Maybelline Dream Bronze BB Cream Review!

Hello, everyone!

I recently picked up Maybelline’s Dream Bronze BB Cream from the drugstore since I’ve seen so many people talk about it and I wanted to see what the buzz was for.  I’m drawn in by anything with the promise to make me glowy or bronzed, so I couldn’t resist.


I have the Medium/Dark shade and it works well on my skin tone since I am tan at the moment.  It looks pretty dark and a little terrifying, I must admit, upon first putting a dab on the back of my hand, but it blends out into a nice, sheer coverage with a glow.  It’s not too sparkly, just enough shimmer to give you a little, natural shine.  I was a little scared that this would turn me into a disco ball, so I’m happy with how it looks on the skin!

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It also has SPF 20, so it will protect your skin at the same time as it makes you look tan!  Sometimes, products with SPF can bother sensitive skin, but I found that this didn’t break me out or bother me at all.

Using this product on it’s own, all over the face will definitely give you more of a glow.  I think it’s beautiful this way, but I have found that I prefer to mix it with a lotion or my foundation before applying it to make the finish more natural and a little less dewy.

I have also found that this product works great as a bronzer and I love to dab it under my cheekbones, on my temples, and a little on my jawline and nose for a nice JLo-glow. This is a good technique to use with this product especially if you have lighter skin, because it will be much more natural.

If you have oily skin, I don’t highly recommend this product, but I think you could make it work if you mix it in with your lotion or foundation.  I found that this works very well when mixed with my Clinique Dramatically Different Lotion to a create a kind of tinted, glowy moisturizer with a sheer coverage.  I definitely recommend this for dry to normal skin, because it will make your skin look very healthy and tan.  I have extremely sensitive skin and this product does not bother it like other BB creams tend to as they can be drying and cause breakouts.

Overall, I think this is a great product and recommend it if you are looking for something at the drugstore that can make you look like a bronze goddess.  In moderation, this product is great.  On my skin, it doesn’t make me too oily as long as I don’t go overboard with the amount I use.  I found mine at my local drugstore and it costs $8.99.

I hope that this review was helpful to you!  Until next time:)



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