Skin tints, the latest sensation in the beauty world, are revolutionising the “your skin but better” trend. With their soft coverage, dewy texture, and weightless feel, they effortlessly enhance your natural beauty for a barely-there look.

Leading the way in the quest for a flawless “no makeup” makeup look are skin tints, the epitome of natural beauty. TikTok sensation Dani, also known as missmonolids, has even coined the term “lazy lazy makeup girl” to describe the ease and radiance of skin tints. And with the warm weather upon us, lightweight face makeup is a must, making skin tints the perfect choice.

Keep reading to discover the top skin tints that everyone is raving about!


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Skin tints under RM50

Wet n Wild Barefocus Tinted Hydrator

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This skin tint features a buildable, sheer-to-medium coverage that leaves a thin veil of semi-matte and natural-looking skin.

Mostly known as the skin tint that went viral on TikTok a while back, it contains hyaluronic acid and vegan squalane to keep your skin oh-so-moisturised and looking healthy as ever.


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Netizens are even gushing about how this skin tint is super affordable yet performs like a high-end product!

Wet n Wild Barefocus Tinted Hydrator retails for RM42.90 at Shopee.

Maybelline Fit Me Fresh Tint

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From one of our favourite drugstore beauty brands comes a makeup tint and skincare product that provides light, natural coverage with instant fresh and bright skin.

Infused with vitamin C and SPF50/PA+++, this skin tint’s dermatologically tested formula will protect your skin from harmful rays and brighten it with every wear.


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Suitable for oily, combination, and sensitive skin, the Fit Me Fresh Tint comes in eight shades and leans more towards the higher coverage end when it comes to skin tints. For days when you want longer wear, you might want to skip this as it usually last for up to 10 hours.

There have been split reviews on TikTok by beauty enthusiasts and netizens discussing how well the product works really depends on your skin type. So make sure this is fit for your skin before purchasing!

Maybelline Fit Me Fresh Tint retails for RM41.90 at

Skin tints under RM100

peripera Ink Blurring Skin Tint

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peripera’s known for its liquid makeup products, so why not give the lightweight skin tint a try?

Promising an even skin texture and perfect coverage, the Ink Blurring Skin Tint works like a primer to blur pores for the ideal complexion. Your makeup will stay fresh for the whole day too.

Other than having SPF 50+ PA+++ protection, it also holds beneficial ingredients like sand lily, alpine rose, and edelweiss extracts to nourish your skin.

peripera Ink Blurring Skin Tint retails for RM76 at SheeLab.

Neutrogena Radiant Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 30

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Walk out of your door with a hint of shimmer and lots of glow with this oil-free tinted moisturiser.

It contains vitamins A, C, and E, which helps to brighten and hydrate your skin simultaneously. There’s also squalane present in the formula to allow for easy application and flawless coverage as it won’t settle into your pores.

Neutrogena Radiant Tinted Moisturizer with SPF 30 retails for RM98 instead of RM105 at Ubuy.

Skin tints under RM 200

Tower28 SunnyDays SPF 30 Tinted Sunscreen

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For those with acne-prone or sensitive skin, you might be deterred from using skin tints as it usually doesn’t have enough coverage to hide acne scars and active breakouts.

However, at Tower28, they made sure to create this tinted sunscreen that has a buildable, light-to-medium coverage that’s pigmented enough to perfect your skin but without discounting on that natural, dewy finish.

Complete with 14 shades, the formula includes hydrating white sage extract that helps make inflamed blemishes less visible.


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Additionally, this skin tint is the first and only complexion makeup with the National Eczema Association’s Seal of Acceptance, so you can definitely trust that it’s safe for even the most sensitive types of skin.

Tower28 SunnyDays SPF 30 Tinted Sunscreen retails for RM160 at Wonders Malaysia.

Saie Slip Tint Dewy Tinted Moisturizer

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Another beauty product that has garnered tons of buzz on social media, Saie’s bestselling and multi-award-winning skin tint is a must-have.


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Showcasing the signature SaieGlow™, this tinted moisturiser is small but mighty. It’s packed with hydrating hyaluronic acid, licorice root extract for brightening, 100% mineral zinc-oxide for clean SPF protection, and pansy flower to deliver antioxidants and fight free radicals.

Saie Slip Tint Dewy Tinted Moisturizer retails for about RM162.32 at Cult Beauty.

Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint

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Glossier’s skin tint is the perfect pick if you’re really looking for more skin and less makeup.

Its ultra-thin and breathable formula has diamond powder in its ingredients list, which leaves you with a brightening, soft-focus effect and reduced appearance of pores. Meanwhile, the glycerin acts as a moisture lock for great hydration.

Available in 12 sheer shades that adapt across skin tones, you’ll be flaunting smooth and dewy skin indefinitely.

Glossier Perfecting Skin Tint retails for RM180 at Shopee.

Skin tints under RM250

Lumene Invisible Illumination Instant Glow Fresh Skin Tint

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This moisture-packed skin tint hydrates and perfects the skin for a youthful look. Its gel-like texture blends seamlessly into your skin to reveal a radiant, second-skin look.

Available in four universal shades, its pure Arctic spring water and Nordic algae deeply hydrate the skin for up to 24 hours — making this skin tint more soothing than most. You’ll be assured that your skin feels fresh and supple!

Lumene Invisible Illumination Instant Glow Fresh Skin Tint retails for RM246 at Ubuy.

Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40

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This award-winning skin tint is suitable for all skin types and has 30 shades in its range, with dark shades categorised into cool, neutral, and golden undertones.

Thanks to a skin-loving blend of hydrating ingredients like squalane, niacinamide, and hyaluronic acid, this powerhouse hybrid product will leave you with a natural, radiant glow, and improve your skin texture and elasticity.


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Unsurprisingly, Ilia’s skin tint is highly raved about and has countless TikTok beauty and makeup lovers giving it a green tick.

Plus, you’ll feel extra protected from any sort of harmful light including UVA, UVB, UVC, blue light, and infrared.

Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 retails for RM211.49 at REVOLVE.

Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint SPF 30

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Also a widely popular option, Milk Makeup offers a 3-in-1 skin tint, SPF, and face oil beauty product.

Dubbed to be the skin tint that gives the most glow of them all, it evens out your skin tone for a weightless coverage and a radiant glow. What helps with the stunning, healthy finish is a blend of avocado, jojoba, mandarin, grapeseed, and olive-derived squalane oils.

Plus, you got to love its pen-like packaging that makes for an easy and convenient application on the go.

Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint SPF 30 retails for about RM234.52 at Cult Beauty.

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Tula Radiant Skin Brightening Serum SPF 30

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Tula’s weightless and breathable skin tint has also been surfacing a lot on social media.

The serum-light formula features the brand’s Rainbow Seabright Elixir, which brightens and evens the look of skin tone, provides SPF 30 protection, and is clinically proven to increase skin radiance. It also has collagen and hyaluronic acid to ensure your skin is plump, smooth, and hydrated with every use.


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Available in 30 shades, the makeup-skincare hybrid product was developed with an intensive shade exploration process with professional makeup artists that are experienced in working on diverse skin tones. And it’s fit for all skin types, including sensitive and acne-prone ones!

Tula Radiant Skin Brightening Serum SPF 30 retails for RM251 at Ubuy.

Summer Fridays Sheer Skin Tint

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This sheer skin-perfecting tint will let you live out your all-natural makeup dreams!

With 10 shades to choose from, it has a featherlight finish and can conceal pores, redness and uneven skin tones without making your base look cakey.

Other than having a humectant blend of glycerin and hyaluronic acid, this skin tint is also infused with tiger grass (centella asiatica) to help soothe the skin and reduce redness.

Summer Fridays Sheer Skin Tint retails for about RM252.56 at Cult Beauty.

RATIONALE Beautiful Skin Superfluid SPF30

RATIONALE Beautiful Skin Superfluid SPF30

Australian brand RATIONALE‘s newest skin tint delivers a glowing coverage that blurs imperfections and calms the appearance of redness, leaving you with polished, perfected, and protected skin.

Clad in a glossy black bottle, its sheer formulation amplifies your skin’s natural radiance while protecting your skin from all sorts of solar damage.

The brand offers six skin-adapting tints based on the six Melanotypes (derived from research on how your skin tans and burns). That means you’ll surely find a fit no matter what your skin tone is.

RATIONALE Beautiful Skin Superfluid SPF30 retails for S$121 (about RM404.24) and will only be available from 2 May 2023 at sg.rationale and all RATIONALE stores in Singapore.

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