Covergirl Clean Matte BB Cream | Review + Demo

If you think about it, we experience a lot of “first times” in our lives.

Like, your first time getting a ticket.


Your first time eating cake.

I actually don’t like cake, but I figured like this lemur – most people do.
And last, but not least: your first time trying a BB Cream

I look so disheveled, but I was real tired here!
BB (Beauty Balm or Blemish Balm) Creams have been on the market for quite some time now and to me, I was just never really into them as I didn’t think they provided enough coverage and TBH, I also didn’t really believe the claims that it was better for your skin.

BB creams are supposed to essentially combines beauty products such as moisturizer, primer, foundation, and concealer in one to help you use less products, which in turn, is better for your skin.

What made me purchase the Covergirl Clean Matte BB Cream was that it was intended for oily skin, I thought to myself, “If you’re gonna try a BB cream for the first time, it might as well be one formulated for oily skin!” So I went and bought it.

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This BB cream is an oil-free formula that provides the perfect amount of
coverage to even skin tone, hide blemishes, won’t clog pores and keeps you shine-free all day long. -Covergirl


I like the formula of this BB cream, I was expecting some kind of watery lotion but was very pleased at how it felt like foundation.

Clean faced
Now I gotta tell you guys that I did use a primer with this. If I didn’t I knew I would’ve looked a sweaty, shiny, oily, hot mess! I always use primer with any face makeup!

This BB cream comes in 6 shades, and I picked up the shade 540 Medium. It was a little pink-toned on me, but I made it work.

I was super impressed with how natural and smooth the BB cream felt on my skin. It’s definitely a light-to-medium (definitely buildable) coverage and I had to stop myself from putting more on cause I’m just not used to the weightless feel. The BB cream didn’t settle into my pores and I liked the matte finish.

Around 7 am
Here is what it looks like in outdoor lighting!


I did an oil check around lunchtime and was surprised to see that no oil has accumulated on my face. Granted, it’s not like I’m walking around a lot and I am also in a temperature controlled environment, but I love the finish of the BB cream!

Around 12 pm
I did another check at around 3ish and still no oil and no shine!


Finally at the end of my day at around 5:40 pm, you could see some oil and shine starting to peek through. Nothing too serious, I just look a little glowy.


And then when I got home at around 6:15, I could no longer really play off the shine as a natural glow –  I was looking a little oily, but nothing some powder couldn’t fix.


Front camera
For my first time using a BB cream, I would say it went successfully. It lasted through an 8 hour workday! The finish of the mattifying effect is so nice and doesn’t look cakey, looks just like a better version of my skin. it is very lightweight, easy to blend, buildable coverage, and it’s inexpensive! I am going to purchase a lighter shade and combine the two to get my perfect match. I highly recommend this for those with oily skin like mine!

Have you guys tried this out before? Let me know in the comments!

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27 thoughts on “Covergirl Clean Matte BB Cream | Review + Demo

      1. makeupbeautyash

        HAHA I know it sounds more glamorous in the movies right?! AHHH I am itching to go there so badly. I keep telling my husband, lets just go! And he replies “You hate the traffic here, you think its better there?!” 😦

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      2. Lash-Eyed Beauty

        Seriously though hahah I thought I’d be chatting around the water cooler with all my cool office buddies but there is no water cooler and everyone keeps to themselves! And depending on where you go yeah traffic is bad, I’m from Orange County so it’s not really bad down here just in LA! You should just come on your own and we can have a girls weekend!!

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      3. makeupbeautyash

        I lucked out and met some amazing people at my part time job I am at now. But yes, typically, office jobs SUCK! HAHA
        I know, I talked about going to Vegas to visit a friend and then thought about going to LA for a couple days. Just need to find the time!
        Im taking my husband on a cruise in Sept. as his 30th bday gift, and then the holidays are right after..UGH!

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