• Introducing the modern 'beauty miracle': Our pick of the best BB creams

    Combining skincare and make-up, BB creams are the beauty products du jour. The ‘beauty miracles’ boast a multitude of functions - protecting the skin from sun, while moisturising, nourishing and restoring, camouflaging imperfections and prevention of skin ageing. Originating from Asia, BB stands for Beauty Balm or Blemish Balm. It is a make-up bag staple for Korean girls because it promises natural-looking skin coverage.   New versions have been created for western complexions, and they have caused as much of a stir as their Asian counterparts. Protecting from the sun with its SPF 15 whilst simultaneously minimizing pores and fine lines,