Friday, March 27, 2009

BB Cream "Browned Up" The Movie....

Hi Y'all! I've been in my lab working on a top secret beauty recipe... I'm finally ready to reveal... BB Cream for Brown Girls!!!
What is BB Cream? B.B Cream is short for “Blemish Balm Cream, BB Cream was supposedly developed in Germany” became extremely popular with the Korean celebrities within the last few years. It was initially introduced to patients who went for cosmetic surgery so it is known to have more soothing/healing properties compared to normal foundations. It uses two different ingredients, hydrophilic (water retention effect) and lipophilic (preventing water loss effect). It is said to “regenerate” the skin, & give it a flawless natural look. It applies very smoothly and gives a very even-toned look.

I've been reading about the magical BB Cream since December. All the cool Asian girls rock it & it & look HOTT with it on! So I I want some of that!! One problem.... I'm brown and most BB Creams are light or light with a slight tint. I'm nothing close to that... So I snooped around read all of the reviews and headed over to my favorite Japanese Product Seller on Ebay, (who I stole from Ms. Kimberly Tia). I ordered the L'egere Water Drop Shiny Pearl BB Cream. I decided on the L'egere because it's said to be one of the darkest BB Creams.
(Doesn't She kinda resemble Kimora Lee Simmons)
So three days later I had my BB Cream!!! At first when I put it on I didn't listen to everyone who said "a little goes a long way", I looked all gray & ashen. The next time I put it on I used less and it kinda worked but I didn't look flawless and dewy. So I figured that I need to "brown it up a bit". I took some MAC MSF Foundation and added a little to to BB Cream.
BAMN!!! Flawless, Dewy, "Asian" Black Girl Fierceness!!!
I have sensitive-ish skin and have had no problems with this BB Cream. It feels light & cool on the face when applied almost refreshing.. ahhhh......

(Sorry for not smiling
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Ok, enough blabbling from me. Here's what you need to "brown up your BB Cream"

BB Cream (duh)
Liquid Foundation in your skintone
Foundation Brush/Stippling Brush/or Makeup Wedges
Q-Tip (for mixing) or a clean finger
Something to mix on (I use a blank CD) <- Stole the from Maria of Hey It's Ria!!!
Wet One's (for cleaning up)

So here's my little video tutorial. So sorry that the quality sucks, I'm starting not to like the web-cam that came with this laptop. For some reason my shirt looks blue but it's black I was trying to rock the headband because I made this video at 2am and I wasn't trying to do my hair. Excuse the blabbing and dancing at the end... That's just silly Kendall style....


video

I'm wearing the BEAUTIFUL lip gloss that Vanessa sent me in our "lip gloss & lippie trade), It's Metallusicious by MARK (buy here) Linda will "hook you up"! I actually want to order another color for the other side of my Hookup! I did a black smokey eye after but I took really crappy pictures... I must of forgot to take a pic of my entire face!



XoXo

18 ♥Say Something♥:

Imee said...

why didn't i think of this? i was always afraid of bb creams because although i'm asian, i'm still from the islands so i'm much darker than some of the other girls. thanks for the info!

♥ Kalila ♥ said...

u go girl! u should called BLASIAN BB CREAM. lol!

i got a new BB cream on the way and will be here tomm. ibeen using a sample of it and love love love it.

Beauty is Androgynous said...

lol i loved how u "browned it up" so creative.

and it WORKS!!

SECRET DIARY said...

your blog is fab

CurvyGurl ♥ said...

All kinds of great things going on over here, Kendall. Keep up the great work!

Kisa Zoea said...

I'm so ordering the BB Cream!

LoVe the new layout!!!

J said...

ur skin looks flawless!!!!

Janelle said...

OoOoh it looks great on you! Why didn't I think of that? LOL. I never thought to mix my BB cream with my foundation.. but I'm def gonna try it now! Ingenious! Thanks girl. :)

Kimberly Tia said...

that's genius, you browned it up -- thats' my favorite bb cream now -- i love that it's sooo moisturizing!!!

you go with your bb fabulousness... and ooooO im tellin yo mama about your hidden smarties... MmmMmmMm

Iyah said...

oHHHH You are sooo creative! I told this to my friends who are darker than me and it worked for them too :)

PS: yes you should try angels on bare skin. I have sensitive skin too, and you will loooveee it :)

Tammy said...

This is such a great idea!!!! Damn now the BB addiction will begin for me..LOL

Mets GirLL said...

Love this! You look so dewy and radiant..a totally perfect spring look!

Vanessa M. said...

omg! why didnt i think about this? amazing!!i love it babe! and that gloss look perfect onyou!

Afro Heroine said...

That's such a good idea. I've seen all these bloggers with BB cream but knew it would NEVER match me. I think once I buy some I'll try using a darker foundation than my skin tone which should work for summers and winters depending on how I mix it.

paperdollrevenge said...

So smart to add liquid foundation to your bb cream!! Awesome work. =P

Jaimie said...

nice, i added a bit of my mufe foundation to it too cuz i felt it wasnt colored enough for me lol. and im very lightskinned. i got the one in the blue bottle tho the pink is the newer formula. ill get that one soon. lol

FaceFab said...

FAB!!

I have the same, but in the summer formula & I love it.
I was topping with very slight dusting of minerals to equalize.
Going to try your suggestion today.
Keep it goin' & glad I found your blog....

=D

Goye said...

OMG!! Thankyou! I've always wanted to use BB cream but i too have dark skin and didn't want to risk buying bb cream too light for my skin tone! This has helped ALOT so thanks (^u^) i'm going to get some BB cream now!!! hehe (>3<)