Best BB Creams For Acne Prone Skin

The idea behind BB Creams is to replace different cosmetics with just one solution. Yes, the advantages of Serums, Moisturizers, Sun Screens, Acne, Primers and Foundations can all be drawn from one single BB cream.

Instead of spending money on various cosmetics and trying different products for varied skin issues, now you can get all the benefits plus save big money with just one BB cream.

In case you have either mild to moderate but not severe issues with acne, sun burn or skin moisture then you can rather try using a BB Cream instead of trying 5 to 6 different products overlapping on each other which can otherwise cause potential damage to your skin/face.

BB Creams provide skin with pretty much everything – much needed antioxidants, anti-inflammation properties, treat blemishes, redness, oil control, anti-aging benefits and also work as sun screens.

According to NPD, a market research group has revealed that 4 out of 5 who have used BB Creams have shown interest in buying the product again.

1. Maybelline Dream Pure BB Cream

Maybelline Dream Pure BB Cream

Salicylic Acid (2%): 2% concentration of Salicylic acid is on the higher side and usually not be found in any other product over the counter. With high percentage of Salicylic acid, Maybelline brings the most effective way to clear clogged skin pores, treat blemishes and exfoliate dead skin cells.

It is light, blends well, goes on smooth for everyday application and above all, despite of its 2% Salicylic acid concentration, it’s really gentle even on skin, doesn’t dry out and causes no irritation on face. It also helps treat plus conceal spots and blemishes while other ingredients soothe inflammation and redness.


  • Conceals blemishes and pores
  • Reduces redness and inflammation
  • 2% of Salicylic acid yet gentle on skin
  • Hydrates and smoothens your skin
  • Can be used without a moisturizer


  • Small size
  • No sunscreen protection

2. Dr. Jart+ Waterfuse Beauty Balm SPF 25

Dr. Jart+ Waterfuse Beauty Balm SPF 25

Ingredients: Contains almost 50% water from advanced water bead technology and sunscreen ingredients protecting your skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays.

Its light and evens out well on your skin and calms down redness and inflammation. For dewy finish, apply in dot motions without rubbing and wait to blend into skin. But for powder finish, rub it thoroughly using finger tips or with a tissue.


  • Fragrance free
  • Water Bead Technology hydrates and maintains moisture for a dewy fresh look


  • Best for fair and pale skin and not for darker skin