It's fair to say that Laura Mercier's tinted moisturiser is the original and one of the best. Other must-try formulations include; Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser, bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream.
If we're honest, it's impossible to choose just one - let alone narrow it down to just a handful. Here the best crop of tinted moisturisers to shop in Australia.
Invisible Zinc Sheer Defence Tinted Moisturiser SPF50
Invisible Zinc’s Sheer Defence is a lightweight tinted formula perfect for those no make-up days when you still want some coverage. Free from chemical ingredients, this physical sunscreen is made with Zinc Oxide to offer maximum UV protection. Available in three shades: light, medium and deep.
$34; at priceline.com.au
Perfect for creating a natural-looking, dewy everyday base. What's more? As the name suggests, Zincredible is a physical sunscreen with SPF 15 protection.
$45; at gotoskincare.com
bareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream
The gel-like formulation provides medium-coverage while protecting skin from harmful UV and free radical damage.
$49; at meccca.com.au
Charlotte Tilbury Unisex Healthy Glow Hydrating Tint
Designed to adapt to your skin tone - this barely-there fluid is deeply hydrating with just a touch of bronze pigments for a radiant complexion. Skin-loving ingredients work to banish fine lines.
$50; at charlottetilbury.com/au
Nars Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser
A staple in most make-up artist's kits for good reason. This is essential for creating that 'lit from within' luminosity without using a tone of beauty products. Add this to your cart if you have dry skin.
$69; at mecca.com.au
La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo [+] Unifiant
Award-Winning mattifying acne treatment with the added benefits of sheer coverage. Optimal for acne-prone skin and medium to oily skin types.
$23.99; at priceline.com.au
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser
Not already a Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser fan? Prepare to be won over by the creamy effortless face base that has become a staple among celebrities, models, editors and make-up artists everywhere. Its powerful blend of vitamin C and E help protect your skin from damaging environmental effect and offers anti-ageing benefits when used over a period of time.
$70; at mecca.com.au
L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift® Luminous Serum Tint
This lightweight formula provides mature skin with immediate benefits, using nourishing oils and vitamin E to smooth fine lines and wrinkles whilst providing a radiant tint.
$14.99; at amazon.com
Jane Iredale Dream Tint Tinted Moisturiser SPF15
This skin-enriching formula uses algae extract to hydrate skin and creates a soft-focus effect by smoothing wrinkles and fine lines. It’s perfect for creating sheer-to-medium coverage, or as a primer for mineral make-up.
$80; at adorebeauty.com