After a long period of being at home, full-coverage foundation has become somewhat foreign. Instead, we’ve been leaning into raw, natural skin, embracing all the quirks that come with it — think freckles, scarring, breakouts and pigmentation.
Overall, it’s been refreshing to take a break from heavy make-up and instead focus on skincare — layering serums, creams and oils in order to achieve natural-looking radiance. But with our IRL social calendars slowly filling up again, we’re currently seeking out sheer base products that will lift our skin without too much coverage.
Enter skin tints. While they’re not exactly revolutionary products, so many of our favourite brands are releasing beautiful formulas that blend skincare benefits with believable coverage. They afford a laid-back approach to traditional foundation, while also being super comfortable in the sticky summer heat. So, if you don’t already have a skin tint in your makeup kit, now is the perfect time to try one. We’ve put together a few of our go-to formulas, and some top application tips.
Tints worth trying
Whether you’re after a super glowy finish or something that looks like skin, but better, here are some of the best products right now:
Fenty Beauty Eaze Drop Blurring Skin Tint
Available in 25 flattering shades, this tint marries fresh coverage with long wear. It’s actually resistant to sweat and humidity, a bonus when it’s so humid outside. It also has a natural finish that’s hydrating but flexible, working to blur the look of imperfections without covering up skin texture.