BB Cream for Highlight & Contour

There are some classic BB Cream formulas that I have known and loved for a long time. But the newest is from It’s Skin. Their Prestige Creme D’Escargot BB Cream formula came to Chemistry recently and I was excited to give this one a try. It’s got a creamy thick texture and it also has a bit of iridescence built into it, along with all the good escargot benefits, plus ultra full spectrum SPF 25. It deeply treats the skin with anti-wrinkle, anti-blemish and firming benefits.

I actually put this on all over my face, excited about the results, and was disappointed to find out that it was a shade or two too light for me, and it only comes in one universal shade. Some of the best discoveries come by accident, though, and this turned out to be one of those! The finish was on the heavier side, and light, but very illuminating, so I decided instead of taking it off, that I was going to work with it and I am so glad I did.

Once I added a darker tinted moisturizer, and blended it into my cheeks, forehead and under chin and neck area, blending heavily with a kabuki brush, and swept a light bronzer on my cheeks, I had to most perfect highlighted and contoured look ever. This BB Cream set a never-even-budges primer base for my makeup and lit the face up in the right places like a lightbulb, and provided treatment and sun protection all at the same time. It’s a great base product, and if the color is right for your skin tone, would be very pretty by itself. But if you have a medium or darker skin color, try it as a base to contour on top of…