On the days we don’t want (or need) the full coverage of foundation, we reach for our trusty and dependable best beauty friend, tinted moisturizer. This multitasking wonder does it all: It provides moisture to your face; delivers a light to medium dose of color that also covers up those pesky under-eye circles; combats redness and imperfections; and, most importantly, gives you the smooth, even complexion you’re looking for. But with every brand offering its own wonder product, it’s hard to decide which is the best.
Enter our friends at Rank & Style, who use a unique algorithm to help generate epic lists featuring the best of the best for fashion and beauty products alike. They let us in on the most popular tinted moisturizers on the Internet, and we have to say there were some unexpected ones that made the list. Scroll through to see the five most loved tinted moisturizers on the Internet!
#5 Chantecaille Just Skin Tinted Moisturizer ($69)
Perfecting no-makeup makeup is no easy feat, but it’s definitely achievable with a little guidance—namely, always choose liquid over powder. This lightweight, botanical-based tinted moisturizer from Chantecaille will help you achieve the sheer, natural coverage you’re looking for.
#4 Jouer Matte Moisture Tint SPF 15 ($40)
Matte makeup is definitely not a fleeting trend, so for those of us who love a matte look, this much-loved cult product from Jouer is for you! Giving the skin a more polished finish, this lightweight tinted moisturizer pulls off the ultimate matte beauty goal: hiding shine while keeping your look radiant, not dull.
Creating glowy yet natural complexions for women and celebrities alike, this tinted moisturizer has always had a loyal cult following, thanks to its sheer color and buildable coverage. One version is available as an oil-free formulation, for those of us with sensitive skin, and both options are made with SPF 20 to ensure a safe, covered complexion.
#2 Giorgio Armani Face Fabric Foundation ($51)
If you’re a pro at blending and highlighting, this lightweight foundation is for you. While not technically a tinted moisturizer, this luxe foundation creates a barely there veil of color that’s much lighter than its counterparts. Face Fabric allows you to build coverage, blend, and highlight as you please, giving you a perfect base that hides any splotchy redness or imperfections.
#1 BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream ($29)
This versatile gel cream takes the number one spot, thanks to its skincare benefits, killer ingredient combo, and the naturally radiant coverage it provides. A mineral-based cream, this multitasking winner combines the best of a BB, a CC, and a tinted moisturizer in one product. The end result? Dewy, sheer-to-medium coverage (available in 10 shades!) that gives your skin a radiant, soft, and smooth appearance. (It’s also Byrdie editor approved.)
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