7 Best Tinted Moisturizers Tested and Reviewed

7 Tinted Moisturizers


Discover these 7 best tinted moisturizers that will completely give you a fresh, laminated perfect look without making your face too cakey.

Being a girl I always love a dramatic makeup look and on the same note we also love the natural beauty that comes with little or zero makeup look. Tinted moisturizer is the way to go if you desire a more even-toned complexion and skin that looks natural.

A high-quality tinted moisturizer will be non-greasy, velvety smooth, and sheer enough to highlight your skin’s inherent features. A tiny amount of this tinted moisturizer which has a velvety, lightweight texture will go a long way towards achieving a healthy glow. The presence of SPF allowed us to step out on sunny days and summers without any fear of sun rays. Because the SPF will help us to protect our skin from ultraviolet rays of sun. Even after repeated uses, our skin remained fresh and hydrated without feeling tight. 

Top 7 Tinted Moisturizers

There is an abundance of tinted moisturizers available in this era of hybrid beauty products and multipurpose makeup. We tested the top 7 tinted moisturizers that will help you to choose the best one. We looked at the ingredients, shade range, and other features (like SPF) of each ingredient. We settled on these choices after giving careful thought to all of the possibilities and getting professional advice.

Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer

In our review 7 tinted moisturizers had a velvety finish all due to this tinted moisturizer. We really liked that it moisturizes without weighing the skin down and that it keeps wrinkles and fine lines. The moisturizer is so sheer and subtle that it blends in seamlessly with the skin, giving the impression that no makeup is even on your face. But, I wish there was more range in the shades to suit people with different skin tones.

The quality, coverage, and SPF make this makeup valuable despite its higher price tag (on level with foundation). This tinted moisturizer is a strong contender for best overall, but its price makes it runner-up.

NARS Radiant Tinted Moisturizer

Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer

Caliray Freedreaming Clean Blurring Skin Tint 

You should keep this Caliray skin tint in mind if you have issues with texture, big pores, or imperfections that you would like to cover or vanish. You can cover your entire face evenly with this liquid mixture because it blends so well. In our testing, it quickly absorbed into the skin and dried without leaving a sticky residue. None of us could detect any lingering residue on our faces.

Although the colour range is somewhat limited, there are sufficient hues to allow for blending in the event that you desire an exact match. The combination of jojoba oil and prickly pear extract makes this product moisturizing without leaving behind any shine. While testing 7 tinted moisturizers, we found that this tinted moisturizer effectively concealed a lot of our skin’s redness and under-eye circles.

Caliray Freedreaming Clean Blurring Skin Tint

Caliray Freedreaming Clean Blurring Skin Tint

Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturizer For Face 

During testing 7 tinted moisturizers, Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue performed admirably across the board. In fact, its little goes a long way, and it has a light, silky texture, we adored it. Because it is both buildable and easy to mix, you can increase the coverage all over or hide imperfections with a little more. The finish is both skin-like and slightly tinted. Your skin will feel soft and fresh after using it, and it won’t feel tight like full-coverage foundation.

Plus, unlike many formulas, this tinted moisturizer truly hydrates. I know, it sounds obvious, but a lot of skincare products are more focused on makeup. 

The SPF 30 sun protection is like the cherry on top. It’s obvious that you’ll be happy to have this on hand, despite the higher price, because the tube should last you a while. It glows all day without separating or making you look overly shiny, so it’s perfect for anyone who likes a dewy look.

Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturizer For Face 

Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Moisturizer For Face 

Water Infusion by L’Oréal Skin Paradise Tinted Moisturizer

Among affordable options, L’Oréal is a good bet. Skin Paradise Tinted Moisturizer by the company absorbs quickly into the skin and is deliciously lightweight. The skin imitating pigments gave our skin a slightly dewy tone while blurring our flaws and not hiding freckles.

Unfortunately, it isn’t extremely hydrating because of its thin and lightweight texture. You should still apply your usual moisturizer after using this, even though it can serve as a substitute for foundation. Beyond that, we only desire a slightly higher SPF. If you have oily skin but still want a semi radiant, not matte, finish, we think this is a great option for you. Beyond all tested 7 tinted moisturizers this one is ideal for hot, muggy summer days, it won’t be too heavy on the skin.

L'Oréal Skin Paradise Tinted Moisturizer

L’Oréal Skin Paradise Tinted Moisturizer

Huda Dewy Multi-Tint Foundation 

The GloWish MultiDew is perfect for you if you like a shiny sheen. In order to provide intense hydration without leaving your skin feeling heavy or clogged with sebum, this tinted moisturizer uses squalene and plant oils. In all reviewed 7 tinted moisturizers this moisturizer is the best one for a perfect tinted look.

A dewy complexion that looks healthy and natural is the end result. On the other hand, we noticed that this hue is more of a dark match and doesn’t look great on lighter skin tones.

This tinted moisturizer is ideal for those times when you need coverage but don’t want to risk getting your makeup wiped off because it is waterproof, sweat-proof, and transfer-proof. You can wear this to an outdoor concert or even just step outside your flat in the heat, it won’t budge no matter what.

Huda Dewy Multi-Tint Foundation by GloWish

Huda Dewy Multi-Tint Foundation by GloWish

Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer

Sun protection factor (SPF) is offered by Smashbox Halo. So you may get immediate protection without a white cast, the hybrid formula combines both chemical and physical (mineral) blockers. It has the same texture as other 7 tinted moisturizers but we appreciate that it doesn’t leave a greasy or heavy residue, even though it won’t hydrate deeply. Plus, you can build up the coverage of the uneven tones. Even after applying numerous layers, you won’t notice that you’re sporting a heavy face of makeup.

Those with deeper skin tones would adore this choice, but we think it would look great on everyone. When looking for a tinted moisturizer, it can be challenging to select a shade that works with your skin tone because of the wide range of tones available. But all of these features make it one of the best choices to select from top 7 tinted moisturizers.

Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer

Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow Tinted Moisturizer

EltaMD UV Daily Tinted Sunscreen 

The Lab also gave EltaMD UV Daily Tinted Sunscreen a good review. Even though it has a combination of plant oils, it was the least hydrating choice we tested. Having said that, if your skin is particularly dry, you may wish to layer it atop a moisturizer. Still, you won’t feel greasy after using the recipe, and it absorbs fast. With this product, you can achieve a natural-looking, satiny finish with even coverage, it’s easy to mix and build.

Lightweight and airy, this is a great choice if you like a makeup-free look most of the time. With only a touch of coverage, your skin appears instantly more radiant and revitalized, and the finish is practically invisible.

This is an excellent foundational product to use in conjunction with other typical 7 tinted moisturizers to provide additional moisture for really dry skin. A tinted moisturizer with moisturizing elements is preferable to foundation because the latter can occasionally cause skin to become dry.

EltaMD UV Daily Tinted Sunscreen

EltaMD UV Daily Tinted Sunscreen

Distinguish Features of These Tested 7 Tinted Moisturizers

Coverage Level 

Remember that tinted moisturizers won’t hide flaws as well as foundation and won’t give you full coverage. Especially if you have noticeable faults. Different products have different levels of coverage, but in general, you can find sheer ones. We have tested the best 7 tinted moisturizers. However, when you’re buying, keep your individual needs in mind. For example, medium coverage would work better for someone whose skin tone is uneven, while sheer might be more suited to someone whose skin tone is already fair. 

Sunscreen with SPF protection 

Everyone here knows how important it is to put sunscreen on (and reapply) daily. To save time in the morning, try to choose products with an SPF. You should still apply your everyday sunscreen underneath any sunscreen with a lower SPF. All of our tested 7 tinted moisturizers have this SPF feature in them that make them truly best for your skin.


All of these 7 tinted moisturizers are great since they hydrate your skin deeply, but the formula’s texture can differ from one product to another, just like with coverage. If you tend to be oilier, try to find one that has a matte or semi-matte finish.

Related Stories