There are 6 colours in the range, which is very good if you look at this as a BB Cream, as most BB Creams only come in a couple of shades. But, if you're looking at this as if it's a foundation, the colours are a bit limited. The colours are BB1, BB3, BB5, B7, BB9 and BB11. There is a huge difference between the shades. THIS post here has good swatches of all the colours so you can see the difference between the shades. I'm normally a MAC NC25 and I was matched to JI shade in B5. I find B5 slightly too yellow and light for my complexion but the next shade up is way too dark. I normally set this with a slightly darker face powder in order to make BB5 workable for me.
It's very thick and almost gel like. You need just a tiny, I repeat, tiny amount to cover your entire face. I normally like to use my fingers to wear my base but with this BB Cream I had to use a buffing brush to really get it to sink into my skin.
|Jane Iredale Glow Time BB Cream in BB5 - thick and heavy consistency|
Flawless. I can't think of a better word. This covers all imperfections and leaves my skin looking smooth with a natural glow. And because the BB Cream is so thick and opaque, you can even use it as a concealer.
|Wearing Jane Iredale BB Cream in B5|
This is where this BB Cream lost me. I prefer a long lasting base, so I tend to go for full coverage foundations as they last longer on my skin. This lasts about 3 hours on my skin before starting to wear off around my chin and nose areas. However it's important to remember this is a BB Cream, not a foundation, therefore it's unfair to compare it to foundations.
If you're looking for a BB Cream that is good to your skin and provides a flawless finish, this is perfect for you. If you're looking for a base that you can wear all day without the need for frequent touch ups then perhaps a long lasting foundation is what you should look at. Instead, take this Jane Iredale BB Cream on your next beachside holiday where you want to fake a "I'm just naturally this perfect" skin.
Price - $72AUD
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