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Smashbox Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35

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Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35

Dark (for deep tan & bronze complexions w/ neutral undertones)

Item #: 2240981 Size: 1.0 oz

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Your go-to for flawless skin. Just let it BB.

So what does BB do?

  • Primes: Wear alone, or under your favorite foundation to create a smooth canvas.
  • Perfects: Tinted formula in 8 shades evens out skin for a flawless finish.
  • Hydrates: Improves skin moisture in 4 weeks. Guaranteed.
  • Protects: SPF 35 guards against UVA/UVB rays.
  • Controls oil: Minimizes shine with no chalky finish.
  • Formulated without parabens, sodium lauryl sulfate, phthalates, oil, fragrance & talc.


Bragging rights:

  • 2015 Allure Reader's Choice Award


BB Tip 1: BB any way you want. Use it as a primer. Use it for light coverage. Use it however you see fit!

BB Tip 2: Don't use too much! Just a pea size will do. (Hint: if you need more coverage, see tip #3. No need for lots of layers.)

BB Tip 3: Looks great alone for quick, camera-ready skin. Or pair BB with your favorite foundation for more coverage. We adore it with Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder.

BB Tip 4: Have dry skin? Still moisturize first. Have oily/combination skin? BB is all you'll need.

BB Tip 5: Regular use will improve your skin! BB is loaded with anti-aging peptides for a decrease in fine lines over time, plus it guards against harmful rays with SPF 35.

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Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35
 
4.1

(based on 651 reviews)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (500)
  • Goes on smoothly (479)
  • Blends well (455)
  • Lightweight (447)
  • Long-lasting (363)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (132)
  • Poor coverage (49)
  • Causes breakouts (37)
  • Too greasy (34)
  • Doesn't stay on (33)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (434)
  • Normal skin (175)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (157)
  • Sensitive skin (154)
  • Mature skin (125)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (323), Budget shopper (209), Natural style (4)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (319), Medium (247), Deep (42)

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5.0

doesn't settle in lines

By PrincessParking

from Austin, TX

About Me Classic Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

    I was shopping for Bareminerals complexion rescue and because I'm in humid TX, this was recommended to me instead. I was skeptical, but lo and behold this stuff rocks. Doesn't settle in the lines on my mature skin. Leaves a nice, natural finish and has 30 spf to boot. What more can you ask for? I'm hooked.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    1.0

    Never buy

    By Lacrow

    from Salt Lake City Utah

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Doesn't Stay On
      • Makes every dry flake on skin stand out.
      • Poor Coverage

      Best Uses

        Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

        Horrible product. Super drying and doesn't stay on.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair
         
        5.0

        My "Go-To" foundation

        By Missy

        from Moreno Valley, CA

        About Me Trendy Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out

          Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

          I was recommended to start using a BB cream about a year ago, so I went searching for one that had good full coverage, but also wasn't heavy.

          This one is great. I use it with a powder for more consistent coverage.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          4.0

          Great product perfect for hot summers!

          By Kash

          from Palm sprigs

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday
            • Travel

            Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

            Perfect for hot summers for a little coverage and spf. Does not make my face oily love it

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            4.0

            I Like It!

            By Alexia Pérez

            from New Haven, CT

            About Me Natural Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

              This Product Is Very Impresive

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium
               
              5.0

              My favorite blemish hiding perfect picture skin!

              By Lisa - fitness instructor

              from Pascagoula, Ms

              About Me Trendy Style

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • All Skin Types
                • Everyday
                • Going Out
                • Travel

                Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

                This make up seems to take 5 years off my skin when applied!! It's the best coverage I have ever experienced! Love love this!!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                1.0

                Not for me!

                By Audrey

                from Boca Raton

                About Me Natural Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Clumpy
                  • Irritates Skin

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

                    This just wasn't for me. It turned a strange color after about 30 minutes. I didn't use it immediately after purchase, wish I would have used it so I could return it.

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair
                     
                    5.0

                    Love!

                    By Candace

                    from Seattle

                    Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

                    One of my favorite BB creams! Has very good coverage and lasts all day. I have very oily skin so that's hard to find. :)

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    HORRIBLE

                    By Lauren

                    from LOGAN, UT

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

                    The makeup that I purchased at this Ulta store was all old. This BB cream is thick, and I cannot use it. Because I opened it, I cannot return or exchange it. All of the products in this store are old.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    too sheer still needed foundation

                    By 007

                    from leesburg

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35:

                    This product I returned it.Did nothing more then a clear primer.

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                    39 Questions | 40 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      will this product cling onto dry patches? and how many hours will this product last assuming you wear concealer and setting powder over it?
                      Asked on 5/9/2016 by rose from california

                      2 answers

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Smashbox's Camera Ready BB cream has a primer built in so it will lock product on to the skin. Setting it with a powder will also help increase longevity.

                        Answered on 5/10/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi There! The Camera Ready BB Cream is very hydrating and won't cling to dry patches. The formula will last all day! Pair it with our Photo finish Primer for an impeccable finish.

                        Answered on 5/9/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      I use Smashbox studio skin in 1.1. Which shade in the bb cream would I need?
                      Asked on 4/25/2016 by kaylawarren from Florida

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend the Fair shade. It is ideal for porcelain and fair complexions. when in doubt it's always best to try it out in person at your nearest Ulta Beauty store! :-)

                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 4/27/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      Is this waterproof?
                      Asked on 3/8/2016 by Carmela from Tinley Park, Illinois

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi Carmela! While BB Cream is long lasting it does not claim to be waterproof. If your looking for a long wear foundation we suggest our Studio Skin Foundation paired with Photo Finish Primer. It will give you a 15 hour wear that will last and last.

                        Visit your nearest Ulta Store for a custom color match by one of our Beauty Artists.

                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 3/8/2016 by Brand Expert from Smashbox Cosmetics
                    • Q:

                      I currently use Smashbox Studio Skin Foundation in 2.1 and it's a perfect match for me. Is there a corresponding shade in this BB?
                      Asked on 2/17/2016 by AmandaJo

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We'd recommend the Light shade of Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35 for you! This shade can be tested at your nearest Ulta Beauty store:

                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 2/17/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I currently use glow by dr. Brandt ruby crystal retinol hydracreme. Is it safe to use it with the Smashbox BB creme? I'm concerned the Smashbox may have retinol or alpha hydroxy.
                      Asked on 2/15/2016 by Dawn from Sacramento

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream is not formulated with any resurfacing actives, so it is safe to use it in conjunction with your retinol cream. It's actually a good idea, since it provides SPF 35 sun protection, which is important when using retinol in your skincare regimen, as skin is more susceptible to sun damage. :-)

                        Answered on 2/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      In what order should I use this.. moisturizer, primer, bb, then foundation? I'm not sure how to use this! lol
                      Asked on 2/1/2016 by Heather from Michigan

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Great question! :-) The proper order of application depends on how you use BB!

                        Have dry skin? Still moisturize first, before applying BB. Have oily/combination skin? BB is all you'll need.

                        BB features the built-in benefits of a primer, so using an additional primer is optional. When using in conjunction with one of Smashbox's Photo Finish Primers, we recommend applying Photo Finish first (after moisturizing if you have dry skin) only to areas of concern such as the T-zone, then following with an all-over application of BB.

                        BB looks great alone for quick, camera-ready skin. Or pair BB with your favorite foundation for more coverage, applied on top of BB. We adore it with Halo Hydrating Perfecting Powder.

                        Hope this helps! :-)

                        Answered on 2/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      What is the best brush to apply this product? Any specific recomendation?
                      Asked on 1/26/2016 by Annie from Spring tx

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Just how pale is the lightest shade? Literally every single foundation I have ever tried has been WAY too dark, except the Bobbi Brown Alabaster. What would the comparison for that be?
                      Asked on 1/24/2016 by Andy from Texas

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        The Fair shade features neutral-to-pink undertones and is ideal for porcelain and fair complexions. When in doubt, it's always best to try it out in person at your nearest Ulta Beauty store! :-)

                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 1/25/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can I apply this with a beauty blender or brush instead of my bare fingers?
                      Asked on 12/7/2015 by Cait from Iowa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, you absolutely can!

                        Answered on 12/8/2015 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      I am currently using Clinique light/medium CC cream. What color would you recommend me going with?
                      Asked on 11/15/2015 by Court

                      1 answer

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