SPF Beauty: Foundations, BBs and CCs You Need This Summer

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Most beauty lovers are suckers for a good multitasking product. Rather than slathering on some sunscreen and topping it off with foundation, the BBs, CCs and foundations mentioned below have SPF infused in their formulas. Use them at the start of the day, and feel confident that your skin looks flawless and is protected at the same time. Keep reading for our favorite SPF beauty products.

Laneige BB Cushion Pore Blur: Laneige was the brand that brought the BB cushion compact to the mainstream, and now they’ve taken their formula to the next level. This lightweight compact targets oily areas to minimize the appearance of pores, leaving you with a flawless, semi-matte complexion. With SPF 50, it’s the perfect light-coverage foundation for running errands or heading to the beach. ($38)

Dr. Jart+ Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30: This is arguably the best color corrector out there…and it has SPF 30 as an added bonus. Green in the jar, it changes to a beige color once it makes contact with your skin. Use it to correct any redness or blemishes. It also brightens the appearance of dull or tired skin, giving you a healthy glow. ($52)

IT Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream with SPF 50+: A cult classic with good reason, this bestselling CC cream truly does it all. The color-correcting formula has a full coverage finish that conceals any imperfection on your face. It’s moisturizing, smoothing, brightening…yet feels extremely lightweight. The formula reduces the look of redness, wrinkles and pores, so give it a try no matter your skin concern. ($38)

Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Water Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15: This super-lightweight foundation feels like air on your skin, but has a full coverage finish that will cover up any skin concern you might have. This extremely hydrating ‘water foundation’ has a consistency unlike anything you’ve tried before – it’s a must for those with dry skin. It will conceal any redness or dark spots, while minimizing the look of wrinkles and pores. ($39)

BareMinerals Matte Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15: Love loose powder foundation? There’s nothing quite like BareMinerals’ formula. Buildable, natural and weightless, it’s the perfect daytime coverage. It absorbs any excess oil and covers up any imperfections, but looks like you’re wearing nothing at all. Available in thirty shades, there’s truly a perfect match for everyone. ($28.50)

NARS Velvet Matte Skin Tint Broad Spectrum SPF 30: This oil-free ’skin tint’ has a bit more coverage than your typical tinted moisturizer. It can be built up to a medium coverage, with a velvety matte finish that leaves skin looking completely flawless. The ‘Transparent Blurring Powders’ in the formula allow skin to both look and feel super smooth, while SPF 30 protects the face from any sun damage. ($45)

Kate Somerville UncompliKated SPF 50 Soft Focus Makeup Setting Spray: Turn any foundation into an SPF-infused one by finishing it off with a spritz of this Kate Somerville setting spray. A fine mist with SPF 50, this spray both allows makeup to last for hours and protects your skin from the harmful effects of the sun. ($38)

Clinique Acne Solutions BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 40: If you have oily or sensitive skin, this Clinique BB cream is for you. Specifically developed for those with acne-prone skin, this BB targets excess oil, controls shine and provides UVA/UVB protection. The lightweight formula gives off a beautiful ’no makeup makeup’ finish. ($38.50)

Lancome Teint Idole Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick SPF 21: Long-lasting, full coverage, flawless foundation…that has the added benefit of SPF. This weightless stick foundation by Lancome does it all. It glides beautifully onto the skin to provide you with even, gorgeous coverage, absorbing oil and minimizing the look of any imperfections. You can also use it as a concealer to target any specific problem areas. ($42)

Perricone MD No Foundation Foundation Serum SPF 30: A serum-foundation hybrid, this formula is fantastic, especially if you are of a more mature age. It’s designed to perfect your complexion and minimize any signs of aging, targeting dark spots and uneven skin tone. The semi-matte finish allows your real skin to peek through, leaving your complexion natural, yet flawless. ($60)

Which SPF-infused foundation is your go-to? Let us know in the comments below!