7 Everyday Bases To Add To Your Summer Make-Up Routine
7 Everyday Bases To Add To Your Summer Make-Up Routine

7 Everyday Bases To Add To Your Summer Make-Up Routine

If you’re looking for a reliable, everyday lightweight base, we've got you covered. From tried-and-tested classics to new favourites, the SL Community and the SL team have shared their go-to products for achieving a fresh, natural-looking complexion.
By Sapna Rao

All products on this page have been selected by our editorial team, however we may make commission on some products.

CC Cream Super Active Complete Correction SPF 50, £50 | Chanel

Best For: Managing Redness

With its minimal coverage and high SPF, this product is a must-have for those who want to protect and perfect their skin. Infused with a potent super-fruit extract, it deeply moisturises, corrects and enhances skin's radiance while providing a light veil of coverage. The fluid, silky texture effortlessly glides onto skin, leaving it looking fresh and luminous.

Available at Boots.com

CC Cream Clair, £20.50 | Erborian

Best For: A Skincare Infused Formula

This one boasts a powerful combination of skin-loving ingredients, including vitamin B3. Offering unparalleled protection against harsh environmental factors and harmful UV rays, this multi-tasking hero is the ultimate daily essential for a glowing complexion.

Available at Erborian.com

Skin Enhance Luminous Tinted Serum, £39 | Rose Inc

Best For: A Luminous Finish

It’s not often you come across a weightless yet customisable base like this. Enriched with skin-loving ingredients, it not only hydrates, it also smooths and evens out the skin's texture and tone. The gel-like consistency, combined with subtle pigment pockets that break on contact with the skin to provide a flawless yet natural-looking coverage.

Available at SpaceNK.com

Sheer Skin Tint, £42 | Summer Fridays

Best For: A Sheer Finish

Looking to recreate that holiday glow without the fuss? This product offers sheer but effective coverage for those who love a dewy, radiant finish. If you're after a bit more coverage, simply layer it with your go-to concealer to achieve that flawless look.

Available at CultBeauty.co.uk

Daily Protection BB Cream SPF 30, £13.99 | Kiko

Best For: Medium Coverage

Kiko's foundation is a must-have for our founder Georgie – and it’s easy to see why. Not only is it incredibly affordable, it also delivers on its promise of providing buildable coverage with a hydrating finish. Unlike other foundations containing SPF, this formula won't leave your skin feeling heavy or greasy – instead, it imparts a lightweight veil of coverage for a flawless complexion. Whether you're looking for a natural daytime look or something more polished, this one deserves a spot in your make-up bag.

Available at KikoCosmetics.com

Nu Bare Look Tint, £28 | YSL Beauty

Best For: An All Rounder

A makeup-skincare hybrid, this product is lightweight and buildable. Part of YSL's latest range of hybrid products, it's also fragrance, chemical, and allergen free – making it perfect for sensitive skin. For an even, natural finish, we recommend working the product in with your fingers.

Available at YSLBeauty.co.uk

Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturiser SPF 30/PA+++, £37 | NARS

Best For: Oil-Prone Skin

This one is for anyone who likes a glowing, weightless base but struggles with oily skin. With an oil-free formula, it won’t block pores but still imparts a velvety finish and just the right amount of radiance. Full of naturally derived botanicals and other hydrating ingredients, it keeps skin properly hydrated throughout the day.

Available at NARSCosmetics.co.uk

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