My New Favorite Tinted Moisturizer | Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow


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Even if you’re new here, it’s probably pretty to tell that glowy, natural makeup is kind of my thing. I’ve tried and loved lots of tinted moisturizers over the years, but I recently discovered a new favorite, and that is the Smashbox Halo Healthy Glow All-In-One Tinted Moisturizer.

This product is $36 for 1.4 oz and can be purchased from Sephora, Ulta, Nordstrom, and the Smashbox website. It is available in 12 shades. Although the product is more sheer and the range is relatively balanced, I believe it could be more inclusive.

In addition to SPF 25, this formula features hyaluronic acid, rose extract, niacinamide, goji berries, gold, and peptides to hydrate, plump, and nourish the skin.

I struggle with acne and redness, so I am always hesitant to try new tinted moisturizers because some have absolutely no coverage, but this was a pleasant surprise. It has a lightweight, breathable texture but buildable, light to medium coverage. Its natural, glowy finish would work well with all skin types, especially dry and combination skin.

The most impressive part about this tinted mositurizer is that it is hydrating and glowy while still being extremely long lasting — a combination that can be challenging to find in a product; it has a built-in primer, which helps my makeup look amazing for over 16 hours, even in warm weather and while wearing glasses and my face mask. I like to complete ny final look with a setting powder or setting spray to make it last even longer.

Thank you so much to Influenster for the opportunity to try this product – I would definitely repurchase this myself.

Disclaimer: This post contains one or more beauty products that companies have been kind enough to send me free of charge for review purposes. PR Samples will always be indicated by an asterisk (*). I only support products that I genuinely use and love, and I only collaborate with brands about which I feel passionate and whose values align with those of my blog and myself. As a result, all opinions expressed on Makeup By Makena are always honest and are never influenced by an outside source.

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