Hollywood Beauty Tips: Best Beauty Balms

When it comes to summer skin, less is more.  Heavy foundations tend to cause breakouts, oily shine, and just aren’t plain comfortable!!  Here are the top 3 Beauty Balms that I always have stocked in my makeup kit.  Also, they are my clients favorites!

foundation swatches

What is a Beauty Balm?

According to Wikipedia, the definition is:

BB cream stands for blemish balm, blemish base, beblesh balm, and in Western markets, beauty balm. It is a cosmetic item sold mainly in Asian markets, although the majority of larger beauty brands have introduced BB creams to Western markets.

To me, it is a lightweight all-in-one primer, sunscreen and tinted moisturizer.  Enough said.

My Top 3 Picks

Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm

  • Velvety Finish
  • Light Diffusing
  • Medium Coverage

urban decay bb

 

stila all day 10-in-1 HD beauty balm

  • Matte Finish
  • Medium to Full Coverage
  • Long Wearing, High Definition

stila bb cream

Too Faced Beauty Balm

  • Sheer Coverage
  • Dewy Finish
  • Mineral Sunscreens and Fragrance Free

too faced bb cream

Leave a comment!  Tell me your favorite BB Cream!!

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Melissa McNamara
Melissa’s passion for makeup artistry began over 25 years ago when she discovered the art of making women look and feel beautiful. That experience has shaped a long career working behind the scene at magazine shoots, at fashion week and leading seminars teaching artistry techniques. Her 10 years as an artistry educator delivers real-life experience and hands-on expertise. Melissa has her own makeup artistry school and teaches women one-on-one, and group workshops how to discover their beauty from the inside out. Melissa is the co-creator of The Hollywood Beauty Detective’s 10 Legendary Looks, and designed the makeup for each look.
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