illuminating creams

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for illuminating creams.

If you're looking for a new way to illuminate your face, look no further than illuminating creams. These products are designed to be worn on the skin and give the appearance of having a sheen of light from within. They can be used in a variety of ways, from adding a subtle glow to brightening your complexion.

IT CosmeticsCC+ Cream Illumination with SPF 50+

Size: 1.08 oz/ 32 mL·ITEM: 2130987

Color: Light Medium - pink beige shade with cool undertones

853 Reviews


Glow...A constant in my beauty bag is This illuminating CC, Pop lash extension mascara,...very illuminating...covers well, not completely, but I didnt expect it to. it illuminates my skin so well!! I love it.

What it is: A color-correcting, full-coverage foundation with SPF 50 physical mineral sunscreen that delivers a flawless, radiant finish.

Coverage: Full

Finish: Radiant

Formulation: Cream

SPF: SPF 50+

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Collagen: Enhances visible elasticity for a youthful, smooth appearance.
- Peptides: Help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and support natural collagen for smoother, firmer-looking skin.
- Niacin (B Vitamin): Supports skin barrier function and visible elasticity, promotes a more even-looking tone, and combats the appearance of blemishes and hyperpigmentation.

NARSPure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 1.9 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2456028

Color: Gotland - L1.2 - very light to light with cool undertones

3.4K Reviews


I'm loving all the chemicals it's formulated without and I truly do feel like my face glows, enough that I stopped using my Sheer Glow and switched to this. ...Love this cream! I have super sensitive skin and don't like wearing foundation every day.

What it is: A lightweight tinted moisturizer that hydrates and smooths skin while brightening with vitamin C and protecting with SPF 30.

Coverage: Light



SPF: SPF 30 and Under

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Vitamin C: Visibly evens out skin tone for a brighter-looking complexion.
- French Polynesian Kopara: Helps to hydrate, condition, and refine the look of skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.


I’m a minimalist with makeup and wanted a moisturizer that would give me a nice glow. I was trying to find a replacement for my glamglow illuminating moisturizer that got discontinued and thought maybe this would work. ...Healthy Summer Glow!...Lightweight cream that instantly gives you a sun kissed face!

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Combination
✔ Dry

What it is:
A year-round hydrating, tinted moisturizer.

Solutions for:
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
Charlotte Tilbury's moisturizer creates a sunkissed, summer glow any time of the year. Lightly tinted and incredibly hydrating, this streak-free formula absorbs easily, leaving behind just the right amount of natural, radiant color.


I thought CC products were a marketing gimmick until I tried this cream. You have to use moisturizer right beforehand, otherwise the result looks blotchy. ...It is matte, but I use illuminating foundation for my older skin so I still have a dewy look.

What it is: A bestselling green-to-beige cica cream with mineral-SPF protection that rapidly neutralizes the look of redness and visibly evens tone for healthy-, natural-looking skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Redness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Mineral Sunscreen (Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide): Reflects UVA/UVB rays to protect skin from sun damage.

What Else You Need to Know: For centuries, tigers in the Asian wetlands have rolled around in Centella asiatica (aka tiger grass or cica) to help heal their wounds. Taking inspiration from the tigers, this K-beauty favorite utilizes visibly reparative tiger grass to soothe, calm, and moisturize skin.

bareMineralsCOMPLEXION RESCUE® Tinted Moisturizer with Hyaluronic Acid and Mineral SPF 30

Size: 1.18 oz·ITEM: 1687870

Color: Opal 01 - for very fair cool skin with pink undertones

4.1K Reviews


It is sheer, feels light to the face, and makes me glow. I am using the Natural color. I highly recommend this product....Illuminating...I have healthy, mature skin but felt it was lacking that "glow" of my youth and certainly hydration. This was the answer to my prayers.

What it is: A clean, multitasking tinted moisturizer that combines hydrating skincare benefits with naturally radiant, sheer-to-light coverage and SPF 30.

Coverage: Light



SPF: 30 and under

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Helps replenish and boost skin’s moisture.
- Olive-Derived Squalane: Quenches dry skin with all-day hydration that feels light and refreshing.
- Mineral-Based Sunscreen: Protects from damaging UVA and UVB rays.

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