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Boscia B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++

What it is:An oil-free, skin-perfecting "blemish balm" that creates a flawless finish as it moisturizes and nourishes the skin. What it is formulated to do: - Oil-free botanical formula to promote skin elasticity and reduce the look of fine lines- Features SPF 27 sun protection- Comes in one universal lustrous shade BB Cream is the ultimate multifunctional treatment. The gentle botanical formula creates a lustrous, flawless finish as it hydrates, firms, and soothes the skin. It helps to diminish the appearance of pores, fine lines, and uneven skintone while providing long-wearing, natural coverage that conceals imperfections. The self-adjusting shade warms to complement most skintones for sheer, flawless coverage. Designed to repair damage and protect skin from future damage without irritation, it's packed with antioxidants and physical sunscreens that provide broad-spectrum sun protection rated to SPF 27 and PA++. The PA system is a grade of UVA protection that provides superior defense against the rays that cause collagen damage and photo-aging of the skin. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates- Phthalates What else you need to know:Beauty Balms or BB Creams were originally developed as a perfect post-procedure cream used to treat, hydrate, prime, protect, and camouflage the skin. Great for all skin types including those with sensitive skin, these versatile “five-in-one” formulas are designed to do it all: treat with high levels of active skincare ingredients moisturize and smooth dehydrated skin prime and perfect skin’s surface camouflage and color correct the skintone and protect skin from the sun with SPF. They can be used as a last step for their skincare benefits or used on their own as an instant beautifier. Abyssine, a naturally derived survival molecule, shields and soothes skin. Hydroxyprolisilane promotes skin elasticity and reduces the appearance of fine lines. Beta-Glucan provides essential moisture and protects against environmental damage.
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Questions & Answers for Boscia B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++

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Does it photograph well?
I've heard that BB creams can give your face a ghostly gray-white cast in pictures because of the flash bouncing off of it. Does this product do that?
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
cespence
(Indianapolis, IN)
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
10 answers
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answer 1
This is one of the best BB creams I have ever tried. HOWEVER, when I took a picture of my face, I was in shock to see that my face looked white!! This BB cream made my medium-tan skin appear ghostly. It was not a good look at all. Even though it made my face appear flawless free, I could not buy buy because it does not look good in pictures. Maybe for lighter skin it's ok?
answered 10 months ago
K8lyngrl12
(Tampa, FL)
answer 2
Only if you like a dewey finish, it's very dewey and probably too shiny for pics unless you powder up.
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 3
I think a lot comes down to your actual skintone and how well this one-shade-fits-all shade goes with your skin. I personally didn't have any issues in the way it photographed and I use photography studio lights, which will without a doubt show off any white cast that may happen from a product. I've attached my before & after photo using this BB Cream.
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answered 3 years, 6 months ago
valentinephoto
(Front Royal, VA)
answer 4
I brougth home a sample and really like the way it looks on but it did give me a greyish look in some pictures when flash was used. I have an olive skin color with lots of yellow undertones so i would not suggest taking too many pictures that require flash.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
irela1977
(Lincoln, NE)
answer 5
I wore this to a wedding so I was definitely photographed all night. I set this with a mineral powder, apply blush and a liquid highlighter like benefit high beam. With all that product on top I had zero issues with flash effects.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
slim517
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 6
There's no white cast when i photograph with this, but it's not a photogenic product. Although it looks amazing in real life. I don't even need to put on eye makeup because my skin looks so bright and even that i can skip out on applying eye makeup.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
curios
(VA)
answer 7
This stuff does not photograph well. Does give you a ghost look.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
ad31
(Irvine, CA)
answer 8
I used it on my recent trip to Hawaii...lots of photos and they looked great in full sun, at night, and indoor.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
dulcinea25
(Marinez, CA)
answer 9
I wouldn't say that it photographs super well, because I haven't tried to test it out so to say, but you definitely will not get the same grey cast as you would if you were to wear other BB creams such as Missha and skin79. The cream is actually an olive tone rather than a gray tone, and it doesn't really oxidize either.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
happyberry
answer 10
Well, any product you use with SPF in it will reflect the sun... it's not just this product in particular. I use this on a daily basis and I didn't find it to wash me out in photos and videos.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
caitysworld
(Boston, Massachusetts)
Question
Use with primer?
I am not sure how to use this with other products. Currently I cleanse my face at night, then apply my serum. In the am I use toner, then bb cream, then my foundation. It last all day, but if I want to add primer (love the Smashbox LuminIzing Primer) what order do I apply? BB cream then primer?
asked 3 years, 9 months ago
edensmom25
(NC)
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
10 answers
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answer 1
You must be trying to achieve super duper coverage...This product is made to be used alone with maybe a concealer...If I were you, I would first of course cleanse, then moisturize, then prime then either BB cream OR foundation, and you choose whether you want to use concealer before or after either bb or foundation, YOU don't need BOTH honey...lol
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 2
I'm actually surprised at some of the responses to the question. Some people seem to think that you are getting all these great benefits that makes this something that should be the first layer. BB cream has some added benefits, but it really doesn't do much for you at all when compared to other skin care routines (which it sound like you are following). Most people you BB cream for two purposes, either as their only form of makeup, so it just gives a sheer coverage, or as a base for foundation, which allows for better overall coverage. Regardless of whether or not foundation is used, I highly recommend using a primer with it. I always use the smash box primer with this. You can use the primer, the BB cream, and then follow with foundation.

When it comes down to it all, however, there really is no "right way." Even professional makeup artists say different things about the order makeup should be applied. I just have found that primer before BB is particularly helpful for me.
answered 1 year ago
katelyn123
(Chicago)
answer 3
Using a primer is optional with this and it sure doesnt hurt - I sometimes use with a primer since the one I use has healthy skin stuff in it (like vit c and more sunscreen), and gives my skin a tad more moisture so that my bb cream goes on a lot smoother.

SO I guess it depends on your primer - since I know there are ones that are beneficial - that give oil control and/or are anti-aging.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
raiyaa
answer 4
dont use with primer! apply serum, moisturizer wait a few moments and finally apply the bb cream.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
124434
answer 5
You should use this as your last skin care step, you can use a primer underneath.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
charbelbkuri
answer 6
I use Korres Quercetin and Oak AntiAging Primer before the BB cream and it works well.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
volgirl
(Andersonville, TN)
answer 7
I know a couple of you are really getting on my case about using anything else with the BB cream. The problem is that, while I love the BB cream, all of them are so very light in color. They don't make any for darker skintones, so unless I want to look washed-out all day, I have to use a foundation, or bronzer over the BB cream.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
edensmom25
(NC)
answer 8
The point of a BB cream is that its a moisturizer, foundation, concealer, primer all in one. So it doesn't make sense to use a BB cream and put foundation over it. And if you even put a primer under the BB cream, then foundation over it, what's the point of the BB cream? Why are you using it?
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
commscholar
(Albuquerque)
answer 9
I would treat the BB cream like a normal foundation and apply the primer first-- even though the formula is supposed to be better for your skin than other products, you want to prevent it from getting into your pores and causing breakouts or other problems.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
courtnee12
(Douglasville, GA)
answer 10
Wow you use a lot of junk on your face. Um... this is supposed to be a tinted moisturizer... can't you just use this and then some powder?
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
jamietlf
(Lawrence, KS)
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Can this be sub'd for a moisturizer?
The description says this provides moisture. My skin is somewhat oily, but I need to use a lightweight moisturizer daily. Does this provide enought moisture to replace my moisturizer or do I need to apply moisturizer underneath this?
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
curiousbuyer516
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
9 answers
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answer 1
moisturizer is much cheaper lol, yes it is moisturizing with a med coverage and a dewey finish without setting powder.
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 2
I have normal to dry skin -- and I find I do need a moisturizer with this product.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
raiyaa
answer 3
No, please don't. This is advertise as a makeup product/ skincare. Although it states that it has a lot of benefits, but its never good to substitute a makeup product as part of daily skincare regimen. Buy a separate moisturizer with no color in it that's meant to be a moisturizer. I prefer using this when you go out, but it needs to be remove just as if it's foundation. Everyday.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
curios
(VA)
answer 4
I have combo/oily/sensitive skin and I've been using this on my face as both moisturizer and foundation, and it's been working wonderfully. Just don't forget to use an SPF moisturizer on your neck and chest to protect that delicate skin!
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
beeelicious
(Houston, TX)
answer 5
Unless you have oily skin, I wouldn't recommend using it in place of a moisturizer.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
cutemako
(Hoboken, New Jersey)
answer 6
I would moisturizer on before hand just in case because my skin does become dry.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
ad31
(Irvine, CA)
answer 7
Absolutely. My skin felt plenty moisturized all day without using an additional moisturizer. One suggestion I may have is to use a primer underneath--Boscia's got a good one!
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
allynch88
answer 8
I'd definitely recommend wearing a moisturizer, no matter what BB cream you use. The point of BB creams is not to cake it on your face, but to only use a little to even out your skin tone, really. But you can opt to use a moisturizer that is lighter than your normal moisturizer, because the BB cream does have some moisturizing benefits. It just won't be too effective in comparison to wearing moisturizer underneath.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
happyberry
answer 9
I have oily skin as well,but definately need an oil-free moisurizer first.This BB cream is difficult to blend and cakes up and feels very dry going in.I find that a little moisurizer helps blending much easier.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
lucy1515
(massachusetts)
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For Fair Skin??
Hi. I saw a few reviews saying this was a darker color. I have very fair skin. Will I be able to use this? I really want to try it. Thanks.
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
ld88
(Huntsville, AL)
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
9 answers
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answer 1
yes, make sure you get the light, and it's color matching tech, I would try a sample first...the light is very very light.
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 2
This is not good for really fair skin gals like us. I am a NW20 and this was dark on me, like 2 or 3 shades darker than my natural skin color. You can try it, but I'm not sure about it. Mine was a sample and wore it for two days.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
Keishla7
(Moca, PR)
answer 3
I am NC20-NC25 and it matches my skin really well. I received a sample and first swatched it on my hand and was disappointed because it appeared so dark, however I was amazed how well it blended in and matched afterward...it's odd and almost chameleon like, so I decided to apply it to my face to see what happened. Sure enough, it matched. I think your best bet would to maybe go to Sephora and try it out and ask for a sample to take home because I could see how this may not work for someone with a really fair complexion. I never trust colors when initially applied at the store because in natural light they look completely different...I've had a lot of bad experiences lol.
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
barook84
(St. Louis, MO)
answer 4
I'd try it at the store if you have one near you. If you're SUPER pale, it might be too dark, but I'm light-skinned, and it's perfect.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
foodieville
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 5
I have fair skin as well, but I find that this product seems to "match" my color. I would recommend trying to get a sample of the product first, just in case. that is what I did.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
mongbum
(Jefferson City, MO)
answer 6
I have really fair skin too (blonde hair and blue eyes) I mix this product with a little bit of moisturizer and or primer and a little bit goes a long way- it never looks too dark. I follow this up with a mineral powder BE or smashbox. I have found that when i use this product with out mixing it it was a little dark but if mixed no problem at all.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
maggiewood
(Long Island, NY)
answer 7
Hello There,
I would stay away from this one if you have fair skin. I wear shade 130 in MUFE HD foundation (medium -beige) and this BB cream is ALMOST too dark on me. I think it'll look absolutely perfect in the summer, but for you I think it'll be too dark.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
mara806
(Montgomery, Tx)
answer 8
Hi, yes it was too dark on my NC15 skin. It is supposed to self-adjust but only seemed to get darker as my day went on.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
trixiefaux
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 9
It's supposed to self-adjust to your skin. I'm a light-med and it fits me perfectly when I initially put it on. IDK if it oxidizes much since this is my first time trying it. I read a review on this and she was fair skinned and she said it went on okay but later oxidized to a darker color. HTH!!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
yme87
Question
Staying power/Waterproof?
My days are pretty long (from 8am to 3pm) and especially in the summer, the heat gets pretty unbearable! How long does this product stay-put for, and is this product water/sweat-proof?!
asked 4 years ago
Anonymous
(toronto, on)
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
8 answers
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answer 1
If you want it to be waterproof because it is water based you would want to use something like hourglass mineral veil primer as a waterproofer first...it is not waterproof I actually have sweated it off a few times to the point that I just washed it off...Makeup forever makes a waterproof line too as far as foundation,
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 2
So I guess this won't stay fresh when I work 30 hours at the hospital? I haven't found anything that does.... Any suggestions?
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
cwyk
(Toronto)
answer 3
I live on the equator on a tropical island, this has amazing staying power, I do carry a sheer powder with me and around lunch I powder my forehead again, but it wears very well, even through sweat.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
zodiacrose
(Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory)
answer 4
My workday is from 7:30 to 3:30 and it lasts, even during an outdoor summer lunch break! Do gently pat any sweaty areas softly with a paper towel and it'll look fine.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
lolosmama
(Philadelphia, PA)
answer 5
I am an active person and form my experience this product stay put the whole entire day. When i sweat this product doesn't become runny like a regular foundation so i think its sweat/water proof. If you swim the whole entire day though I'm sure you'll eventually wash it off. I also use this when I go to Indonesia and its very humid over there; the product stays :))
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
fayming
(Rancho Cucamonga, CA)
answer 6
BOTH! I have found that is lasts for those hours and then some! With humidity and a little sweating it also lasts and lasts!
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
kirstie
(Baltimore, MD)
answer 7
Try the Cover FX Prep & Prime...it's longer lasting, better coverage and your makeup stays really nice all day, especially if you are using the Cover FX line. I love it.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
kim645
(Gettysburg, PA)
answer 8
hey...i found this product was not sweat proof. I work outside with animals a lot and it would be good for about the first 3 hours but after that, i needed to swipe over some powder to blot the oil. Hope this works for you.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
melfromoz
(Scottsbluff, NE)
Question
Does this porduct work for African American skin tones?
asked 3 years, 9 months ago
skayne
(Lawrence, KS)
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
8 answers
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answer 1
No honey, i'm sorry...I use the med shade and I am still really light...and the bronze I would say would be too shimmery for what you are looking for...You always want to go to try it at a Sephora regardless first..
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 2
Boscia makes one for darker skin tones; it's called "Bronze" and (and a "Light" for pale skin). You can find it on Boscia's website (haven't seen it in Sephora).
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
sfcasun
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 3
It might be too light, depending on your skin tone. I would recommend trying it in the store.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
kay1a
(Southern CA)
answer 4
No! It is very pale.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
czarinamargo
(Downingtown PA)
answer 5
I have medium, olive toned skin which is lighter this time of year when I'm not getting much sun. I felt the BB Cream was even a tad on the light colored side for me.... It does blend in fairly well, but I would guess that it would look pretty ashy on darker skin! I'm going to try the Perfekt primer gel next (the BB was too oily for me) and I noticed that it comes in a range of shades, including darker, so maybe check that out!
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
mrsdavis
(Oregon Coast)
answer 6
Yes it blends with your skin color. The girl at sephora was African American and suggested it for me. She loved this product.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
missjessica915
(Akron oh)
answer 7
No. I wouldn't suggest it.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
commscholar
(Albuquerque)
answer 8
Yes! I have medium-dark skin and with yellow-orange undertones and this worked really well to brighten up my face and even out my skin tone. My advice to you would be to use a little product and just blend it in to your face, then give it a couple of minutes. Any signs of the color of the cream itself should be gone.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
starsnatcher
(Bryan, Texas)
Question
is this concealor?
I am looking to change my makeup brand... I need good coverage for concealor & foundation. I currently use bare mineral yet im not happy with it.. at the end of day it's gone.
asked 3 years, 9 months ago
1calimom
(morgan hill ca)
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
8 answers
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answer 1
No, concealer is needed to cover dark areas and blemishes...
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 2
No, this is not a concealer and probably wouldn't give you the coverage you need if you've come from using BE.

I don't know if you've ever tried her products, but Mally Beauty has two great concealers that I love. I also love one from It Cosmetics. If just shopping at Sephora, I would recommend MUFE's Full Cover Concealer -- just be careful with shade selection, as it dries darker.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
valentinephoto
(Front Royal, VA)
answer 3
No it's not a concealer it's used before makeup
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
missjessica915
(Akron oh)
answer 4
B.B. Cream is not a concealer but it somehow blends into your skin and does cover or blend or something so that the places I want to cover don't show. I like it better than any make-up I've ever used and to be honest, I've probably spent a fortune on make up over the years. I've tried several of the mineral make up powders, I like this much better. My other favorites have been Shiseido lifting Foundation, La Mer treatment fluid foundation, glo-minerals sheer tint base and the Clinic base for toning down red. I like B.B. Cream better than any of these.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
soapgirl
(Austin, Texas)
answer 5
Doesn't work like a concealer, but it greatly minimizes the need for one, which is great so you don't need as much makeup!
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
misskris10
answer 6
It Evens out skin tone but you need to use a CONCEALER in case you need it.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
charbelbkuri
answer 7
No, its not a concealer. At all. Given your needs, I wouldn't try the BB creams. Less coverage than a foundation.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
commscholar
(Albuquerque)
answer 8
I've been using this bb cream for a few months now and I love it! It isn't a concealer, but it does provide more coverage than any other tinted moisturizer/foundation I've ever used. It covers small spots, and dark circles under my eyes very well, for larger spots I still use a concealer, but only a little!
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
aim9
(Yakima, WA)
Question
Clinique vs Boscia BB Cream?
I am considering trying BB cream for the first time and I am debating between Boscia and Clinique brands. Which one works better has anyone tried both?
asked 3 years, 5 months ago
ashe
(Syracuse,NY)
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
8 answers
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answer 1
Stick with what you know unless you get a sample first and make sure you try this for about a week to figure if you like it or not...it's very different as far as texture and it has glitter in it which I found strange.
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 2
i much much prefer clinique bb cream in texture, application and it matches my skin tone better. it gives a dewy foundation free look. i wore it over tarantino nude primer today with great results.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
leafyseadragon
(portland, or)
answer 3
I just posted a review on thsi because I bought both. I LOVE the new BB creams and so I tried two. The Clinque and the Boscia. They both have good SPF. The Boscia one seems bigger and comes with more product. However, I have always been a clinique girl and most of my face products are clinique. The Clinique comes in two colors and the #2 is a perfect match for me. I think that the Clinique one has more coverage and the Boscia one is a bit sheerer. Also, Clinique is a slighly better match for my skin tone but they both blend nicely and work! I honestly think that you cant go wrong with either. If I had to choose, I personally prefer the clinique because I just love clinique products and the color for my skin is a bit better. However, the Boscia one is a bigger bottle. They both work great and feel great. I love that they are an all in one product! I also tried the Garnier one- which is a waste of money. The color was not good- it had a shimmer to it or something and the smell drove me crazy...
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
legallylori
answer 4
I've used both and significantly prefer Boscia.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
jordanaanne
(Miami, FL)
answer 5
I just converted from Clinique to Philosophy skincare and from Clinique to Smashbox cosmetics, but I added this in also. It is tinted, and it does have a slight shimmer to it, but I can tell that my skin loves this, as it drinks it up immediately after putting it on. This is the first product that I could actually use alone without anything else. By far my new favorite product. You can wear it alone or under foundation. It's PERFECT! I would definitely recommend giving it a try.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
flaxenteacup
(Amory, Mississippi)
answer 6
Go with Clinique. I tried the Boscia and it was awful. It oxidizes and it's dark.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
eli33
answer 7
I got a sample of both, the Clinique and Boscia BB creams. I also went back and forth between the two and had trouble deciding too. I used the #2 shade from the Clinique brand. I liked them both fairly equally. I was trying to go for the more natural looking product. The Clinique BB felt a bit thicker on my skin but it also gave better coverage. It looked and felt more matte on my skin (combination). The Boscia BB was more sheer but matched my skin shade better than the Clinique BB. The only thing I didn't like about the Boscia one is the glittery look. It's not as bad as people have described though. I plan on getting the Boscia BB since it sutis my skin better.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
cakesy
(San Diego, CA)
answer 8
I'd go with the Boscia. They use natural sunscreen ingredients.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
leslie100
(Massapequa, NY)
Question
samples?
I am interested in this product but I am afraid that it will be too dark for my skin. I have a pale olive complexion. Also, there are no Sephora store near by so I can't visit a store for a sample. Do you offer online samples of this product?
asked 3 years, 4 months ago
typophiliac
(Durango, CO)
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
8 answers
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answer 1
gotta go to Sephora, they will give you free samples boscia charges for shipping 3 dollars dumb...haha
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 2
I got a sample of this in my last order. I would go online, choose the items you want so that you have your item numbers ready, and then call to place your order,and ask the customer service associate to include a sample of the cream.
answered 3 years, 3 months ago
Willemina
(Naples, FL)
answer 3
They do tend to offer samples of this product but I'm not sure how well it would go with your complexion. I also have a fairer olive complexion and this ended up making me look like I was wearing bronzer. After trying this, I opted to buy Dr. Jart. It costs a dollar more for a bit less, but so far it seems to work much better for my skin tone.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
grace1973
(Vallejo, CA)
answer 4
I thought it is going to be too dark for my fair skin, but it so even out after the associate applied it on my skin, give it a try, it wont disappoint you! I will get one for myself.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
pineappleberry
(Sierra Madre, CA)
answer 5
I first tried this product as a sample. I have light skin with some reddish under tone. The coverage is very light. It's so natural looking it doesn't really look like I'm wearing anything. I think more than anything it adds a brightness to my skin.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
sidneys
(Syracuse, NY)
answer 6
I am very fair and found this to be too dark for my skin,
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
trigrrrrl
(Washington, DC)
answer 7
When I sampled in the store, the guy who was a Boscia rep helped me. I am olive and he is very fair and we both put a little on and it was good for all skin colors. I would go for it.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
cmyaus
(Houston, TX)
answer 8
I was worried about the same thing because I too have pale olive skin. But the cream blends really well. It actually looks too light when you start putting it on but as you blend it in, it completely conforms to your skin tone. It's amazing, it seriously evens out your skin perfectly so you can't tell you have anything on and your pores and imperfections are gone
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
frotop
(Boulder, CO)
Question
Does this have glitter in it?
Does anyone notice glitter in it? Is it really noticeable? I usually don't like glitter in my face products, so do you think I will like this? thank you :)
asked 2 years, 10 months ago
blynn6
(berkeley, ca)
on B.B. Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 27 PA++
8 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes it has glitter and yes it's noticeable and yes it is irritating because they don't advertise glitter....grrrr
answered 11 months ago
goomba17345
(Cleveland, OH)
answer 2
Yes there is glitter in it its really small but it's what makes you have this beautiful glow. you can't even tell.
answered 2 years, 2 months ago
maxiness09
(Saint Paul, MN)
answer 3
No glitter.
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
124434
answer 4
YES YES YES YES!!!! I don't think these ladies have put this on and looked in the sun!!!
There is most DEFIANTLY small amts of glitter particles in this!
Just to double check I just put some on my hand and went outside and YUP!

I usually HATE sparkle, and when i tried this in the perfectly lit Sephora store , I didn't notice any so i was excited.

Its not a deal breaker for me, i still love it , but may look for a non sparkler next time .. .MAYBE!
answered 2 years, 4 months ago
ttiiaa
(oakland ca)
answer 5
I use a 15x magifying mirror once applied, I see no glitter on my face!
answered 2 years, 5 months ago
EmilyAK
answer 6
I have never noticed a shimmer at all, which is not for me.
answered 2 years, 9 months ago
MacJean
(Annapolis, MD)
answer 7
I've been using this for 4 months, and I don't notice the glitter if there is any and I HATE glitter too!
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
hottytoddyreb
(Jackson, MS)
answer 8
Nope, no glitter!
answered 2 years, 10 months ago
dp2007
(Houston, TX)
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