5 Tinted Moisturizers That Are Blowing Up The Beauty Industry


There’s nothing better than having multi-purpose products in your beauty routine that allows you to skip a few steps. A tinted moisturizer does exactly that by providing your skin with coverage, moisture and best of all, SPF. Tinted moisturizers are the perfect daily product to provide sheer coverage for fresh-looking skin while also protecting your skin from harsh UVA/UVB rays. Better still, many fall into the BB cream category which can provide your skin with even more benefits like anti-aging and radiance.

bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream with SPF 30

This product was an Allure magazine Reader’s Choice Award winner and is the top-selling prestige brand tinted moisturizer in America. It’s formulated with clean mineral pigments, marine botanicals and plant-derived squalene (which balances oil in the skin) as well as mineral electrolytes and coconut alkanes (natural silicon that acts as an emollient), making this super hydrating. The non-chemical sunscreen protects the skin from harmful sun rays. It’s free of parabens, talc, animal-ingredients and is fragrance-free. It also comes in 20 shades, ensuring that there is a tint for everyone.

Revision Skincare Intellishade Matte Anti-Aging Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 45

This award-winning formula is formulated with five anti-aging products in one to correct, protect, conceal, brighten and hydrate skin. Clinical tests showed 97% improvement in smoothness, 94% brighter and even-toned skin and 91% improvement in fine lines and wrinkles. The product uses 20 plus anti-aging ingredients including three different peptides, vitamin c, and various natural extracts such as yeast and plankton. A broad-spectrum SPF45 offers protection from harmful UVA/UVB rays. It comes in a sheer tint that blends to the natural color of your skin.

Beauty Basics Mineral Sheer Tint

This hypoallergenic formula is designed to act as a foundation, sunscreen, and antioxidant lotion. The brand uses a “multi-mineral complex” that targets signs of aging. Potent mineral ingredients such as magnesium, potassium, sodium, zinc, lysine, and antioxidants including ginkgo biloba, ginseng, and vitamins A and E promote skin vitality. It’s water-resistant and lightweight with SPF 20 protection and available in eight shades.

Paula’s Choice Resist Super-Light Wrinkle Defence SPF 30 

The Paula’s Choice Resist Super-Light Wrinkle Defence tinted moisturizer is a great hydrating option that treats the skin while offering UVA & UVB production. Packed with antioxidants including the highly touted resveratrol, a plant-derived polyphenolic antioxidant that’s found in red grapes, red wine, nuts, and fruits such as blueberries and cranberries. The formulation protects the skin’s surface while brightening the complexion and has skin-calming effects that reduce redness. It’s a mattifying mineral-based formula that will leave skin hydrated by not greasy.

PUR 4-in-1 Tinted Moisturizer

The luxury brand Pur has a line of 4 in-1 products to simplify your morning skincare and makeup routine. The tinted moisturizer gives you hydration, a primer, a foundation and SPF 20 all in one tube. Formulated with moisturizers such as shea butter and correctives to hide imperfections, including the brand’s exclusive Ceretin Complex that promises to renew the skin without irritation. It is also vegan and gluten, paraben, and BPA free.


Kim Izzo