If you haven’t realized that tinted moisturizer is one of the best beauty inventions ever, than it’s high time you start to appreciate coverage and supple skin in one easy step. As a former non-believer (I’m a sucker for step-by-step application when it comes to my skin care), I understand the idea a lot of women have about tinted moisturizers-they think they have to sacrifice good coverage or quality skin hydration in order to get both in one product. This is not the case. You just have to pick the right tinted moisturizer. To aid in your quest, here are three products to try that think outside the bottle.
Best For: Heavier coverage
Vincent Longo Original Light Canvas Tinted Moisturizer ($38)
Despite the fact that this is a tinted moisturizer formula, it offers a little more coverage than what’s typically expected, making it a good solution for those that crave more coverage from their makeup. Not heavy, this doesn’t leave skin looking cakey, oily or overly made up.
Best For: Customization
Lush Colour Supplements ($16)
Each of the five creamy shades offered can be easily mixed with your traditional moisturizer to make a completely customized shade to cater to your skin’s needs. To pick the right “mixing shade,” simply assess the inside of your wrist in bright light-if it shows more yellow, stick with the yellow bases; if there is more pink to your skin, opt for the pink shades.
Best For: Faking a Faux Glow
Soap & Glory Glow Job Daily Radiance Moisture Lotion ($25)
Different from self tanners that may amplify blackheads and breakouts, this safe-for-your-skin moisturizer temporarily leaves a golden glow-think for upward of one day or until you wash your face. The proprietary Bronzeburst beads pop as you massage the lotion into your skin for an optimal sun-kissed glow. sephora.com
For more game-changing skin care products and more information on tinted moisturizers, check out the Spring-Summer issue of NewBeauty magazine, on newsstands March 27th.
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