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Garnier Skinactive 5-in-1 Skin Perfector BB Cream

BY GARNIER #8 in BB Cream

3.8 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars39%
  • 4 Stars28%
  • 3 Stars18%
  • 2 Stars9%
  • 1 Star5%
3.87 / 5 based on 4,609 Reviews

Product Description

Garnier introduces skin renew miracle skin perfector anti-aging* bb cream, which immediately firms, evens and brightens skin for a younger, healthier look. Over time wrinkles and lines are reduced, skin is noticeably smoother and more plump, pores look less visible, and facial contours appear more defined. This multi-benefit formula combines pro-xylane and mineral pigments for anti-aging benefits with an immediate transformation. With broad spectrum spf 15 sunscreen, anti-aging bb cream protects against harmful effects of the sun when used with other sun protection measures. (*use with sun protection measures. See directions.) ...

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  • Did this product give you full coverage?22 Answers
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Garnier Skinactive 5-in-1 Skin Perfector BB Cream
Garnier Skinactive 5-in-1 Skin Perfector BB Cream
Reviews (4609)
Q&A (264)
Media (245)
Marla H.
Thunder Bay, ON
256 reviews
This was the first BB cream i ever bought. i haven't repurchased because i found that it was a bit greasy and gave me a dewy finish, which i prefer to have a matte finish. If you don't set this with a powder, it wont last you all day. I still like this product if I'm in a hurry and just need a little bit of coverage. I think that this has been re-formulated since i have last bought it.
Pedro F.
Vila Real
28 reviews
It's best applied with fingers. When applied with a brush or a sponge, it just looks blotchy and uneven. Very light coverage and it's not good for an oily skin because it has a dewy, natural finish. If you tend to get very oily and shiny throughout the day, this isn't for you. If your skin is dry, I don't think this would be great either. I have combo skin and this tends to stick to my dry patches and makes them more noticeable.
Pippa C.
4 reviews
This BB Cream is not suited to my combination skin and I had to touch up quite regularly throughout the day as it was resistant to staying on my face, particularly around the nose and most of my t-zone.

The colour range caters more towards the pinker skintones, which doesn't bode well for us cooler toned ladies and I found it quite difficult to blend.

Ashley L.
Charlottetown , PE
102 reviews
I recently did another review regarding a different brand of BB Cream, and in that review I stated that I went into the store with the intention of buying this (Garnier) BB cream but in the end I went and purchased a different brand because it was a little bit cheaper and it also had more product in the tube than this (Garnier)...

Well if you kept reading you would of found out how disappointed I was with that decision in buying that "other" brand. After finally finishing off that "other" brand I went and bought the Garnier Skin Renew Miracle Skin Perfector BB Cream in Light, in which I should of done in the first place.

I found this to work really well on me. I am very pale and I was able to apply this and not have to worry about having brown smudges/marks left all over my face when I was done. The coverage was good, it did even out my skin to hide my little imperfections. I also like the fact that it include a little bit of SPF 15 in there to help with the sun but most of all it did help the overall look of my complexion on my face.

Also the smell of this BB cream was a lot better than the last one. Doesn't have a strong sunscreen lotion smell to it. All the BB creams out there all seem to say that if a person wanted to they could use their BB creams instead of having to apply foundation. Well this one. Garniers, I would actually say you could get a way without having to put on foundation. If you wanted that extra coverage then go for it, but if your looking for something simple, easy to do then using this Garnier BB cream as is works great.

There are 2 itty bitty reasons why I'm giving this product a B instead of an A and they are 1. Price (but it does work and I will be buying this again) 2. It leaves your face with a bit of a shine. Some people may like/want this and it does say on the back of the packaging that it does brighten your skin but it may be too much.
Monika B.
45 reviews
This has been a product that I have been using ever since I started doing my makeup and it's good for when you don't feel like wearing much makeup as it's really light coverage and what I would do is even put your skin tone which is what you'd want for a no makeup kind of look, I don't use this as much as I like full coverage but I like it for when I don't want to wear makeup but I want to even out my skin tone
Alisia C.
5 reviews
Not a huge fan of this. As someone with dry flaky skin in addition to combination areas, I really love products with a luminous finish. Ultimately, my number one goal is to have makeup that looks like skin. Even with my love for luminosity, this was simply too much. It has a horrible strong perfumed scent that doesn't go away after applied, and is so greasy I look like I've just been working out and sweating. Furthermore, the product doesn't set down (not even if i use an additional powder), and slides around and is gone within the hour. Coupled with the bad shade variety, don't waste your money and get something else. 
Shriya M.
London, Middlesex
65 reviews
Good coverage cream however such a small colour range. I use this when I don't wear foundation so it's more of a daily wear just to make my face look good without heavy makeup. Since its a cream it allows your skin to breathe more. It doesn't last a full day unless it's set like you would your foundation but it's a great option instead of foundation if you have great skin or don't want something too heavy.
Sherryl B.
14 reviews
Amazing coverage for a BB cream. Actually better than some of my foundation. A steal of a deal for an everyday use as it is so affordable. A little goes a long way. I use my fingers when applying, I find that it's better than a brush or a sponge that some people do. Lasted 6-7hours without a primer but I did spray UD all nighter.
Dal -.
61 reviews
I really like using this as a Primer before I put on foundation (or mixed with foundation) because it provides a bit of coverage and really does blur any pores. It's very comfortable to wear. I wish there was a wider range of shade colours because even the light is a bit too dark for me.
Larissa A.
22 reviews
This product is great if you want a low coverage, easy to blend, bb cream. I like how it makes my face smooth and smells great, but again sometimes I would prefer a greater coverage. The color blends into skin perfectly though, making it great for an all natural look. It also has lasted me for a long time!
Raysha L.
North Bergen, NJ
45 reviews
Has anyone with sensitive or acne prone skin used this product?
Erica C.
Tustin, CA
169 reviews
Good or not
Heather M.
19 reviews
How does this product compare to competitors bb creams?
Marie T.
Avondale, LA
229 reviews
Did this product give you full coverage?
Lisa S.
101 reviews
How well is the coverage?

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