The Best Tinted Moisturizers With SPF
On busy mornings, it’s not always possible to complete every single step of a lengthy beauty routine. That’s where multitasking products come in. Since you should be using a moisturizer and a sunscreen every day, why not combine the two? What if you took it a step further and added a hint of color for a fresh-faced look? If it sounds like we just described the perfect product to simplify your morning beauty routine, then let us introduce you these tinted moisturizers with SPF. Tinted moisturizers are great for getting a glowy complexion that looks like your skin but brighter and more even. Whether you go for a laidback and natural beauty look or you’d rather use tinted moisturizer as a base for heavier makeup, these tinted moisturizers with SPF are the way to go. These are the best moisturizers with SPF that combine sun protection, subtle tint and coverage, and even anti-aging and protective benefits. Tinted moisturizers with SPF are the ultimate multitaskers that will streamline your summer beauty routine.
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer
Buy It: $45; lauramercier.com
If you’re shopping for tinted moisturizer, Laura Mercier’s are the original and the best. The award winning formula is full of protective skincare favorites like antioxidant vitamins C and E and of course, SPF 20. You’ll be obsessed with this lightweight moisturizer that also has an oil-free version.
Tarte Amazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20
Buy It: $36; tartecosmetics.com
Soothing chamomile, antioxidants, and vitamins A, C, and E make this oil-free, vegan formula incredible for your skin. Including sunscreen in the mix further seals this creamy moisturizer’s status as a keeper.
e.l.f. Cosmetics Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20
Buy It: $3; elfcosmetics.com
If you’re looking for light coverage, we found your bargain buy. This formula has soothing aloe and cucumber, which are great for summer days. Be sure to apply over a primer for the best results.
Bobbi Brown Extra SPF 25 Tinted Moisturizing Balm
Buy It: $60; bobbibrowncosmetics.com
Our beauty editor confirmed it—this balm is the ultimate moisturizing multitasker. Thicker and more hydrating than some more sheer formulas, this miracle in a jar can stand in as a primer, moisturizer, foundation, and concealer. Although it’s great for hot summer days when you want to go light on makeup, it will keep you moisturized during the dry winter months, too.
NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30
Buy It: $45; narscosmetics.com
This oil-free moisturizer leaves you with a translucent glow that’s perfect for a no-makeup makeup look. It’s sheer but buildable if you want more coverage, and it won’t leave you feeling greasy.
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Glow Sheers Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer with Sunscreen SPF 30
Buy It: $13.99; walgreens.com
This sheer, oil-free formula won’t leave your skin feeling greasy, and the SPF 30 offers adequate sun protection. The one drawback is that it’s not offered in a wide range of shades, but if one of the shades does work for you, it’s a drugstore staple.
Estée Lauder DayWear Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant Sheer Tint Release Moisturizer SPF 15
Buy It: $54; esteelauder.com
This one-color-fits-all tinted moisturizer adds a glowy veil to any skin tone. The antioxidant-rich formula goes on sheer and the ideal tint appears as you blend.
No7 Airbrush Away Tinted Skin Perfector
Buy It: $14.99; target.com
This sheer formula will make your skin look like you have a smoothing Instagram filter on it all the time. Use it as a primer to set the rest of your makeup or wear it alone for a poreless finish.
BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream
Buy It: $30; bareminerals.com
If you’re into accolades, this award winning tinted moisturizer belongs on your vanity. This gel-cream formula is all about hydration, so it’s great for dry skin. Plus, it has mineral-based, non-chemical SPF 30 for sun protection.
Josie Maran Argan Daily Moisturizer SPF 47 Protect and Perfect
Buy It: $36; sephora.com
Argan oil-infused and chemical-free, this moisturizer will work on even the most sensitive skin. It’s extremely lightweight, which makes it ideal to wear alone on laidback days or under other makeup without feeling thick. The universal shade gives that natural summer glow we all want, and the SPF 47 will keep you protected.
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30
Buy It: $28; sephora.com
This gentle skincare favorite brand recently blessed us with this tinted moisturizer, which combines nourishing vitamin E, hydrating hyaluronic acid, and soothing oatmeal. It offers buildable coverage depending on your preference, but you’ll be glowing with even a hint of it.
Aveeno Active Naturals Positively Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30
Buy It: $18.49; walgreens.com
Why shop high-end products when you can pick up one like this at the drug store? This oil-free, hypoallergenic moisturizer provides sheer coverage for days you don’t want to get “done up.”
Philosophy No Reason To Hide Instant Skin-Tone Perfecting Moisturizer SPF 20
Buy It: $45; philosophy.com
First of all, this tinted moisturizer is almost half off on Philosophy’s website right now, so it’s the best time to give it a try. Second, this formula provides sheer coverage that evens out skin tone, and it gives a dose of anti-aging ingredients.
Chanel Les Beiges Sheer Healthy Glow Moisturizing Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 30
Buy It: $40; chanel.com
We expect excellence from Chanel when it comes to style and beauty, and this tinted moisturizer lives up to our expectations. This sheer, super lightweight formula will give you a summery glow while still protecting with SPF 30.
Aveda Inner Light Mineral Tinted Moisture Broad Spectrum SPF 15
Buy It: $32; aveda.com
This oil-free moisturizer is extremely lightweight for a natural no makeup-makeup look. Although this formula is wonderful, remember that SPF 30 is recommended for adequate protection, so include a lightweight sunscreen in your routine, too.
Algenist Repairing Tint and Radiance Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30
Buy It: $42; sephora.com
This tinted moisturizer offers a bit more coverage than some of the more translucent formulas. Not only is the SPF 30 reliable for protection with in-part titanium dioxide sunscreen, but antioxidants like vitamin E and hydrating microalgae oil help protect the skin and provide anti-aging benefits.