Want a more subtle, no-makeup-makeup look? We got you. Skip the heavy coverage (or notorious ‘cake-face’) in favour of these lightweight tinted moisturizers for every skin type. From products for sensitive skin to those that provide a dewy glow, here are some of the best tinted moisturizers on the market right now.

For A Dewy Glow

Touted as “more skin, less makeup,” Glossier’s Perfecting Skin Tint is here to get you that cool-girl-on-Instagram-who-doesn’t-have-nearly-enough-followers look. It’s lightweight and meant to let your freckles flag fly.

Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint, glossier.com

For A Classic

Before the onslaught of alphabet creams – BB, CC, and even EE creams – there was this tried and true favourite. If you love the formula but are prone to acne, try their oil-free version instead.

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer, lauramercier.com

For Dry Skin

Bobbi Brown’s lightweight formula will instantly hydrate your reptilian skin, all while giving you sheer coverage.

Bobbi Brown Extra SPA 25 Tinted Moisturizing Balm, bobbibrowncosmetics.com

For Anti-Ageing


This skin tint includes hyaluronic acid, which helps promote firmer skin and elasticity.

Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint, sephora.com

For Oily Skin


Packed with Vitamin C, M.A.C’s tinted moisturizer helps reduce the appearance of pores and discoloration. It goes on smooth for a natural finish, and is best for non-sensitive skin.

M.A.C Lightful C Tinted Cream SPF 30 with Radiance Booster, maccosmetics.com

For Sensitive Skin

The antioxidant-heavy balm by pūr~lisse is free of parabens, fragrance, and oil. It also helps soothe inflamed areas, making it great for those suffering from fickle skin.

pūrlisse BB Tinted Moist Cream SPF 30, birchbox.com