No matter the makeup base I choose, I like my skin to show through. Always wanting that “your skin but better” look to add glow and hydration. This is why I love tinted moisturisers and reach for them regularly. They’ve really evolved in functionality reaping the benefits of different skincare ingredients alongside good coverage. Perfect for seasonal transitions and every day wear – practical, multi-tasking and easy to use. A choice for effortless weekend makeup providing hydration, tinted coverage and sometimes SPF all in one! Here is The Alex Edit of my best tinted moisturisers for the summer. (You can also browse my edit of best summer bronzers and cream blushers).
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A beautiful tinted moisturiser with medium coverage and SPF20 so I’d recommend topping up on sunscreen. What I like is the healthy dose of hydration it provides alongside decent coverage – it’s not as sheer as the majority of tinted moisturisers.
I always get a fresh glow with this. I love the sheer, gel-like texture – it’s so lightweight it feels like nothing on the skin. Great for oily skins/ skin that tends to breakout. You can use this as a complexion warmer as well because it’s so sheer and blends out really well.
One of the original tinted moisturisers on the market – a makeup artist favourite! Last year they reformulated it and I still love it. It delivers a beautiful, clean, flawless canvas. A great choice if you’re looking for more coverage but still want something lighter than a foundation as it evens out skin tone.
This is incredible. It’s almost like combining a colour correcting primer with a tint and a hydrating moisturiser with a hyaluronic acid serum. The most hybrid, multi-functional formula of all delivering incredibly fresh, dewy and glowing skin. I love this for when my skin looks and feels tired and dull.
New from La Mer – I am obsessed with this! It delivers a refreshing, radiant glow to the skin with subtle coverage to even out and brighten your complexion. This is all about an effortless base that hydrates and plumps, awakening the skin with a fresh, healthy look.
This is the all-rounder for me. It deeply hydrates skin and delivers buildable coverage whilst blocking UV light, blue light and pollution. It lets your real skin show through but still covers redness and counteracts a dull complexion. The perfect multi-tasker that offers skin hydration and protection alongside decent coverage and a dewy skin finish for everyday wear. Honestly, this is more like skincare with added makeup benefits – it’s the one I reach for the most!