2017 Best of Beauty: Best BB Creams, CC Creams and Tinted Moisturizers

Best BB Creams, CC Creams, and Tinted Moisturizers 2017

2017 Best Tinted Moisturizers BB Creams and CC Creams

Best BB Creams CC Creams and Tinted Moisturizers


If you are looking for alternatives to the best makeup foundations of 2017, then this list of BB Creams, CC Creams, and Tinted Moisturizers might be right up your alley! Tinted moisturizers provide sheer coverage with light pigment and usually offers SPF protection. BB Creams are “Beauty Balms” or “Blemish Balms”. BB Creams are tinted moisturizers with skin boosting ingredients. BB Creams prime your skin, blur imperfections and can fight signs of aging. CC Creams are “Color Correcting” and are like BB Creams but have more pigment and the added benefit of covering up any discolorations (like dark spots, redness, etc).

Now that you know the difference between tinted moisturizers, BB creams, and CC Creams, check out the top products below!


Almay Smart Shade CC Cream Complexion Corrector

Almay Smart Shade CC Cream Complexion Corrector



Good Housekeeping‘s award-winning Almay Smart Shade CC Cream is the perfect marriage of lightweight plus clarity enhancing skin care for beautiful coverage now and beautiful skin later. This lightweight formula instantly covers imperfections flawlessly and corrects discolorations. Over time Almay’s Smart Shade brightens and evens your natural skin tone while preventing future damage with SPF 35.


BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream


allure best of beauty 2017

Allure‘s award-winning Bare Minerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream packs a powerful punch as a moisturizer, foundation, and SPF, all in one. This mighty little mineral makeup tube provides the wonderfully hydrating benefits of both BB cream and CC cream with powerful broad spectrum SPF 30 to reveal a naturally radiant finish that’s always photo-ready.


Estee Lauder Daywear Anti-Oxidant Beauty Benefit BB Creme SPF 35

Estee Lauder Daywear AntiOxidant Beauty Benefit BB Creme SPF35


Estee Lauder Daywear Anti-Oxidant Beauty Benefit BB Creme is yet another Good Housekeeping award winner. Estee Lauder’s BB Creme offers all-in-one moisture, protection, and flawless perfection. This lightweight BB Creme creates an instant, even-toned, healthy look and delivers high-performance, oil-free hydration that helps to control excess surface oil.


Giorgio Armani Beauty Maestro Glow

Giorgio Armani Beauty Maestro Glow

Glamour Beauty Awards 2017

Update: Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow has been discontinued 🙁

Glamour‘s award-winning Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow is a fluid makeup formulated with concentrated nourishing oils. Maestro Glow gives sheer. buildable coverage to unify and correct skin tone. It gives lasting radiance and offers high protection from damaging UV rays.


Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer



Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer is an InStyle award-winning multi-tasker. This tinted moisturizer is lightweight and has a moisturizing formula that adds a soft hint of color which evens and enhances skin without hiding it. Laura’s Tinted Moisturizer has sodium hyaluronate hydrates which softens fine, dry lines; Broad Spectrum SPF 20 UVB/UVA sunscreen protection and antioxidant vitamins C and E that help protect your skin from the damaging effects of the environment.

Maybelline New York Dream Fresh BB Cream




Good Housekeeping‘s award-winning Dream Fresh BB® Cream is a daily 8-in-1 BB skin perfector that brightens, smoothes, hydrates, and protects skin with broad-spectrum SPF 30. Maybelline’s Dream Fresh BB Cream gives skin a dewy finish. The BB cream adjusts to skin tone, blurs imperfections, and protects with broad-spectrum SPF 30. This replenishing water-gel formula will leave your skin feeling fresh.


NARS Tinted Moisturizer




InStyle‘s award-winning  NARS Tinted Moisturizer is a lightweight tinted moisturizer with a broad spectrum SPF. NAR’s advanced, oil-free formula provides a translucent veil of color while helping to reduce the appearance of hyperpigmentation and dark spots. This tinted moisturizer is Infused with lush botanicals and ingredients to immediately help thirsty skin feel hydrated. Kopara from French Polynesia and mineral rich seawater helps to revive and re-mineralize skin for a softer, smoother, and brighter natural glow.


  1. Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Tint

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating tint

allure best of beauty 2017

Neutrogena® Hydro Boost Hydrating Tint is an Allure award winner and applies flawlessly while instantly quenching skin, leaving skin so hydrated it looks smooth and fresh all day. This foundation moisturizes and plumps skin for 24 hours with hydrating hyaluronic acid. It creates a natural, moisturized and fresh look.



Olay Total Effects Tone Correcting CC Cream with SPF

Olay Total Effects Tone Correcting CC Cream



Olay Total Effects Tone Correcting CC Cream with SPF 15 is a Good Housekeeping award winner that improves the appearance of your skin with 7 beauty benefits. Olay’s CC Cream fights fine lines and wrinkles, uneven tone, age spots, uneven texture, dryness, moisture barrier loss, and dullness. This hardworking CC Cream also provides nourishing moisturization and includes a Broad Spectrum SPF 15 sunscreen to help protect your skin from exposure to the sun’s harmful rays.

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