under $15 drugstore BB creams to try + extra $3.50 off $10+ order

[ 0 ] February 27, 2013 |

drugstore BB creamsWhat is a BB cream? It’s supposed to make your morning makeup routine easier since it does many different things at once. It’s one product that hydrates, primes, conceals, treats and protects, with many claiming to do much more.

Previously only popular really in Asia, beauty balm creams have made their way over here. Suddenly, every makeup brand has their own version! But as with all makeup products, they are not all created equal. So you might want to test out how it works for you with more affordable drugstore brands.

These drugstore beauty balms are all under $15 at ULTA. Plus, ULTA has a coupon code 109759 for $3.50 off $10+ order so you save even more. Some products are excluded from this offer which expires on March 30, 2013.

Rimmel London BB Cream SPF 25Rimmel London BB Cream SPF 25

ULTA price: $6.99
Coupon not applicable; product is under $10

Best part: SPF 25 to really protect your skin

Not-so-good note: Some who have used it say it is a little on the thicker and heavier side than other BB creams

Available in Light, Medium & Medium/Dark

Maybelline Dream Fresh BB 8-In-1 Beauty Balm Skin PerfectorMaybelline Dream Fresh BB 8-In-1 Beauty Balm Skin Perfector

ULTA price: $8.99
Coupon not applicable; product is under $10

Best part: Feels light even with SPF 30

Not-so-good note: Some say it doesn’t provide as much coverage as desired

Available in Light, Light/Medium, Medium, Medium/Deep and Deep

Revlon PhotoReady BB Cream Skin Perfector SPF 30Revlon PhotoReady BB Cream Skin Perfector SPF 30

ULTA price: $10.99
With code 109759: $7.49

Best part: SPF 30

Not-so-good note: Might not be for oily skin as it could cause greasiness

Available in Light, Light/Medium, Medium

L'Oreal Studio Secrets Magic Beautifier B.B. CreamL’Oreal Studio Secrets Magic Beautifier B.B. Cream

ULTA price: $10.99
With code 109759: $7.49

Best part: Smooth application for evened out skin

Not-so-good note: Does not contain SPF

Available in Light, Fair, Medium and Deep

Garnier Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector B.B. CreamGarnier Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector B.B. Cream

ULTA price: $12.99
With code 109759: $9.49

Best part: Feels like and gentle on skin

Not-so-good note: Not for oily skin as it could cause greasiness

Available in Light/Medium and Medium/Deep

Physicians Formula Super BB All-In-1 Beauty Balm CreamPhysicians Formula Super BB All-In-1 Beauty Balm Cream

ULTA price: $14.99
With code 109759: $11.49

Best part: Looks natural & feels light even with SPF 30

Not-so-good note: A bit on the thicker side

Available in Light/Medium and Medium/Deep

Getting into the door of BB creams is a bit more affordable with these drugstore brands, especially with our ULTA coupon code 109759 for $3.50 off $10+ order (expires March 30, 2013). So why not give it a try?

Have you tried BB creams? Do you think drugstore beauty balms are formulated more like tinted moisturizers without the skincare treatments that true BB creams offer?

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