Tinted creams for teens

If you are new to the make-up scene and are looking for something with a tint that is light, hydrating and evens skin tone, give these simple workers a try. Whether it’s a BB or CC Cream or the original tinted moisturiser, there is one to suit your skin. Be it problematic, acne-prone skin or skin that needs colour correcting – these will do the trick.

BB Cream = Beauty Balm | Blemish Balm
CC Cream = Colour Correct | Complexion Corrector
Tinted Moisturiser = Moisturiser with a slight colour to it

Tinted moisturisers for teens


  1. Almay CC Cream, R140
  2. Pond’s Flawless Radiance BB Cream, R89.99
  3. black|Up CC Cream, R445
  4. Garnier Oil Free BB Cream, R74.95
  5. MAC Studio Moisture Tint, R320
  6. Ralo BB Cream, R69.50
  7. Wet n Wild Ultimate Sheer Tinted Moisturiser, R69.95
  8. The Body Shop All-In-One BB Cream, R199
  9. Essence All-In-One CC Cream, R59.95
  10. Clinique Moisture Surge Tinted Moisturizer SPF 15, R320
  11. Lush Colour Supplement Multi-Purpose Base Colour, R165
  12. Dermalogica Sheer Tint, R620
  13. Avon BB Cream, R179.95
  14. Revlon PhotoReady BB Cream, R160

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Tint off! 


10 Responses

  1. I just love these comments saying that teens don’t really need BB/CC creams. Being a teen myself and never really having worn makeup before, it reminds me that I don’t need to feel compelled to look ‘beautiful’ by using multiple makeup products. Embracing my natural, young skin will always be best!

  2. These look great, but I’m wondering if BB/CC creams are necessary for teens.

  3. I think teens should embrace their young skin. You don’t have to wear BB and CC creams as a necessity, maybe just for going out or certain occasions. Sometimes our skin needs to breath and if you do use this, make sure you use a good wet wipe (simple) and a good makeup remover to unblock your pores so that they do not fill up with dirt and encourage acne. I notice nowadays many teens PLASTER their faces with makeup and they don’t remove it properly because they know they will just have to put it on the next day. Apply and remove appropriately, you will thank yourself when you are older.

  4. For a teen, I would recommend the Garnier BB cream out of this selection.
    Firstly for practicality because it’s light, hydrating and gives just enough of a sheen. And secondly for the price tag. I can’t justify a teenager spending R600 on a tinted moisturiser.
    My mom would have never allowed that :)

  5. The Lush Colour Supplement Bases look intimidating.. But I would like to try it out

  6. So many great bb and cc creams. I have only used the ponds one. I want to try out essence and garnier.

    1. The Garnier one is the best for the price I’d say! I wear mine regularly and it feels amazing on my skin.

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