best sunscreen under makeup

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for best sunscreen under makeup.

Whether you're heading to the beach, spending time in the sun, or just trying to protect your skin from sun damage, a good sunscreen is essential. Check out some sunscreen options that will look good under any makeup look at Sephora.

$38.00

I had my doubts because I’ve been unable to find a mineral spf moisturizer that doesn’t cause my makeup to pill. This product keeps my makeup flawless! ...The only sunscreen I’ve used that doesn’t pill, layers nicely under makeup, and doesn’t rub off my mask at the end of the day. ...favorite sunscreen ever!...Amazing under makeup!

What it is: A mineral-based SPF that’s equal parts clean and silky, Sunvisor absorbs easily into skin and guards against UV rays for a dewy complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Dullness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Licorice: Brightening extract helps protect from discoloration after sun exposure.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Plumps and moisturizes for lasting hydration.
- Aloe Vera: Soothes irritation.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free, reef-safe, and comes in recyclable packaging.

tarteBB blur tinted moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30 Sunscreen

Size: 1 fl oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2413003

Color: Tan - tan skin with a balance of warm & cool undertones

3.6K Reviews

$42.00

the best BB cream ive trided so far. vey light weight. great alone or under makeup...I wear it everyday alone and under makeup for work. Will buy again for sure.

What it is: A revolutionary matte, tinted moisturizer with SPF 30 for a no-makeup look.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Matte

Formulation:
Liquid

SPF: 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Amazonian Clay: Delivers better, longer, truer wear.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Intensely hydrates.
- Vitamin E: Is a natural preservative with soothing, emollient, and antioxidant properties.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, mineral oil, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclocarban, and triclosan. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This skincare-infused multitasker with broad-spectrum SPF 30 delivers medium coverage with a blurred matte fi

Supergoop!100% Mineral (Re)setting Powder SPF 35

Size: 0.15 oz/ 4.25 g·ITEM: 2421618

Color: Light

445 Reviews

$35.00

I wear a cream sunscreen before my makeup, and use this to retouch every two hours. ...Skincare/Makeup Hybrid...I kept seeing this on Tik Tok so I am glad that I got to use it. Sunscreen is supposed to be re-applied every 2 hours but with most sunscreens being liquids or sprays, it is impossible to do this without ruining your makeup look.

What it is: A 100 percent mineral, non-nano setting powder to set makeup, mattify shine, and help you easily reapply your SPF throughout the day.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 100% Mineral Zinc Oxide: Delivers broad-spectrum UV protection.
- Ceramides and Olive Glycerides: Help seal in moisture.
- Coated Silica: Diffuses light and helps to diminish the visible appearance of pores.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten-free, cruelty-free.

SaieSlip Tint – Lightweight Tinted Moisturizer with Mineral Zinc SPF 35 and Hyaluronic Acid

Size: 1.3 oz/ 40 mL·ITEM: 2497501

Color: Nine - for deep skintones with red undertones

1.7K Reviews

$36.00

Great sunscreen...I find the only thing I don’t really care for is that for me it gets a little streaky after I apply, so I found that patting it in after with a beauty blender or brush works best! It gives a beautiful glow under makeup too....It’s light weight and sits beautifully under makeup. I love that it’s a tinted moisturizer and spf combination.

What it is: A lightweight tinted moisturizer with 100% Non-Nano Mineral Zinc Oxide Broad Spectrum SPF 35. Packed with a blend of nourishing and hydrating ingredients for sheer, dewy coverage.


Coverage: Light


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Liquid


SPF: 35


Highlighted Ingredients:

- 100% Non-Nano Mineral Zinc Oxide: Provides clean SPF 35 protection and acts like a shield against UVA and UVB rays.

- Hyaluronic Acid: Helps to attract water and retain moisture in the skin.

Rare Beauty by Selena GomezPositive Light Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2557114

Color: 24N - light medium with neutral peach undertone

1.4K Reviews

$30.00

Wears amazingly too. My makeups on for over 10 hours some days & I squeeze a workout in as well. ...It is super lightweight and feels very nice on the skin. Perfect to wear under makeup. I hate foundation.

What it is: A flexible tinted moisturizer that immediately blurs skin with glowy, light to medium coverage, all while hydrating and protecting skin from the sun.


Coverage: Light


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Liquid


SPF: SPF 20 and under


Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.


What Else You Need to Know: Think no-makeup makeup in a bottle. This weightless, breathable, tinted formula blends like moisturizer into a blurred, hydrated, naturally radiant, and non-sticky finish that lasts.

NUDESTIXNudescreen Daily Mineral Face Veil SPF 30

Size: 1.7 oz / 50 mL·ITEM: 2554889

Color: Hot

431 Reviews

$36.00

This is by far the best SPF moisturizer I have tried that sits flawless under makeup. ...Sits well under makeup as well!

What it is: A light, hydrating, and oil-free SPF lotion, rich in vegan-powered extracts to help protect against free radicals as well as blue light.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Liquid

SPF: SPF 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Purple Tea Extract: Antioxidants defend against free radicals.
- Green Algae Extract: A natural source of niacinamide that provides moisturizing properties.
- Passionflower Extract: Protects the skin from the adverse effects of atmospheric pollutants.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

tarteMini BB Blur Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 0.33 oz/ 10 mL·ITEM: 2413078

Color: Medium - medium skin with a balance of warm & cool undertones

59 Reviews

$18.00

Best tinted spf...Awesome tinted spf had just the amount of coverage was long lasting and the shade blended nicely as a sunscreen didn’t smell horrible like other tinted spf...Must have in makeup bag

What it is: A low-maintenance, long-wearing vegan primer that can be used under (or instead of) foundation for smoother-, brighter-looking skin.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Uneven Skin Tone

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Triple-B Complex: Minimizes the look of pores, while visibly brightening and smoothing your skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

Iris&RomeoWeekend Skin SPF 50 Instant Glow Mineral Sunscreen with Vitamin C + Niacinamide

Size: 1.8 oz / 35 ml·ITEM: 2745149

Color: Universal - sheer luminosity

191 Reviews

$50.00

It isn’t greasy and works so well under makeup....I have been using this product for months now and I am so thrilled to finally find it at Sephora. I use it daily under makeup and or for makeup free days. Love the higher spf and gives you a great glow

What it is: An innovative formula that combines transparent mineral SPF 50 & stabilized Vitamin C serum with dewy, luminous skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Time-Release Vitamin C: Antioxidant that visibly firms, supports natural collagen, and diminishes the look of dark spots.
- 3% Niacinamide: Helps visibly even out skin tone, reduces the look of pores, and smooths texture.
- Non-Nano Mineral Zinc Oxide: Reef-friendly SPF 50 protection shields against UVA/UVB blue light.

Ingredient Callouts: It is cruelty-free, vegan, and comes in recyclable packaging.

$48.00

A Great Moisturizer to Wear Under Makeup!...Under makeup, it just leaves a slight dewy glow without looking oily! ...this is my favorite face sunscreen to wear on its own. under makeup i didn't love it quite as much, but in fairness i still haven't found a sunscreen that sits well under makeup.

What it is: A glowy daily primer with tinted sun protection that leaves a dewy, hydrated finish & preps skin for makeup — now in four flexible shades!

$22.00

Absolutely 100% recommend this sunscreen. So glowy & beautiful and looks fantastic under makeup...great under makeup...not for bumpy/textured skin, I love this under makeup but on its own for my bumpy forehead it doesn’t look good so when I don’t wear makeup I normally go for the unseen sunscreen

What it is: A hydrating, makeup-gripping primer with SPF 40 and blue-light protection that has a pearlescent finish to leave skin luminous with a instant glow.

Skincare Concerns: Dullness, Dryness, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Formulation: Lotion

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin B5: Help boost moisture in the skin, leaving it feeling soft and nurtured.
- Sea Lavender: Provides powerful antioxidant protection while also supporting long-lasting hydration.
- Cocoa Peptides: Help protect the skin from blue-light damage.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

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