Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm Review and Swatches

Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm Review and Swatches
Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm

I am so, so disappointed with this product. Even though Dr. Jart is considered one of the best brands for BB creams, Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm ($36) left me feeling anything but beautiful.

Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm is creamy to the touch but applies very heavily and is difficult to blend. I felt like I was spreading putty on my face! The lack of blendability means that quite a bit of product is needed to cover your entire face, and I ultimately felt like I was wearing a mask. The mask-like feeling intensifies as Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm sets to an uncomfortable, overly matte finish.

Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm Review and Swatches
Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm Swatch

This product is only available in one shade that supposedly works for all skin tones. Wrong! Nothing could be further from the truth. Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm has a pale, grey-tinged shade that DOES NOT adapt to your skin tone. I hate how ashy and unattractive this BB cream makes my complexion look. I think that Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm will only work for people who happen to have this particular shade of very pale skin.

Despite its heavy texture, Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm does not provide amazing coverage. It covers some blemishes but seems to accentuate pores and uneven surfaces of the skin. If I'm going to look like a ghost, I'd rather look like a smooth, glowing ghost, please.

Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm Review and Swatches
Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm

For fairness' sake, I will admit that Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm has a few good points. First, it provides SPF 30 in the form of gentle minerals titanium dioxide and zinc oxide and includes skin-healthy Vitamins A, B, C and E. Additionally, Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm effectively keeps oily skin at bay and has good lasting power.

However, good lasting power is more of a curse than a blessing when you hate how a product looks and feels! I can't wait to get Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm OFF my face whenever I wear it. If that's not enough of a testament of my intense dislike for this product, I don't know what is.

Bottom Line: Dr. Jart V7 Beaty Balm is one of the worst skincare/makeup products I've tried on my face. I haven't tested Dr. Jart's other products, so perhaps the other BB creams from this line are better. All I can say is that you can skip V7 for sure!


  1. Thanks for this review! I'm interested in trying out a BB cream from Dr Jart - now I know not to try this one! haha

    1. I'm glad you enjoyed the review! Yeah, I bet some of the other Dr. Jart BB Creams are better, but you can go ahead and cross this one off the list!