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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.

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 290 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (231)
  • Easy to apply (183)
  • Natural looking (175)
  • Blends well (155)
  • Easy to take-off (127)

Cons

  • Poor coverage (35)
  • Doesn't stay on (34)
  • Doesn't work (22)
  • Difficult to apply (13)
  • Causes breakouts (10)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (164)
  • All skin types (74)
  • Sensitive skin (65)
  • Going out (53)
  • Travel (39)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (144), Classic style (65), Trendy style (19), Brand buyer (15), Budget shopper (11)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (15), 30 minutes (15)

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5.0

I reccomend this product

By Tiff

from Georgia

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

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

    Great!

     
    5.0

    best ever

    By ultaqueen

    from az

    About Me Classic Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Natural Looking
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

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

      This is a great foundation for either a natural glowing look, or a good base for layering on your contour makeup.

       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Momma e

      from Chicago

      About Me Natural Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Sensitive Skin

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

        Great product! So easy to apply and feels great! Doesn't set into fine lines!

         
        5.0

        Love it!!!

        By Mommy2Boy

        from Riverside

        Verified Reviewer

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

        I love this product. I have extremely oily skin and been trying all sorts of different foundations and randomly tried this and absolutely LOVE it!!! So light like water and has good coverage and is buildable. Last all day. So happy with this foundation!

         
        5.0

        My favorite light weight foundation

        By Lauren

        from Bluffton Sc

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Natural Looking
        • Noncomedogenic

        Cons

        • Poor Coverage

        Best Uses

        • Everyday

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

        I love this product for everyday use but if you are going for an evening look I recommend mixing with a heavier foundation for more coverage. I mix it with the Marc Jacobs foundation and they make a perfect pair. Also loving the sunscreen it provides.

         
        4.0

        Surprising

        By Madi

        from Phoenix

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Takes a while to apply sufficient coats

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Everyday
        • Going Out
        • Travel

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

        I was surprised about this because it was a bb cream and it was "water" but I had nice coverage and lasted really long even for prom

         
        3.0

        First time to try shear coverage

        By Kathy

        from Scottsdale

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday
          • Travel

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

          First time to try a shear foundation. A BB cream that I truly liked

           
          4.0

          LOVE THIS SO MUCH

          By Shelby

          from KC,MO

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Natural Looking
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types

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

            LOVE

             
            4.0

            Go to for everyday

            By Ms.Guss

            from Orlando FL

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Easy To Apply
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight
            • Natural Looking

            Cons

            • Doesn't Stay On

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

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

            I like this product most because I have freckles and it provides me with enough coverage to keep my skin even and provide a good base for my bronzer and blush. However if I wanted something for a special occasion I would pick something that would stay put longer. I spend a lot of time outside so for everyday use this is great.

             
            5.0

            In Love!!!

            By Noelle

            from Tuscaloosa, AL

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Going Out
              • Sensitive Skin

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

              I use this everyday and it is amazing. Blends effortlessly and is super lightweight. I use a beauty blender to apply over my moisturizer and foundation primer and it glides right on. Doesn't cake up throughout the day and it has not caused a breakout or irritated my skin yet. I have oily skin with dry patches and sensitive areas, and this by far the best foundation I have ever tried.

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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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