moisturizers for summer

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for moisturizers for summer.

Summer is the season for vacations, pool parties, and trips to the beach. It's also the season for heat rash, sunburn, and dry skin. If you're looking for a way to keep your skin hydrated and comfortable during these months, a moisturizer is necessary.

tarteMaracuja Hydrating Tinted Moisturizer

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL ·ITEM: 2343556

Color: 46N tan-deep neutral - tan to deep skin with neutral undertones

352 Reviews


I've never been a big foundation wearer because I have dry skin and live in a hot, humid climate so I don't like how thick full-coverage stuff feels. ...I love this tinted moisturizer! It’s very sheer but never less has light coverage.

What it is: A vegan, ultralightweight tinted moisturizer that delivers sheer coverage while infusing skin with maracuja super fruit for up to 12 hours of hydration and wear.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Delivers moisture, visible firmness, and suppleness.
- Maracuja Oil: Rich in essential fatty acids and vitamin C for firmer-, brighter-, smoother-looking, more hydrated skin.
- Turmeric Root Extract: A soothing ingredient that helps reduce the appearance of redness.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, and triclosan. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

Laura MercierMini Tinted Moisturizer Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 0.85 oz/ 25 mL·ITEM: 2306397

Color: 0W1 Pearl - very fair warm

528 Reviews


Great for the summer...I live in the south where summers are very hot and humid so I tend to wear tinted moisturizers and cc creams. ...I absolutely love this Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer!!! It transformed my hot summer skin into super hydrated skin with a radiant summer glow!

What it is: A mini tinted moisturizer for a sheer hint of coverage for an effortless no-makeup makeup dewy finish.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens.

What Else You Need to Know: This perfect blend of skincare and makeup improves your skin over time with a hydrating complex made up of macadamia and kukui seed oils. This helps increase the skin's moisture levels long-term for up to 24 hours of hydration, while reducing the signs of visibly dry skin.

Laura MercierTinted Moisturizer Oil Free Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 20

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50.2 mL·ITEM: 2449478

Color: 0N1 Petal - very fair with neutral undertones

6.4K Reviews


It’s a bit more than ‘tinted’ but it’s become my go to on hot, humid days when I don’t want to wear foundation. ...Great for Florida summers!...It’s also very long lasting in the hot humid weather which is a huge plus!

What it is: A lightweight tinted moisturizer with a cult-favorite formula that provides sheer coverage and a blurred matte finish.

Coverage: Light




Highlighted Ingredients:
- Oil-Absorbing Powders: Help keep skin shine-free with a natural, demi-matte finish.
- Licorice Root Extract: Soothes irritated or troubled skin.
- Vitamin E: Helps protect against damaging effects of the sun.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: This cult-classic tinted moisturizer provides demi-matte, sheer coverage that quickly gives skin a soft-focus effect.

Laura MercierTinted Moisturizer Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2250710

Color: 1W1 Porcelain - fair warm

3.3K Reviews


Personally I think this is a great product for us that live in the hot humid south, its sheer and light weight. (Any of us that live in the south east US know at times it can get so hot the makeup will melt off you face.)I received this product courtesy of influencer...Miracle for the hot summer weather!...Highly recommend if you’re looking for some light coverage on a hot humid day! I received this product for testing purposes.

What it is: A bestselling tinted moisturizer with a new and improved formula, infused with skincare benefits for up to 24-hour hydration and SPF 30 sunscreen to protect.

Coverage: Light

Finish: Natural

Formulation: Liquid

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination


Highlighted Ingredients:
- Macadamia and Kukui Seed Oils: Help increase the skin's moisture levels long-term for up to 24 hours of hydration, while reducing the signs of visibly dry skin.
- Silica Treated Pigment: Helps create a soft-focus effect for a naturally dewy finish.
- Tamarind Seed Extract: Locks in moisture and gives enhanced antioxidant protection.


The moisturizing properties worked very well, and my skin felt great all day! Especially in hot, humid weather. I do not like using heavy or scented products, and this was neither!...When I initially tried this product it was during the hot humid summer months. It was August and it seemed like nothing could ever soak into my skin.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An unbelievably lightweight, oil-free water-jelly that delivers 24-hour hydration repair plus pollution protection.

Solutions for:
- Dryness

If you want to know more…
This 24-hour hydrator with Clean Shield Technology™ locks in moisture and filters out pollution. The oil-free, refreshing water-jelly texture is non-sticky, leaves no residue, and penetrates quickly. It strengthens skin’s moisture barrier, improves resiliency, and creates skin that’s smooth, strong, and healthy-looking with a pure, clean glow.


This is such a gorgeous moisturizer! I have dry skin, so this works well as a day cream in the winter for me or night cream in more humid environments and the summer. ...Brighten + Glow Moisturizer was gifted by First Aid Beauty. I like the feel and it moisturizers my skin very well and does not leave any lasting residue.

What it is: A light and refreshing gel-cream moisturizer with vitamin C that hydrates and visibly brightens—for a healthy-looking glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Stabilized Vitamin C
- Peach Micro-Pearls
- Ginger Extract

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. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You


This goes on nicely but I think I prefer the Cream version. Nice for the summer hot days....Great moisturizer so far! I was having trouble with dry skin around my mouth and cheeks and this fixed it within 2 days.

What it is: A daily moisture for up to 24 hours of moisture.
Skin Type: Normal and Dry

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Squalane: Restores skin’s natural moisture balance to keep it extra soft and supple.


My New Favorite Summer Moisturizer...My skin literally drinks this moisturizer in! I love the gel consistency and it is perfect for hot and humid summer days! ...I love the instant hydration without over-hydrating and it’s perfect for dry skin that changes their moisturizer to gel in the summer.

What it is: A moisturizer that protects against external aggressors while visibly reducing dullness, evening the complexion, and hydrating for up to 24 hours.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cacao Extract: Protects skin with antioxidants.
- Peony Extract: Visibly boosts skin’s glow.
- Ophiopogon japonicus Root Extract: Soothes skin.

What Else You Need to Know: This intensely hydrating face cream leaves your skin healthy-looking, supple-feeling, and soft. Powered by antioxidant-rich ingredients, it protects against external environmental aggressors like weather

Products related to moisturizers for summer

moisturizers for hair
“This smells so good and leaves my hair very moisturize. I have to hide these from my fiancé and son because they love the smell of it too”
shimmer moisturizers
“I love this everything is perfect EXCEPT the amount of shimmer...if the sun is shinning (I'm outdoors a lot) I look like I'm out of the movie Twilight with all the shimmer..... it's only a "glow" if you're indoors. ”
primer for summer
“Primers are finicky. I have used primers that have sat on the face making makeup difficult to apply and I have used primers that make my face so dry that they end up being worthless. ”
moisturizers for accutane
“As someone on accutane with sensitive skin, the new cleaner formula, without the lavender fragrance, is just what I needed”
moisturizers with antioxidants
“This has a lot of great ingredients, Vitamin C, antioxidants, Ferulic Acid and Vitamin E. This moisturizer has a slightly thick feel and it’s very hydrating”
luxury moisturizers
“I've had pretty much similar results from other products. So is the luxurious feel of the cream itself worth that much”
lightweight moisturizers
“It does nothing better than any other moisturizer. It is light and does not have pre-clogging ingredients, but I feel like you can find the same benefits in other products”
face moisturizers for winter
“This is saving my skin right now. Between the dry, cold air outside and the heated air inside, my skin would normally be very irritated and flaky this time of year”
thick moisturizers
“The best tinted moisturizer! This is thick!! I used hylaraunic serum underneath and put this on top”
Makeup Products For Summer
“The warm to is great to help a fading summer tan”