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Say Goodbye to Dry Skin With These Top BB Creams

BB creams serve the purpose of foundation for any type and any skin tone. These creams not only moisturize and even out the skin tone but also protect it from harsh sunrays. Besides these benefits, there are also many other skin care uses of these creams. These creams not only make you look beautiful, particularly when applied, but also make your skin good looking, fresh and healthy if used for a long period of time. The formula for the BB cream was invented in Germany and later gained popularity in Asian countries. But, slowly they became popular in Western countries too.
These creams are also great if you want to take care of your dry skin. Listed below are some of the best BB creams for dry skin:
Olay Total Effects cream is one of the lightest BB creams available in a variety of shades, from light to fair, which are suitable for any skin tone. It can be applied as a base or under foundation. Although it is not a heavy cream but still it is somewhat sticky on the skin and takes some time be properly absorbed. The price tag is $19.99 – $21.99 for a 50 mL jar.
It provides brightness and a glow to the face and makes it look healthy. It is a multitasking cream which is best suited for dry skins.
Active/ Key Ingredients
Details of ingredients: Homosalate 4.0% Octisalate, 4.5% Octocrylene, 2.6%
Inactive/ Other Ingredients
water, glycerin, niacinamide, titanium dioxide, polyethylene, polymethylsilsesquioxane, isopropyl isostearate, panthenol, sorbitan stearate, dimethicone, acrylamide/sodium acryloyldimethyltaurate copolymer, tocopheryl acetate, stearyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, benzyl alcohol, behenyl alcohol, C13-14 isoparaffin, methylparaben, fragrance, PEG-100 stearate, ethylparaben, iron oxides, propylparaben, acrylates/ C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, dimethiconol, laureth-7, sodium ascorbyl phosphate, cetearyl glucoside, cetearyl alcohol, carbomer, stearic acid, sodium hydroxide, BHT, disodium EDTA, zinc oxide, iodopropynyl butylcarbamate, camellia sinensis leaf extract, triethoxycaprylylsilane. Vitamin B3, Pro-Vitamin B5, Vitamin E.
It is a skin perfecting BB cream that replaces the need of foundation. It is available in only one shade but that is a universal one i.e. suitable for every skin tone.
Its unique formula and water bead technology moisturizes and hydrates the skin to make it look fresh and healthy. It provides SPF 25 sun and is all-in-one moisturizer, sunray protector and skin treatment that hide skin unevenness and imperfections. The advanced formula moisturizes and hydrates the skin to make it healthy and fresh. It acts like a drink for your skin and provides cooling effect to your face. The cream is oil-free and protects the skin from a broad spectrum of UV rays coming from the sun. This cream provides your skin with a fresh, natural and healthy look. Moreover, its formula does not contain sulphates and Phthalates which are harmful for your skin.
Active/ Key Ingredients
Key ingredients include octinoxate, octisalate and titanium dioxide as sunscreen from harsh sunrays, hyaluronic acid and sea water extract as skin moisturizers and aloe vera and portulaca oleracea to provide a soothing and calming effect and remove redness from skin.
Inactive/ Other Ingredients
Detail of ingredients: Water, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Phenyl Trimethicone, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, SD Alcohol 40-B, Dimethicone, Talc, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hyaluronate, Cyclohexasiloxane, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Sodium Citrate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Citric Acid, Portulaca Oleracea Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Sea Water, Ethyl Menthane Carboxamide, Silica, Hexyl Laurate, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, Disodium, EDTA, Methylparaben, Chlorphenesin, Butylparaben, Iron Oxides and Titanium Dioxide.
Maybelline Dream Fresh BB cream provides SPF-30 sunrays protection, gives skin a natural and fresh look and makes it even toned. It is one of the best BB cream for dry skins. Only disadvantage is that it is available only for lighter and fairer skin tones.
As the name suggests 8-in-1, it provides eight major benefits to individuals having light colored skin. Whether you are in search of a skin smoothener, makeup and sunrays protection combined or a good moisturizer to help moisturize your dry skin, it is the perfect option for your face. I mean, your face will be thankful to you if you start using this product to treat your dry skin.
The eight benefits provided by Maybelline Dream Fresh BB cream include SPF 30 protection from sunrays because sunlight contains a lot of harmful rays for the skin. It contains no oily or heavy ingredients and makes your skin feel light and smooth, minimizes spots and blemishes, evens the skin and skin tone, glows and brightens your skin in a natural way without making it look as if it is too much, and also makes your skin hydrated and moistened to give it a fresh look and remove dryness.
Active/ Key Ingredients
The active ingredients include 1.15% Titanium Dioxide which acts as a sunrays protection
Inactive/ Other Ingredients
Other ingredients include Water, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Octyldodecanol, Silica, Pentylene Glycol, Octyldodecyl Xyloside, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Isohexadecane, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, PEG 30 Dipolyhydroxystearate, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra Di T Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Caprylyl Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Polysorbate 80, Potassium Sorbate, Propylene Glycol, Methylisothiazolinone, Chamomilla Recutita Flower Extract (Matricaria) and Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract.
This Garnier BB cream absorbs and mixes with skin to make it look flawless and the results of its application on skin are revealed immediately after a few uses. The product has many benefits for your skin and saves time because it’s a combination of intense skin moisturizer and contains vitamin C and mineral pigments.
On applying this cream on skin, you can observe five instant results: beautiful glow on skin, enhanced and bright complexion, an even skin tone with minimum imperfections, skin moisturizing and hydration for the whole day and SPF 15 sunrays protection. Results from dermatologists indicate it to be light and safe for skin. It does not block skin pores and does not make the skin feel oily and greasy. It is available in light and medium color shades.
Active/ Key Ingredients
Key ingredients include 4% octinoxate and 2.1% titanium dioxide as sunscreen protection
Inactive/ Other Ingredients
Other ingredients include water, isononyl isononanoate, isohexadecane, glycerin, alcohol denate, PEG-20 methyl glucose sesquistearate, methyl glucose sesquistearate, acetyl palmitate, nylon-12, cyclohexasiloxane, propylene glycol, hydrogenated polyisobutene, stearyl alcohol, magnesium aluminum silicate, phenoxyethanol, capryl glycol, lithium magnesium sodium silicate, disodium EDTA, linalool and benzyl salicylate.
Vichy ProEVEN mineral BB Cream is a new generation BB cream for multitasking skin care and makeup.
It creates flawless skin, evens the skin tone, moistens and hydrates the skin and protects it from the damaging sunrays. The vitamins present in this cream help to cure skin damage and within 4 weeks, the skin is completely renewed with a new fresh look and glow. No more dry skin for you to worry about if you keep using it.
Active/ Key Ingredients
Its active ingredients include 5% Octinoxate and 8% Titanium Dioxide as sunscreens
Inactive/ Other Ingredients
Inactive ingredients include Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Glycerin, HDI/ Trimethylol Hexyllactone Cross polymer, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Cross polymer, Pentylene Glycol, Dimethicone/Polyglycerin-3 Cross polymer, Magnesium Sulfate, Propylene Glycol, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Silica, Sodium Hyaluronate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Tocopheryl Acetate, Capryl Glycol and Lactobacillus Ferment.
Dior Hydra Life BB Crème SPF 30 is an extremely effective BB cream to make your skin smooth, healthy and be properly hydrated and moistened.
Dior has developed this cream inspired by Asian beauty. Hydra Life is a combination of moisturizing, skin protecting, complexion enhancing, and skin tone evening beauty product. The pigments used in it contain a more advanced formula and are made using advanced technology so that they help in imperfections and blemishes on skin and create a uniform skin texture and flawless skin. Moreover, the skin also glows and reflects natural beauty.
Available Shades
The Hydra Life BB Crème is available in three different color shades:
• Beige Lumiere for lighter skin tones
• Elegant Peche Dore for medium skin tones
• Ocre Soleil for darker skin tones
Active/ Key Ingredients
Active ingredients include Octinoxate (Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate) 3.75%, Titanium Dioxide 3.55% and Oxybenzone (Benzophenone -3) 1.00%
Inactive/ Other Ingredients
Other ingredients include Aqua, Titanium Dioxide, Methyltrimethicone, Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Glycerin, Isododecane, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Nylon 6/12, Alcohol, Iron Oxides, Betaine, Magnesium Sulfate, Phenoxyethanol, Aluminum Stearate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Rosa Hybrid Flower Extract, Malva Sylvestris (Mallow) Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ajuga Turkestanica Extract, Centella Asiatica Leaf Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Iron Oxides, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Sodium Myristoyl Glutamate, Caprylyl Glycol, Alumina, Tocopheryl Acetate, Parfum (Fragrance), Propylene Carbonate, Iron Oxides, BHT, Aluminum Hydroxide, Citronellol and Limonene
As mentioned above, there are a number of BB creams from different brands, different colors and made for different skin types. Every cream has its own pros and cons but the above listed BB creams are perfect to use for dry skin. These BB creams are very handy to use and save time and are not very costly. They provide a quick touch up and freshness to skin. That is why they are a necessary item for working ladies as a lot of them don’t have time to engage in long makeup and skincare routines.

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