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shimmer moisturizers

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

The best shimmer products will give you a healthy, radiant glow. They're great for summer, and they can be worn year-round. Here are some of shimmer lotions and creams on the market today.

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

Size: 1.18 oz·ITEM: 1687953

Color: Chestnut 09 - for dark neutral skin with peach undertones

4K Reviews


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. ...I use primer(hour glass veil) with mine and notice better shine control and stays on longer....Shimmer

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.


Such a great tinted moisturizer for dry skin!...I usually don’t use tinted moisturizers as I haven’t loved some of the competition’s that I tried in the past. ...Also it has shimmer!

What it is: A tinted moisturizer that contains radiant pearls hand-selected for each shade.

Coverage: Light



SPF: SPF 30 and Under

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Luminescent Pearls: Add a hint of radiant color while reflecting light to brighten dull skin.
- French Algae: Helps visibly improve skin’s natural radiance.
- Plant-Based Hydration: Promotes water retention by supporting skin’s resilience and vitality.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS & SLES and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

Laura MercierTinted Moisturizer Natural Skin Perfector Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 1.7 oz/ 50 mL·ITEM: 2250561

Color: 1C0 Cameo - fair cool

3K Reviews


I love the shimmer!...It is the adequate coverage that I was looking for and I love the shimmer it gives to my skin....It does leave some shine, so a setting powder would take this from a casual look to a polished one.

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.


Love This Moisturizer....It absorbs fast and doesnt leave a sticky residue. The light shimmer is so pretty and isnt too much, just a little sparkle. ...It’s very lightweight, smells absolutely wonderful, and has a gorgeous shimmer to it. I personally don’t think the shimmer/glitter is too overpowering.

What it is:

An ultra-lightweight body milk for soft, glowing soft skin.

What it is formulated to do:

With an ultra-light, whipped texture, this body milk combines almond oil, milk, and proteins with silicium to help nourish, soften, and tone the skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:

- Parabens

- Sulfates

- Phthalates


good moisturizer...Is does have a slight shimmer to it, but not noticeable on the skin. I’ve started a vitamin c serum and this moisturizer to help with discoloration so I’m waiting to see if it works!...After a few hours the shine peeks through my nose but trust me it’s lasting way longer than a lot of the other moisturizers I’ve tried, epochal my those that claim to be oil free.

What it is: A silky moisturizer containing 0.5% Symbright® that visibly brightens the skin while boosting moisture levels.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dullness and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 0.5% Symbright®: Visibly brightens and improves the appearance of uneven skin tone.
- 2% Kakadu Plum Extract: Rich in vitamin C, it quickly boosts skin’s radiance and luminosity.
- 1% Red Algae Complex: Provides long-lasting moisture and hydration to the skin.

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


It's not the best moisturizer I ever used but it's not the worse. It is very serum like feel with a shimmer look. ...Natural glow, without excessive shine...It contains Algae concentrate and Niacinamide to control sebum, therefore preventing excess oiliness and shine. Somehow this moisturizer both assists in controlling natural facial oils and simultaneously achieves a subtle, natural looking glow.

What it is: A liquid moisturizer to reduce the appearance of excess surface oil and shine while optimizing hydration and helping to preserve the skin barrier.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Patented, Exclusive Alguronic Acid: Hydrates and reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
- Sebum-Fighting Algae Concentrate: Visibly reduces excess surface oil and shine.
- Niacinamide (Vitamin B3): Visibly brightens and improves skin texture and tone.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil.


i like this, but i can't use it on my entire face because it looks like i dropped a shimmer bomb on myself, too shiny for me! so i tend it use it to highlight under lose powder on those days that i'm looking for a glow but don't want to wear any make up....It adds another layer of moisture while perking up my complexion. The shine isn't over the top, it's totally fine to wear by itself but I generally layer it under BB cream- it feels like a good level of everyday glow for me.

What it is:
A bestselling luminizing moisture balm that supports skin and imparts an instant glow.

What it is formulated to do:
Bobbi Brown’s Illuminating Moisture Balm provides an instant glow with pearl particles, a burst of hydration, and long-term skin-improving benefits help energize a tired, dull complexion to bring back its natural radiance.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
Bobbi created Extra Illuminating Moisture Balm for those days when you need an extra pick-me-up. Try it and instantly see why Bobbi calls it a "Cinderella cream".

TatchaMini The Water Cream

ITEM: 2315349

Size: 0.34 oz / 10 mL

4.3K Reviews


Love this moisturizer! Feels so good on my skin and helps me control the shine. ...Helps me to be shine free for longer and makes my face super smooth and blurs my skin!

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

What it is:
An oil-free, anti-aging water cream that releases a burst of skin-improving Japanese nutrients, powerful botanicals, and optimal hydration for poreless-looking skin.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Pores
- Dullness and uneven texture


Goes on thicker where the original sinks in immediately this leaves a shine original not so much....This product is amazing the scent the way it glides on your body. The shine it leaves 100% will surely buy this again

What it is: A collagen-rich daily body cream that visibly boosts elasticity for replenished, plump-looking skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cacay Oil and Plant Squalane: A gentle retinol alternative that supports cell turnover for nourished skin.
- Plant-Based Collagen: A vegan collagen that supports skin‘s structure, density, and bounce.

What Else You Need to Know: This hydrating body cream supports elasticity and collagen and is infused with cacay oil to support cell turnover—leaving skin feeling bouncy and velvety-soft. It has a fresh, fruity-floral scent.


It gives a really nice glow without any kind of glitter or shimmer and works really well under every foundation and tinted moisturizer that I tried it with. ...YSL NU really gives it that extra shine, it has replenish my skin with the necessary oils to hydrate it and make it shine!

What it is: A 24 hour priming moisturizer with shea butter and vegetal glycerin to achieve a glowy skin look with or without makeup.

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“I love this tinted moisturizer on my sensitive skin. It's buildable and gentle on my skin without looking cakey and made up”
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“The best tinted moisturizer! This is thick!! I used hylaraunic serum underneath and put this on top”
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“I was somewhat disappointed that it did not have SPF in it as I do prefer my daily moisturizer to have. Upon discovering that this one is designed to be used day and night though, I can overlook not having SPF for a good daily moisturizer”
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“This is by far the best tinted moisturizer I have used. It’s perfectly smooth and light and evens out my complexion beautifully”
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“I've had pretty much similar results from other products. So is the luxurious feel of the cream itself worth that much”
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