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Some of you may know that I'm on the hunt for the perfect BB Cream - those all-in-one wonders that claim to moisturize and perfect skin for a flawless look. BB stands for "beauty balm" or "blemish balm" and the trend originated in Korea a couple years ago. Now every beauty brand under the sun has jumped on the BB cream bandwagon - and some brands have already moved on to CC and DD creams. Phew! I'd better find one that works before ZZ cream comes out. But I digress...previously, I tested Aveeno's BB Cream and wasn't too impressed. Many of you shared your recommendations with me in the comments - and I am so grateful - but have yet to put most of those to the test (it's on my to-do list!) In the meantime, Rimmel London's BB Cream crossed my desk and I have to say, the results were surprising. Keep reading for my review...
Kate Bosworth's See by Chloe low wedge ankle strap sandals pair well with everything from shorts to summery dresses. I don't know the exact price of this style (no longer available) but similar styles retail for around $260.
Get the look for less with the Nine West "Violin" sandal, which comes in a variety of colors for about $89 at various retailers. Click any image below to shop.
If you can't spring for the real deal, Chinese Laundry makes a similar flat for $59.95 called the "Easy Does It" available in four colors at Nordstrom.com. Budget Babe Tip: Nordstrom is currently having their half-yearly sale, don't miss it!