Marcelle B.B. Cream: a love story

Monday, May 7, 2012

So, this happened. And it was exciting!

In the interest of Rae not spontaneously exploding out of sheer awkwardness, I’m going to leave you with a few pictures (but not a lot more words). Instead: just a quick merci!! to the lovely ladies and gents at Marcelle (Isabel, I’m looking at you) for this fantastic opportunity – I am always happy to work with a great Canadian brand like Marcelle, but the BB Cream in particular has been getting some serious l o v e in the Chen household as of late.

So, thank you for the opportunity to show my support for a great product! :)

I’ve never been a fan of the “celebrity endorsement” type of advertising, but I feel it’s quite different when it’s bloggers and companies they routinely work with, rather than a stranger with a contract. It’s just– it’s a very different level of trust, you know? I’ll trust a (good) blogger’s word for something because I know that they really have tried and loved the product, vs. the word of a stranger that just happens to be famous.

Anyhow. It happened! There was lots of flailing involved! And you should try the BB Cream, because I can’t use it (‘cones) but I really like it. :D

(My mum, who has never in her life owned a foundation, makes me prep her skin for a night out with the BB. Wears really well, works great with her combination oily-dry skin, and fills in large pores like a dream! So, yeah, I’d say it’s a hit.)

More Marcelle B.B. Cream coverage…

Elle Canada, May 2012. Not sure what other Canadian magazines it’ll be in, so tweet me a photo @theNotice if you see the ad! ;)

The advert in this May’s Elle Canada

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17 Responses to “Marcelle B.B. Cream: a love story”

  1. dani@callitbeauty, on May 7th, 2012 at 11:54 pm said:

    So happy for you, Rae-Rae! <3
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  2. Congrats Rae!! :D I remember reading all the raves for this and its got me wanting to try it. Wish it was available outside of Canada (and especially in Asia where everyone's BB cream mad )
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  3. mostlysunnybunny, on May 8th, 2012 at 3:14 am said:

    Yay I see your cutey face there!!! I hope Marcelle comes to Europe soon!!!
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  4. Wow that's so awesome, Rae! Congratulations! You deserve it :)
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  5. Exciting! I've heard so many good things about the Marcelle BB Cream. I REALLY hope they're listening to their fans and are in the works for making a BB Cream with SPF! It's the only think keeping me from buying it so far. That and the fact that I already have 1098347 foundations to us up ;)
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  6. Congrats!!
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  7. eight, on May 8th, 2012 at 8:41 am said:

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  8. Congrats Rae!
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  9. Congratulations! So fantastic for you! And you've really got me wanting BB Cream :)
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  10. Congratulations! That is so exciting!

  11. AdorableOnYourVanity, on May 8th, 2012 at 2:45 pm said:

    Congrats Rae!!!
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  12. When we meet, I will take my copy of Elle and have you personally sign my copy. Then I'm going to vacuum seal the magazine and save it for life. FOR. LIFE! Soo happy for you, Rae! Hip hip hoo-RAE!!!
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  13. I saw this in FASHION mag one day and did a private *flail* of my own in your honour. :)
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  14. toyarosie, on May 10th, 2012 at 1:01 pm said:

    I saw this and was so excited for you Rae!! I felt very proud to even know who you were :P Super-congrats, you do great work/reviews and this is an awesome achievement!!
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  15. Happy flails!!!!
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  16. Sue Whelan, on June 17th, 2012 at 11:20 am said:

    Nice to hear so many good things about the Marcelle BB cream but I'm really, really disappointed it doesn't include a good SPF. That's one facet of most Asian BB creams that I love the most. Especially for oily/combo skin, having to layer on another product is just a pain.

    Congrats on being featured in the Elle ad. Canada seems to be rich in beauty bloggers, which is great to see.

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