Beauty, Makeup

Note Cosmetics BB Cream

Hey everyone! So I thought it was about time I wrote a post on the Note Cosmetics BB Cream. I have been wearing this practically everyday for the past couple of weeks since I picked it up. After seeing the lovely Karen from Lovelygirliebits rave and rave about this I just had to give it a try – all in the name of research of course. As I said I have been wearing this all the time so feel I can give a full review now.

Note Cosmetics BB Cream
Note Cosmetics BB Cream

Now I am usually a medium to full coverage foundation kind of girl so I wasn’t sure if this was going to be the type of base I would like. But the weather here in Ireland has been fairly warm over the last few weeks so I wanted to try something a bit lighter for everyday wear.

Note cosmetics BB cream
Note Cosmetics BB Cream / Real Techniques Expert face brush

Well to say I was shocked and surprised at just how much coverage this Note BB Cream provides would be an understatement! Honestly cannot get over how flawless my skin looks when I wear this. I like to apply this with my expert face brush from Real Techniques. I don’t have freckles as such but do have some pigmentation marks from the sun and this covers them no problem. It just leaves a gorgeous glowy finish on the skin.

Note Cosmetics bb cream shade 1
Note Cosmetics BB cream shade no 1 swatch

I still would use concealer under my eyes and over any noticeable blemishes or spots. And I also use a little lightweight powder like MAC next to nothing just to set it particularly over my t-zone as it can get a bit shiney. As it is quite moisturising I would probably recommend this for more normal / drier skin types. It does not settle into any fine lines. I have worn it for up to twelve hours without any issues, no breakdown or fading.

If I had to highlight any negative with the Note Cosmetics BB cream it would be the limited shade range. It only comes in three shades and this shade no 1 is the lightest. I am very pale naturally so I do need to blend this down my neck and ideally wear it when I am wearing a light tan.

If you are looking for a lightweight, long-lasting base with good coverage then you cannot pass this! I cannot recommend this highly enough and will be trying some more of their products. I always assumed all BB creams were really light coverage like tinted moisturiser but this has changed my mind!

The Note Cosmetics BB Cream retails at just €11.95. If you are interested in trying this or any of their other products you can check out the Note Cosmetics Ireland Facebook page for a list of stockists. Alternatively you can purchase the full range of Note Cosmetics from Meaghers pharmacy online here

Have you tried anything from Note Cosmetics? Let me know in the comments below

Fiona x

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