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Marcelle BB Cream Golden Glow

This BB cream is a face cream, primer, skin tone corrector, and illuminator in one easy step. It gives your complexion more coverage than a tinted moisturizer and works with all skin types.

Marcelle BB Cream Golden Glow
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Works so well I didn't even realize it!
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I received this awhile ago in my Birchbox and since NONE of the other BB creams ever work for me, I waited months to even try it.

I have light olive skin with yellow undertones, and usually have to custom mix my own foundation - usually everything is too pink for me, even when I do it this way. Also, I have acne scars, rosacea, severe dry and flaky patches, oiliness...just a little of everything!! I would usually NEVER get closeup with my boyfriend without my custom foundation blend, concealer and powder, topped off with highlighter, bronzer and eyeliner......(for my minimalist look).

So summer happened and I needed to change up and simplify my routine. I finally tried this and I applied it thickly the same way I would my foundation. Didn't look so good. Later I tried a different approach, pressing small dots of product into damp skin only where I really need it and at first didn't think that it was doing anything, but after a few days I realized that I wasn't "noticing" anything because the product worked so well and subtly that the problem areas had disappeared before my eyes. I was so used to seeing this like pinky beige paint cancelling out my regular face, that when I still saw my freckles and a natural, dewy look at first I thought the product didn't do anything.

I love the results so much that I have cut the number of other makeup products I use in half and am ready to chuck the 2 bottles of foundation I had just purchased.

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Not too sparkley
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So I'm trying out alternatives to regular foundation. I have combination skin, I can get oily in my T-zones and my cheeks like to be dry.

First, I tried this by itself, and noticed it's a little shimmertastic for me.

I put a CC cream on top that came in a flat color... it was PERFECT! I thought it could get too thick, but no, my face feels dewy and there are no dry patches. The combo is still less thick than a primer and foundation.

I'll keep testing, but I'm pretty happy with this product.

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Perfect BB cream
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I am always skeptical of BB creams. I like them, but they just either provide too much coverage or not enough. However, I loved this product. It is thicker than other BB creams I have tried and blends out nicely. It really gives you the "your skin, but better" appearance. The smell is a little odd, but you can't smell it after it's dried.

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BB Cream
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I love this BB cream. i felt like J.LO when I had it on. It was so beautiful it did have a dewey effect which I do not like usually but I loved this!

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Love it!
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I use this everyday, first received it as a sample and liked it so much I bought it. It works well alone or under makeup.

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Awesome BB cream!
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Makes my face look so smooth and doesn't cake on! Love this because it doesn't clog my pores as much as other Bb creams do.

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Quite nice
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I was a bit disappointed to see this in my box a first, only because I am not really into "Glowy" products. However I was pleasantly surprised when I decided to give it a try and applied it. I will actually purchase this product, its very subtle and not heavy at all. Ten out of Ten for me.

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Great BB Cream
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I have been loving this BB cream. A little goes a long way and it matches perfectly when blended. I was worried because it appeared too dark coming out of the tube. Has good coverage for a BB cream.

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Love this bb cream!
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Love this cream. Definitely buying. Not quite as much coverage but good for days when I want to go lighter.

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My new favorite BB Cream!
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I've tried several BB creams (and one CC cream) over the past few months. All of them, without exception were so thick and heavy -- almost chalky. They felt unpleasant to apply, and just okay on my face. Not this one!

This BB cream is light, blends with my skin tone beautifully (it looks a shade too dark when it comes out of the tube, but it adjusts perfectly) and it's so comfortable to wear -- even on a hot, humid, Mid-Atlantic late summer day. An added touch of shimmer was a nice surprise -- but it's not too shiny and definitely not glittery.

I'm 50+ and have some pretty deep wrinkles on my forehead, and this glides over them. Doesn't hide them, and that's okay -- I'm really pleased that after a few hours of wear, and even all day, it didn't settle into creases. At the end of the day, my skin looked as fresh as it did when I left the house in the morning.

One caveat -- this cream doesn't contain SPF, and that may be the reason why it's not as chalky and heavy as other BB creams. I'll still use it, and will definitely be buying the full size. If they could figure out a way to add at least a 30 SPF to this without ruining the texture of the formula, it would be 100% perfect.

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