16 Of The Best Tinted Moisturizers, Foundations & CC Cream

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Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show Aired October 02, 2019

When it comes to adding a touch of color to your already gorgeous face, there’s a seemingly endless list of options for you to choose from.

There are foundations, tinted moisturizers and CC creams, to name a few — and each one offers you something completely different. While the best foundations will cover up discoloration you may not want to see (hormones, are we right?), tinted moisturizer offers a touch of coverage with a boost of hydration, and CC creams add in skin-spoiling nutrients, too!

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Still not sure where to begin? Well, at the very least, there’s nothing better than the best of the best — and thanks to Rachael's favorite style and beauty experts (we polled more than 20!), a list of the 16 best foundations, tinted moisturizers and CC creams is exactly what we have for you.

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And the true cream of the crop? That would probably be the foundation that received a whopping seven votes. Can’t hurt to start there! 

(But remember, nothing’s better than your already flawless face. ?) 

Best Foundations

1. Armani Beauty Iconic Luminous Silk Foundation 
7 votes: the original plus-size model Emme, lifestyle guru Amy E. Goodman, celebrity hairstylist Tabatha Coffey, Rachael Ray Show hairstylist Carrie Minchin, Rachael's makeup artist Joe Simon, makeup artist Ashlee Glazer, and leading NYC dermatologist Dr. Whitney Bowe

2. Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Le Teint Radiance Awakening Foundation
1 vote: Emme

3. Mally Complexion Perfection Soft Focus Foundation
1 vote: makeup queen and founder of Mally Beauty, Mally Roncal

4. Tom Ford Traceless Perfecting Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15
1 vote: Kim Kardashian's hairstylist Chris Appleton

5. Bobbi Brown Skin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF 15
1 vote: gastroenterologist and internist Dr. Roshini Raj

6. Perricone MD No Makeup Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 20
1 vote: Rachael Ray Show makeup artist Robin Hamilton

7. Shiseido UV Protective Stick Foundation SPF 37
1 vote: Rachael’s hairstylist Patty Mocarski

8. Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation
1 vote: celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble

9. MAC Studio Face and Body Foundation
1 vote: Ashlee Glazer

10. Dior Airflash Spray Foundation
1 vote: Rachael's stylist Cara Jammet

11. LORAC Sheer POREfection Foundation
1 vote: expert bra fitter Kimmay Caldwell

12. Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Flawless Longwear Foundation
1 vote: beauty and lifestyle expert Milly Almodovar

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Best Tinted Moisturizers 

13. Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Oil Free
1 vote: tastemaker Lilliana Vazquez

14. It Cosmetics Bye Bye Foundation Full Coverage Moisturizer with SPF 50+
1 vote: Emme

15. NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30
1 vote: Ashlee Glazer

Best CC Cream

16. It Cosmetics CC+ Cream with SPF 50+
4 votes: beauty expert and makeup artist Jenny Patinkin, style and beauty guru Gretta Monahan, Robin Hamilton, and our buddy and top makeup artist Cynde Watson, who is a paid spokesperson for the IT Cosmetics brand on the Home Shopping Network and Today’s Shopping Choice

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