Never heard of tinted sunscreens? You’re missing out! Just like the name suggests, a tinted sunscreen combines the UV-shielding and protective qualities of a traditional sunscreen with a colored base to provide both sun protection and skin coverage. Talk about the best of both worlds!
Now that you’ve got the gist of tinted sunscreens, what are you waiting for? Here’s a list of ten unique tinted sunscreens developed to fit different skin types.
Got acne? Ditch thick and cakey foundations! Instead, give Naruko’s Tea Tree Anti-Acne Sunscreen a chance to treat, protect and cover your skin. Formulated with salicylic acid, tea tree oil and tamarind extract, this tinted sunscreen fights and covers blemishes with a high sun protection factor of 50.
Best cruelty-free tinted sunscreen - suitable for dark skin
Price from SGD54.00
Give your skin a well-deserved treat with Tarte’s BB Tinted Treatment 12-Hour Primer Broad Spectrum with SPF 30. Available in 4 shades, this multitasking superstar can moisturize, fight aging and harmful UV rays while sporting buildable medium coverage. It can also be used as a primer or makeup base for a flawless finish.
Best tinted sunscreen and moisturizer
Price from SGD55.00
Thanks to Laura Mercier’s Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen, you can ditch your moisturizer, sunscreen and foundation! Formulated with vitamin C, E and antioxidants, this 3-in-1 product smoothens out fine lines and nourishes the skin as it covers and shields your skin against the harsh sun.
Best tinted mineral sunscreen with zinc oxide - suitable for dry skin
Price from SGD58.00
For that dewy, natural glass skin effect, give Soleil Toujours 100% Mineral Sunscreen Glow with SPF 30 a try. Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and nutrients, it deeply nourishes dull, aging skin by maintaining skin elasticity and fighting off UV skin damage while leaving a light, natural veil of coverage.
Best for sensitive skin
Price from SGD39.12
It’s frustrating when sunscreen gives your sensitive skin an opposite effect of what it’s supposed to do. Fret not! With the Anthelios Sunscreen SPF 50+ Ultra Light Tinted Fluid, your skin will stay nourished, protected and covered. Developed for sensitive skin, it’s formulated with La Roche-Posay’s thermal spring water and Mexoplex filter system to ensure its formula is non-irritating, non-comedogenic and non-sensitising.
Best for dry and aging skin
Price from SGD52.00
Restore your skin’s elasticity and firmness with Drunk Elephant’s Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense SPF 30. Loaded with antioxidants and nourishing oils, this tinted sunscreen fends off UV damage and free radicals to promote a youthful complexion. With a natural, glowy finish and SPF 30, your skin will look and feel healthy while being protected against environmental and UV stressors.
Best affordable tinted sunscreen from the drugstore (below SGD 50)
Price from SGD11.81
No more caking on heavy and thick foundations, it’s time to embrace the no-makeup makeup look with Biore’s UV Aqua Rich Watery BB Essence with SPF 50 and PA++++. The water-based formula is infused with hyaluronic acid and citrus essence to hydrate and nourish the skin. Lightweight and non-sticky, this tinted sunscreen is suitable for all skin types.
Most UV tints can lean a tad too orange for fair skin types, but with URIAGE’s Bariesun Fair Tinted Cream SPF 50+, you don’t have to worry about looking like an Oompa Loompa. The hypoallergenic formula contains Uriage Thermal Water, vitamins and the unique anti-UVA-UVB filtering system to protect your skin as it provides light coverage.
Best with iron oxide - suitable for rosacea skin
Price from SGD43.00
Rosacea causing your skin to flush and flare up? Have no fear, the Ultra Repair Tint Cream SPF 30 is here! Thanks to soothing ingredients like Allantoin and Colloidal Oatmeal, this sunscreen tint can alleviate and calm down redness and sensitive skin. It also has buildable coverage to help even out and brighten your skin tone.
Best full coverage tinted sunscreen
Price from SGD70.00
Going for that no-makeup makeup look? Then the NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 30 is for you! The oil-controlling formula perfects your skin, improves the appearance of fine lines and pores as it protects your skin from the harsh UV rays.
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