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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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Not at all what it claims to be
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I am not at all happy with this product. It does NOT match every skin tone. I have light skin and this goes on dark and stays dark and yellowish....even after shake the tube vigorously before each use.

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not good for very pale skin
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This would be great for a tanner skin tone. My next bb cream will be one that i can try on in the store first.

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This Stuff is Amazing!
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I am not usually a fan of paying more than $10 for a BB Cream, especially when there are so many reasonable ones out there. But this one is magnificent! It gets a little soupy and needs a lot of shaking, but the finished product cannot be beat!

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Love!
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Purchased this full size without testing it first. Its is wonderful. doesn't slide off my skin in the middle of the day and it helps my skin stay matte looking instead of oily. The color really does match your skin tone all on its own and doesn't leave that awful line on your jawbone.

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Covers Like A Foundation

This bb cream does offer good coverage, but like other creams, it felt very heavy on my face. It also didn't seem to adjust to my skin tone, as it appeared too pale on me. If you're looking for a bb with good coverage, though, this does the job.

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Disappointed
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The color on this BB cream didn't seem to adjust to my skin tone. It goes on the same taupe shade that comes out of the tube. It also feels thick, and is hard to evenly distribute. I was disappointed, because I really like the dr. brandt pores no more product, and thought this would give me a little more coverage. The coverage is a little better, but the color just seems "off," and I still need to use a primer so that my skin doesn't look shiny.

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Not for woment of color?
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This product didn't work with my skin at all. I wanted it to work, but but after I applied it, it never adjusted. Which resulted my normal skin tone being ghosted out so to speak. Even my fiance, who knows nothing really about make up, noticed it when I had the product on only one half of my face. It was definitely didn't adjust to my darker skin tone, and even if it did it was cakey and just kind of terrible. It just wasn't meant to be really, it seems to work with other people just not me I guess.

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Cakey
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Did not go on well made my face feel chalky and heavy. Coverage was good but made my face feel gross

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Good BB cream
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I like the coverage of this BB cream and that fact that it adjusts too my skin tone. It is a bit too oily for my skin though, I'd prefer a more matte finish.

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Great

I love this BB cream. I use this and the pore minimizer and it works great. My skin is oily combination and it looks great and doesn't clog my pores.

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