BB Glow: All You Need to Know About the Latest Korean Trend

Almost every woman struggles with skin disorders such as uneven tones, enlarged pours, under-eye bags, dryness, or wrinkles. However, imagine getting up every day having to make a minimum effort to tackle these. And this is what the new BB Glow treatment has been developed for.

In the following article, we are going to introduce you the BB Glow treatment, highlight its benefits and effects on the skin, talk about the sustainability, safety, lasting and different BB Glow brands available on the market different. Furthermore, we will give you an idea about the procedure itself as well as the required aftercare that is recommended in order to achieve the best results possible.

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What Is BB Glow Then?

BB Glow is the latest cosmetic trend originating from South Korea and Singapore where a flawless skin is a number one beauty must. Put it simply, it is a semi-permanent skin foundation which substitutes the need of using foundation creams on an everyday basis. The BB serum, containing anti-aging ingredients, antioxidants, and vitamins, is safely applied into the uppermost layer of the skin by a special Derma Pen using a nano needling technology, making the skin looks naturally better immediately and for a long time.

What Are the Effects?

The effects of BB Glow on your skin:

  • Evens out blemishes, discoloration, and hyperpigmentation
  • Reduces under-eye bag, fine lines, wrinkles, or freckles
  • Increases the youthful and healthier appearance
  • Decreases enlarged or clogged pours and blackheads
  • Adds vitamins, anti-aging ingredients, and antioxidants
  • Stimulates natural collagen production and pigment glow
  • Creates delicate foundation effect
  • Covers up facial skin flaws
  • Smooths and moisturises
  • Immediate and long-lasting
  • Does not clog pores like any foundation products

Who Is It Suitable For?

The BB Glow treatment is suitable for any type of skin such as normal, sun-damaged, dry, oily, or pigmented skin. It is also suitable for both men and women irrespective their age or origin. The BB Glow derma white ampoules come in five different shades to accommodate any type of skin tones.

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How About the Safety?

BB Glow treatment is 100% safe even in a long-term applications if high-quality materials and sterile tools are used and the treatment is delivered by a trained professional. The micro needling technology prevents needles to go deep into the skin, therefore, no damage to the skin can be made. In general, the procedure is comfortable, however, some tingling and tightness in the skin can be felt. Furthermore, the BB serums are free of alcohol, allergens, benzophenone, fragrances, formaldehyde, parabens, mineral oils, or synthetic colouring.

Possible side effects are very rare and minor, however, these may include pain, redness, or infection.

What Is the Application Procedure?

Each application takes about 1,5 to 2 hours depending on a skin type of a client. A consultation is necessary before the procedure due to the selection of the closes shade of BB glow. Usually, two to three BB glow are mixed together to customise a colour for each client.

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The BB Glow cream is nano-needled into the top layer of the skin with a specially developed Derma Pen. The speed and depth of needles can be adjusted according to the area of the skin that is being treated. For example, as illustrated in the picture below, an under-eye area requires much lover depth of 0,25 mm in comparison to the jaw line which needs a depth of up to 1,5 mm.

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In the following article, we will introduce you the procedure step by step more in details.

How Long Does It Last?

The effects of the treatment are individual and may vary from person to person depending on the skin condition and a post treatment after care. Immediate results may be seen straight after the first procedure. However, the BB serum has a cumulative effect which means that it builds up under the skin with every single treatment. Therefore, a number of 2 to 5 treatments at 10 to 14 days intervals are recommended to achieve the best long-lasting results possible.

Expected lasting effect

1 to 2 applications = lasting up to 2 to 3 months

3 to 5 applications = lasting up to 9 months

What Aftercare Is Required?

After you have had your BB Glow treatment it is recommended to follow a few steps in order to assure the most effective outcome and lasting of the treatment.

  • No excessive facial cleansing for a minimum of 24 hours
  • No skin touching for a minimum of 12 hours
  • 5 days with no make-up or skin peel
  • 7 days with no swimming
  • 14 days with no direct heat including sunbathing, sauna, or sun bed