Don’t get us wrong — we love full-coverage foundation, but on most days (like say, in freezing temps or 100 degree sweaty weather) a lightweight option is enough. If you’re new to the BB cream life, you should first know it’s a great, lightweight alternative to foundation to help you master the no-makeup makeup look. Its formula is a combination of moisturizer and foundation, which means it will work to even out your complexion, hydrate and protect your skin — oftentimes with much-needed SPF.


So for those days when tinted lip balm and a coat of mascara are plenty, we bring you our most coveted (and inexpensive) BB creams to complete the look. Click through to see all six drugstore picks, ahead.


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