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Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Smashbox

Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Fair (porcelain ivory)

Item #: 2291975 Size: 1.0 oz

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Your skin needs a drink. Meet the first and only BB with a water-like texture that delivers multiple benefits in just one drop. Why get wet? Built-in primer water technology means a liquid silk-consistency - it literally glides onto your face, blends easily and moves with your skin. Because it's alcohol-free, there is no drying, cracking or caking during wear. The ultra-hydrating, oil-free formula also creates a sheer, radiant finish that makes you really love your skin in every conceivable light. Here come the compliments.

Why it's unique:

Simply put, we have no other BB foundation with a thin, water-like veil. What makes it a technological feat is their breakthrough system that suspends pigments in H2O. The big pay-off: a BB that hydrates your skin throughout the day and a demi-matte, but never flat complexion. Just a few drops create a remarkably natural-looking canvas that still camouflages imperfections. Just build for more coverage. Plus, Smashbox's exclusive Photoset Polymers - taken from medical grade liquid bandage technology - make it last from A.M. to afterhours.

Bragging rights:

  • Primes: Blurs out imperfections like fine lines, pores and blemishes
  • Protects: SPF 30 helps shield skin from environmental damage
  • Perfect: Sheer-to-medium coverage comes easy with its buildable, liquid-silk consistency. Plus, 8 forgiving shades means one for every skin tone. Guaranteed.
  • Hydrates: A revolutionary formula infused with elements of Primer Water quenches skin
  • Oil & alcohol free: Expect a gorgeous sheen. No shine.

Formulated without parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, phthalates, oil, fragrance and talc. Vegan friendly.

One-two punch:

Want that all natural off-duty model look? Done. After applying BB Water, add a healthy flush or subtle, sun-kissed sheen to your flawless skin with Smashbox's L.A. Lights Blendable Lip & Cheek Color.

Click here to find your perfect shade of Smashbox's Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30!

Tips & Tricks

No Makeup Makeup

Application couldn't be easier. Just shake well, release 2 or 3 drops on the back of your hand and blend into face with fingertips. Layer for additional coverage; dot gently on imperfections to conceal.
Artist how-to: How to keep it sheer: "Remember, it's all about perfecting - not masking your skin. You only need to apply foundation on places that need coverage." - Lori Taylor Davis, Global Pro Lead Artist
Active: Octinoxate 5.0%, Titanium Dioxide 3.1%, Zinc Oxide 2.1%. Inactive: Water\Aqua\Eau, Methyl Trimethicone, Phenyl Trimethicone, Silica, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Dimethicone, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Butylene Glycol, Dimethicone Silylate, Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Polysilicone-11, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Lecithin, Citrullus Vulgaris (Watermelon) Fruit Extract, Lens Esculenta (Lentil) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Protein, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Sodium Pca, Methicone, Triethyl Citrate, Thermus Thermophillus Ferment, Laureth-7, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Dextrin, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Chloride, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Sodium Lactate, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Zinc Stearate, Litchi Chinensis Seed Extract, Polyglutamic Acid, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77499).

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package you receive for the most up to date list of ingredients.

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Product Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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SmashboxCamera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30
 
4.0

(based on 303 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (243)
  • Easy to apply (193)
  • Natural looking (184)
  • Blends well (162)
  • Smooth (136)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (38)
  • Doesn't stay on (37)
  • Doesn't work (23)
  • Difficult to apply (13)
  • Causes breakouts (11)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (175)
  • All skin types (76)
  • Sensitive skin (67)
  • Going out (56)
  • Travel (39)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (153), Classic style (67), Trendy style (21), Brand buyer (15), Budget shopper (11)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (15), 30 minutes (15)

Reviewed by 303 customers

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5.0

Love this product

By DBacko

from Palm Desert

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out

    Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

    Excellent product, light coverage but still smoothes wrinkles.

     
    5.0

    One of my favorites

    By NikkiD

    from Chattanooga

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Easy To Take-off
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday
      • Going Out

      Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

      I have tried so many different foundations. I am not loyal to brands simply because I love trying new products. This summer I wanted a foundation that would not run in the humid weather where I live. I was lucky to find this water-based foundation. I apply it with my brush and it stays on all day. I love the glowy look that this foundation gives me and how little I need it in order to achieve the perfect look. Definitely worth trying.

       
      4.0

      No -- it's ok but not my favorite

      By MakeupPlayer

      from Northern Kentucky

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Smooth

      Cons

      • Color makes me look jaundiced and tired.
      • Doesn't Stay On
      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

        Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

        Tried at the recommendation of the sales lady and not impressed. I look jaundiced and tired. It does even out the skin tone, but the shade light to medium is not right on me and I have rose undertones so even with a concealer to tone down the rose in my skin I look like I'm sick. I've had more co-workers ask if I'm sick wearing this makeup than i have any other.

         
        5.0

        Great Light Weight Natural Makeup

        By Kellie

        from Vancouver

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Dry to Normal
          • Everyday

          Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

          I am 53 and have dry to normal aging skin. This fountain is perfect for my skin. Does not sick onto dry patches or settle into fine lines. It is light weight and evens out my skin but let's my natural adorable freckles peek through. Don't be afraid to let your natural you show through. No this is not full coverage but I feel it enhances your natural beauty. I will continue to use this foundation, I'm very pleased with it.

           
          3.0

          It's alright

          By Bella

          from Maryland

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking

          Cons

          • Causes Breakouts
          • Doesn't Stay On
          • Irritates Skin
          • Poor Coverage

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

          So much of this product gets absorbed into my beauty blender which is frustrating considering the price. I bought this because I wanted something that would that was light coverage but could still cover a few blemishes. The only complaint I have is that it clings to dry patches, the product does last on the rest of my face though.

           
          5.0

          My favorite product ever. Best BB water!

          By Marie

          from MI

          About Me Trendy Style

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking
          • Noncomedogenic

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

            I love this product so much. It is very lightweight, but you can build it up tremendously. It hydrates my skin all day and it gives me that gorgeous natural, dewy look. I would totally recommend this if you are looking for something for sensitive skin too. This also stays on all day and I just love it because of how natural it looks. People ask if I'm actually wearing makeup!

             
            4.0

            Love this!

            By Middleagedgal

            from Chicago

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Lightweight
            • Natural Looking
            • Smooth

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

              Started using this in my 50 ' s as my skin changed dramatically and my skin became less oily and the product I had been using looked cakey on and chalky. This product glides on easily, looks natural without caking on.

               
              1.0

              Eh not that great

              By Caroline

              from Philadelphia

              About Me Classic Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

              • Poor Coverage

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

              Comes off easy and doesn't give me a decent coverage

               
              3.0

              Not worth the price tag

              By Mom of curly haired kids

              from Norwood MA

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Smooth

              Cons

              • Doesn't Stay On
              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

              It's very easy to use and looks great for the first few hours you wear it, but after a while it wears off. Super easy to remove and very light weight, as long as you are ok with touch ups it's a good choice

               
              3.0

              Verdict is still out

              By Felicia

              from Tulsa OK

              About Me Natural Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Apply
              • Easy To Take-off
              • Lightweight
              • Natural Looking

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Broad Spectrum SPF 30:

                Looks very natural. Still trying to decide if I like the minimal coverage.

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                26 Questions | 26 Answers
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                • Q:

                  Is it water resistant?? I want to use it on summer days when going swimming in the lake. Would like to know if this product is good for that.
                  Asked on 4/17/2017 by lyzza

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! The BB Water is water resistant. It's formulated with a liquid bandage technology that lock makeup on for an all day wear.

                    Answered on 4/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Is this foundation vegan?
                  Thanks!
                  Asked on 2/18/2017 by Bks from Oklahoma

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! This product is not considered vegan.

                    Answered on 2/21/2017 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Is this product buildable? Meaning if I want better coverage or if I come home and some has worn off, can I add more for additional coverage, or will it just move the product around my face without any additional coverage?
                  Asked on 9/18/2016 by PurdyBirdy from Newark, DE

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! The BB Water is definitely buildable. Before reapplying refresh your skin with our Primer Water for a flawless finish that will last all day.

                    Answered on 9/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  I guess I've been living under a rock. I'm curious about this product. I am currently using the BB Cream in Light/Medium & really enjoy wearing it. What's the difference between the Cream & Water? Also if I use Light/Medium in the cream what shade in the Water would be recommended? Oh one more, is the Water okay to use with Oily skin? Thank you!
                  Asked on 6/3/2016 by Maria from Seattle

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! The BB Water foundation is excellent for dry skin. It leaves the skin with a dewy finish. You would be the same shade in a BB Water, but I would stick with your BB Cream, since you describe your skin as oily :)

                    Answered on 6/6/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  About how long does this product last if you use it as an every day product?
                  Asked on 4/28/2016 by Madison from Coon Rapids, MN

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! All you need is one to two drops of BB Water to even out skin tone. This product will last longer if you use your fingertips to apply. Pair it with our Primer Water to prime and set your foundation. It will make your makeup last all day!

                    Answered on 5/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  Will this product transfer when I'm touching my face throughout the day? What should I set this bb water with ?
                  Asked on 4/16/2016 by Jen from Florida

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! BB Water is made with Photoset; a technology that makes the foundation transfer-proof and water resistant. Use Primer Water or a light dusting of Halo Powder to set.

                    Answered on 4/18/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  will this oxidize on you?
                  Asked on 4/14/2016 by rose from california

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! BB Water Foundation will not oxidize. Use it over the top of Primer Water for a finish that will last and last.

                    Answered on 4/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  is this product very watery-like?
                  Asked on 4/13/2016 by rose from california

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi There! Yes, BB Water Foundation is a sheer liquid foundation. Apply it over Primer Water for a finish that will last and last!

                    Answered on 4/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  can this be used like a foundation and then wear concealer, setting powder, bronzer etc over it like you normally would?
                  Asked on 4/11/2016 by rose from california

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Absolutely! BB Water Foundation is a gorgeous foundation. Apply it after a spritz of Primer Water for a lost lasting finish that will last all day!

                    Answered on 4/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                • Q:

                  would this have a good finish if i used a flat buffing brush. i know it says fingers but if it is dabbed on the face would buffing it out with a brush affect the finish?
                  Asked on 4/9/2016 by kayla

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    I think that's a great idea! First apply BB Water Foundation with your fingers and then buff with a brush! follow up with a spritz of Primer Water for a finish that will last and last.

                    Answered on 4/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
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