Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water Foundation

From the moment I began wearing makeup, I’ve always been a full coverage gal. Even if I didn’t need it! But I enjoyed feeling fully made up. I recently tried out the Smashbox BB Water foundation and

Smashbox BB Water 3

Smashbox BB Water Swatches

Smashbox BB Water

These are the shades! Medium, Medium Dark and Dark. The first two swatches look VERY similar.

Smashbox BB Water

Smashbox BB Water

This stuff really packs a punch.

The consistency feels like water so I wasn’t expecting it to be creamy and have much of a coverage. Boy was I wrong lol. Not only was the coverage buildable. But it felt like I was wearing nothing! It literally looked like my skin.

To be honest, I’m disappointed in the color range of Smashbox’s BB Water. I definitely feel like they could’ve done better. The color range left a lot to be desired. There are only 8 shades and I received the last 3 darkest colors: Medium, Medium Dark & Dark. I felt like the darkest color was too light for me and somehow a little on the orange side. I had to mix it with my Shade Adjusting Drops to get my correct shade. Bummer. I would give this about a 3 out of 5.

 

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  • Bernadette

    I’m a massive fan of the smashbox 15 hour wear hydrating foundation so i am keen on trying more of their base products. This one sounds very promising and lovely. x

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