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Are there any BB Cream Available for Darker Skin?

BB creams are made for the various skin types, such as normal skin, oily skin, or dry skin. They sometimes contain additional active ingredients to address various skin issues and concerns. But this glorified tinted moisturizer doesn’t seem to come in many shades.

Created ages ago in Korea BB creams were catered to lighten and the original formulations were high in white pigments. When beauty companies have begun introducing BB creams to the Western market, tan skinned ladies had a hard time finding BB cream that suits their skin tone. It has taken a long time for manufacturers to offer a broader range of shades to match different skin tones.

While the range of BB creams for darker skins still remains limited, there are a few brands offering shades to women with darker complexions. Depending on the ingredients those BB creams moisturize, hide dark spots, minimize oiliness, reduce wrinkles, provide sun protection and give the skin an even, natural luminous look.

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Iman Skin Tone Evener BB Creme SPF 15 Earth Deep

This BB cream gives the right amount of coverage for normal daily activities, without feeling heavy on the face. Iman cosmetics have a good choice of shades, so you will  be able to match your shade easily. It’s so light that it doesn’t even feel like you have on makeup.


  • Size: 1 oz
  • Multitasking tinted beauty balm
  • Infused with multi-fruit plant extracts and vitamin C
  • Contains Acai, Grape Seed, Licorice,Aloe, Kokum, Almond, and Vitamins A,E and C.
  • Paraben free


  • Brightens complexion
  • Minimizes appearance of imperfections
  • Reduces signs of discoloration
  • Evens out your complexion
  • Hydrates your skin
  • Protects skin with SPF 15
  • Reduces the look of large pores
  • Enhances your own beauty


  • Blends well
  • Easy to apply
  • Light in texture
  • Great coverage
  • Keeps all day
  • Comes in many shades
  • Great skin color match
  • Effective
  • Natural looking
  • Allows the skin to breathe
  • Great for sensitive, acne prone skin
Black Radiance True Complexion BB Cream

This is a nice skin matching BB cream for darker skin. It feels weightless, and gives you a flawless finish.


  • Size:1 fl oz (29.6 ml)
  • Multi-purpose skin perfector
  • Oil-free beauty balm
  • Formulated to enhance ethnic skin tones
  • Blendable, sheer color
  • Smooth consistency
  • Distributes evenly over the skin
  • SPF 15 protection


  • Evens and refines darker complexions
  • Enhances ethnic skin tones
  • Delivers weightless coverage
  • Moisturizes, primes, conceals, smoothes, and minimizes shine
  • Helps prevent sunburn


  • Great color match
  • Nice coverage
  • Light and easy to apply
  • Blends well
  • Looks natural
  • The price is unbeatable


Transfers a bit

Skin79 Bronze B.B Cream for Dark Skin Tone

This cream works well as a moisturizer base for your foundation. It blends easily, and lasts about 6 hrs before you notice it fading. You can mix it with other Skin79 BB creams to get a better color match. If you are NC35-40 or even darker, give this cream a try. Be sure to let it oxidize before you decide


Size: 40g

  • A triple function BB cream: whitens, helps to reduce wrinkles, and provides UV protection SPF50 PA+++
  • Formulated with eco certified ingredients
  • Contains Lavender Floral Water, and Marine Collagen
  • Absorbs easily into the skin
  • The texture is light and medium coverage
  • Suitable for all skin types, especially for dry and sensitive skin


  • Helps balance oil
  • Keeps skin moist and healthy
  • Helps reduce wrinkles
  • Helps clear blemishes and marks
  • Provides seamless coverage
  • Feels very light and natural
  • Provides sun protection


  • Great coverage
  • Lightweight feeling
  • No-makeup look
  • A nice subtle scent
  • Does not clog pores
  • The bottle lasts a long time


Not perfect for oily skin


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