L’oreal Paris Age Perfect Radiant Serum Foundation
This serum foundation keeps mature skin in mind and is fortified with SPF 50 and niacinamide to protect and even skin tone. Reviewers say the sheer coverage blends right into your skin, without caking or accentuating fine lines. Plus, it settles into the skin quickly so it’s easily buildable for more coverage wherever you need it.
No7 Lift & Luminate Triple Action Serum Foundation SPF 15
No7’s Lift & Luminate foundation targets mature skin with its creamy formula fortified with peptides to fight against wrinkles, plus vitamin C to brighten and reduce discoloration. It’s light enough to keep from creasing and caking, but still gives medium coverage.
Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint
We can credit Glossier as one of the originators of the no-makeup-makeup look, so you can trust that its lightweight skin tint is effective and dewy AF. The Perfecting Skin Tint gives light, blurring coverage and also provides some moisture, thanks to glycerin. A few drops will give you sheer coverage, but you can build up too.
Fenty Beauty Eaze Drop Blurring Skin Tint
Here’s a bestseller from Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty. Reviewers praise its longevity and hydrating powers for normal and dry skin types. “I put just a few drops on my face and it had the perfect amount of coverage,” wrote one reviewer. “It also made my face look smooth and still showed my freckles. It lasted 8+ hours on me.”
Flower Beauty Get Real Serum Foundation
This drugstore beauty buy from Drew Barrymore’s FLOWER Beauty is enriched with antioxidants and probiotics for an added skincare boost. Plus, its hydrating, lightweight formula is great for folks with dry skin. You’ll barely notice it’s there.
The Ordinary Serum Foundation
Beloved brand The Ordinary is known for quality ingredients at actually accessible price points. Its water-based serum foundation is richly pigmented and semi-matte, so it provides more coverage than other foundations of its kind and could be a good option for folks with oily, acne-prone skin.
Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturizer Hydrating Gel Cream SPF 30
If the more than 5,000 five-star reviews aren’t enough for you to immediately add this tube of goodness to your cart, maybe this will: it’s a 3-in-1 product packed with hyaluronic acid, squalane, and SPF. Not only does it act as your face moisturizer, but your foundation and sunscreen too. It gives enough coverage to blur dark spots, but still show off your skin’s natural look.
Perricone MD No Makeup Foundation Serum SPF 20
It’s in the name: Perricone MD’s No Makeup Serum Foundation acts more like a second skin than a cover-up. Its semi-matte coverage makes it a solid pick for anyone who wants to stick it to shine, and it’s enriched with peptides to fight against fine lines.
Shiseido Synchro Skin Self-Refreshing Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20
This skin tint from Shiseido offers lightweight moisture similar to a BB cream, for normal, combination, and oily skin types. Reviewers say it left their skin feeling cushiony and soft.
It Cosmetics CC+ Cream Illumination with SPF 50+
Reviewers love this full-coverage CC cream for a reason: It’s packed with peptides, collagen, hyaluronic acid, and niacinamide—all ingredients derms love for nourishing and hydrating skin. So not only will the coverage make your skin look radiant, but it’ll likely improve it in the long run too. Win, win.
ILIA Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 Foundation
This cult-favorite skin tint from Ilia boasts an impressive SPF 43 and comes packed with hydrating plant-based squalane and hyaluronic acid, as well as niacinamide, which derms love for brightening and smoothing skin. This dewy serum foundation provides light coverage and an overall blurring effect—and has an extensive shade range for darker skin tones.
Tarte Sea Hydroflex Serum Foundation
Tarte’s serum foundation combines hyaluronic acid with vegan collagen to plump skin, plus niacinamide to soothe and brighten. It gives medium semi-matte coverage, and buildable coverage. So if you’re not into the super dewy, borderline sweaty look, SEA Hydroflex might be right up your alley. What’s more, you only need 2–4 drops for optimal coverage.
Saie Slip Tint Dewy Tinted Moisturizer SPF 35
This lightweight SPF 35 tinted moisturizer intends to give sheer, dewy coverage and lock in moisture all day long—and it delivers on both fronts. Slip Tint features licorice to fight discoloration, plus pansy flower, which works in combination with hyaluronic acid to help your skin retain moisture.
Clinique Even Better Clinical Serum Foundation SPF 25
Clinique’s serum foundation includes salicylic acid to fight breakouts, so it’s ideal for folks with acne-prone or oily skin. Plus, the addition of vitamin C and hyaluronic acid gives this serum foundation a skin-care boost. It’s also oil-free, meaning it won’t clog your pores, and it offers medium to full coverage.
Lys Beauty Triple Fix Serum Foundation
Here’s an innovative foundation from LYS Beauty that is fortified with ashwagandha and turmeric to combat stress and brighten, plus hyaluronic acid to plump and hydrate. It’s fragrance-free and gives medium, dewy coverage.
Tower 28 SunnyDays SPF 30 Tinted Sunscreen Foundation
Tower 28, a sensitive skin-friendly brand that earned the National Eczema Association’s Seal of Acceptance, makes a delightful creamy tinted mineral sunscreen foundation. It offers 30 broad-spectrum SPF and is boosted by white sage extract to combat redness and irritation.
ILIA True Skin Serum Foundation
Another winner from Ilia, this foundation gives a bit more coverage than the original Super Serum Skin Tint. The True Skin foundation is formulated with soothing aloe and mastic, a plant resin that helps to mattify and refine pores. It’s also enriched with powerhouse oils like jojoba and marula to keep you quenched and flourishing.
Rare Beauty Positive Light Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20
Rare Beauty’s Positive Light is one of the best tinted moisturizers. It offers breathable coverage and has an impressive shade range. It’s water- and silicone-based, making it a good pick for folks with combination or oily skin. Though it’s important to note it only offers 20 SPF through mineral filters, derms recommend at least 30 SPF, so consider wearing additional sunscreen to boost your protection.
Yves Saint Laurent Nu Bare Look Tint Hydrating Skin Tint Foundation
With nearly 800 five-star reviews, YSL’s skin tint is fortified with hyaluronic acid and glycerin to hydrate and moisturize, plus mallow, which helps to brighten the skin for an allover glow. It has the texture and weight of a water cream, so it makes an excellent beginner-friendly skin tint option.
Kosas Tinted Face Oil Comfy Skin Tint
Ideal for dry skin, this face oil skin tint hybrid is packed with nourishing oils like avocado, meadowfoam, and jojoba to enhance your skin long after you take your makeup off. It feels like a second skin and provides a healthy glow with light coverage.
Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint Clean SPF 30 Foundation
The packaging of this skin tint from Milk Makeup is innovative and refillable; you press the base of the container like a pen until the product moves towards the glass rollerball, which glides across your skin. It’s formulated with skin-loving oils like jojoba, avocado, and mandarin, plus squalane and mineral SPF.
Typology TEINT Tinted Serum
Boosted with aloe vera, vitamin C, and squalane, this buzzy-tinted serum from Parisian brand Typology gives the coveted blurring effect. The coverage is just enough to hide slight discoloration and blemishes for an overall glow. Everyone will be asking you to drop the skin-care routine.