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Looking for a mattifying, blemish-reducing BB cream? Check out dr. brandt’s BB matte with signature SHINERASE™.

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Confession: We’ve always been a bit fascinated by chameleons and their color-changing abilities. So we’re geeking out over Dr. Brandt’s anti-aging BB cream with FLEXITONE®, an ingredient that self-adjusts to your skin tone. Unlike most creams, which need to be painstakingly matched to your skin, this balm works on a range of light to medium-dark tones, and nearly every texture and type. We’re so thrilled we might just burst out into a rendition of Karma Chameleon.

How it Works

FLEXITONE® is the secret sauce in this self-adjusting cream, but other ingredients are just as crucial. Hydrolyzed pearl powder brightens and hydrates skin, while lysophospholipids and perilla oil smooth out fine lines. Antioxidant-rich plant extracts provide protection from harmful free radicals and SPF 30 shields skin from UVA and UVB rays.

How to Use

Shake well. Use fingertips to apply a small amount to face and blend. Layer to build intensity—but be careful to avoid the eye area!

Active ingredients: Avobenzone 2%, homosalate 7%, octisalate 5%, octocrylene 3%, oxybenzone 5.5%…..sunscreen. Inactive ingredients: Water (aqua), butylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate, glycerin, sucrose stearate, sucrose distearate, synthetic wax, cetyl peg/ppg-10/1 dimethicone, polyester-8, phenoxyethanol, polyglyceryl-3 polyricinoleate, polymethyl methacrylate, mica, butylene glycol, calcium aluminum borosilicate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, synthetic fluorphlogopite, lysolecithin, perilla frutescens (perilla) seed oil, cellulose gum, hydrogenated lecithin, hydrolyzed pearl, siegesbeckia orientalis extract, rabdosia rubescens extract,silanetriol, silica, titanium dioxide (ci 77891), iron oxides (ci 77491, ci 77492, ci 77499).

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Great product
Purchased

Really does match my skin tone which can vary greatly in the summer. Love that I don't have to color match. Nice coverage, yet not heavy for summer weather. Perfect with the primer by Dr. Brandt

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It really is as advertisied!
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I love this cream, I can add a little extra in those needed spots and it doesn't add thickness or layers, just coverage.
Blends right to my skin tone.

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I wanted to like it...:-\
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Since Birchbox was out of the BB cream I wanted to buy, I went for this one. I was really hoping this product would work out for me, but unfortunately it is not oil-free and caused me to break out within days. I would not recommend it for those of you with acne-prone skin. Also, the color is technically "self-adjusting" but I thought it was a little dark for fair skin tones. Color-wise it did look fine on my medium tone skin.

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Eh!
Purchased

Not sure I love this product. It's kind of thick and sticky and It doesn't blend into my skin very well like it says it's suppose to. I'm not giving up yet though. I will keep it and try it during the summer when my skin is a little darker. Hopefully it will work better then.

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Amazing!

I love this bb cream! After applying it my skin appears flawless, I will often wear this alone or with just a little powder for more coverage. I like how you get a nice glow with out looking greasy from this product.

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Love it!

This products works beautifully! I was really amazed at how well it adjusts to your skin tone. Covers flaws well and is an overall great product.

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Very smooth
Purchased

This cream feels very smooth. It does add polish without having a cake makeup look or a clashing shade happening. I will order again.

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Decent BB cream, adjust to skin color well
Purchased

I've used lots of BB creams and like this one overall. The color comes out dark but it adjusted to my very fair skin tone well. My only complaints are that you do have to "work" to get even application and skin must VERY moisturized prior to application otherwise it can look clumpy/flaky. Product size is smaller than normal BB creams coming in at only 1oz instead of a typical 1.5oz.

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I wanted to love it
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I couldn't get this to go on very smoothly. It felt dry and really did not adjust to my skin tone. Granted, I'm very light skinned, but this made me feel like I was putting on a mud mask. It was very noticeable.

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Best BB cream I've tried.

I don't know how it works, but it just does. This gives coverage without looking like I'm wearing any sort of BB cream at all - it just blends into my skin tone beautifully. The formulation is a good medium weight, if a bit on the wetter side. It takes a minute to soak in and once it does, then you're good to go. I'll definitely buy this again.

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