my skin. I love the tube and the flip top lid which makes it easy to apply the amount you want. I was unsure whether the medium would be the right colour as it looked very dark when I initially applied it, but it blended beautifully and probably is a better shade in the summer months when I have a little colour. I love the glow it gives me and I use this on days when I don't want to wear foundation but need some coverage and SPF if I am going to be outside. A little blush and lipstick an I feel quite polished.
I do have normal to dry skin, so I can understand that this may not suit those with oilier skin. However it works for me and I am delighted to have it. Thanks BH!
Rating: Mar 29, 2014 9:33am
Not sure about the texture
This was the first BB Cream I had tried.
I used the original in light and the texture is thick and slightly too thick/oily for my skin because after a few hours, it slides off!!
It definitely feels hydrating, yes it evens skin tone, not sure it corrected my blemishes, I did have a glow (not sure if it was a goddess glow or a drop dead gorgeous glow but still works) and there is SPF which is important for summer
Rating: Mar 27, 2014 7:51pm
I was quite disappointed with this product, mainly due to its poor, blotchy coverage.
It left marks every time i tried to blend it in, and it just wasn't wearable. Certainly couldn't use it as a make up alternative and wouldn't even suggest it as a tinted moisturiser.
It really wasn't pleasant for me at all.
wouldn't suggest it for really pale skin tones either, it was quite orange and dark
Rating: Mar 23, 2014 8:31pm
Absolutely splendid :)
This a really great product. I only use a small amount but it still creates the perfect amount of coverage. It doesn't make my skin look too shiny, it is a perfect match for my skin tone and gives my face a certain glow. The only issue is that it always leaks a little from the bottle. Apart from that, it's a wonderful product :)
Rating: Mar 8, 2014 3:22pm
I used this after my sister gave it to me because she didn't like it.. I honestly don't know if I like it or not.. Sometimes it really works well other times its just sits on tip of my skin look heavy & that.
Rating: Mar 4, 2014 7:45pm
Sitting on the fench with this one!
Sitting on the fence with this one!
I love bb creams but this one im sitting on the fench with.
The Garnier skin perfector bb cream comes in a great container with a flip top lid and when squeezing only the smallest amount comes out so allows for you to start small and build up as needed. I only need the smallest amount and I start from my nose and work out- This bb cream is a moisturiser with a light foundation and on applicatin to the skin it looks healthy and glowing and protects with spf! Huge fan of that.
The light tinted lotion gives a reasonable light coverage onto the skin which seems to hide my pigmentation and my imperfections but thats about all- its very light coverage and for me it seems to make me look really shinny and glowy!
I love to glow and love my skin to look nice and rich but this product has the tendency to make me look oily- and the staying power of this isnt very great to be honest- I tend to find that it slides off my face leaving it looking a bit patchy and greasy- so didnt like that.
I will say when taking this product off for the day my skin looks healthy and radiant and im a huge fan of the vitamin c and spf in this product!
I like the colour match for me- its one of the most perfect ones Ihave found on the market and wont make me look orange or off colour- it does blend nicely!
For me overall though I like this product -its quite reasonable- there is an oil free version which might me more suited to me as this one can make me look a bit patchy and greasy and slides off during the day- but that said there are some nice positiive things about this one! I think that this would be perfect for dry ladies as the skin is left soft and moisturised after use!
Rating: Mar 1, 2014 1:08pm
Not for me
I first bought this bb cream as i wanted a lighter alternative to a foundation. I have to say it is one of the worst skin products that i've used. It claims to be a 'miracle skin perfector' but it did more harm than good. When i first applied it i didn't use a moisturizer as most bb creams don't need it and im glad I didn't. This product had so much moisture that it made me shinier than a disco ball! I put it on, with a bit of concealer and went to school, and by 9:30 ( just 2 hours later) It had just melted off my face, taking my concealer with it. It is very perfumed, almost too much for a foundation and the texture is unpleasant. It others next to no coverage and never really seems to dry. I felt as though if I touched my face, it would all come off! I also found my skin seemed to be even oiler the night after I used it. If you have dry skin, and don't need much coverage, then this product might be better suited to you. But for anyone with oily skin, don't waste your money. The version for oily/combination skin of this product is amazing though.