Essence All-in-One BB Cream - one for all! this lightly tinted cream ensures a smooth, radiant and flawless complexion. it makes small skin imperfections disappear without blocking your pores. Oil and perfume-free beauty balm.
Pond's Flawless Radiance BB Cream - covers outside and helps to even skin tone inside! It gives you natural coverage that is specially designed to match your skin tone instantly. While its even tone actives are known to penetrate deep to continuously even your skin tone and reduce dark spots from within the epidermal layer.
Garnier Miracle Skin Perfecter BB Cream - immediately perfected skin with even tone and boosted glow. Blurs imperfections and smooths fine lines. SPF15 protection and 24hr hydration.
Essence All-in-One BB Cream - Available in 3 shades - Universal, Natural & Medium. I'm using 02 Natural on my pale skin and that's the lightest shade they have. Medium is the darkest and universal is a bit of a mix, but too orange for my skin.
Pond's Flawless Radiance BB Cream - Available in Beige & Chocolate.
Garnier Miracle Skin Perfecter BB Cream - Available in Light, Medium & Dark.
Essence All-in-One BB Cream - This blends very well into your skin and leaves you with a healthy looking complexion that's quite natural. It has a slightly more 'watery' consistency and feels very lightweight and smooth on your skin. It also feels very hydrating.
Pond's Flawless Radiance BB Cream - It's creamy and hydrating and easy to blend. The bit of silicone in the formula makes it easy to apply. It leaves your skin with a more matte look. It's hydrating and actually improves your skin quality after repeated use.
Garnier Miracle Skin Perfecter BB Cream - This can leave you with a slightly oily feel on your skin if your skin is more on the oily side already. I have combination skin and this isn't oily or greasy on my face, but rather healthy and dewy. It's super easy to blend and build and just melts into your skin. It has a lightweight consistency that glides on smoothly.
Essence All-in-One BB Cream - The coverage is sheer but build-able. It covers most imperfections, but you do need a bit of concealer for darker spots or blemishes. It also 'adapts' quite nicely to your skin-tone and gives color to a dull complexion.
Pond's Flawless Radiance BB Cream - This has sheer, natural coverage but definitely covers what it needs to cover, even without concealer. I feel comfortable wearing this knowing that my blemishes are sufficiently disguised. It feels lightweight on your skin and it reflects light in such a way that gives your skin a more flawless appearance.
Garnier Miracle Skin Perfecter BB Cream - This offers quite a bit of coverage in my opinion. It's sheer to medium, depending on how you build it. It covers redness and minor skin imperfections. It gives your skin a more 'airbrushed' appearance
Essence All-in-One BB Cream - R54.95 for a 30ml tube. You can buy this BB cream at Dis-Chem & Clicks.
Pond's Flawless Radiance BB Cream - R89.99 for a 25ml tube. It's available at Clicks, Dischem, Foschini and Edgars stores.
Garnier Miracle Skin Perfecter BB Cream - R79 for a 50ml tube. It's available at
Clicks, Dischem and Foschini
Essence All-in-One BB Cream - This one doesn't last very long on my skin. It seems to bring out all the oils in my face and after a few hours I have a greasy, oily face that needs powder/a touch-up. This applies beautifully but only lasts for about two hours before shifting on my combination skin.
Pond's Flawless Radiance BB Cream - This BB cream is moisturising. It stays on my skin for most of the day and coverage is good as I don't need to apply concealer to any blemishes or dark areas. I like the matte, natural finish it gives my skin and even after a few hours it still wears well and feels the same.
Garnier Miracle Skin Perfecter BB Cream - This stays put on my skin for most of the day, but does start 'slipping' closer to the end of the afternoon. It feels very lightweight and hydrating on your skin and I don't feel like I need to apply moisturizer before using it. It leaves my skin looking fresh and dewy and even though I don't feel like I'm wearing foundation I do feel as 'covered' as if I were.
SPF & Ingredients:
Essence All-in-One BB Cream - SPF 30. Fragrance-free, oil-free and dermatologist tested.
Pond's Flawless Radiance BB Cream - SPF 30. Vitamin B3 and contains soothing allantoin and antioxidant vitamin E.
Garnier Miracle Skin Perfecter BB Cream - SPF 15. Using a derivative of Vitamin C the cream has both antioxidant and illuminating properties