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New multitasking creams
by Gladys Chung

Albion Smartskin SPF 35 PA+++

$83, from Albion counters

Lightweight enough to be used as a make-up base or on its own for light coverage, this formula offers skin moisture and sun protection, and gives you a glow.

Lancome UV Expert XL-Shield BB Complete SPF 50 PA+++

$75, available from Lancome counters from April 1

This new beauty balm promises to better protect skin from both UVA (ageing) and UVB (burning) rays, as well as UV rays from indoor lighting. The concoction also covers skin in a barely there velvety texture.

Benefit Bigger Than BB Big Easy Multi-Balancing Complexion Perfector

$60, available at Benefit counters and Sephora stores from April 1

Claiming to be better than the regular BB creams, this liquid-to-powder formula controls sebum production and gives skin a semi- matte finish. It has SPF 35 too.

Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Forever Light Creator CC Creme

$79, from YSL Beaute counters

This formula claims to brighten skin from the inside while correcting its tone instantly.

This article was published on March 28 in Urban, The Straits Times.

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