June 28, 2013

Photo Ready skin with a BB Cream? Yes please.




I've always been a fan of full-coverage makeup. My fair skin, uneven tones, and dark under-eye circles all show through really light makeup, so liquid foundation is what I always gravitate to. 

BB creams took the retail markets by storm a few years ago, and lots of women were raving about how nice the lightness of the product was, while still delivering a fair amount of color. Plus, BB Creams offered a primer, hydration, spf, and sometimes other important skin benefits.

I, of course, jumped right on board but I couldn't find one that would last all day, and offer enough coverage that I felt comfortable with. For simple makeup days, I would love the option of going a little lighter on the makeup, without feeling like I'm totally naked-faced.

I tried Revlon PhotoReady BB Cream™ Skin Perfector, and wow, was I impressed. Of all the BB cream's I've tried thus far, this one delivered the most amount of coverage, while still being light and feeling breathable. I could smell the SPF, which is a good thing, and it melted into my skin beautifully. The only thing I used to set this BB cream with was a light dusting of powder. And I didn't need to touch up for the rest of the day. It's an "ever so slightly" luminous cream that doesn't look too shiny or dewy. 


I used the lightest formula (there are four in total), but I think a combination of light and light/medium would be perfect for my skin color right now. And if I manage to get any sort of tan this summer, grabbing the darker of the two shades will be perfect. It's good to avoid heavy makeup if you have a tan anyway, as it can sometimes look "grey" on darker skin.

I love that I have found an option for the days where my makeup is lighter. 

Summer is all about keeping it simple and light. The humidity and blazing sun rays will inevitably melt both my hair and makeup, so finding alternatives that will last all day without looking too heavy is high on my priority list! 

Would you like to enter a giveaway for a $50 Visa gift card? You can use it on whatever you would like, but I'd recommend using it to pick up a tube of this PhotoReady BB Cream Skin Perfector.
Enter by answering this question in the comments below:
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602 comments:

  1. I always wash my face right before I go to bed. Simple and easy but I know it helps!

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    1. Forgot about the contest, but my best kept beauty secret is: non comedogenic moisturizer with built-in SPF. I use Oil of Olay! d(at)luvthebride.com

      Luv, the Bride

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  5. I use coconut oil to cleanse my face. Once or twice a week I also add a small amount of baking soda to the coconut oil as a face scrub.

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  6. I keep sun off my face as much as I can to ensure my skin doesn't age at a rapid pace. I have pale skin and try to keep it that way!

    Sarah @ http://fashionedtobefit.com

    sjbosma@gmail.com

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  7. My best kept beauty secret is cornstarch on day old hair, or freshly washed hair to add texture for curls or up-dos. Use a big fluffy brush and lightly dust the cornstarch on to roots. It is a inexpensive alternative to aerosol dry shampoos and it works wonderfully for me. (I also use Chapstick as an eyelid primer - it keeps the eyeshadow from creasing and helps it go on smoothly.

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  8. Best beauty secret-- keeping a quiet spirit knowing that God is in control of all things. Certainly helps with the worry lines!

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  9. I cleanse my face with coconut oil. After I had my baby in October last year, my face became extremely dry. Most cleansers I tried made my face burn and get all red and irritated. heather.beach.100408@gmail.com

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  10. Not sure if its a secret. But I exfoliate before shaving and it seems to give me a closer shave so I can go a few more days inbetween.

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  11. Not sure if its a secret. But I exfoliate before shaving and it seems to give me a closer shave so I can go a few more days inbetween.

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  12. Always using an eyelash curler! olsonsforchrist@msn.com

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  13. Sleep is a beauty secret as I always look better with a good night's sleep, which unfortunately has eluded me this week!

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  14. To keep my "perfect ponytail" in place, I slip a few bobby pins in very snugly just BELOW the ponytail elastic (using the twist over and tuck under method, if you know what I mean?). No one can see, and the ponytail won't sag or lose the poof all day!
    Love your blog, Kate! :)
    Ruth
    Rutheebee@hotmail.com

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  15. I use a vitamin C serum to brighten skin tone on my face. My skin drinks it in and then I apply moisturizer.

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  16. I like to put a think layer of gold bond on my feet at night and cover it with socks, to let it soak in. When morning rolls around my cracked feet look 100% better! Beautiful feet are important too, right?

    camille.twitchell @gmail.com

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  17. My beauty secret is drinking some sort of homemade "green smoothie" everyday. I love to combine kale, berries, greek yogurt, and chia seeds. Drinking these smoothies has made my skin look so much better!

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  18. The Revlon didn't work that great for me, I found the Olay one to be better suited to my skin. The Revlon one was more of just a glorified, lightly tinted sunscreen.

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  19. Mascara :)
    stacey_hope@hotmail.com

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  20. My beauty secret is drinking lots of water! Keeps you healthy and hydrated. :)

    jenn723@hotmail.com

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  21. Don't think I really have a beauty "secret," but washing my face every night and getting all that makeup off before sleeping is such an important thing to do.
    mantharoschelle@gmail.com

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  22. Don't think I really have a beauty "secret," but washing my face every night and getting all that makeup off before sleeping is such an important thing to do.
    mantharoschelle@gmail.com

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  23. I always use two mascaras and apply from the front and back of lashes to really make them stand out.

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  24. Sun Block- especially on your face, neck and chest! All year round.
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  25. I consider my secret to be that I save tons of money by not buying face cleansers. Instead I just use a little mixture of castor and grapeseed oil and rub it in, then "steam" it off with a really warm wash cloth! Easy peasy!

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  26. Aveeno clear complexion moisturizer! Love that stuff.

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  27. I LOVE organic, cold-pressed coconut oil for eye make-up removal. I also am a HUGE fan of all Cera-Ve products for my very dry skin. They make an AM & PM version for night and day moisture and I love it!

    Melissa
    mottiemel@aol.com

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  28. When I saw the picture of you yesterday, I thought you were glowing and looked beautiful! So it's the Revlon BB Cream (or maybe a little of both).

    Nars blush in Gaity is amazing - it looks way to pink in the container, but great on.

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  29. Definitely moisturizer day & night. I have used Oil of Olay forever and am just now using their Regenerist moisturizer. My summer look is to use a touch of blush for eye shadow as well to keep it simple, light & easy.

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  30. Not really a secret - but your blog is the best beauty secret I have!

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  31. At the least, be sure to take off your makeup EVERY night before bed. And, moisturize day and night.

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  32. My beauty secret would be getting at least 7 hours of sleep and drinking lots of water!

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  33. I don't have a beauty secret - but I keep searching! :-(

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  34. My beauty secret is Burt's Bees Blemish Stick. It has lots of natural, plant-derived oils that somehow work together to clear up the occasional trouble spots! By the way, I just noticed the new very cute blog logo with the bobby pin! It made me laugh, in a good way, because it is so fitting! And, let's face it, those things (bobby pins) end up everywhere.

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  35. I have oil breakout prone skin that is very sensitive. The only drugstore brand I can use without a reaction is Rimmel. There bb cream has a nice coverage. I consider myself a full coverage kind of person.

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  36. I always have a lip gloss on hand. Even if bits sheer it gives your face a nice little finish.
    Jywhite6@gmail.com

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  37. I use CoverGirl's AquaSmooth foundation as a concealer. It's a bit heavy for me to use as foundation (though the coverage is great). It sets and stays in place so much better than any cream tube concealer I have ever tried. Love it!

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  38. Thanks so much for sharing! I've been looking for a good BB cream and didn't want to have to buy 10 before I found the perfect one :)

    As for my beauty secret: permanent eyeliner. Since I never wear much makeup to start with, all I have to do is add mascara and concealer and I'm ready to go! For formal occasions where you want a more dramatic look, you can smudge a little dark brown or black eyeshadow in the outer corners of your eyes for that smokey look. It's great!

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  39. Burt's bees tinted lip moisturizer, it's a subtle amount of color.

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  40. I have no secrets ... except I follow your blog, lol.

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  41. Vasaline! I use it as lotion, lip balm (the ONLY one i've found that does not make my lips dry out) Sometimes i add color to it, sometime i just wear it regular. I do not go anywhere with out it!

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  42. I always wash my face with cold water to prevent wrinkles! I don't know if it works, but I'll let you know in 20 years!

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  43. It's not really a secret, but Moisturizer! I've always had combination skin so I was afraid over moisturizing would make the oily part Really oily. But finding the right moisturizer actually helped even out my skin!

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  44. Beauty secret? Washing my hair every other day, but conditioning it every day.

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  45. I love your little bobby pin up in your header! My beauty secret is Neutrogena's Healthy Skin makeup. I can't beat the compliments off with a stick. I can amp up the coverage or dampen my brush for a very natural look.

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  46. This is my new favorite BB too! Just picked some up at Target last week. Soooo I guess the secret is out now :) can't wait to read everyone else's.

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  47. Was taught a long time ago by a makeup specialist, to always rub ANYTHING on my face from the bottom up, not the top down, and that over time I wouldn't be assisting gravity in pulling my skin down. I am proud to say I am 49 years old and have very few wrinkles, no sagging, I really feel that this is a great tip.

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  48. My Origins concealer is a lifesaver! Love it for covering blemishes and under-eye puffiness.

    laurenwickersheim@gmail.com

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  49. I use a t-shirt to dry my hair instead of a towel, the cotton makes my hair way less frizzy!

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  50. My mother taught me to use a tiny amount of olive oil on my skin after washing my face before bed and she looks fantastic!!

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  51. Wash my face every night and MOISTURIZE! Can't wait to try this BB!!
    Shaunawalker01@gmail.com

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  52. My mom taught me to use baby oil to remove my eye makeup at night. I have super watery eyes so I used waterproof mascara and a waterproof liquid liner. Baby oil take both off like a breeze and it hydrates my entire eye area. My mom has always used baby oil to remove her eye makeup and her eye area look more youthful than most women her age.

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  53. Coconut oil on my eyelashes at night! Finally I have decent eyelashes:0)
    Ginnernikel@yahoo.com

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  54. Washing my hair twice a week! Yes, years ago I would have gasped at the idea. Now I know it works.

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  55. I wash my face and put on moisturizer every night. Simple stuff is best! jennifer.paradise@gmail.com

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  56. organic coconut oil as a face wash AND hair mask. Best natural product ever!
    acp389atgmail

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  57. My secret is drinking A LOT of water throughout the day and cutting gluten from my diet...now I only break out when I eat gluten.

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  58. My best kept beauty secret is to add a few drops of contact solution to my mascara when it starts to dry out! I swear by Clinique’s High Impact Extreme Volume Mascara and it's not the cheapest mascara out there so I like to get as much life out if it as I can. By adding those few drops of solution it brings it right back to life and I get as much use of it as possible!

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    1. Oops my email is Lynseyeschaffer@gmail.com :)

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    2. GENIUS!! I am so going to try this. Thanks :)

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    3. My favorite mascara and I also add lens solution to mine!! It works great!!

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  59. When applying under eye concealer, apply with a brush or dab your finger going from the outside toward the nose to reduce saggy eyes over time.

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  60. My best kept secret is washing with sensitive skin formula washes, I have acne prone skin and if I use acne washes it will actually break out my skin. I also have to use paraben free skin products.

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  61. After I wash my face, I always rinse with cold water. Not sure if it's true, but was told that would make my pores appear smaller!

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  62. Ok, I'm totally prepared for people to think of me as crazy, but my big secret for keeping my face blemish free and improve the inherited dark bags under my eyes, is I "wash" my face every morning with a 50/50 combination of castor oil and EVOO. I was very skeptical when I was first introduced to this idea, but I was ultimately fed up so badly with my teenage breakouts on my 31 y/o face I was willing to try anything. PLEASANTLY SUPRISED! christinasmith327@gmail.com

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  63. My best beauty secret is, to always smile! A smile - even on the most stressful of days, can help you look and feel your best!
    I love skin 79 super pink BB cream!! It's heaven in a bottle! :)
    ashleedbecker@yahoo.com

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  64. My best beauty secret is, to always smile! A smile - even on the most stressful of days, can help you look and feel your best!
    I love skin 79 super pink BB cream!! It's heaven in a bottle! :)
    ashleedbecker@yahoo.com

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  65. I started using the Olay Pro-X brush about 6 months ago. I use it with any face wash I wish. It has made a huge difference! I've always been one to have a random zit on my face at any given time, but not any more. For real. It's similar to the Clarisonic, but much cheaper. This goes for $30.

    Also worth mentioning is Origins Make a Difference skin rejuvenating treatment lotion. It's like a toner. It's best for combination dry skin. I swipe it on in the morning before I put anything on my skin and after I wash my face at night. I love this product! It definitely helps with any dry skin issues. It leaves your face feeling clean, moisturized, and refreshed.

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  66. I don't really have any beauty secrets... washing my face every night before going to bed is something I have consistently done for many years.

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  67. I am curious if this would work on my problem skin - thanks for the giveaway!

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  68. Tea Tree oil really works to clear up zits! and it doesn't dry out your skin like typical acne creams. But, a warning... it stinks!

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  69. My best-kept beauty secret is that I don't use conditioner. I have very fine, wavy hair, and it's always been limp and sad-looking no matter how I styled it, until I stopped using conditioner every time I washed it. I was afraid my hair would turn rough and brittle, but it looks better than ever and feels just as soft as always!
    miss.ragsdale@gmail.com

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  70. Clean skin and exfoliating often! Plus I have started to use olive oil/caster oil combo as a face cleanser at night. I see a big difference in how my skin looks and feels.

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  71. I say the best beauty secret is skincare. In order for foundation to work properly your skin needs to be in good condition.
    amdavies07@gmail.com

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  72. The best thing I do for my skincare is drink plenty of water.

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  73. My best kept beauty secret is Aquaphor healing ointment by Eucerin. Not only does it keep my lips amazingly soft and hydrated, but it has so many other hidden talents. I use it in the winter to keep my dry cuticles and skin around my nose super hydrated. Best of all, I use it to turn my favorite light pink eye shadow into a lip stick. All for about $6 bucks a tube!
    emilygreteman@gmail.com

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  74. Moisturize moisturize moisturize is my best kept secret. terri_champagne@hotmail.com

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  75. My secret is moisturizer with sunscreen. Everyday of the year!
    orrmegan@gmail.com

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  76. Hyaluronic acid... I apply it after I wash my face before my moisturizer and eye cream.

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  77. My tweet.... https://twitter.com/ericalg12/status/350603000454189056

    ericagladden@yahoo.com

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  78. Definitely Urban Decay Eye Shadow Primer Potion. It keeps my eye makeup in place instead of melting into my crease.

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  79. I heat up my eyelash curler with the blow dryer before I curl my lashes! Just make sure it's not too hot. Works great!

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  80. My secret is to always wear mascara - even if it's the only makeup you put on, it helps open your face.

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  81. If I have a zit, but don't have any on the spot treatment, I have used toothpaste to cover it for the night. I read this somewhere, and tried it, and it seems to work for me!

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  82. I wash my hair with baking soda twice a month to get all of the build up out then rinse with cold water to keep it shiny. montague1118@yahoo.com

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  83. https://twitter.com/wallygirl78/status/350604513201242114

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  84. I have dry patches on my face, so I always put a light lotion on a night and when I wake up immediately wash my face with a gentle exfoliator to wash away the dead skin. Since starting this routine, my dryness has drastically decreased!

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  85. I always use bronzer. A quick dusting before leaving the house gives you a nice glow and evens out skin tone.

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  86. My beauty secret it to always fix my hair! I feel that even if I can't get my makeup to cooperate, my hair helps make a difference in making me look more put together.

    megpalmer808(at)gmail(dot)com

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  87. I use a bright blush if I'm not wearing any other make-up. It gives a pop of color to my face.

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  88. Love seeing all your new posts for new things for me to try!!!

    mamaplusmini.blogspot.com

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  89. I like to use cheap conditioner as a shaving cream. One less thing in the shower and my daughter shares the conditioner with me.

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  90. Washing my face every night and using toner. Simple yea. Also drinking enough water helps my skin too.

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  91. My beauty secret is my finishing spray! I was a bit skeptical at first but it really helps my makeup stay on all day long! cindyskowronski@yahoo.com

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  92. Less is more! I have oily skin and heavy make-up just slides down my face. Totally buying some of this Revlon product this weekend!

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  93. Dry shampoo is my beauty secret! It gives me tons of volume!

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  94. I use sugar as an exfoliant instead of paying for the expensive name brands! Works great and I always walk away with glowing, fresh skin! From head to toe :) liannelstewart@gmail.com

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  95. I wish I had a best kept secret.....I guess my go to in th summer is tinted moisturizer and a ponytail. (lilbit1981@hotmail.com)

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  96. My beauty secret is 1)get enough sleep and 2)under eye concealer - I have those dark circles too! (ugh)

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  97. crest white strips. a white smile does wonders for your confidence. confident women are the prettiest! vjbrousse@gmail.com

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  98. My best kept beauty secret? Coconut oil as face wash! My face is so smooth, clear, and I don't even need lotion after. Takes of eye makeup wonderfully too.
    Giveaway, yes please!

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  99. highlighter on my upper cheek bones - gives the perfect amount of glow!

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  100. I have ALWAYS curled my lashes by heating (not too hot!) my metal eyelash curling tool with my hair dryer, then letting it cool, and then press/curl my eyelashes. They stay curled ALL DAY! Everyone always thinks it's a mascara I'm using, nope! :)

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  101. My best kept beauty secret? I only rinse my face at night-- I don't use any soap. If I use a cleanser twice a day, I break out without fail!

    I love BB creams, but haven't tried Revlon! I have found that they slide off a little in humidity, so I can't wait to try this one!

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  102. Especially in the summer, my beauty secret is always keeping oil absorbing blotting papers in my purse - keeps me from getting that slick look in the afternoons!

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  103. Hi Kate!

    I would recommend trying Jane Iredale's skincare line. They offer a variety of mineral foundations (powder and liquid) depending on what coverage you are looking for. Plus, their formula is actually GOOD for your skin. Imagine that? I currently use their tinted moisturizer with a light dusting of translucent powder and I'm very impressed. Other foundations I've used in the past have "caked" up leaving me with a total sloppy mess. I have yet to try Jane's BB Cream, but I'm eager to do so. I've heard nothing but great reviews! I intend on purchasing it for those evenings I want a fuller coverage look.

    Check it out!

    https://janeiredale.com/

    Ana

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  104. I really love the bare essentials foaming face wash.

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  105. Moisturizer and lots of water throughout the day for beautiful skin. Love your blog! Also love the way your eyes look! Too much black eyeliner can look heavy on the eyes, but yours looks really natural! michael_weiss at hotmail dot com

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  106. My best beauty secret is sleep and a healthy diet. When I don't get enough sleep or indulge in too much junk food my skin shows it, but if I eat healthy and get enough rest it just makes me glow, plus you feel better too!

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  107. I'm so excited because I just bought this and haven't opened it yet. It's good to know that you love it! I love LaRoche face wash and products for my skin. They make a huge difference in keeping me looking young. I also wear tons and tons of sunscreen and hats and anything to keep the sun off of my face.
    Ashely Rane Sparks
    www.makeitrane.com

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  108. My beauty secret? Monistat Chafing Gel. No, not for that.. for my face! It is the EXACT SAME product as Smashbox Photo Finish. I mix it with foundation or BB Cream and it makes my makeup stay on all day long.

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  109. Great giveaway...Ive tried a few BB creams but am not sold on any....I can't wait to try the Revlon! Thanks!!

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  110. Sleep! When I don't get enough, you can tell from looking at my face.

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  111. Smashbox brow tech. Perfect, simple, easy! gidget614@gmail.com

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  112. I always wash my face before going to bed and get as much sleep as possible.

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  113. I use coconut oil to remove my eye makeup. It doesn't sting, smells good, and leaves my skin soft.

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  114. To keep my skin hydrated. I have really dry skin so if it isn't adequately hydrated then my make up looks caked and cracked.

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  115. Put sunscreen on your face daily.

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  116. Just taking the time to take good care of my skin-- it's the base for everything!

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  117. I remove eye makeup every night and then drink a glass of water before I go to bed. I wake up refreshed and clean!

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  118. I have started wash my face 3 times a day if I am running around with the kids or bumming around at home. Helps control extra oil due to heat and more sweat of summer. Jayneastark@gmail.com

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  119. I have started wash my face 3 times a day if I am running around with the kids or bumming around at home. Helps control extra oil due to heat and more sweat of summer. Jayneastark@gmail.com

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  120. I have my eyebrows threaded, as opposed to doing my own. I started doing this after a makeup artist told me I should stop using whoever was doing my eyebrows.

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  121. My secret is that I use olive oil to "wash" my face. Every night. I never need moisturizer or blot sheets and only use a spf lotion in the morning. All I do is rub a pea sized amount of oil over my face and wipe off with a hot, wring-out, washcloth. Dewy, gorgeous and CHEAP! My grandmother and mother did the same, and none of have had breakouts... unless it's my monthly, of course!

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  122. Filling my eyebrows makes a world of difference!
    blueroxy6(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  123. I use a deep scrub once a week to help refresh my skin. Great giveaway!!
    saltwatergirl7@comcast.net

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  124. My beauty secret? The old less is more.

    hannah(dot)schulte210(at)gmail(dot)com

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  125. My beauty secret is BB cream! I've been using Almay, but after this post I'm ready to try Revlon! I love how light BB cream!

    klm61210(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  126. Essential oils! Tea tree to keep my skin clear, lavender to calm redness and peppermint to wake up tired feet!

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  127. I live in Oklahoma, where the heat and humidity mixed with my naturally oily skin is a super bad combination. But, the one product I have found taht keeps my makeup looking the same all day long is Urban Decay's All Nighter Makeup setting spray. Just spritz it all over my face after I've put all my makeup on... and I'm good to go!

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  128. Tweet!

    https://twitter.com/hkschulte/status/350619100004888577

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  129. I always start with filling in my brows and blush, You'd be suprised how pretty the littlest bit of makeup will make you look and feel!

    chelsea_timmermann@hotmail.com

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  130. Every Saturday when I get home from work, I use a cocoa Shea butter scrub. My skins feels so soft, smells amazing, and its a great way for me to leave my work week behind and start my weekend - feels so invigorating, like a fresh start!
    Arkienicole(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  131. I love the Highlighting Pen by Mary Kay! It makes me look instantly like I'm refreshed.... where before I'm pretty sure I always look tired!

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  132. My beauty secret is to apply milk of magnesia to my face with a cotton ball before I smooth on by BB cream. I have oily skin and it soaks up the oil all day. By the way, I love Lumene BB cream! It has perfect coverage and is unscented...super good price, too! Works great for me. efrancisco79@yahoo.com

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  133. My best kept beauty secret is surrounding myself with my kids, because that is when I truly shine from the inside out.

    Melissa.lane08@outlook.com

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  134. I don't know why but it always seems like a pain to wash my face at night, so I buy the cleansing cloths. My trick though is I cut the cloths in half and they last twice as long.

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  135. Eye cream from Mario Badescu and using the Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Sunblock every morning!

    lauren.m.irwin(at)gmail(dot)com

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  136. My beauty secret is...I don't have one! :)

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  137. I don't know if this is really much of a secret, but I wash my face before bed and again after waking up. At night I use a heavier moisturizer, and in the morning I use a lighter moisturizer with SPF, and I always use an eye cream after every wash.

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  138. I think the worst hair/style day can be remedied or at least faked through with big sunglasses, lip gloss, and a bright pair of flats. That's my secret, anyway! :)

    (definitelyra at gmail)

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  139. My beauty secret is coconut oil! I use it on my hair, skin, nails, and in cooking! It's so versatile and without all the added chemicals it makes a good choice!
    cortney tipton at gmail.com

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  140. I wash my face morning and night with Cetaphil and my Clarisonic. Best routine I've ever had for great skin!

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  141. I use Vaseline under my eyes every night and in the morning, no puffiness no bags under my eyes as I age! :) I rarely wear undereye concealer too because I look natural.

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  142. My beauty secret would have to be moisture! I have dry skin, and coconut oil/vaseline in the shower, slathered all over my face for about 10 minutes once a week keeps my skin awesomely soft.

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  143. My beauty secret is taking really good care of my skin and hair. I wash my face and hair every day, and I invest in quality products to ensure great results!

    jputrich(at)gmail(dot)com

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  144. Lots of exercise! It forces me to sleep, hydrate, and salty sweat exfoliates!

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  145. My beauty secret is that I go one day a week makeup free to give my face a break. Usually I am wearing sweatpants and a messy bun and don't leave the house but hey, my house is super clean that day!

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  146. A tiny bit of vitamin E oil when my skin is dry, especially near my eyes to help my concealed blend in. It works like a charm! Meghann.Claire@gmail.com

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  147. I keep all types of beauty supplies on hand. I wash my hair with different shampoos and use different products throughout the week. On the weekends I use more subtle makeup and lipsticks. I try to keep my hair and face guessing what I'm going to do with it. HA! Except when I'm exhausted, I still keep my basic routine down pat.

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  148. I've enjoyed using the Rimmel London BB Cream, but this one sounds great. I'm loving the new Revlon Lash Potion mascara!

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  149. My best kept beauty secret is the importance of well-defined eyebrows! They make or break your face!

    newlywedded (at) gmail (dot) com

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  150. I tweeted! https://twitter.com/SalinasRachel/status/350634107744686080

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  151. Being in my 50's, I have a fear of walking around with lipstick on my teeth!!! LOL....so when I place my lipstick on I take my index finger and put in my mouth and pucker my lips around it, pull it out and it removes any excess lip gloss that may get on my teeth. I also use just plain sugar as a scrub once a week on my face.

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  152. This stuff is the best!! I use it with concealer and I'm done...

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  153. I apply a sunscreen made for use with make-up every day! (Clarins Day Screen spf 40) There is no better beauty tip than "take care of what the lord has blessed you with!"

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  154. Drinking a big glass of water in the morning. Helps in hydrating the skin in the morning!

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  155. I tweeted!
    The Small Things Blog: Photo Ready skin with a BB Cream? Yes please. "https://twitter.com/search?q=%23SweepstakesEntry&src=hash">#SweepstakesEntry

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  156. I always make sure to remove my makeup before going to bed.

    sheri.wiesenfeld@gmail.com

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  157. Best kept secret...Using Preparation H on sunburns. It takes the heat and any swelling out! They even make it with aloe vera now, which is more of a cream based instead of oil based. The redness may still remain but the pain, heat, and swelling goes away fairly quickly! Best. Thing. Ever!!! kayla.morrison@hotmail.com

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  158. I just discovered a finishing veil by Too Faced that sets my BB cream and keeps my very oily skin looking matte all day, even in this Florida humidity!! AH-MAZE-ING!!!!!!

    Cowens1986@gmail.com

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  159. I just discovered a finishing veil by Too Faced that sets my BB cream and keeps my very oily skin looking matte all day, even in this Florida humidity!! AH-MAZE-ING!!!!!!

    Cowens1986@gmail.com

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  160. I don't have any beauty secrets, but I loved reading all the comments of your readers secrets!

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  161. I tried their CC cream, and LOVED it!

    Carly
    www.lipglossandcrayons.com

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  162. My "best beauty secret" is using Mary Kay moisturizer after washing my face and before putting on makeup. It makes my makeup go on smoother and my skin stays hydrated. My mom has used Mary Kay moisturizer for years and gave me my first bottle when I started wearing makeup. I have used it ever since!

    elizabeth.getz (at) gmail (dot) com

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  163. I LOVE Clinique's All About Eyes gel formula. Great for under eye circles, diminishing crow's feet, and light hydration. I use it every day in the morning and sometimes at night if I'm feeling especially tired. LOVE. IT.

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  164. Tweeted it! https://twitter.com/LeHobbylobbyist/status/350645290237313024

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  165. I guess my main "secret" is trying to drink plenty of water and green tea. Staying hydrated on the inside helps your skin stay hydrated on the outside.

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  166. My beauty secret is drinking lots of water

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  167. My best kept beauty secret is using oil blotting sheets throughout the day. My skin can get somewhat oily and those little babies soak up all of it!
    tarbear.leavitt@gmail.com

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  168. Kate, I am wanting to try a BB cream but I'm scared about it breaking me out. My skin is very acne prone. I usually try to stick with oil-free products. Do you think this Revlon BB cream is a good option for those with acne?

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  169. Kate, I am wanting to try a BB cream but I'm scared about it breaking me out. My skin is very acne prone. I usually try to stick with oil-free products. Do you think this Revlon BB cream is a good option for those with acne?

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  170. I finally found an eyeliner that I love! I've even gotten compliments on it while out shopping and at church, talk about make a girl feel nice! Its Loreal Infallible Lacquer liner.
    My email is jmabcgraham(at)gmail(dot)com

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  171. My beauty secret is only wearing makeup when I have to so my skin can breathe. I love my current BB cream but am looking forward to trying a new one.

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  172. My beauty secret came from my mom. She taught me how to curl my eyelashes using a teaspoon. Yup, a teaspoon! You can curl them as if you're curling a ribbon with scissors, does that make sense? Anyway, they make my lashes look more natural than the regular lash curler.

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  174. I swear by using coconut oil as eye-makeup remover!

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  175. I use hair conditioner to shave my legs instead of shaving cream. My skin tends to be dry, and the conditioner helps to mositurize even before my lotion. It also makes them feel super smooth!

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  176. I never leave my house without using and SPF 30 or higher. I didn't use it when I was younger so I'm making up for lost time.

    yorichent at yahoo dot com

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  177. A damp q-tip (the pointy kind) in black eye shadow to make an easy cat eye

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  178. Sleep! I try to get at least 8 hours every night.

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  179. When I'm in a hurry and don't have time to paint my nails I apply a coat of clear nail polish to make them nice and shiny.

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  180. My best secret is water! Staying hydrated at all times works wonders on my skin!

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  181. Eating healthy and staying hydrated all day long! payal@theartsyelephant.com

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  182. My best kept beauty secret ... hmm, that's a really hard one. Probably using a lip scrub and keeping my lips moisturized with a Burt's Bees lip balm! I have full lips so they're one of my greatest assets, and keeping them looking good is one of my "priorities," I guess you could call it.

    I got a sample of BB cream at Walgreens about a month ago and really liked it. It evened my skin tone beautifully. I'm 16 and I don't wear makeup (my family isn't big on makeup until about 16) except for the days when I decide to be spontaneous and wear some. One of my first favorite makeup combinations was BB cream, a green eye shadow, and mascara. I really liked how it played up my features.

    My email address:
    hannah941718(at)gmail(dot)com

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  183. My secret is oil cleansing: it has done WONDERS for my acne-prone skin!

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  184. drink lots of water and get enough sleep!

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  186. Drink lots of water throughout the day! Just tried my first BB cream and loved it. . . would definitely try Revlon's next!
    katieennay(at)Hotmail(dot)com

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  187. My #1 beauty secret is sticking to tried and true beauty products. I've used the same face wash since I was 12 years old... now 33 y/o, and any time I try to stray, my face reacts in rebellion!

    Kim :)
    ka_davis710@yahoo.com

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  188. I always drink lots and lots of water. Simple but it works.

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  189. I would LOVE to win!!! :) Your skin looks absolutely gorgeous, Kate, and not cakey at all! If I were you I'd keep it light at all times and play up those eyes! :D ;)

    contact [dot] sharonjoy [at] gmail [dot] com

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