Just as we strip off layers of clothing when the hot weather arrives, we should be doing the same with our make-up too. Its time to let your foundation hibernate and embrace a tinted moisturiser with SPF instead. ELLE unveils the tints that even your skin tone (without masking) and hydrate, for a glowing summer complexionMore
USP: With 15 shades there’s a hue to suit every skin tone; unusual for a tinted moisturiser.
Coverage: Light and best suited to those with naturally good skin who want sheer coverage.
What else? The SPF25+ protects against over 96% of UVA (ageing) and UVB (burning) rays. It is also high in antioxidant protection with Vitamins A, B, D and E to protect the skin, while aiding repair, collagen synthesis and moisture levels.
Becca Luminous Skin Colour Tinted Moisturiser SPF25+, £33
USP: Make-up with impressive skincare benefits.
Coverage: Medium/full making it ideal for uneven skin tones.
What else? This tinted moisturiser contains a peptide (known to rev up collagen production); in this case it is a plant-based peptide dubbed Instalift that tightens the skin by 26% within an hour of application. Hydration is also key - it contains hyaluronic filling spheres to increase the skin’s hydration and fill in fine lines.
Hourglass Illusion Tinted Moisturiser SPF15, £40 at Liberty