Last year, many of us went foundation-free while cooped up at home amidst lockdown. But as life slowly goes back to normal, we can't help but yearn for more coverage again. This time, though, we no longer have the effort to apply a full base—especially in this sweltering heat. So we find ourselves reaching for skin tints, the dewy and skin-friendly alternatives of our former full coverage favorites. And JSYK, these weightless tints aren't heavy on the wallet either.
If you're looking for some recs, here's a list of 10 natural, long-wearing skin tints under P1000:
1. Belo SunExpert Tinted Sunscreen SPF50 PA++++
Fun fact: This tinted sunscreen is a favorite among many local stars like Alexa Ilacad and Toni Sia. With its skin-perfecting finish and moisturizing feel, this cult-fave has also gained our stamp of approval.
Belo SunExpert Tinted Sunscreen SPF50 PA++++ 50ml, P619.50, Available on Lazada
2. SunPlay Skin Aqua Sarafit UV Tinted Base SPF50 PA+++
Perk up dull and tired skin with this brightening product from Sunplay. Featherlight and dewy, its barely-there coverage is perfect for low-maintenance girls.
Sunplay Skin Aqua Sarafit UV Tinted Base SPF50 PA+++, P425, Available on Watsons
3. Issy & Co. Active Skin Tint SPF 35
Can't find your perfect shade match? This tint from Issy & Co. comes in nine diverse shades that perfectly fit Filipino undertones. Now repackaged in a convenient tube, it also pampers your skin with niacinamide, glycerin, and squalene.
Issy & Co. Active Skin Tint SPF 35, P499, Available on Lazada
4. blk Cosmetics Skin Tint Sun Shield SPF 30
Anne Curtis is the queen of glow, so it's no wonder that her brand's skin tint boosts radiance like no other. Plus, its featherlight consistency doesn't feel oily at all!
blk Cosmetics Skin Tint Sun Shield SPF 30, P499, Available on Lazada
5. Happy Skin Dew Cooling Serum Foundation SPF 15
Although marketed as a foundation, Happy Skin's formula is watery enough to pass as a skin tint. Infused with hyaluronic acid and cica, this easy multi-tasker also doubles as a moisturizer.
Happy Skin Dew Cooling Serum Foundation SPF 15, P999, Available on Lazada
6. Sunglow by Fresh Tinted Sunscreen
Even when your makeup has SPF, dermatologists still recommend wearing a separate sunscreen to ensure proper sun protection. But if you find yourself rushing through your morning routine (or if you're just feeling tamad), this handy tint from Fresh already offers broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection.
Sunglow by Fresh Tinted Sunscreen, P329, Available on Shopee
7. All Covered By Anna Cay Tinted Sunscreen
ICYDK, Anna Cay is a beauty vlogger with nearly one million followers on YouTube. So you can rest easy knowing that her beauty expertise is unrivaled, and this long-wearing tint is definitely proof.
All Covered By Anna Cay Tinted Sunscreen, P588, Available on Lazada
8. QUICKFX Pimple Eraser Rescue Skin Tint 50ml
It's difficult to find skin-friendly products for breakout-prone skin, but this QUICKFX tint might just end your search. While concealing your zits, this product also decongests your skin with zit-busters like salicylic acid and glycolic acid.
QUICKFX Pimple Eraser Rescue Skin Tint 50ml, P249, Available on Watsons
9. Face Republic Full Bloom Sun Tint SPF50+ PA++++
For a smooth, second-skin finish, go for Face Republic's bestselling skin tint. Its sheer coverage naturally evens out your skin tone without leaving a hint of a white cast.
Face Republic Full Bloom Sun Tint SPF50+ PA++++ 50mL, P599, Available on Lazada
10. Hello Glow Anti-Pollution Tinted Sunscreen
If you have oily skin, this product from Hello Glow will be your next fave. Packed with niacinamide and Vitamin E, it'll keep excess sebum at bay all throughout the day.
Hello Glow Anti-Pollution Tinted Sunscreen, P185, Available on Shopee
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