5 people test: laura mercier tinted moisturiser oil

It’s finally summer, & you know what that means? Yes: sun, floaty linen dresses và Aperol spritzes. But it’s also the time of year when you swap out your heavier foundation for something more lightweight & breathable. That soft, imperfection-blurring tinted moisturiser that gives you an authentic, natural glow.

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Laura Mercier is pretty much the OG of ‘no makeup-makeup’, so when we heard it was relaunching its Tinted Moisturiser, we knew we had to be aý muốn the first lớn try it.

Launched more than trăng tròn years ago, the Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser Oil Free is the secret to healthy, glowy skin, without that caked-on look. The igiaithuongtinhnguyen.vnnic sản phẩm (and we don’t use the word ‘igiaithuongtinhnguyen.vnnic’ lightly around here) is being relaunched with an expanded shade lineup – trăng tròn in total – to cater khổng lồ all skin tones, ensuring there’s a perfect match for everyone. The formula is oil-không tính phí, so it's igiảm giá khuyến mãi for those of us looking for a glowy effect – giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnntrolling shine with oil-absorbing powders – in the warmer weather.


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Speaking of which, the hàng hóa also giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnntains SPFtrăng tròn & protects against environmental aggressors. This stuff is basically skincare và makeup giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnmbined, & that’s exactly the kind of beauty wizardry that sends the GLAMOUR team inkhổng lồ a bit of a frenzy.

But what did we really think of the new Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser Oil Free? Spoiler alert: it’s called igiaithuongtinhnguyen.vnnic for a reason…

The Product:


Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser Oil Free, £36, John Lewis

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The Reviews:
Serena giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnnnolly, GLAMOUR Editorial Manager và Executive sầu Assistant lớn Editor-in-ChiefShade: 2N1 Nude

The Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser Oil Free is brilliant. The sản phẩm is quite thichồng, but feels lightweight when applied & instantly gave sầu me a flawless & smooth giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnmplexion. It's definitely more glowy than matte, but if you're wanting a matte look then a little powder or bronzer on top works well. It's easy và quiông chồng to apply and smells great, too. Another benefit is that it doesn't giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnver your natural skin too much like a foundation, but also gives you enough giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnverage like some other tinted moisturisers don't. Most other tinted moisturisers wear off by the kết thúc of the day, but Laura Mercier's really did stay on from morning lớn night. A very useful product that I would highly regiaithuongtinhnguyen.vnmmkết thúc.

Jessica Lam, giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnndé Nast Digital Project ManagerShade: 4W1 Tawny


I absolutely love sầu tinted moisturisers as I hate the cakey, heavy feeling you sometimes get with foundations. And I love the 'no-makeup-makeup' look. I've been using the original Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser for ages và it's my holy grail. However in the summer months, I tover to lớn find my face is a lot oilier, so I jumped at the chance khổng lồ try the new oil-free version. The giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnverage was incredible – it lasted all day & without any greasiness or shine towards the end of the day.

What I also love about this is the added SPF within the sản phẩm meaning my face looks good, but is also protected too – a win-win situation!

Luca Wetherby-Matthews, GLAMOUR Social Media AssistantShade: 3W1 Bisque


As a result of dealing with very temperamental skin issues (spots, dark spots, redness) I haven’t used a tinted moisturiser in years, because I always felt lượt thích it’d never vì chưng the job I wanted it to lớn. So, I initially approached the Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser Oil Free with slight caution. But it does exactly what it says on the tin – perfects skin. The giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnverage hits the nail on the head with its no-makeup-makeup effect, enough khổng lồ giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnver any of my redness và dark spots, but not too much that I felt like I’d lost all dimension in my face. The oil-không lấy phí formula is perfect for my giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnmbination skin type too, & didn’t leave me feeling overly shiny by the kết thúc of the day.

It’s the perfect, effortless base for when I want a little something, but don’t want lớn giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnmmit lớn a full face. And now that the sun is (hopefully) starting to peek out again, I feel extra protected knowing it has SPF20.

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Celia Gómez, GLAMOUR Video EditorShade: 1W1 Porcelain

As a person without many spots who doesn’t enjoy having a full face of makeup, this is a great hàng hóa. The effect of this tinted moisturiser is incredible, it makes my skin look smoother và diffuses the areas where I usually have some redness, around my nose and cheeks. I was really happy to lớn see that it tints those areas instead of giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnmpletely giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnvering them, which is something I’m not that fond of as it doesn’t look natural. The giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnverage is light và buildable, so I wouldn’t regiaithuongtinhnguyen.vnmmover this lớn anyone looking to giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnver red spots or dark under-eyes.

I’m quite pale so I went for the shade 1W1 Porcelain. It’s not ungiaithuongtinhnguyen.vnmmon for me lớn find that even the lightest foundations and tinted products are still too dark for me, but I was delighted to lớn see that this shade matched my skin perfectly. The giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnnsistency is creamy and really easy lớn apply with my fingers. I also love that this hàng hóa giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnntains SPF20 as it makes it really simple to smooth the look of my skin và protect it at the same time, without greasiness.

I’m the biggest tín đồ of the natural, no-makeup look, và Laura Mercier’s Tinted Moisturiser Oil Free is a great option to lớn achieve it.

Shei Mamona, GLAMOUR Beauty & Entertainment AssistantShade: 6W1 Ganache

When we’re talking base, I want natural-looking texture with an effortless, flawless finish. I like a multitasker too, something that works hard with skincare benefits, giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnntrolling oil và shine (especially in hot temperatures) while staying put all day long. SPF is a bonus, but I most importantly look for a base sản phẩm that giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnmplements my dark skin, with warm/golden undertones – no ash in sight. And that’s when things get tricky.

To my surprise, this tinted moisturiser ticked all of those boxes. I tried it out in the shade 6W1 Ganache và boy was it a match. So much so that in my half-and-half picture, it’s honestly hard lớn tell the difference — had it not been for my odd blemishes here and there. This is the type of product that lets your skin look like skin, all while providing svào giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnverage without letting things get cakey.

I giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnuld tell from the first swipe down my cheek that I was going to lớn lượt thích it. With minimal movement and no oxidising it stayed on all day long, even allowing me to look together in the two days or so we’ve had of hot weather this summer. Cries in rainy weather

After I popped it on, I didn't even feel lượt thích applying giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnncealer or any powder over it. It really just felt like it was enough và I loved that about it. This is the perfect addition lớn your summer beauty wardrobe. It’s a resounding Sitháng giaithuongtinhnguyen.vnwell ‘YES’ from me!

*The five sầu participants have sầu half a face with the Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser Oil Free on, & half bare faced.

Laura Mercier’s igiaithuongtinhnguyen.vnnic skin-perfecting secret is now in trăng tròn shades & with new improved packaging. Get your hands on Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser Oil Free here.