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BB, CC, DD, what? In the last few years, makeup products have started to sound more like the alphabet and less like, well, descriptions of what they are. Unless you're a makeup-obsessed product junkie, it can be totally overwhelming to sift through the alliteration archives when all you really want is to know is if that tube of tinted cream will help you hide that honking zit on your chin.
From BB to flash balm, we went ahead and broke the foundation-alternative options down for you. Trust us when we say that there's at least one that's perfect for you. It's simply a matter of knowing what they stand for and what it all actually means. Once you get the hang of it, it really is as simple as the ABCs — we promise.