Along with the beach visits, BBQs, and stylish bikinis, the dog days of summer also hail the arrival of humidity and harmful UV rays. Unless you're trying this sunscreen plus foundation trick, your next best bet is to opt for an all-in-one weightless and sun-protected moisturizer that will keep your face hydrated *and* give you coverage. Read on to find our favorite picks.
This moisturizer combines Chinese and French beauty know-how to deliver results that brighten and moisturize skin (think of it as a tea facial in one little tube).
Pur-lisse BB-Tinted Moist Cream SPF 30, $32; .
As tinted moisturizers go, the lot of 'em tend to skew preeetty pricey, but this NYX formula delivers quality coverage on a dime. It has a matte finish and helps create a natural base to start off your day.
NYX Cosmetics Tinted Moisturizer, $10; .
Splotchy skin is never a good look come summer, so trust the vitamin C and Radiance Booster in this formula to help even out your skin tone and reduce the appearance of pigmentation.
M.A.C. Lightful C Tinted Cream SPF 30, $30; .
A classic in the moisturizers game, this NARS formula is beloved for its ability to remain both lightweight and grippy on skin, even on the most humid days.
NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30, $44; .
For that weightless nude makeup effect, look to this one-step product that covers unexpected blemishes and skin imperfections, while treating skin to a mix of vitamins and antioxidants.
Lancome Bienfait Teinté Beauty Balm Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30, $47;.
If crow's feet and fine lines are your worst skin enemy, beeline to this moisturizer with hyaluronic acid that tightens up sun-damaged skin.
Dermalogica Sheer Tint SPF 20, $46; .
People will try to guess how you achieved the *glow-y* shine to your skin post Coola application.
COOLA Rosilliance Organic BB Cream SPF 35, $52; .
This all-in-one mineral gel cream does the work of the best BB creams, CC creams, and moisturizers, but, you know, minus the clutter. Count on the natural ingredients like olive and coconut extract to moisturize and brighten your skin tone.
Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Tinted Gel Cream, $20; .