Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water SPF 30 Review

By Aditi Ashok H.

Hello buddies,

I’ve at all times purchased all my make-up and skin care merchandise after studying evaluations of them on IMBB (since 2 years now). Last month, I noticed Smashbox BB Water within the Sephora retailer right here in India. The very first thing I in most cases do (time and again within the retailer itself) each time I see a brand new product which works my necessities is to take a look at the evaluation on IMBB! I may no longer to find the evaluation for this product right here (first ever product I may no longer to find :o), so a brand new concept emerged into my thoughts of taking a possibility of shopping for it and reviewing it on IMBB and…And Taa Daaaa!!Let’s see how this BB water scored for me…

Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water SPF 30 Review

Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water bottle

INR 3100 (India).  C$50 in Canada (Rs. 2700 after conversion). I purchased it from Canada and stored slightly 😀

My Experience with Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water SPF 30:

The bottle is made up of strong glass with a black dropper which has press button on most sensible of it. I favored the type of dropper, is helping to get out best the specified product and may be very hygienic. We can see during the color of the cream as a result of glass packaging. The high quality of the glass used is superb, I had dropped it as soon as, however thank goodness, it was once as is with none injury ☺

Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water cap

There are 7 sun shades to be had in India specifically: Dark, Medium/darkish, Medium, Light/medium,

There are lighter sun shades like gentle and honest too however no longer to be had in India but. I used to be very perplexed between the 2 sun shades i.e. medium/darkish and medium as a result of within the retailer’s lighting fixtures, each appeared identical on my pores and skin, however on the finish, I picked “Medium” for my dusky pores and skin tone.

When I attempted this BB water on my face in “Natural Light,” it grew to become out to be a darker color for me. It has extra red undertones to it and I’ve yellow undertones and that can be the cause of the mismatch. Women with yellow undertones can observe slightly bit yellow banana powder to set it (it is helping me fit this BB water to my pores and skin tone).

Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water packaging

This product can be utilized each as bb cream with sheer protection and in addition as basis via build up the product to get that “full makeup look.”

The product may be very liquid-y however nonetheless offers an excellent quantity of protection, particularly with a attractiveness sponge. Because of the liquid consistency, it blends like a dream into the outside. It additionally hides pores fabulously and appears as if I’ve naturally wholesome pores and skin 😉 which is the primary reason why we wish to use bb lotions!

The end of the product is semi matte. I’ve oily pores and skin however after placing the BB water, my pores and skin appears dewy and recent for as much as four to five hours. After that, space round my nostril appears slightly glossy, however doesn’t glance boring or anything else.

Staying energy of the product is round five to six hours and then it begins to vanish possibly as a result of the oil that my pores and skin produces :/. When you contact your pores and skin, it doesn’t switch in your hands in any respect and provides an excessively satiny really feel.

Your pores and skin will glance plumped up, believe me in this ☺ You can use it as your day-to-day bb cream for a recent glance on a daily basis, I exploit it day-to-day for my place of job and weekend outings, and it hasn’t ever brought about any breakouts on me.

Swatch readily available:
Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water swatch

Swatch mixed:
Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water swatch blended

Pros of Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water SPF 30:

  • Beautiful, semi-matte end.
  • Makes pores and skin glance wholesome.
  • Evens out the feel of the outside.
  • Doesn’t switch if we by chance contact our face.
  • Blends like a dream, even with hands.
  • Doesn’t settle into smile traces.

Cons of Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water SPF 30:

  • The sun shades on this vary have extra red undertones to them.

IMBB Rating:
four/five (-1 for no longer having the color with yellow undertones for dusky Indian girls).
Would I Repurchase/Recommend Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water SPF 30?
I might completely suggest Smashbox BB Water, however be wary whilst opting for your color.

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Smashbox Camera Ready BB Water SPF 30 Review

Overall ranking:

out of
five in accordance with


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