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Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35

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Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35
 
4.1

(based on 520 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (408)
  • Goes on smoothly (394)
  • Blends well (367)
  • Lightweight (360)
  • Long-lasting (296)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (111)
  • Poor coverage (41)
  • Causes breakouts (36)
  • Too greasy (30)
  • Doesn't stay on (28)

Best Uses

  • Light to medium coverage (368)
  • Normal skin (144)
  • Acne-prone or oily skin (134)
  • Sensitive skin (131)
  • Mature skin (103)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (268), Budget shopper (165)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (264), Medium (197), Deep (32)

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5.0

Loyal Fan

By AJaneB

from Poquoson, VA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Long-Lasting
  • Matte Finish
  • Noncomodegenic

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
    • Light To Medium Coverage
    • Sensitive Skin

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

    I have been using this product for 5 years now and I prefer it over all other BB creams and primers. It is a little pricey but lasts a while and is well worth it. I wear it under my Smashbox foundation. Sometimes I wear it alone if I'm having a light makeup day.

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Excellent product!

    By SP

    from Maryland

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Lightweight
    • Long-Lasting

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Light To Medium Coverage
      • Sensitive Skin

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

      This product evens out your skin and gives you a smooth finish and polished look. I love it! You cannot go wrong if you purchase this!!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Fair
       
      4.0

      BB-Beautiful!

      By Schooled on Beauty

      from Clinton Township, MI

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long-Lasting
      • Matte Finish
      • Noncomodegenic

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Light To Medium Coverage
        • Mature Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

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

        I love this BB cream. It blends in with my skin tone and gives me natural coverage that evens out some redness. It's great light/medium coverage.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Fair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        what

        By Allison

        from Ohio

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

        I'm not sure what this is even for. it didn't cover any imperfection, didn't cover redness. took forever to set without a powder. it definitely it looks and feels like I only put a moisturizer on my face, but not a good one.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Just didn't do it for me

        By MissPink916

        from Sacramento CA

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Good Pigmentation

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

            I was very excited to try this product since I've heard such great things about it. The coverage & color was good however when I was applying it to my face it's seem to dry very quickly before I could blend it all over my face and neck so I was having to use more products than I felt I needed to. For the price versus the size of it and how much I'd have to use I'd be going through it too often. I exchanged it for 'It cosmetics' BB cream and I'm so much happier with the coverage & blending. It's beautiful & gives me a flawless look, and people of been telling me I look like I'm glowing. Smash box just wasn't for me.

            • Skin Tone:
            • Medium
             
            5.0

            Confidence in a bottle

            By Redhead Makeup Lover

            from Wisconsin

            Pros

            • Blends Well
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Light To Medium Coverage

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

              So i've been on the hunt for my GO TO BB cream. This is it. I tried the Tarte and Too Faced BB Creams and they just did nothing for me. Smashbox really has outdone themselves with this little wonder. I put it on with just a little powder over top and WOW, i instantly feel more confident. It's like magic! I have porcelain skin as I am a redhead, and the "Fair" shade is perfect. It doesn't make me look like a ghost, but yet it isn't too dark. It's just perfect. I will be buying over and over. Thank you Smashbox!

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              Great product

              By Lauren29

              from Chicago

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Light To Medium Coverage
                • Normal Skin

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

                This is a great BB cream. It matches well with my skin tone, which I have trouble with because I'm so fair. It's also a good consistency and blends really nicely. If my skin is a little more dry one day I'll put on more moisturizer before applying the BB cream. I usually use it on my T zone plus under my eyes and blend into the rest of my face, and this is a great product for that. I can also build it up if I want more coverage.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Pass

                By itsmyparty

                from Harker Heights, Tx

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

                I have combination skin and this clung to every dry spot on my face. It will even out skin tone but the coverage is awful. You could see every imperfection. I was going to keep it as a primer but couldn't get over how dry it was.

                 
                5.0

                In love with my BB

                By Mc and makeup

                from Montgomery, AL

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Full Coverage

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

                  I use this product daily as a foundation

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Medium
                   
                  5.0

                  LOVE IT! No Other Can Compare!

                  By REF

                  from Plano, TX

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Blends Well
                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Goes On Smoothly
                  • Good Pigmentation
                  • Lightweight
                  • Long-Lasting

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Acne-Prone or Oily Skin
                    • Dry Skin
                    • Full Coverage
                    • Light To Medium Coverage
                    • Mature Skin
                    • Normal Skin
                    • Sensitive Skin

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

                    I absolutely love it! There is nothing else I would want to use. I have tried others and nothing compares to this BB Cream! Please do not discontinue EVER!!!

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Deep

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                    • Q:

                      I currently wear NARS Tinted Moisturizer in Alaska,what color in this would be comparable? Also, does it lean yellow? Thanks!
                      Asked on 2/26/2015 by Toscasmom. from Knoxville, TN

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        We recommend Fair/Light as your best match. All shades feature fairly neutral undertones.

                        Answered on 2/26/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Is there a travel size of this product?
                      Asked on 2/25/2015 by Olivia from Petaluma, California

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      I purchased this as part of the Try It Kit in fair. I like this product but would like to know if this or the CC cream is better for my skin type. I have oily skin that has minor acne scarring but i do have a lot of redness, especially in my T zone. Would the BB or CC cream be better for me?
                      Asked on 1/3/2015 by madelinerock from Detroit, MI

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        To correct acne scarring, we suggest using Smashbox Camera Ready CC Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Dark Spot Correcting, which visibly fades existing dark spots, sun spots and post-acne marks:
                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/browse/productDetail.jsp?productId=xlsImpprod5220125

                        Both products are suitable for oily skin, and both will help to reduce redness.

                        Answered on 1/9/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Hello,
                      I use BE medium beige. What shade would you recommend I buy?
                      Asked on 11/29/2014 by Jaxrh from Niceville, Florida

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        We suggest shade Medium as your best match.

                        Answered on 12/1/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Can this product replace a sunscreen??
                      Asked on 11/20/2014 by Freckels

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        This product features built-in broad spectrum SPF 35 for protection against both UVA and UVB rays. Please note that reapplication is necessary after prolonged sun exposure.

                        Answered on 11/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I wear number 320 (Natural Beige) in Loreal foundation, what shade would be best for my skin tone?
                      Asked on 11/13/2014 by Andrea

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Light/Neutral may be your best match, though we do suggest visiting your nearest ULTA store to test this shade to ensure it is perfect for you:
                        http://www.ulta.com/ulta/stores/storelocator.jsp

                        Answered on 11/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      I have very tan skin it is oily and I also have acne. Will this make my skin less shiny and cover my acne?
                      Asked on 10/26/2014 by Sabsab

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      am light/medium with olive undertones, wear MAC studio fix C35. which shade is best for me?
                      Asked on 9/29/2014 by Theresa from Northern California

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Does the color "fair" have cool undertones?
                      Asked on 9/26/2014 by Cate from Atlanta, Ga

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Yes, Fair features neutral-to-cool undertones.

                        Answered on 9/29/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      How many hours does this makeup wear for.& Is it good to wear for winter???
                      Asked on 9/15/2014 by Jazz from United States

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Camera Ready BB Cream is great for all seasons and improves skin moisture in 4 weeks, guaranteed, though if your skin type is dry, we suggest using a moisturizer prior to application of BB Cream. Smashbox does not provide exact wear time, since this may vary by skin type and environment, but it is formulated to be very long lasting!

                        Answered on 9/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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