It seems intuitive to dust off our lightweight, glowy makeup formulas when the temps start to rise, but the onset of skin tints—airy, barely there formulas spiked with skin-care benefits—make getting glowy, summer-ready skin easier than ever.
Tula Serum Skin Tinted Sunscreen Face Protection SPF 30 ($40)
Available in 30 shades, this SPF-boosted, noncomedogenic tint instantly evens skin tone and adds radiance in a smooth, non-sticky formula.
Westman Atelier Vital Skincare Complexion Drops ($68)
Formulated with skin-loving ingredients like sunflower, almond and Tsubaki oils, this nourishing tint protects the skin while adding a buildable, believable wash of color.
Summer Fridays Sheer Skin Tint ($42)
Redness-reducing tiger grass takes center stage in this versatile, second-skin tint that delivers your-skin-but-better coverage—exactly what we’d expect from the California-cool skin-care brand.
Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Positive Light Tinted Moisturizer ($29)
Packed with SPF 20, this creamy tint delivers a light wash of tone-evening coverage that can be layered without pilling or cakiness. (It’s also gone viral on TikTok for creating a “red-carpet glow” when paired with Charlotte Tilbury’s Flawless Filter.)
Saie Slip Tint Dewy Tinted Moisturizer ($35)
Offering sheer, buildable coverage, mineral SPF 35 protection and good-for-skin ingredients like hyaluronic acid and licorice root extract, this clean-girl favorite is sure to be a summer sellout.
Yves Saint Laurent NU BARE LOOK TINT Hydrating Skin Tint Foundation ($38)
For a dewy, skin-but-better finish, look no further than this hyaluronic acid–infused option. Available in a range of 20 shades, this inclusive formula offers a skin-perfecting option for most tones.
caliray Freedreaming Clean Blurring Skin Tint ($39)
Giving slightly more coverage than other skin tints, this California-born, blurring option also includes vitamins C and E, plus antioxidants, to keep skin protected all summer long.
Rose Inc Skin Enhance Luminous Tinted Serum ($49)
Picture-perfect “pigment spheres” are suspended in a hyaluronic acid–infused formula in this social media sensation. Not only does the cocktail freshly combine on the skin when blended, but each application delivers a supermodel-off-duty type of radiance.
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