Your final step!
Get unlimited product matches.
Save your product matches for later.
View your beauty feed, filled with content.
I’m already a member
Here’s a sneak peak of what’s in store
(For you doubters out there!)
SAVE your product recommendations and beauty heroes for later
YOUR BEAUTY FEED
A stream of Powder content, tips, tricks and trends, tailored to you.
NEVER MISS A BEAUTY BEAT
Get in on all the beauty action, offers and what’s new
The best decision you'll make today!
Finding a good BB cream is no easy feat; it’s much like finding a good pair of jeans. It needs to be a perfect fit, simultaneously flattering what you’ve got, while waving a magic wand over trouble areas. It’s often the case that you’ll have to try a fair few on for size until you find your Holy Grail pairing. But friends, the search is over.
You’ve heard everyone raving about Erborian’s CC Crème. It’s the French-Korean juggernaut that retailers struggle to keep in stock. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that its sister, the BB Crème, is just as amazing. Incredible, even. If the CC crème were Beyoncé, the BB crème would be Solange.
First things first. This is a 5-in-1 multi-tasker. It contains SPF20 to help guard skin from UV damage and contains ginseng, licorice and ginger that work in tandem to detoxify, reduce inflammation and revitalize the complexion. This is a BB cream that works with your skin, not against it. I can safely say that my skin tone and texture looks better after wearing this religiously for months; my acne scars have faded faster and my skin is noticeably smoother.
As for the texture, it’s velvety yet creamy and glides on beautifully, even sans-brush. It’s not oily but it does deliver the hydration where it’s needed, blurring imperfections and smoothing pores and wrinkles in its wake, before drying down on the skin for satin-like finish. While on oily complexions it does get rather dewy, it doesn’t separate and can be topped up if needed, thanks to the versatile buildability. Prefer a lighter touch? A sheer layer works wonders. Need a bit more coverage? Go ahead and dial it up – it never cakes.
It’s also indestructible, surviving the hottest-hell of the Central line in Summer to the moisture-zapping air-con of your office, it doesn’t sweat off, cling to dry patches or oxidise. I even wore this during a half marathon and it still looked as glowy and flawless at the finish line as when it was freshly applied.
What’s more, at £36 for 45ml, it will literally last you for-ever. I wear this most days and it has lasted for months – you only need a teeny blob. Or, you can test it out with a 15ml size for a less-scary £15 that’s very handy for travelling. It currently comes in four shades, so I hope Erborian will extend this range so everyone can enjoy this hero product. And as for the hunt for the perfect pair of jeans? We’re still searching…
Now take our BB Cream quiz to find your perfect match in seconds...