What are BB creams? Quick Shop BB creams are an essential beauty ally for women on the go, combining the benefits of skin care and make-up. Short for Blemish Balm Cream, BB creams are tinted formulas that offer a glowing, even complexion in seconds. Flawless skin within easy reach! 1. The rise of BB creams BB creams were invented by German dermatologists to help heal and conceal scars caused by plastic surgery. But their widespread popularity began in Korea, where they became an overnight success, hailed as the ultimate beauty product for women aiming for a flawless complexion. BB creams are now a beauty staple around the world, an essential piece of kit for all women with an interest in beauty. 2. What are the skin care benefits? Using the BB Skin Detox Fluid from the Clarins Beauty Flash range means treating your skin to 3-in-1 goodness. Skin's glow levels are bolstered thanks to the high-coverage texture containing 3D Radiance pigments to instantly blur imperfections. This BB cream offers skin triple protection thanks to anti-pollution complex, UV filters and a derivative of antioxidant tocopherol. 3. How effective is it as make-up? A BB cream works to perfect your skin; your complexion is left even, radiant and glowing. Small imperfections are perfectly concealed with no mask-like effect. Baby soft skin in a blink!