BB Cream vs. CC Cream
What is BB Cream?
BB cream stands for beblesh balm, blemish base, and it Western markets stands for beauty balm. BB cream is cosmetic product mostly sold in Asian markets, however, the majority of beauty products have introduced BB creams to Western markets. This is regarded as an all-in-one facial cosmetic product to get rid of serum, primer, foundation, moisturizer, and sunblock. It can be regarded as a single tinted moisturizer, over moisturizer and serum as a regular foundation, and under powder, depending on the desired amount of coverage. The origins of BB creams are Christine Schrammek, German dermatologist, in the 1960; developed further in the 1980s by Korean cosmetics companies. The main markets of BB creams are South Korean and Japanese markets from 1985 and Western markets from 2012.
What is CC Creams?
CC creams stands for color control cream, or color correcting cream and used to reduce the redness and sallowness from skin to improve uneven skin tone. The CC cream first appeared in 2010 as a product of the Singapore-based brand Rachel K. Present popular brands of CC creams are Chanel, Loreal, Rachel K, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Clinique, and Olay. It is thought that CC creams often provides more coverage as compare to BB creams but not always, and are pitched as being formulas that can cover flaws as well as provide skin benefits like reducing redness and dark spots, but these don’t always do that.