Out with the cakey foundations, in with the tinted moisturizers. The beauty community loves a good lightweight, skin-perfecting formula year-round in lieu of thicker, heavier textures - after all, who doesn’t want to achieve that naturally flawless skin that feels as good as it looks? A tinted moisturizer is great for locking moisture into the skin while delivering coverage and treating your skin concerns, and many of our favorite formulas get you that ‘my skin but better’ effect with just a layer. Below are the top-rated tinted moisturizers that shine in our books and deserve a permanent place in your makeup routine, hitting the sweet spot between nourishing skincare and confidence-boosting makeup. Keep scrolling for all the details.


No. 1

Purito SEOUL - Cica Clearing BB Cream

Purito SEOUL - Cica Clearing BB Cream

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Lightweight coverage meets good-for-your-skin ingredients in the Purito SEOUL Cica Clearing BB Cream. This tinted moisturizer has been a long-time fan-fave for many reasons, including its soothing formula of Centella Asiatica, Panthenol and Niacinamide, ability to retain moisture throughout wear, and natural skin-like finish that doesn’t cake or crease. It smooths over the skin to create a flawless base, perfect for your daily MOTD.


No. 2

THE FACE SHOP - Power Perfection BB Cream SPF37 PA++

THE FACE SHOP - Power Perfection BB Cream SPF37 PA++

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Nothing is perfect but THE FACE SHOP's Power Perfection BB Cream SPF37 PA++ checks all the right boxes and comes close. The all-in-one tinted moisturizer promotes hydrated, radiant skin while protecting against UV rays, creating a glass skin complexion that many fans are obsessed with. It’s a long-wearing formula that effortlessly conceals blemishes and lasts all day long without becoming greasy or oily.


No. 3

BANILA CO - Covericious Skin Fit Tinted Moisturizer SPF40 PA++

BANILA CO - Covericious Skin Fit Tinted Moisturizer SPF40 PA++

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We’re bidding dull skin adieu and welcoming a glowy, bright base with open arms, courtesy of the BANILA CO Covericious Skin Fit Tinted Moisturizer SPF40 PA++. It incorporates a Tinted Fitting Technology that allows the product to soak into the skin, enhancing adhesion and reducing smudging. A Cica Calming Complex maintains calm and clarity for a seamless look, a must for anyone looking to nail that ‘no makeup-makeup’ look.


No. 4

heimish - Artless Glow Tinted Sunscreen SPF50+ PA+++

heimish - Artless Glow Tinted Sunscreen SPF50+ PA+++

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The heimish Artless Glow Tinted Sunscreen SPF50+ PA+++ wears many hats: chemical sunscreen, moisturizer, tone-up cream, makeup primer, and makeup base. This MVP formula is the ultimate all-in-one base to achieve even, illuminated skin, protect against sun damage, and maintain healthy hydration levels. The watery texture is not stuffy in the slightest, instead sinking into the complexion like skincare to knock out several steps of your routine at once.


No. 5

Dear, Klairs - Illuminating Supple Blemish Cream SPF40 PA++

Dear, Klairs - Illuminating Supple Blemish Cream SPF40 PA ++

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Ordinarily we’d encourage you to hit pause on base makeup while you’re breaking out in order to avoid aggravating your skin, but the Dear, Klairs Illuminating Supple Blemish Cream SPF40 PA++ is one exception we can approve for acne. This moist cream - made with Aloe Vera Leaf Juice and Sodium Hyaluronate - touts a mild and hypoallergenic formula with a silky texture and natural coverage that masks redness and inflammation. Not only does it even out skin tone, it also keeps the complexion feeling comfortable and protected.


No. 6

Dr. Jart+ - Dermakeup Barrier Beauty Balm SPF45 PA++++

Dr. Jart+ - Dermakeup Barrier Beauty Balm SPF45 PA++++

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Serve your skin a healthy dose of Vitamin B with the Dr. Jart+ Dermakeup Barrier Beauty Balm SPF45 PA++++. A BB cream boasting flawless coverage and all-day comfort, it’s concocted with Vitamins B3, B5 and B6 to strengthen the skin barrier and foster bouncy skin. This formula expertly covers up redness and blemishes, delivering a smooth, semi-matte finish with the help of Ceramide Coated Powder.


No. 7

EYENLIP - Lucent BB Cream SPF50+ PA+++

EYENLIP - Lucent BB Cream SPF50+ PA+++

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Hot and humid weather (hello summer!) can typically wreak havoc upon one’s base makeup, which is why the EYENLIP Lucent BB Cream SPF50+ PA+++ is the one to rise above them all. For one, this Mugwort and Shea Butter-enriched formula is water and sweat-resistant so you don’t have to worry about it melting off your face midday. It provides high coverage that covers up redness and unevenness with just one layer, remaining true to color and enhancing your natural glow.


No. 8

MISSHA - Cho Bo Yang BB Cream SPF30 PA++

MISSHA - Cho Bo Yang BB Cream (SPF30 PA++)

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Die-hard fans of the MISSHA Cho Bo Yang BB Cream SPF30 PA++ have stuck with this formula throughout the years, and its impressive merits have us completely hooked. If you’re seeking a tinted moisturizer with 48-hour wear, a rich, creamy texture and a healthy finish, you’ve stumbled across your next routine HG. Formulated with Bifida Ferment Lysate and Panthenol, over time it alleviates stressed skin and protects it against further external irritation.


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