The examiner has had opportunities to sample numerous brands of BB creams recently. Olay Fresh Effects BB Cream is a definite disappointment. Compared to other brands, in this particular department, Olay falls short. Because Olay is a very high quality brand, the examiner had high expectations for this product to knock all of the others out of the park. The scent is very pleasant, light, and pretty. There is no coverage whatsoever. BB creams are supposed to work as a tinted moisturizer. There was no tint in this BB cream at all. One would expect the company would want to make their product deem true to what they are categorizing their product as, and make it true to what a BB cream is. There needs to be at least some form of sheer coverage. In a competitive market Olay should have put more work into this product before launching a disappointment in the hot new BB Cream trend. This product is only suitable if you wish to use it as a moisturizer and appear to have completely nude skin that shouts "Hey! This is me au natural!" It would be a great moisturizer under makeup, or for a beach day, but that's about it. Olay Fresh Effects BB Cream is a let down and leaves much to be desired. Maybe if Olay decides to create a CC Cream they will do a better job!
August 25, 2013