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10 Best Tinted Moisturizers

Some women refuse to leave the house without putting on makeup first. If you usually wear foundation because you want coverage that hides any imperfections on your face, you might consider wearing tinted moisturizer instead. Moisturizer is an important part of your skincare routine because it hydrates your skin and helps it look both young and healthy. Tinted products provide some color that blends with your natural skin tone. Though tinted moisturizer provides less coverage than full foundation products do, it’s much lighter and perfect for wearing on a warm day. You can find a good product for you with one of the ten best tinted moisturizers.

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1. The Balm SPF 18 Balmshelter Tinted Moisturizer

BalmShelter Silky-Smoth Tinted Moisturizer, Light, Polished Complexion, Weightless, SPF 18, 2.15 Fl Oz best tinted moisturizer

Available in several colors to match most skin tones, the Balmshelter is a tinted moisturizer that provides some protection from the sun. One application in the morning will hydrate your skin and keep it safe from the sunlight you encounter during the day. You can use the moisturizer both in the morning and when you head out at night, and some even use it before bedtime. You can apply the moisturizer with your fingers or with makeup tools such as sponges and applicators.

2. Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer

Neutrogena Healthy Skin Enhancer, Broad Spectrum Spf 20, Light To Neutral 30, 1 Oz. best tinted moisturizer

This tinted moisturizer with SPF protection comes from Neutrogena, one of the top names in the beauty industry. It comes in a small jar with a pump on the top that helps you get the perfect amount of moisturizer out each time you need it. Neutrogena claims that this product handles the three essential things that you need every day: protection from the sun, retinol for healthier skin and a sheer tint that hides minor skin blemishes. That tint can even out a blotchy skin tone too.

3. COVERGIRL CG Smoothers BB Cream

COVERGIRL Smoothers Lightweight BB Cream, 1 Tube (1.35 oz), Light to Medium 810 Skin Tones, Hydrating BB Cream with SPF 21 Sun Protection (packaging may vary) best tinted moisturizer

Though you might expect to spend a lot on a BB cream, COVERGIRL offers this cream at a fraction of that price. One application of the cream in the morning provides sun protection for hours with an SPF of 21, but it also moisturizes your skin and gives it a dewy glow. The cream comes in three different shades that are compatible with both light and dark skin tones. It’s easy to apply and dries to a light texture to help your skin look both covered and healthy.

4. bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream

bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream SPF 30, Buttercream 03, 1.18 Ounce best tinted moisturizer

Complexion Rescue is a unique product from bareMinerals that can hydrate your skin to make it look better while also providing the coverage that you need. It uses a gel formula rather than a liquid formula, which means that you can use less each day and make the tube last longer. Suitable for wearing on a hot day as-is, it also works with other makeup products such as foundation and cover-ups. You can choose from different shades that match your skin tone too.

5. First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Tinted Moisturizer

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Tinted Moisturizer, Light best tinted moisturizer

Those searching for a tinted moisturizer for sensitive skin should consider the Ultra Repair product from First Aid Beauty. Designed for those who want to repair the damage done to their skin by environmental and other factors, it goes on smoothly and sinks into your skin to repair it from the inside. One application can last for up to 12 hours and keep hydrating your skin throughout the day. It uses natural ingredients such as aloe vera and has an SPF of 30 to protect sensitive skin from the sun.

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6. Juice Beauty SPF 30 Tinted Mineral Moisturizer

Juice Beauty SPF 30 Tinted Mineral Moisturizer 2 Fl Oz best tinted moisturizer

The Sand shade of this tinted moisturizer matches most medium skin tones and provides enough coverage to hide blemishes and other skin imperfections. This product works in four different ways and can reduce the amount of time it takes you to get ready every day. Not only does it provide coverage and hydrate your skin, but it also contains antioxidants that heal your skin. This moisturizer also has a sun protection factor of 30 for those who need more protection from the sun.

7. Tarte Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer

Tarte Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 - Medium Tan best tinted moisturizer

Some might find that this is the best tinted moisturizer for dark skin because it comes in shades that match those skin tones. As a broad spectrum moisturizer, it provides more protection from the sun and has an SPF of 20 that lets you relax on the beach without worrying about damaging your skin. As it does not use mineral oil or any other heavy ingredients, the formula is lightweight and dries quickly. It provides coverage without making your skin feel heavy or dry.

8. purlisse BB Tinted Moisturizer Cream

purlisse BB Tinted Moisturizer Cream SPF 30 - BB Cream for All Skin Types - Smooths Skin Texture, Evens Skin Tone - Medium, 1.4 Ounce best tinted moisturizer

To get the coverage and the correction that you need, you might try this BB moisturizer, which also acts as a CC cream. Color correcting creams help restore the natural look of your skin and make every area of your face match. The natural berries used in the formula both hydrate the skin and help repair any signs of damage. This simple product works as a concealer to hide blemishes, a sunscreen to prevent sun damage and a moisturizer to keep your skin looking healthy and hydrated.

9. Physicians Formula Organic Wear Tinted Moisturizer

Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Work It Marathonista SPF 40 Tinted Moisturizer, Light/Medium, 1.2 Fluid Ounce best tinted moisturizer

If you want a lightweight product that won’t weigh down your face and a moisturizer that also uses organic ingredients, try this Physicians Formula tinted moisturizer. This one bottle can match users with both light and medium skin tones and has an SPF of 40 to protect your skin as you play outside. The product is hypoallergenic and safe for those with sensitive skin, but it is also gluten-free for those who have a gluten intolerance. Many users swear by the natural ingredients in the moisturizer’s formula too.

10. Sonia Kashuk Radiant + Tinted Moisturizer

Sonia Kashuk Radiant +Tinted Moisturizer With SPF 15 (Color : tan 26) best tinted moisturizer

Sonia Kashuk gained fame as a celebrity makeup artist before creating a line of products for her fans such as this tinted moisturizer. It can completely replace the foundation that you usually wear because it offers the coverage that you need for minor breakouts and blemishes. A combination of vitamins used in the formula actually increases your body’s natural production of collagen to make your skin look more youthful and healthy. It comes in a Sand shade that is suitable for medium skin tones.

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BCR Staff

May 2019