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Missha BB Cream is a popular Korean brand with products that are particularly good for acne prone or sensitive skin. If you have issues with either, look to Missha first! Missha M BB Cream is our first choice for those with both acne and melasma or hyperpigmentation (sun spots or sun damage).

Missha M BB Cream

Missha M BB Cream $17 Great for sensitive and Acne prone skin! Missha M BB cream soothes, moisturizes, protects and covers uneven pigmentation and discoloration on face (i.e. vitiligo, melasma and sun spots). M BB Cream also acts as a makeup primer base. Botanical ingredients soothe and nourish skin and minimize. Suitable for all skin types, including acne-prone skin.

Missha M BB Cream

Missha BB Boomer

Missha BB Boomer BB Cream Primer $17. BB Boomer is a whitening BB base primer that evens out the skin tone, creating the look of perfect skin while preparing a suitable base for additional blemish balm to adhere to. Smear a small amount on cleansed face prior to BB cream application. Or use as a makeup primer.Contains Moringa, Mannan, and Olive ingredients for moisture and Adenosine and Arbutin, for brightening and improving lines and texture.

Missha BB Boomer

Msisha M Shiny

Missha M Shiny BB Cream $17. A Blemish Balm with a subtle pearl shimmer to give skin a luminous glow. The creamy formula has beautiful coverage. SPF 27 protects skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays. Use with M BB Boomer for longer staying power.

Missha M Shiny

Missha M Vita

Missha M Vita BB Cream $20. This multi-function BB cream has Na-complex, to soothe irritated sensitive skin, diminishing redness and strengthening skin with regular use. Vita contains seven essential vitamins, while SPF 20 offers UVA and UVB protection. Use with M BB Boomer for longer staying power. Suitable for all skin types, including acne prone skin.

Missha M Vita BB Cream

Missha M Perfect Cover BB Cream Light Beige

Missha M Perfect Cover BB Cream (Light Beige) $22. Attain a flawless complexion with the M Perfect Cover BB Cream. This blemish balm heals skin imperfections, particularly blemishes and post-acne marks. Billed as a complete skin care routine in one bottle, the skin is treated with healing cream, makeup base and sunblock all in one. SPF 42 provides excellent protection.

Missha M Perfect Cover

Missha M Refect Cover BB Cream Natural Beige

Missha M Perfect Cover Bb Cream (Natural Beige) $22. Attain a flawless complexion with the M Perfect Cover BB Cream. This blemish balm heals skin imperfections, particularly blemishes and post-acne marks. Billed as a complete skin care routine in one bottle, the skin is treated with healing cream, makeup base and sunblock all in one. SPF 42 provides excellent protection.

Missha M Perfect Cover

About Missha

Missha is a Korean cosmetics company that offers over 600 products for skincare, body care, makeup, fragrance and hair care. Missha started out as a beauty website,growing to become a global brand of affordable, high-quality products. The name MISSHA stands for “Miss” (young women), Sexy, Healthy, Active” – qualities that are also symbolized by the Missha love flower logo.

Missha is also available in the US though thefirst US Missha Store on New York City’s 5th avenue, Queens Mall, SoHo, 7th Avenue, and in Times Square.

The BB line is highly regarded and is particularly suitable to those with sensitive and acne prone skin. Missha recommends its BB cream primer, BB Boomer, be worn under many of its BB creams. Boomer does help with the staying power of both the BB cream and any foundation applied over it, but it is not necessary for use of the products. So, consider Boomer to be a nice, but not necessary addition when purchasing.

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Dr. Jart BB Cream

June 24, 2010

Dr. Jart+  has a well regarded line of BB creams, which they refer to as Blemish Base. With good choices in ingredients, the line includes treatment formulas for whitening, anti-aging, dry skin, and oily skin. Dr Jart also makes a BB cream for men, which is fairly unique in the realm of blemish balms. Dr […]

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Skinfood BB Cream

June 24, 2010

SkinFood BB Creams each come in two available shades. As with most BB creams, it isn’t necessary to get an exact match. The creams tend to be sheer tint that absorbs and blends so well that color matching is not needed. While many will say they can substitute for foundation, unless you have rather nice […]

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Hanskin BB Cream

June 23, 2010

Hanskin BB Cream is primarily about luxury and quality. A bit pricier than some other brands, Hanskin also has a more luxurious feel and the company tends to pack their top BB creams with anti-aging treatment ingredients.  However, the products still are not as expensive as most US based skin care creams, making them an […]

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Skin79 BB Cream

June 23, 2010

About Skin79 Skin79 carries a full range of top notch BB creams and blemish balms, shown below by collection: Skin79 Oriental (anti-aging), Skin 79 Diamond (great for oily skin), and Skin 79 Super Beblesh Balm (best for multi-function whitening). A long time favorite in Asia, Skin79 products are some of the most reliable and high […]

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Etude House BB Cream

June 17, 2010

About Etude House BB Cream Etude House is a South Korean cosmetics company that focuses on affordable makeup and skin care. Long sought after, but hard to find, it is now available worldwide through several preferred sellers. These companies are also great sources for hard to find Asian cosmetics and fashion. All retailers have been […]

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