8 of the best tinted moisturisers (with SPF, of course)!

Because it's the hard-working skincare x makeup multi-tasker you need in your life.

If there’s one thing we have learned, it’s that if you’re going to skip any part of your skincare routine DO NOT let it be sunscreen. Fair enough, some days we roll out of bed and the prospect of doing a full face of makeup is too exhausting. Enter – a tinted moisturiser with SPF.

More and more people are swapping a heavy foundation for a natural tinted moisturiser with SPF. Not only are they quick and easy to apply, they protect our faces from the sun and give us a healthy glow in the process.

When it comes to getting the most out of your SPF moisturiser, it’s important you’re using enough product to protect your skin.

“Generally 1/2 teaspoon for the face, neck and ears is recommended,” says Global Education Technical Training Manager Tracey Beeby from Ultraceuticals.

“Then spread the product evenly to ensure a consistent coverage. To do this, dispense the product on to the back of your opposite hand to which you are applying with. Using your fingertips, massage the product into your cheeks, forehead, nose and chin using circular movements. This helps with applying it evenly across each facial zone. Don’t forget areas like the temples, between your brows and jawline. Blend thoroughly using your fingertips on both hands to complete the application.”

Sun-screen and makeup rolled into one multi-tasking product that can save us time (and money)? Yes, please!

But, like anything else, not all tinted moisturisers with SPF are created equal. So, here’s our pick of the best.


Trinny London, BFF SPF 30 Cream


When we think of the best moisturiser with SPF, we can’t go past Trinny Woodall’s glow-booster moisturiser.


Charlotte Tilbury, Unisex Healthy Glow Hydrating Tint


Look sun-kissed and lit from within with Charlotte Tilbury’s hydrating SPF moisturiser – a cult favourite!


Clinique, Moisture Surge Sheertint Hydrator SPF 25


Keep the skin plump, dewy, and sun-protected with this hydrating moisturiser!


Glo Skin Beauty, C-Shield Anti-Pollution Moisture Tint


This oil-free tinted moisturiser helps protect against environmental pollution and blue light damage.


Endota, Tinted Mineral Moisturiser


Want something closer to home? Introducing, the best tinted moisturiser with SPF from this beloved Australian beauty spa brand, enriched with nourishing botanicals and free from nasties.


Bobbi Brown, Nude Finish Tinted Moisturiser SPF 15


Light-weight and hydrating, this is a holy grail product for a busy morning.


Natio, SPF50 Tinted Moisturiser


If you’re looking for the best tinted moisturiser with SPF50 (aka: more sun protection), look no further than this natural beauty from Natio!


Ultraceuticals, Ultra UV Protective Daily Moisturiser SPF30 Sheer Tint


This is a broad spectrum daily SPF that provides the benefits of protecting the skin against both UVA and UVB rays. It is ideal for use when you don’t want to wear makeup for a gorgeous sheer and natural glow.

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