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We are shocked, TBH.
Tinted moisturizers, BB creams, CC creams … name them as you like, but they are (usually) fairly interchangeable in terms of formula and a great product alternative if you A) give your skin a break from heavier foundations want to give at the moment or B) just prefer lighter formulas that improve skin care. Another advantage? The drugstore is secretly overflowing with top-class formulas that are just (or sometimes even better!) Than some of the expensive, well-known formulas. It's about getting the best for your money without sacrificing the finish, durability, or end result of our makeup application. That's why we turned to beauty retailers such as Amazon and Ulta, which offer a large selection of high-end make-up brands and cheaper drugstore labels. Then we looked for the top rated, tinted moisturizer formulas for drug stores that had similar (if not nearly identical) ingredient recipes to more expensive names. Spoiler: We found some! Below, we're going to introduce you to nine of the best tinted drugstore moisturizers you should try if you're looking for an expensive, stickerless finish. Scroll on! Average rating: 4.3 / 5 stars. I'm the first to admit that Laura Mercier is one of my favorite prestige beauty brands, and it also makes the most iconic tinted moisturizers in the industry. Nevertheless, the matte, oil-free version has been neglected compared to Covergirl's drugstore formula on Ulta's website. It has a new clean formula, is applied and dries to a flattering matte finish, and is $ 36 cheaper. Average rating: 3 stars Average rating: 4.4 stars. Despite the fact that these two tinted moisturizers contain great ingredients (like ultra-moisturizing hyaluronic acid), ColourPops' lesser-known but still fabulous alternative is $ 14 cheaper and has an average rating of 4.4 stars on Ulta's website to First Aid Beauty is 3.7. Average rating: 3.7 stars Average rating: 4.5 stars. If you choose Burt & # 39; s Bees' popular drug-tinted moisturizer instead of Origins & # 39; s legendary Zingy formula, you will still get a clean, non-toxic formula, shine, and lots of antioxidants, but you will $ 28 more of that has dollars in your pocket. Average rating: 4.3 stars Average rating: 4.3 stars. Both serum-toned moisturizers offer glowing ingredients for a light, moist finish. However, if you surf through the reviews and ratings on Amazon, you will find that the former actually win with a higher ratio of five-star ratings and a significantly lower price. Average rating: 3.8 stars Average rating: 4.2 stars. So there are some differences between these two tinted moisturizers. Nyx's drugstore formula isn't as clean as Juice Beauty’s, and it’s also lacking the brand’s SPF and plant stem cell technology. That said, it's vegan, PETA-certified, non-comedogenic, enriched with aloe and cucumber extracts, cheaper, and full of glowing reviews. It also promises an impressive eight hours of hydration and easy coverage. Average rating: 3.8 stars Average rating: 4/5 stars. I spoke very loudly about how amazing the formulas of Physicians Formula are and how certain staples (like this foundation!), What formulas look like, how they feel and how 10 times their price is applied. This branded tinted moisturizer is no different! It has tons of reviews on Amazon and still manages to keep a solid four-star rating. And, like the Honest Beauty formula, it's full of clean ingredients (think organic jojoba, sunflower seeds and avocado oils) and a helpful dose of SPF. The Honest Beauty formula also has four stars, but significantly fewer reviews. (And it's much more expensive.) Average rating: 4/5 stars Average rating: 4.3 stars. The main selling point of these two tinted moisturizers is their excellent anti-aging properties. Both are highly rated (although Neutrogena actually has more ratings on Amazon, which increases its credibility on the street). However, Neutrogena's formula at the drugstore price is particularly cool, as it contains other antioxidants in addition to SPF, vitamins and retinol and the Holy Grail ingredient retinol. In other words, it's a powerfully tinted moisturizer if you have fine lines or wrinkles. Average rating: 4.3 stars Average rating: 3.9 stars. This tinted multitasking moisturizer-BB cream hybrid from the drugstore brand Maybelline really does it all. It blurs imperfections, balances the skin tone, brightens, smoothes, hydrates, protects with sun protection factor 30 and does not clog the pores thanks to the oil-free, non-comedogenic formula. Derma-E's formula promotes many of the same benefits, but costs you an additional $ 11, and the reviews aren't quite as outstanding. Average rating: 3.1 stars Average rating: 3.8 stars. Entertaining fact: Garnier actually makes two different versions of this tinted moisture in the drugstore – one that targets greasy or combination skin types, and another that targets anti-aging. Both have nearly 2,000 reviews for Ulta and solid 3.8-star average ratings. Garnier & # 39; s supplants Lancômes comparable formula ratings and helps to cover up any imperfections that you want to camouflage. provides oil-free, long-lasting moisture; and has a helpful dose of skin protecting sun protection factor. Average rating: 2.9 stars. Next up: the 7 most wanted face creams – and their less expensive drugstore dupes